28 min

208. One Part of Everything: Foolishness, Luck, and Risk with Eric Nelson Passive Income Unlocked

    • Entrepreneurship

Eric Nelson is the Founding Principal of Wild Oak Capital. He has been investing in real estate for over ten years. Eric and the Wild Oak team provide investment opportunities through multifamily syndication.
 
As a co-owner of a civil engineering firm, Eric's range of skills suits the field of syndication and real estate on both the technical level and client relations side. Eric is also the host of The Real Estate Mindset podcast, where he discusses with industry leaders what it takes to be a successful investor based on continuous personal and professional growth. Eric and his wife Marie have two young boys and love to spend time outdoors at their home in Southwest Colorado.
 
Let’s dive in!



[00:01 - 11:26] Opening Segment
How and why this Engineer became interested in Real Estate Eric and his brother did househacking in college Why Eric didn’t buy into the 401K and stock market in general Eric shares what happened to their very first deals Teaming up with others is tough but meaningful Try out what works best for you Jump and take the leap  
[11:27 - 19:51] Real Estate is infinitely better
Eric’s Engineer background Most Engineers depend on 401K retirement Eric has a best option for early retirement Be more conservative! What resonates most with people Having a safety nest A personal connection  
[19:52 - 26:21] Eric’s syndication business
Where they do like to invest An awesome manager and a solid team What type of properties they look at Eric’s big why for doing real estate Two things Eric loves the most about in this life  
[26:22 - 28:03] Closing Segment 
Final words  
Connect to Eric:
 
Call or text him at 970-946-5147
Visit his website at www.wildoakcapital.com and shoot him an email at eric@wildoakcapital.com
Listen, follow, and subscribe to his podcast The Real Estate Mindset
 
WANT TO LEARN MORE?
 
Connect with me through LinkedIn
 
Or send me an email sujata@luxe-cap.com
 
Visit my website www.luxe-cap.com or my YouTube channel
 
Thanks for tuning in!  
 
If you liked my show, LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW, like, and subscribe!



Tweetable Quotes
 
"Syndication, for me, is the best way to spend my time because it is giving an opportunity to our investors to be in this world. Super passive, and I put all kinds of my skills to use.” - Eric Nelson
 
"You are a steward of other people’s money. You really need to know what you are doing.” - Eric Nelson
 
"Investing money into syndications needs to be extra money above your emergency fund first.” - Eric Nelson
 
"We’re just buying time instead of trading time for money. That’s my long term why” - Eric Nelson

Eric Nelson is the Founding Principal of Wild Oak Capital. He has been investing in real estate for over ten years. Eric and the Wild Oak team provide investment opportunities through multifamily syndication.
 
As a co-owner of a civil engineering firm, Eric's range of skills suits the field of syndication and real estate on both the technical level and client relations side. Eric is also the host of The Real Estate Mindset podcast, where he discusses with industry leaders what it takes to be a successful investor based on continuous personal and professional growth. Eric and his wife Marie have two young boys and love to spend time outdoors at their home in Southwest Colorado.
 
Let’s dive in!



[00:01 - 11:26] Opening Segment
How and why this Engineer became interested in Real Estate Eric and his brother did househacking in college Why Eric didn’t buy into the 401K and stock market in general Eric shares what happened to their very first deals Teaming up with others is tough but meaningful Try out what works best for you Jump and take the leap  
[11:27 - 19:51] Real Estate is infinitely better
Eric’s Engineer background Most Engineers depend on 401K retirement Eric has a best option for early retirement Be more conservative! What resonates most with people Having a safety nest A personal connection  
[19:52 - 26:21] Eric’s syndication business
Where they do like to invest An awesome manager and a solid team What type of properties they look at Eric’s big why for doing real estate Two things Eric loves the most about in this life  
[26:22 - 28:03] Closing Segment 
Final words  
Connect to Eric:
 
Call or text him at 970-946-5147
Visit his website at www.wildoakcapital.com and shoot him an email at eric@wildoakcapital.com
Listen, follow, and subscribe to his podcast The Real Estate Mindset
 
WANT TO LEARN MORE?
 
Connect with me through LinkedIn
 
Or send me an email sujata@luxe-cap.com
 
Visit my website www.luxe-cap.com or my YouTube channel
 
Thanks for tuning in!  
 
If you liked my show, LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW, like, and subscribe!



Tweetable Quotes
 
"Syndication, for me, is the best way to spend my time because it is giving an opportunity to our investors to be in this world. Super passive, and I put all kinds of my skills to use.” - Eric Nelson
 
"You are a steward of other people’s money. You really need to know what you are doing.” - Eric Nelson
 
"Investing money into syndications needs to be extra money above your emergency fund first.” - Eric Nelson
 
"We’re just buying time instead of trading time for money. That’s my long term why” - Eric Nelson

28 min