Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing with Jonathan Greene

078: How to Create Money Ripples with Real Estate with Chris Miles


Traditionally, we’ve all heard the advice to invest in our 401(k)s, Roth IRAs, and other standard investment vehicles. But what if we told you it won’t be enough in retirement? Real estate is one investment option that can help you achieve the results you’re looking for.

On this episode of Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing, Jonathan’s guest is Chris Miles, a self-described anti-financial advisor who wants to help you create money ripples with real estate. Chris is a cash flow expert, and his company, Money Ripples, specializes in getting his clients fast financial results.

You’ll hear what caused Chris Miles to realize that mainstream financial advice sucks, why the tangibility of real estate is so valuable, and why his first real estate investment made him realize it can help you get everything you want. Chris also explains how he defines passive income, helps his clients maximize cash flow, and why he feels so much freer now than he did as a licensed financial advisor.

With his background as a former licensed financial advisor, Chris Miles is uniquely positioned to offer real estate as an investing alternative that can produce impressive results.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Why sitting down to help his dad caused Chris Miles to realize mainstream financial advice sucks

  • Real estate’s role in creating a better financial and retirement plan with passive income

  • The tangibility of real estate and the gravity of realizing you own an asset but never banking on its appreciation

  • Chris’s first exposure to real estate as an adult and what he realized about real estate investing

  • His first real estate investment and why it made him realize estate real estate can help you get everything you want

  • How Chris defines passive income

  • What he does to maximize cash flow for his clients and the best cash flow assets in real estate

  • The reason real estate is a safer investment than the stock market, the assets that are suffering most in real estate right now, and some that may be great opportunities

  • Why Chris feels so much freer now than he did as a licensed financial advisor

  • How he gets his clients started in investing the right way

  • The one asset he would advise people to choose right now

  • Passive investing and the ability to invest anywhere

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