Meet Dave

These days the line between work time and free time is pretty blurry. I’m always a phone call away, but sometimes you won’t catch me while I’m at the office. So what do I do when I’m not working for you? Well, it’s a four-letter word. Golf. I’m a member of a league...

Slower Home Sales in July 2017

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 3, 2017) ––In July there was a total of 558 residential sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), a decline of 5.1 percent compared to the same month last year, but...

Keep Calm and Carry On

You may have already heard…Interest rates are up 25 base points to 0.75% as of yesterday, July 12, 2017. There are a lot of factors involved in this decision by the Bank of Canada, but what does it really mean for YOU? On a mortgage of $100,000 your monthly...

Full Report – Rising Interest Rates

From: Barry Patchett, Mortgage Broker Dominion Lending Centres – Great Lakes July 12, 2017 The Bank of Canada met market expectations, raising its key monetary policy interest rate by 25 basis points, to 0.75%. The outlook for growth was upgraded again, with an...
Reduce the Risk of Home Burglary

Reduce the Risk of Home Burglary

It’s summertime, and many of us are spending extended time away from home.  As you make your travel arrangements, also make plans to make your home less susceptible to burglary.  Begin with the basics.  Ensure you have tamper-proof entrance locks and secure...
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