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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Gibson Management Group, Ltd.
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2008 

I've just received my notice that VAR is again sponsoring a full day seminar on the VRLTA and changes to the Virginia landlord-tenant code from this year's legislature.  There will be three such seminars - in Richmond, in Tidewater and in NoVA....anyone who has rental property or has agents in th...
03/22/2008
I just rented a 4BR home in Mill Creek....the rental/sales value of homes in this subdivision are artificially depressed because the HOA documents do not allow for posting real estate signs....HOW DID I RENT THIS HOME FOR $100 PER MONTH MORE THAN CURRENT RESIDENTS ARE PAYING???? AND $200 more tha...
03/18/2008
As I was in BEST BUY today, I received a cel phone call from a woman who wanted to view a property of mine that is vacant and available (although I send out a lease packet tomorrow and already have FMR and SD check in hand)....she has friends moving back to the area from NH and want a home in tha...
03/16/2008
As a frequent poster to Craigslist for rental properties and a frequent "flagger" for discriminatory ads, I am glad to see that the suit from several Chicago area attorneys has been dismissed.  Craigslist is an electronic bulletin board * they do not write or even proofread the ads that are poste...
03/15/2008
It's happening * in the relm of area real estate, area list prices have dropped so that some would-be tenants can actually afford to BUY an area home; but their credit, employment history  or income are not sufficient to qualify them to lease a rental home.Military families (officers) coming in h...
03/13/2008
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