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Change the world, literally.

Wednesday Jul 17th, 2019

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We all want to change the world. – The Beatles. Yes, The Beatles. A meditation on property and meaning. I realized by accident that part of my obsession with real estate is rooted in the same magnetism I feel towards esoteric self-help/development culture. I think that deep down, we all have a desire to change the world. We all start with that youthful wonder that’s gradually stripped from us over the course of our existence. For most of us, rah-rah high-school spirit... [read more]

So you bought a property.... but who are you going to sell it to?

Monday Jul 15th, 2019

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Crossposted at heavyweightandrealestate.wordpress.com The real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area is, for lack of a better word, weird. As a result of this new reality we're living in, it's really tough to find reliable data to formulate any kind of empirically verifiable investment thesis. This has caused me, and a handful of others I work with, to resort to really simple data sources to create some qualitative metrics about how we evaluate property. One of the ways I... [read more]

WTF is a price floor and why does it matter?

Tuesday Jul 16th, 2019

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Crossposted to https://heavyweightandrealestate.wordpress.com/ and my linkedin. I got a response on instagram to yesterday's blog post & subsequent story post about the prominent buyers in the market right now, and why they're dictating the demand side of market equilibrium. The question was: buy now or wait it out? My response was pretty diplomatic. "It depends what you're buying and where, give me some context!" The inquisitor said they're... [read more]

Our donation to Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery

Thursday Jun 23rd, 2016

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Kathy recently visited Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery to provide them with a donation on behalf of the KCW Foundation for all of the amazing work they do for our community! The Arts Centre & Gallery provides space for music & meetings, a Gallery Shoppe that features contracted local artists, a Native "Biindigen" Gallery & our KidzArt Gallery. The Gallery features eight to ten exhibitions each year showcasing emerging and established artists who work in a variety... [read more]

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