Kevin Ortner, Author at Think Realty | A Real Estate of Mind

Kevin Ortner

Renters Warehouse

The president and CEO of Renters Warehouse, Kevin Ortner first joined the company in 2009 as a franchisee for the Phoenix region. After the retirement of founder Brenton Hayden, Ortner went on to take the reins of the company, helped see it through monumental growth and helped double the company’s total number of franchisees in the country since 2013. In 2015, he was honored with both an American and International Stevie Business Award for his achievements as Executive of the Year. With Ortner at the helm, Renters Warehouse secured elite honor roll status on the prestigious Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America for its sixth consecutive year.

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Insight Investing Strategies

Blurred State Lines Benefit SFR Investors

The lines are becoming increasingly blurred when it comes to local versus out-of-state real estate investing. Thanks in large part to advances in technology that allow investors to find —… more
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Tax-Saving Tips Every Landlord Should Know

Tax time is looming – again. This means that landlords across the country are compiling expense and income reports, and rushing to get their taxes in before the deadline, which… more
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Securing Quality Renters

Ask any experienced landlords, and they’ll tell you that one of the secrets to success with rental properties is finding the right tenants. The right occupants are a landlord’s dream-come-true.… more
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Only the Strong Survive

Think landlording is simple? Think again! It’s not for the fainthearted, and it’s certainly not for those who aren’t prepared! This isn’t to say that it’s not worth it. It… more
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On Second Thought

Which One Makes the Most Financial Sense for Your Second Home: Vacation or Long-Term Rental? Second homes are increasing in popularity, with more and more Americans looking to buy vacation… more
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Kickstarting Real Estate

We’ve all heard of crowdfunding or kickstarting—websites that allow people to pool their money to support new innovations and projects like smartwatches, video games, and even potato salad. But crowdfunding… more