Our Featured Bloggers

A list of our contributing bloggers in alphabetical order by first name

Ellen Calmas

Ellen Calmas is co-founder and executive vice president of Neighborhood Pay Services, LLC / NPS Rent Assurance and brings 25+ years marketing communications experience with Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies to her role in strategic planning and marketing and sales support. She is also responsible for brand positioning, outbound marketing and digital networking as well as coordination of partner programs. Ellen has held senior management positions for marketing communications firms serving such clients as GlaxoWellcome, Bausch & Lomb, Avon Products, Heinz USA, AT&T, The House of Seagram, among others. She actively supports numerous health, civic and arts organizations throughout the Boston area and currently holds board positions for Silent Spring Institute, a leading research and advocacy group dedicated to identifying links between women’s health and the environment. She received her B.S. from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. 

Ellen Calmas' blog posts


Jake Maedor

Jake Meador is a blogger, content curator, and social media consultant with Rentping Media, an apartment marketing company located in Lincoln, NE.Jake holds a BA in English and History with a minor in International Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Jake Maedor's Blog Posts

Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson is a Portland, Or based realtor and blogger, who is dedicated to hard work and delivering a high level of service and education to her clients and community. She has been a top producing real estate broker for many years, assisting hundreds of individuals and families to buy and sell homes and investment properties.

Jenny Johnson's Blog Posts

John R. Triplett

John R. Triplett is the founder of Desert Path Marketing Group, a content marketing focused agency that handles writing, editing, books, blogs, email marketing and search engine optimization for clients.

John has been building online digital brands for more than 20 years for newspaper, television and cable media companies including Cox, Belo and Gannett. Also, he has worked as a consultant to web startup companies. He was the founder of Austin360.com and AccessArizona.com and former general manager of AJC.com.

His blog network, built for the Arizona Republic’s online site Azcentral.com, won the best blog network from the Arizona Interactive Marketing Association.

He has been a real estate investor for 20 years, owning single-family and multifamily properties.

John can be reached at John@DesertPathMarketing.com . He resides in Tempe, Arizona and Olathe, Kansas. Please follow this link to view John’s profile on http://www.linkedin.com/in/johntriplett

John Triplett's Blog Posts

Kevin Guz

Kevin Guz started in the corporate world and is now a residential real estate investor with over 10 years of investing experience based in Dallas, TX.  He is the owner of a HomeVestors or “We Buy Ugly Houses” franchise and is also owner of the Clear Key companies which focus on residential real estate wholesaling, rental property management and self-storage leasing.  He is a licensed real estate agent in the state of Texas. He enjoys sharing his on-going personal experiences, perspectives and learnings from his start as a part-time or “weekend investor” and full-time corporate professional to his ultimate transition into his current full-time endeavor as a real estate investor and business owner. You can visit his website here www.clearkeypropertysolutions.com

Kevin Guz's Blog Posts

Kristin Flores

Kristin Flores is Production Manager and staff millennial at Rental Housing Journal.  With a degree in graphic design and certifications in inbound marketing, she brings an aesthetic eye and superior technical acumen to RHJ.  Kristin is passionate about the future of the industry.  Prior to coming to RHJ, Kristin worked as a designer in the real estate industry.

Kristin Flores' Blog Posts

Larry Arth

Larry Arth is a landlord and the founder and CEO of Equity Builders Group, a Florida based Real Estate investment Group. As a 36 year veteran to real estate investing, Larry understands that we are now in a global economy and as times have changed, investment strategies must change as well. Larry is an international recognized consultant and speaker and assists hundreds of investors per year, both foreign and domestic to realize their investment potential. He analyzes locations across the country for economic strength and the locations that yield the largest most sustainable return on investment. Within these locations he seeks out and gathers the best teams to deliver sound, high performing and most importantly sustainable turnkey investment. He works with investors to ride the wave of each area-specific market surge. Larry’s primary focus is offering (Non Listed) safe and sustainable turnkey investments to the passive investor.

Larry Arth's Blog Posts

Lori Hammond

Lori Hammond has had a colorful career with experiences in the conventional and affordable apartment home market place provide the material for Property Management Minutes. An opportunity to share back with an industry that I love. Contact Lori at lori@propertymanagementminutes.com

Lori Hammond's Blog Posts

Matt Easton

Matt Easton is Executive Vice President of MultiFamily Traffic, a leading apartment SEO and digital marketing provider. Matt spent over a decade as a leading program designer for companies like Yahoo and ForRent. He also owned a share of an apartment portfolio in Colorado. One day while talking with another tech savvy portfolio owner about how much was spent to attract renters, they decided there had to be a better way and built www.multifamilytraffic.com.  MultiFamily Traffic works with 500 communities across the U.S.

Matt Easton's Blog Posts

Richard ‘Monty’ Montgomery

Richard Montgomery gives no-nonsense real estate advice to readers’ most pressing questions through his website Dear Monty. He is a real estate industry veteran who has championed industry reform for over a quarter century. He knows real estate investing, from up-close, get-your-hands-dirty rehab to armchair investing using your self-directed IRA as your funding vehicle. In his nearly half-century in the industry, Monty has bought and sold investment properties, founded a real estate brokerage company using a non-traditional consumer driven model, run his own successful brokerage and is former CEO of Corporate Relocation Services. He is a consultant to businesses and entrepreneurs and also shares his knowledge with inquisitive readers through syndicated newspaper columns. You can ask him your real estate questions at www.DearMonty.com.

Richard Montogmery's Blog Posts

Will Johnson

Will Johnson is Publisher at Rental Housing Journal.  With a background in sales and marketing, Will is a tireless networking professional, and possesses a passion for the real estate and property management industries.  He is dedicated to educating and informing those who choose to make their careers in real estate, and making RHJ to their go to source.  Will is actively involved with several local, regional and national apartment, landlord and real estate investor associations, and offers business and marketing consulting services to industry organizations and suppliers.  

Will Johnson's Blog Posts