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2011 

  I've bought everything from nail polish thinner to doggie treats to downloading books onto my kindle dx.  I've had Amazon Christmases for the last 5 December holidays!!!!  I had not realized that they bought Zappos!  More SHOES!!!   My Love Affair With Amazon began as casual relationship about ...
01/22/2011
  Most rental websites provide an inquiry/question response for tenant prospect contact about property and I always ask WHEN they are moving?  HOW MANY in their family?  IF they have pets?  I want that information before continuing with further e-mail or phone inquiries so that I can assist them ...
01/22/2011
1700 Easy Lane CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA LARGE Hollymead home within easy walk to Hollymead and Sutherland schools AND Hollymead pool Description   Features   Photos   Map   Walk Score   Schools   Website   Share/Email 4BR/2+1BA Single Family House $1,685/month Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial S...
01/21/2011
1018 Glenwood Station Lane CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA Townhouse w/2Car Garage adjacent to Fashion Square Mall * walk to Starbucks, restaurants * 10 Min to UVA & 5 Min to NGIC Description   Features   Photos   Map   Walk Score   Schools   Website   Share/Email 3BR/2+1BA Townhouse $1,795/month Bedrooms 3...
01/21/2011
Decades ago, these types of settlements never saw the light of day NOR were they discussed, printed or put on the internet. A "side" issue of the DoJ's crowing about THIS settlement is that NOW the complainants will FOREVER be linked with this situation by GOOGLE and other search engines. When FU...
01/21/2011
Almost 50 years ago the owners of a commercial/office building in NYC on W 34th St  * across the street from the Macy's flagship store * master leased their building to some up-start father and son developers who leased out the building in a master/sub-tenant arrangement which is common in dense ...
01/21/2011
  I wish that agents and landlords would state these fees upfront so that rental prospects would KNOW how much money they will need to spend in ADDITION to utility sign up charges or security deposits depending on the prospects' credit.   Question:  What are the costs involved in renting a home? ...
01/21/2011
NASCAR Champion * Rusty Wallace (sorry, no relation) and the former driver of the Miller Lite BLUE DUCE #2 and the NEW driver of the #2 Brad Keselowski * 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Champion * at the testing of the NEW Daytona track repaving on Thursday.   These tests have been called because of RAIN ...
01/20/2011
Over the last 30 years, I have built 2 property management firms from scratch.  Both times I used direct mail to absentee property owners. I am continuing on with my direct mail DRIP mailings to target farm areas and it's WORKING! Several of my blog posts this year have been converted into direct...
01/19/2011
  I L♥VE the use of Estoppel Certificates and I agree that their use should be expanded to all investment properties AND when a SFR property is sold that is tenant occupied.  They have been around for commercial property sales for decades and the likelihood of ";unknowns"; coming forth after clos...
01/18/2011
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