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Are You Ready to Buy Up?

No matter how much you love your current home, you may still be dreaming of the day you can buy up into a better home in a better neighborhood. Is that day today or a few years down the road? Here’s a quick way to make that assessment. First, make a list of ...

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Fresh Air Sells

Household smells in our own homes can be a problem because we get accustomed to them. However, it takes just a few seconds in a stranger’s home, to know if a smoker lives there. The smell is in the air! So, when you put your home on the market, think about ...

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Waterloo Region’s Housing Market Shows Signs of Improvement in January

WATERLOO REGION, ON (February 2, 2024) — In January, there were 375 homes sold through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System of the Waterloo Region Association of REALTORS® (WRAR), representing an increase of 25.4 per cent compared to the previous year and a decline of 7.4 per cent compared to ...

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Should You Consider a Home Listed Above its Market Value?

Imagine you see a home advertised for sale in a desirable neighbourhood. However, you find out the property is listed well above comparable sales in the area. In other words, above its market value. Is that listing still worth seeing? There are many reasons why sellers might list their property for a ...

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