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Gary Hibbert is a Full Time Real Estate Investor, Licenced Real Estate Agent, achieving various Realtor awards and an Educator. In 2008, he purchased his first investment property and through hard work and dedication, left the regiment of the corporate world to become a Full Time Entrepreneur in 2014.

Gary has helped hundreds of clients with creating a wealth strategy plan through public speaking, online webinars and even has his own podcast channel dedicated to inspire and educate anyone willing to change their mindset. He continues to play an active role in his community by attending corporate, private and school events to educate adults and especially children. Gary’s inspiration and hard work comes from his passion in helping others and wanting to make a difference in their lives.

“Being able to design a lifestyle of your choice is not an easy feat, however, it’s attainable as long as you have passion and know what your ‘why’ is. “ - Gary Hibbert

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Gary Hibbert is a Full Time Real Estate Investor, Licenced Real Estate Agent, achieving various Realtor awards and an Educator. In 2008, he purchased his first investment property and through hard work and dedication, left the regiment of the corporate world to become a Full Time Entrepreneur in 2014.

Gary has helped hundreds of clients with creating a wealth strategy plan through public speaking, online webinars and even has his own podcast channel dedicated to inspire and educate anyone willing to change their mindset. He continues to play an active role in his community by attending corporate, private and school events to educate adults and especially children. Gary’s inspiration and hard work comes from his passion in helping others and wanting to make a difference in their lives.

“Being able to design a lifestyle of your choice is not an easy feat, however, it’s attainable as long as you have passion and know what your ‘why’ is. “ - Gary Hibbert

    Episode 101: How Building A Real Estate Empire Led To Depression w/Darcy Marler

    Episode 101: How Building A Real Estate Empire Led To Depression w/Darcy Marler

    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 want to take their portfolio to the next level.
    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
    How Darcy was able to scale his business from 1 property to 92! How to understand your Joint Venture (JV) partner How to raise money The circumstances that brought on his depression Darcy shares some of the biggest mistakes investors are making in the beginning His journey with depression after building a real estate empire How investors get caught up trying to get as many doors as possible How the first real estate book from his dad at age 15 changed his life How he created his own spreadsheet program to crunch investment numbers Why he was a millionaire, but couldn’t afford to buy GROCERIES! Why cash flow is KING! Why he says he gets bored easily, but suggests most investors stick with a strategy Darcy says ‘knowledge is key’ to success, and avoid failure Why JV’s are ‘selling yourself’, not selling the property His 1st book looks at investment strategies, and helping you figure out which is for you Understand your “Why” that you are investing, then choose your strategy If you’re not happy with one strategy try another Why it’s OK to fail as long as you learn from it Why Darcy, like Gary, doesn’t really enjoy being a landlord Why Darcy initially did everything himself, now hires others 3 critical steps to self growth according to Darcy And MORE! Darcy’s Bio
    Full time R/E investor since 2001; have owned 92 properties / 240 doors, worth $44m; have done flips / land development / new construction / long term rentals / BRRRR / commercial / condo conversions / land parceling
    Website/contact info for guest
    Web: https://www.hrrealestatementors.com/books
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sabanabooks15 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sabanabooks15/
    Email: darcy@huttonradway.com
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    Interested in learning more about Real Estate Investing? Visit https://www.smarthomechoice.ca
    To learn more about Gary’s mentorship program, visit https://garyhibbert.ca
    Tags: #investing, #mindset, #rebuild, #coaching, #personalgrowth, #DIY, #investorlife, #depression, #failure, #learning, #lifestyle

    • 55 min
    Episode 100: How To Overcome a Bad Hand & Fight Back w/Mark Smith

    Episode 100: How To Overcome a Bad Hand & Fight Back w/Mark Smith

    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 Investor” Why he’s thriving even during the pandemic and the role of mindset How $6000 suits, box seats to sporting events and expensive bottles of wine did NOT make him happy Why his health suffered as well How jail changed him The steps to rebuilding - personal development, reading, mentorship groups, mentors, personal coaches, real estate coaches, and good health Why he feels coaching is a marathon, not a sprint How the former ‘people pleaser’ now focuses on internal happiness Why Mark says the real asset is YOU, not the real estate, so invest in yo u What real estate strategies he uses How he’s now created the lifestyle of his dreams Why his mindset is ‘what can I give’ vs. ‘what can I receive’ The benefits of a mastermind group Some of his favourite and life-changing books including the NUMBER ONE book they should read Why working for someone else creates a false sense of security Mark answers when is the best time to invest “The days become turbulent because we didn’t have a smooth takeoff or landing” And MORE! Mark’s Bio
    Mark is a real estate investor known as the The 7-2 Mindset Investor. He’s also a motivational speaker and a strategic mindset architect. His investment strategy is as an off market apartment specialist. He has pledged to himself that he will spend $1 Million dollars on personal development, and is a big believer in Mind, Body, Spirit!
    Website/contact info for guest
    Web: https://youtube.com/c/The72MindsetInvestor
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/72mindsetinvestor
    Instagram: @72mindsetinvestor or @the72apartmentguy
    Please a leave a review, as it helps Gary understand if he’s bringing on the right guests that you want to hear from!
    Interested in learning more about Real Estate Investing? Visit https://www.smarthomechoice.ca
    To learn more about Gary’s mentorship program, visit https://garyhibbert.ca
    Tags: #investing, #mindset, #rebuild, #coaching, #personalgrowth, #DIY, #investorlife

    • 52 min
    Episode 99 - Stepping His Way To Success w/Angelo DeTorres

    Episode 99 - Stepping His Way To Success w/Angelo DeTorres

    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 a customer as a way to express himself, then ended up co-owning the business! Angelo relays experiences of seeing seniors dancers prolong their lives with movement! And, how his dance partner became his life partner, with two kids!
    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
    Who recommended that Angelo read “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” He was working at Bell, Steps and real estate investing How his growing family played into his lifestyle choices Why in 2016 he decided to leave 9-5 and what it was like His first house was $286,000 and he still owns it What the steps were to transition from 9-5 to full time entrepreneur From 500 members to 50 due to the pandemic What the lockdown has done to his business, how he stayed resilient and kept moving forward How they’ve moved business at Steps to go fully virtual, and were the first studio to do so They have daily courses online They got some members back before the 2nd lockdown How they will create online courses to allow people to learn 24/7 How he’s repurposed his dance space during the pandemic His feelings on Big Box stores vs small retailers and service providers Why he initially ignored dance and what he would tell his younger self And MORE! Angelo’s Bio
    As a co-owner of Steps Dance Studio, Angelo is a full time instructor, choreographer and performer. He is currently managing all of the Steps performance teams, and is choreographing for couples as well as competitors.
    Angelo is a professional competitor having won the Canada Salsa and Bachata Congress as well as the Chim Pum Callao Salsa Congress in the professional Bachata division. He also coaches and competes in Pro-Am showcase and heated divisions at local and international Congresses. 
    Angelo has trained with multiple world-renowned artists such as Tito Ortos, Tamara Livolsi, Anya Katsevman, Billy Fajardo, Katie Marlow, Nelson Flores, Adriano Ieropoli, Samantha Scali, Grupo Alafia and Raul Santiago. He has completed the Salsa Certification course with Tito Ortos in both 2017 and 2018.
    Angelo has taught and performed with the Steps Professional team in various Salsa Congresses and events including Mambo Nights in Bermuda, the New York Salsa Congress, Hustle & Salsa Festival in Puerto Rico, the Montreal Salsa Convention, the Canada Salsa & Bachata Congress, the International Hustle & Salsa Competition in Miami and the Ottawa Salsa Congress. 
    His love for Latin dance is reflected in his teaching technique. He is truly passionate about sharing his knowledge and in return seeing growth and advancement in his students. 
    
Website/contact info for guest
    Web: https://www.stepsdancestudio.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StepsDanceStudioToronto
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stepsdancestudiotoronto/
    Please a leave a review, as it helps Gary understand if he’s bringing on the right guests that you want to hear from!
    Interested in learning more about Real Estate Investing? Visit https://www.smarthomechoice.ca
    To learn more about Gary’s mentorship program, visit https://garyhibbert.ca

    • 48 min
    Episode 98 - From Subsidized Housing to Multi-Millionaire w/Edna Keep

    Episode 98 - From Subsidized Housing to Multi-Millionaire w/Edna Keep

    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 investor, coach and inspires others with her story. Her main strategy is long time, buy/hold apartment buildings. Her claim to fame is a $65 million dollar portfolio with OPM - other people’s money. She invests primarily in Canada, but has properties in the US as well. And you can too…
    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
    Why Edna determined that she would be a success through MINDSET Why ‘IMPERFECT action is way better than perfect’ Why it’s not ‘live within your means’, or ‘you need to budget’ Why she wanted to be wealthy How as a financial planner she would see how well her clients were doing with RE investing How Robert Kiyosaki’s training helped her Why some financial planners ‘don’t know everything’ She initially started with her husband, but moved on to JV/partnerships How vendor take back mortgages quickly allowed her to buy more properties Why upkeep expenses (roofs, heating, plumbing) initially made her focus on condos What is the biggest mistake Edna has seen in the multi family market by investors Your first investment will be your hardest, but it gets easier Why she’s purchased ‘turn key’ and fixer uppers Who is Edna getting financing from How she has helped her students set up REITs The role of DUE DILIGENCE on the purchase process WHERE Edna finds co-investors Her best advice on how to scale to multi family investment properties Why you have to ‘think differently’ when you are using other people’s money and doing multi family Why continuing education/learning is VITAL for success Edna believes ‘If you’re going through hell, keep going!” Why she tells her students you ’can study (investing) until the cows come home, but there’s nothing like a real, live deal!’ TAKE ACTION Why Edna offers free Real Estate Coaching Fridays, and Mindset Mondays to her members! And MORE! Edna’s Bio
    Edna Keep’s journey from single mom at age 16 – living in subsidized housing with a daughter in subsidized daycare - to multi-millionaire Real Estate Entrepreneur and Coach inspires others. Her major operations are longterm buy-and-hold rentals apartment buildings.
    Her claim to fame is a $65 Million real estate portfolio built with “Other People’s Money.”
    A proponent of education and inspiration, Edna offers live training with her Free Real Estate Coaching Fridays and Mindset Monday live events on Facebook each week.
    Website/contact info for guest
    Web: https://ednakeep.com  or https://ednakeep.com/90daysto5k
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coachednakeep 
    Please a leave a review, as it helps Gary understand if he’s bringing on the right guests that you want to hear from!
    Interested in learning more about Real Estate Investing? Visit https://www.smarthomechoice.ca 
    To learn more about Gary’s mentorship program, visit https://garyhibbert.ca 
    hashtags for this episode
    #realestateinvesting, #poverty, #success, #mindset, #mentoring, #coaching, #millionaire, #multifamilyhomes, #RobertKiyosaki

    • 51 min
    Episode 97: From War-Torn Refugee to Multi-Million $ RE Empire Using $0 w Sve Pavic

    Episode 97: From War-Torn Refugee to Multi-Million $ RE Empire Using $0 w Sve Pavic

    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 Investment) or ROT (Return On Time) more important? How can a Yugoslavian refugee to Canada create this empire? You’ll have to listen to find out how HE did it, and how YOU can too!
    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
    * What is ‘house hacking’, ‘credit hacking’ and ‘rental hacking’, and how YOU can use it to get YOUR first property
    * How he convinced people to loan him money to buy his first house, and every other property since!
    * How watching his parents lose everything, including their life savings in Yugoslavia ‘changed’ him
    * How he watched his parents’ relentless drive rebuild everything
    * How his parents first got into investing
    * How side hustles helped with cash flow during his time in University
    * What caused him to rent the cheapest apartment when he moved out of home as a stepping stone to investment properties
    * Why you DON’T need your own money to purchase any property
    * Why he educated himself through courses and books
    * Why a home is a liability but can be an asset with leveraged to provide cash flow
    * Time and Freedom are more important than $$$
    * The goldmine of student rentals in college or university towns
    * Why he doesn’t like turn-key properties or condos
    * Why Sve will overpay if a property meets specific criteria
    * How he makes 13-16% every year in appreciation, and makes $400,000 in PASSIVE income each year
    * How he renovates strategically to increase a property’s worth
    * Why he’s now using private and second lenders to buy more properties
    * Why joint ventures are not appealing to him so far
    * How he’s raised over $1,000,000 in lending out money
    * What Sve is afraid of
    * And MORE!
    Sve’s Bio
    Sve Pavic is a 7 figure real estate investor who has a multi million 💲💲💲 real estate portfolio and multiple six figure passive income streams using $0 of his own money.
    Sve has raised over a million dollars in cash in private money using his personal social media profile with $0 spent on advertisements.
    He achieved financial freedom by 28 years old and now shares his teachings on his "Rental Hacking" method and how anyone can achieve financial freedom through real estate without using their own money.
    
Website/contact info for guest
    Web: https://www.rentalhacking.com/webclass
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/rentalhacking
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/svepavic/
    Please a leave a review, as it helps Gary understand if he’s bringing on the right guests that you want to hear from!
    Interested in learning more about Real Estate Investing? Visit https://www.smarthomechoice.ca

    To learn more about Gary’s mentorship program, visit https://garyhibbert.ca 

    • 59 min
    Episode 96 - Transforming Real Estate Investing Into A Business w/Elizabeth Kelly

    Episode 96 - Transforming Real Estate Investing Into A Business w/Elizabeth Kelly

    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 mindset.
    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
    What’s happening in the market now according to Elizabeth, and where she sees things going She has OVER 400 doors in Kirkland Lake, and how she got there Why ‘there’s no room for failure’ What’s going on in the Kirkland Lake market The mistakes she made before getting proper education on investing Why she struggled in 2013/2014 and how she recovered Why mindset books changed her view, and her life! Your success is ‘the decisions you make with the mindset you have’ What she found that made her passionate and made her happy Why ‘doing something for someone other than myself’ was the key to PURPOSE She may be an entrepreneur but she helps people which gives her life satisfaction She started with Rent to Own, and helped many families buy their first homes Why Kirkland Lake is a very stable market Why printing money to support the economy helps real estate Are condos still a good thing to invest in? What other options are out there besides JV (joint venture)? While they are property managers, and they could attempt repairs themselves, they hire professional contractors Why you need the RIGHT strategy for the right market Why you need the RIGHT strategy for YOU and your lifestyle Why you need the RIGHT team member for your chosen market - don’t shop for properties in Vancouver with a Toronto specialist Why Gary is a fan of “Do it, Defer it, Delegate it, Delete it…” Why real estate success more than $$$ earned, but should be measured by lives you’ve changed and how you feel doing it Elizabeth’s final piece of advice that is CRITICAL And MORE! Elizabeth’s Bio
    An experienced real estate investor for more than 15 years, Elizabeth Kelly has a passion for helping people achieve their financial dreams through the purchase of investment properties. Elizabeth specializes in the acquisition and management of Rent to Own and multi-unit residential properties. In 2010, she and her husband opened Sandstone Management, a full-service property management company. They are now the largest rental housing provider in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Elizabeth recently opened EK Consulting and Coaching to assist both new and experienced investors plan, structure and creatively finance their real estate portfolio so they can enjoy early retirement and leave a legacy for their families. 


    Website/contact info for guest
    Web: www.EKConsulting.ca
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EKConsulting.ca/
    Please a leave a review, as it helps Gary understand if he’s bringing on the right guests that you want to hear from!
    Interested in learning more about Real Estate Investing? Visit https://www.smarthomechoice.ca
    To learn more about Gary’s mentorship program, visit https://garyhibbert.ca

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

MCorn030 ,

Amazing content

This podcast has been really insightful and informative. Gary is a true inspiration!

nickanamuuu ,

Great resource for Canadians looking into getting into real estate.

This podcast has been an eye opener for me as I never thought that there’s other avenues in real estate investing. If anything I am sold on Gary’s personality and his passion for helping individuals get into real estate investing.

I highly recommend if you’re looking or searching into getting into real estate investments!

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Great content for Canadian Investors

Gary takes the time to understand his guests’ background and RE strategy.

This is a great podcast for all types of real estate investors; Gary adds value through advice and feedback from his vast experience in the RE game!

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