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Old 04-25-2006, 01:45 PM   #41
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Re: Own two houses?

Same with potential tenants. Greg would tell them about the place, they would want to look, and a good percentage would never show up
Yeah, I stopped doing private showings years ago. Now it's shot-gun method ...always put the address in the ad; DO NOT answer the phone for a couple days ... then answer every call I recieved announcing 1 or 2 showing times. Then wait with a stack of aps and interview those who found the place.

Also leave aps out side the house for those who do drive-bys.

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Re: Own two houses?
Old 04-26-2006, 12:26 AM   #42
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Re: Own two houses?

Have one house in the S.F. Bay Area and one in the wine country. Own another one is Sacramento.

Love the contrast between the areas. The country place was a great relief when I was in a high pressure job. I set it up so that I could leave the city house on a whim, bring nothing and have a functioning house at the other end.

I used the Sacramento house for a while and now just rent it.

Two or even three of many things are required.

In retrospect, when I bought these places, they were giving them away. Now it is a different story.

No complaints here.


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