Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing with Jonathan Greene

063: How to Achieve Next-Level Income with Chris Larsen


Taking a mindful approach to real estate and really understanding your market can help set you apart from other investors. The better your understanding, the better your investments will be.

On this episode of Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing, Jonathan welcomes guest Chris Larsen, founder of Next-Level Income. With his experience in real estate syndication, Chris has a wealth of knowledge about finding smart investments. You’ll hear how demographics influenced his early investing decisions, the three rules he follows when choosing investment properties, where new investors can find promising opportunities, and why passive income may not be quite as passive as you think.

Chris Larsen founded Next-Level Income after spending 18 years in the medical device industry. He wanted to teach others how he gained financial independence and how they can do the same. Chris is the author of Next-Level Income, How to Make, Keep, and Grow Your Money Using the ‘Holy Grail of Real Estate’ and teaches a course called The Six Figures of Passive Income Roadmap.

This is a must-listen episode if you’re interested in investing options outside the box.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Chris Larsen’s background, his introduction to real estate, and what prompted him to become an investor

  • How demographics influenced Chris’ initial investments and the three rules he follows when choosing investments

  • The formula he uses to find syndication investments

  • The questions you need to ask to determine if a property is an asset you want to own

  • Why senior housing offers a lot of investing opportunities right now

  • Industries Chris likes to invest in and the returns he looks for

  • What Chris’ company, Next-Level Income, offers to people who want to find investment opportunities

  • His ideal investor as a syndicator and why it isn’t for everyone

  • The definition of passive income and why it may not be as passive as you think

  • Where Chris is investing now and how insurance rates have impacted some investment locales

  • His advice for new investors

  • Chris’ course, how it works, and how you can find it

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