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2011 

  Fortunately * many areas of Virginia have not experienced the large # of foreclosures that other areas of the country have and our elected officials have seen the damage other states have undergone and will step in to fix the situation!  Thanks for the post, Will   Virginia lawmakers are fighti...
01/18/2011
  This is my WEEK for posts about the JOYS of being a professional property manager.  David's questions are right on the money as far what most prospects ask and the responses are KEY in the client understanding the complexities of this real estate specialty!   ALT property Management is your ful...
01/18/2011
I have policies and procedures that enable me to perform the tasks and responsibilities that my clients have contracted for me to do.  That said, clients sometimes forget that my policies are in place for my and their protection as well as to enable me to better do my job. When clients or residen...
01/18/2011
I chuckle everytime I read DYI landlords say that it costs MORE to use a property manager.  This is not REALISTIC or TRUE.....DYI landlords who do their own maintenance or use YELLOW PAGE/Google vendor selection REALLY pay more $$$ for their repair costs in the long run. As a property manager wit...
01/17/2011
  Thank you Nathan!  I too made a SUGGEST for this post....and I'll REblog as there are groups that need to have this information for their members!!!   Craigslist is an EXCELLENT tool for listing rentals, in fact, it's so excellent I've heard more propery managers say they get more leads from cr...
01/17/2011
I L♥VE Boardwalk Empire * I got into the HBO series 3 episodes too late and got caught up over the holidays with the beginnings of Nucky, The Commodore and Atlantic City. I was very surprised to learn that the show is actually based on a REAL book and REAL characters.   While many have likened it...
01/17/2011
  These types of owners REALLY need a professional property manager to manage their investment * keep it RENTED * arrange for MAINTENANCE * get them the BEST return on their investment and have it in good shape when they want to test the market for re-sale! I work with many area real estate agent...
01/16/2011
  If landlords do NOT know how to do an eviction, they need an attorney who will do it and the landlord needs to follow the steps and shadow the attorney through the various court appearances to learn the process. Once a landlord knows the process, it will save them money when they start the proc...
01/16/2011
If you are selling investment or multi-unit real estate * this is the IRS form that you want YOUR BUYER clients to review and that is provided by the Sellers!  I have actually had to send a listing agent this form so that they knew what to ask their clients for!  
01/16/2011
WALLACE S. GIBSON CPM GRI Finding your new rental home in Central Virginia just got easier.... Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Pantops * at the foot of Monticello, Charlottesville, VA 22911direct: 434*979-9723Cvillecpm@gmail.comactiverain.com/blogs/cvillecpm listings | about me | visit my website M...
01/15/2011
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