GUELPH, ON, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - When the Presentation Centre doors
opened, there were 13 cars parked and waiting in the immediate area. On
Saturday morning, there were 25 new townhomes for sale, available for
the first time - and 23 were taken by Sunday evening.
Canada may or may not be caught in a "housing slump". Media reports
abound with that phrase, citing statistics that suggest falling
numbers. But while the reality of this situation is subject to much
debate - for instance, the Canadian Real Estate Association has
reported a 1.3% increase in home sales in January, 2013 - there is no
question that a unique event in Guelph in February blasted any trends
or predictions right out of the water.
On February 23, Reid's Heritage Homes released 25 of the new townhomes
of Arlington Court, part of Westminster Woods, an established and
vibrant Guelph community that now includes over 1,000 homes. All but
two of those homes were gobbled up by eager new home-buyers by the end
of the weekend. The Arlington Court townhomes are part of the final
phase of the highly successful Westminster Woods development.
Reid's Heritage Homes is currently operating in, building upon and
expanding in over 20 communities across south-central Ontario, from
London to Guelph to Owen Sound. Blake Seeberger, Vice-President of
Residential Construction commented, "We are aware of the statistics,
but our experience shows very strongly that there will always be buyers
for high quality homes at the right price points. We believe that the
response to Arlington Court is proof of that, and we're very grateful
that people seeking their new homes are putting their confidence in
For more information, visit www.reidsheritagehomes.com.
SOURCE: Reid's Heritage Homes
For further information:
Director, Marketing and Communications
Reid's Heritage Group
6783 Wellington Rd 34, R.R. #22, Cambridge ON N3C 2V4
Tel: (519) 658-6656 ext. 285