40 minutes | May 20, 2021

Canadian Passive Investing with Ava Benesocky and August Biniaz

Our guests for today are the Founder and Co-Cheif Executive Officer of CPI Capital. CPI identifies multifamily value-add opportunities that allow our investors to receive gains beyond organic asset appreciation. CPI provides busy professionals with direct access to tax-advantaged, passive income-generating assets, while our experienced team manages the properties. CPI offers opportunities through Canada’s first regulated digital securities trading platform.

Our guests bring their expertise to the real estate by educating their investor partners about Apartment Syndication Investing through Canadian Passive Investing (CPI) Academy platform, Webinars, MeetUp Groups, and One on One Coaching.

Let’s dive right in and learn from Ava Benesocky and August Biniaz how to be an international passive investor. 

[00:01 – 13:05] Opening Segment 

  • We introduce our guests, Ava Benesocky and August Biniaz
  • Ava and August talk about their background and how they started CPI Capital

[13:06 – 20:01]  Being Fiscally Incentivized With Skin In the Game

  • Ava and August talk about seeing the need and filling the void
  • Learning and growing systems 
  • Ava and August go over their passion for education

[20:02 – 30:41]  How Do You Get The Average Joe To Google You?

  • Ava and August talks about scaring people with high returns
  • Hedging against inflation with a hard asset

[30:42 – 39:02] How Am I Supposed To Invest In Real Estate?

  • Ava's and August's bad investing advise
  • Final thoughts
  • Ava's and Augusts book recommendations:

Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book

The Checklist Manifesto

Tweetable Quotes:

“we've democratized real estate investing for the retail investors here in Canada. And how and how have we done that? We've opened the doors to this type of institutional assets for nonaccredited and accredited investors.” – Ava Benesocky

“18-year-olds can start building their wealth. You don't like who's going to be an accredited investor when they're eighteen years old.” – Ava Benesocky

“apartment syndication or real estate syndication, this concept of pooled capital to buy real estate upgraded and sell it.” – August Biniaz

“You're creating jobs. You're building a better community for others. You're building your investor's wealth and you and you're creating jobs for people on both sides of the border in our situation.” – August Biniaz

Connect with Ava Benesocky and August Biniaz! See the links below:

Go to their LinkedIn - August, LinkedIn - Ava, Facebook, and Instagram, pages to connect with Ava Benesocky and August Biniaz. Visit their Website and YouTube.

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