Stephen Foster

Stephen D. Foster was born and raised in Iowa, graduated from Iowa State University with a B.A. in Architecture in 1972 and graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master of Building Design in Architecture in 1974. He is an emeritus member of the American Institute of Architects. Steve became a real estate broker in 1978 and formed Boardwalk Real Property Management, Inc. and FOBRA Real Estate, Inc. in 1986. He received the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) designation in 1991. He joined National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) in 1992 and helped form and is a past president of the San Antonio Metropolitan Area Chapter of NARPM.

He received the Residential Management Professional (RMP) designation in 1998, the Master Property Manager (MPM) in 2001 and his company, Boardwalk Real Property Management, Inc. was designated a Certified Residential Management Company (CRMC) in 2008. He was the 2014 National President of NARPM. In May of 2018, Steve sold Boardwalk Real Property Management LLC to HomeRiver Group, a national property management company. Steve moved to Lakeway, TX in 2018 and continues to operate FOBRA Real Estate, Inc., a general real estate company. He is married to Dr. Linda G. Foster and have 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren.

Consulting Specialties:

  • Starting a property management business
  • Why you should consider joining NARPM
  • Your management process
  • Are you legal in Texas
  • How many people do I need to hire and when
  • Challenges of managing personnel
  • Do I want to purchase a property management company?
  • How to purchase a property management company
  • Selling and valuing a property management business
Stephen Foster