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February 2018

FEBRUARY HOME SALES RELEASE

In February, the 377  residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), were an increase of 40 per cent compared to last month and a decrease of 20.5 per cent compared to home sales a year ago.

January 2018

JANUARY HOME SALES SNOWED UNDER BY LOW INVENTORY

There were 270 residential sales in January through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), a decrease of 18 per cent compared to January 2017.

December 2017

2017 - A RECORD BREAKING YEAR IN REVIEW

2017 came with skyrocketing prices, high consumer demand and a total residential sale volume of over 3 billion CDN in Kitchener-Waterloo alone. Between competitive prices, tons of buyers from within KW and many buyers flocking to the region from the GTA, 2017 was certainly a seller's market in the world of Real Estate.

The year ended on a strong note with over 300 home sales in December; a whopping 13% higher than the previous five-year average. With new mortgage stress test kicking in in January, December buyers felt pressured to purchase a home before the deadline.

November 2017

NORMAL NOVEMBER FOR HOME SALES

Although home sales this past month were down by 20% compared to the record breaking numbers seen in November 2016, this year’s numbers are on par with the previous 5-year November average of 424 home sales.

October 2017

RESIDENTIAL SALES STEADY IN OCTOBER

With sale numbers being nearly on-par with last year’s record breaking numbers, buyer’s demand continues to surpass the supply of homes on the market.

September 2017

SOLID HOME SALES IN SEPTEMBER!

High demand and lower supply made for a steady market this September. With prices up and overall sales down, the seller's market seems to be going strong.

August 2017

STEADY HOME SALES IN AUGUST

August home sales seem to be trending towards a more stable market with a slow in sales volume and a more balanced average sale.

July 2017

TRENDING TO A BALANCED MARKET!

After many months of incredible sales, it appears the typical summer slowdown has taken effect in the Waterloo Region. It was still an above average month, and while the market was favouring the sellers, the new trends are shifting towards a more balanced market.