Real Opportunities vs Shiny Objects with Cody Laughlin

Feb 10, 2021 | Podcast

Join Daniel Nickles and Chris Thompson with their guest Cody Laughlin, a Managing Partner of Blue Oak Capital, as they speak about the opportunities in multifamily investing and the opportunities that you’re better off not engaging. In this episode, Cody tells us a thing or two about shiny objects for investors and entrepreneurs and how some of these attractive ventures may prove to be distractions later on. For him, it’s imperative to focus on where your skillset should be invested in the world of real estate. He believes that ones’ success in real estate is 80% on the mindset. Catch all of those and other significant points from this episode as you tune in.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Studying about investments and beating the system.
  • Not all opportunities advance you to your end goal!
  • The importance of mindset and learning from everything – be it success or failure.
  • Why is multifamily needed, and what does the demand mean for investors?
  • The control in multifamily investments that you don’t have in other ventures.

About Cody Laughlin:

Cody Laughlin is a real estate entrepreneur, podcaster, and meetup host with ten years of real estate investing experience. His focus is on acquiring cash flow producing real estate with a special focus on value-add, multifamily assets.

Cody is the founder of the “Prosperity Through Multifamily Real Estate Investing” podcast and the Space City Multifamily Meetup. He works alongside other investors through syndication to acquire multifamily assets and is currently invested in 128 units.

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