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2011 

  Except for my sparkling NASCAR flat and ClustrMap widget, I'm not really a widget person as I think they are often a distraction; however, slow loading blogs are a hazaard to your blogging health   Yahoo is shutting down MyBlogLog on May 24, 2011. If you have a MyBlogLog widget on your Active R...
04/29/2011
Shades of Grace and Rainier * Albert of Monaco will wed South African swimming champ, Charlene Wittstock in July... http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703778104576287081174560032.html Word is that rather than glass coaches, Rolls Royces or Maybachs, the Grimaldis will use a LEXUS LS 60...
04/29/2011
Downloadable for Apple products from the Apple Store http://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-royal-wedding-official/id434501787?mt=11 The official BLOG http://www.officialroyalwedding2011.org/blog/2011/April/28/Royal-Wedding-update--Official-programme--including-Order-of-Service--available-online In ...
04/28/2011
  NOW the trick is to PREscreen and select the BEST residents of the 80 * loads of calls means interest; however, I still prefer 5 well-qualified applicants who qualify at the HIGHER Rent!   I had some tenants move out of a property late last month and after I made a few repairs I put the house o...
04/28/2011
  I woke up to this situation in VA this AM with tornado warnings for our area and massive power outages....dark clouds and heavy rain and now SUNSHINE.  We are fortunate and I too hold good thoughts for the people in these areas   Thunderstorms, severe winds and tornadoes have hit the southeast ...
04/28/2011
  DIY landlords still think that the FREE credit report that an applicant can pull on themselves is sufficient for them to give their keys to them - NOT SO FAST! NB * I had new residents report that their DW/disposal stopped working.  I e-mailed them to flip the wall switch via e-mail.  Their res...
04/27/2011
My rental process is unique in that I have photos of my properties when they are VACANT on my website when I am offering them for re-renting.  Except for new properties that may still have owners or current renters inside, I take photos of the properties between occupants so that I can REmarket t...
04/27/2011
  I L♥VE Dropbox for FREE STORAGE and With an iPad, Dropbox is a great way to get pdf documents available online.....you can also do it with Google docs     Working in the Cloud or Cloud Computing What if you could improve profitability, increase efficiency and manage risk more effectively with a...
04/26/2011
  Google FIRST then Facebook and THEN run their credit report.  I am surprised by the DIY landlords who take the FREE reports that consumers can run on themselves.  These are specifically NOT for credit purposes   Many do-it-yourself landlords don't do background checks on prospective tenants for...
04/25/2011
A bizillion years ago, I was happy to find residents for a new client's home only to determine later that the new residents had 4 cars and the PUD only allowed 2 per property and no OVERNIGHT parking. Having a University and several higher education facilities in our area, more and more rental pr...
04/25/2011
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