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What you’ll learn in just 17 minutes from today’s episode:

  • Find out a fresh perspective on the ins and outs of real estate investing and discover the process to replace your current income, become your own boss, and find freedom
  • Learn about ways in which you can get help in getting started in your own real estate venture
  • Learn how to take advantage of the investment opportunity that has made more millionaires than any other


Melanie and Dave Dupuis are experienced, successful, self-taught real estate investors taking the multi-family market by storm in North Bay, Ontario.

Together, they founded Dupuis Properties and put their business plan into action. Their ultimate goal was to expand and to grow their real estate portfolio to a point where their investments became prosperous enough for Melanie to leave her full-time employment.

They impressively acquired twelve properties in less than twelve months. They currently own and manage twenty-two buildings and eight-seven apartments. They have been recognized as one of the top three best rental property businesses in North Bay, and before turning forty, Melanie was able to quit her full-time job.

This allows her to have the opportunity to focus her time on their real estate portfolio, while also enjoying wealth, freedom, and most importantly time with her three kids. After such amazing success with Dupuis Properties, Melanie and Dave are also the founders and CEOs of a new company offering property management and repair and maintenance services to property owners and investors. They are also respected mentors and offer a variety of training programs to guide new and experienced real estate investors in building their own success.

Listen in to this episode as they are ready and willing to share their real estate investing secrets and their no BS guide to creating wealth and freedom.


Topics Covered:

01:19 – Dave’s  passion for real estate and how their aggressive goal as a couple helped them grow their real estate business

02:15 –  The advantage of managing multi-family properties and why they are focused  on it

04:36 – The couple’s take on aiming higher and knowing who to trust amidst all the negativity around real estate  business

06:42 –  Advice on how to overcome the analysis-paralysis and why is it important to have an exit strategy when it comes to private lending

10:08 –  Talking about their book: Real Estate Investing Secrets

11:40 –  One big tip to success: “Stop making excuses.”

12:58 –  Their view on working with other real estate investors and helping people get started

14:16 –  The couple describing their ideal client, choosing which client to deal with

16:01 –  One valuable tip: “Don’t be afraid to invest in yourself as a real estate investor.”

Key Takeaways:

“Just aim a lot higher because you can get there.” – Dave Dupuis

“By having such high goals, it demanded a lot of action. And from that, that’s how we’re able to grow so quickly.” – Melanie Dupuis

“Stop waiting for the perfect time. It doesn’t exist. You just have to start actually now and create time for yourself.” – Melanie Dupuis

“Turn off Netflix and work on growing your portfolio or setting your goals and doing different things.”  – Melanie Dupuis


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