Real Property Management Organization Names ‘Franchise of the Year’ and ‘Rising Star’ at 2017 Conference

March 10, 2017 // // SALT LAKE CITY - Real Property Management, the nation’s leading full-service property management organization, recently awarded two franchise owners for exceptional performance at its annual franchise conference.

“All of our franchise owners work tirelessly throughout the year to serve their customers and communities well, and our annual conference is an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the milestones and successes of each of them,” said Lukas Krause, CEO of Property Management Business Solutions, LLC, the franchisor of Real Property Management. “This year’s award winners have demonstrated extreme dedication, loyalty and leadership, traits which have set them apart from other offices in the system.”

Real Property Management recognized Josh and Derek Kattenberg, owners of Real Property Management Express in Sioux Falls, SD, as Franchise of the Year. Franchise of the Year award winners are selected based on demonstrated proficiency, excellence and overall engagement in all aspects of property management, and is the most prestigious recognition in residential property management.

Matt and Ed Engel, who operate Real Property Management Investment Solutions in Grandville, MI, were honored as this year’s recipients of the Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award is awarded to one franchise each year that has seen significant growth and exemplifies the Real Property Management model, overall exceeding the standards for a new franchise.

In addition to the Franchise of the Year and Rising Star awards, Real Property Management recognized offices who reached significant growth milestones, such as surpassing 100, 250 or 500 properties under management. Nearly 40 franchises that earned a part in the 2016 President’s Circle were also acknowledged.

Managing combined assets worth more than $13 billion, the Real Property Management franchise was recognized this year by Entrepreneur magazine and Franchise Business Review as a top franchise opportunity. The organization was also named one of the fastest-growing franchises in America on Franchise Gator’s annual list of the Top 100 Fastest Growing franchise concepts.

Real Property Management is the leading property management franchise in the nation, with more than 300 offices in 46 states and Canada. The company’s offices specialize in managing single-family homes, townhomes, condos, multiplexes and small apartment buildings. Its services include finding and screening tenants, completing the lease agreements, collecting rent, arranging for any necessary repairs, and processing evictions when necessary. Real Property Management offices also manage the legal compliance for local, state and federal real estate law.

About Real Property Management

Real Property Management is a franchise organization owned by Property Management Business Solutions, LLC, a privately held corporation based in Utah. With over 30 years of industry expertise, Real Property Management offices provide full-service residential property management for thousands of investors and rental home owners from more than 300 independently owned and operated locations throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Real Property Management or property management services, please visit the following link: For information on franchising opportunities, please visit

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SOURCE Real Property Management



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