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2013 

I KNOW about this ONLY because I L♥VE the various Tori and Dean reality TV shows....I remember when they had a B&B, when they first got pregnant with Liam, when they moved so they could have animals, when they were not speaking to Candy after her UBER TV producer father died and then I found out ...
02/28/2013
I need a break from the Jack Reacher treasure trove of books on my night table and the Ludlum/Bourne CDs I have in my car so I found the latest from Ann Leary and I L♥VED the title - The Good House. GOOD is not an adjective describing the house * it is the name of the house because it belongs to ...
02/28/2013
I have several residents who are employed by local DoD subcontractors. My rent renewal notices hit their mailboxes on Monday and they are concerned that they may not have JOBS much less increased income to pay the stipulated rental increase because of the threat of sequestration. Fortunately, my ...
02/28/2013
I think I have heard all of these as a property manager....the URGENCY of many of them is very easy to get sucked into and we want to assist them without seeing the PITfalls of our actions...it should ONLY take one time. 36 Ways To Tell If A Client Is Fraud (aka Scam Artist)  No One Wants To Be D...
02/27/2013
I answer my own phone * actually my office land line forwards to my cel phone * so when I received a call today from a Sprint cel phone number I answered it. It was a man IDENTIFYING HIMSELF AS A PROPERTY MANAGER requesting a tenant reference.  I advised him that I required a $25 FORMS FEE and a ...
02/27/2013
I suspect LOCATION * TYPE OF PROPERTIES * TECHNOLOGY and PERSONNEL may be the key issues - location of the business AND the type of properties taken and distance from their distance from the property management office; the USE of TECHNOLOGY (the Cloud) and property management software; AND hiring...
02/26/2013
I would suggest that landlords need Landlord LIABILITY insurance coverage since homeowner coverage is different for an owner-occupant property. Having good liability insurance coverage is very IMPORTANT! Michigan land lords are sitting in the drivers seat since the Michigan Foreclosure Boom is ov...
02/25/2013
I like the one where I have to take every rental discussion about a property to the property owner....HEY!  They hired me to handle these discussions as we have already had the discussion about how I handle these discussions. Real Estate Myth or Fact, have you ever wondered how a myths gets start...
02/24/2013
I am very fortunate to have GREAT owners and residents who refer owner and tenant prospects to me....I HEART referrals! UNFORTUNATELY, I rarely take the properties that are referred to me and I ALWAYS thank those who give me these referrals..... I received an e-mail this morning from a new invest...
02/24/2013
PLEASE RENTERS CHECK TO KNOW THE BACK GROUND OF WHOM YOUR LANDLORD WILL BE. SOME OF THEM LIVE OUT OF THE TOWN OF THE HOMES THEY RENT AND HAVE A CRIMINAL BACK GROUND..FRONTING THEM SELVES WITH A COMPANY NAME. ASK THE OWNER OR OWNERS NAME. THEN CHECK THE INTERNET. MEN WANTING TO KNOW TOO MANY QUEST...
02/23/2013
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