In the News
May 11, 2023 – Canadian Business
CB Innovation Awards 2023: Trailblazing Companies Challenging the Status Quo
The real estate sector got a shock when this start-up launched an alternative-home-sales platform that gives homeowners more options and more control when selling their properties.
May 5, 2023 – Real Estate Magazine
57% of GTA neighbourhoods are in overbidding territory
With the spring real estate market continuing to heat up, the majority of Greater Toronto Area neighbourhoods entered overbidding territory last month, according to digital real estate platform Wahi.
April 28, 2023 – Toronto Sun
Technology is putting home buyers in the driver’s seat
Benjy Katchen, CEO of Wahi, a digital real estate platform, says that while digitization of real estate has not taken hold as strongly as in other industries, there are several technologies that are starting to gain traction.
April 20, 2023 – Canadian Business
Here’s What Went Down at the CB Innovation Awards 2023 Luncheon
The event brought together Canada’s senior business leaders and emerging entrepreneurs.
April 14, 2023 – Toronto Sun
Affordability factor has buyers looking further afield
According to data from proptech firm Wahi, of 31 regions in the GTA from Oakville to Oshawa, the five most affordable areas to buy a condo are Oshawa, the former City of York in Toronto, Clarington in Durham Region, Scarborough and Brampton.
April 8, 2023 – Toronto Star
Their search for an affordable condo paid off
In resales, some parts of the GTA offer more bang for the buck, according to a February analysis by digital real estate platform Wahi.
March 18, 2023 – BlogTO
These are the cheapest places in the GTA to buy a condo right now
Digital real estate platform Wahi looked into some of these lower-priced pockets, where prospective buyers can still find a place to call home for well below the regional averages.
March 15, 2023 – Curiocity
Here are the best neighbourhoods for nightlife in Toronto
According to real estate platform Wahi, there are three neighbourhoods in the city that they consider the BEST for nightlife.
March 11, 2023 – Toronto Sun
Find the right neighbourhood for you
If you’re planning to buy a home, you likely want to invest in the best neighbourhood you can afford. But what makes a neighbourhood a homebuyer’s top choice?
March 9, 2023 – Curiocity
Here are the best neighbourhoods for foodies in Toronto
Real estate platform Wahi is behind the new ranking, having used Local Logic, a location intelligence platform, to rank GTA neighbourhoods in Toronto, York, Peel, Durham, and Halton.
March 1, 2023 – Real Estate Magazine
New ranking system analyzes 400 GTA neighbourhoods
Digital real estate platform, Wahi, has released it’s Where to Live 2023 rankings. The interactive ranking lists the top neighbourhoods in each Greater Toronto Area region.
February 28, 2023 – Yahoo! Finance
Nearly 40% Of Gta Homeowners Did Not Buy In Their Desired Neighbourhood
Wahi’s new Where to Live 2023 rankings reveals top neighbourhoods in each GTA region across multiple lifestyle categories.
December 2, 2022 – Storeys
88% of GTA Neighbourhoods Were in Underbidding Territory in November
As the winter chill sets in, things are also cooling in the Greater Toronto Area’s real estate market. As such, 88% of GTA neighbourhoods were in underbidding territory in November, compared to 86% in October and just 15% in November 2021.
November 22, 2022 – Moolala
Selling Your House Digitally
There have been many companies that have tried to break up the traditional system of selling your home. One system is a digital real estate platform called Wahi. We have CEO Benjy Katchen join us to tell us more about the system and how the platform works
November 3, 2022 – BLOGTO
Where people in the GTA are overbidding and underbidding on homes the most
The majority of neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area have entered underbidding territory, but homes remain out of reach for many first-time buyers.
October 7, 2022 – TORONTO.COM
Here are GTA neighbourhoods where properties are going below listing price
Homes are going above asking in these neighbourhoods in East York and Etobicoke, and under asking price in North York.
September 2, 2022 – TORONTO SUN
Hot or not?
New tool reveals top neighbourhoods for overbidding, underbidding
August 25, 2022 – TORONTO STAR
Homebuyers are overbidding in these five Durham neighbourhoods
August 11, 2022 – TORONTO.COM
New digital real estate tool reveals which GTA neighbourhoods see overbidding
Market Pulse tool offers “current data” for nearly 400 GTA neighbourhoods so “Canadians can compare median sold and list prices to understand what areas are seeing overbidding or underbidding.”
May 23, 2022 – LOCAL LOGIC
Local Logic Partners with Wahi to Provide Homebuyers and Realtors with Enhanced Neighborhood Data
Leading location intelligence provider brings data solutions to the digital real estate platform to empower users with added intelligence in the home buying and rental process.
March 14, 2022 – MEDIUM
Marketing matters. I’m not just talking about the money being spent but reaching all possible target markets.
Wahi’s Benjy Katchen was interviewed by Financial guru Jason Hartman in Authority Magazine.
January 26, 2022 – FINANCIAL POST
Renovating will probably cost you less than buying a new house, but expenses can quickly get out of hand.
Wahi was featured in the Financial Post to discuss closing costs in the Greater Toronto Area.