The Good Stewards

The Good Stewards
The Good Stewards’ Podcast, is the only podcast dedicated to seasoned real estate investors who want to maximize the cash flow potential in their business. The Good Stewards, Ryan Dossey, Amanda Perkins, Bill Syrios and Andrew Syrios, will bring an insider’s view into the nitty-gritty details of running a real estate investing business. Each week you’ll hear them dive into the systems-driven strategies needed to build a thriving business by discussing actual situations that investors face. Anchoring a business with integrity builds trust with sellers, lenders, staff, residents, contractors and partners—all critical to success. A Good Steward uses their time wisely to create wealth, enabling abundant and unexpected opportunities for all. If this is your mission, and you’re looking for the collective wisdom from those who have perfected their investment skills since 1989, tune into the podcast and connect with us at

Utilizing A HELOC To Scale Your Business
Jan 20 • 35 min
Home Equity Lines of Credit or HELOC’s can be one of the best ways to raise private funds to jump on an investment property, interest-free. These can be great ways to scale your business quickly, but at a certain point, your business may no longer qualify…
Don’t Let HOAs Control Your Cash Flow
Jan 13 • 32 min
Condos are always attractive to new investors, but most of the time, the HOA fees make your potential cash flow disappear. We’re buy and hold investors and condos aren’t really a feasible hold strategy, unless you own 51%—effectively mitigating some of…
Using Data To Influence Your Marketing Strategy
Jan 6 • 35 min
One of the most important things to identify as an investor when you’re deciding to get into this world of sourcing your own deals through direct to seller marketing is knowing your farm area. Where are you going to market? Where are you looking for…
How We Structured A 97-Unit Portfolio Purchase
Dec 30, 2019 • 38 min
Can you comprehend a 40 or 97 unit portfolio coming across your desk? What would it look like for your business to take up an opportunity like this and execute it well? Or if you are newer to the game, like Ryan, find a 2-property opportunity ending up…
Property Management #2: Maintenance & Collections
Dec 23, 2019 • 30 min
The aspect of property maintenance and collections is critical to maintaining your flow with property management. Look at this as customer service, once you have your property leased you need to follow through on your end to set the right expectations.
Choosing Your Market Niche
Dec 16, 2019 • 34 min
People are very, very passionate about the topic of who you should market to, who you should not market to, where you should buy lists and from what providers. In this episode, The Good Stewards get into what we’re using that’s working, what lists we’ve…
Run Your Business Or Your Residents Will
Dec 9, 2019 • 35 min
If you intend to scale your business, systems need to be in place. Put your business in a position where it can run independently from you by delegating tasks, outsourcing but in a way that is referenceable in the event something goes wrong.
Long-Term Financing Deep Dive
Dec 2, 2019 • 34 min
Your long term financing plan is the secret to scaling your business more quickly than you would just with private money. The Good Stewards dissect what options are out there, who the best partners are and the way to set your best foot forward when…
Property Management #1: Leasing & Screening
Nov 25, 2019 • 31 min
Leasing and screening is the secret to retaining your investment. Make property management easier by starting early with a project management system.
What Your Due Diligence Should Be
Nov 18, 2019 • 32 min
Don’t fudge together your deals. Pre-offer and post-contract due diligence is critical to knowing the properties potential forward and backward. Put together a list for those phases and stick to it, don’t leave anything up for assumption, unless you write…
Acquisitions: There’s Always A Good Deal
Nov 11, 2019 • 39 min
The biggest thing is just getting started and getting in front of people. There are always good deals—it doesn’t matter what metro you are in. It comes down to your marketing, and with scalability in mind, direct mail and online advertising have worked…
Raising Private Capital: The Key To Scaling Your Business
Nov 4, 2019 • 35 min
Having a short elevator pitch of what you do and what you offer is paramount to building a private lender network. Think of 30 people you think may have money with no prejudgement. Private Lenders have more security lending with us because their money is…
Prepare Your Own Scopes Of Work
Oct 28, 2019 • 32 min
The scope of work is to confirm and cross-reference‚Äč your estimate. Managing your own scopes of work allows you to have a very consistent approach while at the same time ensuring that contractors are being reasonable.
Recession Resistant: How Stewardship Properties Pivoted During The Crisis
Oct 21, 2019 • 33 min
As the US has entered the longest economic expansion in history, a market correction is bound to take place in the near future. The one thing that will insulate you better than anything else in a recession is having a healthy cash flow. ‚Äč
BRRRR Strategy Overview (feat. Homicide House Deal)
Oct 14, 2019 • 32 min
The Good Stewards dive into the BRRRR Strategy and highlight a slam dunk deal on a property that was previously a homicide crime scene that lead to a cash out refinance of about $53,000. We believe the BRRRR Strategy is the best way to get into buy and…
BRRRR Rent: The Key To Retaining Your Investment
Oct 14, 2019 • 35 min
You retain your value of your investment property when you rent well. The Good Stewards dive into the key things investors should consider when determining your property management strategy for a BRRRR deal. Consistency is key.
BRRRR Refinance: Run It Like A Business
Oct 14, 2019 • 33 min
What refinance strategies do you have in place? Are you making it easy for bankers to lend money to you? The Good Stewards dive into the key of scaling your business quickly, the refinance component. If you don’t run this like a business you’re going to…
BRRRR Rehab: Where Deals Go South
Oct 14, 2019 • 31 min
The Good Stewards discuss key considerations in your rehab strategy, where most deals go down south, for a successful BRRRR deal. Should you hire a contractor or have a contractor as an employee? Where do you find good contractors?
Aug 26, 2019 • 1 min
The Good Stewards podcast is dedicated to seasoned real estate investors who want to maximize the cashflow potential in their business. The Good Stewards have been active investors since 1989 and will discuss the systems-driven strategies that are working…