Invest Kamloops Newsletter | May 30, 2015 | Vol 2 | Issue 10
The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.
– Ancient Proverb
To paraphrase Gandhi: Thoughts lead to speech, speech to action, action to results.
That’s why the “gurus” all teach about mindset, and how to change your mindset to match your desires. Tips like “writing down goals” or “start the day with positive self speak” seem so simple, too simple to work. But the fact is, these little things will change your thoughts, and that is the only way to obtain the results you want.
It may take 10 years(like it did me, read more on that below), or you might get results much faster, but the secret is to find ways to control your thoughts, otherwise known as your mindset. Your brain has been programmed to think in a certain way, but as soon as you become aware of this, you can influence it, and change it if you wish.
If you feel like you need a change in your life, it might be your own thinking that is standing in your way. That is why this week I’ve shared a couple major changes in my thinking, in hopes my story will somehow improve your life.
Here is this week’s newsletter:
- Book Submission Pre-Release
- Invest Kamloops TV – My Ah-ha Moment(10 years later)
- Deal of the Week
Book Submission Pre-Release
I’ve made a submission to be in the newest installment of “51 Success Stories.” As my readers I thought you might be interested in an advance read.
On my way home after a long night shift, I realized that working as a beat-cop in a small city was leaving me beat! The adrenaline that had flowed for the first few years on the job was dwindling, and it seemed like more of the same, shift after shift. It’s a front row seat to the part of society where reality is often stranger(and more tragic) than fiction. I looked at the business card of a witness on an impaired driving file. Pete was a retired RCMP Inspector and I was thrilled he accepted my coffee invitation. After his interview and a bit of small talk I learned he was into real estate, and I wanted to know more.
By this time I had had been a REIN member for about a year. My wife and I had purchased our primary residence and an up/down duplex. We had used up our savings and I made excuses to myself for why other REIN members had great results while I couldn’t get any more property. “I work night shifts and I’m too tired, CMHC just changed mortgage rules, I have no time for real estate investment, who would want to JV with my limited experience.” My mental dialogue was not helpful!
The next day Pete talked about his career path, and how his wife had dutifully followed him all over Canada. Thanks to frequent moves he still had a mortgage upon retirement, although an officer’s pension ensured a comfortable income – so he thought. Pete’s health started to fail, and he was faced with the reality that his wife might outlive him by many years. The government pension they had both worked and sacrificed so much for would be cut in half upon his death, leaving his wife barely enough to get by.
Invest Kamloops TV
I’ve written about the event that changed my mindset, it takes up 4 paragraphs in my book “Your Life. Your Terms.” I recently visited where it happened, during many months of literal blood sweat and tears, and hope that by sharing my story I can help someone else. A change in mindset is life changing!
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Deal of the Week
Do you like the idea of an investment that makes 5% ROI in monthly payments to you until your money is returned(12 years max), with a large check awaiting you upon the exit?
My latest deal with do just that. Approximately $60,000 invested will be repaid in full in 12 years, with a $78,000 capital gain payable to you at that time. That is over 11%/yr, secured by real estate, in a city with rents and prices rising faster than my projections.
Besides this one, I have a couple deals in the works. You see a conservative return of at least 10%/yr in a joint venture with me, or less if you wish to loan money instead(registered funds are eligible).
To get full pro forma with the address and detailed numbers, you must either be on my investors list by clicking here, or be a paid subscriber(I am practically giving these away.)
You can see what a full proforma looks like by clicking here: 724 Battle Street.
There are simply too many good deals in Kamloops for me to capitalize on all of them. As result, I will be publishing my proforma reports and the plans I would carry out on these properties to produce the double digit returns I talk about on this website.
Since I am doing deal analysis on an ongoing basis anyway, I may as well help anyone who is searching for their next property in Kamloops.
The value of these analysis?
Well, if I could purchase them all, each one would be worth $1000/mo(the REAL cashflow of my most recent deal). Since I cannot at the moment purchase them all, you can have them for $7 each.
Why only seven dollars when I spend at least two hours per week on my initial due diligence? Because I want to make sure the opportunities I find benefit you, my loyal readers. If you can make money with a property I find, that makes me happy.
If you would like to access to the password protected site area “Deal of the Week”,
Invest Kamloops Interview Series
The Invest Kamloops monthly interview series features successful business owners and investors who are benefiting from the Kamloops economy. You will learn the secrets to their success, and specific strategies to implement.
Whether you are just starting out, or have been investing for a while, the stories here will inform and inspire.
Please sample the October 2014 Mastermind call from a successful REAG member with a deep well of experience. It was a pleasure to interview this gentleman: Mel Johnson Interview
Sam Perren is a Real Estate Investment Advisor, Family Man, Published Author, and works as a Police Officer. Sam has purchased over 2 Million dollars in residential real estate, and is a member of Mastermind Networks who’s members have purchased over $5B of real estate. Sam’s experience includes two years of university at UBCO, a carpentry apprenticeship, and more than seven years law enforcement. Sam successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course in 2011, a credential required for all financial advisers.
Sam is growing his portfolio using the S.A.F.E. principles he developed, and has been creating double digit returns using Real Estate since to the delight of his partners since 2009. Sam is seeking more investment partners, however due to time constraints, opportunities to work with Sam are limited.
Minimum capital required to work with Sam is $150,000 unless you wish to buy part of an existing deal(you can get a share right now for only $40,000). Your ability to qualify for mortgages would also be an asset. Your investment is also RRSP eligible.
Sam lives and invests in Kamloops BC, and can be reached at 1.888.532.7660 or email@example.com.