Today’s ON FIRE podcast has guest, Chris, from The Stealthy Rich talk about where he and his business partner, Dave are on their real estate investing and financial independence journey. In the last 7 years, they have purchased over 75 single family properties and have just recently acquired 200 units in apartment buildings. Chris gives insight into this shift in strategy as well as controlling finances with his FIRE acronym counterpart, FLARE (financially liberated able to retire early) so that he can spend more time with his family and help others in his community.
Host of the Passive Real Estate Investing podcast and founder of Norada Real Estate Investments, Marco Santarelli, is on today’s episode. Building your power team, analyzing financials, and the importance of being a market agnostic are some of the very informative topics Marco discusses with Matt and Kellan along with what is passive turnkey real estate investing.
The Fruitful Investor is on the podcast again! In the past three years, since Mat Piche last sat down with Matt and Kellan, his goals and ambitions have grown substantially. He’s a YouTuber, social media personality, big time real estate investor, real estate agent, and mentor with a focus on building a lifestyle business. After 12 years of continually grinding, he’s enjoying life and seeing the fruits of his labour as well as reaping the new found benefits of private lending.
Tesla enthusiast, Nathan Klym is an investor with 5 solely owned student rental and triplex properties in Ontario Canada. He has specific goals around cashflow and every property that he acquires has to meet those criteria as he works towards financial independence. Having multiple streams of income has always been his objective. Along with real estate, Nathan works a full time job and invests in stocks, with a fresh approach to the concept of diversification, all while keeping a focus on what’s the right path for himself.
Today’s podcast guest, Mina G, is a serial entrepreneur with multiple pharmacies and a massive real estate empire that he’s been scaling up quite quickly. At the time of recording, he had over 80 units in the Southwestern Ontario region. There are a lot of life lessons in this episode as Mina shares his intense feelings concerning money, time management, and juggling priorities and opportunities in his evolution as a business owner. His great question to listeners is “what do you want?”.
Best friends, roommates, and business partners Josh and Ehren, from the Findlay Mortgage team, are mortgage brokers with FIRE goals. A huge part of their solutions based brokerage customer base is people focused on financial independence through real estate investing. They have created a great work life blend for themselves; levelling each other up by living together, working together, and being friends together. As well as diving into their back story, Josh and Ehren share knowledge on subjects such as private lending options, trying to structure a first deal, and tapping into equity to build your portfolio.
Mitch Pater is doing it all. He’s flipping houses, airbnbs, wholesaling, long-term rentals, and recently started scaling up multi family properties. Mitch has a particular focus on building a business and has some great words of wisdom to impart, that contribute to his success. Some of the highlights include holding yourself accountable with goals, paying for knowledge and the idea of being grateful but never satisfied.
Austin Yeh recently made the front of Toronto Life with the headline: “I’m 25, live with my parents and own 20 rental properties, here’s how I did it”. Austin is a young, motivated individual who has stood out as an investor. He has documented his journey on Instagram and has very quickly scaled a portfolio while working a full time job. He shows us the power of joint venture partners, investing in yourself and gives insight into hiring a virtual assistant.
Mike Van Houdt has seen huge success in many different types of ventures. After quitting his day job, he is focusing on real estate investing, reviewing cars on his youtube channel, and countless other entrepreneurial ventures. Find out his latest business plan in the secret reveal at the end of this episode!
On today’s episode, Matt and Kellan catch up with Andrew Hines. Andrew hosts his own podcast, invests in real estate, and has a deep understanding of macroeconomics. He has some interesting things to share about politics, the current economic environment and what might be in store for us in 2021.