"Ontarians are confirming that no two real estate markets are the same, despite their proximity. Understanding local market conditions is important for home buyers and sellers as they prepare to purchase or list a home - consulting with a local Realtor who specializes in a particular market is a great way to get in-the-know."
The new index from the Ontario Real Estate Association reveals Ontarians' perceptions on residential real estate. (Recent Press Release from Ontario Real Estate Association)
You'll certainly appreciate this low-maintenance almost-new 2-bedroom/2-bath apartment in Waterloo's Laurelwood neighbourhood and close to shopping and transit. Has a master suite with walk-in closet, welcoming living room with laminate floors. MLS
More Details: 315-776 Laurelwood Dr.
Here are some current stats taken from the latest Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS press release (below).
# Sales in June 2014: 714 (up 8.8%)
# Sales Year-to-Date 2014: 3,398 (down 3.2%)
Average Price in June 2014: $348,962 (up 6.8%)
June MLS Home Sales at Their Strongest in Five Years
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON (July 4, 2014) - The number of residential properties processed through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) last month reached 714 units, representing an 8.8 percent increase over the same period last year, and the highest sales activity for the month of June since 2009.
Make Life Easier with the low-maintenance requirements of this 2-bedroom/2-bath corner apartment condominium in Waterloo. Has a welcoming living room with laminate floors, master suite with walk-in closet, in suite laundry, balcony, Multi-media Theatre, Storage Locker, Party Room, BBQ Gazebo and much more.
View our photo tour of this comfortable corner unit
at Reflections at Laurelwood
More details: 201-776 Laurelwood Dr.
During the heat of the summer our lawns often need to be watered. The Region of Waterloo has an outdoor water use by-law that comes into effect when there is a drought or when drinking water storage runs low.
Here is a PDF outlining the by-law throughout the Region of Waterloo: WATER CONSERVATION BYLAW.
Stage 1 is in effect from October 1 to May 30 of year in The Regional Municipality of Waterloo.
Stage 2 is in effect from May 31 to September 30.
The guys from the TV show, The Mythbusters, investigate which is more efficent, a roundabout or a four-way stop intersection. What's your guess?
Since 2004, roundabouts have been an important part of our roadway landscape in Waterloo Region. These circular intersections improve road safety, manage increased traffic demand, and help improve air quality by eliminating unnecessary stops and idling.
The Region's 2011 "Practice makes perfect!" roundabout education campaign includes a series of 4 new instructional television commercials highlighting proper driving habits at roundabouts. To learn how to practice proper driving habits at roundabouts, you can watch the television commercials here: GoRoundabout.ca.
Here's an interactive webpage that shows how to use a roundabout properly: GoRoundabout.ca/roundabouts-how-to-use