Real estate is undoubtedly one of the most profitable and thriving industries out there

Especially if you are looking to achieve financial independence! It offers a wide variety of ways to invest actively and passively. If you are new to real estate investing and FI, and seek the proper guidance from experts, you are in the right place.

Welcome to Invest2FI, hosted by Craig Curelop and Zeona McIntyre. In this series, we talk with real-life house hackers, real estate (and other!) investors and real people on a mission to become financially independent.

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Invest2FI Podcast


  • ITF 7 | Real Estate
      What do you get when you have a real estate investor, a part-time architect, and a cool mother of 2 kids inside one person? You get Anette Talie – founder of Talie Investments and the host of Real Estate Deal Closers Show Podcast. Anette Talie only has a simple goal – to obtain financial freedom and to travel the world with her family. Realizing her goals, she started investing in multifamily properties. She bought
  • ITF 6 | Real Estate Properties
      Do you have what it takes to be a SheeksFreak? Well, today’s guest is a self-proclaimed SheeksFreak as he has been achieving financial independence by owning multifamily, single-family, Airbnb, and BRRRRs properties both in and out of state! Dan Sheeks has also been successfully balancing mentoring students about the idea of financial independence and investing in real estate – making it all look effortless! If you want to start on real estate investing, definitely
  •   As we all know, real estate can be very profitable but it doesn’t mean that the process is necessarily easy. Today’s guest also faced difficulties but he successfully pulled off his first house hack and now owns 3 properties. Zac Collins is a software engineer who is also a real estate agent and investor. He stumbled upon the idea of real estate investing and thought to give it a try. Now, he has his


Zeona McIntyre

From 50k in debt to Financially Free in 2 years with Airbnb! Zeona McIntyre has been an Airbnb host since 2012. After many years of being a Short-Term Rental Property Manager & Consultant, she has transitioned to selling Real Estate to investors looking to house hack or live for free. She is an avid Real Estate Investor owning & managing multiple homes, all on a short-term basis. She teaches others how to create automated hosting businesses and how to invest through unique strategies. Zeona has been to 47 countries, and in non-Covid years, she would spend half the year in Boulder, Colorado and the other half traveling the world as an international pet and house sitter. Learn more here:

Craig Curelop

Craig Curelop went from a net worth of negative $30,000 to financially independent in just 2.5 years. Now, with his financial independence he has fun building a team of investor-friendly real estate agents at The FI Team, helping others achieve financial independence as he did. When he’s not slaying dragons with his newfound money mustache, he is rocking podcasts episodes, generating valuable content for FIRE learners everywhere, and living the biohacker good life in Colorado and Idaho with his fiancée.

From College Student to Financially Independent in 2 years with Airbnb!


What our Listeners say


Two award winning hosts, rock star guests, and succinct actionable insights!
Q: When does 1+1 = 3, 4, or seemingly ∞?

A: When two award-winning rock stars co-host a discussion on achieving #FinancialFreedom!

As a #solopreneur and prior #podcast host, it was a sincere privilege for Craig Curelop & Zeona McIntyre to orchestrate a look back over my past decade as a passive investor, filled with dozens of succinct takeaways.

Dan Sheeks

Great stuff!
Craig and Zeona give great advice and ask great questions of their guests. One of the best new podcasts I’ve come across in a while. Highly recommend!”


The FI Team podcast kills it!
If you are interested in real estate investing, house hacking, short term rentals or reaching financial independence through real estate investing, this podcast is for you! Investing in real estate doesn’t have to be scary, and this podcast breaks it down step by step with new and experienced investors, in the least intimidating way. Start with your first house and buy a property every year with ease, and let this podcast inspire and teach you along the way. Thanks guys for all the hard work you’ve put into these shows!!”