Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing with Jonathan Greene

045: How to Get Bulletproof Cashflow with Agostino Pintus


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

Follow and Review:

We’d love for you to follow us if you haven’t yet. Click that purple ‘+’ in the top right corner of your Apple Podcasts app. We’d love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast.

If you enjoyed this episode, we’ve created a PDF that has all of the key information for you from the episode. Just go to the episode page at to download it.

Supporting Resources:

Agostino Pintus’ website –

YouTube –

Facebook –

Instagram –

LinkedIn –

TikTok –

The Bulletproof Guide to Raising Capital –

The Bulletproof Guide to Finding a Broker –

Bulletproof Cashflow –

On the Shortness of Life by Seneca –

Website –

YouTube –

Instagram –

Instagram –

TikTok –

Zillow –

Bigger Pockets –

Facebook –

Email –   

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *