It's a daunting but epic time in real estate investing. Given the place we are in the economy and in the real estate cycle, this year's ACRE is more important than ever before. This is going to be the best year yet, embracing what fundamentally works, taking it to the future and making it current. ACRE will give you the very best of what REIN has to offer for the rest of 2018!
Mark Warkentin is a real estate investor, lawyer, husband and father. As president of the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Abbotsford Police Board, he is very involved in his community. Growing up with a pastor father, Mark's family moved often, living in California and many areas of Western Canada. Now, he has settled in what he calls "the hometown he didn't grow up in," where he has lived for the past 20 years. An active part of the faith community in Abbotsford, Mark maintains the deep roots set down by his early life experiences.
As far back as he can remember, Steve Canesso's goal was to achieve financial freedom and retire by the time he was 50 years old. Everything went back to this goal and he worked towards anything that would take him to early retirement. After years of hard work and serial entrepreneurship, Steve achieved his goal early, retiring five years early at just 45 years old.
With 40 years of experience as a manager, entrepreneur, trainer and executive coach, Alan Cahn has an extensive background supporting clients and driving their success. A proponent of being present in the narrative that is your life, Alan equips people to see the world differently so they can make choices and take actions that will allow them to achieve performance and satisfaction.
Did you know according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), nearly 50 percent of Canadian rental properties are held by independent investors?Real estate entrepreneurs are the backbone of the rental market, providing housing supply and fueling the economy. However while these investors should be celebrated, being a real estate entrepreneur can be an unpredictable and underappreciated role.