Kathy Dennison Adrianse Interview: Kathy is the owner & broker of Lighthouse Property Management, a West Michigan startup company that has been in business for thirteen years.
Kathy has a passion for buying and selling real estate, and lately that passion has led her to a new market in West Michigan.
Today we will reveal that market and discuss the types of rental properties Kathy owns, her use of private money, and her philosophy on finding and maintaining success in real estate investing.
(tags: Apartment Investing, Commercial Office, Multi Family, Buy & Hold, Grand Rapids, Muskegan, Lansing, Michigan)
Clay Powell Interview: If you've been listening to this podcast then you know that there is a lot of experience and expertise in the RPOA community. What you may not know though, is what the RPOA is all about and how it can benefit you.
The Rental Property Owners Association does provide education, networking, tools, services and a great value for rental property owners and real estate investors. Today I sit down with Clay Powell to discuss how the RPOA can help you become a more confident and successful owner and investor.
Russ VandenToorn Interview: Russ is the owner of United Properties of West Michigan, a full service property management company in the Grand Rapids area. Russ teaches the course on APODs (Annual Property Operating Data) in which he helps potential investors learn to run their numbers, understand the true costs of investing in rental property, and ultimately negotiate a better price and deal on their real estate investment.
Tom Koetsier Interview: Tom is an award winning broker with Compass Realty Services and teaches two popular courses for the RPOA: Buying and Selling Rental Property and Successfully Appealing Your Property Tax Assessment.
Tom also sits on the Grand Rapids Planning Commission and is a successful real estate investor as well.
Justin Workman Interview: On the surface Justin Workman seems to be a rehabber, flipper, and buy & hold investor. But in reality he’s employing some very creative investing strategies that have allowed him to transition from a job to full-time real estate investor/owner.
Five years ago Justin and his wife lost everything in a devastating fire. Today you’ll find out how he was able to bounce back stronger and smarter than ever.
Emma Persons Interview: Today I sit down to talk with Emma Persons. Emma is a property manager with Qwest Property Management in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Emma is an expert in marketing and screening for good tenants, and managing your risk as a rental property owner.
Emma will share many of her tips for working with tenants, as well as incredible stories of her experiences managing some unbelievably difficult properties.
To inaugurate this podcast, I thought I'd take a few minutes to share the types of investing I do, and the strategies I employ. I'll also talk about my transition from a career of 20 years in an entirely different field to becoming a full-time real estate investor and syndicator.