InvestFourMore Real Estate Podcast
About This Show
The InvestFourMore Real Estate Podcast is hosted by Mark Ferguson, a successful real estate agent and investor. Mark owns 16 rentals, flips 10 to 15 homes a year, and runs a real estate sales team of ten. Mark also created Investfourmore.com, a real estate blog that gives advice and chronicles his investing.
On the podcast Mark interviews successful investors, successful agents, and many other people who are in the real estate business. Mark also does solo shows where he goes in-depth on his own real estate investing and strategies like switching his focus from Colorado for rental properties to Florida. Mark also interviews new and beginning investors. This practice allows a new investor to get direct advice on how to get started, how to overcome roadblocks and helps the listeners as well.
Mark has been featured on the Washington Post, Time, Yahoo, Zillow, Realtor.com, Huffington Post, and many more major media outlets. Mark has written multiple best-selling paperback and Kindle books and loves hearing from his listeners and readers.
Most Recent Episode
084 Property Management Tips with Turbo Tenants Sarnen Steinbarth
4 days ago
On this episode of the InvestFourMore Real Estate Podcast I interview Sarnen Steinbarth who is the founder of TurboTennat. Sarnen went to school to become a pilot, ended up in the air traffic control business, and along the way bought multiple rental properties including a 29 unit complex in Montana. Sarnen ended up starting his own property management company to manage his properties, which was expanded to manage properties owner by other investors. Sarnen was a real estate agent in Montana, taught real estate classes, and eventually started TurboTenant to help landlords manage their properties. TurboTenant comes with tenant screening tools, free property management software, and free marketing for rental properties. We talk about all of this and more in this awesome interview. How did Sarnen get started in real estate? Sarnen grew up in a real estate family with his parents owning hundreds of rental properties. However, he decided to go to school to become a pilot. Unfortunately when Sarnen graduated 911 had just occurred and there was not much demand for commercial pilots. Sarnen ended up getting a job as an air traffic controller in Montana. While Sarnen was in school he was already starting his real estate business. He got his real estate license at 18, and started buying properties shortly thereafter. He bought a single family rental, a duplex, a 13 plex and a 29 unit property. By the time he was 22 he had 44 rental property units. How to invest in rentals when you are young. Why did Sarnen decide to start a property management company in Montana? Sarnen had 44 units and a full-time job, which left him little time for managing his rentals. He decided the local property management firms were not very good so he started his own company. He had to take a property management class to be certified to manage properties and was frustrated that there were very few classes available in Montana. Sarnen started his property management business to manage his properties and began to take on other clients as well. Eventually his company was managing over 200 units. Sarnen also saw a need for more property management classes. He got certified to teach the class as a real estate agent and taught other