The Real Estate Investing Training and Education Club Presents:
How Financial Literacy and Stock Options Led to Real Estate Investing (Ep. 160)

How Financial Literacy and Stock Options Led to Real Estate Investing

In this episode

  • Focusing on transit-oriented
  • How to mitigate risk in land development
  • It’s all about relationships
  • What does the city support?
  • Go with the flow to scale up
  • The importance of the city’s official plan – it’s a treasure map!
  • Look for areas meant for intensification


Omar Khan, Theta Trading

Omar shared how he scaled to 37 properties in a very short period of time. He started out in 2010 and just bought locally. He started with pre-construction properties. The cash flow was terrible and then he learned about cash flow and its importance. Omar started out strong and eventually, he shifted to smaller multi-family and eventually commercial. He focused on the BRRRR strategy. As prices were rising, it became harder and harder. The ability to identify the opportunity is the key to successful investing. Omar shared how he analyses stock options. He focuses on companies he enjoys that have a good impact on the world. Having an open mind regarding investing is essential to your success.

Omar’s career spans more than 15 years in financial services. Starting out in the brokerage arm of a Big Five Canadian bank, he quickly rose through the ranks of the industry to AVP in a widely known mutual fund company. He then shifted his focus, becoming a full-time real estate investor and a derivatives trader. Omar holds a BA in Economics from the University of Toronto. He currently spends his professional life trading derivatives, building his real estate portfolio, and promoting the core values of Theta Trading. Omar Khan and his business partner and best friend, Matthew Todman, founded Theta Trading 2019.

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