197: Smart Investments and Thriving Through Shifting Markets With Lane Kawaoka

Big Mike Fund Podcast
Big Mike Fund Podcast
197: Smart Investments and Thriving Through Shifting Markets With Lane Kawaoka

In this captivating podcast episode, we sit down with Lane Kawaoka, a real estate expert, mentor, and podcast host. Lane has managed over $2.1 billion in assets and helps families make wise investments. Through his popular podcast, SimplePassiveCashflow.com, Lane shares the secrets of building wealth like the rich.

Lane is in charge of a whopping 10,000 properties spread across different places. He’s really good at finding great investments and teaching others about them, challenging the usual way people think about work and success.

Lane’s journey started after working for 12 years as a Civil/Industrial Engineer. He made a big change, leaving his engineering job to become a full-time investor. He began his investing adventure in 2009, buying a property in rainy Seattle. He learned the importance of making steady money through ‘Cashflow Investing’ rather than relying on unpredictable ‘appreciation investing.’

His portfolio grew even more with 11 single-family rentals in places like Birmingham and Atlanta. Nowadays, Lane invests in different assets like apartments and mobile homes. He’s also focused on helping with the need for affordable housing across the country.

Join us as Lane talks about many aspects of real estate. He explores how the multifamily space is changing and how there are lots of opportunities. Lane thinks about whether it’s smarter to build new properties or wait for the right time. He also talks about a smart business trick to make properties worth more money. Taking calculated risks for better profits is another topic, as well as Lane’s prediction that interest rates might go down in a year and a half. Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation and opportunity to gain wisdom and strategies for real estate success!


00:23 – Guest Intro: Lane Kawaoka

03:09 – Shifting opportunities in multifamily

05:25 – Extra supply of product

11:24 – Invest in new construction or sit and wait

22:32 – Getting your expected valuation

28:41 – To generate high returns you have to take on risk

31:22 – What’s interesting this year

35:44 – Interest rates should come down in a year and a half

39:34 – Outro

If you found this episode substantial and want to dig deeper into real estate, or maybe you want to discover better investment opportunities, be sure to check out www.tempofunding.com.


Website: https://simplepassivecashflow.com/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lanekawaoka/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simplepassivecashflow/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX1ZU4WejBYUwvdGbBHOWzQ

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SimplePassiveCashFlow/

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