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2013 

Agents need to make sure tha the movie, American Beauty, where the real estate agent * MOM * is JUST A MOVIE.....we are a resource unless we have authorization and the FUND$ to make repairs and do maintenance & CLEANING A Listing Agent is not the same as a Property Manager With some Central CT ho...
01/20/2013
I try to get as many single family residences (SFRs) in my management portfolio as possible; however, new constructions in our area is mostly multi-unit townhouses and my most recent properties are governed by HOAs. One of these very desirable townhouse projects has recently changed management fi...
01/20/2013
WELL DESERVED FEATURE POST....I have a stated policy that if I have to serve 3 pay or quit notices in any 12 months, I will not renew their FIXED TERM Lease and I warn residents after the 1st and 2nd notices....they need to PRIORITIZE their payments to make their RENT PAYMENT FIRST! In the height...
01/19/2013
I have never understood why architects and planners want to HIDE the dumpsters at the end of the property and NOT provide a concrete pad for their HEAVY trucks to turn around * loaded garbage trucks 1) wake up residents; and 2) destroy the asphalt parking lot.   There is nothing like a fresh asph...
01/19/2013
What a great post and I wish you had posted it to the ActiveRain Property Management group.  Tenants want EVERYTHING and owners and property managers need to prioritize Whenever a repair request or complaint crosses a landlord’s desk, they need to assign a level of urgency to the task.  Like any ...
01/19/2013
I require residents to keep heat at 60 degrees when they are not present at the property as if the power goes out, it will take almost 36 to 48 hours for the temp inside the house to lower to the degree that the pipes will freeze Broken pipes, seized toilets, oh my! Winter brings colder temperatu...
01/19/2013
I've checked out tenant prospects' cars for decades when I walk them off the property and provide them application forms....This is not something really new - NOW I want to see if they smoke and how messy their car is inside A landlord told me once that she pays attention to something other than ...
01/18/2013
550 Pebble Hill Court Charlottesville VA 22903 2 beds/2 baths$1295 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-0106   Phone: 434 979 9723 Email: cvillecpm@aol.com Website: http://VaHomes4Rent.com Location information 550 Pebble Hill Court Charlottes...
01/17/2013
3353 Worth Crossing Charlottesville VA 22911 2 beds/2.5 baths$1085 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-0106   Phone: 434 979 9723 Email: cvillecpm@aol.com Website: http://VaHomes4Rent.com Location information 3353 Worth Crossing Charlottesvi...
01/17/2013
20 Tanglewood Rd Lake Monticello VA 22963 3 beds/2 baths$1295 / month     Gibson Management Group, Ltd.Wallace S. Gibson CPM PO Box 106Keswick, VA 22947-0106   Phone: 434 979 9723 Email: cvillecpm@aol.com Website: http://VaHomes4Rent.com Location information 20 Tanglewood Rd Lake Monticello VA 2...
01/17/2013
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