Building a Strong Investor Mindset for the GTA with Sahil Jaggi

November 22, 2022
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Building a Strong Investor Mindset for the GTA with Sahil Jaggi

Our guest today is Sahil Jaggi Sahil is a former Financial Analyst at CIBC World Markets Equity Capital Markets, and worked his way through Wall Street and into Toronto Real Estate. He started his real estate journey in 2010 with $80,000, and in a decade, has built a personal portfolio over $30 million consistently beating the market by 14% on his properties in Toronto & the GTA.

Our guest today is Sahil Jaggi

Sahil is a former Financial Analyst at CIBC World Markets Equity Capital Markets, and worked his way through Wall Street and into Toronto Real Estate. He started his real estate journey in 2010 with $80,000, and in a decade, has built a personal portfolio over $30 million consistently beating the market by 14% on his properties in Toronto & the GTA.

Sahil has been featured in key real estate magazines including the Globe and Mail, Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine, Real Estate Magazine (REM), etc. He is a frequent guest lecturer at the Schulich School of Business & Ted Rogers School of Management addressing students on current trends in the Real Estate sector and entrepreneurship. In addition, he volunteers his time teaching and providing mentorship programs to fresh graduates.

Listen to the episode to learn more about the following topics...

How have you been able to grow your portfolio at a higher rate than the industry averages?

What are your favourite strategies to invest in Real Estate?

How do you select your Joint Venture Partners, and are there specific characteristics that you look for before investing with them?

Tell us more about your successes in focusing on your own health in the past year or so?

and much more!

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How to Buy More Real Estate Using the Stock Market with Omar Khan

November 15, 2022
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How to Buy More Real Estate Using the Stock Market with Omar Khan

Our guest today is Omar Khan Omar Khan is the Co-Founder of Theta Trading. Their goal is to help people achieve financial freedom by teaching them the foundations of trading stock options. After dabbling with stocks and owning several million dollars worth of real estate, he decided to create a program to help people learn about options trading.

Our guest today is Omar Khan

Omar Khan is the Co-Founder of Theta Trading. Their goal is to help people achieve financial freedom by teaching them the foundations of trading stock options. After dabbling with stocks and owning several million dollars worth of real estate, he decided to create a program to help people learn about options trading.

Building financial literacy is a personal issue for Mr. Khan and is his life's mission. His career spans more than 15 years in financial services. Starting out in the brokerage arm of a Big Five Canadian bank, Mr. Khan quickly rose through the ranks of the industry to AVP in a widely known mutual fund company. He then shifted his focus, becoming a full-time real estate investor, derivatives trader, and entrepreneur, passionate about promoting the core values of Theta Trading with as many people as possible.

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What is Theta Trading, and what services do you provide through your business?

Why is it important to learn about more than one asset category?

At what point should Real Estate Investors move money into another asset class?

What should be said to those professionals who believe this would be a waste of time, or a distraction from their real estate focuses.

What are the best case and worst case scenarios for those that are willing to dive into this industry?

and much more!

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The Pillars to Sustainable Real Estate Development in Toronto with James Burton

November 8, 2022
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The Pillars to Sustainable Real Estate Development in Toronto with James Burton

James earned a B.Engineering. from Queen’s University in 2006 and subsequently joined a leadership development role at Telus (Toronto). He started raising investor capital and acquiring Toronto real estate which led him to leave Telus in 2008 to pursue the development of rental properties full-time.

James earned a B.Engineering. from Queen’s University in 2006 and subsequently joined a leadership development role at Telus (Toronto). He started raising investor capital and acquiring Toronto real estate which led him to leave Telus in 2008 to pursue the development of rental properties full-time.

After co-founding Percy Ellis, he has since completed more than twenty-five successful projects. James’ key expertise now includes value acquisitions, project planning & financing, multi-unit rental design, urban & public realm design, creating community benefits, and municipal approvals.

Outside of work, James spends time with his wife and pups, reading on a wide range of subjects from the latest in science to ancient history, creative writing, experimenting with landscape design, and sailing his 50 year old laser inherited from his father.

Listen to this episode to learn more about the following...

- Understanding "affordability by design" and how James has used this as an important part of development.

- Critical decisions when developing homes in Ontario

- What is the "Missing Middle" and how this effects the Toronto Real Estate Industry

- How to implement environmental acts when investing in real estate.

- Making sure that all parties are happy when developing in highly populated areas.

and so much more!

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No Money Down Deals and Rent-To-Own Mastery with Cam Rowland

October 18, 2022
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No Money Down Deals and Rent-To-Own Mastery with Cam Rowland

Cam Rowland is a business owner and real estate investor from Winnipeg, Canada. He started investing in real estate in 2006 and quit his day job in 2010. He is well versed in several real estate strategies and focused mainly on the Lease Options strategy for the past 12 years.In 5 years, Cam grew his portfolio to over 40 doors with only $100 per door down and didn’t have to qualify for any mortgages!

Episode #44 is now LIVE with Cam Rowland

Cam Rowland is a business owner and real estate investor from Winnipeg, Canada. He started investing in real estate in 2006 and quit his day job in 2010. He is well versed in several real estate strategies and focused mainly on the Lease Options strategy for the past 12 years.In 5 years, Cam grew his portfolio to over 40 doors with only $100 per door down and didn’t have to qualify for any mortgages!

Listen to learn more about the following topics...

- The benefits of utilizing the Rent-To-Own strategy

- How you can make sure all parties are happy in a real estate transaction

- The art of the 'no money down' deal, and how to execute

- What is the difference between objections and negotiations?

and much more!

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Building Wealth Through Online Branding and the "Susiwala System" with Faisal Susiwala

October 4, 2022
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Building Wealth Through Online Branding and the "Susiwala System" with Faisal Susiwala

Our guest today is Faisal Susiwala. Faisal is one of Canada’s Top Real Estate Brokers and is ranked within the Top 5 in the World for RE/MAX. Faisal’s career in real estate began at the early age of 18. He consistently earned a reputation as a top producer from the outset. In 1994, he joined the sales force of RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc. and has continued to be a top producer there for the past twelve years.Faisal has excelled ever since by providing extraordinary service and delivering outstanding results consistently for over 30 years.

Our guest today is Faisal Susiwala. Faisal is one of Canada’s Top Real Estate Brokers and is ranked within the Top 5 in the World for RE/MAX. Faisal’s career in real estate began at the early age of 18. He consistently earned a reputation as a top producer from the outset.

In 1994, he joined the sales force of RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc. and has continued to be a top producer there for the past twelve years.Faisal has excelled ever since by providing extraordinary service and delivering outstanding results consistently for over 30 years.

Listen to this episode to learn more about the following...

- The Susiwala System, and how this system has helped propel Faisal's career!

- Faisal's theory behind investing in land, without developing for 15-20 years

- "Never be coaching" versus "always be closing"

- How to use "fear" as a primary motivator for success.

and much more!

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Real Estate Recap - Market Analysis of September 2022 with Matthew Ablakan and Wayne Skinner

September 20, 2022
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Real Estate Recap - Market Analysis of September 2022 with Matthew Ablakan and Wayne Skinner

Our guests today are powerhouses in the real estate world, and coming back to the More to Life Podcast! Welcome back, Matthew and Wayne! Matthew is the owner and founder of Millennial's Choice Group: A Real Estate, Mortgage, Insurance and Education brand aimed to assist Canadians with their needs in these avenues. He acquired his first property at 19. Now at the age of 29, he owns 23 properties at a value of approximately $15m Wayne is a successful real estate investor, that turned a high-school dropout experience into an $11-million dollar portfolio. At 40, Wayne decided that leaving his financial security to go get his real estate license was the best avenue for him. He chased his dreams, and it paid off.

Our guests today are powerhouses in the real estate world, and coming back to the More to Life Podcast!

Welcome back, Matthew and Wayne!

 

Matthew is the owner and founder of Millennial's Choice Group: A Real Estate, Mortgage, Insurance and Education brand aimed to assist Canadians with their needs in these avenues.

He acquired his first property at 19. Now at the age of 29, he owns 23 properties at a value of approximately $15m

 

Wayne is a successful real estate investor, that turned a high-school dropout experience into an $11-million dollar portfolio.

At 40, Wayne decided that leaving his financial security to go get his real estate license was the best avenue for him. He chased his dreams, and it paid off.

 

Listen now to learn more about the following topics ...

- The current analysis of the real estate market, is the world ending?

- Finding the "3 ways" to earn money in real estate, through the eyes of Wayne Skinner

- Gambling versus investing, the importance of understanding wealth building.

- The damages of instant gratification, and how that applies to your real estate investments.

- Changes to the bottom line for developers, how will they weather the storm?

- Real Estate's Relationship with Utility, and how that differs with other assets.

 

and so much more!

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How To Build More Mindshare, To Build More Market Share with David Greenspan

September 7, 2022
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How To Build More Mindshare, To Build More Market Share with David Greenspan

Our guest today is David Greenspan. David has been in the Real Estate space for over 15 years helping realtors with their marketing needs. He is the Co-founder & VP of KiTS Keep-in-Touch Systems, a powerful marketing system for the Real Estate industry. This has provided him the opportunity over tens of thousands of conversations to listen and learn about the various issues and challenges Realtors are faced with each day. And this is how Mindshare101 was created.

Our guest today is David Greenspan. David has been in the Real Estate space for over 15 years helping realtors with their marketing needs. He is the Co-founder & VP of KiTS Keep-in-Touch Systems, a powerful marketing system for the Real Estate industry. This has provided him the opportunity over tens of thousands of conversations to listen and learn about the various issues and challenges Realtors are faced with each day. And this is how Mindshare101 was created.

As Founder and & CEO of MindShare101 Inc. David focuses his days on providing value to the Real Estate industry, helping Realtors bridge the gap between their online and their offline marketing to achieve a higher ROI on every marketing dollar spent.

David’s mission is to help realtors build MindShare, which is creating a top of mind intuitive instinctive reaction, so when people think of Real Estate they think of your name, putting you in the right place at the right time.

 

Listen to this episode to learn more about the following...

- What is Mindshare, and how does it equal Market Share?

- What are the 7 methods of communicating, and how can we work on our communication skills to grow our businesses?

- What are the 3 keys to identifying a successful marketing strategy?

- How can we benefit from cross-channel marketing?

 

and much more!

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Exploring Development Opportunities in the United States with David Knight

August 24, 2022
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Exploring Development Opportunities in the United States with David Knight

Our guest today is David Knight, He is a full-time police officer who is working hard to build a large real estate portfolio for himself and his family. He is at the same time also managing to host a successful investment podcast, he does online boot camps and has written several eBooks to help people understand real estate investment.

Our guest today is David Knight, He is a full-time police officer who is working hard to build a large real estate portfolio for himself and his family. He is at the same time also managing to host a successful investment podcast, he does online boot camps and has written several eBooks to help people understand real estate investment.

In this episode, David shares that he is starting to explore the US real estate market, while still working and balancing a full-time canadian lifestyle. This can be a very valuable episode for those looking to venture out into other markets, and the learning curve that it takes to make that jump.

Listen to this episode to learn more about the following..

- Short-Term Rental Capabilities in the United States

- The difficulties of running real estate deals in a different countries.

- Finding the time to get started in the real estate game

and much more

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Maximizing your Residential Real Estate Investments with Andrew Cigna

August 16, 2022
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Maximizing your Residential Real Estate Investments with Andrew Cigna

Our guest today is Andrew Cigna, Andrew was born and raised in the construction world and began his career by becoming a Master Restorer with the IICRC at the age of 19.Andrew grew his passion by studying Marketing at George Brown College in order to grow his family business. He began his journey into real estate investment in 2015 by purchasing a single family rental property. From there Andrew grew his portfolio to include many duplexes and multi residential properties in the Hamilton area. IN addition to the two construction focused businesses, Andrew also runs a property management company with his brother.

Our guest today is Andrew Cigna, Andrew was born and raised in the construction world and began his career by becoming a Master Restorer with the IICRC at the age of 19.

Andrew grew his passion by studying Marketing at George Brown College in order to grow his family business. He began his journey into real estate investment in 2015 by purchasing a single family rental property. From there Andrew grew his portfolio to include many duplexes and multi residential properties in the Hamilton area.

In addition to the two construction focused businesses, Andrew also runs a property management company with his brother.

Listen to the podcast to learn more about these topics...

How should we navigate the world of becoming a successful landlord?

How should we value time management and delegation as an investor?

Andrew's preferred method when it comes to Private Lending, and should you consider this route?

Waht are some of the over/underestimations that people make when exploring a flipping opportunity?

and much more!

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Acquiring Endless Freedom in Your Real Estate Journey with Aditya Soma

August 9, 2022
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Acquiring Endless Freedom in Your Real Estate Journey with Aditya Soma

Aditya was born and raised in South India before coming to Canada as a student in 2012 at the age of 22. Aditya’s passion for the Windsor real estate market pushed him to leave his corporate job as a computer programmer to begin helping investors full-time as an agent. He took over the Wincity Team in 2020. He is presently ranked #1 out of 93 agents in Windsor.

Aditya was born and raised in South India before coming to Canada as a student in 2012 at the age of 22.

Aditya’s passion for the Windsor real estate market pushed him to leave his corporate job as a computer programmer to begin helping investors full-time as an agent. He took over the Wincity Team in 2020. He is presently ranked #1 out of 93 agents in Windsor.

His real estate portfolio contains over 15 properties and shows no signs of slowing down.

In his first year alone, Aditya sold over $12,000,000 in properties and achieved the ICON Agent accolade from EXP Realty.

One thing that sets Aditya apart from other real estate investors is his passion to share his knowledge with his strong following of over 15k subscribers on his YouTube channel where he discusses everything from his life story including his struggles and many successes, living in Windsor and of course a multitude of real estate tips.

Listen to the podcast to learn more about these topics...

 

  • What are some of the common myths and misconceptions when people are first learning about real estate?
  • What does Aditya believe is the first step to becoming a successful real estate investor?
  • How do you value social media and online marketing when growing your network and portfolio?
  • How are many people able to leverage the BRRRR strategy to accumulate long-term wealth

and much more!

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How Are Rising Interest Rates Affecting Your Real Estate Investments with Justin Wu

August 3, 2022
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How Are Rising Interest Rates Affecting Your Real Estate Investments with Justin Wu

Justin spent the first 22 years of his career on Bay Street as an equity research analyst with several investment banks. It was there that he honed his analytical and financial skills. He obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1998. In 2016, he left his Bay Street career to focus on real estate.

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Justin spent the first 22 years of his career on Bay Street as an equity research analyst with several investment banks. It was there that he honed his analytical and financial skills. He obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1998. In 2016, he left his Bay Street career to focus on real estate.

He is a realtor with Remax Hallmark, partnering with his wife Jenny. In 2018, Jenny and Justin were among the top 4% of realtors in Toronto by number of deals completed. Justin is also an active multifamily real estate investor in Hamilton. In just three years, he has acquired numerous properties and manages over 50 units with partners. Apart from real estate, he is also an active start-up investor with ownership in numerous start-up companies. Outside of his investment and work life, Justin enjoys spending time with family doing outdoor activities.

 

Listen to the podcast to learn more about these topics...

 

- For investors who are thinking of capitalizing on this market, what are some things they should be aware of?

- How can landlords combat the increase in mortgage payments and still generate cashflow?

- How do you adapt to such drastic and impactful changes in the market?

- When investors are analyzing deals, what rates would you suggest they use to configure their numbers? 

 

and much more!

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How to Calculate the Lifetime Value of an Investor with Dave Dubeau

July 26, 2022
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How to Calculate the Lifetime Value of an Investor with Dave Dubeau

Dave Dubeau is a podcast host and creator of the Money Partner Formula. He and his team work with mom ‘n pop real estate investors providing done-for-you marketing services to help them raise capital. He’s a best-selling author and speaker based in Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. He began his real estate investing career in 2003 doing 18 deals in 18 months and nowadays he invests passively in multi-family properties.

Dave Dubeau is a podcast host and creator of the Money Partner Formula. He and his team work with mom ‘n pop real estate investors providing done-for-you marketing services to help them raise capital.

He’s a best-selling author and speaker based in Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. He began his real estate investing career in 2003 doing 18 deals in 18 months and nowadays he invests passively in multi-family properties.

Listen today to learn more about these topics...

 

- Learn how to figure out the Lifetime Value (LTV) of an investor

- How valuable are you to your investors, learn what makes you unique!

- Strategies to help retain investors long-term

- The 3 biggest mistakes beginners make when trying to raise capital

 

and much more!

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Introduction to International Wholesaling with Jefferson Ortiz - Part 1

July 19, 2022
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Introduction to International Wholesaling with Jefferson Ortiz - Part 1

Our guest today is Jefferson Ortiz. Jeff has an amazing story of breaking into wholesaling and growing his own real estate portfolio in a short period of time! He was a full-time insurance broker and is now a family man who started wholesaling and real estate investing to be able to make more time for his family. He founded the Ortiz Property Solutions with the goal to be recognized as one of the leaders in off market deals both for wholesaling and is now looking to start and venture out to doing JVs, BRRRs, and flips.

Our guest today is Jefferson Ortiz. Jeff has an amazing story of breaking into wholesaling and growing his own real estate portfolio in a short period of time! He was a full-time insurance broker and is now a family man who started wholesaling and real estate investing to be able to make more time for his family.


He founded the Ortiz Property Solutions with the goal to be recognized as one of the leaders in off market deals both for wholesaling and is now looking to start and venture out to doing JVs, BRRRs, and flips.


Listen today to learn more about these topics...


- The importance of a healthy mindset, and always setting new goals!

- Exploring the real estate world with a strong team on your side

- The advantages and disadvantages of investing in the United States

- Analysis of economic growth across North America

- Golden nuggets provided from our special guest!!


and much more!

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Creating a Successful Multifamily Real Estate Syndication Business with Ken Gee

July 5, 2022
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Creating a Successful Multifamily Real Estate Syndication Business with Ken Gee

Kenneth (Ken) Gee, Kenneth is the founder and managing partner of KRI Partners and the KRI group of companies. He has more than 24 years of significant real estate, banking, private equity transaction, and principal investing experience. Throughout his career, he has been involved in transactions valued at more than $2.0 billion, much of which has included the acquisition, management, and financing of various multi-family real estate projects.

Kenneth (Ken) Gee, Kenneth is the founder and managing partner of KRI Partners and the KRI group of companies. He has more than 24 years of significant real estate, banking, private equity transaction, and principal investing experience. Throughout his career, he has been involved in transactions valued at more than $2.0 billion, much of which has included the acquisition, management, and financing of various multi-family real estate projects.

 

Listen today to learn more about these topics...

 

- Networking in the 90's, compared to the media age we live in.

- The steps to acquiring your first real estate asset.

- How to vet a Real Estate Investment Firm

- Passive vs Active Investing, what are you involved in?

and much more!

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Real Estate Syndication Spotlight with Kent Ritter

June 28, 2022
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Real Estate Syndication Spotlight with Kent Ritter

Our guest today is Kent Ritter, Kent is the owner and operator of Hudson Investing, a multipath private equity firm that now holds 677 units! Holding an approximate value of 70m spread across the mid-west.

Our guest today is Kent Ritter, Kent is the owner and operator of Hudson Investing, a multipath private equity firm that now holds 677 units! Holding an approximate value of 70m spread across the mid-west.

Prior to Hudson Investing, Kent was a management consultant, startup owner, and corporate executive.

Kent believes that investing in real estate is the surest path to wealth, and he is on a mission to empower others to become real estate investors.  He does this through both his podcast, Ritter on Real Estate, and through direct investments with his firm.

Listen today to learn more about these topics.

- What is Real Estate Syndication?

- Key Considerations to take when investing in Multi-Family

- Your "WHY" can change, this is how Kent's did!

- Positive Affirmations can strongly effect mindset, here is how you can do it!

and much more

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Why Everyones Needs to Invest in Real Estate with Monika Jazyk

June 21, 2022
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Why Everyones Needs to Invest in Real Estate with Monika Jazyk

Our guest today is Monika Jazyk, a mother of 4 who has built an incredible real estate portfolio in the last 10 years. Now, she looks to have a positive impact on the lives of as many people as possible by sharing her knowledge. 

Our guest today is Monika Jazyk, a mother of 4 who has built an incredible real estate portfolio in the last 10 years. Now, she looks to have a positive impact on the lives of as many people as possible by sharing her knowledge. 

She is the creator of Real Property Investments, Inc which specializes in helping individuals and companies create wealth through real estate and alternate investment products. Monika talks about the importance and value of passive investing, and how it allows your money to grow and gives you your freedom to focus on your job or family. 

Listen today to learn more about these topics...

  • Using Real Estate to Build Generational Wealth
  • Leveraging Educational Communities in the Real Estate Industry
  • Online vs In-Person Coaching
  • How to Learn From Your Mistakes the RIGHT Way!

and much more!

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Systems for Short-Term Rental Success with Spencer Giles & Ashley Antidormi

June 14, 2022
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Systems for Short-Term Rental Success with Spencer Giles & Ashley Antidormi

Our guests today are Spencer Giles and Ashley Antidormi, they are Real Estate Investors with a specialisation in AirBNB rentals in the Niagara region.

Our guests today are Spencer Giles and Ashley Antidormi, they are Real Estate Investors with a specialisation in AirBNB rentals in the Niagara region.

Spencer and Ashley of Stay Luxe Properties have had tremendous success with their short-term stay strategies in the Niagara Region and still manage to travel and live a lifestyle of freedom.

Listen today to learn more about these talking points...

-Finding the right deals for short-term rentals
-Set up, systems, how to properly run and cashflow with STR’s
-How to start in short term rentals today, even without much cash (ie. JV’s, management).

and much more!

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Designing the Life That You Desire Through the Power of Real Estate with Gary Hibbert

June 7, 2022
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Designing the Life That You Desire Through the Power of Real Estate with Gary Hibbert

Our guest today is Gary Hibbert, Gary is a full-time real estate investor, award-winning real estate agent, author, and educator. He launched Smart Home Choice to allow future investors to make informed decisions in their investing strategies. He is also the owner of a private investment company called Deep Pockets and most recently has joined in a partnership of ownership of a real estate brokerage; Our Neighbourhood Realty. 

Our guest today is Gary Hibbert, Gary is a full-time real estate investor, award-winning real estate agent, author, and educator. He launched Smart Home Choice to allow future investors to make informed decisions in their investing strategies. He is also the owner of a private investment company called Deep Pockets and most recently has joined in a partnership of ownership of a real estate brokerage; Our Neighbourhood Realty. 

Gary attributes his success to his focus on improving his mindset, rather than improving his skills and most importantly discovering his “why”. He is also dedicated to helping others realise their “why”, because that is the realisation that led Gary to where he is today. 

 

Listen today to learn more about these talking points.

- Real Estate Investing in 2008

- Why do people decide to invest in Real Estate?

- How to raise capital to invest?

- Geographical freedom vs Financial freedom

 

and many more!

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Time is Your Greatest Asset - Millionaire Mindset with Shawn Rea

June 1, 2022
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Time is Your Greatest Asset - Millionaire Mindset with Shawn Rea

Our guest today is Shawn Rea is an active investor, an agent with a firm focus on the power to believe and achieve and attributes all his success to a switch in mindset to unlock the ability to keep moving forward. He specialises helping real estate investors look for flip properties and multi-family properties all across the Niagara Region and Southern Ontario.

Our guest today is Shawn Rea is an active investor, an agent with a firm focus on the power to believe and achieve and attributes all his success to a switch in mindset to unlock the ability to keep moving forward. He specialises helping real estate investors look for flip properties and multi-family properties all across the Niagara Region and Southern Ontario.

Shawn went from living paycheque to paycheque, barely being able to afford gas, to 36 rental properties within 3 years. When he started investing at age 25, he planned to retire by 55. Instead, he crushed his goal and achieved full financial independence by age 34.

Now, he is teaching others the special strategies he’s used to grow his real estate empire and even own a piece of an island in Belize.

Listen today to learn more about these talking points

- Escaping the "Rat Race"

- Valuable lessons learned from the corporate world

- Switching your mindset for the better!

- Growing your portfolio in multiple markets

and more!

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Building A Multi-Million Dollar Portfolio Without Joint Venture Money with Josh Stevenson

May 17, 2022
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Building A Multi-Million Dollar Portfolio Without Joint Venture Money with Josh Stevenson

Josh Stevenson is a property investor from Orillia, Ontario. He and his business partner, Brent Peterson, along with their wives, own a company called Invest North which holds 95 doors valued at over $20M in Orillia, Sundridge, Rutherglen, North Bay, Cobalt and New Liskeard.

Josh Stevenson is a property investor from Orillia, Ontario. He and his business partner, Brent Peterson, along with their wives, own a company called Invest North which holds 95 doors valued at over $20M in Orillia, Sundridge, Rutherglen, North Bay, Cobalt and New Liskeard.

Josh retired from his grade 8 teaching job in November of 2020 after a 20-year career that took him to South Korea, Japan, The Czech Republic, Taiwan, Australia and finally back to Ontario. He and his business partner manage 55 of their 95 doors themselves and they have managed to build their portfolio with absolutely no joint venture partners or other investors. Josh has used “No Money Down” deals with the help of different credit unions and vendor take-back mortgages in order to grow his quickly-expanding business. He is married to the author Jessica Hamilton, the author of the thriller, “What You Never Knew” and her upcoming book, “Don’t You Dare”.  Josh and his wife live with their two children in Orillia, Ontario.

Listen today to learn about these topics...

Real Estate Investing without JV's

The difficulties of changing careers

Evaluating investment properties

The right time to invest?

and much more!

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Long Distance Real Estate Investing with Billy Keels

May 10, 2022
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Long Distance Real Estate Investing with Billy Keels

Billy is an international real estate entrepreneur, problem-solver, author, coach and mentor. He is on a mission to share his 25+ years of experience and more importantly his passion for the sales industry. He has had the opportunity to work in over 86 countries, learn and fluently speak 5 languages, and call Europe his home. He is also the host of the Going Long Podcast, which is coming up on 2 full years in June! Billy loves speaking with his clients on how to improve their current business situations, engaging with his investors and creating a winning strategy to maximize the control of their lives.

Billy is an international real estate entrepreneur, problem-solver, author, coach and mentor.

He is on a mission to share his 25+ years of experience and more importantly his passion for the sales industry. He has had the opportunity to work in over 86 countries, learn and fluently speak 5 languages, and call Europe his home.

He is also the host of the Going Long Podcast, which is coming up on 2 full years in June!

Billy loves speaking with his clients on how to improve their current business situations, engaging with his investors and creating a winning strategy to maximize the control of their lives.

Listen in to learn about these topics...

- Investing internationally in real estate

- Building a strong bridge between two worlds

- How to educate your audience

- Growing your money, the smart way

And much more!

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Self-Storage Investing: The Right Way with Scott Krone

May 3, 2022
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Self-Storage Investing: The Right Way with Scott Krone

Scott Krone, Scott is a Chicago native whose career in architecture began in 1991 by pursuing his Masters of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. While obtaining his degree, he also worked as a Project Manager for Optima, Inc. During his time at Optima, Krone’s responsibilities included notable projects such as the 400-unit Cormandel in Deerfield, IL, the 40-unit HedgeRow in Winnetka, IL, and the 51-unit Optima Center Wilmette in Wilmette, IL.

Scott Krone, Scott is a Chicago native whose career in architecture began in 1991 by pursuing his Masters of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. While obtaining his degree, he also worked as a Project Manager for Optima, Inc. During his time at Optima, Krone’s responsibilities included notable projects such as the 400-unit Cormandel in Deerfield, IL, the 40-unit HedgeRow in Winnetka, IL, and the 51-unit

Optima Center Wilmette in Wilmette, IL.

 

In 2012, Krone founded Coda Management Group – a firm who specializes in

managing real estate assets. Since its inception, Coda manages a wide range of real

estate including single and multi-family homes, retail, commercial warehouse and self-

storage and multi-use flex athletic spaces. Currently, the platform of investments is in

excess of $55 million.

 

Listen in to learn about these topics

- Making sure your home is energy efficient

- The world of self-storage industry

- How to value your time?

- Proven strategies in the single and multi-family investment paths.

 

and much more!

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Conversion and Renovation Project to Maximize Cashflow with Darren Voros - Part 2

April 12, 2022
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Darren Voros is an accomplished real estate investor, trainer. He controls a portfolio of properties worth just over $10m and has travelled across North America educating inspiring and motivating audiences on the subject of real estate investing, financial independence and financial literacy. Stick around and listen in, to learn about the following...

Darren Voros is an accomplished real estate investor, trainer. He controls a portfolio of properties worth just over $10m and has travelled across North America educating inspiring and motivating audiences on the subject of real estate investing, financial independence and financial literacy.

Stick around and listen in, to learn about the following...


- The journey to finding passion in real estate

- The importance of teaching, and giving back when able

- Darren's personal experiences, and portfolio growth

- The numbers around the "Perfect BRRRR"


and many more!

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BRRRR Method Mastery with David Dodge

April 5, 2022
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BRRRR Method Mastery with David Dodge

David is a Real Estate Investor with over 15 years of experience. He first started investing in Real Estate when he was in college, at the age of 21 years old, at the University of Missouri-Columbia

David is a Real Estate Investor with over 15 years of experience.   He first started investing in Real Estate when he was in college, at the age of 21 years old, at the University of Missouri-Columbia.  David specializes in wholesaling properties (finding motivated sellers and flipping their houses) as well as teaching others how easy it is to learn how they too can wholesale Real Estate for huge profits.  David and his team have wholesaled over 700 houses to date and his company “House Sold Easy” averages about 8-12 wholesales a month. 

David is also the Co-Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Real Estate” Book.   He has a podcast “Discount Property Investor” that teaches people all about wholesaling real estate as well as tons of tips and tricks about marketing, wholesaling, and specifically wholesaling properties and finding motivated sellers as well as finding motivated seller lists.

 

Listen to Episode 21 today to learn more about these topics...

 

- How to leverage the BRRRR method most effectively

- Growing your portfolio the right way

- Learning as you go, and finding opportunities outside of the MLS

 

and much more!

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Rent to Own the Right Way with Alfonso Salemi

March 22, 2022
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Rent to Own the Right Way with Alfonso Salemi

Alfonso Salemi is our latest guest on our podcast! Alfonso is the co-owner, co-founder and Vice President of JAAG Properties Inc. JAAG specializes in Rent-To-Own and to date has over 216 successful Rent-To-Own projects. Alfonso loves sharing his passion for Rent-To-Own and the benefits it brings to people’s lives.

Alfonso Salemi is our latest guest on our podcast!

Alfonso is the co-owner, co-founder and Vice President of JAAG Properties Inc. JAAG specializes in Rent-To-Own and to date has over 216 successful Rent-To-Own projects. Alfonso loves sharing his passion for Rent-To-Own and the benefits it brings to people’s lives. He thrives on these interactions and enjoys helping others with the largest purchase or investment of their lives.

He is the conduit to Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, Tenant Buyer Clients, Joint-Venture Partners, Investors as well as other Real Estate Professionals. As a true ‘people person,’ Alfonso enjoys showing the benefits of JAAG's Rent-To-Own program and how it enables those who have experienced roadblocks to become homeowners. Bringing these entities together is one of the things that Alfonso values most about his role.

Listen to Episode 20 today to learn more about these topics...

- Learning how to use the Rent-to-Own programs

- The importance of Trust, Excellence and Accountability

- How to network effectively

and much more!

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From Homeless to Multi-Family Millionaire with Alfonso Cuadra

March 15, 2022
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From Homeless to Multi-Family Millionaire with Alfonso Cuadra

Alfonso Cuadra is our latest guest on our podcast! Alfonso is a serial entrepreneur, real estate investor, speaker, author of the 2012 book From the Ground Up!, success coach, and philanthropist who has been seen in Readers Digest, Ottawa Sun, Vancouver Sun, Rogers TV, New York Times and many more

Alfonso Cuadra is our latest guest on our podcast!

Alfonso is a serial entrepreneur, real estate investor, speaker, author of the 2012 book From the Ground Up!, success coach, and philanthropist who has been seen in Readers Digest, Ottawa Sun, Vancouver Sun, Rogers TV, New York Times and many more. Born in El Salvador during the revolution, his mother, the head of the newspaper, was arrested for reporting the truth to all about the corrupt government in power. After escaping to Canada and being raised in poverty, at 17 years old, he started a small company that quickly grew to multiple locations across Canada.

Listen to Episode 19 today to learn more about these topics...

- Do you have the passion to become a Real Estate Investor?

- Lessons learned over decades of investing

- The importance of sharing knowledge and wealth with others

and much more!

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Aligning your Money & Mindset for Real Estate Investors with Ben Humble

March 8, 2022
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Aligning your Money & Mindset for Real Estate Investors with Ben Humble

He is a speaker, mentor, real estate expert, the author of Real Estate Secrets Exposed, “The Truth About Canadian Wholesaling.”

Ben Humble is the latest guest on our podcast!

He is a speaker, mentor, real estate expert, the author of Real Estate Secrets Exposed, “The Truth About Canadian Wholesaling.” He co-founded CashFlow Tribe, the largest private mortgage company in southwestern Ontario, to educate young families, serve, and make homeownership possible.

 

On top of that, he is also a musician! Ben continues to empower and inspire Real Estate Investors all over Canada to align their mindset, find their purpose and educate them on how to generate wealth.

Listen to Episode 18 today to learn more about these topics...

- Ben's Story from Romania to Canada during communist rule

- Investing in your first property at 21

- Best methods of Real Estate Investing

- The "DNA" of a brilliant investor

- Time management for work, passions and family endeavors

 

and much more!

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Conversion and Renovation Projects to Maximize Cashflow with Darren Voros

February 22, 2022
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Conversion and Renovation Projects to Maximize Cashflow with Darren Voros

He controls a portfolio of properties worth just over $10m and has travelled across North America educating inspiring and motivating audiences on the subject of real estate investing, financial independence and financial literacy. Darren Voros is an accomplished real estate investor, trainer. He controls a portfolio of properties worth just over $10m and has travelled across North America educating inspiring and motivating audiences on the subject of real estate investing, financial independence and financial literacy. Stick around and listen in, to learn about the following...

Darren Voros is an accomplished real estate investor, trainer. He controls a portfolio of properties worth just over $10m and has travelled across North America educating inspiring and motivating audiences on the subject of real estate investing, financial independence and financial literacy.

Stick around and listen in, to learn about the following...

 

- The journey to finding passion in real estate

- The importance of teaching, and giving back when able

- Darren's personal experiences, and portfolio growth

- The numbers around the "Perfect BRRRR"

 

and many more!

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The Best Principles & Practices for Growing a Real Estate Portfolio with Patrick Francey

February 28, 2022
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The Best Principles & Practices for Growing a Real Estate Portfolio with Patrick Francey

Our guest is Patrick Francey, an accomplished speaker, facilitator and host of the “Everyday Millionaire Podcast” over the last two decades Patrick has taught and presented to thousands of real estate investor entrepreneurs across Canada, both live and online

Our guest is Patrick Francey, an accomplished speaker, facilitator and host of the  “Everyday Millionaire Podcast” over the last two decades Patrick has taught and presented to thousands of real estate investor entrepreneurs across Canada, both live and online. He is best known for providing his audiences with foundational lessons and context for understanding how to “treat your real estate investing like a business”

For Patrick, it’s always about people. Whether that’s being a Father, Husband and friend OR helping business operators, entrepreneurs; and real estate investors succeed, by providing them with the proven principles and best practices he’s learned over 35 years.

 

Stick around and listen in, to learn about the following

- REIN, the leading source for real estate investment education

- SIMPLE, the Acronym

- Similarities between successful and unsuccessful investors

- The importance of giving back

 

and much more!

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How To: Invest in YOUR Millionaire Mindset with Mark Smith - Ep.15

January 27, 2022
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How To: Invest in YOUR Millionaire Mindset with Mark Smith - Ep.15

In today’s podcast, we welcome Mark Smith. Canada’s no.1 Mindset Investor, a Motivational Speaker, and a Host of 7-2 Mindset Investor, the Hero’s Journey Podcast. Mark has closed $100 Million in high ticket sales.

In today’s podcast, we welcome Mark Smith. Canada’s no.1 Mindset Investor, a Motivational Speaker, and a Host of 7-2 Mindset Investor, the Hero’s Journey Podcast. Mark has closed $100 Million in high ticket sales.

With over 15,000 podcasts downloaded and over 90,000 views on YouTube, Mark is passionate about helping others build their mindset and bring value to those who want to perform at higher levels.

Discussion Points :

Getting to know Mark's previous career

The significance of the "7-2"

Mark's Real Estate Portfolio

The "People Business" Mindset

 

 

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Building and Leveraging Relationships for Maximum Impact with Steve Sims

January 11, 2022
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Building and Leveraging Relationships for Maximum Impact with Steve Sims

Steve Sims is the founder and CEO of Bluefish, a luxury concierge service that provides VIP access to a more attractive lifestyle, and building dream experiences. Steve has met and befriended the likes of Donald Trump, Sting, Andrew Bocelli, and Elon Musk. 

Steve Sims is the founder and CEO of Bluefish, a luxury concierge service that provides VIP access to a more attractive lifestyle, and building dream experiences. Steve has met and befriended the likes of Donald Trump, Sting, Andrew Bocelli, and Elon Musk. 

He has appeared in over 30 television shows and featured in over 60 major magazines. He has even been blessed to speak in Harvard and the Pentagon!

In today's episode, we dive deep into Steve's success, following a trail of the unlikely, and how he leveraged his relationships to build an outstanding business.

Discussion points :

Steve dropping out of school at 15

Expanding your network before vs after the internet

The similarities of all high-quality network partners

Comparing communication techniques and what works best

 

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Maintaining Personal Relationships Within the Real Estate Industry with Matthew Campoli

December 21, 2021
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 Maintaining Personal Relationships Within the Real Estate Industry with Matthew Campoli

Matthew is the host of the "Priced to Sell Podcast" and co-host of the "It's Simple Podcast" both pertaining to personal development and real estate investing.

Matthew is the host of the "Priced to Sell Podcast" and co-host of the "It's Simple Podcast" both pertaining to personal development and real estate investing.


At just 29, Matthew Campoli has taken the Real Estate Industry by storm and has amassed a huge following on social media.


He aims to inspire others to think big, work hard, and strive to be the best version of themselves.


As Matthew joins us on our podcast, we discuss the personal relationships he has built, his favourite methods of REI, and some of his key advice for new investors.



Discussion Points:


How upbringing can affect success, and empowering yourself


Switching careers for unlimited growth potential


Pre-Construction investment strategy


Real estate agent vs an investor


Realtor-to-realtor relationship importance.

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Mastering the Fundamentals of a Real Estate Millionaire with Matthew Ablakan

December 6, 2021
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Mastering the Fundamentals of a Real Estate Millionaire with Matthew Ablakan

Matthew is the owner and founder of Millennial's Choice Group: A Real Estate, Mortgage, Insurance and Education brand aimed to assist Canadians with their needs in these avenues. He acquired his first property at 19. Now at the age of 29, he owns 23 properties at a value of approximately $15m

Matthew is the owner and founder of Millennial's Choice Group: A Real Estate, Mortgage, Insurance and Education brand aimed to assist Canadians with their needs in these avenues.

He acquired his first property at 19. Now at the age of 29, he owns 23 properties at a value of approximately $15m

As Matthew joins me in this episode of More to Life, we talk about his early interest in REI, and how he balanced that with his education.

Matthew loves what he does, and that lifestyle can be achieved through hard work and dedication, just like he did.

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Building Generational Wealth and Chasing Dreams with Wayne Skinner

November 23, 2021
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Building Generational Wealth and Chasing Dreams with Wayne Skinner

Wayne is a successful real estate investor, that turned a high-school dropout experience into an $11-million dollar portfolio. At 40, Wayne decided that leaving his financial security to go get his real estate license was the best avenue for him. He chased his dreams, and it paid off.

Wayne is a successful real estate investor, that turned a high-school dropout experience into an $11-million dollar portfolio.


At 40, Wayne decided that leaving his financial security to go get his real estate license was the best avenue for him. He chased his dreams, and it paid off.


As Wayne joins me in this episode of More to Life, we talk about his life-changing inspiration from his late father, that helped him achieve his long-term goals. We will also be talking more about his Real Estate investing career, and some tips for newly-developing portfolios.


Wayne isn't just a hard-working investor, he is a passionate individual that lets his happiness guide him, as he holds his two daughters close to his heart.


Discussion Points:


  • Wayne's Inspiration from his father
  • A lifelong interest in real estate
  • Common misunderstandings for real-estate investors
  • Pressure and competition, and how it sculpts into this industry
  • Adapting careers, and lifestyles.

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Understanding Tax Implications for Business Owners and Investors - with Airikka Passmore - S01Ep10

November 8, 2021
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Understanding Tax Implications for Business Owners and Investors - with Airikka Passmore - S01Ep10

Airikka Passmore is an accounting guru, small business enthusiast and public speaker. She took a massive career leap to go from accountant to director of her own firm in 2008. This did not come without a lot of learning, and reflection over the course of 13 and a half years.

Airikka Passmore is an accounting guru, small business enthusiast and public speaker.


She took a massive career leap to go from accountant to director of her own firm in 2008. This did not come without a lot of learning, and reflection over the course of 13 and a half years.


As Airikka joins me in this episode of More to Life, we talk about her roots in the accounting industry, and how her dreams started to develop into achievable goals. We will also be talking about her highest priorities for her clients, which start with tax savings and growing businesses.


Airikka isn't just an owner, but a passionate individual that will relentlessly find ways to educate and help her clients, because when you love what you do, it does not feel like work anymore.


Discussion Points:


  • When Airikka knew that accounting was her preferred career path
  • Starting to understand your tax situation
  • Incorporation in the tax world
  • Common misunderstandings for business owners and investors
  • The value of a strong accounting team

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Dave Dubeau and His Surefire Way of Raising Capital and Attracting Investors - S01Ep9

October 25, 2021
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Dave Dubeau and His Surefire Way of Raising Capital and Attracting Investors - S01Ep9

Dave Dubeau is a professional real estate investor, a best-selling author and a highly sought-after trainer and consultant. He has developed a proven strategy over the years to help acquire a regular flow of inbound investor inquiries, while he works behind the scenes with his team.

Dave Dubeau is a professional real estate investor, a best-selling author and a highly sought-after trainer and consultant. He has developed a proven strategy over the years to help acquire a regular flow of inbound investor inquiries, while he works behind the scenes with his team.

As Dave joins me in this episode of More to Life, We talk about how he considered other industries outside of Real Estate, and how his unique journey shaped his life. We will also be talking about his Money Partner Formula, with his in-depth analysis of the 5 steps included. Dave's extensive knowledge of this space was not a result of luck, but of hard work and dedication to his career.

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Breaking Records in Real Estate and Building a High-Performing Team with Mike Johnson | S01E08

October 11, 2021
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Breaking Records in Real Estate and Building a High-Performing Team with Mike Johnson | S01E08

Mike Johnson was with Honda Canada's sales and operation team when he decided to pursue a career in Real Estate. He sold 55 houses while juggling his career, his studies, and building his powerhouse sales team.

Mike Johnson was with Honda Canada's sales and operation team when he decided to pursue a career in Real Estate. His journey was not easy as he struggled to manage his time selling houses and studying for his master's degree in business administration. However, what transpired in his first year as a realtor was outstanding— he sold 55 houses while juggling his career, his studies, and building his powerhouse sales team.

As Mike joins me in this episode of More to Life, we talk about what he had done differently that resulted in his unprecedented success in the business. We will also talk about his leadership style, and how he was able to build the team he has now. I am sure that you'll find this episode packed with knowledge, thanks to our phenomenal guest. So listen up, and you might be on your way to breaking sales and career records just like Mike.

Discussion Points:

  • The story of Mike's unprecedented success in Real Estate
  • Managing your time and energy
  • Building a high-performing team
  • Managing, tracking, and boosting your team's performance
  • Identifying a good deal in real estate

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Creating a Thriving Career in REI with Cottage Rentals & JV's with Sarah Larbi | S01E07

September 27, 2021
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Creating a Thriving Career in REI with Cottage Rentals & JV's with Sarah Larbi | S01E07

If you have a passion for real estate investing, Sarah Larbi is one of the names that will frequently pop up in industry seminars, conventions, and podcasts. She is everywhere! So, when I got the chance to have her as a guest in today's episode of More to Life, it was an opportunity I knew I couldn't miss!

If you have a passion for real estate investing, Sarah Larbi is one of the names that will frequently pop up in industry seminars, conventions, and podcasts. She is everywhere! So, when I got the chance to have her as a guest in today's episode of More to Life, it was an opportunity I knew I couldn't miss!

Sarah bought her first real estate investment at the age of 29, and just recently, even during the time of crisis, she left her corporate job to become a full-time investor, coach, mentor, and podcast host. She was doing all of these as she helps new investors through The REITE Club, which she co-founded in 2016. Currently, she is expanding her portfolio with cottage and resort development through multiple joint ventures. Listen to this episode and make sure that you take notes because there will be a lot to learn from this rising superstar.

Discussion Points:

  • Sarah's inspiration and motivations that drove her to real estate investing
  • Sarah's take on having a coach or a mentor
  • Managing time, handling failures, and holding on to your goals
  • The story of The REITE Club, its purpose, and future plans
  • To Joint Venture or not?

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The Future of Real Estate with Andrew Hines | S01E06

September 13, 2021
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The Future of Real Estate with Andrew Hines | S01E06

Andrew Hines has hosted over a hundred episodes of his podcast, but today, he is joining me for a very insightful episode of More to Life. When Andrew had his first BRRR project, he underwent a "baptism by fire" where he babysat the project and stayed onsite five days a week! He had put all his time and energy into this single project to make sure that everything went right and also, to learn every detail of his business.

Andrew Hines has hosted over a hundred episodes of his podcast, but today, he is joining me for a very insightful episode of More to Life. When Andrew had his first BRRR project, he underwent a "baptism by fire" where he babysat the project and stayed onsite five days a week! He had put all his time and energy into this single project to make sure that everything went right and also, to learn every detail of his business.

Andrew helped me realized that lacking a certain skill or knowledge in a specific area is not an excuse for failure. In our episode today, he shares what he did to learn his place in this business, including the nights spent on YouTube learning how to properly install windows so as to ensure his crews were not making any mistakes. This story surprised me in the best way. Listening to people like Andrew opens my mind to new ideas and new learning, and I hope you'll experience the same.

Discussion Points:

  • The housing situation in Canada right now
  • A peek into Ontario's primary and tertiary markets
  • How did Andrew start an off-shore expansion in the US
  • Knowing and understanding the numbers of your business
  • How can your success be influenced by people around you

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Power, Passion And Planning with Mary-Anne Gillespie | S01E05

August 30, 2021
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Power, Passion And Planning with Mary-Anne Gillespie | S01E05

Mary-Anne Gillespie is a business coach extraordinaire who helped and guided me through the first years of my transition from being a police officer to a full-time real estate investor. She taught me to have a growth mindset, leading me to achieve results I have never imagined. With this growth mindset, I was able to multiply my 100-unit portfolio into a shy of 300 units in just three years.

A very special guest is joining me in today's episode. Mary-Anne Gillespie is a business coach extraordinaire who helped and guided me through the first years of my transition from being a police officer to a full-time real estate investor. She taught me to have a growth mindset, leading me to achieve results I have never imagined. With this growth mindset, I was able to multiply my 100-unit portfolio into a shy of 300 units in just three years.

In this episode, Mary-Anne and I talk about the growth mindset and how you can achieve greater things by having one. She also shares how she lost her parents at the age of 17, became homeless, and bounced back to become a millionaire at 24! If I was inspired by Mary-Anne's remarkable story of strength, passion, and unwavering positivity, I am sure that you will be too.

Discussion points:

  • Mary-Anne's story: From misfortunes to a life of abundance
  • Overcoming doubts and fears
  • What is GirlBundance? Mary-Anne's mentorship program
  • Goal setting and thinking BIG
  • How is contentment related to happiness

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Residential Properties vs Commercial Properties and Everything in Between with Justin Wu | S01E04

August 16, 2021
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Residential Properties vs Commercial Properties and Everything in Between with Justin Wu | S01E04

In today’s episode, I have a discussion with Justin Wu around commercial financing and real estate investment. Justin shares his journey of getting into real estate investment and why he found that investing in real estate to be such a powerful way to develop your passive income stream.

In today’s episode, I have a discussion with Justin Wu around commercial financing and real estate investment. Justin shares his journey of getting into real estate investing and why he found investing in real estate to be such a powerful way to develop your passive income stream. 


Justin is an expert in commercial property financing and he is fantastic at crunching numbers that work, thanks to his career as a financial analyst. As one of our investment partners, we now own projects and buildings together and I believe we will still be doing great things together in real estate for many years to come. 


Discussion Points

  • Why the transition from a career as a financial analyst to real estate investment?
  • Partnerships
  • Equity vs real estate investment portfolio 
  • Risks of real estate vs other investments
  • Commercial acquisitions vs residential acquisitions 
  • Benefits of partnering with an experienced real estate company
  • Why buy property in Hamilton vs Toronto?
  • Hamilton property partnership
  • What is Justin’s “why”?
  • What does “More to Life” mean for Justin?
  • Justin’s one piece of advice for other real estate investors



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Balancing Work, Life, and Real Estate Investing with David Knight | S01E03

August 2, 2021
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Balancing Work, Life, and Real Estate Investing with David Knight  | S01E03

Today, my guest is someone whose story sounds a lot like my own. He is a full-time police officer who is working hard to get himself to the point where he too can move to full-time real estate investment. He is at the same time also managing to host a successful investment podcast, he does online boot camps and has written several eBooks to help people understand real estate investment.

Today, my guest is someone whose story sounds a lot like my own. He is a full-time police officer who is working hard to build a large real estate portfolio for himself and his family. He is at the same time also managing to host a successful investment podcast, he does online boot camps and has written several eBooks to help people understand real estate investment.

To me, it is clear that Dave has a passion to not only become financially free himself but also to help others do just that - especially other first responders. In this episode, David shares his thought process for remaining in his full-time job for now and he gives some great tips for newcomers wanting to get into investment. 


Discussion Points

  • Introduction to Dave
  • How and why David got into real estate investing
  • How David deals with his fears
  • Managing his responsibilities while being a full-time police officer
  • The ‘Why’ behind David’s podcast
  • David’s work-life balance
  • Leaving his job for full-time real estate investing
  • How David delegates his time
  • Tips for others who want to get into real estate investment

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Episode 2: From 0 to 100 using the BRRRR method with Sandy MacKay

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Episode 2: From 0 to 100 using the BRRRR method with Sandy MacKay

My first guest on the More to Life Real Estate Investing podcast is none other than my business partner, founder of MacKay Realty Network, and co-host of the Breakthrough Real Estate Investing Podcast - Sandy MacKay.

My first guest on the More to Life Real Estate Investing podcast is none other than my business partner, founder of MacKay Realty Network, and co-host of the Breakthrough Real Estate Investing Podcast - Sandy MacKay. I was a guest on this podcast about 5 or 6 years ago and the discussion we had during that appearance changed my real estate investing career for the better. Now we own several companies and properties together and we chat about some of the obstacles we were faced with to get to this point. 

In this episode, I ask Sandy about his perspective on the real estate investment game and what he believes are some of the best ways to set oneself and - your team - up for success when first getting into the business of investing in real estate. 

Discussion Points

  • Introduction to Sandy MacKay
  • Sandy’s biggest strengths
  • The BRRRR strategy vs turnkey properties
  • Sandy’s most profitable BRRRR property
  • How Sandy builds his power team
  • Sandy’s company culture
  • The most important part about being on a team in Sandy’s opinion
  • The best way in Sandy’s opinion to build your portfolio
  • How to separate yourself from the competition
  • Sandy’s “Why”
  • What does “More to Life” mean to Sandy

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Introduction to More To Life Real Estate Investing Podcast

July 5, 2021
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Introduction to More To Life Real Estate Investing Podcast

In this first episode of More to Life Real Estate Investing, I introduce myself, my businesses and how I transitioned from being a successful police officer to a multi-millionaire successful real estate investor. I wanted more of what life had to offer and real estate investment gave me that opportunity.

In this first episode of More to Life Real Estate Investing, I introduce myself, my businesses and how I transitioned from being a successful police officer to a multi-millionaire successful real estate investor. I wanted more of what life had to offer and real estate investment gave me that opportunity.

More to life can happen for you, but you have to get off the fence and get started!

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An introduction and how I got started in real estate Joint venturing as a gateway to success in real estate Other factors that influenced the decision to leave the police department The “Power Team” The “Costco” effect Starting a construction company- Vision Construction Management Starting a property management company Starting a landscaping company Motivation to get started Goal of this podcast


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