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I have Google Alerts for my FAV authors and Greg Iles and Michael Connelly are in my ALERTS - he first came to my attention when Clint Eastwood did the movie BLOOD WORK from one of his books...GREAT read! Do you read books by Michael Connelly?   One of my personal goals is to read at least one bo...
03/07/2013
I ALWAYS suggest alternative methods of finding this information including school SCORING websites....sometimes their questions are RED FLAGS for me and my tenant screeing process. Q.  As a military transferee relocating to Maryland, I’m very frustrated about the way you beat around the bush when...
03/07/2013
A real estate agent in the tenant selection mix is a RED FLAG IMHO * Agents RARELY have information on the specifics of their applicants that are USEFUL to a property manager or landlord. Bogus Credit Report Submitted By Tenant. We recently received a credit report and rental application from a l...
03/07/2013
I'm getting "office closed" posts from other area property managers because of the heavy snow storm in the Virginia area. We have known about this since SATURDAY.....so my question is HOW DO THEY DO THAT?  HOW DO THEY CLOSE?   I checked in with 3 repairmen yesterday on their "snow status" AND I h...
03/05/2013
I have a showing of a vacant property for 10A tomorrow - I have front door mats in my car that I always have at property entries so that prospects can scrape their shoes BEFORE they enter the property....great and timely post! Weather can very very different in different areas. If you live up nor...
03/05/2013
I have people call on my FOR RENT sign wanting me to come show it to them....I suggest they use their smartyphone and view it with photos and floor plans and contact me through the listing on my website....MOST do or bookmark my website Home buyers should you expect entry to a home because you ar...
03/05/2013
My rental property management agency failed to send me a 1099-MISC (and is refusing to send one). How do I report my rental property income or report my agency's failure to send a 1099? Their accountant says they don't need to send a 1099-MISC to me (they have sent it to vendors for work). Every ...
03/04/2013
  Wallace S. Gibson CPM | Gibson Management Group, Ltd. http://VaHomes4Rent.com | (434) 825-1933 1527 Dunnes Shop Rd, Ruckersville, VA Super nice ONE-level home w/Lots of STORAGE. 2 master suites, all appliances, private deck and carport...3-CAR WORKSHOP 3BR/2+1BA Single Family House   $1,545/mo...
03/04/2013
I L♥VE my Sprint EVO; however, it is 2 years old and I am limited in my storage....I may have to upgrade in the next few months and am looking at the Galaxy * I have their tablet and I really like it...IT IS about productivity Our business has come down to how good or the quality of our cell phon...
03/04/2013
Activating the property listing on my website * sign in the yard * updating exterior photos * providing floor plans for listings * creating my posting routine for Craigslist * Facebook * Google+ and ActiveRain....I'm in my marketing groove -  Effectively Market Your Rentals Effectively Market You...
03/04/2013
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