#111: Drugs, Crime & Real Estate Investing
On this week’s show Gary chats Edward Fajardo, an investor on the path to greatness, it was an inspiring and sometimes dark conversation. Growing up in Parkdale, Edward was exposed to crime, drugs and a seemingly hopeless future, but got himself out, after using and selling drugs, robbing others, etc. He eventually turned to RE investing, but made a ton of rookie mistakes. This is a story that shows you can start no matter where you came from, or where you are in your life, it’s a matter of CHOICE. Edward still has his 9-5 job, and wanted to share his story about his beginnings in real estate.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
Edward has goals and aspirations of changing the trajectory of his family’s legacy. As a second-generation Filipino-Canadian born in Parkdale, Toronto Ontario he struggles with self-limiting beliefs of identity and worthiness. Faced with environmental conditions that are more suitable for a life of drugs and crime, Edward battled addiction and perceived feelings of inadequacies.
It wasn’t until his environment changed did he understand that his learnt behaviour was not permanent. This led him on a path of personal-development and a self-directed learning approach. Fast forward to present, with his new understanding of good debt vs bad debt, assets vs liabilities, Edward has carved a niche for himself as a self-proclaimed ‘late bloomer’. He is utilizing the powerful tools of real estate investing alongside his new skillset of trading Stock Options to engineer his lifestyle.
Scaling his real estate portfolio through personal and joint ventures partnerships, Edward uses a combination of BRRRR and buy and hold strategies to help others create generational wealth and improve ROT (return on time).
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Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki
Think & Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Steven R. Covey
This episode proudly sponsored by Property Pathways - https://www.propertypathways.ca/
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