Topic: Real Estate Outlook 2017
Ozzie Jurock is a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (FRI). His current positions are:
- Forget About Location, Location, Location
- What, When, Where, and How to Buy Real Estate in Canada
- The Real Estate Action Book
- "Grow into your future best" – Motivational set
- Ozzie is the only Canadian real estate advisor featured in Donald Trump's new book: Trump: The Best Real Estate Advice I Ever Received: 100 Top Experts Share Their Strategies.
- Ozzie is also featured in a prominent chapter in the latest US Bestseller The Trendsetters.
- Peter C. Newman in his book Titans called him a Real Estate Guru.
- Vancouver Magazine called him one of the 45 brightest people in Vancouver
- Ozzie Jurock appears (22 years) every Saturday on the first class show "MoneyTalks" with Michael Campbell on CKNW.
- Ozzie Jurock appeared on BCTV for 18 years as a Real Estate Analyst
- He has also written hundreds of published real estate articles in The Vancouver Sun, Business in Vancouver, The Calgary Herald, The Edmonton Journal, The Globe and Mail, The Western Investor and dozens of magazines. (List of published articles).
- Several thousand people have subscribed to his monthly and weekly newsletters Jurock Real Estate Insider, Jurock's Facts by Email, and his weekly Hotline.
- Over 600 attendees attend The Landrush Real Estate Conferences in the spring (23 years) and the Real Estate Outlook conferences in the fall (20 years).
- He has won 1st prize at the Morguard Literary Awards - twice.
- He has won the Bestselling Author Award from the US based National Academy of Bestselling Authors 2011.
- He has won The Editor's Choice Award by Celebrity Press 2011
- He has received Vancouver's Sales and Marketing Executives (SME) the "Sales and Service Achievement Award"
Mark Victor Hansen, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul says:
"Ozzie is one of the wisest money men alive. I love listening to and reading him and so will you. Drink deeply of his wisdom, insights, advice and you'll permanently prosper."
Ozzie Jurock (FRI) Past Positions:
- President of Royal LePage (Res.) in charge of over 7000 (PLUS 3000 support staff) salespeople, CANADA
- Chairman and CEO of NRS Block Bros., CANADA, USA
- President of Red Carpet Real Estate, USA
- President of ProPhase Inc. Data Corporation, CANADA
- President Royal Lepage Asia based (Taiwan, Hongkong and Tokyo). TAIWAN
- President of DATUM Real Estate Management Services, TAIWAN
- President of FeatureWeb, Vancouver
- President of Jurock International Net and Jurock New Media Vancouver
He has served as president of the Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster Real Estate Board, as Chairman of the arbitration Committee of the Vancouver Real Estate Board.
Further he served on the boards of the BC Real Estate Council, the Vancouver Real Estate Board, the UBC Real Estate Research Bureau, the Quality Council of BC and the Advisory Board of BCIT among others.
His busy life found him elected president of the Canada Taiwan Trade Association.
He also served as a judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award.
Currently he is also serving as a judge at the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board Building Awards (2011-2014).
He is featured in Who's Who in Canada, Who's Who in America, BC and the US, as well as the Louis Rukeyser's Who's Who.
Oh, and his recipe for Salmon Wellington is featured in the Chicken Soup of the Soul cookbook (weeeellll…his wife had something to do with that!)
4,600 people follow Ozzie on Facebook, 5,800 on Twitter, 3,300 on Linkedin and 1,100 follow Real Estate Insider, 2,600 on realestatetalks.com and a 1,080 follow the Real Estate Action Group
He is also plays as a Internet DJ with 15,800 listeners worldwide
Yet, he still finds time to hold over 80 speeches a year.
Ozzie Jurock is known as one of Canada's leading business motivators and his investor outlook conferences attract audiences of over 500 attendees every time. There is only one reason: Ozzie Jurock delivers more than he promises.
He and his wife, Jo currently live in Vancouver, Canada.
Brent Roberts purchased his first piece of real estate at the young age of 18. He has since bought and sold over 100 homes throughout his investment career. His portfolio has included single family homes, duplexes, condos and strata complexes.
In 1989 he decided, on a whim, to get his real estate license. His first year as a licensed Realtor he achieved "Rookie of The Year" with the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board and also with Realty World, whom he was originally licensed. He went on to become one of the top Realtors in the Fraser Valley and with Realty World Internationally, and now with Royal LePage. In 1994, he opened his own real estate office, Royal LePage Brent Roberts Realty, and is continuously one of the top Realtors in the industry winning many awards throughout his career.
Real estate is definitely his passion; whether it be purchasing a new investment property for himself, or helping others realize their real estate goals; whether that be buying your first investment property or your 100th.
Architect AIBC, FCIP RPP
Topic: "Emerging housing trends from around the world."
Michael Geller is an architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer with four decade's experience in the public, private, and institutional sectors. He also serves on the Adjunct Faculty of SFU's Centre for Sustainable Community Development.
His company, The Geller Group is active in real estate consulting and property development. Current activities include a variety of land use planning studies, rezonings and smaller scale infill developments, including apartments for people who don't want to live in apartments.
He recently served as a juror for an international competition to design Moscow's new International Financial Centre.
From January to September 2007, Michael completed an around-the-world journey while on Sabbatical from SFU, during which time he wrote a bi-weekly column in the Vancouver Sun.
From 1999 to 2006, he was President and CEO of the SFU Community Trust, overseeing the development of UniverCity, a sustainable community adjacent to the Simon Fraser University Burnaby Mountain campus.
Prior to joining SFU, Michael participated in the redevelopment of Steveston Village, Bayshore in Coal Harbour, Deering Island, Furry Creek and a variety of residential and mixed-use projects around Vancouver.
From 1981 to 1983, he was Vice-President Development, The Narod Group. Prior to joining Narod, he was an official with CMHC in Vancouver, Ottawa and Toronto during which time he participated in the Phase One redevelopment of the South Shore of False Creek.
Michael is a past president of the Urban Development Institute BC and UDI Canada; a former member of Vancouver's Urban Design Panel, Development Permit Board Advisory Panel and the Board of Directors of the British Columbia Buildings Corporation.
He's also a past Trustee of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Louis Brier Home and Hospital, and past President of the Jewish Community Centre.
Michael writes a weekly column in the Vancouver Courier and is a frequent contributor to The Vancouver Sun and other media.
He has been honoured as a Life Member of the Architectural Institute of BC and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners. michaelgeller.ca
State Farm Insurance
Insurance Coverage for Arizona Property
For the first time, this year we will have an experienced expert in the field of investment property insurance for properties in the United States, and more specifically, for Arizona.
Clark Sanchez is a 35 year insurance agent with State Farm Insurance, by far the largest property & casualty insurer in the U.S.A. Clark's wife was born in Saskatoon, and Clark was the president of the Arizona Canadian Club until 2014. He and his staff work with Canadians daily to provide for their insurance needs.
Clark will speak briefly to the conference on insurance topics such as what liability limits are typical, features to look for in your landlord's insurance policy, and recent trends in policy deductibles. What Clark doesn't discuss from the podium, you can ask him in person at his table/booth in the exhibit hall downstairs.
Clark works with over 500 canadian insurance clients, and even more American customers. Clark has been a member and presenter multiple times for the 'Arizona Real Estate Investor's Association' in Phoenix. And, Clark is the most recently awarded "Affiliate of the Year" for the Phoenix Association of Realtors®. This man has experience!
Except for the time when he will be speaking to the entire group, you will find Clark at his booth/table in the exhibit hall, so you can talk with him one-on-one.
Topic: "Hush Hush Secrets of the Ultra-Wealthy Revealed!
What the 1% DO that the 99% do NOT!"
Nick is an inventor and intellectual creator for many asset protection
and wealth strategy patents. Nick is an expert in evaluating complex
macroeconomic legal issues and developing the finest tax savings
strategies for clients. He is a frequent guest on a variety of talk and
news shows. Nick is the author of "The CPA Survival Guide" and the
founder of the elite business and investor forum entitled Hush Hush
Secrets of the Ultra Wealthy. For the last 16 years Nick has spoken for
some of the largest real estate gurus and wealth building organizations
in the world and continues to be an advisor to the same. Nick is the CEO
of FortuneDNA, a 28-year national conglomerate encompassed of legal,
tax, financial, and business consulting professionals. FortuneDNA's
products and services are tailored made for each individual specifically
with their current situations and future goals in mind. FortuneDNA
prides itself at making available the products and services that have
been exclusive to the ultra-wealthy for the last 50 years; available and
affordable to all!
Topic: "How to make BIG money in a flat market: 7 Steps to Profits!"
Ralph Case is President of the Real Estate Action GroupTM, an organization with monthly membership designed to help members take action in Real Estate investing. www.reag.ca
Ralph is also co-founder of Worldwide Referrals Realty (www.worldwidereferrals.com), has been a speaker at Real Estate and Investment conferences in the United States and Canada, and owns a Real Estate development and syndication company. He is an author in the books: Real Estate Action and the bestseller: Trendsetters.
Ralph doesn't just talk the talk, he practices what he teaches! In the last 10 years he has bought and sold over 2500 residential units either individually or with his joint venture partners. Clearly he is a man of ACTION! His specialty is "Action Plans" and he meets monthly with Real Estate Action Group members to perfect their plans and reach their goals.
An investor since 1981, Ralph specializes in putting together joint venture partnerships to profit from land and apartment building deals. His speciality is identifying opportunities where proper management can unlock significant gains in net operating income (NOI). reag.ca
Topic: "Capitalizing on Alberta's Current Market"
James is an incredibly accomplished realtor in Edmonton. His clientele
include many of the most successful residential investors from across
western Canada who choose the Edmonton market. When it comes to working
with out of towners, his team provides a hassle free investing
experience. For 10 years he's been working with investors who purchase
buy and holds, flips, redevelopments, and even multifamily projects. He
also walks the talk with a personal portfolio of over 250 units in the
Edmonton area. If you're looking at placing capital in Edmonton, you
want to talk to James.
Park First Ltd.
Introducing Park First Ltd.
International Airport Car Parking
Park First Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Group First Global Ltd. Group First is a property development and construction company with expertise in buy-to-let investment opportunities. Group First has developed and sold more than $2 Billion worth of investment property.
Park First's Management team have been developing and running Airport Car Park's for over twenty years. Airport Car Parking has always proved to be a low risk, high yielding property investment worldwide. Individual parking spaces at International Airports are now available to purchase which carry Individual Title deeds and healthy returns. International UK Airport Parking offers significant long-term capital growth to investors and a high yielding rental returns for years to come.
The UK's Airports are the most expensive in the world for parking!
Topic: "5 tips on getting the BEST mortgage rate - PLUS: Why investing in real estate has never been better"
Kyle has been working as a mortgage broker since 2006, and has carved
out a niche as an investment property specialist since 2008. His years
of experience working with the Real Estate Action Group and many other
investors and investment groups made has made him one of the go-to
resources for financing investment properties in Canada.
He has been Mortgage Alliance's top producing franchise agent in BC
From 2011 to current and has been a high producing agent
since entering the industry. In 2014 he was Mortgage Alliance's top agent in BC and in the top 1% in Canada.
He was also named one of the "Top Young Guns: Top 35 under 35" in the CMP magazine (mortgage broker publication).
His articles have been featured in many
publications such as the Vancouver Sun, The Province, Western
Investor, Philippine Canadian Inquirer and more. One of his proudest
awards has to be the REAG Joint Venture Award for his deal of the year
in 2010, in which he closed on a $1.15 million property with $0 of his
Kyle has been investing in real estate himself and his cash flow
analysis spreadsheet he originally designed himself has been a huge
hit with thousands of investors currently using it. His creativity
goes a long way in finding ways of getting tough deals approved.
Whether you are a first time homebuyer or an investor, Kyle has the
skill to help you grow your wealth in real estate.
Topic: "Investing in Rent to Owns"
Kelly Fry is an investment realtor and chartered accountant who assists
clients to build wealth by investing in real estate. She completed her
Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy at
McGill University. Having grown up in Montreal, she is fluent in
Her love for numbers has made her a natural at analyzing real estate
deals, finding maximum ROI and cash flow and raising capital.
She has been investing in real estate herself for the last 14 years
across Western Canada and mentoring students across Canada since 2009
through Rich Dad Education and Tigrent Learning. She also taught
Creative Financing classes across the country in 2013.
Topic: "Northeast BC - Site C dam, LNG and lots of jobs."
Dave Steele is the CEO of Western Canadian properties group.
For the past 25 years, Dave and his team have helped thousands of
investors acquire positive cash flow investment properties across North
America. In 2012, one of their projects on Vancouver island, Qualicum
landing won the Georgia award for best residential community in British
Columbia. That same year, Western Canadian properties group began
investing in Northeast BC and today they are the largest builder of
townhomes and condominiums in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek. Today,
Dave will speak on why Northeast BC is a true bright spot for real
estate investors and what is happening on the ground with the
construction of site C dam, LNG & lots of jobs.