Episode 11

11 - How To Succeed in Real Estate Investing

Episode Summary

In this episode of Get Real Wealthy Season 2, Quentin talks about how to succeed in real estate investing.

Quentin shares some of the things that he has learned over the years and will hopefully help you to get going with your real estate investing. The most important thing before you start investing in real estate, is the mindset. Mindset is important to help you to get to the place where you want to go. There are lots of great books on this topic, such as Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck. The second one is understanding where you are in the real estate cycle. All markets, all areas go through the real estate cycle. You want to know where you are and you want to have that understanding of the real estate cycle. 

The third is goals. You want to have specific goals when it comes to investing in real estate. Those goals need to be numbered. It needs to be categorized in a way that relates to you. What are the most important things for you and set those goals and write them down. You can use Quentin’s book The Action Taker’s Real Estate Investing Planner to help you with goal setting. The second last strategy is to buy and hold apartment buildings. The last one is, remember that there are tactics used to implement strategies that are out there to help you to get your other goals done. Remember to be proactive, and not reactive.

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Quentin DSouza

Quentin D’Souza is a multiple award winning Real Estate Investor, and a trusted authority on real estate investing. He is an Ontario Certified Teacher and holds two university degrees, which includes a Master’s in Education. Quentin has appeared on local and national television and radio, interviewed in national publications, and has been a keynote speaker to large audiences of real estate investors. He owns a real estate portfolio in excess of $80 million dollars of assets under management across Canada and the US and transacted on 80+ properties since 2004. Quentin is the author of several books available on Amazon. He is also mentors real estate investors as the Chief Education Officer of the Education for Canadian Real Estate Investors and Durham Real Estate Investors Club.