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Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing with Jonathan Greene

045: How to Get Bulletproof Cashflow with Agostino Pintus

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The path to building real estate wealth is often a winding one. Most real estate investors don’t grow up knowing that they want to own or invest in it. In fact, it’s more usual that they stumble upon the idea before diving into it as a career.

Finding a location where you can thrive as an investor is essential to creating the career you want. That might be your hometown, or it could be an entirely different state. But the better you know an area, the better your investment options will be.

In this episode of Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing, Jonathan interviews Agostino Pintus. Agostino is a real estate investor, syndicator, and founder of Bulletproof Cashflow. With some experience as a landlord and after a corporate career as a CIO, he took the leap into full-time real estate investing and never looked back.

Agostino’s background story is fascinating, and he shares his thoughts on gentrification, what makes a deal super juicy, and why land banks are a great place to find new investments.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Agostino’s path to real estate investing through becoming an accidental landlord and what led him to leave the corporate life for real estate

  • Why everyone needs a mentor in real estate investing

  • The appeal of Midwestern properties and what makes them great investments

  • Two things that make a deal super juicy for Agostino

  • What a land bank is, and why communities want to sell them to locals

  • Gentrification, its impact on the surrounding community, and what Agostino looks for when considering an area’s potential development

  • Ohio’s appeal to investors and unexpected costs that can come up in particular areas

  • One of the hardest things for new investors to understand

  • What a net lease is and how it can be beneficial

  • The hybridization of industrial buildings and what makes industrial real estate a good buy

  • When you need a property manager and the danger zone of property management

  • Agostino’s company, Bulletproof Cashflow, and what it does

  • The biggest problems in real estate today

  • The impact of the book The Shortness of Life has had on his life

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Supporting Resources:

Agostino Pintus’ website – www.agostinopintus.com

YouTube – www.youtube.com/bulletproofcashflow

Facebook – www.facebook.com/bulletproofcashflow

Instagram – www.instagram.com/bulletproofcashflow

LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/Agostinopintus

TikTok – www.tiktok.com/bulletproofcashflow

The Bulletproof Guide to Raising Capital – www.guidetocapital.com

The Bulletproof Guide to Finding a Broker – www.guidetobrokers.com

Bulletproof Cashflow – www.bulletproofcashflow.com

On the Shortness of Life by Seneca – www.amazon.com/Shortness-Life-Penguin-Great-Ideas/dp/0143036327

Website – www.streamlined.properties

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/JonathanGreeneRE/videos

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