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2012 

This is a very interesting approach to a la carte management. I rarely discuss fees over the phone unless I want the property.  I want to know the address of the property and the owner's LONG TERM intentions for the property.  It is not worth it to me if they just want to hold it until the market...
01/14/2012
Lisa * I had a inquiry from an "investigator" last week for a tenant who lived at a property I managed 4 years ago....They want to know EVERYTHING! My policy is to ONLY provide this information in my office and AFTER I have viewed the investigator's CREDS.  Unfortunately, they do not provide inqu...
01/13/2012
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01/13/2012
I think the program/designation needs to be refined so that those who are tasked with the charge of AMBASSADOR and sheparding the community are willing to spend the time and energy to do so. The GROUP Moderators are the UNsung HEROs of ActiveRain IMHO! What DOES it mean to be an Active Rain Ambas...
01/12/2012
My younger sister has a friend who is a RABID Obama supporter so they rarely talk about politics.....until her friend mentioned that she LIKED Romney because he founded STAPLES (office supply UBER store). I advised my sister that although it is good that "Sue" is looking for alternatives in next ...
01/12/2012
A South Carolina woman is spending over a week in jail for keeping a messy yard. She has had municipal citations for over a year and has failed to clean up the mess in her yard EVEN WITH the police and town offering their help in removing her junk. Several things come to my mind INCLUDING where w...
01/12/2012
This is SO VERY IMPORTANT and I am glad to see that the credit bureaus are picking up that RENTAL HISTORY is an important factor in determining HOW would-be borrowers will HONOR their obligations for their housing, Borrowers who have a history of paying rent on time may see a boost to their credi...
01/12/2012
I know the ANSWER to the "mystery" question on FoxSnooze this AM....It's RUSH LIMBAUGH's B-day. When I lived in NoCA, I remember seeing the billboard on the side of I-80 in his Sacramento radio market area.  I did not know who he was and thought the message * Wouldn't you like to PUNCH Rush in th...
01/12/2012
HOAs and associations who think that enacting laws to PREVENT homeowners from renting their properties are VERY short sighted and are hurting the OTHER unit owners who will have to pick up the slack from deliquent dues. Many of these attempts at curtailing private property rights are being challe...
01/11/2012
...I would add NEVER rent to friends, friends of relatives or relatives....being a BUSINESS means distancing personal/family from residents. I would caution against using Realtor or trade organization forms unless you are a MEMBER of that association.  TAR has a caveat about non-members using the...
01/11/2012
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