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Episode 25 – Financing & Pitfalls of Student Rentals & Lessons on Flips



In this episode of Where Should I Invest the Podcast, We interview Dan Warren & Shawn Allen and talk about Real Estate Investing.  Dan Warren is a student rental investor in London, Ontario. He started investing in 2012, 3 years later he quit his job and focused on real estate full time.

Shawn Allen is a full-time Real Estate flipper, Shawn focuses on buying, renovating and selling. He also does rentals and currently is also doing property management and land development.

In this Episode we’ll talk about. . .

  • Property Financing (joint ventures, private money, etc.)
  • Pitfalls, cost, tips and insights on flipping Properties
  • Student Rental Properties and the risk of doing it
  • And more about Dan and Shawn’s portfolio.

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Find out more about Dan Warren and Shawn Allen

Real Estate Investing Club http://onreia.com

Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnKTMwcGzTfSLP9Y7lDr_2Q

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

https://www.instagram.com/shawnallen_flippingontario/

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/dan.warren.946

https://www.facebook.com/shawn.allen.98837

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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
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Episode 24 – Identify Your Goals & Up Your Negotiating Skills



In this episode of Where Should I Invest the Podcast, We interview Lee Strauss and talk about Real Estate Investing.  Lee is an Investor, Speaker, Coach and at the same time works as a firefighter.  He started with Real Estate at the age of 21, a straight rental property.  Lee has an innate desire to drive forward and keep developing his knowledge, skills and success.

He’s currently continuing to build his real-estate portfolio through utilizing new strategies and looking for more opportunities.

In this Episode, Lee and Sarah will talk about. . .

– Buy, Fix and Hold

– Flipping Properties

– Negotiating Tips and Strategies

– Tips on analyzing properties

– Identifying your Real Estate goals

And more about Lee’s portfolio.

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Get more about Lee Strauss at:

www.straussinvestments.com

Email him at:

lee@rockstarbrokerage.com

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/strauss_investments/

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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 23- What to Look for & What to Avoid With Basement Conversions



In this episode of Where Should I Invest the Podcast, we interview Ken Bekendam from my favourite investment city of Brantford Ontario. Ken Bekendam is a full-time Real Estate Investor and expert in basement conversions.
Listen and learn about. . .
– How to successfully complete a basement conversion
– What to look for and pitfalls to avoid
– What the numbers look like
– How to get permits and approvals
– Hear about how Ken was able to grow his portfolio
And so much more. . .

To get a hold of Ken, reach out to him directly on Facebook by searching Ken Bekendam or meet him in person at the next REITE Club meeting as he is a regular attendee.

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Episode 22- How to Find Off-Market Deals



In this episode of Where Should I Invest, Sarah featured Kory MacKinnon and his journey in Real Estate Investing. Kory MacKinnon is a successful Real Estate Investor with over decade of experience. He started with a 6-plex property back in
2005 and today managing 20+ properties / 60+ rental units. In this episode, he will share his experience on how he was mentored by his landlord and walk us through how he transitioned himself from having a corporate job to doing Real Estate full time. Also he bought a house for only $5k, WHAT!? Hear about it here and more….
Listen to learn about. . .
– Finding off market deals
-Different real estate investing methods
– The BRRR method
– Multifamily properties
– and so much more!
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Episode 21- What You Need to Know About the BRRR Method & Why it Works



Matt and Kellan live and invest in London Ontario.

Matt McKeever is a full time Real Estate Entrepreneur who quit the rat race at 31 and Kellan Paniccia is a real estate investor who achieved financial independence through real estate.  Both are successful millennials that are giving back to the community by hosting monthly real estate clubs and sharing their knowledge through many avenues such as on social media and a youtube show.

Episode Highlights:

  • Learn about the BRRR Strategy (Sarah’s Favorite)
  • Hear about the 1% rule for Cashflow in Real Estate Investing
  • Finding Off-Market Houses
  • Tips on where to get leads and deals.
  • Listing Properties; Kijiji Vs Multi Listing Service

Contact Information:

For more information;

  • Matt McKeever: YouTube, www.YouTube.com/MattMcKeever, www.instagram.com/mattmckeever85
  • Kellan: Instagram, www.instagram.com/kellan.pan

Episode 20- Where to Look for Good Flip Properties



Danielle started with Real Estate Investing at a young age specializing in flipping houses. She is now a successful real estate investor flipping properties. Hear her story on this podcast!

Danielle will also be speaking at the next SO REIT event on June 19th 2018 at 7pm at the Burlington Holiday Inn. If you are interested in hearing more from her register on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/so-reit-club-june-19th-real-estate-investing-event-tickets-42856605260

Episode Highlights:

  • What you want to know about flipping properties
  • Marketing for deals
  • Where to look for good flip opportunities
  • Risks and Downsides to consider

Contact Information:

Website: www.perfectpropertyinc.com

Email: info@propertyinc.com

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/PerfectPropertyInc  and https://www.facebook.com/DaniChiasson


Episode 12- Pros & Cons of Buying Properties Remotely



Episode 12 – Ryan Kirk

Show Notes

Are you a real estate investor looking to sharpen your skills? Or a newbie looking for your first investment? You’ve come to the right place! Join host Sarah Larbi for a journey into the world of Canadian real estate investment. In this episode, Sarah sits down with Ryan Kirk who is a Canadian real estate investor buying properties in Canada while living in Morocco.

Today’s Guest:

Ryan Kirk invests from a distance all the way from Morocco! Ryan buys properties and converts them into duplex’s in Hamilton Ontario. He has been able to successfully set up a team of local experts to renovate and manage his properties all while living overseas.

Episode Highlights:

  • Learn how to purchase real estate deals without being in Canada
  • Hear about how Ryan purchases real estate site unseen
  • Learn the pros and cons of buying and managing properties remotely
  • Gain an understanding of how to do basement conversions and legal duplexes
  • Learn about the steps and permits needed to duplex a house
  • Receive tips and tricks to help you find great tenants
  • Learn about Ryan’s tenant screening process
  • Handling the landlord tenant board remotely to evict a tenant

Want to contact Ryan? Find him through the following avenues: 

Email: gemakiwealth@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GemakiRealEstateWealth

Biggerpockets: Ryan Kirk

Linkedin: Ryan Kirk, Casablanca, Franklin Covey

Blogs:  https://www.biggerpockets.com/blogs/8768-gemaki-real-estate-wealth


Episode 11- The Importance of Pre-Planning Your Real Estate Financing



Are you a real estate investor looking to sharpen your skills? Or a newbie looking for your first investment? You’ve come to the right place! Join host Sarah Larbi for a journey into the world of Canadian Real Estate Investing. In this episode, Sarah sits down with award winning mortgage broker Dalia Barsoum to discuss financing options for investors.

 

Today’s Guest:

 

Dalia Barsoum is an experienced mortgage broker and real estate investor who specializes in helping real estate investors scale their business without hitting the financing wall. Dalia is a well-known mortgage broker in the real estate investor community who focuses on solving complex problems and helping clients achieve their real estate goals. Dalia is also Sarah’s mortgage broker and she has saved Sarah thousands of dollars and has helped scale up her portfolio still with A lenders. Dalia is also a best-selling author who wrote Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All the Money You Want. In this episode of “Where Should I Invest?” Dalia shares her tips and tricks for choosing the best financing options.

 

 

Episode Highlights:

 

  • Discover the importance of planning your financing

  • Learn the difference between banks, trust companies, credit unions and private lenders

  • Learn how to strategically use certain lenders at appropriate times and circumstances

  • Discover the difference between commercial financing and residential financing

  • Learn about down payment requirements, refinancing properties and mortgage rates

  • Understand Canada’s new mortgage rules and how they impact real estate investors

  • Gain an understanding of the January 1, 2018 stress test

  • Learn how to finance flips and properties that need significant renovations

  • Learn about mortgage plus improvement options for financing

  • Receive tips for purchasing recreational properties and raw land

  • Discover financing solutions for the self-employed individuals

  • Learn how you can grow your investment business without hitting the financing wall

 

 

Contact Information:

For more information, visit www.streetwisemortgages.com or send an e-mail to Dalia’s attention at info@streetwisemortgages.com

 


Episode 10- Raising Capital to Complete 100+ Deals



Are you a real estate investor looking to sharpen your skills? Or a newbie looking for your first investment? You’ve come to the right place! Join host Sarah Larbi for a journey into the world of Canadian real estate investment. In this episode, Sarah sits down with Stefan Aarnio to discuss house flipping and strategies for growing a business.

Today’s Guest:

Stefan Aarnio was looking for a way to improve his financial situation when he discovered Real Estate investing. Today, Stefan is a successful investor, author and educator. In less than a decade, he has completed more than 100 deals and built a thriving business. In this episode of “Where Should I Invest?” Stefan shares his thoughts on real estate and success.

Episode Highlights:

• Discover the importance of building your brand and developing a network
• Receive valuable tips for raising money and structuring deals
• Learn how you can build a team of experts to help you manage your time effectively and grow your business
• Receive tips and tricks for handling difficult deals
• Learn how you can leverage your strengths to reach your goals

Contact Information:

For more information on Stefan Aarnio, visit https://stefanaarnio.com.

Book promotion: https://stefanaarnio.com/book
flipped over 100+ properties! Hear how he has done it on this podcast!


Episode 6- Flipping 15 Properties in the GTA in Under 2 years (Part 2 of 2)



Are you a real estate investor looking to sharpen your skills? Or a newbie looking for your first investment? You’ve come to the right place! Join host Sarah Larbi for a journey into the world of Canadian real estate investment. In the second part of this two-part series, Sarah and Luc continue their conversation on house flipping in the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Today’s Guest:

Luc Boiron developed an interest in real estate at an early age and purchased his first property while completing undergraduate studies. After becoming a licensed lawyer, Luc made the bold decision to change his career path and pursue real estate investment full-time. In just a year and a half, Luc has flipped 15 properties and developed a thriving business. In this episode of “Where Should I Invest?” Luc shares his strategies for success.

 

Episode Highlights:

  • Gain insight into different investment models and strategies
  • Discover real estate trends in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Receive tips to help you find great opportunities
  • Learn how to assess the numbers and evaluate a potential flip project
  • Receive tips and tricks for handling changes in the market
  • Understand the importance of effective time management

 

Contact Information:

For more information, contact Luc by e-mail at lucb@blissrealtyinvestors.com or visit http://www.blissrealtyinvestors.com.

Don’t forget to check out: www.ibuyhousestoronto.ca and www.cashhousebuyer.ca.