TGCI 220: Quitting her corporate job to invest in Mobile Home Parks

The Gold Collar Investor

13-02-2023 • 25 mins

In today's show, Pancham interviews Charlotte Dunford - Managing Partner of Johns Creek Capital, an investment managing company focusing on mobile home park investments.

Charlotte graduated from the Georgia School of Technology with a business degree in analytics and technology. She is also a certified associate in project management and speaks fluent Mandarin.

Let us know more about how her strong drive and taking the risk to quit her corporate job in 2019 led her to succeed in building her own company and have a total investor subscription of over $5M.

Listen and enjoy the show!

Quote:

"Because, for me, time is money. The longer I was on the wrong track per se in the corporate world, the less time I've left for myself in the right track. So, I just decided to quit."

Timestamped Shownotes:

  • 0:34 - Pancham introduces Charlotte Dunford
  • 1:52 - Charlotte on how she started her investing journey
  • 4:41 - Realizing that she needs to quit her corporate job
  • 6:50 - Charlotte's struggle in making that tough decision
  • 8:44 - What is a mobile home park?
  • 15:08 - How do you classify mobile home parks?
  • 17:45 - Buy right using the parameters
  • 21:54 - Go for mobile home parks investment but not on the mobile home itself
  • 23:26 - Charlotte's advice for people starting their investing journey
  • 24:13 - How can you connect with Charlotte

3 Key Points:

  1. Calculate risk and choose a career path for yourself.
  2. The longer you are on the wrong track, the less time you have in the right direction.
  3. Choose a sector where you can implement a blue ocean strategy where there are not a lot of competitors.

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