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How do I invest in Toronto? Isn't Toronto too risky? Isn't Toronto too expensive? How do I even find a good property to invest in?

Let's be real. There are probably over a hundred real estate investor meetups in Toronto claiming "get rich quick" or "flip/wholesale and make quick cash", capitalizing on the countless HGTV 30-min TV shows showing how easy it is for anyone to flip a house.

Volition Properties (www.volitionprop.com) takes a more pragmatic approach.

Learn how to invest to build wealth in the real estate market the right way. Investing is all about purchasing risk-mitigated income properties, building wealth over time, and safely growing your assets so that you can create choice in your life, and enabling you to live the life you choose.

YES, AS OF TODAY, THIS IS A CURRENT GROUP THAT CONTINUES TO MEET UP EVERY MONTH!!  We are the LARGEST real estate investment meetup community in Toronto!!  Since 2015, about 50-60 people have consistently met up each month, getting together with other like-minded investors to discuss our safe long-term strategies, getting updates on the Toronto market, learning about the Economic Fundamentals that underpin real estate, expanding our networks, supporting one another in achieving our individual life goals... and even going on Street Smart Tours to view properties and put our theory to the test against real-life case studies.
We often bring in top real estate investment subject matter experts to speak on areas of development, financing, accounting, insurance, joint ventures, raising capital, tenant laws, and real estate law (David Goncalves, Hugo Dos Reis, Christopher Darwiche, Calum Ross, Russell Westcott, Dan Tetzlaff, Stephen Smith, Erwin Szeto, Charles Wah, Cherry Chan, Peter Cuttini, Tony Cunha, Thu Nguyen, Dave Dubeau, Jacob Perez, Mary Sun, Daniel Hall, amongst many many many others). We also feature other real estate investment speakers to share their experiences and expertise (Jin Kim, Niran Kulathungam, Denise & Stuart MacPherson, Florence Lee, Jason Decourcy, Christopher Law, Teresa Almeida, Vinay Kanthan, Zain Shafiq, Harbie Jawanda, Austin Yeh, Mayu Thava, just to name a few).

Who is Volition?
Volition Properties is an award-winning Toronto boutique real estate investment firm that provides advisory and turnkey real estate investment services. Its mandate is to help real estate investors sustainably invest to build wealth in the Toronto real estate market by investing in risk-mitigated, cash-flowing income properties over longer-term real estate cycles. We co-create a strategy with our clients during our Advisory consultations, we execute by helping our clients buy their investment property with our Investor Realtor services, and we set up investors for success by supporting them through their entire investment journey.

✪ $32M+ personal holdings in Toronto Real Estate (55+ doors)
✪ Featured on HGTV, REIN, RISE, Property Profits Real Estate Podcast, etc, etc.
✪ Certified Real Estate Investment Advisors (REIA)
✪ Michael Millenear Real Estate Investing Leadership Award nomination
✪ Silver Award recipients of the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN)
✪ Realtor Awards: Chairman Award, President Award, Top Producer Award 5 years running

[Volition (vō-ˈli-shən): The power to make your own choices or decisions; free will. Living life by design, not by default.]

Contact us today for any questions about investing in real estate in Toronto!

[info@volitionprop.com](mailto: info@volitionprop.com)
www.volitionprop.com

Upcoming events (4+)

Good Job, Good Income, Still Can't Buy Your Primary Res? Make The GTA Work!

This will be a little bit different than our typical Investor Focussed Meetup. Definitely, we will be bringing our Investor Realtor lens and deep insights, but we will be focussing on a different pain point...

"Good Job, Good Income, Still Can't Buy Your Dream Primary Residence? Strategies To Home Ownership In An Expensive Market!" (yes, we are talking about the GTA!)

In fact, we touch on some of this in the article that HGTV.ca wrote about Volition entitled: "Expert Tips That Will Help You Become a Homeowner Before 40". But in this Meetup, we are going to go much much deeper into actionable strategies & tactics that you can employ... and more importantly, HOW to do it.

Far too often, we hear that aspiring home owners feel that they can't afford to buy a home in Toronto, or North York, or Richmond Hill, or Markham, or Sauga, or wherever they wish they could live. The odds are simply stacked against them – even if they have enough for a downpayment, they can't afford the monthly carrying costs! Instead, they move out to Hamilton, Windsor, St. Catherines, purely because of affordability.

We are venturing out to change mindsets. Definitely, GTA is more expensive than outside GTA – there is no question – and yes, not everyone can realistically afford a home in the GTA. That said, we will offer a different perspective on how to "afford" a home in the GTA, and offer practical solutions and strategies on how to "make GTA work".

Sure, it's not easy. Sure, it might take a bit more work. Sure, it still won't mean that you'll find your "dream home" for less than $1M (or $1.X M, actually!). But for those who are resourceful, purposeful, and willing to do what it takes, Volition's Advisory & Realty services may be able to help turn that dream of home ownership in the GTA into reality.

And yes... all of our Investor Realtor expertise and insights are relevant here. Tenant profiles, rents, renovations, real estate development, gentrification, transit, infrastructure improvements, etc. Bringing an investor mindset allows you to think differently about your Primary Residence, and gives you the ability to turn your biggest liability (yes, your Primary Residence is a liability... it's actually a luxury!) into your biggest asset. And in thinking about it in these terms, it could help you actually "afford" you buying and living in the GTA.

Some of the topics we'll touch on:
- Boosting mortgage qualification
- Reducing carrying costs
- Strategic Financing
- Case Studies
- Where this works
- Why this works
- What is required
- Who this is for
- How Volition Advisory & Realty can help

(Sneak preview keyword: "Primary Residence Plus"!)

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Schedule:
6:30 pm-7:00 pm: Networking (remember that your network is your net worth!)
7:00 pm-9:00 pm: Presentations from the Volition team and guest speakers

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Volition Properties
Volition Properties is an award-winning boutique Toronto Real Estate Investment Advisory & Realty firm. We provide Advisory Services (consultations & real estate education), Realty Services (help clients buy & sell investment properties and primary residence properties), and Design/Build Services (build and renovate income properties). We have helped clients invest over $228MM+ in real estate & build $113M+ of wealth & generate $10.3M+ in cashflow in Toronto – we can guide you too!
[Volition (vō-ˈli-shən): The power to make your own choices or decisions; free will. Living life by design, not by default.]
Contact us today for any questions about investing in real estate in Toronto!
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www.volitionprop.com

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Schedule:
6:30 pm-7:00 pm: Networking (remember that your network is your net worth!)
7:00 pm-9:00 pm: Presentations from the Volition team and guest speakers

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Volition Properties
Volition Properties is an award-winning boutique Toronto Real Estate Investment Advisory & Realty firm. We provide Advisory Services (consultations & real estate education), Realty Services (help clients buy & sell investment properties and primary residence properties), and Design/Build Services (build and renovate income properties). We have helped clients invest over $228MM+ in real estate & build $113M+ of wealth & generate $10.3M+ in cashflow in Toronto – we can guide you too!
[Volition (vō-ˈli-shən): The power to make your own choices or decisions; free will. Living life by design, not by default.]
Contact us today for any questions about investing in real estate in Toronto!
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www.volitionprop.com

*POSTPONED* In-Person Real Estate Investing AMA with the Volition Team!

Postponed - a message will be sent once the new date is confirmed

Your most pressing questions about real estate investing in Toronto – ANSWERED LIVE AND IN-PERSON!

Yes, you read that right. We know we’re not the only ones tired of talking to blank screens and desperately craving facetime with the community. In line with public health guidelines, we’ll be hosting this Meetup at Withrow Park!

Record-breaking prices, falling rents, strict stress tests, “the exodus from the city”, possible rising interest rates, impacts of Covid, Laneway Suites, is it worth it to do this reno or that, do I need to change how I invest in Toronto, how do you do a legal triplex conversion... These questions that keep you up at night are the very same concerns that we aim to address during our much-anticipated AMA!

We get it. Not knowing how to get started or how to take your investing to the next level during these times is tough. But you’re not alone, Volition is here to guide you.

The Volition team currently has personal holdings of $32MM+ and 55+ units. We also run the largest and most active Real Estate Investor Meetup in Toronto with 3,000+ investors. Since 2012, we have helped hundreds of investors build over $100M of wealth and have changed countless financial futures along the way.

We’re offering an opportunity to have your burning questions answered by the Volition team in a live “Ask Me Anything” session – no topic is off the table!

We welcome (and encourage!) you to submit your questions in the comments or email them to us at [masked] beforehand, then join us live to engage in the conversation.

Your questions + our Real Estate Investing Advisors = the most valuable 2 hours you’ll spend all week.

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The Panel:

Matthew Lee – A real estate thought leader and advocate, Matt is passionate about the transformative change that real estate investing offers when done correctly. Having learned hard lessons from previously “chasing the shiny object” when investing in small towns, he has now created the Volition investing business model (an investment business model that actually works in the Toronto market) predicated on risk-mitigation, scalability, and resiliency, which he has taught to thousands of aspiring investors.

Ming Lim – Ming is a passionate educator and has 20 years of real estate investment experience in Toronto, the GTA, and Southwest Ontario. He purchased his first investment property in 2001 and has been hooked ever since! Ming has a dual role at Volition Properties as both the Head of Advisory and Construction. He mentors and guides new and experienced investors who are interested in purchasing and developing in the Toronto market. Ming’s background in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and construction experience give him a unique analytical lens on investing, and a practical approach to implementing investing strategies.

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The logistics:

To help ensure everyone gets the most out of the event while staying safe, please read the entire post before attending.

Location: TBD

What to bring: Something to sit on, personal snacks or drinks, your questions!

Food and snacks: Please leave no trace and dispose of all your waste at home.

Masks: As per public health guidelines, masks or face coverings are strongly recommended in all outdoor spaces when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Weather: If rain is forecasted, we'll reschedule to a later date. This will be communicated to registrants the morning of the scheduled date.

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Schedule:
6:30 pm-7:00 pm: Networking (remember that your network is your net worth!)
7:00 pm-9:00 pm: Presentations from the Volition team and guest speakers

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Volition Properties
Volition Properties is an award-winning boutique Toronto Real Estate Investment Advisory & Realty firm. We provide Advisory Services (consultations & real estate education), Realty Services (help clients buy & sell investment properties and primary residence properties), and Design/Build Services (build and renovate income properties). We have helped clients invest over $228MM+ in real estate & build $113M+ of wealth & generate $10.3M+ in cashflow in Toronto – we can guide you too!
[Volition (vō-ˈli-shən): The power to make your own choices or decisions; free will. Living life by design, not by default.]
Contact us today for any questions about investing in real estate in Toronto!
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www.volitionprop.com

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