Growing Up Discriminated In Poverty to 21 Hold Forever Properties with Jules Mckenzie Part II

Oh the lengths we will go for our kids….
On Sunday, my wife Cherry planned a half day event for us and cousins to ride Thomas the Train.  No idea what I’m talking about? That’s OK. He’s a crazy popular cartoon character who is a train and for $25, you can ride in the train that he pulls.
The price is fine, it’s the distance, 122 kilometres from home in Uxbridge, ON that was my problem. We did it, me driving without my license as I brilliantly left my wallet at home 😛. I thought Uxbridge was far when I lived in Markham!
The event was really good, we boarded the train on time, there was plenty of free parking close by, tons of stuff for the kids to do included: bouncy castle, colouring, a mini train to ride, a travelling zoo, and face painting. The kids and their cousins all had a blast. Kudos to my wife for planning the event!

What won’t we do for our kids…

The answer escapes but ah, I remember, I’ll invest in real estate for them but I’m not signing them up for hockey. 😛 Indoor court sports (basketball, volleyball, anything excluding ice) for this family. They’ll learn to skate as skating is an important life skill all Canadians should have, like swimming, but no thank you to 6am practices on the ice. 😛

Growing Up Discriminated Against and In Poverty to 21 Hold Forever Properties with Jules Mckenzie Part II

Our guest this week is a returning guest in Jules Mckenzie. He was previously featured on our show titled From $140,000 in credit card debt to 34 properties. If you haven’t listened to it yet, I suggest you go back and do so before listening to this week’s interview. The tips and tricks around investing are there, including joint venturing. This episode is to further dig into Jules’ life before his beginnings as an investor.
Jules has come a long way in his investment journey, from near ruin both in life and investing to 55 properties in 2005 to today’s portfolio of 21 properties after shedding poor performers and paying a lot of joint venture partners.
What Jules has been holding back is the deeper hole he’s had to dig himself out of growing up an indigenous Canadian on a reserve with limited opportunity, resources, and an early life of alcohol and drug abuse.
If you know Jules, he’s a big guy with a bigger heart and warmer smile. What he hasn’t shared until today is what he’s had to overcome and how he’s done it, but he shares it today.
For you new real estate investors, know that anything is possible. Even when life deals you a pretty bad hand. If Jules can build a portfolio of 21 “hold forever” properties than you can too.
To Reach Out to Jules:
Twitter @mckenziejules
Instagram @mrjulesmckenzie
# 705 330 1879

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Hamilton, St. Catharines, Toronto, Land Development, soon to be builder and Real Estate Investor


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