Monthly Archives: March 2024

The Future of Multi Family Investing: Trends and Tips

Ever dreamt of owning your slice of the real estate pie?

Join us on the REITE Club podcast as we embark on an electrifying journey into the heart of multifamily financing. No more sitting on the sidelines – it’s time to dive headfirst into the world of real estate wealth creation!

From decoding market trends to mastering the art of property acquisition, we’re here to guide you every step of the way. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, get ready to transform your financial future with expert insights and actionable tips. Don’t settle for ordinary – let’s make your real estate dreams a reality!

In this episode you’ll be able to learn about:

  • Multifamily financing strategies are evolving in today’s market, with a focus on underperforming assets in secondary markets.
  • Risk-adverse investment strategies are becoming more prevalent due to recent rule changes, especially with CMHC regulations.
  • Relationship building and experience are crucial in the multifamily real estate industry.
  • CMHC offers financing options like Standard and MLI Select, providing up to 95% loan to value and 50-year amortization.
Meet Josh Findlay, the multifamily financing maestro shaking up the real estate scene! With a wealth of experience as a seasoned mortgage broker, Josh is your go-to guru for navigating the intricate world of multifamily investments. Armed with a passion for providing top-tier insights and solutions, Josh is on a mission to demystify the complexities of property acquisition, stabilization, and restructuring.
But Josh isn’t just all business – he’s also a firm believer in living life to the fullest. When he’s not crunching numbers and sealing deals, you’ll find him rocking out at concerts, jet-setting to new destinations, and embracing thrilling adventures. With his finger on the pulse of market trends and a knack for financial wizardry, Josh is committed to guiding clients towards informed decisions and helping them achieve their real estate dreams.

And that’s not all – as the dynamic host of the Canadian Real Estate channel on YouTube, Josh shares his wealth of knowledge and expertise with a global audience, empowering aspiring investors with invaluable insights on purchasing and developing real estate. Get ready to be inspired, educated, and entertained – Josh is here to elevate your real estate game!

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From Phobias to Confidence: Leveraging Personal Brand Photography

Join us as we uncover the art of building trust, credibility, and authenticity through the lens of personal branding. Get ready to ignite your passion and transform your digital presence as we explore the pivotal role of visual representation in today’s interconnected world. Don’t miss out—tune in now and embark on a journey of self-discovery

In this episode you’ll be able to learn:

  • Personal branding through photography is crucial for real estate investors
  • Authenticity and personality should be reflected in branding images
  • Building trust and credibility through professional images is essential
  • Pre-session planning and coaching with the photographer can enhance the outcome
Step into the captivating world of visual storytelling with Rita Zietsma, a portrait photographer specializing in personal branding and professional headshots. With a keen eye for detail and a talent for capturing authenticity, Rita crafts images that speak volumes about her clients’ identities and aspirations.

Her dedication to helping entrepreneurs and professionals amplify their online presence shines through in every session, as she meticulously tailors each photo shoot to reflect their unique brand narrative.

Whether you’re seeking to make a lasting impression online or immortalize a moment in time, Rita’s passion for her craft ensures that every image truly reflects her clients’ essence. Tune in to the REITE Club podcast to uncover the magic behind Rita’s lens and learn how to harness visual storytelling’s power for your brand!

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Understanding the Western Canada Real Estate Market

In this episode, Devin Gray from Mogul Realty Group discusses the dynamic real estate landscape of Western Canada.

Get ready to uncover the lucrative investing opportunities, market insights, and strategic approaches shaping the real estate scene in Alberta and British Columbia. From fresh market stats to the impact of AI on real estate, this episode is packed with valuable information that will leave you inspired and ready to seize the opportunities of 2024.

In this episode, you’ll be able to learn about:
  • Detailed market updates for Edmonton and Vancouver, including sales, inventory, and average prices
  • Alberta experiencing a record year for oil production in 2023
  • Significant in-migration to Alberta, with 186,000 people moving in from other provinces in one year
  • Calgary is expected to remain a seller’s market in 2024, with demand outpacing supply
  • AI technology impacting real estate processes, such as condo document reviews
Devin Gray is a real estate investor and a licensed realtor in the greater Edmonton market. As a pivotal member of the investor-focused Mogul Realty Group, Devin’s passion is providing invaluable market insights and educational resources to fellow members of the real estate community.
Renowned for his adeptness in analyzing market trends and employing strategic investment approaches, Devin is celebrated for his meticulously crafted market reports.
While Devin’s expertise is deeply rooted in the Edmonton market, his influence extends far beyond. He collaborates seamlessly with the Vancouver office of Mogul Realty Group. Through this collaboration, Devin offers unique insights into the dynamic real estate landscape of British Columbia, enriching the investment journey for individuals across the region.
Get in touch with Devin Gray here: 

Multi-Generational Housing and Innovative Solutions in Real Estate

Are you ready to explore the future of real estate investing? Today, we’re diving into innovative solutions reshaping the industry. Join us as we uncover trends, discuss interest rate impacts, and explore cutting-edge housing models.

In this episode, you’ll be able to learn about the: 

  • Innovative trends in real estate investing
  • Potential shift toward multi-generational housing models
  • Importance of increasing amortization to make housing more affordable
  • Impact of investors on the housing market
  • Advocacy for change and engaging with elected officials for policy changes

This is Part 2 of our conversation with Drew Toth a visionary real estate developer and investor with a passion for innovative housing solutions.

With a keen eye for market trends and a drive for creativity, he is at the forefront of redefining the real estate landscape. His forward-thinking approach has led him to explore multi-generational housing models, stack townhouses, and smaller, more affordable housing options.

As the founder of Elevate Living, he is dedicated to creating opportunities for investors and providing quality housing options for individuals and families. With a focus on efficiency, affordability, and community impact, his projects are not only profitable but also contribute positively to the real estate market.

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Developer Strategies to Counter Rising Housing Costs in 2024

The insights provided by Drew Toth may challenge everything you thought you knew about the current housing market. His predictions for 2024 will leave you questioning the future of real estate investing.

What does he foresee that could change the game for developers and investors?

Stay tuned as we have you rethinking your strategies and planning for the unexpected.

Interesting times give interesting opportunities, and 2023 was a very pessimistic year. It was a challenging year, but there were certainly lots of lessons. – Drew Toth
In this episode, which is Part 1 of 2, you’ll be able to:
  • Understand the current state of Canadian real estate and its impact on investment decisions.
  • Navigate the challenges of rising housing costs and find opportunities for profitable investment.
  • Explore effective strategies for real estate investment in the face of housing affordability issues.
  • Gain insights into future predictions for the Canadian housing market and how to adapt investment strategies accordingly.

Drew Toth, from Elevated Living, is a seasoned developer and builder known for his innovative approach to real estate.

With a knack for thinking outside the conventional norms, Drew’s expertise illuminates the strategic navigation required in today’s ever-evolving market dynamics.

His foresight into the housing market’s future provides invaluable insights for investors and developers seeking to adapt and thrive. Drew’s practical experience, coupled with a deep understanding of market shifts, positions him as a valuable resource in deciphering the intricate factors influencing the real estate landscape.

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