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ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

I subscribe to HARO and LOVE to read the titles.  My recent post about the government's thought about leasing out foreclosured properties has lead to being quoted in an online trade magazine about the issue AND I have posted my blog on several websites about the issue..... All PR is Good PR and H...
07/25/2011
I am hard pressed to remember a time when I was NOT in my office on a Sunday morning.  It is QUIET, the parking lot is EMPTY, I can vacuum and take out the trash and not disturb other building tenants.....AND I CAN ORGANIZE MORE DIRECT MAIL MARKETING. I need rental property inventory!  I have HAL...
07/25/2011
Government TAKING privately or BANK OWNED homes is a BAD IDEA on so many fronts. 1st * the homes will never be REsold once tenants are in place. Government TAKING privately or BANK OWNED homes is a BAD IDEA on so many fronts. 1st * the homes will never be REsold once tenants are in place. This is...
07/24/2011
I L♥VE my KindleDX.  For someone who reads 2 to 3 books a week * on my Kindle, listening to Audiobooks on my iPod and books-on-tape in my car * the Kindle has saved me loads of space in my house AND I don't buy the same book twice not realizing I have it READY-TO-READ sitting on my shelf. Amazon/...
07/23/2011
Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Single family rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form ...
07/23/2011
Today I returned the balance of the security deposits for my June move-outs.  Virginia allows 45 days to account for and return tenant security deposits and this time limit is outlined in my lease. 90% of my departing residents got their ENTIRE security deposit back.  I'd L♥VE to have 100% securi...
07/23/2011
As a sole-practitioner, gettign and keeping all oif these balls in the air are hard sometimes; however, by doing them, I am more pfoductive AND being more productive has it own REWARD$ You know the movie with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, and they're checking off a list of things they want t...
07/23/2011
My life got MUCH SIMPLER when I eliminated #3.  Not having employees, reporting, tax deposits, etc. is worth hiring out what I might need an employee for.  I don't have to work that one-third harder to make an employee's salary and costs.... As big businesses struggle in this economy, more people...
07/22/2011
I do this semi-annually and it does get results.  I remind judgement debtors that they judgement is accruing at 18% annually and they start paying....RECORDING their judgement gets it on their credit report. I just had a tenant with a $2500 judgement pay me $4800 - interest costs over 5 years was...
07/22/2011
Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Single family rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form ...
07/22/2011
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