Program 2018

MAIN STAGE

Saturday, March 3, 2018


9:00AM

Opening and Welcome

Lisa Helps

Mayor
City of Victoria

Kaye Melliship

Executive Director
Greater Victoria Housing Society

Liza Rogers

Co-Founder
Producer, Expo

9:15AM

Victoria - Sustainable Growth & Economic Opportunities

Are you curious about all the new development in the region? Are you wondering about how you can get involved or how it will impact your future? Do you know the new official community plans in your municipality? Gain insight into what's happening with affordable housing, market housing, sustainable housing and economic growth from this knowledgeable and experienced panel.

Barb Desjardins

Mayor
Township of Esquimalt

Kaye Melliship

Executive Director
Greater Victoria Housing Society

Jonathan Tinney

Director of Sustainable Planning and Community Development

Ian Batey

Co-Chair
Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness


 

9:45AM

Calculating Return On Investment
How to take the gamble out

Whether looking at potential investments or assets already in their portfolio, most people struggle when trying to calculate Return On Investment (ROI).  In this session Rae will break down how to quickly calculate ROI and better compare ‘apples to apples’ so you can realize the best returns and avoid the common risk areas that are pitfalls for so many investors.

Rae Ostrander

Managing Director
Rae Ostrander Group


 

10:15AM

What Every Real Estate Investor Ought to Know About Law of Attraction

You may not be aware of it, but a mighty force is at work in your life. It’s called the Law of Attraction, and right now it’s attracting both positive and negative people, clients, referrals, opportunities, and relationships into your world.

Michael will teach you how to apply the Law of Attraction to your advantage. You’ll be able to deliberately use the Law to bring you more ideal customers, clients, opportunities, and resources so you can have a successful business and personal life.

You will learn:

  • What is Law of Attraction?
  • What you are doing that is causing you to attract the wrong kinds of customers, clients, and referrals, business opportunities, buyers and sellers to your projects,
  • How to start attracting MORE of what you want, your ideal customers, clients and referrals, and

Immediately after this presentation, you can start using Michael’s tools and methods.

Michael Losier

Author and Coach
Law of Attraction; Law of Connection; Fulfillment Needs


 

11:00AM

How Long Will the Victoria Market Stay Red Hot?

In this update you will hear about what has happened, what is happening, and where the headwinds are taking us.  Also discussed will be 5 reasons the market WON'T crash and 10 mistakes investors make about the market. Rick and Cheri will keep this light and easy to understand, while at the same time getting down to real facts and figures (the stats). They will look at demographics, economics and the ever increasing pool of renters we are experiencing on the island. As an investor come hear about what you can expect in the Sooke to Sidney real estate market, and more.

Rick Hoogendoorn

Realtor, Author, Developer
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty

Cheri Crause

Realtor, Developer
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty


 

11:45AM

Systematic Approaches that Save You Time and Money!

Are you trying to scale up in your real estate or business ventures? Without a system scaling is virtually impossible. Systems take discipline, but once set leave you more time for fun, family and freedom!

Darlene Smith

International Award-winning Motivational Speaker


 

12:15PM

Break - 45 minutes


 

1:00PM

Tiny Homes: Why, How, Wow!

The Tiny House movement is quickly growing across British Columbia. Learn why this movement is becoming so popular, how others are entering the tiny house market, and take several virtual tours with us through well designed tiny homes.

Kenton Zerbin

Permaculture Teacher & Designer, Tiny Home Instructor


 

1:45PM

Buying and Managing Homes from a Distance

 

Rae Ostrander

Managing Director
Rae Ostrander Group


 

2:00PM

Is Alberta A Better Place For YOU to Invest Right Now?

According to experts and economics Alberta is about to enter the recovery phase . Learn about how different and exciting the Alberta market is. With renewed energy, businesses rebounding and opportunities for development, Alberta could be a more affordable option to consider.

Rob McLeod

CEO,  McLeod Project Marketing
Associate Broker, Re/max Real Estate Edmonton Ltd.


 

2:45PM

Maximize Your Leverage, Maximize Your Profits with Great Financing

With new mortgage regulations making it tougher for investors to access capital, it is even more important to use a mortgage broker who specializes in financing for investors. Kyle Green will go into depth about the best ways to maximize leverage and strategies to make sure you get financed whether buying your 1st or 10th rental. Kyle will talk about important items like the importance of leverage, structuring your portfolio to maximize cashflow and minimize taxes and more. This session will give you an excellent understanding of the basics to take your investing to the next level!

Kyle Green

Mortgage Broker
Homeline Mortgages


 

3:15PM

Saanich Ridge Estates $6500 - 1% Down Payment Giveaway, Magic Key Draw


 

3:30PM

Blindsided: The Tax Trap CRA Has Set for Unsuspecting Real Estate Investors

So many financially successful individuals have been quoted as saying, “It is not how much money you make that is important, but how much you keep.”  This obviously refers to taxes and Dave (a former CRA auditor) will be identifying the most costly ‘traps’ that even seasoned investors are falling prey to as well as a number of strategies that will dramatically reduce your taxes.

Dave Puotinen

Tax Manager
RealFile Chartered Professional Accountants


 

4:00PM

The Simplest Way to Retire In 1/3 Of The Time
Are You Up For It?

 

Rae Ostrander

Managing Director
Rae Ostrander Group


 

4:30PM

Closing Summary

Rae Ostrander

Managing Director
Rae Ostrander Group

Liza Rogers

Co-Founder
Women's Real Estate Network

Randy Molland

Co-Founder
REInvestors

Steve Arneson

Co-Founder
REInvestors

LEAP LECTURES

Saturday, March 3, 2018



 

10:30AM

Managing Landlord-Tenant Relations
Hot topics: Cannabis guidelines, Fixed Term Legislation and Subletting

You've invested a lot of money. Now it's important to protect yourself, your property and your tenants. Learn how recent changes could impact your rental properties. Plan now for better relationships between you and your tenants. Learn how some simple things, like visiting your property once a month, could save you thousands of dollars.

Hunter Boucher

Director of Operations
LandlordBC


 

11:15AM

Investing in Affordable and Sustainable Housing

Who benefits from creating affordable and sustainable housing? We all do. Learn how putting your dollars where your heart is actually creates healthier happier neighbourhoods. Public-private partnerships are one option to explore when planning healthy, economically sustainable affordable housing!

With special guests

Ian Batey

Co-Chair
Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness


 

12:30PM

Mastering Law of Attraction in Real Estate Investing

You've heard the basics now it's time to dig deeper and plan to succeed using law if attraction.

Michael Losier

Author and Coach
Law of Attraction; Law of Connection; Fulfillment Needs


 

1:15PM

Action Equals Results 

Rick and Cheri have built up a real estate portfolio of 14 properties in less than ten years, and recently added development of rental apartment buildings to that portfolio. Learn the details of how they have worked with friends and family, tenants, builders, investors, and each other, to make the LEAP from small deals to big deals. Rick and Cheri have TWICE won the Joint Venture Deal of the Year award from Ozzie Jurock's Famous Real Estate Action Group.

Cheri Crause

Realtor, Developer
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty

Rick Hoogendoorn

Realtor, Author, Developer
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty


 

1:55PM

Tiny House Living: Tips, Tricks, Legalities

Living and building tiny is as exciting as it is challenging. Learn how to make the most out of your space, where tiny homes fit within the legal legal landscape, and how legalities are changing and can be changed.

Kenton Zerbin

Permaculture Teacher & Designer, Tiny Home Instructor


 

2:35PM

How Women are Driving the Real Estate Market

Women are showing up to invest in unprecedented numbers. As a business owner, are you speaking their language and getting their business? As a woman, are you finding what you're looking for? There are women in the city who are developers, builders, angel investors, and so much more. Together women are creating inspired opportunities for the community.

Cheri Crause

Realtor, Developer
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty

Darlene Smith

International Award-winning Motivational Speaker


 

3:15PM

Short Term Vacation and Executive Rentals

The vacation rental and short term rental economy are only just getting started. This industry is more than Airbnb and VRBO. Short term rentals have existed in Victoria under a different name for decades. Learn how new regulations and proposed changes will impact these enterprises in the near future.

With special guests.

Liza Rogers

Co-Founder
Women's Real Estate Network

DEEP DIVE

Sunday, March 4, 2018

(Victoria Conference Centre)



 

9:00AM

Welcome, and a recap of Saturday.

Liza Rogers

Co-Founder
Women's Real Estate Network

Randy Molland

Co-Founder
REInvestors

Steve Arneson

Co-Founder
REInvestors

 

 

9:25AM

We found a great investment…but how do we FINANCE it???

In this session, Rae will break down how he was able to use very little of his own money to finance the majority of his investments…and how you can employ the same techniques today to take advantage of opportunities you may have not thought possible!

Rae Ostrander

Managing Director
Rae Ostrander Group


 

10:30AM

Protecting Your Assets with Tax Strategies

There are literally billions in tax savings that investors could potentially take advantage of.  We will look at a few of those strategies as well as discuss the best structures for your specific lifestyle needs and your unique estate planning requirements.

Dave Puotinen

Tax Manager
RealFile Chartered Professional Accountants


 

12:15PM

Lunch - 45 minutes


 

1:00PM

Scale Up Your Business with Systems

You've heard the basics now let's put pen to paper and dive deeper into the systems you need to scale up your business. Work on your business, not in your business!

Darlene Smith

International Award-winning Motivational Speaker


 

2:05PM

Creative Financing – Advanced Strategies

In this session Kyle Green will discuss more in depth strategies on how to finance a portfolio to take your investing to the next level.  Other topics Kyle will discuss include 0-down financing, how to avoid “hitting the wall” trying to own over 5 properties, buying in a company name vs a personal name, the “Multiplier Effect” when buying commercial real estate and more. You won’t want to miss this informative session!

Kyle Green

Mortgage Broker
Homeline Mortgages


 

3:10PM

Joint Ventures, Development and Mortgages

Rae will share important considerations for evaluating these different opportunities from both sides of the transaction.  Whether you want to be an active or passive investor, you will want to see what is behind the curtain on many of these opportunities so you can make an informed decision that will not only provide you the best returns, but allow you to sleep well at night, knowing you are in an investment vehicle that meets your risk profile.

Rae Ostrander

Managing Director
Rae Ostrander Group


 

4:25PM

How to Think Outside the Box to Create Your real Life 

Real estate is a team sport. You must have all the players aligned to be successful. Put pen to paper and actually work on who your team is going to be and how you are all going to work together to achieve success.

Liza Rogers

Co-Founder
Women's Real Estate Network

Randy Molland

Co-Founder
REInvestors

Steve Arneson

Co-Founder
REInvestors


 

4:50PM

'Till next year

It's a wrap. Final remarks with the Expo team.

Liza Rogers

Co-Founder
Women's Real Estate Network

Randy Molland

Co-Founder
REInvestors

Steve Arneson

Co-Founder
REInvestors