Walking Small
I talk a lot about animation of individual properties–how to add new revenue streams to your real estate investment portfolio
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Warren Buffett’s secret sauce revealed in a single paragraph
Think about it—Mr Buffett has been buying stock in well-managed, top brands for many decades. These stocks (for the most
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CFRA Experts on Call with Sean McCormick, Bruce Firestone and Dave Watts
If you missed it, here’s Sean McCormick, expert mortgage broker, and Bruce M Firestone, real estate investment and business coach,
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How to overcome negativity in your life
Here’s a joke about negativity: Why are mathematicians so positive? Because the square root of -1 is an imaginary number.
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Should Ottawa ban Airbnb if you don’t live there?
I read Jon Willing’s October 5th, 2019 well-reported article, Ban some from renting homes short term if they don’t live
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Bucket of wisdom and laughs
My friend Chris Castillo is nearly finished writing his pithy and insightful book, Bucket of Wisdom available for pre-order at,
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Jeff Speck on how to make your town more walkable
Noted urbanist and planner Jeff Speck shares his views on how to create a more walkable city. Points covered include:
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Ottawa Property Tour with Prof Bruce and Spirepoint Wealth’s Paul Blacquiere
From time to time, Paul and I take students on a property tour to teach them what works in terms
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Think you know real estate investing?
Try answering this question. The list price for a duplex at 1234 Any street, Anytown is $575,000 and its NOI
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Pizza for the people by the people
So, you think you know something about modern-era business models? Well, test yourself by examining what chief executive officer Michael
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ROI Group welcomes Jonathan Westeinde, Ralph Shaw and Toon Dreessen as special guests
The ROI Group was formed to create a forum for interested parties to get together online (and occasionally in the
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How to get free labor to build your next home
Sometimes, you can turn a cost into a negative cost. A former architecture student of mine, Dominique Tonetti and her
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Longyards grand opening
While it is a long march from humble beginnings to a continent-spanning business operation, if anyone can do it, it’s
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Rick Mercer One-tonne Challenge
Some time ago, I saw a Rick Mercer GOC (government of Canada) produced television commercial titled the “One Tonne Challenge.”
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Why you need an owner in the house
Why is it that, for the longest time, the National Football League refused to allow corporations to own one of
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