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Be certain your lease requires the tenant give 60 days notice to terminate and requires that such notice be in full month increments (all leases should end at the end of the month).  Check with your state legislation to ensure your lease is valid and enforceable with those provisions.  The proble...
Good general info on debt collection practices.  Collectors rely on most consumers not knowing their rights and not standing up for themselves.  Now if only we could get the laws of the land changed so a debt collection call must originate from and remain within the US - no more call centers from...
3506 Nelson St Portsmouth, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This charming Cape Cod home is located in a great neighborhood and convenient to major highways and shopping. It?s a short sale that is priced for approval. The front screened porch offers shade so you have a co...
If you've been following the series, the open house was set for Sunday.  I hope it's a successful one for you.  If you missed the earlier posts, start from the beginning. Put up Directional Signs - As you drive into the community to hold your open house, put signs at the intersections and streets...
This week, there was a slight increase in the number of available foreclosures, but a larger increase in available non-REO inventory resulting in a slight decrease in REO's as a percentage of market inventory on the Southside. If you are considering a foreclosure, be certain your agent is familia...
This has been a busy week, but I wanted to share the foreclosure numbers which were pulled on Sunday.  The downward trend continues although it edged down only slightly in the past week, it did continue the trend. If you are considering the purchase of a foreclosure property, be certain to hire a...
This is a great quick list, although it's missing a few (there is always room for improvement) it will hopefully get people thinking not just outside the box, but systematically at how these remarkable markings can help improve life.When do you QR? The biggest question we hear from realtors is "W...
This looks like an awesome site to allow us to create our own music scores for videos and virtual tours we put together.  I'm off to check it out right now, but just had to share it firtst. As a luxury real estate marketing professional, there are always trying times regardless of the economic co...
If you've been following the series, the open house is scheduled for tomorrow.  I hope it's a successful one for you.  If you missed the earlier posts, start from the beginning. Ensure Utilities Are On - If the property is occupied, I suppose this is not really necessary.  However if you are hold...
Here's a quick quiz for property managers or owners managing their own rental properties.  We all know installing doorstops is a cheap way to AVOID damage before it occurs.  But, which doorstop is the right one? Need a clue??? The whole point of doorstops is to avoid damage, a damaged stop can't ...

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