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The Gold Collar Investor

Jun 27, 2022

In today’s show, Pancham interviews Cody Laughlin - head of deal acquisitions, co-founder, and managing partner for Blue Oak Capital.

Pursuing a career as a healthcare professional, he didn’t expect that he’ll become a landlord when they’re renting their former house back in 2008. Now, with over 10 years of investing experience, he is on the road to fully transitioning out of his W2 job and being able to continuously expand his real estate business!

In this episode, get inspired by his entrepreneurial journey as he shares the expensive lessons that helped shape who he is today, why he continues to engage in real estate investments, and the investment strategy that best fits his skill sets!

Listen and enjoy the show!



“What I was taught growing up about what is financial independence and financial security was just completely misled and so, that kind of led me to pursue real estate entrepreneurship.”

Timestamped Shownotes:

  • 0:40 - Pancham introduces Cody to the show
  • 1:19 - On being accidental landlords and learning about financial literacy
  • 6:28 - Discovering your own investing niche that fits your skill set
  • 12:41 - The perfect time to free yourself from the golden handcuffs
  • 17:24 - How co-sponsoring helps in jumpstarting your investing journey
  • 23:46 - Taking the Leap Round
  • 23:46 - His 2008 property as his first investment outside of Wall Street
  • 24:15 - How he overcame his hesitations when he first started
  • 25:08 - Why his fitness franchise didn’t end up having its launch
  • 26:36 - Why you should add real assets to your investment portfolio
  • 27:36 - How you can connect with Cody

3 Key Points:

  1. Explore different real estate investments and find that one strategy that best fits your skill set as it can help you identify where you should focus in order to succeed.
  2. When setting up your own business, build its infrastructure and define who you are as a brand, as a company, and what you’ll need to grow your business.
  3. Commercial real estate is a good addition to your investment portfolio as it can help you provide a bit more predictable return patterns, unlike stocks and cryptocurrency.

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