2019 3rd Quarter | Lake Simcoe Waterfront Report

Total sales for the 3rd quarter are down substantially by 37%.  The largest drop in sales was in Georgina with total sales dropping from 37 in 2018 to 10 sales in 2019.  All other areas were on par with the previous years’ sales volume. Prices are down in all areas except Innisfil which experienced an 18%…
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2019 3rd Quarter | Kitchener-Waterloo Luxury Market Report

All data in report is based on homes with a sale price over $1,000,000. Overview Waterloo Region experienced a 56% increase in the total number of listings year-to-date (YTD) compared to the same period in 2018.  As at September 30th, 2019, there were 500 active listings priced over $1m in the Region. Total sales reported for the same period were up by 11.93% with…
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Pumpkin Patches in Stratford – Kitchener – Guelph

Fall commencing means it is time to enjoy pumpkin flavours, delicious homemade pies, freshly baked farm goods, tractor rides and taking trips to celebrate the change of seasons. There are several pumpkin patches near Stratford, Kitchener and Guelph where you can enjoy delicious local favours with fresh coffee and go on a hay ride, push…
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August 2019 | Toronto Real Estate Market Report

Presented by Chestnut Park Real Estate, Limited. Happily, the Toronto and area residential resale market place delivered August results as anticipated and in a way that ensures that the resale market will remain stable, sustainable and accessible. The only concern is inventory, particularly in the City of Toronto. Sales volumes were up by over 13…
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Project Restoration: How to Restore Historic Properties and Features

This article was originally published on Christie’s International Real Estate’s lifestyle blog, Luxury Defined. The desire to own a genuine piece of history is a noble one, but navigating restorations can be a daunting task—but one that can be made easier if you have the help of an expert in the field Buying a property with…
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August 2019 | Kitchener-Waterloo Market Update

The above information is based on sales over $1,000,000 in the month of August. All data collected from Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® through ONRegional. Statistics may not include transactions that occurred on other real estate boards. Share Report Follow Us on Instagram

Tesla Solar Shingles: The Future of Roofs

Current solar panel owners are required to sell their solar energy back to the grid in Canada, entering long-term agreements with solar panel companies that install their equipment. Tesla’s Solar Roof may soon disrupt this, allowing owners control over their own solar shingles. There’s been a flurry of activity around solar energy and electric vehicles in the…
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The Covered Bridges of Canada

Canada had over 1,400 covered bridges in rural areas at the end of the 19th century. Today, there are only 140 that still stand, located primarily in Quebec, New Brunswick, Ontario, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island.  Considered an engineering marvel for its time with seven Howe trusses supporting six piers, the Hartland Bridge, the longest covered bridge today…
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July 2019 | Toronto Real Estate Market Report

Presented by Chestnut Park Real Estate, Limited. July marks the 5th consecutive month of recovery in the Toronto and area residential resale market place. It started in March with 7,138 reported sales. Since March there have been substantive positive monthly variances compared to 2018, culminating in July’s performance. In July there were 8,595 reported sales,…
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July 2019 | Kitchener-Waterloo Market Update

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