Five Traits of an Exemplary Property Manager

  • October 8, 2015
  • Leasing
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By Rory Williams, Managing Partner at SVN/Demetree Real Estate Services
What Makes an Exemplary Property Manager According to Rory Williams, Managing Partner at SVN/Demetree Real Estate Services Owning a property designed to be leased or rented is a significant investment of time and money. These properties—including retail centers, office or industrial complexes, self-storage facilities and homes—also carry a number of inherent challenges. What if I can’t get
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The Dark Corners of the Commercial Lease: Part Four

  • August 18, 2015
  • Leasing
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By Drew Emmert, Attorney
The following was adapted from a lunch & learn presentation at Sperry Van Ness | RICORE Investment Management, Inc in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is part four in a four-part series.  Demystifying the Commercial Lease: Part Four A typical commercial lease is a comprehensive document that may be anywhere from 20 to 60 pages long. (Often with exhibits these things
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The Dark Corners of the Commercial Lease: Part Three

  • August 12, 2015
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By Drew Emmert, Attorney
The following was adapted from a lunch & learn presentation at Sperry Van Ness | RICORE Investment Management, Inc in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is part three in a four-part series.  Demystifying the Commercial Lease: Part Three A typical commercial lease is a comprehensive document that may be anywhere from 20 to 60 pages long. (Often with exhibits these
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The Dark Corners of the Commercial Lease: Part Two

  • August 5, 2015
  • Leasing
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By Drew Emmert, Attorney
The following was adapted from a lunch & learn presentation at Sperry Van Ness | RICORE Investment Management, Inc in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is part two in a four-part series.  Demystifying the Commercial Lease: Part Two A typical commercial lease is a comprehensive document that may be anywhere from 20 to 60 pages long. (Often with exhibits these
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Choosing the Right Vendor for Your Property

  • July 27, 2015
  • Property Management
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By Clifford Hockley, President, Bluestone & Hockley Real Estate Services
Property Management Challenges In our many years as a property manager we have faced numerous challenges with our vendors. Here are a few examples: A sewage pump failed over the weekend and we called a vendor who wanted $5,000 to replace the sump pump. The pump cost was $1,000. We needed it replaced but ended up negotiating with
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The Dark Corners of the Commercial Lease: Part One

  • July 22, 2015
  • Leasing
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By Drew Emmert, Attorney
The following was adapted from a lunch & learn presentation at Sperry Van Ness | RICORE Investment Management, Inc in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is part one in a four-part series.  Demystifying the Commercial Lease: Part One A typical commercial lease is a comprehensive document that may be anywhere from 20 to 60 pages long. (Often with exhibits
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By Clifford A. Hockley, President, Bluestone & Hockley Real Estate Services
How does the “right” property manager enhance the value of your rental property? No property manager can execute perfectly, but the “right” property manager knows how to keep properties functioning and making money 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. What sets these property managers apart? The most important thing the “right” property manager can
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Property Management Success Story: SVN / First Guardian Group

  • July 13, 2015
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The Road to Property Management Success Property Management can be very profitable  — just ask Sperry Van Ness / First Guardian Group. The San Jose, California firm recently announced the successful close of escrow on University Fountains, a student housing complex that sold for $34 million. Receiving several offers, the property saw substantial demand and competition
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Sperry Van Ness International Corporation is pleased to congratulate Frances P. Eldridge of SVN-RICORE in Cincinnati, Ohio on her recent achievement of the Certified Property Manager (CPM) Designation. As Vice President of Property Management, Eldridge is also a member of CREW Greater Cincinnati and serves on the Community Service & Outreach committees. She has 17 years of professional experience
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Three Questions You Should Be Asking Your Property Manager

  • January 8, 2015
  • Property Management
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By Nicholas Ilagan
Over the last few months, Charles Schwab has come out with a series of commercials that I think are absolutely great! The overall premise is: “In life, you question everything. The same should be true when it comes to managing your wealth. Are you asking enough questions about the way your wealth is being managed?”
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Top Apps for Property Management Professionals

  • October 14, 2014
  • Property Management
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As a property management professional, your personal goal should be to have any information that you may need readily available – anywhere, at any hour! To accomplish this, organization is key.  With the explosion of the mobile app marketplace in recent years, there are a number of great options to keep busy property management professionals
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Sperry Van Ness® Master Insurance Program

  • October 3, 2014
  • Property Management
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Two of the largest costs associated with owning commercial real estate are taxes and insurance.  While it is often a foregone conclusion that the costs are fairly fixed from year-to-year, Sperry Van Ness International Corporation  (SVNIC) has introduced a product exclusively for property management clients, which has shown success in reducing owners’ insurance costs. Through
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