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Durham REI March 8th Meeting

March 8, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Our meeting will start at 7:00 pm and doors will open at 6:45 pm and end by 10pm.

Next Meeting: March 8th, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Location: Abilities Centre Theatre – 55 Gordon St, Whitby, ON L1N 0J2

Cost:$100 per person at the door for non-members or choose a membership option.

Location Context: Our new meeting location is at the Second Floor Theatre Room overlooking the track at the Abilities Centre.  If you go to the front besk of the Abilities Centre they will walk you there.  Or simply follow the ramp up and you will walk past the Theatre. The parking lot is located on the West Side of the building along Gordon Street.

Before the meeting:
1. Bring business cards andprepare for networking at the end of the meeting.

2. Property deal sheet for 2min for members with a gift to members.

Agenda for the Evening:

* Introductions and Durham Updates

* Real Estate Investor Strategy Spotlight – Kathleen van den Burg – Financial Freedom Presentation

* Real Estate Investor Strategy Spotlight – Tom Sullivan – Underused Housing Tax Return and Election Form

* Real Estate Investor Strategy Spotlight – Hart Togman – Rent Panda

* Keynote Speaker – Chad Robinson – Gain Freedom, Security, and Control in Your Private Lending Career with Self-Directed RRSP Accounts – Earn predictable double-digit returns on your investments without relying on the whims of the financial markets with the blueprint in Becoming the Bank. Align Mortgage Corporation president Chad Robinson shares the steps to gain the same control, flexibility, and freedom the big banks enjoy as lenders. Full of straightforward
advice for beginner investors, this is your guide to ditching the traditional restraints of investment growth with a satisfying private lending career.

* Wrap-up and Burning Questions

* Networking and Developing Your Power Team

Speaker Showcase:

Chad Robinson is the president of Align Mortgage Corporation and IQ Lend Inc. A fully licensed mortgage and real estate broker with 25 years of experience, he has particular expertise in commercial development, with several prominent construction projects under his belt and more ongoing in the Ottawa area. While balancing multiple development projects, Chad also offers his sound advice
and professional expertise as a consultant to other private lenders and developers. He hosts The Practical Broker, a real estate and brokage podcast.

Chad excels with first-time investors and investment real estate, serving as a motivational speaker and
contributing writer to several real estate periodicals. A valued resource, he is regularly featured on several real estate media outlets. He was awarded MA Mortgage Architects Inc.’s Silver Award
in 2019 and Gold Award in 2020, and he was featured on the CMP Hot List of mortgage professionals for 2020.

Chad holds a bachelor of economics with a specialization in international business from Carleton University. His enthusiasm for the real estate industry along with his desire to address each mortgage request with one-on-one attention while looking at all possible angles enables Chad to stand out from other mortgage professionals. Learn more at www.iqlend.ca.

Hart Togman founded Rent Panda 7 years ago after experiencing the underserved rental industry in Canada. He built the company with the vision of helping small landlords throughout their rental journey and works every day on a mission to make renting better. Hart brings his passion for real estate, background in technology and marketing and personal experiences as a landlord to the table at every chance possible. In the last 7 years he has led Rent Panda to helping over 3000 landlords find ideal tenants and manages a rental portfolio of over 200 units.

Tom Sullivan – While and currently working full time as a Chartered Professional Accountant with one of the largest telecommunications information technology and consumer electronics company, Tom Sullivan jumped head first into real estate investing in 2015. Since then he has not allowed obstacles slow him down but rather thrived on obstacles to find solutions around them. Tom personally and along with his joint ventures have purchased and sold 20+ properties, currently holding 18 properties in his portfolio with a current market value over $10M. Not only is Tom a multiple award real estate investor, he loves to talk and share his knowledge. He has been featured in the Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine, a guest speaker throughout Ontario and featured on many podcasts such as Breakthrough Real Estate Investing and The Truth About Real Estate Investing. You can regularly find Tom on social media defending the rights of real estate investors and landlords. Tom specializes in purchasing single family properties through joint venture arrangements adding a legal secondary suite, utilizing the buy, renovate, refinance and rent strategy.


March 8, 2023
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Abilities Centre Theatre – Iroquois Park Sports Centre
55 Gordon St
Whitby, Ontario L1N 0J2 Canada
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About the Author Durham REI

The Durham Real Estate Investor club began in 2008. Whether you are just starting your journey, have been investing for a few years, or are a well seasoned real estate investor the Durham Real Estate Investor Club has many benefits to you.