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2012 

Thank you for the list...I won't wait for my FORMAL invitation to go see the Foglemans...next Wednesday - a great excuse to use the NAV system in my car!  ROAD TRIP~Ever heard that Hello Again song?  How about Come Together or Reunited and It Feels So Good?  Well these are some of the tunes you m...
11/28/2012
Kudos for being so thorough and being viligant in checking information actually provided by the applicant.  One of the reasons I do not want to take application fees by credit chards or CASH is I want to see the information on their personal check!The Application Tells a Story.  The Credit Report...
11/27/2012
I have four application from rental prospects who have provided them to me personally or faxed/e-mailed them to me.  2 have until noon TODAY to Fed/Ex or hand deliver their check for their move-in monies to my office.  1 set I will meet at the property at 3:15P TOMORROW and I have advised them to...
11/26/2012
This happens MORE OFTEN than DIY landlords or property managers might think or want.   One of the JOYS of using Craigslists is the DELETE/REpost option for listings.  ALLOWING posts to remain in the AD ROLL for days can be DANGEROUS as.....  1) it allows rental prospects to view rental RENT reduc...
11/26/2012
This is a MEDICARE TAX * and real estate professionals * who do not know about CAPITAL GAINS taxes * are the ones who are spreading this MISinformation. In addition, high-income households would also be subject to a new 3.8% Medicare tax on investment income starting in 2013. http://money.cnn.com...
11/26/2012
In our area, fireplaces are often covered over for health/safety as well as heat and AC considerations so while the chimney may appear outside, there is no fireplace to enjoy!  The floor plan may be the same, be sure to check it out anyway.   I have seen a lot of apartment floor plans in the last...
11/23/2012
When I report a dryer problem to my appliance service team, I ask that they check the dryer vent automatically - a clogged dryer vent can stop the operation quickly and is a EASY FIX...why someone would put it through the ROOF is strange.A dryer vent through the roof is a very dangerous thing. I ...
11/23/2012
  Rental Home - Lake Monticello, VA Single family rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form < Single family15 Tallwood Trail Lake Monticello VA 22963 3 beds/2 baths$1045 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-...
11/22/2012
  Rental Home - Lake Monticello, VA Single family rental, > Click here for full details, additional photos, and an inquiry form < Single family20 Tanglewood Rd Lake Monticello VA 22963 3 beds/2 baths$1395 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-0...
11/22/2012
No "I can't get my oven/microwave to work" calls so I am VERY grateful....One holiday down and no phone calls JUST e-mails with applications and requests for showings...WHEW!                    
11/22/2012
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