Property Management

Creative Real Estate Entrepreneurs

“If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world, it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.”

— Bruce Fairchild Barton, co-founder of Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osbo


Creativity is not a scarce resource.  […]

Why Most Single Family Property Managers Suck and What We Can Do About It

According to the 2014 U.S. Census, 43 million Americans are renters (35%). A large portion of these renters rent detached single family homes. Based on my experience as an investor over the past 10 years, working with nearly 100 property managers in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Charlotte, Columbia, and other markets, I’ve come to […]

Secret To Increasing Your Investment Return: Treat Tenants As Customers

“I’d like to make some passive investments. Maybe I should invest in real estate?”

If you are like me, I’m sure friends have told you that real estate is a passive investment. Robert Kiyosaki and others on the real estate investment seminar cycle have worked hard to market this myth.

Yes, it’s […]

How To Identify The Best Tenants

Whether you’re investing in residential, office, or industrial real estate, one of the most important things you or your property manager will do will be selecting your tenants. The quality of your tenant can have a tremendous impact on your properties value. Consider owning a building where you’re able to attract […]

Lifetime Housing Stages & Why The Single Family Home Is The American Dream

Based on person observations and ten years of investment experience, I’ve come to the conclusion that (1) with some exceptions, most people prefer to live in a single family home, and (2) most people will progress through five housing type stages. These housing type stages include: parent’s home, dorm, apartment, duplex or […]