My Story - who am I and why I quit my job
I'm Aditya Kumar Soma
Born and raised in India, in a hard-working formers family, residing in Windsor Ontario Canada
In 2012, after my graduation moved to Canada for higher education with 50,000+ debits.
Graduated from Lambton College in Saria with an IT professional degree, after graduation struggled very hard for more than 6 months to get a job as Software Developer, while working I realized my income from job is not taking me anywhere, whereas I have so many dreams I want to give a better life for my parents, travel to back home whenever I wanted... but with job it took me more than 2years to just pay off my student debt, so I started searching for secondary income, tried many different things like MLM(Amway), Uber, E-commerce Biz...I wasn't happy with neither of them, because few I'm just trading time for money, for others I wasn't enjoying the process, somehow in that research I read RICH DAD POOR DAD(I'm sure many of you read this book), in which Robert Kiyosaki talks about real estate rentals, so I search for books on rental property LUCKY FOUND BRANDONS BOOK(Rental property Investing) which lead me to this awesome community[BP], while reading slowly started analyzing/viewing properties, making local investor friends and purchased my first Duplex on March 1st 2017, after that didn't look back so far purchased 15 doors[7 properties] and raised over 600K cash for my deals. In this Journey, many times I felt this is where I belong to, so I got Realtor License todo Real Estate Full Time and, gave my resignation at work on Jan 17th, Jan 31st will be my last day at the corporate job.
Also in this process, start my youtube channel to share my real estate journey.)
Sharing my story to give hope for beginners and to hear suggestions from PRO's .
Thank you so much in advance for taking the time to read my story - please feel free to share your thoughts
Disclaimer: English is not my first language so please forgive me for my grammatical errors
@Aditya Soma nice work and Congratulations on Financial Independence! I am a beginner as well, and have the same idea to start a youtube channel and show my progress towards one hopefully being in the position you are in.
Nice work and congrats :)
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@Brandon M. Thank you Brandon, I'm still working towards Financial Independence, Just got out of corporate Job to do Real Estate Full-time.
Thank you @Karthik Bonthu
Congrats on leaving your corporate job, Aditya! You rock!
@Megumi Suzuki Thanks a lot
Congratulations @Aditya Soma on not settling and chasing your dreams. Very inspiring story and I look forward to watching your Youtube videos in the future. How do you plan on celebrating your "retirement" from the corporate world?
Congrats on going full time!
Congrats! Keep on adding those doors.
@Aditya Soma congrats. I did the same thing. Started in 2016, now I’m at 23 doors. I’ve been interested at purchasing in Windsor for quite some time.
You have the courage to pursue your dreams
@Aditya Soma That's awesome! Congratulations on your success and what's to come.
@Walter Weinreich Thank you Walter, I’m glad hear😊
Gifted myself and to wife a Nice house with inlaw suit because Iwould not be qualified for mortgages for next 2 years as self employed😉
@Steve Bracero Thank you Steve 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
@Steven B. Thank you Steven. That’s awesome 👏 thanks for sharing
@Aditya Soma congratulations!!! How do you go about having health insurance since you don’t have the benefits from your job?
Thank you so much Sonia🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
@Kyle Edwards Thank you 🙏🏻
In Canada for permanent residents will have Ontario health card which cover hospital costs, im prepared to for medicines. Also I’m still 28 I eat healthy food mostly avoid out side and I do workout atleast 3 r 4 days weeks so I would heardly see doctor once a year. I strongly believe I will start making good money as Agent to cover my medicines
I am curious to know ,are you quiting the job to be a full time agent ?
Or has enough cash flow from your rental properties?
@Aditya Soma watched all your videos, congrats, amazing story!!
@Aditya Soma , congratulations on your success. I to am new to RE. What do you suggest as far as learning to do repair estimates?
@Aditya Soma congratulations are in order my friend. Welcome to the dark side, now you can’t look back!
Leaving your job will push you to work harder and stay determined!
Way to go!!
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