Episodes
#116:  Take Bold Steps, Follow Big Money w/ Todor Yordanov On this week’s show Gary chats with Todor Yordanov, someone Gary looked up to when he first got into investing, and met at the Real Estate Investor Forum. Todor already had his own investor club, but took great interest in what Gary and Darlene were doing. They’ve had many conversations over the years, and his insights into many things make for an educational listen. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: Why you can “NEVER outsave the real estate...
Published 06/09/21
In this podcast, they chatted about raising money as Marcin is an expert at that; the market and where big money is moving; the ‘easy’ method, is inflation here or is it coming soon and more!
Published 06/02/21
#114:  Garden Suites: The Future of RE Investing w/ Ronald De Coteau On this week’s show Gary chats with Ronald De Coteau, founder and President of Property Pathways Inc. They dug deep into Garden Suites, a new-ish way of having tenants or family live close, but independently. It is the future real estate. With the pandemic, many people are looking at maximizing their real estate investments, and getting the best use. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: What is a garden suite (SDU - Secondary Dwelling...
Published 05/26/21
#113:  Millionaire Mindset w/ Shawn Rea On this week’s show Gary chats with Shawn Rea, real estate investor, realtor and father of 3. Shawn shares his journey towards real estate investing; travelling to Belize during COVID, and building many new homes; how he got into house hacking, and finally how relatives and friends questioned his decision to sell his primary residence to finance a duplex! WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: What Shawn wrote on a piece of paper a few years ago that changed his life...
Published 05/20/21
#112:  Redefining Success During Covid On this week’s show Gary chats with investor, philanthropist, author and Dragon’s Den alumnus. He has built extensive holdings in the power generation, hydrocarbon production, real estate development, cannabis, agriculture, sports and entertainment industries, and he shares his insights on how covid has impacted life for investors. They also touch on Brett’s health issues, especially his cancer battle numerous times, and what he learned from it. He...
Published 05/13/21
#111:  Drugs, Crime & Real Estate Investing On this week’s show Gary chats Edward Fajardo, an investor on the path to greatness, it was an inspiring and sometimes dark conversation. Growing up in Parkdale, Edward was exposed to crime, drugs and a seemingly hopeless future, but got himself out, after using and selling drugs, robbing others, etc. He eventually turned to RE investing, but made a ton of rookie mistakes. This is a story that shows you can start no matter where you came from,...
Published 05/05/21
#110:  Straight From The Streets On this week’s show Gary chats with his partners Quinton Cordick and Christopher Hummell about their journeys as real estate agents and investors. They’ve had a lot of fun building up SmartHomeChoice to be able to serve thousands of investors build their portfolios, while making the process as stress-free as possible. They talked about the market and what’s happening on the streets, as the headlines in the media don’t always tell the complete story. Who’s...
Published 04/29/21
#109:  The Intimacy of Real Estate Investing On this week’s show Gary chats with Krista Hope from JK Coaching. Krista and her husband Jared have gone on to purchase over 100 properties. She’s learned the importance of intention, self love and openness to embrace investing and the lifestyle that comes with it. Krista and Jared coach people to take control of their lives; how to not get caught up in the hamster wheel; and why you don’t need to be passionate about RE investing to have success! ...
Published 04/21/21
#108:  Health & Nutrition - What’s the BIG Deal?! On this week’s show Gary chats with Certified Health & Nutrition coach Maxine Choy! This show is about wealth, health and everything in between! People are will to spend thousands on upkeep and maintenance for their cars or homes, but for their most precious possession, their bodies, it’s either DIY or nothing at all. Some wait until they have health challenges to even consider wellness caching. Nutritional coaching can save time and...
Published 04/14/21
#107:  H.U.G. Hand Me Up Generational Wealth On this week’s show Gary chats with friend and personal mentor Mathew Frederick.  Mathew has over 30 years experience in real estate investing, residential, multi-family, new family and now mentorship for new investors. He’s built 250 homes, 3 x 50 unit condo buildings, restaurants, wellness clinics, building a triplex in Belize, and more! He created a brand strategy called the H.U.G. strategy, that he wanted to share. They also chatted with Joint...
Published 04/08/21
Before this week’s show, Gary answers a question he’s getting a lot - is NOW the time to flip my property? Gary chats this week with Kayla Andrade from OLW, Ontario Landlord Watch. A big topic discussed was COVID and can you evict tenants during these times; can the landlord move in; the owner sells the propter and the new owner wants to move in; the different forms used for eviction; Bill 184 and what was in it; cash for keys; and the landlord credit bureau! If you’re a new or potential...
Published 04/01/21
Gary chats this week with Mel and Dave Dupuis, who have become famous for buying 12 properties in 12 months, using other people’s money and creative financing! They think outside the box with marketing videos, and have embraced Tik Tok and Instagram and created some amazingly creative videos. The car crash they were involved in, in 2018 completely changed their lives. They knew about real estate investing and had a coupe of rental properties separately, but Dave was a full time firefighter...
Published 03/25/21
Gary chats this week with Sadhana Sabharwal, THE Single Mom MILLIONAIRE! She came to Canada at age 14, faced her fears of moving to a new country; got married at 19; had 3 kids before her 26th birthday; and then found herself a single mom and being divorced at 34. How could she provide for her kids and herself on ONE income? She eventually found real estate investing when she worked in a law office, and a client’s mortgage payment was LESS than her car payment! Sadhana challenged the myth...
Published 03/18/21
Gary chats this week with Jared Hope of JK Coaching, an investor with over 16 years in the trenches, and he’s developed a no-BS approach to real estate investing! Jared has owns over 150 properties and has performed over 500+ transactions all across Canada. Jared and his wife Krista are a power team, and have learned the right and wrong way to invest, making many mistakes! Jared is also a coach and podcast host, and this chat with Gary details his struggles AND successes as an investor, and...
Published 03/10/21
Gary chats this week with Jacob Asparian, real estate broker and investor, as well as President of Bitcoin Capital Ventures, a Bitcoin company that offers consulting services as well as directly investing in companies that bring Bitcoin services directly to the public. He’s been a Bitcoin investor for many years, and enjoys helping others get started with investing in Bitcoin, and his passion for the technology is evident. Listen and learn why Bitcoin can be a valuable hard asset for your...
Published 03/03/21
Gary chats this week with Darcy Marler, a real estate investor having success since 2001, and author of 4 books. Darcy has owned 92 properties and 240 doors worth 44m over the years, he’s done flips, land development, new builds, long term rentals, BRRRR before it was called BRRRR, condos, land parcelling, and has now transitioned into mentoring! It made him successful, but also depressed…tune in to find out HOW! This conversation is great for both new investors, and seasoned investors that...
Published 02/24/21
Gary chats this week with Mark Smith, the host of the 7-2 Mindset Investor Podcast. Mark had the kind of life some people dream of, but it did NOT lead to happiness for him. From $6000 suits to a jail cell, his life took a dramatic turn. After a conversation with his son, it started him on the path to rebuilding, redemption and personal development, which you will hear in this not-to-be-missed podcast, Real Talk With Gary! WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: How Mark came up with the name “7-2 Mindset...
Published 02/17/21
Gary chats this week with Angelo DeTorres, one of the owners of Steps Dance Studio, and a real estate investor. Why are we talking dance on this show? Health, wealth and everything in between. Dance was introduced into Angelo’s life at a young age, but didn’t turn back to it for 15 years, after an ACL injury cancelled his NBA dreams. His passion for dance was reignited at a chance encounter in Cuba. Angelo had moved from the Philippines to Toronto, and got involved with Steps Dance Studio as...
Published 02/09/21
Gary starts off the show by answering the question if NOW is a good time to invest; how to invest; and why ‘cash is trash’ and hard assets are the safest place to be RIGHT.NOW. Gary chats this week with Edna Keep, a real estate investor for 13 years with an incredible story. Currently, Edna has 600 doors, and will be adding 84 more soon. She became a single mom at 16, living in subsidized housing, and daughter was in subsidized daycare. Fast forward to today, she is a now multi-millionaire...
Published 02/03/21
Gary chats with Sve Pavic, who has created a multi-million dollar real estate empire using NONE, that’s $0 of his own money - not a penny! Even his first property that he purchased at age 24 after arriving in Canada used other people’s money. Sve also shared his ‘house hacking’ program; how RE investing has created a life of freedom for him; private lending; how to spend your money when renovating a rental property; how student room rentals is his ‘bread and butter’; and is ROI (Return On...
Published 01/27/21
Gary chats with Elizabeth Kelly, a Kirkland Lake-based investor and property manager company owner Gary met back in 2012 at the Investor Forum, and this chat was a catchup to see how her life has evolved since then. Elizabeth wears many hats, as she also is a coach, consultant, a mortgage agent and is also an owner of a rent-to-own company. She is a former trainer at Rich Dad, Poor Dad, so has a vast knowledge of many investment models as well has having a strong investment and money...
Published 01/20/21
Gary chats with Rene Masse, a Kingston Ontario based real estate investor, speaker, entrepreneur and contractor who has been crushing the market for years. Gary’s FB post asking for recommendations for the Kingston area came back unanimously mentioning Rene! Gary and Rene chatted about morning routines, how to set  your day up for success; the role of positive mindset; the 2 unit conversion process; what the Kingston market looks like right now, after having caught fire in 2018, and more....
Published 01/13/21
Gary chats with Aflonso Cuardra, in a spontaneous, off-the-cuff MUST-LISTEN-TO podcast! Aflonso is refugee from El Salvador who survived TWO civil wars, ended up homeless living on the street in Canada, had a daughter when he was 17, started a business, had a million dollars in his bank account, partied heavily and almost went broke, got into real estate investing, and the rest is history. He now has 500 doors and is on his way to his goal of 7500! They talked about market conditions,...
Published 12/17/20
Gary chats with master content creator Jas Takhar, who Gary calls the Canadian Gary Vee, and he’s built an incredible business called REC Canada. Founded in 2000, REC Canada is a multiple award winning leader in real estate sales and consultation. He has 39 real estate agents working for him, and 10 full time employees. Many new investors don’t take it seriously enough, and that they are building a business. Listen to Jas’ story of success. What you'll learn: * How as a full time investor...
Published 12/10/20
Gary chats with Chris Hummell and Quinton Cordick, valued members of the SmartHomeChoice team! All three bring different skills and flavours to what they’ve built. Both Quinton and Chris are realtors and investors, they are experts in both the Durham and Peterborough markets. Gary gets the 411 on what it was like for both to leave their 9-5 jobs and be investors full time, because it’s a scary transition as Gary can attest to! They also touched on the biggest mistakes investors make, what it...
Published 12/03/20