Category Archives: Property Management

Successful Tenant Screening in 5 Easy Steps – Step #2 – Phone Screening



In this solo episode, Sarah shares the second step, Phone screening potential applicants, of her, tried and tested 5-step process to finding the best tenants. Don’t rely on guesswork or your gut. Use these 5 steps to ensure you find the best tenants for your rental properties.
What you’ll learn:
  • What to do once you have suitable potential tenants
  • Why it’s important to have a phone conversation
  • The right questions to ask
  • What to listen and watch for – the red flags
  • How to set up the next stage of screening
In this solo episode, Sarah shares the second step, Phone screening potential applicants, of her, tried and tested 5-step process to finding the best tenants. Don’t rely on guesswork or your gut. Use these 5 steps to ensure you find the best tenants for your rental properties. To understand Step 1 listen to episode 44 here To really go deep on this subject buy Sarah’s comprehensive online program covering this subject. https://va2site.udemy.com/successful-tenant-screening-in-5-easy-steps/ FOR A LIMITED TIME: Grab your copy of the ‘Market Fundamentals’ worksheet that Sarah mentions in this episode. Only available for a short while https://sarahlarbi.com/free/

Getting Through the Pitfalls and Analysis Paralysis to Multi-Family Investing Success



Britta Hild started in the world of real estate investing in 2011 purchasing a 5 unit building in Toronto. Having only previously bought a primary single unit residence she was unprepared for the added work to close the deal and handling the day to day life of a landlord. She quickly learned about property management, renovations and tenant relations through doing these tasks on her own.
Guest: Real Estate Investor and Landlord, Britta Hild Britta started in the world of real estate investing in 2011 purchasing a 5 unit building in Toronto. Having only previously bought a primary single unit residence she was unprepared for the added work to close the deal and handling the day to day life of a landlord. She quickly learned about property management, renovations and tenant relations through doing these tasks on her own. These early real estate investing challenges did not deter her, rather they served as great lessons for Britta when she pursued a subsequent joint venture in Hamilton with another multi-unit property because of the benefits of having more doors in one building. The current market in the GTA is changing rapidly and it is essential to have a plan in place to make sure that your real estate investments are working for you and not the other way around. This was brought home in a very stark way for Britta when her mother fell seriously ill and she was able to look after her full-time knowing her properties were cash flowing. Never one to tire of talking about real estate investing, Britta understands the concerns, worries and benefits of being a real estate investor and landlord, from financing to renovations to tenants. You will learn about: – Benefits of having multiple tenants – Tips on how to overcome your real estate investing struggles – Tips on building a solid team – What new investors should be aware of – Tips on finding and screening tenants Get in Touch with Britta: E-mail: britta.hild@gmail.com

Getting Involved in the Fastest Growing, Most Underserved Real Estate Investing Niche in North America with Mitch Parker



Mitch Parker has become a go-to media expert who has been featured by Canada AM, CTV, Sirius XM, Toronto Sun, Huffington Post, and more. As the energetic and passionate real estate expert behind Mitch Parker Group his focus is on wealth accumulation and sustainability through real estate.

Guest: Real Estate Wealth Expert, Mitch Parker

Mitch Parker has become a go-to media expert who has been featured by Canada AM, CTV, Sirius XM, Toronto Sun, Huffington Post, and more. As the energetic and passionate real estate expert behind Mitch Parker Group his focus is on wealth accumulation and sustainability through real estate.

After graduating in Business with a specialization in Finance, he started buying student rental housing with his first joint venture partner, his Dad. Since then he has been involved in millions of dollars of transactions ranging from private mortgages to equity placements to rent-to-own homes and developments.

He’s currently acting as Director of Marketing and Sales for The Founders Residences which develops seniors specific housing which provides a unique opportunity for investors to purchase fully managed residential condominiums and earn exceptional returns while participating in the fastest growing and most underserved market niche in North America. You will learn about: – Benefits of starting with student rentals – Insights about seniors housing and what to look at. – Pros and Cons with Senior Housing – The similarities and differences between senior and student housing.

Book Recommended: Driving Miss Norma by Tim Bauerschmidt & Ramie Liddle This is a story of Miss Norma who was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Miss Norma—newly widowed after nearly even decades of marriage—rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, “I’m ninety years old. I’m hitting the road.”

    Get in Touch with Mitch:

Website: http://www.mitchparkergroup.com Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/MitchParkerRE/

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DALIA BARSOUM, MBA Finance 
President and Principal Broker, Streetwise Mortgages
Best selling Author: Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All The Money You Want 
Winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award: CMP
Top 75 Brokers in Canada ( 2017 and 2018): Canadian Mortgage Professionals Magazine ( CMP)
Mortgage Broker of the year (2017, 2015): Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
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Mail:  53 Berry Trail, Woodbridge, ON, L4H 2T4 | License # 12900

Should You Self-Manage or Hire a Property Management Company? With Jason Hull



Jason Hull got his entrepreneurial start after working for a few tech companies and then going through a divorce. That drove his need to have more time with his kids.

Like many entrepreneurs, he gave up safety & certainty of a job to allow him greater freedom and he did it for his family, to be able to spend time with his two daughters. Once the entrepreneurial fire was lit, he couldn’t put it out.

Jason’s mission in life is to inspire others to love true principles. This means he loves uncovering & learning what works and sharing it with others.

You will learn about:

  • Pros and cons to self-managing or hiring a property manager
  • Tips on finding a property manager
  • How to scale up your portfolio
  • What to ask a property manager to ensure you have the best one working for you

More about Jason:

Jason has enjoyed being able to help grow businesses from wherever he called home & operating in the background. He has been the secret weapon of savvy property management entrepreneurs for a decade.

With a little pushing and prodding from both coaches & clients, Jason realized he would have to be the one to create the change that he wanted to see happen in the property management industry. He launched DoorGrow with the mission to “Transform Property Management Businesses & Their Owners” with the intention of transforming the entire industry through his followers & clients.

Jason is challenging the status quo and disrupting the accepted group-think existing in the industry that assumes that you need to do costly marketing (advertising) in order to grow. He also is shifting his clients’ focus from fighting over the small amount of existing market share to creating new market share instead.

Get in Touch with Jason:

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/DoorGrow/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/doorgrow

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doorgrow/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/doorgrow

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/doorgrow/

Websites: https://doorgrowlive.com/ & https://doorgrow.com

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“Where Should I Invest” is brought to you in part through the sponsorship and support of Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages. contact her to book a FREE Goals Analysis.

DALIA BARSOUM , MBA Finance 
President and Principal Broker , Streetwise Mortgages
Best selling Author : Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All The Money You Want 
Winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award : CMP
Top 75 Brokers in Canada ( 2017 and 2018)  :  Canadian Mortgage Professionals Magazine ( CMP)
Mortgage Broker of the year ( 2017 , 2015 ) : Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
[Direct: 416-985-4698 | www.streetwisemortgages.com | Toll Free & Fax: 1-800-208-6255 ]
Mail:  53 Berry Trail , Woodbridge , ON , L4H 2T4 | License # 12900

Episode 32 – Long Distance Real Estate Investing and Property Management



In this episode of the Where Should I Invest? podcast,  Sarah interviews Thomas Lorini and talks about how he got started in real estate investing.

Thomas is a successful real estate investor with over a decade of experience. He started with a townhouse back in 2004 and today manages 20+ rental units, from Southern California. Additionally, he has completed several flips and wholesaled properties from over 4,000 kms away!

He will share how he transitioned from Ontario Canada to Southern California, how he self-manages his properties by implementing a solid system in his local markets and has been rapidly expanding his portfolio in the last year.

In this Episode you’ll learn. . .

– Tips on Long Distance Real Estate Management

– More Investing information on Windsor, Ontario

– Tips on finding and buying properties

– Financing differences between US and Canada

And more about Thomas.

Get more about Thomas  Lorini at:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thomaslorini77

E-Mail – tlorini@kw.com

Phone – 949-701-8272

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“Where Should I Invest” is brought to you in part through the sponsorship and support of Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages. contact her to book a FREE Goals Analysis.

DALIA BARSOUM , MBA Finance 
President and Principal Broker , Streetwise Mortgages
Best selling Author : Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All The Money You Want 
Winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award : CMP
Top 75 Brokers in Canada ( 2017 and 2018)  :  Canadian Mortgage Professionals Magazine ( CMP)
Mortgage Broker of the year ( 2017 , 2015 ) : Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
[Direct: 416-985-4698 | www.streetwisemortgages.com | Toll Free & Fax: 1-800-208-6255 ]
Mail:  53 Berry Trail , Woodbridge , ON , L4H 2T4 | License # 12900

Episode 27 – Building a Real Estate Brand and Managing the Property Manager with Adam Kitchener



In this episode of Where Should I Invest? the podcast, we interview Adam Kitchener a Real Estate Investor/Landlord and Property Manager.

Adam grew up in the real estate business. His father had built a small portfolio of properties, buying when Adam was a young age. It was exposure to these properties that Adam developed his love for real estate, architecture and business. Following his father around to his properties, Adam learned the business from knee high and ground up.

In this Episode, you’ll learn. . .

– Strategies on building your real estate foundation
– Tips and Tricks on how to manage your properties
– Building your own real estate brand
– Tips what to look for in a property manager or management company
– How should an Investor manage a property manager or management company
– Tracking/handling/managing unpaying tenants and complaining tenants

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Get more about Adam Kitchener at:
www.adamkitchener.com

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“Where Should I Invest” is brought to you in part through the sponsorship and support of Dalia Barsoum of Streetwise Mortgages. contact her to book a FREE Goals Analysis.

DALIA BARSOUM , MBA Finance 
President and Principal Broker , Streetwise Mortgages
Best selling Author : Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All The Money You Want 
Winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award : CMP
Top 75 Brokers in Canada ( 2017 and 2018)  :  Canadian Mortgage Professionals Magazine ( CMP)
Mortgage Broker of the year ( 2017 , 2015 ) : Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
[Direct: 416-985-4698 | www.streetwisemortgages.com | Toll Free & Fax: 1-800-208-6255 ]
Mail:  53 Berry Trail , Woodbridge , ON , L4H 2T4 | License # 12900