25 episodes

Hosts Mark Baltazar and Mike Rockall will interview a wide range of guests, highlighting specific topics that will help passive and active investors gain a better understanding of the multifamily space, helping them get started and make informed investment decisions.

The Canadian Multifamily Investing Podcast Mark Baltazar and Mike Rockall

    • Investing
    • 5.0 • 46 Ratings

Hosts Mark Baltazar and Mike Rockall will interview a wide range of guests, highlighting specific topics that will help passive and active investors gain a better understanding of the multifamily space, helping them get started and make informed investment decisions.

    Building a Team That Will Help You Acquire Apartment Buildings

    Building a Team That Will Help You Acquire Apartment Buildings

    There are three layers of your power team that you should consider - your core team, supporting team, and growth team. In this episode we talk about who you need on your team, but more importantly, how you should go about attracting your investing business.
     
    *Remember to leave us a rating and review on your favourite podcast platform!
     
    Connect With Us:
    Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook Group: Apartment Building Investors Network
    LinkedIn: Peak Multifamily Investments
    Email: connect@peakmultifamily.ca 
    Website: www.peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mark Baltazar - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @mark_baltazar
    Facebook: Mark Baltazar
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-baltazar
    Email: mark@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mike Rockall - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @rockallrealestate
    Email: michael@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    More Resources:
    Join our live Multifamily Professionals Webinar Series where we will be sharing how to structure apartment deals, expert accounting tips, how you can finance apartment building acquisitions, amongst more! Limited slots available.
    Sign up here: https://bit.ly/peakseries_registration 
     
    Looking to level-up to apartment buildings? Join our second session of the ’10-Step Blueprint to Buying Your First Apartment Buildings’ course on January 16 and 17!
    Register here: https://bit.ly/peak_courseregistration
     
    Sign-up to stay up to date on the latest webinars, events, podcast episodes and other resources pertaining to multifamily investing in Canada and building generational wealth.
    Visit: http://bit.ly/signup_peak
     
    Visit https://bit.ly/peak-duediligence to download our FREE ‘Apartment Building Purchase Due Diligence Checklist’.
     
    Visit http://www.peakmultifamily.ca/insights-and-resources/ for FREE access to apartment building investing webinars.
     
    Want a second opinion on a deal that you are analyzing? We can help! Sign-up for a live review of your deal to gain critical insights before you make an offer or decide to pursue a property.
    Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/live-deal-coaching
     
    Visit our website at www.peakmultifamily.ca for more information about our investment strategy and other FREE resources to help guide you along your apartment building investment journey!
     

    • 32 min
    Clarifying your "Why" and Setting SMART Goals

    Clarifying your "Why" and Setting SMART Goals

    This is often an overlooked step in the acquisition of apartment buildings (or any big, life-changing decision for that matter). We discuss the importance of clarifying your reasons investing - your “WHY” - and clearly setting goals that will drive you to achieve. Tune in as we discuss our own personal experiences with goal setting and clarifying our WHYs.
     
    *Remember to leave us a rating and review on your favourite podcast platform!
     
    Connect With Us:
    Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook Group: Apartment Building Investors Network
    LinkedIn: Peak Multifamily Investments
    Email: connect@peakmultifamily.ca 
    Website: www.peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mark Baltazar - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @mark_baltazar
    Facebook: Mark Baltazar
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-baltazar
    Email: mark@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mike Rockall - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @rockallrealestate
    Email: michael@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    More Resources:
    Join our live Multifamily Professionals Webinar Series where we will be sharing how to structure apartment deals, expert accounting tips, how you can finance apartment building acquisitions, amongst more! Limited slots available.
    Sign up here: https://bit.ly/peakseries_registration 
     
    Looking to level-up to apartment buildings? Join our second session of the ’10-Step Blueprint to Buying Your First Apartment Buildings’ course on January 16 and 17!
    Register here: https://bit.ly/peak_courseregistration
     
    Sign-up to stay up to date on the latest webinars, events, podcast episodes and other resources pertaining to multifamily investing in Canada and building generational wealth.
    Visit: http://bit.ly/signup_peak
     
    Visit https://bit.ly/peak-duediligence to download our FREE ‘Apartment Building Purchase Due Diligence Checklist’.
     
    Visit http://www.peakmultifamily.ca/insights-and-resources/ for FREE access to apartment building investing webinars.
     
    Want a second opinion on a deal that you are analyzing? We can help! Sign-up for a live review of your deal to gain critical insights before you make an offer or decide to pursue a property.
    Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/live-deal-coaching
     
    Visit our website at www.peakmultifamily.ca for more information about our investment strategy and other FREE resources to help guide you along your apartment building investment journey!

    • 29 min
    Investing in Real Estate From a Young Age; Multifamily in Western Canada

    Investing in Real Estate From a Young Age; Multifamily in Western Canada

    Investing in real estate can be nerve wracking and intimidating, causing some to delay getting started. With plenty of knowledge and experience, we spoke with Tim Blake, a Commercial Realtor and Real Estate Investor who made his first investment at the age of 18. If you’re interested in learning more on what the journey of investing in real estate could look like, this episode is for you! 
    In 2017, Blake began investing in the commercial asset class after buying office units in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Liking it much more than residential, he now focuses on building and managing a commercial portfolio and inviting partners into deals. His portfolio includes a 24-suite apartment building with light industrial shops, offices, mobile home parks, and single family homes. 
    Blake is happily married with two little girls, has a passion for hockey and loves to travel!
    In this interview, we discussed:
    Working in the commercial asset class in Western Canada during the pandemic Cap rates, price per door, and cash flow advice when investing in commercial properties Analysis of one of Tim Blake’s commercial deals (Purchase price, holding strategy, cash flow, and more) Blake’s experience of presenting seller financing options Structuring partnerships when investing in real estate The process of investing in mobile parks and what to expect Advice for those looking to level-up to apartment building investing *Remember to leave us a rating and review on your favourite podcast platform!
     
    Connect With Our Guest:
    Tim Blake – Commercial Realtor and Real Estate Investor
    Website: www.timblakerealestate.ca
    Email: tim@conquestdevelopments.com
    Phone Number: (780) 897 8847
     
    Connect With Us:
    Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook Group: Apartment Building Investors Network
    LinkedIn: Peak Multifamily Investments
    Email: connect@peakmultifamily.ca
    Website: www.peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mark Baltazar - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @mark_baltazar
    Facebook: Mark Baltazar
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-baltazar
    Email: mark@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mike Rockall - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @rockallrealestate
    Email: michael@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    More Resources:
    Join our live webinar on NOVEMBER 5 where we will be discussing all about our new investment: an 18-unit apartment building!
    Sign up here: http://bit.ly/nov5_webinar
     
    Looking to level-up to apartment buildings? Join our second session of the ’10-Step Blueprint to Buying Your First Apartment Buildings’ course on January 16 and 17!
    Register here: https://bit.ly/peak_courseregistration
     
    Sign-up to stay up to date on the latest webinars, events, podcast episodes and other resources pertaining to multifamily investing in Canada and building generational wealth.
    Visit: http://bit.ly/signup_peak
     
    Visit https://bit.ly/peak-duediligence to download our FREE ‘Apartment Building Purchase Due Diligence Checklist’.
     
    Visit http://www.peakmultifamily.ca/insights-and-resources/ for FREE access to apartment building investing webinars.
     
    Want a second opinion on a deal that you are analyzing? We can help! Sign-up for a live review of your deal to gain critical insights before you make an offer or decide to pursue a property.
    Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/live-deal-coaching
     
    Visit our website at www.peakmultifamily.ca for more information about our investment strategy and other FREE resources to help guide you along your apartment building investment journey!

    • 49 min
    How to Transition From Single Family to a 250 Unit Portfolio

    How to Transition From Single Family to a 250 Unit Portfolio

    In this episode, we look into what the transition from single family to multifamily investing looks like in Western Canada. If you’re interested in getting started investing in apartment buildings but aren’t sure how to, this episode is for you!
    With over 15 years of experience, hosts Mark and Mike interview James Knull -  Owner and Realtor at Mogul Realty Group - to highlight what his experience has been like investing in over 250 units across 14 different properties.
    James is also a passionate and experienced leader who mentors other investors. He takes his role as leader of the Mogul team seriously, striving to inspire everyone to make real estate the vehicle that drives them to success.
     
    In this interview, we talked about:
    What James’ transition from single family to multifamily investing looked like Shareholder agreements with JV partners to raise capital All about James’ latest deal closing; a 24-unit in Edmonton with CMHC insured mortgage  Advice on networking and finding multifamily deals The relationship between Edmonton’s current CAP and turnover rates Covid-19 clauses and how these have influenced the process of closing deals Advice and resources for those looking to get involved in apartment building investing  
    *Remember to leave us a rating and review on your favourite podcast platform!
     
    Connect With Our Guest:
    James Knull – Owner and Realtor, Mogul Realty Group
    Facebook: James Knull
    Website: www.mogulrg.com
    Email: james@mogulrg.com 
     
    Connect With Us:
    Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook Group: Apartment Building Investors Network
    LinkedIn: Peak Multifamily Investments
    Email: connect@peakmultifamily.ca
    Website: www.peakmultifamily.ca 
     
    Mark Baltazar - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @mark_baltazar
    Facebook: Mark Baltazar
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-baltazar
    Email: mark@peakmultifamily.ca 
     
    Mike Rockall - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @rockallrealestate
    Email: michael@peakmultifamily.ca 
     
    More Resources:
    Sign-up to stay up-to-date on the latest webinars, events, podcast episodes and other resources pertaining to multifamily investing in Canada and building generational wealth.
    Visit: http://bit.ly/signup_peak
     
    Visit https://bit.ly/peak-duediligence to download our FREE ‘Apartment Building Purchase Due Diligence Checklist’.
     
    Visit http://www.peakmultifamily.ca/insights-and-resources/ for FREE access to apartment building investing webinars.
     
    Want a second opinion on a deal that you are analyzing? We can help! Sign-up for a live review of your deal to gain critical insights before you make an offer or decide to pursue a property. 
    Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/live-deal-coaching
     
    Visit our website at www.peakmultifamily.ca for more information about our investment strategy and other FREE resources to help guide you along your apartment building investment journey!

    • 53 min
    Apartment Building Renovations - Tips From an Expert

    Apartment Building Renovations - Tips From an Expert

    In this episode Mark and Mike dig into the renovation process of apartment buildings.  If your strategy is to renovate units in your apartment building to achieve higher rents, this episode is a must-listen.  
    Hosts Mark and Mike interview Mark Yataco - an experienced contractor in the commercial residential industry - to showcase the details one should consider when undertaking project requiring apartment building upgrades.
    With 20 years of experience in the renovation industry, Mark Yataco has built a team under the JMH Canada brand while creating strategies for various renovation approaches that align to business objectives. His experience over the years covers a wide array of strategies including single family home flips, duplex conversions,10-100+ unit apartment buildings, common area renovations, amongst more. Guaranteeing move-in ready units, JMH Canada’s priority is to provide all renovations with maintenance-minded designs to minimize ongoing costs.
    In Mark’s latest endeavour, he has continued to partner with apartment investors to find underperforming commercial multifamily properties, allowing him to apply a BRRR strategy. 
    In this interview, we dive into the following topics:
    What the contractor and investor working relationship should look like Due diligence process of renovations and what to look out for When renovation permits are needed  Advice for investors on multi-unit renovations and maintenance    Differences between investor-focused contractors vs. residential or retail contractors Tips on how to optimize your next apartment building renovation Benefits of heat pump installation  
    *Remember to leave us a rating and review on your favourite podcast platform!
     
    Connect With Our Guest:
    Mark Yataco – Owner and Contractor, JMH Canada
    Facebook: @jmhcanada
    Instagram: @jmhcanadareno
    Website: www.jmhcanada.com
    Email: mark.yataco@jmhcanada.com 
     
    Connect With Us:
    Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook Group: Apartment Building Investors Network
    LinkedIn: Peak Multifamily Investments
    Email: connect@peakmultifamily.ca
    Website: www.peakmultifamily.ca 
     
    Mark Baltazar - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @mark_baltazar
    Facebook: Mark Baltazar
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-baltazar
    Email: Mark@peakpropertyinvestments.ca
     
    Mike Rockall - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @rockallrealestate
    Email: mike@rockallrealestate.ca
     
    More Resources:
    Sign-up to stay up-to-date on the latest webinars, events, podcast episodes and other resources pertaining to multifamily investing in Canada and building generational wealth.
    Visit: http://bit.ly/signup_peak
     
    Visit https://bit.ly/peak-duediligence to download our FREE ‘Apartment Building Purchase Due Diligence Checklist’.
     
    Visit http://www.peakmultifamily.ca/insights-and-resources/ for FREE access to apartment building investing webinars.
     
    Want a second opinion on a deal that you are analyzing? We can help! Sign-up for a live review of your deal to gain critical insights before you make an offer or decide to pursue a property. 
    Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/live-deal-coaching
     
    Visit our website at www.peakmultifamily.ca for more information about our investment strategy and other FREE resources to help guide you along your apartment building investment journey!

    • 55 min
    Expert Multifamily Broker Shares Critical Insights For Buyers

    Expert Multifamily Broker Shares Critical Insights For Buyers

    With years of experience in the marketing world, Cliff Ford is a Sales Representative with Skyview Realty, a brokerage firm that specializes in the sale of multi-unit residential buildings throughout Ontario. In the past 13 years with Skyview, Cliff has been involved in the sale of over 200 apartment buildings. Wearing many hats with Skyview, Cliff has gained significant experience in every aspect of the apartment building sale process from marketing and research to acquisitions and sales negotiations. He is known throughout the apartment industry for his dedication to providing great customer service to Skyview’s clients and for his thorough approach to due diligence.
    In this interview, we discussed key insights like:
    MLS usage and strategies in the multifamily space Working with independent investors vs. real estate investment trusts (REITs) Systems and processes available in the brokerage world when working with multifamily investors How to position yourself as a serious buyer in front of brokerage companies Competition and demand in the apartment building sector Raising capital in the multifamily asset class High-demand markets and unit sizes in Ontario Turnover and vacancies during Covid-19 Seller financing and vendor take-back mortgages  Advice for those looking to get involved in apartment building investing  
    *Remember to leave us a rating and review on your favourite podcast platform!
     
    Connect With Our Guest:
    Cliff Ford – Sales Representative at Skyview Realty Ltd, Brokerage
    Phone Number: 416-444-6545 ext. 28
    Email: cliff@skyviewrealty.com 
    Website: https://www.skyviewrealty.com/
     
    Connect With Us:
    Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook: @peakmultifamily
    Facebook Group: Apartment Building Investors Network
    LinkedIn: Peak Multifamily Investments
    Email: connect@peakmultifamily.ca
     
    Mark Baltazar - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @mark_baltazar
    Facebook: Mark Baltazar
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-baltazar
    Email: Mark@peakpropertyinvestments.ca
     
    Mike Rockall - Co-Founder, Peak Multifamily Investments
    Instagram: @rockallrealestate
    Email: mike@rockallrealestate.ca
     
    More Resources:
    Sign-up to stay up-to-date on the latest webinars, events, podcast episodes and other resources pertaining to multifamily investing in Canada and building generational wealth.
    Visit: http://bit.ly/signup_peak
     
    Visit https://bit.ly/peak-duediligence to download our FREE ‘Apartment Building Purchase Due Diligence Checklist’.
     
    Visit http://www.peakmultifamily.ca/insights-and-resources/ for FREE access to apartment building investing webinars.
     
    Want a second opinion on a deal that you are analyzing? We can help! Sign-up for a live review of your deal to gain critical insights before you make an offer or decide to pursue a property. 
    Sign-up here: http://bit.ly/live-deal-coaching
     
    Visit our website at www.peakmultifamily.ca for more information about our investment strategy and other FREE resources to help guide you along your apartment building investment journey!

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

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46 Ratings

46 Ratings

Sharratt02 ,

Great content

Every episode is packed with valuable information about investing in real estate.
Thanks guys

lighthouseblue ,

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Enjoy every podcast I learn a lot of information and am inspired by every episode

Jared5555 ,

Superb Content for Investors

This podcast is a must for those looking to level up from single family homes into multi unit investing. Many investors think the commercial game is an old boys club and opportunities are scarce, but nothing is further from the truth. Check it out!

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