RISE Real Estate Investing Podcast
Ep. 83: Growth Through Joint Ventures

Ep. 83: Growth Through Joint Ventures

May 23, 2022

Mandy Branham is an experienced investor who aims to impact housing nationally. She is passionate about changing the trajectory of an average individual's financial future and generational legacy through real estate. Mandy is the recipient of REIN Canada's 2019 JV of the Year, showcasing her emphasis on Value-Based Partnerships as a method of constantly expanding her business on all levels.

In this episode we discussed:

  • How she got started in real estate investing
  • What made her transition to joint venture partnership
  • The joint venture process
  • How her business is structured and what it looks like 
  • How her business has grown along the way
  • Strategic advice for 2022

and much more

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and Website: https://mandybranham.com/
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Ep. 82: Multifamily investing in Canada and the US

Ep. 82: Multifamily investing in Canada and the US

May 13, 2022

Zeshan is an active real estate investor and business owner specializing in value-add multifamily properties. He was able to leave his full-time job at the age of 28 as a result of his real estate investments in Windsor, Ontario. He has since continued to grow his portfolio while using the BRRRR strategy in larger multi-family real estate properties and creating additional passive streams of income. 

In this episode we discussed:

 

  • How he got started in real estate investing
  • What made him decide to quit his job in 2019
  • Why he chose to pursue the multifamily strategy
  • The rezoning process from commercial to residential RE
  • The major challenges with apartment buildings
  • Difference between bigger apartments in Canada and the US
  • Financing and building power teams for commercial properties in the US

and much more

 

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and Website: https://coreproperties.ca/
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Ep. 81: 30+ Year journey in real estate investing

Ep. 81: 30+ Year journey in real estate investing

May 6, 2022

With 32 years of real estate investing, Mathew has experience in residential, commercial, and real estate development across Canada, the USA, and Belize. He started in long-term residential real estate investing before expanding into buy-fix-sell, lease options, commercial buildings, new development projects, self-storage, and modular homes. He has also partnered with developers to build 280 + houses, 3 low-rise condo buildings, and moreover the past 10 years. Mathew focuses on managing his portfolio of commercial assets, business acquisition, and coaching real estate investors.

 

In this episode we discussed:

 

  • How he got started in REI
  • Residentail, commercial and development 
  • Attracting capital and adequately forecasting profitability 
  • How he grew his business  

and much more

 

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Check out his website at: https://www.rccsol.com/

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Ep. 80: Building a $25M+ Portfolio in Toronto

Ep. 80: Building a $25M+ Portfolio in Toronto

April 29, 2022

Sahil is a Wilfrid Laurier University graduate who worked his way as a Financial Analyst on Wall St. transitioned into Real Estate starting with $80k as a Real Estate investor and Investment specialist with buyers and managed a personal portfolio of $25m own 17 properties in Toronto and 32 Doors.

 

Got his Realtor License in 2014 and in 7 years have sold over $250m Real Estate transactions winning awards - REMAX Diamond Award, Top 30 under 30, Hall Of fame, Platinum awards &C (2015-20), TOP 1% on TREB.

 

Mentor students every year and also own an $8m Commercial fund co-founded in 2018

 

 

In this episode we discussed:

 

  • Why he chose to build his portfolio in Toronto
  • How to Invest and add value in Toronto
  • How his team has grown over the years
  • What to look for when investing in Toronto and when to redevelop properties
  • Managing risks and market cycles

 

 

and much more

 

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Ep. 79: Building a construction and investing company

Ep. 79: Building a construction and investing company

April 22, 2022

Ara is a structural engineer now a real estate investor who started his own construction company and focuses on duplex conversions, multi-family properties, and soon-to-be garden suites in the Cambridge & Kitchener area.  Ara is also a father of 3, a stock options trader, and has juggled multiple projects in the past couple of years.

in this episode we discussed;

  • How he decided to get his first deal
  • At what point he decided to start his own construction company instead of working corporate
  • How he set up his business
  • How he financed his conversions
  • Due diligence in transition from smaller buildings into larger building

and much more!

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Ep. 78: Acquiring properties in Sudbury

Ep. 78: Acquiring properties in Sudbury

April 16, 2022

Alvin Wong is a Canadian Registered Nurse and Real Estate Investor. After working for 1 year in the critical care department, he was made aware that he would be laid off. He accidentally stumbled onto a mindset book that inspired him to start a real estate business during his despair. With no business or finance degree, Alvin started his journey investing in his education from a high-performance real estate coach before purchasing any investment properties. In less than two years since forming, he owns 5 multifamily properties and 13 doors.

in this episode we discussed;

  • How he started growing his portfolio in Sudbury
  • How he built a power team in Sudbury
  • His first property and the challenges around it
  • Inherited/long term tenants and cash for keys

and much more!

 

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Ep. 77: Scaling portfolio in Chatham

Ep. 77: Scaling portfolio in Chatham

April 8, 2022

Jeremy Ivany is a full-time real estate investor specializing in BRRRing small multifamily properties in Chatham Ontario. Jeremy & Taylor have scaled to an 8 - figure real estate portfolio in under 3 years, and both are full-time investors.

 

in this episode we discussed:

  • How Jeremy scaled and financed his properties in Chatham
  • Mitigating risks in cash flows
  • How he analyzed, sourced, and funded multi-family properties in Chatham
  • Growing his real estate business
  • Cash management and necessary tools

and much more

 

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Ep. 76: Building a real estate business

Ep. 76: Building a real estate business

April 1, 2022

Sarah Eder is the owner and CEO of Sarah Eder Holdings, and has been a full-time investor for over 4 years. After quitting her corporate job to pursue real estate, she quickly amassed a portfolio of over 200+ doors in the Golden Horseshoe - all without using her own money. Now semi-retired, she's enjoying traveling and working remotely on her commercial acquisitions, and her passion project of coaching investors on how to build sustainable, cash-flowing portfolios.

in this episode we discussed:

  • How to attract a JV without experience or a big portfolio
  • How she grew her portfolio in 4 years
  • External property management
  • When she switched to bigger projects and the JV Structure for bigger projects

and much more

 

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Ep. 75: Pre-construction investing in Toronto

Ep. 75: Pre-construction investing in Toronto

March 25, 2022

Toronto native, Jas Takhar, has been in the sales and service industry for over 27 years. Soon after deciding to try his hand in real estate, he founded REC Canada under Royal LePage, and for over 5 years has successfully kept his team in the top 3 in the country.

 

Jas’ area of expertise is in helping investors build out their real estate portfolios. Wanting to share his knowledge and experience with the masses, he wrote a book titled, Real Estate Intelligence, which teaches anyone how to buy or sell real estate on their own.

 

Furthering his pursuit to educate and motivate, he developed a love for content creation, and now not only hosts one of the top business podcasts in North America – The Jas Takhar Podcast – but also founded his own media company, From The Ground Up Media where he helps other real estate agents produce quality content. His hope is to provide inspiring education through his guides, seminars, and content to aid others in removing the friction from their own life in order to help them get from where they are, to where they want to be.

 

in this episode we discussed;

  • How a 27 year old investor can invest in Toronto
  • Reasons he tends to go towards condo
  • Pre-construction investing strategies
  • How he choose the right pre-construction projects
  • Due diligence for pre-con
  • Why checking the developer's credibility is very important
  • How to mitigate risk

And much more!

 

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Connect with Jas on Linkedin at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jastakhar/

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Ep. 74: Growing multiple businesses in Windsor

Ep. 74: Growing multiple businesses in Windsor

March 18, 2022

With a focus on building interconnected businesses to support one another, Graeme has also built a sizeable real estate portfolio. Graeme has a background in sport, entertainment, business, and of course real estate. His current businesses include: Thompson Asset Management (PM and Construction), Thompson Electrical (electrical), TTM Financial (Bookkeeping). 

 

in this episode we discussed;

  • How Graeme got started in real estate investing
  • Why he chose Windsor in his investing journey
  • What led him to property management and construction
  • Strategies when renting commercial units
  • Airbnb Property management systems

And much more!

 

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