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  As in all professions, you come across some pretty funny things that people may say.  Some of it may only be funny from your own perspective, as the expert, and sometimes the other person just may be having an off day and are not thinking straight.  Either way I’ve kept some of my favorite quot...
06/24/2016
Have you ever heard this one? “We used to have a rental but we had a bad experience and we never wanted to go through that again so we sold the property.” To me that is the same as saying, “My education was so expensive and stressful that I don’t want to use it so I ripped up the diploma.”  Essen...
03/02/2016
Has anyone ever heard of or experienced this, “I submitted a rental application to this other place over a week ago and still haven’t heard back from them”?  One of my best tenants, a little old single lady with perfect credit and stable income said this right before she signed a lease with me.  ...
02/29/2016
 Wow, you are a real peace of work.  I guess it’s your way or the highway, right?  You sure like to flash around the little authority you have.  Well if you won’t do it I’ll take my business to someone that has better customer service.  Are you serious?  How do you expect to get anyone to ever wo...
02/26/2016
  I have heard of different incentive programs that are supposed to increase the length of time tenants stay in a rental home.  Such as, earning points for rewards, giving out privlages, parties, etc.  I would like to hear if anyone has had any real, measurable success with these but here is my t...
02/25/2016
 Many beginners in the real estate industry imagine their new rental will provide a care free source of cashflow.  If this is what you are hoping for, you may be in for a rude awakening. Of course, being a property manager, I’m going to recommend not managing your rental yourself.  There are some...
02/24/2016
 Do you ever feel like your days are spent taking care of whomever or whatever is screaming at you the loudest?  Then by the end of the day you throw your hands up in the air, frustrated, upset, and dreading the fact that tomorrow it’ll all start over again.  If this is a recurring theme in your ...
02/23/2016
 *Ring, Ring* "Hello? This is the property manager, Realtor, plumber, accountant, attorney, handyman - speaking” Owning investment property can mean you'll be wearing a lot of hats, but not if you plan on being successful at it.  I come from a "do it yourself" home and have been raised that you w...
02/22/2016
Turning the water off Quickly can prevent a minor plumbing issue from becoming a huge insurance claim.We hang tags on the main water valve to help tenants find the water shut-off faster and potenantilly save our client money. Just one of the ways we work harder and smarter to protect your investm...
02/17/2016
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This is a forum for those of us that love real estate and love to invest in it. Please leave your comments, success stories and your not so successful stories. I'd like to see them all. If you have any questions about investing in real estate please ask.