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The Gold Collar Investor

Jan 10, 2022

In today’s show, Pancham interviews Aileen Prak - host of How Did They Do It? Real Estate podcast, and co-founder of Bonavest Capital.

Wanting to spend more time with her children, she just knew she needed to start to create passive income and real estate investing is the best vehicle for it. In just a year and a half, she is on the road to financial freedom as she has done 10 syndication deals as a passive investor and actively invested in 4 deals as a general partner! Today, she helps other aspiring investors generate passive income themselves through different platforms!

Listen to her story as she shares how education and building her foundation helps in getting started. This episode is also perfect for everyone wanting to create passive income and financial freedom as she breaks down the process that got her to where she is today and different pieces of advice that could help with your investing journey!

Listen and enjoy the show!



“What we realized was time is what we are looking for. We wanted to get more time freedom for ourselves.”

Timestamped Shownotes:

  • 1:05 - Pancham introduces Aileen to the show
  • 2:52 - How her passive income goals got her into real estate investing
  • 11:47 - Breaking down her process to get started on investing in syndications
  • 14:03 - Actions she would have done differently in real estate investing
  • 15:13 - On working towards financial freedom as her inspiring yet uncomfortable goal
  • 16:45 - How focusing her mornings on her children made her day productive
  • 19:39 - Taking the Leap Round
  • 19:39 - On single-family home as her first investment outside of Wall Street
  • 20:17 - How she overcome her fear of relying on and trusting other people
  • 21:15 - How her off-market multifamily deal didn't work out as expected
  • 23:53 - Why investors shouldn't limit themselves to different possibilities
  • 24:41 - On writing “Apartment Syndication Due Diligence Checklist for Passive Investor” and how you can get your copy

3 Key Points:

  1. When getting started into investing, it’s better to build your knowledge and understand the concept first before anything else.
  2. Working with a sponsor who has good records helps in terms of additional knowledge and guiding you to the right way in investing.
  3. Starting a podcast or a leadership platform could benefit you if you’re planning to shift from being a passive to an active investor.

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