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Commercial Real Estate Investment Coach - Shane Melanson, helps Canadian real estate investors looking to scale into commercial and multifamily properties.
This is specifically for Canadian real estate investors who: already own several investment properties, have some capital and are looking to invest in 7 and 8 figure commercial properties.
For the past 12 years, I've helped real estate investors transact more than a quarter billion in income producing real estate. Some clients have been able to replace a 6 figure income with a single property* (not an income claim, requires hard work, dedication and capital).
There are three primary ways I can help you invest. Which would you like help with?
No Longer Rely On 1 Source of Revenue
Resources to help Real Estate Investors get to the next level.
Relying on one source of income today is risky. Owning assets, like single family rentals (SFRs) is a good place to start. But for many entrepreneurs and professionals earning mid 6 figures/year, they quickly realize to replace $200,000/year in income, they'll need 50+ rental homes.
Most investors have heard about Commercial Real Estate Investments. But, where to start? Who to trust? How much money do you need? What is the process to start investing in apartment buildings or industrial properties without making expensive mistakes? 3 Steps to Get Started:
3 Steps to Grow Your Real Estate Portfolio & Retire Early
I started like many real estate investors - buying and fixing up single family properties, finding tenants to generate a few hundred/month. When the Calgary market was appreciating 5%/year - my portfolio looked good.
Back then I was working a fulltime job and managing multiple properties. I didn't have a family. So working long hours and weekends didn't bother me. Fast forward, today, married with 3 kids- I wanted more time to be with my family.
The goal of investing in real estate was to give me freedom- not create a 2nd low paying job.
In 2008, I partnered with my father-in-law, a 40 year veteran developer and commercial real estate investor. He taught me how to invest in 7 and 8 figure commercial and multifamily properties.
- The importance of market timing.
- How to secure capital (both debt and equity).
- Who you need on your team to help you.
- How to structure and negotiate large deals
When I started, most clients were REIT's, Pension Funds and Wealthy Families. Once in a while a physician, engineer or business owner would ask me to help them buy a apartment, retail or warehouse building. It was in helping individuals making the leap from single family to commercial where I saw I could add the most value to investors.
Commercial transactions are complicated and require guidance for new investors. But I didn't see anyone in the market offering to educate and help the new CRE investors. The world of commercial real estate is a tight knit group of insiders. Helping new investors is time consuming. So brokers and service providers generally focus on those with a track record. Because brokers are paid when the close deals, there was really no incentive to help these new investors.
Working with clients like Dan, buy his first commercial property so he could one day leave his practice is a great feeling.
One commercial property was the equivalent to owning 35+ single family homes.
To see if commercial real estate is right for you, click the link below.
From the Blog
How Dan Bought His First Commercial Property in 4 Months
Replacing a 6-figure income with just one commercial property? It is possible (not easy) - but doable if you find the right property in the right location.
Devoted to helping highly skilled professionals and business owners who are stuck trading time for money. The GOAL of this podcast is to help you start living LIFE on your terms. And the best way to do that is to eliminate any FINANCIAL worries but taking responsibility for your money and how it's invested.
Kind Words From My Private Coaching Clients
Shane is one of the few people in this industry who I feel I can really trust- amazing information, no bs, and always authentic.
Appreciate you Shane, for dropping knowledge as always. I’m a rookie investor, but feeling more and more confident by the day.
Shane's latest book (Club Syndication) is a great helicopter tour of the complex and scary world of investing in commercial real estate.
Shane's tips are simple, but poignant, and his transparency and genuine desire to help other sis refreshing in today's business world.
A fast and simple read for anyone looking to diversify their investment portfolio or begin focusing on commercial real estate investments.
Many thanks Shane for your hard work on this project.
It's certainly a great learning experience, especially on our first commercial property. We're extremely lucky to have such experienced team working with us, without your help and guidance we would definitely be lost and not able to pull it off.
Please accept our sincere appreciation to you, words cannot describe our gratitude but thank you is indeed from the bottom of our hearts.
I’ve been watching Shane’s Facebook videos and it has taken me on to a whole new investing path that I had no idea existed.
He is very clear and systematic in his approach. He doesn’t tease you with just enough information for you to need to go buy his material to get a full understand.
I would advise you to listen to the podcast now and start learning a new way to invest.