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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.

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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 (Almost) Empty Nest – Renovate or Move with Robin Taub

    The (Almost) Empty Nest – Renovate or Move with Robin Taub

    Robin Taub is a financial writer, speaker and consultant. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) by training, Robin is also the best-selling author of Raising Money-Smart Kids: How to Teach Your Kids about Money While Learning a Few Things Yourself, a book that gives parents the information and skills they need to teach their kids about money.
    In my interview with Robin, we discuss some of the issues to consider when deciding to renovate or move, what COVID-19 may mean for the future of housing and personal finance as it relates to affordability.

    • 20 min
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Family Law and Real Estate with Nathalie Boutet

    Everything You Wanted to Know About Family Law and Real Estate with Nathalie Boutet

    Nathalie Boutet, based in Toronto, is an experienced family law lawyer, accredited mediator and certified Family Enterprise Advisor, skilled at providing unique strategies and out-of-court results to the complex legal, financial and human matters related to separation or divorce for high-net-worth families and business owners.
    In my interview with Nathalie, we discuss why you might consider having your partner sign a cohabitation agreement when moving in together, what’s a matrimonial home and the property rights of common-law partners versus married spouses.

    • 26 min
    Everything You Wanted to Know About the Co-Ownership of Real Estate with Lesli Gaynor

    Everything You Wanted to Know About the Co-Ownership of Real Estate with Lesli Gaynor

    Lesli Gaynor is a real estate agent specializing in co-housing. In 2016, she founded GoCo Solutions, part of the Fridman Team at Forest Hill Real Estate, to help people navigate the process of co-operative real estate and find a home in the Toronto and GTA real estate market. As well as supporting her clients, Lesli hosts events and conferences to educate about co-housing. These have included ‘Co-housing speed dating’ evenings, to match prospective home buyers together.
    In my interview with Lesli, we discuss why someone might consider the co-ownership of real estate, how weOwn.ca came to be and the life-changing benefits of co-ownership.

    • 24 min
    The Growing Appeal of Online Housing Auctions with Katie Steinfeld of On The Block Realty

    The Growing Appeal of Online Housing Auctions with Katie Steinfeld of On The Block Realty

    Katie Steinfeld is a seasoned real estate broker who is passionate about making the real estate industry better for both consumers and registrants.  She is a board member with the Real Estate Council of Ontario and enjoys staying involved in all levels of governance. Together, with her partner, Daniel, On The Block Realty and On The Block Auctions was created to bring more innovation and modernization to the Canadian real estate industry. Too many people have been frustrated and turned off by the limited information in the real estate process and they have set out to change that.
    Although rather new to Canada, the auction option has enjoyed consistent growing success in major markets like Australia and Great Britain. On The Block Auctions provides a secure bidding platform, allowing prospective home buyers the ability to purchase their dream home without guessing at what price to pay. In addition, sellers can be sure that they are maximizing the sale price of their home by giving all buyers an equal chance to offer their top price.  Their primary goal through this unique platform is to provide greater choice for consumers and greater transparency of the process.
    In my interview with Katie, we discuss the pros and cons of buying and selling a home the traditional way, the benefits of buying and selling through the auction process and how the real estate industry is going to be modernized in the coming years.

    • 20 min
    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

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