January 3 2018 Kitchener Waterloo Real Estate News

January 3 2018 Kitchen Waterloo Real Estate News

January 3 2018

Kitchener Waterloo Real Estate News

 

Wednesday January 3 2018. Happy New Year. In today’s news: back to work, changes coming in 2018, a look back at 2017 in local real estate, living in Hong Kong, 37 fun facts about Taiwan, buying new vs resale and the psychic fair.

Back to work

You would think it would be hard to go from +17C with a light rain to -17C with eight inches of snow, and it is until you get into your winter duds. After that, it’s just weather. We adapt.

It is great to be home after so many weeks away. Travelling, after a while becomes a job in itself and you start to dream about the comforts of home – your own bed, a stocked refrigerator, lounging around in sweatpants.

8 ways life in Waterloo Region will change in 2018

From the LRT up and running to a 6% rise in home prices to legalized weed, here are eight ways life in Waterloo Region will change in 2018.

How we got here. A look back at 2017 in Kitchener Waterloo’s real estate market

Up, down and sideways, here is a recap of what happened in the Kitchener Waterloo real estate market last year.

How is buying a new home different than buying a resale home?

Buying a brand new home, like buying a new car or a custom-made suit is a thrill. It is, in essence, a blank page, a clean slate, a chance to be the first and to make it your own. But buying new is not without danger

Canadian real estate market headlines to look for in 2018

Predications are opinions, hopefully informed. Here are some predictions for real estate in Canada in 2018.

Hong Kong pipe dreams!

With one of the highest urban densities in the world, living small is normal in Hong Kong. That and reclaiming space seem to be a national pastime. So, here is a new idea — the Opod – living in a pipe!

January 3 2018 Kitchen Waterloo Real Estate NewsNorth Korean exists because Taiwan exists

China was prevented by the US 7th Fleet from invading Taiwan in June 1950, so Mao Zedong announced China would enter the Korean war with the invasion force originally intended for Taiwan, and by October this force saved North Korea from imminent defeat.

That is an interesting fact I read while I was in Taiwan last month. Here are 36 other interesting facts about the beautiful island

No news is bad news!


I Just Knew It!

It’s time again for The Psychic Fair!

  • When: Jan 5 – Jan 7
  • Where: Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener

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