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The Gold Collar Investor

Nov 14, 2022

In today’s show, Pancham interviews Shane Brooks - project engineer, and partner with Wild Oak Capital.

Shane Brooks embodies the concept of work-life balance. How did he manage his investments as a real estate investor while working as a project engineer for a midstream company? Through effective time management!

In this episode, learn from his experience as he shares how he was able to pursue two of his dreams! He'll also unpack his knowledge and investing mindset as he shares his current portfolio, where he focuses on his investments, and why he still continues to invest amidst the current market status.

Listen and enjoy the show!



“My focus was always kind of growing that kind of your W2 career, but I knew that I wanted to also build both sides streams.”

Timestamped Shownotes:

  • 0:38 - Pancham introduces Shane to the show
  • 1:38 - On pursuing engineering and real estate investing at the same time
  • 5:17 - The importance of time management and generating productive work
  • 10:57 - Qualities he looks for in markets and investment properties
  • 12:59 - On having consistent deal flow amidst the current market status
  • 15:31 - How his morning routine helped him to be more productive
  • 18:37 - Taking the Leap Round
  • 18:37 - House hacking a condo as his first investment property
  • 19:54 - How he overcame his investing fears
  • 21:35 - How management issues damaged his 6-unit investment property
  • 23:14 - Why you should align your goals and aspirations to your plans
  • 24:32 - How you can connect to Shane

3 Key Points:

  1. Practicing proper time management helps you maximize your time, achieve time freedom, and generate productive work rather than unknowingly wasting time.
  2. Looking for deals that would fit your metrics and be able to provide value-add in the properties is one way to achieve growth in the real estate industry.
  3. Even if there are a lot of events happening in the market right now, buying deals is still ideal as there is still consistent deal flow.

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