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Mistake FREE Real Estate With Marck de Lautour

This podcast is for passive investors looking to listen in on others who've made the mistakes so they don't have too. 

Apr 19, 2021

In this episode, we invite CFO consultant and real estate investor Alastair Beard to take us on his global investment journey. Uncover the keys to investing from afar as Marck and Alastair discuss investing in the US housing market during the global financial crisis. Learn how to do your due diligence when investing from across the world, and how to be realistic when analyzing your returns and diversifying your risks. Alastair also shares some of his biggest regrets in his investment career and the takeaways from those experiences. 



  • Alastair’s investment process during the GFC. 
  • Getting comfortable with being an early adopter.
  • Are you investing out of logic or emotion?
  • The logistics behind doing due diligence.
  • What is a reasonable return when deploying assets?
  • Thoughts on analyzing returns and diversifying risk.
  • Perspectives of a CFO on different sectors of the economy.
  • Biggest takeaways and mistakes from real estate investing. 



“Everybody's looking at the houses in their own block. It's more interesting and I think it's more valuable to lift your eyes and look at bigger opportunities.”



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