‘We buy ugly houses’ is code for ‘we steal vulnerable peoples’ homes’

Cory Doctorow
8 min readMay 11

The pervasive, predatory sleaze of Homevestor, “the #1 homebuyer in the USA.”

Tonight (May 11) at 7PM, I’m in CALGARY for Wordfest, with my novel Red Team Blues; I’ll be hosted by Peter Hemminger at the Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor.

Home ownership is the American dream: not only do you get a place to live, free from…