The number of houses sold on the K-W MLS system in November was down according to this press release from Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS (KWAR). However, the average price was up slightly during the same time period.
HOME SALES DOWN IN NOVEMBER, UP ON A YEAR-TO-DATE BASIS
KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (December 4, 2013) -- Homes sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) in November were down 8.2 percent compared to November of last year. Residential sales have totalled 6,080 on a yearly basis which represents a 2.3 percent increase over last year, and also a year-to-date record for total units sold since 2007.
More details on this MLS listing: 509-776 Laurelwood Dr.
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We received this note a while back from a couple that we assisted to sell their family home in Waterloo and downsize into an apartment condo in Laurelwood...
"Tracey and Robert, At this time my wife and I would like to extend our gratitude for your guidance and expertise in the sale of our home. You made this experience a pleasant one and in the process we both learned a lot.
Tracey and Robert, you are both wonderful people and we can easily see why other people speak so highly of you.
Good luck in your future endeavours! Thanks so much, C & W"