Welcome to episode 31 of the Mobile Home Park Investors podcast, hosted by Jefferson Lilly and Brad Johnson, with the Park Street Partners. Brad is back on this episode, which is all about how Jefferson and Brad use technology in their mobile home park business. Listen in to learn which technology to use while doing diligence on a mobile home park, as well as find out what tech tools are available to help you manage the day-to-day activities of your mobile home park.
[1:36] Apple MacBook and iPhone — The only technology that Jefferson and Brad actually use.
[2:21] Google Map and/or Google Earth — Helpful for doing upfront diligence on a mobile home park.
[4:31] Burner and Craigslist — To test the buyability and level of domain in a given market.
[6:39] UberConference — A free call service for setting up conference calls.
[9:54] Squarespace — Dummy proof and easy to use service for making a good website.
[13:25] Email — How to use it wisely to manage your mobile home park.
[14:06] Dropbox — Helps to communicate and share information without worrying about storing paperwork.
[16:22] GoDaddy — To set up email, register URLs for each MHP property, and connect a domain to a Squarespace site.
[17:50] Grasshopper — A virtual phone system for managing calls online.
[20:02] Asana — A project management tool to keep track of various tasks at both the property and corporate levels.
[20:48] Slack — An instant messaging app to keep in touch with people in your business.
[22:18] Avidpay — An automated bill payment service that is handy if you outsource your accounts payable.
[25:02] Rent Manager — A property management software.
[27:28] Video recordings — Video inspections can help you manage your mobile home park.
Mentioned in This Episode:
Park Street Partners www.parkstreetpartners.com
Mobile Home Park Investors www.mobilehomeparkinvestors.net
LinkedIn: Mobile Home Park Investors Group
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