In this follow up to Real Estate Investing Made Easy by Bruce M Firestone, PhD, in cooperation with Spirepoint, you will learn how to up your cap rates by animating your properties by adding differentiated value to a real estate portfolio of any size. Case studies are presented of residential, commercial and institutional models including Phoebe Services, Airbnb, Tire Chalet, mini storage, mini contractor yards, St Matthews Church, Purrdy Paws, Apex industrial condos, Parkview Plaza, and others… You will discover that real estate invention is happening all around you, and that there are many more models to choose from than you ever dreamed possible. Find out how to make your residential leases more like commercial ones so your tenants end up paying more of the costs of running your buildings.
Dr Firestone's courses and personal mentoring drastically reduce your learning curve for your next profitable real estate investment or development. His program will make you more money, and save on expenses—hands down. If you want to create wealth, this is your way forward.
I so enjoyed Prof Bruce’s presentation to our home-building group. Bruce is a born teacher, and I should know—I was one for many years. He’s very inspirational and extremely dynamic. I’d love for him to come to our area and show us how to animate our community and local economy.
Roy and I continue to grow our rental portfolio, Bruce. We are now at 16 units, which will soon be 20! The next two are semi-detached. This is keeping us both very busy. Conventional mortgages continue to be our main challenge, but we are happily working for ourselves thanks to our coach!
Having Dr. Bruce Firestone at Bizfest was a huge success. I heard nothing but positive feedback from all our delegates. One delegate said she could have listened to him speak all day. His message is inspiring, and the delivery very relatable and down to earth. Bruce not only delivered but went above and beyond, offering to be available for an additional Q&A session, when one of my other presenters had to back out at the last minute. The fact that the Q&A session was packed, directly following his keynote speaks volumes to how much the delegates enjoyed and respected his message.
What made Bruce’s keynote really special was his charisma on stage; he can definitely charm a crowd. His content about entrepreneurship and the sense of humor in his presentation were awesome, but there’s really one thing that made it exceptional—his stories and case studies. They were powerful and motivational, especially the one on how he persevered in his battle to land an NHL team for Ottawa. That made me feel like I was capable of everything after his talk.
I thoroughly enjoyed the Realtopia 2018 event. I could not help but pay attention to every word spoken by Prof Bruce and his crew. I can tell you—everyone else was paying attention too. Prof Bruce should do Sunday sermons—our church would be packed! It’s a great concept having an income during your retirement years by simply owning enough high-producing, ‘animated’ property. It make’s one rethink the whole RRSP/mutual fund investment concept.
If you don’t own a home, buy one. If you own a home, buy another one. If you own two homes, buy a third. And, lend your relatives the money to buy a home.
Bruce, you are truly an awesome person. Thank you for what you do for people like us—teaching us to be Firestone Institute co-coaches and giving us our own personal business models for success. We are all lucky to have you in our lives
I’d like to thank you and Spirepoint.ca for delivering such a great real estate course, which I enjoyed very much. I learned a lot, and the real-life examples and stories you shared with the class were a huge bonus.
I am just starting out in the Real Estate Investment industry and I am so excited to apply this new-found information to my business. The Prof Bruce/Spirepoint course helped me see how to apply highest and best use and animation concepts to real estate transactions. I have been looking at adapting this as well to our own personal property. Prof Bruce is a professional yet approachable person with a wealth of knowledge, and his excitement is infectious. Every resource he exposed us to was backed up by instruction on how to use it properly. A great deal of care and preparation was obviously put into developing this course. Every session started and ended on time, which is also a testament to careful preparation. Bruce was quick to return emails too plus I thoroughly enjoyed my personal consultation/coaching time with him after the course was over. I was a little nervous being a novice speaking to a pro, but he made me feel at ease immediately. The assignment grading was expedient and thorough. The feedback was inspiring. I would recommend Spirepoint and Prof Bruce training programs to both beginner and advanced real estate investors.
The students are still raving about your course, Startup DNA. They learned so much, and have made all the other Hyper Island students in Stockholm jealous (the ones who couldn't attend).
I recently took Bruce M Firestone’s Real Estate Evolution course and am pleased to recommend it and him to anyone who is interested in furthering their knowledge and understanding of today’s dynamic investment market. Prof Bruce brings a unique combination of knowledge, entrepreneurial skill and abundant enthusiasm that is both insightful and infectious.
Dr Firestone not only passes on his tremendous knowledge and experience in the field, but also his belief that anyone who is willing to put in the time and effort and follow his roadmap can succeed beyond their wildest dreams with a unique real estate investment business model and personal business for life that will provide you and your family with above-average returns for generations to come... For anyone who is willing to challenge themselves, he is truly an inspiration both as a teacher and coach, Ed Eisen, Real Estate Investor
I am so grateful for all your coaching throughout the last six months, Prof Bruce. It's been SO valuable. I am about to close on my first $2 million-plus real estate acquisition (a downtown retail plaza)—I couldn't have achieved the same results without you!