How refreshing is our guest Diana today!
It goes to show one can’t judge from an Instagram handle. E.g. Diana’s is @investorgirldiana when really it should be @sophisticatedinvestordiana!
But I get it; we are supposed to be humble and modest in our marketing 😎
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But screw it. Diana is legit. She shares her experience and numbers flipping from a $2.3M luxury house in Toronto to a century home in Hamilton to Windsor private lending as well.
There are lots of numbers in this episode, including mortgage rates, as some of the capital was private money AND Diana shares how she personally lends her own money.
Diana’s taken expensive courses and masterminds…
The quality of some is questionable as there were folks in the same masterminds as her years ago who are now bankrupt financially.
That’s right, some courses, memberships, and coaching have a negative return on investment.
As an investor, you must conduct proper due diligence on anything you invest in, including education.
With her conservative projections and her husband as a skilled general contractor, Diana has navigated this declining market and exited flips profitably.
Some are more profitable than others but not without challenges which Diana shares.
Sidenote: I’ve noticed a trend where an investor’s ability to execute on construction or renovations can make or break for investors… Especially the full-timers.
In my experience, constantly working with the best of the best contractors has been instrumental to my clients and our own success in our portfolios.
No contractor is perfect unless you marry them like Diana, but many risks can be mitigated with the right one and proper oversight.
We do that for our clients, connect them with the same contractors we use, and we are in regular weekly contact with them for our own projects and our clients.
Here at iWIN Real Estate, we do volume; hence we are usually our contractors’ top referral source, and we’re all looking for win-win-win results…
A win for the contractor, a win for the client, and a win for us in that we have a happy client who buys more houses and sends us referrals.
We are in this for not just long-term but rather intergenerational relationships to create intergenerational wealth as we literally have three generation clients: grandparents, parents and the kids.
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I’ve been around for a while, some Realtors are talented at servicing investors there are many with great ethics. The intersection of the two, talent and ethics is limited to a handful in each city or town.
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Don’t delay, the top markets we focus in are trending upward in price, so you can pay today’s price or tomorrow’s price.
Till next time, just do it because I believe in you.
Hamilton, St. Catharines and Toronto Land Development, Real Estate Investor, and soon to be builder.