Furlo Capital Real Estate Podcast

Furlo Capital Real Estate Podcast

A conversational podcast between James and Jessi Furlo that dives into the intricacies of passive real estate investing. Our mission is to equip people to invest wisely in both property and residents so that, together, we can build wealth and improve housing.

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May 22, 2024 30 mins

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In this episode, we explore the detailed process of tenant screening, emphasizing the importance of early-stage defense in investing. We discuss valuable lessons from our first tenants, and share our 'Solid Screening Method,' an acronym for systematic, objective, lawful, interested, and discerning tenant selection. Learn how our process helps identify responsible tenants, ...

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In this episode, we delve into the specifics of 1031 exchanges in real estate investment. This detailed discussion covers the basics of how a 1031 exchange works, its history, and the crucial timelines and rules investors need to adhere to. We explore various scenarios and discuss important concepts like the identification period, exchange period, boot, upleg, and downleg properties. O...

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In this episode, we delve into the complexities of real estate investment, focusing on taxes, depreciation, and the strategy of 1031 exchanges. James shares a personal experience about considering selling a property and the tax implications involved, explaining the benefits of 1031 exchanges, how depreciation factors into taxes, and strategies to minimize tax liabilities. The disc...

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In this episode, we delve into the challenging aspects of being landlords, including evicting a non-paying tenant. James shares his journey to the courthouse to file for eviction, emphasizing the importance of the eviction process, tenant communication, and how such situations are handled legally. This episode encapsulates the realities of real estate investment, the landlord-tenan...

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In this episode of the Furlo Capital Real Estate Podcast, we share their journey into passive real estate investing, focusing on our second property purchase, a duplex. We delve into the concept of 'wake up money' taught in a class by our agent and friend Lee, which inspired us to use a Roth IRA for a down payment. The discussion also covers our approach to investment anal...

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In this episode of the Furlo Capital Real Estate Podcast, we explore the five levels of investing outlined in Robert Kiyosaki’s book Cashflow Quadrant. We discuss how each level impacts wealth accumulation, the impact of actively managing investments, and highlight the substantial impact of financial education.


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In this episode, we examine a potential real estate investment opportunity: an 18-unit property owned by a nonprofit. We discuss the financials, challenges, and a creative financing solution to make the deal work. We also examine various aspects of the deal, such as rent subsidies, seller financing, and operational expenses.


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In this episode, we dive into the significance of property management in real estate investing. We emphasize the necessity of asking the right questions when evaluating a property manager, which is crucial for both direct investors and those considering passive investment opportunities. We draw from a comprehensive list of 196 questions and focus on 11 key questions about property...

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We discuss a recent real estate investment opportunity involving a single-family home. The current owner faces financial difficulties and pre-foreclosure, owing a significant amount to the bank. We delve into the complexities of dealing with multiple loans, the negotiation process with the homeowner, and the plan to help the homeowner avoid foreclosure by purchasing the property.

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In this episode, we delve into an intriguing real estate investment opportunity – a former roller rink. Located just north of Corvallis, OR, and boasting a substantial 12,800 square feet of space across two floors, this property sits on 1.3 acres along Highway 99. Despite its current dilapidated state, we’re excited by the potential for creative transformation. We explore various futur...

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In this episode, we start out by sharing a fun shower repair story. We also discuss three distinct quotes by Seth Godin. The first quote is about cost versus price, highlighting how cost holds more weight as it combines both initial investments and ongoing maintenance. Another quote we explore is about stretching boundaries to grow and become resilient. The episode ends with a discussion on freedom, fairness, and equality in the in...

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In this episode, we discuss the concept of minimum investments and why they are set at certain amounts. We offer detailed explanations about the concept of accredited and non-accredited investors as defined by the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), and discuss the qualifications that need to be met to become an accredited investor. The discussion also touches upon the importance of understanding one's personal financial st...

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It’s episode 10! To celebrate, we share our top 10 hacks for effective and efficient real estate investing. These are highly specific tricks of the trade we’ve learned over the years. You’re not going to read about any of these in a typical “invest in real estate” blog post or video. For example, we talk about yard signs, master key systems, and the implications of following the 1% rule. This 10th episode is good!

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We share their real-life experiences and top 10 lessons learned from investing in real estate, including tips like treating tenants well, understanding legalities, being prepared for repairs and turnovers, and maintaining financial reserves. We emphasize the need for emotional resilience and patience, as real estate investing is a long-term game. We also briefly touch upon the challenges and setbacks we faced while managing our pro...

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This is episode part 2 of 2. We keep delving into the world of real estate by talking about a second motel purchase. This one is next to a river and in a quaint cottage area.  We discuss in detail the pros, cons, and quirks of this property. We also examine the importance of valuations and look into possible strategies for successful remote management. By sharing our experience, we hope to offer valuable insights into the sometimes...

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This is episode part 1 of 2, where we unravel the complex world of real estate investing. We talk about our day fixing property damages, working with tenants, and facing challenges along the way. We also cover the hardship of investing in a condemned motel and converting it into residential units. Listen along as we explore evaluating distressed properties and transforming them into profitable investments, and potential synergies w...

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In this episode of the Furlo Capital Real Estate Podcast, James and his wife Jessi talk about steps to evaluate a real estate investment opportunity with a specific focus on the deal sponsor. They discuss the importance of having a list of questions to help passive real estate investors identify a good deal. They also share their experience with a particular investment and touch upon trustworthiness, communication, and investment s...

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James and Jessi discuss the importance of everyday investments in assets. Tying their personal experiences of the day with deeper thoughts about asset accumulation, they explore strategies to make your assets work harder for you, whether that's through physical improvements or scrutinizing your portfolio. They also discuss an inspirational quote from Seth Godin about creating something valuable every day. This episode emphasize...

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January 17, 2024 25 mins

The main focus of our conversation revolves around a piece of land we purchased, which we picked up with some warehouses. We discuss potential strategies involving this asset, such as potentially leasing, selling or undertaking a project on the land.

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// Let's build your wealth and improve housing, together.

I'm James Furlo. I live in Oregon, where I help people invest in real estate passively. Over t...

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We dive into their very first real estate investment purchase. We describe the property and its specifications. We discuss the ups and downs they faced from purchasing to selling, such as dealing with problem tenants, going through the eviction process, and undergoing a property renovation. We also reveal lessons learned on tenant screening, budget management, and property value increase. Toward the end, we share the financial metr...

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