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I’ve written before about Little League and one of my son’s adventures and successes this season in A Father's pride and followed up in Follow up to A Father's Pride... he wins the Game Ball!.
I’ve also featured and antics of my youngest son, and his teammate, both chasing the ball in We can't all chase the ball
Today, we were all spectators as Veronica and I took them to watch the Big Boys play baseball. We saw the Cal Bears host Stanford in a Sunday afternoon game that was a great time. Keep in mind that (5 comments)
I've read news articles and also many well written posts here in AR in which buying/selling agents extoll the virtues of buying a home and related it to the American Dream and suggesting that buying is a better choice than renting. I don't disagree with the authors of (26 comments)
delgado property management: How to succeed as a Realtor - 05/10/13 10:05 PM
You’re good at what you do. You’re list of “war stories” includes many victories of closing deals that no one thought could happen and pleasing clients whose expectations seemed intimidating. You’ve studied and learned your profession and developed your network of appraisers, mortgage brokers, that guy who places your yard signs for you, other agents and long-term clients. What’s missing? You need a Property Manager. Why? You ask. A strong Property Manager will make you more valuable to your clients and help you to increase your sales. Yes, it’s true. I’ll tell you how. A strong Property Manager makes you more valuable by helping you help (5 comments)
Business is business and all is well in Benicia Property Management
In the world of Benicia Property Management, we at Delgado Property Management believe in delivering quality every step of the way. We don’t cut corners and we don’t accept less than excellence in our quest to be the best. Our strong reputation around town suggests that many have noticed our efforts and we are proud of earning so much of our business by referral. An example of our providing excellence is shown in the sampling of photos below taken of the same home. On the left side our (3 comments)
This view rented 48 hours after being listed! If proof was very needed that Delgado Property Management gets results, than add this to the list of “proof.”
Not only did the property rent in 48 hours, but we also had several applications received. This suggests that our marketing, photography, leasing agents talents and everything else are working well together in a seamless system. It takes dedication and time to develop the systems to produce these types of result. The client had considered another company in town, (3 comments)
We all have our favorite authors or books. I have to admit that one of my childhood favorites is "Go Dogs Go" by the esteemed Dr. Seuss. I've read books as varied as War and Peace, or East of Eden but somehow none have supplanted the good Dr. Seuss and his book.
Only recently I made a connection that relates to what we in the AR community all do for a living. No matter the complexities of new laws, software, financing, inspections, etc and whether we sell homes or lease homes we have the common denominator (10 comments)
At Delgado Property Management we have noticed something in the past year or so. I'm into sure if I can call this a trend just yet, but we've had several renters insist on staying with Delgado as their property management company even as they decide that they want/need a different rental home. The specific reasons for moving vary but include needing more space, wanting a single story instead of a two story and so on. Yet the one constant is that they insist on renting their new home from us, even though there (2 comments)
delgado property management: We won't sell your home - 04/16/13 10:30 PM
Why we won’t sell your home At Delgado Property Management, we have what I would say is: 1. The strongest Internet presence of any local competitor 2. Two of the best sales agents in the area 3. A consistent flow of highly qualified, interested prospects 4. A very positive word of mouth reputation 5. Relationships with numerous vendors and agencies in the area 6. We have consistently closed 15-25 deals per month for the past year 7. A dedication to continuing education to make sure we are up to date on all of the latest law changes. 8. The list goes on…. But, we won’t sell your home. We (6 comments)
Yes, it has been a while since I've written a blog. I've heard questions asking why I haven't blogged and when will I resume. In fact, just today during a Little League game, the man who coached one of my sons LAST YEAR commented on a blog I'd written and the photo within the blog as one that he really liked. That little reminder has jolted me into action to return to Activerain. Yes, blogging is a good way to reach the community and to spread a good message. As busy as we've been and as much as (6 comments)
At Delgado Property Management, in the process of working towards what we believe any Benicia Property Management company should be, it seems that we’ve established a new standard.
In the past several months we have received a steady stream of both new clients and renters with repeated comments such as; “I’ve interviewed four other property management companies are you are the most knowledgeable and the most professional.” We’ve also heard comments regarding our covering the “basics” more thoroughly when we are told; “the other guys don’t return phone calls like you do.” These types of comments are not (5 comments)
delgado property management: 12 new clients with Benicia Rental Homess in just one week - 08/05/12 08:18 AM
12 new clients with Benicia Rental Homes in just one week Yes, it has been an interesting week, and a busy one too. We’ve signed up 12 new clients with Benicia Rental Homes in just this past week. We’ve had some busy weeks before but I can’t remember a time when we signed 12 new client contracts in such a short time frame Word has gotten out about our service and clients are now actively seeking us out. We are happy to assist with their Benicia Rental Homes since we know the market very well and can typically place qualified renters very quickly. (3 comments)
Yes, 70 out of 75 images are direct links back to one of our blogs! Many of those 70 contain our logo! It’s truly a beautiful site to behold!
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We have similar success with other area keywords such as “Vallejo Property Management” and we have a (13 comments)
delgado property management: Who you choose does make a difference - 07/29/12 09:51 PM
Benicia Property Management Companies are not all the same We often get phone calls from potential new clients asking questions to help them decide which Benicia Property Management Company to retain. I'll let a recent true story, well, tell the story.... A client that had been with a competing firm for many years grew frustrated that his rental property has sat vacant for 74 days right through the busiest time of the year. That’s right, vacant for 74 days! The marketing of the rental property was simply not getting results. It’s as if things were at a dead end. The (13 comments)
delgado property management: Delgado Property Management's "secret to success" - 07/21/12 09:03 AM
Delgado Property Management's "secret to success" Like anything that is rewarding, there is great effort involved in becoming successful. So, what do we at Delgado Property Management have as our “secret to success” that other Benicia Property Management companies do not? Well, I’ll get to that. Property management is one of those professions that is actually much more involved than many people realize, at least if you plan on doing it correctly. I’ll use an analogy to explain- Can you ride a bike? Seriously. Can you ride a bicycle? For most people the obvious answer is “of course I can” or (5 comments)
delgado property management: Condo for rent - Quiet Harbor in Glen Cove, Vallejo, CA - 07/15/12 08:55 PM
Condo for rent in the Glen Cove, California Delgado Property Management is proud to present a premier Glen Cove condo for rent - check out Quiet Harbor in Glen Cove, Vallejo, Condominiums. We are the only property management company in Benicia to have several of these condos under management. This condominium association has very firm rules regarding the number of rental units they will allow at any given time. As a result, demand for rentals in Quiet Harbor is very high. At any given time, there is a good opportunity that we may have one or more of these excellent condos available for rent.
delgado property management: Thoughts on improvement. Homefinder.com Makeover challenge - 07/15/12 07:41 AM
At Delgado Property Management we are constantly looking at ways to improve our business. I don't say this as a meaningless self-promotion but rather as the honest truth. We have only been open under this name since 2010 but we bring to DPM our experience as having previously formed a small property management business that we closed in favor of DPM and also 20 years of experience in this field. As a husband and wife team, Veronica and I have constantly looked at different aspects of the business from procedures to marketing to training of employees to establishing our "niche" in (6 comments)
Coming on July 28 and July 29, at the downtown Benicia waterfront promenade, will be the return of the Benicia Fine Art and Jazz Festival. This lovely location is at the foot of First Street with the Carquinez Strait serving as a scenic background.
This is a family-orientated two day event with a full line-up of jazz musicians, a fine art marketplace and even gourmet foods, a wine and beer garden and just to make sure the kids are happy, a children’s art and activity alley.
We meet a lot of people that are moving to Benicia. This shouldn’t be surprising since we are a property management company and our line of work is matching up interested renters with available rental homes.
Folks move for many reasons. We have found that people move to Benicia primarily because: 1. They are relocating to the area for a new job 2. They choose Benicia for the schools and/or the small town atmosphere
Yes, the details will differ with each telling, but the story usually revolves (9 comments)
Benicia has a variety of traditions and yearly events that keep the community thriving and keeps the visitors coming. One of the popular events is the Benicia Peddlers’ Fair held on First Street every August.
The 2012 rendition of the Benicia Peddler’s Fair is the 49th Annual and will be held on Saturday, August 11 starting at 8am. This free event takes place on First Street all the way from J Street down to the waterfront.
Those in the know actually show up before 8:00 though since the vendors start setting up their (1 comments)
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