The Value of Partnerships with Cody Laughlin and Brian Alfaro
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Our guest for today is a team, Cody Laughlin and Brian Alfaro. They are managing partners in Blue Oak Capital, real estate entrepreneurs, and both have years of experience to leverage on. 

Let’s dive right in and learn from Cody and Brian on how we can get insight into what long-term wealth really is about.

[00:01 – 06:18] Opening Segment 

  • We introduce our guest, Cody Laughlin & Brian Alfaro
  • Cody talks about his background
  • Brian talks about his background

[06:19 – 13:28] The Focus on Flight to Quality Assets

  • Coming to the table with enough reserves or CAPEX
  • Buying right and doing due diligence
  • What’s their worst investing advice? 

[13:29 – 24:28] Real Estate Is Always Appreciating, Right?

  • They talk about the topic of options when purchasing in a upcycle
  • Discovering deals that may be better as long term debt 
  • Fundamentals in underwriting

[24:29 – 34:03] How have you shifted, or have you shifted?

  • Around the US, Brokers holding the keys
  • Being the goto and becoming the 1st call for a deal
  • Get that track record without overpaying

[34:04 – 44:19] Perspective Of Passive Investor and Closing Segment

  • Looking at the track record of the sponsorship team
  • Looking at the professional team
  • Being the ultimate skeptic

Cody's and Brian's book recommendations:

Then One Thing

The Miracle Morning

Connect with Cody and Brian! See the links below.

Final thoughts

Tweetable Quotes:

“It's a long-term game. You have to build these relationships. It starts with one piece at a time and it's not going to just happen with a phone call.” – Cody Laughlin

“I would say, you know, if you're a passive investor, be the ultimate skeptic. I mean, question everything" – Brian Alfaro

Resources Mentioned:

Go to their LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram pages to connect. Visit their Website, YouTube, and Podcast

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