RISE Real Estate Investing Podcast
Ep. 94: Scaling through Joint Ventures

Ep. 94: Scaling through Joint Ventures

September 16, 2022

Russel is a real estate investor known by many as the #JVJedi. He is a full time veteran Canadian-based professional real estate investor, best-selling author and an inspirational public speaker. He is a passionate, entertaining and educational speaker and now mentors other real estate investors on how they too can scale up their real estate portfolio.

In this episode we discussed:

  • How he started in REI, his regrets and what he would have done differently!

  • How to stand out in this current market and promote/brand yourself.

  • Challenges in raising capitals and how he coaches other real estate investors.

  • The current market in Alberta.

  • Difference between amateur and professionals in the realm of capital raising.

and much more! 

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Ep. 93: Building The Largest Wholesaling Company in Canada

Ep. 93: Building The Largest Wholesaling Company in Canada

August 29, 2022

Luc Boiron has been investing in real estate in Canada for 15 years and has bought and sold over 650 houses across the country. A former lawyer turned full-time investor in 2016, Luc is considered an "OG" wholesaler as the first person to wholesale at volume in Canada.

In addition to wholesaling and flipping houses, Luc and his wife also own a portfolio of approximately 100 rental units, including a few short-term rentals.

In this episode we discussed:

  • How he was introduced to the world of wholesaling and how he scaled up his business.
  • Scale and the process of hiring 40 employees and how his hiring process has evolved
  • How they scaled up a team in Quebec
  • Pain Points when expanding business
  • Their strategy for multi-families
  • How they manage their business

and much more! 

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Ep. 92: Behind the Scenes of a MIC

Ep. 92: Behind the Scenes of a MIC

August 19, 2022

In this episode we take a peak behind the world of MICs - understanding how they are funded, formed, grown and the role of Investors, banks, and more! 

 

Calvert Home Mortgage specializes in working with real estate investors, house flippers, and BRRR enthusiasts in Ontario and Alberta. They lend to investors who buy, fix, and flip or refinance properties for a profit. Calvert Home Mortgage offers no appraisals, low money down, and a fast turnaround.

 

Jesse Bobrowski - With over ten years in the real estate lending and investing space, VP of Business Development Jesse Bobrowski has a knack for making meaningful connections. He is passionate about people and leadership and is especially inspired to guide and educate people to help them achieve financial success. When not mentoring or building relationships, Jesse can be found at home with his two children, skiing in the mountains, or catching fish.

 

Garrett LaBarre - In Garrett’s work, he truly thrives to create an effortless experience for his clients. As an Underwriter at Calvert Home Mortgage, Garrett is committed to maintaining vital relationships and coming up with financing solutions unique to any client’s situation. Whether it’s playing or watching, Garrett shares a strong love for sports and particularly enjoys spending his time at golf courses.

 

In this episode we discussed:

  • What is a MIC, how they are regulated, and what risks are associated with MIC's
  • The investing timelines, returns, and what to look for in a MIC
  • How MICs are founded, grown, and funded 
  • The M&A World within MIC's 

and much more! 

 

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Ep. 91: Developing Additional Units

Ep. 91: Developing Additional Units

August 12, 2022

Consultant and Educator - Andy, founded Suite Additions after seeing opportunities to improve our communities and help people gain financial security through various housing densification strategies. Andy is a registered House and Small Buildings designer, real estate investor, and developer. He holds a degree in Architectural Science from Ryerson University in Toronto.

 

In this episode we discussed:

 

  • Changes in secondary suites from the past.
  • Criteria and how to identify properties that are suited for adding secondary suites.
  • Types of the property ideal for duplex vs triplex conversions.
  • How to identify potential properties for conversion when deal hunting.
  • Cost of conversions
  • Challenges and timelines for garden suites

and much more

 

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Website at: www.suiteadditions.com
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Ep. 90: Achieving Early Retirement at 25

Ep. 90: Achieving Early Retirement at 25

August 3, 2022

Dylan McLauchlan is a London Ontario Real Estate investor, and F.I.R.E. expert. With almost a decade of experience with BRRRRs, Student Rentals, and Wholesaling

He started his Real Estate journey by house hacking at the age of 21. Since then he's incorporated many different Real Estate, Investing, and Lifestyle Optimization strategies which have allowed him to become Financially Independent at the young age of 25.

 

In this episode we discussed:

  • Different deals he is looking for throughout his journey
  • His view on the market change
  • Psychological impact on the current market change
  • Real estate strategies advice and his current strategies

and much more

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Ep. 89: Growing through various market cycles

Ep. 89: Growing through various market cycles

July 22, 2022

Brandon and Carolina from Medalo Properties started investing with a strategy in late 2019 as they purchased their first BRRRR project in Hamilton. They have grown their portfolio to 26 units since then. They specialize in multi-family unit conversions and flips, and they’re focused on building generational wealth and relationships while educating and helping others build multiple streams of income, protect their financial future and increase the quality of their lives.

 

In this episode we discussed:

  • Different markets cycles since 2019 and how their investment strategies changed
  • Pain points during the rapid growth of their portfolio.
  • How they divide their business work as a couple
  • Financial strategies, challenges, and solutions that they encountered when scaling up their portfolio

and much more

 

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RISE Real Estate Wholesaling 101 Course:
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Ep. 88: Investing in Canada and the US

Ep. 88: Investing in Canada and the US

July 18, 2022

Dave Knight is a full-time first responder with a deep understanding and experience in multi-family, multi-family conversions, flipping, and student rentals and is now focusing on short-term rentals in the US. His podcast First Responders Wealth Network REI Podcast is a testament to his passion for helping others learn how to build wealth in real estate and create time, freedom, and security. Dave also offers to coach, and an online education program titled Real Estate Investing Bootcamp which can be found at 911wealthnetwork.com

 

In this episode we discussed:

  • How he manages his full-time job as a police officer with the demands of real estate investing.
  • His strategies in the Hamilton-Niagara region including conversions, student rentals and recently flipping.
  • What led him to invest in the U.S., and how he got started down south.
  • How he funded the property in the US and what are the financing strategies for the property as a dual citizen.

and much more

 

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Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/daveknighter/
and on his website at: 911WealthNetwork.com

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RISE Real Estate Wholesaling 101 Course:
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Ep. 87: Investing Long Distance in Cornwall & Scaling to Over 30 Rental Units

Ep. 87: Investing Long Distance in Cornwall & Scaling to Over 30 Rental Units

June 24, 2022

Haron is a licensed Ontario Land Surveyor for 9 years, a Realtor for 7 years, and an investor for 7 years. He started his investment journey with a single-family home in Oshawa in 2015 to build a retirement fund for his parents. Since then, Haron has aggressively scaled his portfolio in Windsor and most recently Cornwall where he has acquired a multi-family building, all while working full-time and investing long-distance.  Currently, Haron owns 15 properties and 36 rental units and is highly motivated to continue scaling up his portfolio in the multi-family space.

In this episode we discussed:

  • What Licensed Land Surveyor is and how it impact real estate investing
  • Cash-flow and analysis in Cornwall
  • Building a long-distance power team
  • Opportunities to invest in Cornwall
  • Multi-family deal analysis

and much more

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And: https://www.instagram.com/nrddproperties/

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Ep. 86: Acquiring properties in the United States

Ep. 86: Acquiring properties in the United States

June 18, 2022

Jashan Mundi, a 24-year-old Investor and Financial Educator on social media who is teaching Canadians how to better manage their finances and investments to build wealth. 

In this episode we discussed:

  • His investing journey and how he built his portfolio
  • How he creatively financed his first investment in Canada and the USA
  • Financing properties in the US
  • Why he invested in Ohio and how he evaluated cities in the states
  • The current market in Ohio

and much more

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Ep. 85: Multi-Family REI and multiple streams of revenue

Ep. 85: Multi-Family REI and multiple streams of revenue

June 10, 2022

Jack is a retired professional athlete turned serial entrepreneur. Through several ventures and a successful career in software sales, Jack transitioned into real estate where he built up Bernstone Capital. Now he specializes in growing his multi-family portfolio and has large ambitions for the company. 

In this episode we discussed:

  • His investing journey and how he built his portfolio
  • The driving factor that gave him the confidence to invest
  • Shifting strategies to focus on housing military families (risks and advantages)
  • How he get tenants for the military family properties
  • Building out multiple streams of revenue

and much more

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And Website at: http://www.bernstonecapital.com/

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