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2012 

Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Villa rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form < Villa1222 Townbrook Crossing Charlottesville VA 22901 3 beds/2 baths$2195 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-0106   Phone...
03/31/2012
This is a GREAT list and DIY landlords NEVER think of the routine maintenance or emergency repairs that need attention at their INVESTMENT when they get excited about IT!  I've got removing kitchen TRASHcompactors and returning kitchen cabinet space to an ART As professional property managers we ...
03/30/2012
Although I agree this is a GREAT list * I pass on service inquires that ask about my prices FIRST.....they are dialing for dollar$ and I'm no longer playing that game. If they want an experienced, PROFESSIONAL property manager with the resources to give them a BETTER BOTTOM LINE * that's ME...oth...
03/29/2012
I provide my departing residents with a list of my approved vendors for cleaning, carpets and yard.  If they do NOT use them and I have to REdo inferior work, I charge a 20% service charge from their deposit! Most property managers require a tenant to have the carpets in home they rented professi...
03/29/2012
....buy NEW.  WHAT?  WHAT?  There are deals out there for LOW priced single family homes.  Why would I advise him to BUY a NEW property? First, in our area, the "DEALS" are in UNdesirable areas; are condo-conversions which do not rent because their HOA fees are too high; or will take way too much...
03/28/2012
1. Tiny holes in the wall You’ve hung up some pictures while living in your rental, and now the pictures have come down and left tiny holes in their place. They may seem barely noticeable to you, but they won’t to your landlord. Check with your landlord on what you need to do and if your landlord...
03/27/2012
I would add that many professional landlords do NOT give verbal references for security reasons.  Have applicants sign authorization for this information when they sign applications and then call or e-mail current and past landlord and offer the signed authorization to complete.   Investors Take ...
03/25/2012
Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Single family rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form < Single family2883 Stratford Glen Way Charlottesville VA 22911  5 beds/3.5 baths$2795 / month      Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, V...
03/24/2012
$1465 / 2br - Move-in July 1 * LG Townhouse w/Family Rm & Lots of Storage (5 Min to Downtown/Pantops) Date: 2012-03-24, 6:56AM EDTReply to: see below [Errors when replying to ads?]   Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Townhouse rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inqui...
03/24/2012
Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Townhouse rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form < Townhouse1514 Montessori Terrace Charlottesville VA 22911 3 beds/3 baths$1695 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-0106...
03/24/2012
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