Marketing and Tenant Screening
with Mark Ainley (From BP Podcast #72)
Real Estate Investors Education Event
Mark is going to discuss with us marketing for leasing and more specifically tenant screening. It's currently so difficult to get people out no matter what county or city you're in, so we want to make sure that you're putting the right resident into your properties!
Mark Ainley is an investor, managing broker, and property manager with almost two decades of experience in real estate. Mark has been a speaker at numerous events across the country including investing summits in Dallas, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Chicago. His extensive experience allows him to share his knowledge and experience on many topics like property management, scaling a business, rehabbing and flipping, out of state investing, asset stabilization, market analysis, and more.
Mark found his way into real estate by purchasing and flipping condominiums prior to the great recession and since he has built his own portfolio of rental portfolio alongside the creation of GC Realty & Development LLC (GCR&D) and GC Realty Investments (GCRI).
He has rehabbed and stabilized over 450 properties and currently manages over 900 investment properties throughout the Chicagoland area. Mark is the co-founder of GCR&D, a full-service Real Estate Brokerage, Property Management, and real estate investment firm in the Chicago Market that consults with both local and out of state investors on the acquisition, stabilization, and management of their rental property portfolio.
GCR&D recently made the influential Inc. Magazine list of one of the top 5000 fastest growing companies in the United States. GCRI has become one of the premier turnkey companies in Chicago, working with both US and International investors. In recent years, both companies have grown to include over 38 full and part-time employees running the management & development divisions with 27 additional brokers getting deals done.
He has been featured on CNBC's TV show The Deed which chronicles one of his rehabs. He has also been featured on the Bigger Pockets podcasts (show #72) as well as other podcasts such as The Real Estate Mogul Podcast, Joe Fairless, REI Diamonds, and Positive Phil.
In 2017 he was featured on the cover of Top Agent - Property Management Edition.
Mark loves to give feedback to beginners or less experienced entrepreneurs on what steps not to take or what steps to take sooner in growing a younger business.
See you there!
Whether you own 200 units or have no real estate experience, anyone who has an interest in real estate investing is invited to attend our General Meeting. Each month a different speaker will share information on topics relating to the many aspects of investing in real estate and being a landlord. Our General Meetings provide a great opportunity to network with experienced real estate investors from all over the Chicago land area. We also have an extensive real estate library for our members to use. The General Meeting is held on the 2nd Monday of each month.
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Structured Networking (A) at 6:45 - 7 p.m.
Registration opens at 6:45 - 7:30 p.m.
Doors open | Refreshments | Open Networking at 7:00 - 7:20 p.m.
Meeting Updates and Introductions at 7:20 - 7:30 p.m.
Speaker Presentation at 7:35 - 9 p.m.
Speaker Q & A at 9 - 9:15 p.m.
Close out at 9:15 -9:20 p.m.
Open Networking | New Memberships | Open Library at 9:20 - 10 p.m.
Event Ends at 10 p.m.
Cost: Admission is $15.00 for non-members. Free for members. No children under 15-years old allowed at this event. Cash, Check or Credit Cards accepted. You can always become a member of CAREIA for just $99.00 a yr.
New memberships can be accepted at this General Meeting. Cash, Check or Credit Cards accepted.
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