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STRONG HOME SALES IN MAY

05 June 2018
Dave Farnham

Last month home sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were up 12.5 per cent compared to last month and down 15.3 per cent compared to last year’s record-setting May.


APRIL HOME SALES BRISK

03 May 2018
Dave Farnham

In April, the 616 residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were up 13.7 per cent compared to last month and down 19.6 per cent compared to home sales a year ago.


March Home Sales Release

09 April 2018
Dave Farnham

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (April 6, 2018) –– In March, the 540 residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), represented an increase of 43.6 per cent compared to last month and a decrease of 25.8 per cent compared to home sales a year ago.


February Sales Report

05 March 2018
Dave Farnham

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (Mar 5, 2018) –– 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. “When we consider market activity we have to acknowledge that sales from the previous year or two were an anomaly”, says Tony Schmidt, KWAR President. “If you compare last February against the ten year average of sales, it was a pretty typical February. “


JANUARY HOME SALES SNOWED UNDER BY LOW INVENTORY

07 February 2018
Dave Farnham

“On the surface, activity appears to be somewhat sluggish in January, says Tony Schmidt, KWAR President. “However if we set aside the past two years, it was a very typical January in terms of the number of sales. What is less typical is that listing inventory is still at historic low levels, and we continue to see multiple offers on properties putting upward pressure on prices.”


2017 A BIG YEAR FOR KITCHENER WATERLOO HOMES SALES

05 January 2018
Dave Farnham

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (Jan 5, 2017) –– There were 6,549 homes sold in Kitchener-Waterloo and area last year through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), just one percent behind matching last year’s record smashing results. The year ended strong with 301 home sales in December, which is a slight one per cent above December of 2016, and 13 per cent above the previous five year average.


Steady Sales in September

04 October 2017
Dave Farnham

A total of 470 residential properties changed hands in Kitchener-Waterloo and area through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) in September. This was a decrease of 12.8 percent compared to the record number of sales in September of 2016, but still ahead of the previous 5-year September average of 437 sales


Slower Home Sales in July

16 August 2017
Dave Farnham

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 3, 2017) ––In July there was a total of 558 residential sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), a decline of 5.1 percent compared to the same month last year, but still slightly above the previous 5-year average for July (542).


MORE LISTINGS MEET CONTINUED BUYER DEMAND IN JUNE

10 July 2017
Dave Farnham

For the first time this year home sales in June decelerated on a monthly basis. Last month’s 716 residential sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were down 3.2 percent compared to last year’s record breaking June. This brings the total number of sales during the first half of the year to 3,834, an increase of 9.1 per cent compared to 2016.