Category Archives: real estate investing education

Real Estate Strategies With Other People’s Money



Since 2001, Edna Keep has built her own real estate portfolio to over 520 doors with a value of $60 million. All except for the first two properties were bought with the help of other people’s money (joint venture partners).

Guest: Edna Keep, Real Estate Investor & Real Estate Investment Coach

Since 2001, Edna Keep has built her own real estate portfolio to over 520 doors with a value of $60 million. All except for the first two properties were bought with the help of other people’s money (joint venture partners). 

Now, Edna, and her husband owns 14 doors personally and the rest with joint venture partners. Most of these partners are passive investors looking for a great rate of return without being actively involved in generating it.

Edna is the co-founder of 3D Real Estate, Profit in the Prairie Real Estate Investor Group and Multiple Ways to Wealth, a training, education and membership organization for real estate investors.

She is also a real estate investment coach, teaching others investing in real estate, how to do it so they receive passive income, allowing them to live the life they desire and retire when they want. 
 
In this episode learn about: 
– Investing motivation
– Area fundamentals for investing
– What is REIT
– Benefits of syndication 
– The importance of your power team
– Tips to educate yourself
 
To get in touch with Edna:
Facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/coachednakeep/
Website: 
https://ednakeep.com
Email: edna@ednakeep.com 


Special Edition – a REITE Club Founders Conversation



The REITE Club 50th Podcast

Sarah Larbi, Alfonso Salemi, Daniel St. Jean & Laurel Simmons are interviewed together as the founding members on this special edition of The REITE Club podcast.

Guests: Sarah Larbi, Alfonso Salemi, Daniel St.Jean & Laurel Simmons 

Sarah Larbi, Alfonso Salemi, Daniel St. Jean & Laurel Simmons are interviewed together as the founding members on this special edition of The REITE Club podcast.

This is the 50th episode of the podcast. The REITE Club was founded 3 years ago to bring people together to provide education on real estate investing. There were also no clubs of really great value that were in the Burlington/Hamilton region. 

This episode dives into how The REITE Club got started and how the founders met each other and where it is going. There were only 101 attendees at the first event and now there are over 200 attendees.

The REITE Club is a great resource for attendees as there are accountants, lawyers, contractors, insurance brokers etc. in the room and there are various stages of investors from just getting started to investors who have done $10 million dollar development deals.

The mission statement for The REITE Club is “Come Grow With Us” and because of this, there have been many friendships and networks built just by being a part of the club. 

In this episode learn about: 
– How The REITE Club got started
– The growth of The REITE Club 
– Success stories 
– The future of The REITE Club


Invest in Your Health and Invest in Your Body



Dr. Colleen McQuarrie founded the Ottawa Integrative Health Centre in 2004, and continues her role as the Clinic Director, while practicing as a full time Naturopathic Doctor. Her primary focus is family health, fertility, prenatal care, menopause, pediatrics and functional neurology. In 2010, she was awarded the Ottawa Business Journals “Top Forty under 40” award.

Guest: Dr. Colleen McQuarrie, ND – Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Colleen McQuarrie founded the Ottawa Integrative Health Centre in 2004, and continues her role as the Clinic Director, while practicing as a full time Naturopathic Doctor. Her primary focus is family health, fertility, prenatal care, menopause, pediatrics and functional neurology. In 2010, she was awarded the Ottawa Business Journals “Top Forty under 40” award.

With over 15 years as a practicing Naturopathic Doctor, Colleen is passionate about health, and provides seminars, workshops and lectures to special interest groups, as well as, medical students and private industry.

Colleen is a member of both the provincial and national Naturopathic Associations (OAND and CAND) since her days as a student. She remains engaged in her profession by acting as the Chair for the Board of Governors at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (www.ccnm.edu).

In this episode learn about: 

  • What is a Naturopathic Doctor
  • Common health concerns for entrepreneurs 
  • Stress hormones
  • Tips to improve our mood at home
  • Fasting benefits
  • Prebiotics vs. Probiotics
Book Mentioned:

Attracting Perfect Customers: The Power of Strategic Synchronicity
by Stacey Hall


Success as a Newbie Real Estate Investor and Lessons Learned



Roger Sherwood is a young, newer Real Estate Investor having started a little over a year ago and already has two buy and holds and recently bought his first flip. Although he has many of the challenges that younger people face, like student debt he still was open to looking at real estate investing and was immediately attracted to the future freedom it offers.

Guest: Roger Sherwood, Real Estate Investor 

Roger Sherwood is a young, newer Real Estate Investor having started a little over a year ago and already has two buy and holds and recently bought his first flip. Although he has many of the challenges that younger people face, like student debt he still was open to looking at real estate investing and was immediately attracted to the future freedom it offers.

His goal is to have 31 doors in 5 years and he focuses on up and coming areas in the Niagara region having already found properties that have future development potential as he builds equity in his portfolio. Roger attributes his early success to taking action and following his mantra of ‘always learning, always growing’ being sure to surround himself with the right people. As he says real estate investing is a team sport.

Roger continues to be employed full-time, is a Certified Engineering Technologist, Professional Quantity Surveyor and Project Management Professional and uses his daily commute as his very own mobile university listening to podcasts and continuing his real estate investing education.

In this episode learn about:
– Investing insights and process for the first-time homebuyer investor
– Opportunities in the Fort Erie and Port Colborne Market
– Understanding the fundamentals before investing in an area
– Breaking down some of the figures in his investments 

To get in touch with Roger: 
Website: 
https://ontariopropertyfreedom.com/
Facebookwww.facebook.com/ontariopropertyfreedom/
Instagram:www.instagram.com/ontariopropertyfreedom/