Guest: François & Jennifer Lanthier, Real Estate Investors
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This week’s podcast guests are François & Jennifer Lanthier, real estate investors located in Ottawa.
They are a very creative couple that invests in eastern Ontario, eastern Canada, and now in the US! They’ve done a lot of Joint Ventures which is great but they can be a lot of work. Jennifer is more involved with numbers and François is more of the social media and relationship manager. Their top tip is “no rush, no pressure”! Time is of the essence, it can take a few months or more to cultivate leads and partnerships.
François works with a “sales” funnel to match up buildings and investors. Which one comes first; the building or the investors? You need both! Fill your funnel with potential buildings and potential partners to acquire the deal. This couple also focuses on secondary and tertiary markets to find deals. They recommend you build close relationships with realtors and wholesalers, let them know what you’re looking for. Tough conversations with JV partners and much more… tune in to find out all they’ve accomplished in only 19 months.
In this episode, you will learn about:
- Networking for success
- How to do JVs
- How to pick your partners and lenders
- Meeting partners on Zoom!
- Finding money partners
- One-pager documents to attract investors
- Offer, don’t ask!
- Turning on a dime and finding 100k within days