Black and Brown Make Green

A financial empowerment podcast to inspire, inform, and encourage young and mid-career professionals to manage their money with confidence.


27: Overcoming adversity to be your own boss featuring Lori Goto of Encore Real Estate

April is financial literacy month. Financial Literacy month is all about increasing your financial knowledge, and we reached out to a real estate expert, Lori Goto, to share her extensive knowledge on this episode. Lori Goto is the broker/owner of Encore Real Estate, and she has been in the real estate field for over 15 years. Lori shares strategies for first time home buyers, real estate investors, real estate agents to be, and more in this episode.

Lori Goto has been working in real estate for over 15 years. She was in the 10M dollar club with her previous firm, meaning she sold over $10M worth of real estate in one year, and she topped 15M in sales in the following year. She was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, has been featured on HGTV, and has numerous real estate certifications and awards. And did I mention she is the founder and owner of Encore Real Estate? She has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to real estate. She bravely shares her story of being evicted multiple times to eventually become the owner of a real estate brokerage. Lori is a true inspiration to the Asian community and to all others as well.

In This Episode We Discuss

  • How Lori Goto was able to break a cycle of poverty to build wealth for her family
  • How to navigate the current real estate market
  • How to prepare to purchase your first home
  • The importance of home ownership
  • Resources for minorities, veterans, low-income, and first-time home buyers

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