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Maximizing Your Property Value

Maximizing Your Property Value

By John Stiles
It is a common saying among real estate investors that you make money when you buy, not when you sell.
While this catchy phrase has value, it fails to convey how easy it is to lose money through poor property management and the lack of a good business plan.

In Maximizing Your Property Value we explore best practices that are essential for property managers and asset managers to know and understand.
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MYPV E32 - Specific & Consistent With Special Guest Kyle Mitchell

Maximizing Your Property Value

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Networking In A Virtual World
=== Sign up for the NREC Virtual Experience on Oct 22-24. Find out more at www.NREConference.com === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
26:38
October 21, 2020
MYPV E40 - Systems First - With Israel Garavito
Israel Garavito                                          Founding Partner  Legion Real Estate   Israel is a founding partner of Legion Real Estate, a real estate investment syndication company in the twin cities.     Additionally, he is a managing partner of Falstaff Holdings, a real estate investment and property management company with the majority of its portfolio in Mexico.     After graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2007, he began his real estate career in franchising, where finding good locations is a major bottleneck for expansion.  In 2008, as national franchise sales manager and later director of operations of for Mexico, he oversaw the search, negotiation and lease, buildout, opening and subsequent operation of 42 stores over a 4 year period. He and two partners also owned and managed 6 of those stores.  Israel was later hired as CEO by a well-backed Mexican franchise to design its franchise, legal, operational and administrative frameworks in the USA.  In mid-2014, after the company was up and running with 6 stores in the US in Venice Beach, downtown Los Angeles, CA, Houston, TX and Dallas, TX, the opportunity arose to take over the family business, so he moved back to Mexico as its managing director.     Since then, with smart acquisitions, some sales and many operational and administrative changes, the business’s income has tripled and the value of its portfolio almost doubled.  Most recently, Falstaff Holdings purchased a blighted 16 unit apartment building in the heart of Mexico City and remodeled it into a modern, business-oriented 24-suite hotel. The company has a mix of residential single and multi-family, Airbnb, boutique, vacation and industrial properties in Mexico and Minnesota.     ===   Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog ===   Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/  ===   Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/  ===   John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:30:38
June 29, 2020
MYPV E39 - Equipping landlords and tenants for successful housing. With special guest Sue Speakman-Gomez
Sue Speakman-Gomez has been the President of Minnesota's HousingLink since 2010.  Previously she was the Community Relations Manager at HousingLink. In her role, she steers the organization—which was founded in 1999-- toward its mission to "improve people's lives through information expanding their affordable rental options."  With a staff of 8, HousingLink provides the most comprehensive rental housing information in Minnesota. There were 1.4 million searches for affordable housing in Minnesota through their website in 2019.  She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a B.A. in American Studies, and has operated 26-units of market rate rental housing since 1999. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
56:12
June 5, 2020
MYPV E38 - Routines For Success - With Special Guest Robert Benenate
Robert Benenate, a New Orleans native, with over 30 years of construction and renovation experience, he has influenced major projects, most recently a 1.7 MM condo conversion project.  Seeing a change in the market, Robert seized the opportunity to begin a career in commercial and multi family management for the last 8 years, Robert has been the regional vice president of development and management to a 600 door portfolio, valued at over 100MM In this short time and he has helped achieve unprecedented growth and increased revenue nearly doubling the portfolio's value. In the past, Robert has managed portfolios up to 7,000 units in six states before his present portfolio managing maintenance, construction crews and property management staff.  Robert has a deep passion for real estate and is a certified FEMA inspector as well. He has learned the business from the ground up, flipping houses and house hacking a Katrina damaged property. A hard working individual, Roberts unchanging passion to real estate, is demonstrated in every aspect of his daily life.  Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
54:00
May 22, 2020
MYPV E37 - Invest In Your Investment, With Special Guest Scott Ficek
Scott Ficek, a Minnesota Real Estate broker, has been buying and managing investment property since 2001. He has as many duplexes, 4-plexes, townhouses, single family houses and even commercial properties throughout Minneapolis and surrounding Minnesota communities. As a result of managing all these rental properties himself, he is an invaluable resource for his investor clients. Prior to real estate, Scott was the Director of Information Technology for Caribou Coffee and Mesaba Airlines in the Twin Cities. He graduated with a Finance degree from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and lives in Independence with his wife, Amanda, and their 3 kids. https://rentalmanagementguys.com/ === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:00:49
May 15, 2020
Minneapolis Multifamily Market Update - May 2020
Check out the full webinar hosted by the Minnesota Real Estate Journal here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtIYC85-82M&t=14s
05:43
May 13, 2020
MYPV E36 - Budgeting & Tracking With Special Guest Kara Frank
Kara Frank, partner in Twin Realty Investment Company, is an experienced real estate professional who delivers superior personal attention, flexibility and customization to her clients. Kara combines her work of managing a successful portfolio of multifamily and commercial properties with strategic partnerships with other industry professionals to provide flexible commercial real estate services. About Kara Professional Experience A proven track record of property and asset      management and leasing. Extensive experience with neighborhood retail,      suburban office and office-industrial properties. Broad base of real estate knowledge and active      member of real estate industry associations (CPM designation; ULI, IREM,      MNCAR and MHA member) Possess wide range of functional building      knowledge and extensive network of vendors helping clients to solve issues      quickly and make informed decisions. Kara is busy chasing her two active children! She and her husband love to run the lakes, take power yoga classes, walk the neighborhood with their two furry children, Punky and Stanley and take bike rides on one of Minneapolis' amazing trails.  Kara also serves on the board of Oak Ridge Country club, is a member of the board of directors for her college sorority Alpha Omicron Pi managing the facility, is an active volunteer at the JCC's Early Childhood Center, sits on the steering committee for the Anti Defamation League and is the Co-Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Development Diversity initiative program.  === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:01:46
May 1, 2020
MYPV E35 - The Plan Is Worth Nothing With Special Guest Brian Briscoe
Brian is a principal and founding member of the real estate investment firm Four Oaks Capital, LLC.  He is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and brings years of leadership and management experience to his real estate investments. As a Marine officer, he has proven his ability to plan, lead, and effectively accomplish missions in both training and combat situations. He has earned graduate degrees from both the University of Utah and Naval Postgraduate School and is currently stationed at the Pentagon. He has actively invested in real estate since 2007. Brian is an "Advisor" in Michael Blank's Deal Maker Mastermind and a member of Michael's "Elite Investor Club." A couple take aways from this show: Talk to the owners of the neighboring properties to ask them how business is going. What do they think about the property you are buying? When looking for a property manager, contractor or insurance agent Secret shop Ask for references When you take over a property it’s a good idea to do a tenant survey. Ask what improvements the tenants would like to see. You can do this with multiple choice options of things you are actually considering doing. When the tenants see improvements at the property they will recognize that you are responsive and that you care. Be active in reaching out to tenants to identify issues at the property. When you’re getting quotes from contractors be sure to ask a lot of questions. Ask what it includes and doesn’t include. Ask what could happen that would cause the expense to go up? Ask what would be the worst case scenario. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:12:20
April 24, 2020
MYPV E34 - Managing Large Renovations With Special Guest Joseph Bramante
Joseph Bramante is the Co-Founder of TriArc Real Estate Partners, a wholly integrated multifamily investment company with the goal of acquiring over 20,000 units in the next 10 years. • Joseph graduated with his bachelor's degree in Civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University and spent 5 years working for ExxonMobil in their capital project division. • His multifamily real estate investing started in 2011 when he purchased his first multifamily property, sight unseen, all while working as a business team lead for ExxonMobil in Papua New Guinea. • Shortly thereafter, Joseph joined a local real estate education club where he met his business partners, Carrie Breneman and Deborah Newsome • Together they grew a portfolio of over 1100 units and have increased the NOI on average by over 80% within 48 months on every property they have acquired. Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:19:49
April 17, 2020
MYPV E33 - Success Is Not Optional
This is why I must succeed! === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
35:35
April 10, 2020
MYPV E32 - Specific & Consistent With Special Guest Kyle Mitchell
Kyle Mitchell is a real estate entrepreneur who has a focus on Multifamily Syndication and currently has $17MM AUM. He is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Limitless Estates, who’s vision is to provide A class living to lower income housing by putting the residents first and instilling a sense of community while inspiring others to do the same.  Kyle is also the co-host of the weekly real estate podcast, Passive Income through Multifamily RealEstate, where he speaks with various experts in the real estate industry to help educate and create clarity for passive investors.  With a background in operations, management and logistics, he has overseen multi-million dollar businesses and has a passion in doing the same in the multifamily syndication space. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
43:54
April 3, 2020
MYPV E31 - Not Passive Investing With Special Guest Michael Roeder
Michael Roeder is a Principal at Granite Towers Equity Group. Michael oversees all aspects of property operations including asset management, overseeing the property management teams,  renovation projects and investor relations. Michael currently resides in the state of MN and obtained a bachelors of science degree from St. Cloud State University. He is married and has two young daughters. Michael has been investing in real estate starting in 2009. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
51:11
March 27, 2020
MYPV E30 - Above And Beyond With Special Guest Scott Haubrich
A Minnesota native with more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry, Scott Haubrich prides himself in providing the very best service to clients, using his in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, and effective negotiation skills including resources like a high-quality professional network and the latest technologies that efficiently extends the range of his services. These are the hallmarks of how he works, and BuyRentSell.com, LLC is essentially all about putting clients first; by keeping himself accessible, being a good listener and a good communicator, as well as responding quickly to their needs, clients have discovered the benefits of working with a true real estate professional. Whether it's finding the dream home you've always wanted or making your property for sale stand out in today's crowded marketplace, Scott Haubrich and the Haubrich Homes Team will help you achieve it. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
48:23
March 20, 2020
MYPV E29 - Monthly Maintenance Inspections With Special Guest Todd Dexheimer
Todd Dexheimer and his companies have purchased, renovated and sold well over 700 units, ranging from single family homes, duplexes, multi-family properties, mobile homes, raw land and a ski resort. His focus is on value add Multi-family  syndication in emerging markets. Todd and his team have purchased Multi-family buildings in 5 states and holds over $35million of real estate. Todd has raised over $15 million in private equity and has provided his private investors with double digit returns on every investment. Todd also hosts the podcast Pillars of Wealth Creation, where he interviews successful business leaders along with coaching those that are interested in stepping up their investment game. Find out more at www.venturedproperties.com === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:10:39
March 14, 2020
MYPV E28 - The Numbers Don't Lie - Featuring Special Guest Kelli Johanson
Ideal Property Investments is a Real Estate Investment and Property Management Brokerage privately owned, and operated, by Kelli Johanson. An Iowa native, Kelli comes from a long line of entrepreneurs who made their names farming the fields of North Central Iowa. Her work ethic is farm-girl strong, as she learned from the best, while witnessing her parents, and grandparents, labor the land. The desire to build, create, and grow something is as much a part of her DNA as is her eye color. Growing-up an only child, Kelli found innovative ways to play. In retrospect, it was during those years she began developing her interest in real estate; whether it was playing house in the barn, turning the picnic table into a fort, or constantly rearranging the furniture in her room; it was clear, from an early age, real estate was going to pave its way into her future. Just out of high school, Kelli moved to the Twin Cities where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas. While carrying a full class schedule, she also worked full-time as a Corporate Accountant, where she applied the methods she learned to the madness she ensued. Kelli loves a good spreadsheet, especially when it balances…it makes her feel Ideal! Kelli’s love for numbers, coupled with her evolving passion for real estate, inevitably merged when, approximately 20 years ago, she invested in her very first rental property. It’s been an Ideal investment for her and she’s since added a few more to her nest. Fast-forward a few years, having gained the experience from having successfully bought, managed, and sold several investment properties, Kelli found it only natural to attain her real estate license and ‘Open For Business’! Since then she’s assisted hundreds of clients who have benefited from The Ideal Approach. Kelli’s interests and passions have coupled nicely to create a company that provides her clients a service that mirrors her very own personal experience; Rental Property Investment Management. Between her keen knowledge and vast experience, you’ll be tested to find another company suitable to meet your rental needs. https://www.idealpropertiesmn.com/ === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA
57:29
March 14, 2020
MYPV E27 - Leveraging Software With Special Guest Steve Gerten
Steve Gerten is a local RE investor & also head of business development for local property management software, ZenLord Pro. ZenLord Pro's free offering focuses on maximizing the profitability of user's Real Estate portfolio's by removing the unnecessary operational "to-do's" that landlords & property managers are currently challenged with. Capabilities include: marketing vacant units, tenant screening, ACH rent collection, revenue/expense tracking & much more. Join us on March 4th at our new office in the North Loop as we unveil our new subscription & reward plans for users!! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/94509549607 === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
59:53
February 21, 2020
MYPV E26 - Proactive Engagement With Special Guest Joe Collins
Joe Collins is the CEO of Housing Hub Property Management and Real Estate. Joe has been investing In Real Estate for over 25 years, getting his start at 19  years old. During the last 25 years He has acquired close to 900 units and has been involved in many flips, rehabs and value add investments.   During Joe's career he has seen everything that could go right and wrong with property ownership.  The most challenging was the housing collapse of  2007. Joe made it through the downturn coming out stronger than ever. In  2013 Joe and his business partner created Housing Hub to offer their experience to owners trying to navigate the challenges that property  ownership brings. Their skills have been tried and tested.  Housing Hub is continuing to add staff and adapt to the many changes of this  fast pace  business. To date they have added 900 units from 3rd party owners. They continue to grow and Housing Hub is blazing a trail and becoming the best in property management. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:01:56
February 14, 2020
MYPV E25 - Prioritize Quality - With Special Guest Justin Hennig
Justin Hennig is a local South MPLS investor.  Justin has experience in multifamily, house flipping, and as a MN residential and Commercial Real Estate Agent (licensed with Bridge Realty). Justin is also a proud husband and father of 3 boys under 5. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:13:10
February 7, 2020
MYPV E24 - Check Lists With Special Guest Tom Sedlack
Tom Sedlack is the General Manager and Co-Owner of 33rd Company, Inc. which is a CRMC® Certified Company operating in 4 States. Tom is a Licensed Broker in multiple states, and licensed contractor. He currently serves as a National Professional Instructor for NARPM®, and has served previously on the Finance Committee. Tom is also a member of CAI®, and a member of the Real Estate Property Management Curriculum Advisory Board for the University of Wisconsin Stout. Tom graduated from the US Naval Academy with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He was a member of the USNA varsity sailing team, and raced in the 1980 Newport Bermuda Race on a 44’ Ludders Yawl. He is an MBA Honor Graduate from the University Of Minnesota Carlson School Of Management with concentrations in Finance and Management Information Systems. Tom is a former Navy Pilot, and served on board the USS Saratoga (CV-60) as a fleet pilot in Fighter Squadron 74. During his final tour in the Navy he was assigned to the F-14 FRS, VF-101 Oceana Virginia, as an F-14 Tomcat flight instructor. Tom is also a Real Estate Investor, and owns a number of Residential & Commercial Investment Properties. He has over 20 years of experience as a business owner, real estate investor, and property manager. Tom has additionally been a State and National speaker for various property management panels, and has also been engaged as an expert witness in various magistrates, state and federal courts on property management issues. Tom proudly serves as a Regional and National speaker, and instructor for the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®), and has been a member of NARPM for over 10 years. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:09:47
January 31, 2020
MYPV E23 - Networking On Purpose
On January 9, 2020, I had the opportunity to speak at the Apartment Investors Meetup group in Bloomington. This group is run by Joey Pepka and is a sub-group of the Minnesota Real Estate Investor's Association (MNREIA). The topic that I spoke on is networking on purpose - because for many of us networking doesn't just happen naturally. Over my years of networking I have been dissatisfied with the results of my networking endeavors and have come up with a list of best-practices to improve my results. I hope you enjoy this presentation. Let me know what your key takeaway was. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
33:23
January 24, 2020
MYPV E22 - Simplicity Equals Efficiency With Special Guest Janene Christy
Janene Christy started her real estate career more than 10+ years ago as a rental consultant for a corporate housing company. After obtaining her real estate license in 2008, she ventured out to start Christy Living in 2009. Since then, her business has grown year-over-year based on her hard work, communication, commitment, and honesty. Janene takes pride in finding quality tenants for the rental homes she manages and offers a stress free service to all her clients. She has enjoyed working in real estate for many years, and it has allowed her the flexibility to raise her growing family. Contact Janene today for help with your rental housing search. Janene Christy 612-889-5100 info@christyliving.com christyliving.com === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
47:23
January 17, 2020
MYPV E21 - Extreme Ownership Book Review - With Special Guest Todd Dexheimer
Todd Dexheimer & John Stiles recently finished listening to the audio book: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin. This book was very powerful and eye opening. It featured engaging and action-packed stories that illustrated the principles being explained. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premiere real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/31463542 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hcpZZQWCsQHnu7P1YlGpA === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
19:25
January 10, 2020
MYPV E20 - Building A Business - With Special Guest David Peters
David Peters started as an electrical engineer doing military weapons design but soon discovered that the rigid corporate structure wasn’t for him. David has started and repositioned several businesses. He has especially enjoyed being a real estate entrepreneur. David has lots of insights to share regarding building a successful business.  === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premier real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:17:01
January 3, 2020
MYPV E19 - Learn From Other People - With Special Guest Scot Pekarek
Scot Pekarek is the real estate broker and team leader at Verde Real Estate Group. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Mark your calendars and plan to attend the premier real estate gathering in the midwest. The Northstar Real Estate Conference will be held on April 24-25 in Bloomington, MN and you do not want to miss it. Use promo code "stiles" for $100 off your 2-day ticket. www.nreconference.com www.facebook.com/NREConference www.instagram.com/nreconference/ === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:17:37
December 27, 2019
MYPV E18 - All About The Management With Special Guest Daniel Krueger
Dan Krueger graduated from the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul Minnesota with a degree in Financial Management. Before beginning his career as a real estate investment professional, he spent 5 years working in corporate finance where he managed the operating expenses for multinational fortune 500 companies. In January of 2018 Dan closed on his first property, a small 6-unit apartment building in St Paul Minnesota for $475,000. The business plan was simple, fix up the units, improve the tenant base, and increase rents to the market rate. Nine months after the acquisition, Dan refinanced the property at a value of $600,000. He used the refi proceeds to get into his next deal, an 8-unit building about 3 minutes away from the first property. Dan currently has a portfolio of 34 units made up of 4 properties all in the same neighborhood. Dan currently is working on closing his first syndication deal, a 32-Unit property in St. Paul Minnesota. Dan is building a vertically integrated business with property management in-house as well as in-house maintenance and construction. From here on out, Dan plans to focus on the syndication business to keep scaling up, as well as developing strategic partnerships to accelerate growth. www.dgkacquisitions.com === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
55:51
December 20, 2019
MYPV E17 - Quality Begets Quality With Special Guest Ryan Schroder From VSM Real Estate
Ryan Schroder is the co-founder and owner of VSM  Real Estate.  VSM does property management and brokering in the Twin  Cities, with a specialization in residential investments.  Ryan is also  the general contractor and owner of Construction Pros, which provides  maintenance services, remodeling, and provides for the flip business  that he runs. Ryan's background is in business and hotel brokering, and  sales in general.  A graduate from Metro State University.  He lives in  the Prior Lake area with his wife, 3 kids and 2 dogs. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
50:26
December 13, 2019
MYPV E16 - Fighting Hunger - With Special Guest Martin Bownik From FMSC
Real estate investing gives us an opportunity to become financially free and even to be come extremely wealthy. But all the riches in world won't matter when we're dead. What matters is how we have impacted the lives of those around us. Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization that utilizes volunteers to to pack meals for the hungry. They identify some of the most food insecure places in the world and work with local groups to distribute the meals to those in need.  When people have their most basic need of food met, then they are able to focus on other important things like housing, health, education and development. You are invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. The event is Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
46:27
December 8, 2019
MYPV E15 - Living Next To Your Tenants With Special Guest Scott Hoefler
Scott Hoefler CO-FOUNDER OF SIDE BY SIDE Scott & his twin brother's interest in real estate started as young boys in Chicago. They remember taking walks through their southside neighborhood with their Dad as he pointed out various building styles and architectural details. They purchased our first duplex in 2013, living on one side, and renting the other side out.   At that point they were hooked. ‍ Since then, they've built a small portfolio of rental properties, and that passive income has led them to financial freedom. They've experienced the power of real estate investing first hand, and their purpose is to help other people experience lifestyle and financial freedom with real estate, as well.  === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
52:42
November 29, 2019
MYPV E14 - Customer Experience - With Special Guest Deb Newell
Deb Newell, MPM® RMP® REALTOR® is the CEO/Broker of Real-Time Leasing. She started rehabbing investment properties as a hobby in 1998, turning over 35 properties in 4 years and keeping most of them as rental investments. As a result, in 2001 she began Real-Time Leasing. The once "hobby" of rehabbing has evolved into one of the leading property management companies in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the launch of Real-Time Property Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Real-Time Leasing, which offers rehabbing and maintenance services to a variety of large real estate investment groups. Real-Time Leasing is a member of the National Association of Property Managers (NARPM®); Deb has served as past NARPM® Governmental Affairs Vice-Chair and Chair and Regional Vice-President for the NE/NC Region and local Chapter President. She currently serves as a Board Director for SPAAR and serving her third term as Chair of RPAC, and is also Vice-Chair for 2017 (Chair for 2018) of NAR’s Property Management Forum. Real-Time Leasing’s mission is that, “We Pledge to offer best-in-class customer service through leveraging technology, Real-Time communication, and ongoing education for both owner and tenant. We will continue to be the most respected leader in the industry and will strengthen our presence for property management services in each market”. Deb and her extensive team of leasing agents, property managers and coordinators are committed to building a property management company unlike any out there. Focusing on customer service and building a quality brand that both owners and tenants will relate too. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:09:00
November 22, 2019
MYPV E13 - Create An Action Plan With, Special Guest: Brian Doyle
Brian Doyle has been in the multifamily industry since 1997 when he first bought a house at the age of 20 and rented it to his college roommates.  Now in 2019, Brian has a syndicated ownership interest in 500 units and another 60 units that he owns and manages himself.  Brian does this all while having a day job which is selling blinds to the apartment industry.    Brian is currently on the board of the 2000 member Minnesota Multi Housing Association and is past president of the Minnesota Real Estate Exchangers.  When not working on real estate or blinds Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids or racing J22 sailboats. In this episode, Brian shares some great tips for systematizing our rental properties so that things run smoothly. Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:18:41
November 15, 2019
MYPV E11 - Not Just Numbers With Brenda O'Connell
Brenda was a property manager for college housing in St. Cloud for 4 years, then moved to the Twin Cities where she worked for several different Property Management companies including – MRG (no longer around – which was a partner of DRG – Downtown Resource Group), Twin Cities Home Rentals, TRI Home Rental (no longer around) and Renters Warehouse. Brenda has also purchased and sold homes for Keller Williams. She have been a licensed Realtor since April 2010. === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is: Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
38:44
November 2, 2019
MYPV E10 - Systems & Workflows with Curt Fluegel
Curt Fluegel is the Founder and Broker of Invest Property Management.  He began investing in duplexes and single family homes over ten years ago, and now owns several apartment buildings, and commercial office buildings throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.  Curt is an active member and Chair of the Independent Owners Committee at the Minnesota Multi-housing Association.  Curt is a graduate of Augsburg College and resides in Hudson, Wisconsin. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === You’re invited to join John Stiles at a special food-packing event at Feed My Starving Children. This is a great organization that provides nutritious meals for people around the world that are in need. The event is: Thursday, December 26 9:30AM - 11:30AM Sign up using this link: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=13BYE2 You can also let others know about it by sharing the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2393503527414605/ Consider having this as a way for your family and friends to spend time this holiday season! === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
01:18:09
October 25, 2019
MYPV E9 - Your Most Important Team-Member With Matt Brawner
In this episode, John Stiles interviews Matt Brawner from Northwoods Servicing about his experience owning and operating hundreds of rental properties. == Matt Brawner lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife and three children. In 2011 he and five other partners formed Northwoods Servicing and purchased a single town-home in Ramsey, Minnesota. In March 2018 Matt became the first of the six partners to quit his day job in order to work full-time for the company. Today they have an ownership interest in over 1,000 doors with investments in multiple states and Northwoods Servicing manages approximately 90 units here in the Twin Cities. == Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the private link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
49:19
October 11, 2019
MYPV E8 - Treat Tenants Like People With Josh Brook
In this episode John Stiles interviews Josh Brook from Wits Realty. We dive into Josh's perspective on what a good property manager looks like, how to treat tenants, and finding ways to communicate rent increases so your residents are excited to stay. Josh Brook is a local real estate agent at Wits Realty who focuses exclusively on rental properties. Josh also leads the Wits Property Management division which manages over 100 units in the Twin Cities area for investors across the country. He can be found online at MinneInvestor.com, LinkedIn, or email him at josh.brook@witsrealty.com. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management, asset management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
54:60
October 4, 2019
MYPV E7 - Solving Problems With Jennifer Spadine
Thank you to Jennifer Spadine for joining us for this episode. Jennifer began her property management career in 1991 where she worked for a large management corporation. During her tenure there, she advanced to Director of Leasing where she oversaw 15 large properties and headed a team of 50+ leasing associates. In 2002, she started as an employee at Guardian Property Management (formerly the Poseidon Companies) and then purchased the company later that same year. Since purchasing the company, Jennifer’s business plan has focused on growth through continued exceptional customer service. As a result, Guardian Property Management began with 127 units, and has grown to currently over 800 units. The number of owners partnering with GPM increased from 30 at the beginning to over 250 today. To accommodate this growth, Jennifer has expanded her staff and company capability from 4 to 21. With a staff of 21, the company has been recognized for their excellence in recent years with MADACS awards for Best Leasing and Best Team. Jennifer is an active member of the real estate community. In addition to her networking group involvements, she is a featured speaker and teacher at a variety of professional events. Jennifer serves on the MMHA’s Independent Owner Committee and is actively involved with the City of Minneapolis’ Rental Property Owners Workshops. Jennifer is married with 2 adult children, three adult stepchildren and 2 grandchildren.  When she is not working she enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her husband, Al.  She also volunteers as a run mentor with Mile in My Shoes, and volunteers in the Sunday School Department at her church. You can find out more about Gurdian Property Management and Guardian Property Maintenance at www.guardianprop.com === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your question is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. If recording on your phone - please have your phone in landscape orientation. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty. Check out more more episodes of Maximizing Your Property Value at www.MYPV.realestatestiles.com
38:11
September 27, 2019
MYPV E6 - Specialized Roles With Kevin Ortner
A big thank you to Kevin Ortner with Renter's Warehouse for taking the time to be on Maximizing Your Property Value. You can find out more about renter's warehouse by going to their website: https://renterswarehouse.com/ Kevin Ortner is the President and CEO of Renters Warehouse, America's leading real estate investment services company. Kevin joined the company in 2009 when he opened the first Renters Warehouse franchise in Phoenix, AZ. His franchise had been consistently awarded with best-in-class business and culture awards. In 2017, Ortner authored his first book - Rent Estate™ Revolution. The book shares his philosophy and business expertise around single-family rentals and the power of Rent Estate to drive long-term wealth creation, retirement security and financial freedom for the everyday person. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the show notes at http://www.realestatestiles.com/mypv-e6-specialized-roles-with-kevin-ortner === Have a question about how to Maximize Your Property Value? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your questions is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. If recording on your phone - please have your phone in landscape orientation. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Mark your calendar for the Northstar Real Estate Conference, September 20-21, 2019. Enter discount code “STILES” to get $100 off your ticket: www.nreconference.com === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty. Check out more more episodes of Maximizing Your Property Value at www.MYPV.realestatestiles.com
49:20
September 20, 2019
MYPV E5 - Hire Professionals
Have you ever had a contractor that didn't know what they are doing? In this episode Todd Dexheimer and John Stiles discuss the hazards of using contractors that aren't professionals. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9p74LHu4dBet3Htypyan24kM7k62OuIh You can also check out the latest blog post at www.realestatestiles.com/blog === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your questions is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. If recording on your phone - please have your phone in landscape orientation. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Mark your calendar for the Northstar Real Estate Conference, September 20-21, 2019. Enter discount code “STILES” to get $100 off your ticket: www.nreconference.com === Thanks to Todd Dexheimer for being a special guest on today's show. You can learn more about Todd by checking out his podcast: Pillars Of Wealth Creation. Find the show on iTunes or YouTube. === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
39:50
September 13, 2019
MYPV E4 - Keep Detailed Records
Without information, our minds tend to jump to conclusions. In a real estate transaction we are trained to be skeptical and verify everything that is presented to us. There are plenty of stories where buyer found unpleasant surprises about their properties after the closing.  So how can you build trust with potential buyers? Try providing detailed records about your property!  You're going to want to provide: a complete and detailed rent-roll. Buyers are going to make their own projections about where rent could be but that's not what will drive the sale price. It's your past and current rents that drive the property value! a trailing 12 month profit and loss statement. This is not the pro-forma that your agent will prepare. This is the actual numbers. The good the bad and the ugly. If things don't look the best then look back into the last few years. Do the numbers show a trend? Can you tell a story that explains the direction the building is going? current and complete leases utility bills The more organized that you are, the more confident the buyer will be in their initial offer. This will avoid attempts at renegotiating the price or terms during the due-diligence period. Again, in the absence of information, the buyer will assume the worst and give you an offer that reflects that scenario. === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube. === Have a question about property management or real estate investing? We want to hear from you. Submit your question in video format and if your questions is featured on one of our future shows you could receive a free gift! Please keep your question under 60 seconds. If recording on your phone - please have your phone in landscape orientation. It is preferred that you share the video by uploading it to YouTube and sending the link to us using our contact page: http://www.realestatestiles.com/contact/ === Mark your calendar for the Northstar Real Estate Conference, September 20-21, 2019. Enter discount code “STILES” to get $100 off your ticket: www.nreconference.com === Thanks to Todd Dexheimer for being a special guest on today's show. You can learn more about Todd by checking out his podcast: Pillars Of Wealth Creation. Find the show on iTunes or YouTube. === Are you wondering what your property is worth in today's real estate market? Download my free e-book that will help you calculate your property's value! http://www.realestatestiles.com/value/ === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty. Check out more more episodes of Maximizing Your Property Value at www.MYPV.realestatestiles.com
20:04
September 6, 2019
MYPV E3 - Don't Overpay!
In this episode John Stiles & Todd Dexheimer discuss the very important topic of not overpaying for your real estate investments. There are many considerations but they can be summed up in these points: Know your market Know your goals Know your potential === Like what you're hearing? You can WATCH this episode on YouTube. === Mark your calendar for the Northstar Real Estate Conference, September 20-21, 2019. Enter discount code “STILES” to get $100 off your ticket: www.nreconference.com === Thanks To Todd Dexheimer for being a special guest on today's show. You can learn more about Todd by checking out his podcast: Pillars Of Wealth Creation. Find the show on iTunes or YouTube. === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty. Check out more more episodes of Maximizing Your Property Value at www.MYPV.realestatestiles.com
24:29
August 30, 2019
MYPV E2 - Standardize Your Finishes
In order to maximize your property value you need to start treating your rental properties like a business. One way to accomplish this is to standardize your finishes.  If each unit in your apartment has it's own unique paint color, then you're going to spend more money when it comes time for a turnover. You might need to spend time trying to match the existing paint. You might have a store room full of old paint cans that are difficult to match up.  Instead of this chaos, why not choose a color (or a set of colors) that you use for the whole building? Then if there is a repair or turnover, your painter or handyman knows exactly what to do. It may take more time on the front end to add this to your business plan - but once it's set then things will be more streamlined. Items you can standardize could include: toilets - round vs elongated. standard height vs tall light switches, outlets, plate covers - white vs ivory vs other paint colors and sheen - have a list for bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens, trim, ceilings flooring options - carpet, carpet pad, vinyl, etc. appliance brand, colors, sizes features tile - style, color, grout colors / spacing When the above and other items are standardized you can benefit by not having to make decisions about these things at each repair or turnover getting better pricing through bulk purchases ability to reuse extra materials left over from various repairs / projects having consistent finishes so that the property looks better and more attractive. When things are mismatched it looks like nobody cares Like what you're hearing? You can watch this episode on YouTube. Check out the blog post: http://www.realestatestiles.com/2019/08/23/mypv-e2-standardize-your-finishes/ === Mark your calendar for the Northstar Real Estate Conference, September 20-21, 2019. Enter discount code “STILES” to get $100 off your ticket: www.nreconference.com === Thanks To Todd Dexheimer for being a special guest on today's show. You can learn more about Todd by checking out his podcast: Pillars Of Wealth Creation. Find the show on iTunes or YouTube. === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty. Check out more more episodes of Maximizing Your Property Value at www.MYPV.realestatestiles.com
16:39
August 23, 2019
MYPV E1 - Seller Financing
When it comes to selling your property, it may be possible to maximize your property value by financing the property for your buyer. In this episode, John Stiles interviews special guest Todd Dexheimer and discusses the pros and cons of using seller financing. Some of the potential benefits may (or may not) include a higher sale price a quicker closing increased overall revenue due to interest charged to the buyer / borrower decreased income taxes due to extending the income over multiple years instead of realizing the gain all in one year Like what you're hearing? You can also watch this episode on YouTube. Find out more information about Maximizing Your Property Value at http://www.realestatestiles.com/2019/08/15/mypv-e1-seller-financing/ === Mark your calendar for the Northstar Real Estate Conference, September 20-21, 2019. Enter discount code “STILES” to get $100 off your ticket: www.nreconference.com === Thanks To Todd Dexheimer for being a special guest on today's show. You can learn more about Todd by checking out his podcast: Pillars Of Wealth Creation. Find the show on iTunes or YouTube. === John Stiles is a licensed MN real estate agent with Bridge Realty.
21:01
August 16, 2019