How to Successfully Start a New Real Estate Business with Kim Bays

Jul 23, 2022 | Podcast

Join Daniel Nickles with his guest Kim Bays, the founder of Exponential Property Group, as she breaks down how you can make serial entrepreneurship happen. Setting up a business for success is one thing, but having multiple of those under your belt is another. Here, Kim explains why Exponential Property Group focuses on Texas, her take on creating successful businesses as a skill, how she approaches hiring top talents, and why the multifamily space is your safe place during economic uncertainty. 

In this episode you will learn: 

  • The State of Texas – the greatest country ever 
  • What it takes to be a successful serial entrepreneur 
  • How to put the right people on the right seats 
  • Kim Bays on being vertically integrated 
  • There will be a continued reshuffling of where the economy is benefiting and where it isn’t 

About Kim Bays: 

Kimberly Radaker Bays is the Founder and Managing Principal of Exponential Property Group. Under her leadership, the firm has capitalized over 1 billion in Multifamily Investments with an average IRR and equity multiple of over 30% and 2.0x, respectively. She is responsible for the strategic vision of Exponential Property Group, Exponential Property Management, and the Martha’s Ranch Foundation. 


Prior to starting Exponential Property Group, she spent many years managing all aspects of a single-family rental portfolio for her family’s business which ignited her passion for real estate. Preceding the launch of her real estate career, Kim spent over a decade designing and administering qualified retirement plans. 


Kim holds her Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Iowa. She is a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor and is a member of the Dallas Business Journal Leadership Trust. She is a frequent speaker at various Multifamily Investor Conferences, has been a guest speaker on numerous podcasts, and is highly focused on giving back to the community.  


With any free time she has, she spends time with her husband, Matt, twin sons, James and Nathan, and step-son Jett. She is passionate about supporting the broader autistic community via the Martha’s Ranch Foundation, a 501c3 she created to provide a source of fun and support tailored for families with autistic children. 


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