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Interpreting the Federal Budget for those wanting to Rent to Own 



Guest: Alfonso Salemi

The Federal Budget for the first time has recognized the need to regulate the Rent-to-Own industry, a viable option for renters to move from renting to becoming homeowners. 

Alfonso Salemi, President of the Canadian Association of Rent to Own Professionals (CAROP) weighs in on how this proposed budget is going to affect those who choose the Rent-to-Own Strategy and explains why he gives a thumbs up, or thumbs down, to the highlights. 

In this episode you will learn about:

  • What is Rent-to-Own and how will this help renters move from renting into homeownership
  • What the Federal Government is promising to make it easier for renters to get on the path to homeownership
  • The three principles of the program are designed for both landlords and renters
  • Proper safeguards to protect future homeowners. What does this mean? 
  • How much money is the Government committing to, and how it will be allocated
  • The Key to successful Rent-to-Own home ownership

Get in touch with Alfonso Salemi:
Website:  https://www.carop.ca/https://www.jaagproperties.com
Email:  
alfonso@jaagproperties.com

Alfonso is one of the REITE Club Co-founders. He is a co-founder of JAAG Properties specializing in Rent-to-Home and President of The Canadian Association of Rent to Own Professionals (CAROP), the collective voice of Rent-to-Own Professionals across Canada. 

This episode has been brought to you in part by
Inspire Beach Resort – https://liverealfactory.com/event/have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too-retreat/


Playing Outside the Sandbox to Scale your Portfolio



Guest: Sarah Larbi

How do they do it? Most of what you see is the tip of the iceberg in someones real estate investing journey.  Sarah takes you below the surface and shares how in just a few years, she has gone from not knowing anything about Real Estate Investing to becoming one of the most inspirational success stories.

With focus, grit, and determination she’s gone from her first project, to numerous BRRRR (Buy, Renovate, Rent, Refinance, Repeat) for single and duplex income properties, short and medium-term rentals, building townhomes (that sold out in six minutes), and now building an exclusive upscale lakeside resort.

Through her Real Estate Investing, Sarah was able to retire from her 9-5 career after seven years. Here, she shares her story and the fundamentals that have allowed her to scale as quickly as she has.

In this episode you will learn about:

  • Insights and fundamentals of how to expand and scale your portfolio
  • The importance of, and what to look for, when building the right team
  • Due diligence in choosing a property and pitfalls to avoid
  • Different options are available for financing a larger project
  • Grassroots of Zoning
  • The steps needed to take you from vision to welcoming your first guests – and beyond
  • Inspire Beach Resort – a unique resort experience

Get in touch with Sarah Larbi:
Website:  https://sarahlarbi.com/
Email:  sarah@sarahlarbi.com

Sarah, one of The REITE Club co-founders, is a speaker, coach, and mentor as well as host of two top-ranking Canadian Real Estate Investing podcasts (Where Should I Invest? And our very own The REITE Club Podcast). Sarah’s results-oriented approach has been featured in The Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Real Estate Wealth magazine, and 1010 News Talk Radio and is a co-host on the weekly television show, Everyday Investor

This episode has been brought to you in part by
Inspire Resort Retreat  – https://liverealfactory.com/event/have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too-retreat/
Elevation Realty – http://www.elevationrealty.ca/
BM Select – https://bmselect.ca/

The show notes are brought to you in part by 
Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


2022 Federal Budget Insights for Real Estate Investors from a Realtor’s Perspective



Guest: Christopher Hummell

With the 2022 real estate market flexuations, and a Federal Budget looming – is now a good time to invest in real estate? Christopher a seasoned realtor and real estate investor unpacks the budget and gives you the ‘quick and dirty’ on where he sees the market heading, where he’s investing, and what he’s recommending to both his seasoned and new investors. 

In this episode you will learn about:

  • Interest rates and how they can work in your favour
  • What real estate investing strategies he’s personally using
  • Available support for first-time home buyers
  • Homebuyers Bill of Rights – and what that means
  • Speculation Tax – what is it and why it will have an effect on the market
  • How the Cap Rate can affect your numbers

Get in touch with Christopher Hummell:
Website:  https://smarthomechoice.ca
E-mail: 
christopher@smarthomechoice.ca

Christopher is a full time investor AND a full time real estate agent – working with some of the best in the industry – winning several real estate awards and being profiled in several RE Investment magazines and articles. 
This episode has been brought to you in part by

Inspire Beach Resort Retreat – https://liverealfactory.com/event/have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too-retreat/

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


Scaling your Portfolio – Success is in the Details



Full-time Real Estate Investor Axel Monsaingeon provides insight into the intricacies of real estate investing in Montreal and how he not only found his real estate investing niche but has been scaling rapidly in a challenging market.  Taking you behind the scenes, Axel shares his mindset, habits, methods, and lessons on how he’s built his portfolio – and one of the secrets to building a successful team.

Guest: Axel Monsaingeon

In this episode you will learn about:

  • Finding opportunities and deals in today’s competitive market
  • You’ve ‘found a deal’ – but is it really?  
  • What factors make a real estate investment successful
  • Adjusting your structure when scaling your portfolio
  • The nuances of developing your team to support your operations and for long-term success
  • The process of buying in Montreal – how does it differ from other provinces
  • The importance of your Mindset in terms of daily tasks

Get in touch with Axel Monsaingeon:
Website:  https://www.realestateeffect.ca
Email:  
axel@realestateeffect.ca

Axel is the host of the “The Very Real Estate Effect” Podcast focused on real estate investing in Quebec. Along the way to real estate investing, this strong operations professional wove his corporate career through various industries ranging from consumer products to manufacturing honing his negotiation and analytical skills. These skills, along with operations management, have proven invaluable to his real estate investing success.  

This episode has been brought to you in part by
Private Money 4 Mortgages – https://privatemoney4mortgages.com
Black Jack Contracting – https://blackjackcontractinginc.ca
BM Select – https://bmselect.ca

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


2022 Federal Budget Insights – Mortgages & Financing



The Federal budget highlighted a number of initiatives and proposed changes that will have direct and indirect impacts on the real estate market.

One significant area will be interest rates that we are already seeing rise with more increases predicted by the economists and indicated by the Bank of Canada.

How will all this affect mortgages and financing and real estate investing generally? 

This podcast episode is from a recent National Event session with guest Brian Hogben, Mortgage Broker and Real Estate Investor.

Listen to the full episode at https://www.thereiteclub.com/podcast

In this episode you will learn about:

  • What the Federal Budget has in store for Real Estate Investors 
  • What’s behind the Federal Budget strategy in ‘managing’ inflation. 
  • What’s better –  Variable or Fixed Rate Mortgages?
  • How to run your numbers to invest now and the best strategies.
  • Stress tests for REI vs. new home buyers – what you need to know. 
  • What the leading indicators are of a competitive market
  • When should you refinance in this market? 

Get in touch with Brian Hogben:
Website:  https://mission35mortgages.com/
Email:  
brian@brianhogben.com

After building a massive real estate portfolio, Brian opened Mission 35 Mortgages and quickly becoming one of the industries top mortgage brokerages.  Brian is also the Author of ‘How to Get Mortgage Free Really F*$%ING FAST’ to show other people that becoming mortgage free faster is not just a pipe dream, it is a reality.

This episode has been brought to you in part by
Inspire Beach Resort Retreat – https://liverealfactory.com/event/have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too-retreat/
The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


The Power of Other People’s Money



Guests: Karan & Kunal Malhotra, Real Estate Investors 

In this episode you will learn about:

  • OPM – Other People’s Money
  • Benefits of connecting with other people
  • Private Investors
  • Building trust with Investors
  • The Numbers Game – Secured vs. Unsecured Funds
  • Various Investment Strategies


Get in touch with Karan & Kunal:
Email:
ksrk.holdings@gmail.com

Karan and Kunal immigrated from India. Karan came to Canada in 2012 as a student. Their real estate investing career started with the idea of the Canadian dream of buying a house. In only a year they managed to accumulate 10-doors in their portfolio, and all deals are 100% OPM with no JVs. This pair shared their journey through real estate investing, including how they acquired their properties by using Other-People’s-Money. They also shared the benefit of growing your connections, building trust with your investors, and how they managed their finances while scaling up.

Tune in to Karan & Kunal’s inspiring real estate investing career in Canada!

This episode has been brought to you in part by:

Elevation Realty          – 
http://www.elevationrealty.ca/
Legal Second Suites   – 
https://legalsecondsuites.com/
BM Select                    – 
https://bmselect.ca/

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! https://www.buildingstack.com/


Federal Budget Insights – Tax & Accounting with Travis Redding



Guest: Travis Redding

Listen to the full episode at https://www.thereiteclub.com/podcast

In this episode you will learn about:

  • Proposed tax implications for Canadian Real Estate Investors
  • What this means: 

          – for Foreign Investors wanting to invest in Canada         
– changes in tax credits
          – what HST will apply to
          – for Flipping, Assignments, New Builds, Secondary Suites, Multi-generational homes
          – for Canadians investing in, and holding corporations, outside of Canada

  • Programs the Government is putting into place to increase housing availability

Get in touch with Travis Redding:
Website:  www.djb.com
Email:  
tredding@djb.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/travis-redding-cpa-ca-40a36122/

This episode has been brought to you in part by

REI Branded – https://reibranded.com/

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


Reflections on 5 Years of The REITE Club



Guests:  REITE Club Co-Founders: 
             Daniel St-Jean, Sarah Larbi, Laurel Simmons and Alfonso Salemi

Listen to the full episode at https://www.thereiteclub.com/podcast

In this episode you will learn about:

  • How The REITE Club has grown from an idea to a large and growing community 
  • The REITE Club’s top tip to grow your Business 
  • How to find the resources you need to be successful
  • The inspiring stories behind each of our co-founders REI journey, what they’ve accomplished over the past five years – and how they’re customizing their lives through REI
  • The most important skill you can develop 

Get in touch with The REITE Club Co-Founders:
Website: www.theREITEclub.com
Email: 
Grow@theREITEclub.com

This episode has been brought to you in part by:

BlackJack Contracting Inc. – https://blackjackcontractinginc.ca/

BM Select – https://bmselect.ca/

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


What Borrowers Need to Know



Guest: Konstantin Kuligin, Mortgage Broker & Real Estate Investor

Listen to the full episode at https://www.thereiteclub.com/podcast

In this episode you will learn about:

  • The true cost of borrowing money
  • 4 stages of Real estate investing
  • 4 types of Lenders
  • Building connection with Banks
  • Criteria in Lending
  • 5 Simple ways to do Real-Estate Investing

Get in touch with  Konstantin Kuligin
Email: 
kk@konstantinkuligin.com

Konstantin is a real estate investor located in western Canada. Originally from Russia, he moved to Canada to start his real estate career. Konstantin started out with nothing and quickly acquired 4 properties, which soon became 12. He got his mortgage license and started lending money right away.

In this podcast episode, Konstantin discussed what it costs to borrow money, the four types of lenders, and the criteria for lending. He also discussed the various stages that real estate investors go through and simple ways to start real estate investing. Moreover, he shared the advantages of using ‘cheap’ money from banks and earning their trust to get a mortgage approved. He also shared how to become a private lender and grow from there. Tune in to learn from a very accomplished young investor.

This episode has been brought to you in part by
Elevation Realty – http://www.elevationrealty.ca/

BM Select – https://bmselect.ca/

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com


The Advantages of Growing your Network



In this episode:

  • How to acquire multifamily properties
  • OPM – Other people’s money
  • Cash flow opportunities
  • Property management
  • Growing your connections through Social Media
  • Challenges in real estate investing

Guests: Jennifer & Stephane Brouillette, Real Estate Investors

In 2011 Jennifer & Stephane decided to explore and get into real estate investing. Jennifer worked with a realtor who is also an investor and got interested in real estate investing from then on. That same year they refinanced their home and purchased two more properties.  This amazing power couple discussed their humble beginnings in real estate investing and how they faced various challenges. One of their best properties is a flip that didn’t go well. They pivoted and kept the property and are still enjoying it. They also shared the benefits of growing your network, maximizing OPM, and having good property management. Listen to the full episode to find out how you could do the same

Get in touch with Jennifer & Stephane:
Email:jennifer@lakecityrealty.ca

This episode has been brought to you in part by

Private Money 4 Mortgages     – https://privatemoney4mortgages.com/
Black Jack Contracting              – https://blackjackcontractinginc.ca/
BM Select                                  – https://bmselect.ca/

The show notes are brought to you in part by Building Stack, our official digital signatures provider. Building Stack is a flexible property management platform built in Canada. Sign documents and leases faster with their new digital signature add-on! Special REITE Club discount to get started today! www.buildingstack.com