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Where Should I Invest? Real Estate Investing in Canada
48 minutes | 2 days ago
AirBnB Success: How to get top dollar for your rentals
Guest: Spencer and Ashley Giles, Real Estate Investors Listen to the full episode at http://bit.ly/WSIILatest This week’s podcast guests are Spencer and Ashley Giles, Real Estate Investors. Spencer & Ashley specialize in AirBnB rentals in the Niagara region. When the low rental season kicks in, they switch their strategy to appeal to essential workers. In this episode, they discussed the various strategies they use to get top dollars from renters and how to remain sane. They also explained how they scaled their portfolio and are now even managing for others. This amazing couple also spoke about traveling frugally and how to build your credit. In this episode, you will learn about: Ashley began in REI with house hackingSpencer joined 3 years ago starting with an Air BnB propertyBRRRR on their 1st propertyUsed HELOCs to buy other propertiesThey now own 15 doorsManaging Air BnBs for othersSupplies & management – how to make it happenInvest in decor and luxuries! Get in touch with Spencer and Ashley:Instagram: @spencerandashleyWebsite: www.travelluxepropertymanagement.com Listen to the full episode at http://bit.ly/WSIILatest This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dylan Suitor of Elevation RealtyJon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc.Meghan Chomut CFP – www.meghanchomut.com/sarah
34 minutes | 4 days ago
Owning A Restaurant During The Pandemic…
Guest: Christina Turner, Restaurateur Listen to the full episode at http://bit.ly/WSIILatest This week’s podcast guest is Christina Turner. Christina Turner, a restaurateur spoke with Sarah about the ups and downs of opening a restaurant during the pandemic. Fresh, locally-made modern Italian food is what Zucchini Cucina serves. Tune in to hear about this business owner’s experience during the pandemic. This interview highlights the importance of adaptability. In this episode, you will learn about: 50% of restaurants never make it to year 2Reputation is everythingHad to pivot during Easter and the new lockdownHow to manage perishable suppliesStaffing challenges Listen to the full episode at http://bit.ly/WSIILatest Get in touch with Christina:Instagram: @zucchiniscucinaWebsite: https://zucchiniscucina.ca/
43 minutes | 9 days ago
Retiring at 30: How to Raise Your Own Capital & Grow Wealth
Guest: Cody Yeh, Real Estate Investor + Stock & Options Investing Coach Listen to the full episode at http://bit.ly/WSIILatest This week’s podcast guest is Cody Yeh. Cody came to Canada at age 18 from Taiwan. He came to study at one of Canada’s top universities and ended up buying multiple properties from 2016 to 2020. He then quit his 6-figure job as an engineer to focus on his stock trading business. Cody believes that true wealth in real estate lies in the equity the investors acquire and accessing it rather than the monthly cash flow. He gets his cash flow from buying stock and selling stock options. That’s how he sped up his buying process. In this episode, you will learn about: The importance of doing your due diligenceHow his wealth was built on real estate and stocksDiversification for more cash flowHow to either quit your 9 to 5 or supplement your incomeLooking at market fundamentals – real estate and stock exchangeStefan Aarnio & Don Campbell’s influenceUS podcasts for a variety of perspectives Listen to the full episode at http://bit.ly/WSIILatest Get in touch with Cody:Instagram: @cody__yehWebsite: https://www.codyyeh.com/free-webinars This episode has been brought to you in part by; Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Joel Wilson & Rob Lee of White Elm Design-Build Susan Corcoran & Sue Ore of Complete Properties Inc.
54 minutes | 16 days ago
Live-In Flips & DIY To Increase Profitability
Guest: Jacqueline Marshall, Flipper & Real Estate Investor This week’s podcast guest is Jacqueline Marshall, Flipper & Real Estate Investor. Jacqueline started out buying her first house in her third year of university in Nova Scotia. Then she bought her personal home and after a while tried to sell it unsuccessfully. After finding out she could rent it out and cash flow, she bought another house, then another, and eventually began flipping. She realized she was onto something. She now does most of her flips herself. She shared a great tip for live-in flips, start-off with a clean and renovated bedroom to be able to live in a clean and sealed place. In this episode, you will learn about: 1st flip was very simpleFocuses on Windsor, Fonthill-Niagara areas9 flips so farGrew up in a family with a construction backgroundHer father and family are part of her power teamLearn as you go… How to budget for a flip – looking for efficienciesDIY to save money and make the flip profitable Get in touch with Jacqueline:Instagram: @baywopdesign_ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages James Lloyd & Voytek Mardula of US Properties
42 minutes | 23 days ago
Passive Income Through Mortgage Lending & Flips With Only 20k Down!
Guest: Jesse Bobrowski This week’s podcast guest is Jesse Bobrowski, Vice-President at Calvert Home Mortgage Investment Corp. Jesse began his REI adventure about 14 years ago after graduating from university and moving to Alberta from Ontario. He met a husband and wife team of private lenders and ended up working with them just as the sub-prime crisis happened. He then learned the ropes and what not to do. Now at Calvert, he focuses on creating solutions for flippers with amazing programs in Ontario and Alberta. Calvert is in essence a private fund where investors buy shares and earn money through the interest and fees that Calvert obtains through its mortgages. In this episode, you will learn about: Short-term residential loans with only 20k downFocus on flips & BRRRRsCreating tools to support your businessCalvert has its own appraisersOver 35 years of experienceIn-house decisions8-10% return for investorsFocus on single homes and small multi-family Get in touch with Jesse:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/calverthomemortgage_/Website: chmic.caEmail: email@example.com This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dylan Suitor of Elevation Realty Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc. Meghan Chomut CFP – www.meghanchomut.com/sarah
50 minutes | a month ago
High-End Flips: The Details That Make The Difference
Guest: Karlyn Eacrett This week’s podcast guest is Karlyn Eacrett, Realtor, Flipper & Real Estate Investor. Karlyn shared her secrets when doing high-end flips. Finishes and quality are a priority. Don’t fall for typical flip looks… The property needs to have a custom look and feel. For example, waterfall quartz island, hardwood flooring, custom shelving in closets, high-end hardware, smart appliances and so much more. Her top tip: book some viewings and compare homes in the market where you’re investing. Don’t skimp on anything! In this episode, you will learn about: Karlyn is a realtor in the Burlington-Oakville-Hamilton areaShe’s done a few high-end flipsLook for older but gentrifying areasOff-market is a must in this hot marketKnow your buyer profileFind a property that has enough spread for profitDon’t overpay! Get in touch with Karlyn:Instagram: @karlyneacrett.realestateWebsite: http://www.karlyneacrett.ca/ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Joel Wilson & Rob Lee of White Elm Design-Build Susan Corcoran & Sue Ore of Complete Properties Inc.
54 minutes | a month ago
Scaling Through The Power Of Networking
Guest: Michal Wach This week’s podcast guest is Michal Wach, Real Estate Investor & Coach. Michal and his wife work together and are each other’s sounding board when choosing properties. Michal discussed how he started very slowly and waited and saved for his next deposit. It’s only in the last 18 months when he acquired his 3rd and best property that he started maximizing his investments through various strategies. He recommends controlling what you can: choice of property, tenant placement and doing lots of mortgage planning. Having the right people around you in your power team will determine your success. Listen to the full episode here http://bit.ly/WSIILatest In this episode, you will learn about: Work towards your goals every dayHe hopes to leave the 9-5 shortlyStarted with single-family propertiesHow to add suitesNow doing the BRRRRThe importance of comparables for refinancingBuying at the right priceLong-term strategies and attracting the right people Get in touch with Michal:Instagram: @wachpropertiesWebsite: wachproperties.ca This episode has been brought to you in part by; Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc. James Lloyd & Voytek Mardula of US Properties
45 minutes | 2 months ago
From Single Mom of 4 to Real Estate Investor and Mentor
Guest: Janepher Otieno, Author, Blogger, Registered Nurse, Nursing Instructor, Real Estate Investor, Mentor, Single parent of 4, Caregiver to a special needs person and Trustee. This week’s podcast guest is Janepher Otieno. She has an impressive story! She started out as a single mom of 4 and became a real estate investor. She now has 12 doors and is a private lender. She’s also written a book to help people care for themselves so they can care for others. Janepher has scaled her portfolio and business by using HELOCs and prepayment strategies. She started with one house, then refinanced and bought a second one and many others. She always looks for houses with a suite or a house that can be suited. She also has a course helping aspiring investors to choose the right property for this strategy. Listen to the whole episode now https://sarahlarbi.com/2021/03/26/episode141/ In this episode, you will learn about: Moving from Africa to EdmontonStarted with basement suitesThe importance of passive incomePrivate lending as a strategyHow to do private lending the right wayPrioritizing what is important and what is urgentDelegating for success Get in touch with Janepher:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/janepherotieno/Website: https://triwisdomvillage.com/ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Dylan Suitor of Elevation RealtyMeghan Chomut CFP – www.meghanchomut.com/sarah
46 minutes | 2 months ago
World Traveller And Real Estate Investor At 22!
Guest: Colton Lukey, Real Estate Investor & World Traveller This week’s podcast guest is Colton Lukey, 28-year-old real estate investor and world traveller. Colton speaks about the importance of working with a good mortgage broker and having the right power team. A good real estate agent that is investor-focused is essential! Developing a specialty in rental properties is the key to your success. Colton also emphasized networking with like-minded individuals to build the right mindset and for growth. He also shared a great tip with is to build a presence in the neighborhood you like to get off-market properties. Investing in a solid JV agreement is also a topic that was addressed. In this episode, you will learn about: Began at 24 in 2016 in the Niagara regionHow discipline and frugality helped him outHolding 3 jobs at once to accumulate down paymentsStarted with a bungalow conversionNow does JVs and international land developmentThe importance of refinancing for successBecome an expert in the neighborhood for off-market Get in touch with Colton:Instagram: @investortravelcouple This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc. Susan Corcoran & Sue Ore of Complete Properties Inc.
46 minutes | 2 months ago
From Unemployed To Real Estate Wholesaler In Only A Year!
Guest: This week’s podcast guest is Blake Clyce, Wholesaler & Real Estate Investor from Wisconsin. Blake shared his journey from a stressful job to now doing what he loves and being his own boss. His first deal was complicated but it still proved that his concept worked. He uses technology to his advantage and closes deals remotely, allowing him to work wherever he wants. He also shared with us how he finds off-market deals and closes quickly with cash deals. Blake also briefly discussed how mindset can help you or hinder your growth. In this episode, you will learn about: From the car world to corporate to unemployedLost his job and repositioned quickly to wholesaling or direct to seller dealsHow to assign propertiesMaking work enjoyable by doing something that you loveWants to do more flips in the futureBe willing to take risks and get off the beaten pathYou can accomplish only as much as your mindset allows you Get in touch with Blake:Instagram: @blakecycle This episode has been brought to you in part by; Dylan Suitor of Elevation Realty Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc. Meghan Chomut CFP – www.meghanchomut.com/sarah
48 minutes | 2 months ago
How To Ride The Wave Of Investing In Edmonton
Guest: James Knull, Realtor and Real Estate Investor This week’s podcast guest is James Knull, realtor and real estate investor. James started out buying houses with secondary suites then moved on to multifamily properties. He then went back to single homes but focused on brand-new builds and infill. He experienced rapid growth periods and is now being more selective. He alternates between Edmonton where most of his portfolio is located to Vancouver where he has another office. He has many Joint Ventures and is a very active realtor. In this episode, you will learn about: He began investing as a student in universityNow holds about 260 doorsLandlord laws in AlbertaOpportunities for cashflow in EdmontonCOVID’s impact on rentalsThe importance of a good Joint Venture AgreementJoint Ventures for success – best structures Get in touch with James:Instagram: @mogulrgWebsite: https://www.mogulrg.com/ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Joel Wilson & Rob Lee of White Elm Design-Build James Lloyd & Voytek Mardula of US Properties
47 minutes | 3 months ago
Terms & Flexibility – How to Pick The Right Mortgage For You
Guest: Dalia Barsoum, Mortgage Broker – Streetwise Mortgages Dalia discusses tips and tricks to stay afloat in times of emergencies. Her many years of experience have helped her guide investors during these uncertain times. Recycling equity should be one of your priorities in 2021. How to finance new construction and much more! In this episode, you will learn about: What she sees happening in 2021 – post-pandemicTightening guidelines… hot markets!Fear, mortgage deferrals and the side effectsAdvanceable mortgages – how to use the line of credit in case of emergencyVariable rates are staying low… take on more variable ratesHow to be successful in 2021Private funds to quickly close on deals Get in touch with Dalia:Website: https://streetwisemortgages.com/This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc. Meghan Chomut CFP – www.meghanchomut.com/sarah
32 minutes | 3 months ago
Reverse Engineering to Achieve Your Dreams
Guest: Gary Hibbert, Investment Realtor Ninja This week’s podcast guest is Gary Hibbert, Investment Realtor Ninja. Gary shared amazing tips on how to manage your time, especially if you quit your 9-5! How to sort out to-dos, setting systems to help you choose what do to first and how to focus as an entrepreneur. He also shared with me the importance of reverse engineering to achieve your goals, create cash flow and wealth to support your end goal. In this episode, you will learn about: How Gary quit his jobHis planning style – 1 year at a timeIncome goal-setting for successDesign the life YOU wantKeep track of your accomplishmentsFlying lessons can be part of your goals!Time-blocking to regain control Get in touch with Gary:Instagram: @garyhibbertWebsite: https://smarthomechoice.ca/ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Joel Wilson & Rob Lee of White Elm Design-Build Dylan Suitor of Elevation Realty US Properties US Properties
44 minutes | 3 months ago
Large-Scale Multifamily BRRRRing and YouTube Star
Guest: Mark Loeffler, Realtor & Real Estate Investor This week’s podcast guest is Mark Loeffler, Realtor & Real Estate Investor. Mark likes to buy at a high cap rate and refinance at a lower cap rate. He explains how he’s able to get the lift required to BRRRR larger multifamily properties. His very best deal was on-market! He also mentioned the importance of having a net worth statement when dealing with commercial lenders. The rules are very different and timelines are longer but the rewards are much larger. In this episode, you will learn about: How Mark BRRRRs multifamily propertiesDealing with millions of dollarsOpportunities in HamiltonThe power of private money, VTBs, etc. Dealing with vacant unitsWork orders and other painful situationsThe 20x Multiplier Get in touch with Mark:Instagram: @livin_the_dream_40Website: https://caetanoloefflerrealtyservices.com/This episode has been brought to you in part by;Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc. Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages Meghan Chomut CFP – www.meghanchomut.com/sarah
39 minutes | 3 months ago
From Periodontist to Debt Free Doctor
Guest: Jeff Anzalone, Periodontist, Real Estate Investor & Finance Blogger. This week’s podcast guest is Jeff Anzalone. He’s a periodontist who is now participating in apartment syndication, real estate investing, raising capital, and a finance blogger. Jeff invests in Louisiana and in the South East US. This episode was very interesting because Jeff spoke about raising capital and investing with high-income earners and physicians. He also shared how we went from being burdened with debt to being debt-free. In this episode, you will learn about: Apartment syndicationEducating high-income earners and physiciansActively look for working partnersRaising capitalThe importance of networkingGetting rid of debt and passive income Get in touch with Jeff:Instagram: @drjeffanzaloneWebsite: https://www.debtfreedr.com/This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dylan Suitor of Elevation Realty http://www.elevationrealty.ca/ Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages https://streetwisemortgages.com/ Complete Properties Inc https://www.completepropertiesinc.com/
46 minutes | 4 months ago
What to Look for in Pre-construction Condos!
Guest: Daniel Char – Mortgage Broker, Real Estate Investor This week’s podcast guest is Daniel Char, financing, and real estate expert. Find out how Daniel built wealth with pre-construction condos and some savvy techniques like buying on the first floor to get a tenant in right away. Now condos make more sense if you’re the end-user. Assignments are the way to go in 2021! Condos no longer cash flow so you need to sell before taking ownership. Beware of condo fees and contracts with builders. And, the importance of good mortgage planning whether traditional or private. In this episode, you will learn about: Pre-construction condos in TorontoHow a sleeping bag can get you a deal2 condos in 2 months! Making a spread on assignmentsDowntown Toronto – what to look forWhy preconstruction can make senseCash flow can make or break your deal Get in touch with Daniel:Instagram: @thedanielcharWebsite: https://www.danielchar.com/ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages https://streetwisemortgages.com/ Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc http://blackjackcontractinginc.ca/
41 minutes | 4 months ago
From Police Officer to Full-Time Real Estate Investor
Guest: Adrian Pannozzo, Real Estate Investor This week’s podcast guest is Adrian Pannozzo was a police officer until 2017. He’s involved in 54 multi-family properties with over 207 doors in Joint Ventures. Adrian shared with Sarah how to quickly scale by raising capital and partnering with the right people. In this episode, you will learn about: Joint VenturesTransitioning from a job to being a full-time investor40+ BRRRRs so farHow to build generational wealthRaising capitalThe importance of extracting as much money as possibleTax planning… how to exit the 9-5 the smart way Get in touch with Adrian:Instagram: @adrianpannozzoFacebook: @adrianpannozzoWebsite: https://www.investwithepc.com/our-work This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dylan Suitor of Elevation Realty http://www.elevationrealty.ca/ White Elm Design Build https://www.whiteelmdesignbuild.com/ Complete Properties Inc https://www.completepropertiesinc.com/
52 minutes | 4 months ago
Work Harder On Yourself Than You Do On Your Job
Guest: Mandy Branham, The JV Queen This week’s podcast guest Mandy Branham, The JV Queen provides insights and advice on how to have the right mindset to grow and scale your portfolio. She also shares her journey to financial freedom and how she was able to transition from being a receptionist to being an influencer and Joint Venture Specialist. Mandy also talks about the importance of perseverance and the importance of having the right priorities. In this episode, you will learn about: How to scale from 1 to 100 propertiesAs you get bigger, you can handle more!The importance of being vulnerable Walk your own pathGet used to being uncomfortable in order to growWork with a JV partner! You’ll learn tons35 infinity properties in just 4 years Get in touch with Mandy:Website: https://mandybranham.com/Phone: (705) 300-8546Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages https://streetwisemortgages.com/
51 minutes | 4 months ago
No Excuses! No Credit, No Money… You Can Still Get Started 📈
Guest: Susan White Livermore, Real Estate Investor-JV partner, Coach, and Speaker This week’s podcast guest is Susan White Livermore, Real Estate Investor-JV partner. Coach and Speaker. She’s done wholesaling, legal suite additions, rent-to-own, flips, and many other investment techniques. Old school letters still work! Did you know that for some property owners, price isn’t always the number one factor when selling their property? Trust is a very big component. Put yourself before your business! Make sure that you think properly. What are the things that will make you solid so that you can make the best decisions? Financial wealth is only one element. In this episode, you will learn about: Mindset is everythingHow the 2008 crash got her startedReal estate investing no matter whatFocus on the when and who rather than the howBeware the information overloadWholesaling tips & tricksJoint Ventures can fuel your growth Get in touch with Susan:Instagram: @millionaire.mom.enterpriseWebsite: https://www.millionairemom.co/about/ This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dylan Suitor of Elevation Realty http://www.elevationrealty.ca/ Jon Tenbrinke of Blackjack Contracting Inc http://blackjackcontractinginc.ca/ Complete Properties Inc https://www.completepropertiesinc.com/
43 minutes | 4 months ago
The Secrets To Burning Your Mortgage
Guest: Sean Cooper, Mortgage Broker This week’s podcast guest Sean Cooper, Mortgage Broker provides insights and advice on mortgage options. He also shares his journey to financial freedom and how he was able to pay down his mortgage in just 3 short years by living frugally, renting out the upstairs of his house and living in the basement. He also goes through his definition of retirement vs. financial freedom and whether or not he will ever fully retire. Finally, Sean shares his advice on paying down your principal residence and any rental properties. His main message is 2020 has been a tough year, just hang in there. 2021 will be a lot better. If you are feeling down about the current situation, turn off your phone, turn off your computer, limit your news intake and stay positive. In this episode, you will learn about: Sean shares his journey to financial freedomBecoming a mortgage brokerFinancial freedom vs. RetirementAdvice on paying down your mortgages or notMortgage terms and conditions You might already know Sean Cooper’s mortgage and financial journey by way of his best-selling book Burn Your Mortgage. He is the guy who bought his first house when he was only 27 years old and paid off that mortgage in just 3 years by age 30. He has been able to share his experience and learnings by way of regular appearances on national TV and radio stations including BNN, CBC, CTV, Global and Newstalk 1010. He has also been featured in publications such as the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Financial Post and MoneySense. Sean is now a licensed mortgage broker so he can help clients at every step of the way from that first meeting to that wonderful day when they burn those mortgage papers. He also has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. And as you can likely tell, Sean is passionate about helping others with all things money-related, especially the biggest investment of their life – their mortgage. Get in touch with Sean:Website: https://burnyourmortgage.ca/Phone: 647-867-3711Email: email@example.com This episode has been brought to you in part by;Dalia Barsoum at Streetwise Mortgages https://streetwisemortgages.com/
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