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Investing in Student Housing in Kitchener-Waterloo

Benefits and Drawbacks

There are no opportunities that are 100% perfect and guaranteed to yield nothing but positive results (just ask the tens of thousands who flocked to the Klondike Gold Rush). Reaping rewards always requires a bit of risk, and a willingness to put in work where necessary. Investing in student housing has its ups and downs, yes, but as you’ll see, it’s a much safer bet than the Klondike Gold Rush.

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Things to Know when Moving from GTA to Kitchener-Waterloo

Movin’ On Up

The feature common to all moves is that they start in one location and end in another. And in some cases, that’s moving from a familiar city to a brand new one. These days, more and more people are moving from Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to the surrounding cities in Southern Ontario. Let’s call it the ‘Toronto-Go-go,’ shall we? Or is that a no-no?

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Best Breweries in Cambridge and the Waterloo Region Townships – WRX Top 5

Barncat Artisal Ales

1600 Industrial Road b5, Cambridge

To start off our list is the ‘Small But Mighty’ Barncat Artisan Ales, which is located fairly centrally within Cambridge (just west of the Cambridge Centre). And although it is a small location, and only open to visitors 9 hours a week (they really put the ‘micro’ in microbrewery) they truly brew exceptional beer.

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Title Insurance – What Do You Need to Know?

What is a Title?

The word title has quite a few meanings (including honorifics like ‘His or Her Majesty’), but for our purposes, we’re looking at title as a legal term pertaining to property. Straight from Wikipedia: “In property law, a title is a bundle of rights in a piece of property in which a party may own either a legal interest or equitable interest” (Wiki). A title is legal document conferring, proving, and establishing ownership of property.

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Summer Festivals in Cambridge and the Waterloo Region Townships – WRX Top 5

4. The William Scott Festival

New Hamburg, Township of Wilmot, June 23rd, 10am – 6pm
 
One festival that really stands out is the brand new William Scott Festival in New Hamburg. It’s named after William Scott, who came to Canada from Scotland as a young lad in the mid-nineteenth century and went on to found New Hamburg. Today, New Hamburg is the largest community in the Township of Wilmot.

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The Preston Springs Hotel in Cambridge

Stinky Water

Well below ground level was a mineral-rich sulphur spring. Now, for those of you who weren’t alive in the nineteenth-century, mineral springs were highly-sought after. Physicians across North America vouched for their healing capacities (mend everything from injury to disease!), and they became popular places for social gatherings (not unlike the Roman baths of the even more distant past). So the discovery of sulphur springs in Preston was a major boon to the small, new settlement.

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Summer Festivals in KW – WRX Top 5

4. Summer Lights Festival (Kitchener)

The second of two Solstice-themed festivals, the Summer Lights Festival is an odd and delightful assortment of events, spread out around several locations in Downtown Kitchener. It’s a free, evening-time, outdoor festival that celebrates the incoming summer solstice: the days are getting longer, and with festivals like this one, they’re also getting more fun.

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