Monthly Archives: July 2023

Building Resilience: Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles in Real Estate Investing

Persistence is often considered the key ingredient to success in any endeavour, and the real estate industry is no exception. In the face of challenges and obstacles, individuals with unwavering determination and a tenacious spirit can rise above adversity and achieve remarkable feats.

This episode explores the life and career of Peter Mazzuchin, highlighting his ability to overcome obstacles in the realm of real estate. 

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Unearth the pivotal role of continual learning for a triumphant career in real estate investing.
  • Discover why putting cash flow ahead of capital gains could be your key to successful real estate investment.
  • Explore the importance of setting definitive investment guidelines and the art of adherence.
  • Understand the power of a strong network and how online resources can supercharge your real estate investing journey.
  • Learn to tackle roadblocks head-on while maintaining your focus on real estate ventures. 

Peter is an exceptional real estate investor and broker whose unwavering determination and resilience have propelled him to the pinnacle of success. Recognized as a true maverick in the industry, his journey is a testament to the power of perseverance.

With a remarkable ability to thrive in the face of adversity, he has emerged as a shining example of tenacity in real estate investment. Drawing strength from his profound spiritual beliefs, he has delved into Proverbs to unearth invaluable life lessons that guide his investment decisions.

As a co-general partner of an astonishing 490 properties, his achievements prove his astute strategic thinking and unwavering commitment to his vision. Beyond his professional accomplishments, he has also surmounted personal challenges, proving that true entrepreneurship is not merely about financial gains but personal growth and overcoming hurdles.

Get in touch with Peter Mazzuchin

Brought to you in part by
BM Select/Butler Mortgage –

Embracing Change: Evolution of Housing and the Role of Laneway and Garden Suites

Policy changes have played a pivotal role in empowering developers in Toronto’s housing market. Through shifts that promote density and mixed-use development, streamline processes, incentivize affordable housing, expand transit infrastructure, and encourage sustainability, policymakers have created an environment that fosters innovation, investment, and increased housing supply.

These changes not only benefit developers but also provide residents with diverse housing options, improved accessibility, and sustainable living environments. Our guest, Craig Race shares valuable insights about the impact of policies on the housing market and explores the role they play in promoting unique and innovative housing typologies. 

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Examine how laneway suites are revolutionizing Toronto’s real estate market.
  • Uncover the opportunities and trials shaping Toronto’s housing development scenario.
  • Dive into the compelling benefits of introducing laneway and garden suites in city environments.
  • Discern the critical influence of governmental rules and guidelines in fostering new housing models.
  • Realize the essentiality of patience and empathy in designing architectural masterpieces.

With an exceptional aptitude for pioneering housing solutions and extensive expertise in real estate development, Craig emerges as a seasoned professional and visionary leader. His brainchild, Landscape, encapsulates his groundbreaking vision and unwavering dedication to alternative housing arrangements.

His instrumental contribution to spearheading the approval of laneway suite policies in Toronto exemplifies his resolute commitment to transforming housing norms. His profound understanding of the design and approval processes associated with these housing types, combined with his astute grasp of policy nuances, offers invaluable insights for venturing into new frontiers of housing.

Get in touch with Craig Race

Brought to you in part by
BM Select/Butler Mortgage –

A Vision for Sustainable and Walkable Neighbourhoods

Building a successful real estate portfolio goes beyond simply acquiring properties; it involves a keen understanding of financial and social responsibilities. Drew Toth, a seasoned real estate professional with a wealth of experience, has become renowned for his expertise in integrating financial success with social consciousness.

This week’s podcast episode is Part 2 of our conversation with Drew Toth, with the focus on 

Creating Vibrant Communities: Financial and Social Responsibility.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the value of implementing social good scoring in property development.
  • Learn about Drew Toth’s high-performance two-part filtration system for astute real estate investments.
  • Acquire crucial knowledge on conducting due diligence for real estate investing and establishing a walkaway number.
  • Realize the critical aspect of harmonizing financial and social considerations when investing in properties.
  • Delve into Drew Toth’s groundbreaking project, Warbler Place, and how it fosters eco-conscious living and actively supports local communities.

Drew is a forward-thinking real estate developer who creates sustainable and community-centred projects. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of traditional development, he incorporates cutting-edge sustainable building practices into his projects, leaving a lasting positive impact on residents and the environment.

His latest project, Warbler Place, not only offers attainable housing and native species planting but also features an open loop of innovation, inspiring other developers to join in creating lasting, positive change in their communities. With Drew leading the way, the future of real estate development shines brightly with conscious, community-driven projects. 

Get in touch with Drew Toth

Brought to you in part by
BM Select/Butler Mortgage –

Creating Vibrant Communities: Financial and Social Responsibility

From flipping a simple duplex to building communities, Drew Toth’s journey in real estate is one of hard work,  unwavering dedication, relentless effort, and an unquenchable thirst for knowledge; his story is defined by its unique and unforeseen twist: a profound commitment to both financial prosperity and social responsibility. Now the proud founder of Elevate Living, his company is well on its way to completing its first 129-unit rental building.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover insights on embarking upon a fruitful real estate investing journey.
  • Grasp the vital role of constant learning and networking for success in this field.
  • Learn about the nuances of land development strategies and associated challenges.
  • Understand the significance of cultivating valuable relationships in real estate.
  • Delve into Elevate Living’s commitment to financial stability and social responsibility.
Drew is an exceptional real estate developer whose unwavering commitment to excellence has revolutionized the industry through his visionary company, Elevate Living. With an innate passion for crafting exceptional living spaces, he has set new standards in the field.
His remarkable journey in real estate began with the successful transformation of a duplex. Since then, he has amassed an impressive portfolio, boasting 96 projects valued at over $100 million over 14 years. His extensive experience serves as a testament to his expertise and unwavering dedication.

Beyond his remarkable achievements, he is an ardent financial and social responsibility advocate. He values fostering enduring relationships, prioritizing the long-term impact of his endeavours rather than pursuing short-term gains. By embracing this philosophy, he strengthens business connections and contributes to the development of thriving communities where residents take immense pride in their homes.

Drew’s visionary approach and unwavering commitment to excellence have propelled him to the forefront of the real estate industry. Through Elevate Living, he continues to redefine the boundaries of innovation and create remarkable spaces that enrich the lives of those who inhabit them.

Get in touch with Drew Toth

Brought to you in part by
BM Select/Butler Mortgage –