70 episodes

The Burn Your Mortgage Podcast is a Canadian real estate and personal finance podcast for new homebuyers and experienced homeowners. It’s inspired by the bestselling book “Burn Your Mortgage,” based on the real-life story of Sean Cooper who made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just 3 years prior. Hosted by mortgage broker, money coach, speaker, personal finance expert and author Sean Cooper, each episode will feature an interview with top real estate and personal finance experts. You’ll learn how to buy your dream home, enjoy mortgage-free financial freedom sooner through side hustle and frugal living, and live well while doing it no matter your financial situation. Inspiring, insightful and fun, the Burn Your Mortgage Podcast will transform the way you think about money and debt on your path to independent homeownership. For unbiased mortgage advice, blog posts and podcast episode show notes, visit www.BurnYourMortgage.ca.

The Burn Your Mortgage Podcast Sean Cooper

    • Investing
    • 4.9, 10 Ratings

The Burn Your Mortgage Podcast is a Canadian real estate and personal finance podcast for new homebuyers and experienced homeowners. It’s inspired by the bestselling book “Burn Your Mortgage,” based on the real-life story of Sean Cooper who made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just 3 years prior. Hosted by mortgage broker, money coach, speaker, personal finance expert and author Sean Cooper, each episode will feature an interview with top real estate and personal finance experts. You’ll learn how to buy your dream home, enjoy mortgage-free financial freedom sooner through side hustle and frugal living, and live well while doing it no matter your financial situation. Inspiring, insightful and fun, the Burn Your Mortgage Podcast will transform the way you think about money and debt on your path to independent homeownership. For unbiased mortgage advice, blog posts and podcast episode show notes, visit www.BurnYourMortgage.ca.

    Rent-To-Own Real Estate Investing with Anthony Molinaro and Adrian Omasta

    Rent-To-Own Real Estate Investing with Anthony Molinaro and Adrian Omasta

    Anthony Molinaro and Adrian Omasta are two high school pals who are going all in on their dreams!
    Anthony Molinaro first found his way onto the front page of the Toronto Star at the age of 20 years old for his work ethic and drive to get ahead in life. Since that article Anthony has graduated university and now works full-time for a real estate investing educational company, Rock Star Real Estate.
    Now recently at the ripe old age of 24 years old, Anthony and Adrian have jumped into the real estate investing game and purchased their first investment property in St. Catharines, Ontario!
    With one property under their belt, they're soon going to purchase their second property and many more properties afterwards as well!
    They are also launching Rat Race Real Estate, an avenue for sharing content of their own journey of escaping the rat race using the power of real estate investing so that they can inspire and help other Canadians to escape the rat race as well.
    In my interview with Anthony and Adrian, we discuss factors to consider when buying an investment property, why you might choose to do rent-to-own for your investment property and tenant screening.

    • 32 min
    Buying and Selling a Home during COVID-19 with Jas Takhar

    Buying and Selling a Home during COVID-19 with Jas Takhar

    Toronto native, Jas Takhar, has been in the sales and service industry for over 25 years. Soon after deciding to try his hand in real estate, he co-founded the REC, and in the course of 15 years, has successfully propelled his team to the 1st place position in Canada under Royal LePage.
    In my interview with Jas, we discuss how Coronavirus is affecting the real estate market, steps realtors are taking to protect home buyers and sellers and how homebuyers can still views properties if they aren’t comfortable seeing them in person.

    • 23 min
    Buying a Home and Getting a Mortgage as a New Canadian with Enoch Omololu

    Buying a Home and Getting a Mortgage as a New Canadian with Enoch Omololu

    Enoch Omololu is a personal finance enthusiast and a veterinarian. He has a master's degree in Finance and Investment Management from the University of Aberdeen Business School and has a passion for helping others win with their finances.
    As a first-time homebuyer in Canada, Enoch learned a lot about the intricacies of buying a home in Canada and has written about his experiences and other personal finance topics on his blog at savvynewcanadians.com. His writing has been featured or quoted in some of the top personal finance publications in Canada including the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, MSN Money and the Financial Post.
    In my interview with Enoch, we discuss buying a home as a new Canadian, getting a mortgage as a new Canadians and top tips to make the mortgage process go smoother as a new Canadian.

    • 26 min
    The Best Strategies for Achieving and Maintaining a Good Credit Score with Julie Kuzmic of Equifax Canada

    The Best Strategies for Achieving and Maintaining a Good Credit Score with Julie Kuzmic of Equifax Canada

    Julie Kuzmic is Director of Consumer Advocacy at Equifax Canada and a recognized authority on consumer credit. She often speaks to industry groups, government, clients and consumers to shed light on the credit lifecycle. She is passionate about financial literacy and is always testing out new metaphors to describe the nuances of credit scores.
    In my interview with Julie, we discuss how credit scores are calculated, why there are multiple credit scores and how credit scores are affected by shopping around for a mortgage.

    • 41 min
    Rich Is a State of Mind: Building Wealth and Happiness with Robert Gignac

    Rich Is a State of Mind: Building Wealth and Happiness with Robert Gignac

    Robert Gignac is the best-selling author of Rich is a State of Mind and a highly sought-after speaker at financial industry seminars and client events, currently based in Oakville, Ontario. With an entertaining yet direct speaking style, Robert offers a light-hearted look at financial planning with the serious message of personal responsibility. Audiences love his dynamic and engaging presentations which challenge them to see things from a different perspective. Robert has been a student of the financial planning process for almost two decades. His goal is to passionately encourage people to take control of their finances in order to have a “Richly Imagined Future.”
    In my interview with Robert, we discuss pitfalls to avoid when investing in real estate, the downsizing trend and achieving mortgage-free financial freedom.

    • 26 min
    What the New Real Estate Rules Mean for Homebuyers with Michael Walsh of Exclusively Buyers

    What the New Real Estate Rules Mean for Homebuyers with Michael Walsh of Exclusively Buyers

    Michael Walsh is the President and Broker of Record at Exclusively Buyers Inc (EBI), the only real estate brokerage in Ontario that is dedicated exclusively to home buyers.  His brokerage does not accept sales assignments, thereby avoiding the conflicts of interest inherent in traditional real estate brokerages.  Clients of EBI receive a guarantee of single agency, the gold standard of real estate brokerage services.
    In my interview with Michael, we discuss the driving force behind the proposed Trust in Real Estate Services Act 2019, what is multiple representation and why were some industry pundits lobbying for its prohibition.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Edmonton moviefan ,

Great podcast for Canadians.

The podcast is informative and relevant for Canadian homeowners and want to be homeowners. The interviewer gives out plenty of gems that help you build strategies to pay off your mortgage quicker along with real life examples from Canadians that have succeeded.

Rickmoth ,

Nice work Sean!

Love the podcast!

Sarah Larbi ,

Great podcast!

Keep it up :)

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