Weekly interviews with successful property management entrepreneurs

Get tools you need to build a more profitable property management business.

Blog Archives

The Power of Masterminding With Steve Welty

Today, I’m talking with Steve Welty, the owner of Good Life Property Management which is based in San Diego. After selling his share in another property management firm in 2013, Steve started Good Life with the goal of providing the highest level of customer service and best customer experience in the industry. In the years […]


Growth vs Profit: Debating w/ a Marketer, Operator and CPA

Today we’re taking the Profit vs Growth head on in a lively debate between a marketer, a CPA and a growth minded property management entrepreneur. Should you focus on doors, dollars, EBIDTA? Check out this royal rumble with Alex Osenenko, Greg Crabtree and Brad Larsen on Profit versus Growth. Subscribe on iTunes Topics covered: (01:30) […]


From Broke to Bootstrapping Renters Warehouse with Brenton Hayden

Today, I’m talking with Brenton Hayden, the founder of Renters Warehouse and a true OG in the property management industry. Before there were rollup plays like HomeRiver, before VCs were dropping tens of millions to back companies like mine, before anyone in high finance could even be bothered to think about little old property management, […]


Maintaining Quality at Scale with Leah Slaughter

Today, I’m talking with Leah Slaughter of OmniKey Realty. We’re going to talk shop about what makes them unique, and how they have grown to scale, while still maintaining a personal touch. Subscribe on iTunes Topics covered:   (00:34) – Background leading up to today (00:38) – Leah shares how she got started in the […]


Haters Unite! The Next VC-Backed Property Manager is Here with Doug Brien

Today, I’m talking with Doug Brien, the CEO and Co-Founder of Mynd, a venture-backed property management company that allows landlords and tenants access to real-time data about their properties. They’ve raised over $35 million and currently manage more than 2,100 doors across California. Before founding Mynd, Doug was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Waypoint […]


The Rise and Fall of Castle Property Management with Max Nussenbaum

Today, I’m talking with Max Nussenbaum, the former CEO of Castle, a property management startup in Detroit that was using technology to change the game. At their peak, they had raised $4 million from investors and grew to be Michigan’s second-largest PM company, but in January of 2018 they winded down the business. In this […]


How to Grow Fast and Survive with John Plocher

Today, I’m talking with John Plocher, the Chairman and CEO of Northpoint Asset Management, a professional Real Estate Investment & Management Company with 25 offices across the U.S. Northpoint represents nearly $1 billion in assets and its members and partners have engaged in approximately $150 million of real estate investments. In today’s episode, you’ll learn […]


Justin Bajema on How to Obtain More Freedom in Your Business

Today, I’m talking with Justin Bajema, the Founder and President of Access Property Management Group in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Justin started buying property during the housing crisis, but pretty quickly, discovered a lack of professional management options, which lead him to start his own shop. And today, Access Property Management is managing over 400 units […]


Mike Paton on The Entrepreneurial Operating System

Today, I am talking with Mike Paton.  Paton helps lead over 200 EOS Implementers and has conducted more than 1000 full day EOS sessions with leadership teams of more than 100 entrepreneurial companies.   He’s spent a lifetime learning from entrepreneurs, and spends all of his time as an author, award winning speaker, certified EOS […]