Property Management Brainstorm

Property Management Brainstorm Podcast

The Property Management Brainstorm podcast show was created to provide information to homeowners and property investors looking to learn more about best practices in renting and managing their residential investment properties, tenants, and vendors. This podcast series is conducted in an interview discussion format by Bob Preston – president, owner and real estate broker of North County Property Group, a property management company located in Del Mar, CA. Bob will interview some of the top professionals and experts in their respective fields related to the real estate and property management industries with the goal of providing insight and best practices to maximize your property value and income while maintaining top notch tenant relations.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Episode 19: The DNA of a Successful Property Management Team
Episode 19: The DNA of a Successful Property Management Team
Property management is a detailed business with many moving parts - but it’s made simpler with the right property management team in place. On this episode, Bob wanted to do something a bit different - by introducing you to the members of his team at North County Property Group. You'll get to know these fabulous team members... ...

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Episode 18: Creating the Vacation Rental Experience, Featuring Gunilla DeSanto of Deluxe Decor by Design
Episode 18: Creating the Vacation Rental Experience, Featuring Gunilla DeSanto of Deluxe Decor by Design
On this episode of Property Management Brainstorm, interior designer and home stager, Gunilla DeSanto, shares how to create a luxurious and relaxing vacation rental experience. In today’s rental economy, the demand for vacation rentals has never been higher. Vacation rentals are unique in that they are furnished where the owner prov...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Episode 17: Understanding The Split Roll Measure, Featuring Former California State Senator, Joel Anderson
Episode 17: Understanding The Split Roll Measure, Featuring Former California State Senator, Joel Anderson
Today’s episode of Property Management Brainstorm helps navigate a new proposed California state tax. If you are not aware of the California Split Roll Measure, you will certainly hear more as 2020 draws closer. Former California state senate member and local San Diego politician, Joel Anderson, is an expert on this topic and joins ...

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Episode 16: Why You Need a Property Management Software, Featuring Adam Feinstein of AppFolio
Episode 16: Why You Need a Property Management Software, Featuring Adam Feinstein of AppFolio
Property management has many moving parts. Even if you are an individual landlord renting a property yourself there are many things to manage - from listing and marketing the property to leasing your property, keeping the property maintained, dispatching vendors for repairs, and accounting… On today’s episode, Adam Feinstein ...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Episode 15: Protect Your Investment Property with Rental Income Insurance, Featuring Aaron DiCaprio of Rent Rescue
Episode 15: Protect Your Investment Property with Rental Income Insurance, Featuring Aaron DiCaprio of Rent Rescue
Have you ever wondered as a property investor and landlord what would happen if your tenant defaulted, or abandoned their lease? It is uncommon, but it does happen. Every landlord bears some degree of risk and exposure to this area. But, there is a way to protect your rental income if something should occur. Aaron DiCaprio, CEO of Rent Re...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Episode 14: How the Economic Outlook Affects Real Estate Investors, Featuring Jordan Levine of C.A.R.
Episode 14: How the Economic Outlook Affects Real Estate Investors, Featuring Jordan Levine of C.A.R.
California Association of Realtors Deputy Chief Economist, Jordan Levine, joins Bob on this episode of Property Management Brainstorm to talk about the economic outlook for the California real estate market. Jordan’s work for C.A.R. uses data to understand the market throughout the state of California. He not only shares what he has...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Episode 13: Making Real Estate Investing More Accessible, Featuring Don Ganguly of HomeUnion
Episode 13: Making Real Estate Investing More Accessible, Featuring Don Ganguly of HomeUnion
Real estate investors are always on the lookout for investment properties. The standard way of doing this has been to research the area, drive around with a realtor, or looking online. However, Don Ganguly joins Bob on this episode of Property Management Brainstorm to chat about a new way for investors to find these properties and to see ...

Friday, April 5, 2019

Episode 12 - Property Management Inspection, Featuring Andy Wallace
Episode 12 - Property Management Inspection, Featuring Andy Wallace
On this episode, Andy Wallace joins Bob to talk about an extremely important topic for anyone handling a rental property: the property management inspection. This inspection takes place before a tenant moves into a rental and prior to the tenant vacating a rental. Though the world has gone digital, many of these inspections are still occu...

Monday, March 25, 2019

Episode 11 - When to Re-key and Replace Smoke/Carbon Detectors, Featuring Dathan Kern
Episode 11 - When to Re-key and Replace Smoke/Carbon Detectors, Featuring Dathan Kern
In this episode, Bob welcomes his guest Dathan Kern, the owner and head locksmith of Kern Key in San Diego. Dathan explains the importance of re-keying a rental property at tenant move-out, before a new tenant moves into the property, along with other tips on keeping your home secure. He also explains how and why carbon monoxide and smoke...

Monday, March 18, 2019

Episode 10 - Protecting Rental Properties, Featuring Dave Holt
Episode 10 - Protecting Rental Properties, Featuring Dave Holt
Bob discusses a new concept in protecting rental properties to give landlords additional peace of mind from tenant-related risks. This episode features Dave Holt, co-founder at SureVestor, a company which provides this a unique form of insurance when renters are in your home.  Dave explains this new insurance product, how it works, a...

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