Small Is The New Big, Master Your Investment Universe: Ian Ugarte

Chatting with Ian Ugarte – part owner of Small Is The New Big, consultant and real estate adviser – we’ll follow his journey as he began work as a plumber after high school, his path leading him into teaching before taking on property investing full time.

His success attributed to a life-altering seminar on positive cash flow investing, you’ll discover how this marathon-running Master of the Universe (MOTU) grew up in a loving family (albeit with a chauvinistic mindset) whose support has propelled him to achieve his goals.

Hit play and learn how to know the difference between a good and bad investment property and be inspired to save for your own first deposit!

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In this episode, here’s what you’ll learn:

  • 01:21

    What does Ian Ugarte do in any given day.

  • 03:06

    As a property investor, consultant and real estate adviser he also works with his wife Christine in their company Small Is The New Big.

  • 06:43

    Where Ugarte grew up, he initially entered into the plumbing profession on completing high school.

  • 07:54

    With the instrumental aid of his parents, he saved to buy his first property on a very small salary.

  • 16:38

    Ugarte’s journey on the progression of his career.

  • 19:26

    How he got into property investing full time.

  • 24:13

    What helped Ugarte to learn an important personal lesson.

  • 30:10

    The game-changing moment that changed Ugarte’s way of thinking around his property investing journey.

Show Notes and Credits:

Thanks a million for checking out this episode! Below are the websites and other tidbits that were mentioned in today’s podcast with Ian Ugarte. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment  below and I’ll respond right away!

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This episode was produced by Alex Cooper with narrations and interviews conducted by Tyrone Shum.

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