Extraordinary Insights

May 22 2017

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Fixer-upper

“Buy the worst house on the best block.” This adage has been used time and again by real estate investors who advocate that the purchase of a house in need of renovations in a desirable neighbourhood … Read More


May 21 2017

Are You Protected If Your Insurance Company Goes Under?

After a 2011 earthquake devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, more than 1,000 buildings were demolished, and insured damage totalled at least NZ$40 billion. Not all insurers were able to pay the deluge of claims they faced, and … Read More


May 19 2017

Friday News Roundup: May 19, 2017

Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this week: Toronto’s flooding! No, we’re not talking about the seemingly unrelenting Toronto Island floods. This week The Globe and Mail detailed how Toronto’s saturated housing … Read More