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Sam’s Background:

  • Founder of Bates Capital which invests in multifamily and development projects throughout the southeast
  • Bates Capital owns/operates 750 doors totaling over $100MM

In this episode we cover:

  • 02:32 - Intro to Sam’s expertise in asset management
  • 07:31 - Vetting a PM and their work culture
  • 10:36 - What the weekly/monthly meetings with a PM look like
  • 16:31 - Clever KPIs to look at when evaluating performance
  • 18:52 - The risk of pushing rents too far
  • 26:03 - More KPIs and some hacks to reduce maintenance expenses
  • 32:07 - 5KQ1 - If you could only pick one trait that explains your success, what is that trait and why?
  • 33:38 - 5KQ2 - What is the most uncharacteristic thing you’ve done in your business and why did you do it?
  • 34:26 - 5KQ3 - Can you name any time where you felt like you were not going to end up successful? How did you overcome that fear?
  • 35:22 - 5KQ4 - Can you name a time where something in your business went perfectly and what did you do to make that a reality?

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