It seems as if there is no end to story after story of real estate news. Market forecasts. Housing market
predictions. Prices, trends, and forecasts.
One talking head after another. It can seem baffling and confusing.
However, there is good news on the horizon.
It's the LOCAL real estate market that affects you the most. And it's the local real estate scene that
is much easier to predict and understand.
Consider this. You’re thinking of moving. Give one of our agents a call. We can give you a good idea
of what your property will sell for in today’s market. Also, if you've got your eye and heart set
on a specific area, we can let you know what properties are selling for in that neighbourhood and the
current properties available.
So, if you have questions about the local Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market, are thinking of moving, or are
interested in buying please don’t hesitate to give us a shout or a text.
Check out the local Kitchener-Waterloo real estate stats for April below, once again brought to you by Syd
There are other nuggets in our newsletter - we always try to bring you interesting information about local
events and interesting topics of relevance to you.
Have a fun and safe May 24 Weekend,
Aga Binkowski 519-781-5726
Andy Naudi 226-789-7193
Robert Hooton 519-589-0951
Looey Tremblay 519-241-1230
Marie MacDonald 519-880-4218
Michael J. Saunders 519-503-0500
Syd Saunders 519-897-4110
a virtual tour of this beautifully renovated Cambridge townhouse with an in-law suite!
Click here to view full
listing details of this Cambridge townhouse with upgrades galore! Text or call Looey Tremblay, Broker,
RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc. to arrange your showing or for more info - 519-241-1230. Or email Looey at email@example.com. If you’re working with one of our team
members, feel free to contact them directly to arrange a showing for you!
Click here to view full
listing details of this single-family home in Kitchener. Text or call Robert Hooton, Salesperson,
RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc. to arrange your showing or for more info - 519-589-0951. Or email Robert
at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re working with one of our team members, feel
free to contact them directly to arrange a showing for you!
Great location close to shops, schools, and highway
Click here to view the floor
plan of this legal duplex in Kitchener.
Click here to view full
listing details of this bungalow in Laurentian Hills. Text or call Aga Binkowski,
Salesperson, RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc. to arrange your showing or for more info - 519-781-5726. Or email
Aga at email@example.com. If you’re working with one
of our team members, feel free to contact them directly to arrange a showing for you!
Real Estate Statistics
For the second month in a row, we have seen a DECREASE in
the average sale price from the month before - something that has not happened for a while in our region.
Don’t fret and keep in mind we are still seeing great year-over-year increases!
Watch the video for a simple breakdown of the reasons why we are seeing this. Specific style properties and
their numbers: The average price of a detached home was $1,060,992. This represents an 18.0 percent increase
from April 2021 and a decrease of 6.4 percent compared to March 2022. The average sale price for an
apartment-style condominium was $600,219. This represents an increase of 35.3 percent from April 2021 and an
increase of 6.0 percent compared to March 2022.
The average sale price for a townhouse was $763,422. This represents a 24.5 percent increase from April 2021 and
a decrease of 4.1 percent compared to March 2022. The average sale price for a semi was $785,394. This
represents an increase of 20.4 percent compared to April 2021 and a decrease of 10.5 percent compared to March
Nurseries and Plant Retailers That Sell Neonic-free Plants Compliments of The Saunders Tremblay Realty Team Garden
our Precious Pollinators! Thinking
Spring and Spring garden? Before you buy that ravishing ranunculus, perfect pansy, or heavenly herb, know your
poison! That showy bloom in your cart might be a death knell for the bees and butterflies in your
are wiping out Canada’s pollinator species. This gardening season, make a wise and informed choice and buy
from local retailers that sell neonic-free plants. Think
of neonicotinoids as cancer that runs amok in a plant. A systemic pesticide, neonics spread through
the entire plant, contaminating the
pollen and nectar.
Toxic cocktails for our precious pollinators. Even minute concentrations of neonics can bump off bumblebees,
butterflies, solitary bees, and honey bees. Here’s
a quick primer on neonics. So,
read the label carefully and buy plants and seeds that are untreated and free of neonicotinoids. Listed here are
local Kitchener-Waterloo nurseries and plant retailers, rated from best of the bunch to the absolutely
awful. Read more...
Our Team Member, Marie Roy-MacDonald, shares her secret to
"No More Bad-Hair Days"!
"Ladies! Did you know that blonde is a season? That's what my
hairstylist, Rebecca Lamb, says! Rebecca is a dedicated, hard-working, and amazing small
business owner, hit hard by the pandemic. She always goes the extra mile for her clients. Her salon, The
Painted Strand, is located at 866 Frederick St., Kitchener. Telephone: 519-781-8698. If you're
stranded in bad-hair day limbo, call Rebecca! Check out Rebecca's great reviews on Facebook!" Marie Roy-MacDonald,
love working with first-time buyers and families. I'm a bilingual-speaking (French/English) mother of 4
who will work hard for you to find the perfect home in Kitchener-Waterloo and area. Text or call me anytime
on my cell at 519-880-4218 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Car Show and Swap Meet
Date: May 28th.
Rain date: May 29th.
Location: Rockton Fairgrounds, 812 Old Hwy. 8, open to the public at 7:30 a.m.
weekend after Victoria Day for over 50 years. Spectator admission: $7. Vehicle admission: food bank
donation. Hosted by Rodders and Racers. Info: (905) 689-8104, email: email@example.com
We have buyers NOW!
team has clients looking for specific properties in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.
your home or property meets the following criteria, please contact us today.
homes are in high demand and May is a great time to sell!
Thinking of selling? We have buyers NOW!
buyers in search of...
1. Mid-Century home on a mature larger lot in Waterloo backing onto greenspace.
2. Minimum 15,000 sq ft Industrial space on minimum 2 acres within an hour's drive to
3. Total reno project in Kitchener or Waterloo. Contact Aga Binkowski - Cell: 519-781-5726.
Looey has buyers in search of...
1. A newer-styled, 2-bedroom condo in KW $500,000 to $550,000.
2. A nice family home, preferably in Kitchener $900,000 to 1.1 million.
3. A buyer with a budget of $350,000 to $450,000. Contact Looey Tremblay - Cell: 519-241-1230.
Marie has buyers in search of...
1. A buyer for a 2-bedroom condo/townhouse in KW $600,000 mark, low condo fees.
2. A 3-bedroom home in Kitchener-Waterloo $800,000 range.
3. A buyer for a 3-bedroom home in Kitchener-Waterloo - $700,000 range.
4. A buyer for a condo in the Arrow Lofts 112 Benton St., Kitchener, 1-bedroom plus den. Contact Marie MacDonald - Cell: 519-880-4218.
Not intended to solicit properties currently listed for sale
or individuals currently under contract with a Brokerage.
Lattice-Topped Rhubarb Pie
What says "spring has sprung" louder than the first fruit pie of Spring? Lattice-topped
rhubarb pie is as delicious as it is easy to bake!
pastry for a double crust pie
1-1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 bunch (1 pound) rhubarb cut in 1-1/2 inch