Mayu Thava is a Toronto-Tamil real estate investor who has managed to secure 41 units in just under 6 years! He joins Ara on episode 2 of The Tamil Creator to discuss his investing journey, using social media to level up, educating others about real estate through his RISE platform, the FIRE movement, the Tamil community, and much more.
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00:14 – How Ara met Mayu
01:16 – Who Mayu is and how he got into real estate investing
03:53 – What Mayu’s family felt about him entering the real estate investment market
06:26 – Mayu’s wife’s reaction to his real estate investment strategy
09:33 – How mayu uses social media in favour of his investing
11:59 – Craziest ROI off of a social media post
14:07 – Where Mayu sees himself in the next 3-5 years
16:02 – Biggest failure, lessons learned, and advice to someone who wants to get into the real estate game
19:29 – Mayu’s RISE platform
22:28 – The FIRE movement
31:14 – The idea of working a safe corporate job
33:12 – The Tamil community’s support, affinity for property, and taboo mindset when it comes to discussing money
35:54 – The taboo of talking about money in the Tamil community
37:18 – Trying to find out what you want to be
38:10 – Favourite book that’s had a bag impact
40:32 – Process of turning an idea into action
42:33 – What would you choose?
46:22 – Wrap up
Mayu was also on TamilCulture.com with a few others discussing growing your side hustle!
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