Nikolai Ray is the founder and the CEO of MREX as well as a professor in real estate financial engineering at MREX Collage. He is regarded as one of North America’s leading experts in apartment investing with over ten billion dollars worth of analysis, underwriting, and transactions.
Let’s dig in to learn more about MREX and how it’s going to impact the real estate industry.
[00:01 – 04:55] Opening Segment
Nikolai talks about his background.
The upbringing and challenges Nikolai faced to become who he is.
What lead him to real estate
[04:55 – 16:50] Access to Real Estate
Understanding the importance of ownership
Nikolai explains how MREX came to be and what it is for
How investors can use MREX.
Why recognizing gaps and inefficiencies is important.
[16:50 – 29:29] Blockchain and Real Estate
What is blockchain?
How blockchain and other technologies will impact the real estate industry
The conveniences that blockchain will bring
Nikolai talks about the market and his approach.
What Nikolai is looking at from an investing standpoint.
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[29:29 – 36:48] Bullseye Round
Going bankrupt from being a millionaire at 25
Most Recommended Book:
Kissing his kids.
I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:
Managing a company is harder than starting one
Best Place to Grab a Bite in Montreal
La Queue de Cheval
You can connect with Nikolai on his website.
“I see the future of an apartment building where you won’t even have to have somebody actually working on the property.” – Nikolai Ray
“Blockchain will bring more transparency to real estate.” – Nikolai Ray
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