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2012 

I hate CATTLE CALL listing/rental presentations.....the property owner dials or e-mails area property managers for information on listing or property management services. These seem to start in January and I try to PRE-screen some of these contacts for the type of property and intent of the prope...
01/30/2012
As a property manager, I AM taking social security * investing it in the stock market * I am NOT retiring as I love the work I do and I make a very good living doing it. More agents need to REDIRECT their focus and get educated as property managers to SURVIVE for the next 3 to 5 years. What good ...
01/29/2012
I'm so glad that Tom Clancy is EXTENDING the Jack Ryan franchise to a second generation with his latest offerings....Dead or Alive and Locked On If you have only known Clancy's character of Jack Ryan via Alec Baldwin * The Hunt for Red October * Harrison Ford * Patriot Games and Clear and Present...
01/29/2012
IMHO * the listing agent needs to fix the mistakes with the taxes, etc. AND allowing the former seller/homeowner to remain as a tenant is a mistake.  They did not care enough about the property to organize their lives to pay the  mortgage for a HOME THEY OWNED so they will not be able to pay the ...
01/28/2012
Christopher makes EXCELLENT points in his post * I am meeting with more and more HomeOwners who are moving or downsizing who want to keep their current home with a LOW or NO mortgage as an income producing asset!   Seniors are particularly careful about guarding their assets. With little monthly ...
01/28/2012
I have clients who have bought several Model Units from an area developer.  They get really nice units and the developer rents the units BACK from them while they market their UNsold/Unbuilt units. I met with clients and the developer's representative this week to outline what will be done to tur...
01/27/2012
I saw a teaser for this on Inman yesterday...I have stopped my rental listings from migrating to these sites * with the exception of HotPads * because they do not link to my actual website and want to control the FIRST CONTACT which is TEDIOUS. Even Craigslist lets me REdirect viewers to my websi...
01/27/2012
YES! I was a CHILD REAL ESTATE AGENT....Except for brief stint as a secretary * in a real estate office * I have had a long career in real estate/property management. I took the road to the DARK SIDE early in my career working for a local real estate developer managing his larger properties and a...
01/26/2012
Rental Home - Charlottesville, VA Townhouse rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form < Townhouse108-A Melbourne Park Circle A Charlottesville VA 22902 3 beds/2.5 baths$1595 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22...
01/26/2012
Rental prospects MUST do their homework online, FIRST.   Desirable rental properties will rent FAST so rental prospects need to be prepared with their information to complete an application AND check to submit with their applications. During your rental search 1. Know what your expectations are b...
01/26/2012
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