Thomas R. Martin- Broker/Owner, ICPM, Property Manager in Sacramento, Folsom, Natomas, Elk Grove, Roseville, Property Manager's Blog

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Property Manager - Investors Choice Property Management - CAL BRE LIC# 01124954
An investment property is a valuable asset, so you should not trust the care of that asset to just anyone. Taking the time to research and locate the right Property Manager can save you time, money and a few hundred headaches down the road. Investors Choice Property Management (ICPM) is dedicated to setting an example for our peers in the industry. Experience Property Management The Way It Should Be.
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Investors Choice Property Management (ICPM) is a small, service-based property management company serving the greater Sacramento area, as well as Folsom, Natomas, Elk Grove, Lincoln and Rocklin. Our business is 95% referral based, we do NO Sales, and property management is our only business. With...
01/02/2009
Well, it has been an interesting ride to be sure, but we made it through another year. While we did not set any records for business growth, we met all of our goals for the year. In this market, that is something in and of itself.   My family is happy and healthy. Our clients are satisfied that t...
12/26/2008
As Broker of a small, service based property management company serving Landlords in the greater Sacramento area, we do our best to stay at the top of the learning curve. I recently attended a class offered through a professional organization called NARPM (National Association of Residential Prop...
12/18/2008
My wife and I have a friend that is struggling in her serviced-based profession (sound familiar?). She does nails- manicures and fills mostly, but her business has been dropping off in the past year due to clients tightening their budgets and doing away with some luxury services. As a Sacramento ...
12/12/2008
We accepted another client today, who left their current Sacramento Property Manager after 7+ years of service. The culprit? Poor communication stemming from a pet policy.  Our new Landlord client has a duplex on a quiet cul-de-sac in Sacramento. One side has a long term tenant that recently had ...
12/05/2008
Trying to carve out a niche in the CA real estate market can be tough. As a Sacramento-based property manager and broker/owner of a small company, we are constantly challenged to find ways of "standing out" in the crowd of businesses competing for Sacramento area Landlord's patronage. One area wh...
11/18/2008
I met with an elderly potential client this past week, and it struck me how often clients are taken for granted in this industry. We had an average meeting, answered a few of his questions, and compared our services and fee structure to that of the company he was in the process of leaving. When i...
11/18/2008
As a Sacramento area property manager for the past 16+ years, I have owned and worked for several companies, both large and small. I have always enjoyed the multi-faceted nature of our industry. A property management company is more than just a Landlord's "rent-collector". Over time, I have assum...
11/15/2008
While I am not much for "feel good" blogs, I have recognized the value that positive thinking plays in our business lives. I take a more practical approach, however. I try to recognize the good in everything that happens, rather than classify the occurrence as positive or negative. If I did not g...
11/08/2008
After 16 years as a Sacramento area Property Manager, I have learned a few things about our market, our client base and how to attract and keep quality client relationships. I have read numerous articles, blogs, etc. about how to impress clients, to win their confidence, to dress for success, alo...
11/06/2008
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