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Vendor Spotlight: SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/ Roseville

Tara Taylor  /   February 15, 2018

The team at Laverty Chacón has over thirty years of experience in the commercial real estate industry in Northern California.  During that time, we have built strong relationships with the professionals needed to maximize a property’s potential.  Because we respect … Continue reading Vendor Spotlight: SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/ Roseville

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Is Your Property “Fire-Ready”? Institute these fire protection policies now.

Tara Taylor  /   February 8, 2018

2017 was a record-breaking year for wild fires in California. According to CNN News, damages are estimated at over $10 billion, with over 500,000 acres burned.   You may think your property is not at risk, but neither did the owners … Continue reading Is Your Property “Fire-Ready”? Institute these fire protection policies now.

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Why is Everyone So Excited About “Co-Work” Space?

Tara Taylor  /   January 26, 2018

“Shared” office space is an emerging trend in commercial real estate.  Although the Sacramento market is lagging behind, in the Bay Area and Los Angeles, “co-work” office space is everywhere.  In fact, this article lists the top 40, co-work spaces … Continue reading Why is Everyone So Excited About “Co-Work” Space?

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The Future’s Looking Bright For Sacramento Commercial Real Estate

Tara Taylor  /   January 17, 2018

I had the pleasure of attending IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) and RHA’s (Rental Housing Association) joint 2018 forecast last week. Having attended many of these types of events, I knew what to expect. I also knew where the … Continue reading The Future’s Looking Bright For Sacramento Commercial Real Estate

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Four Steps Toward Energy Efficiency for Commercial Properties

Tara Taylor  /   December 29, 2017

A major challenge in managing any commercial asset is ensuring energy efficiency.  Utility bills are one of the largest expenses on commercial properties.  Taking steps to be energy efficient is critical to tenant retention and to remaining competitive and appealing … Continue reading Four Steps Toward Energy Efficiency for Commercial Properties

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The Most Wonderful Time of The Year- Five Simple Ways to Spread Holiday Cheer

Tara Taylor  /   December 15, 2017

During this, “the most wonderful time of the year”, it is easy to get caught up in checking things off of Christmas lists, making sure you have the right outfit for that holiday party, or baking dozens of cookies, (even … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of The Year- Five Simple Ways to Spread Holiday Cheer

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Risk Management Best Practices

Tara Taylor  /   December 1, 2017

A large part of property management is risk management. One of the best ways to mitigate risk is through proper, timely maintenance of all property components. Assuming that proper maintenance is being completed, it is also important to have risk … Continue reading Risk Management Best Practices

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An Attitude of Gratitude- Give thanks to your tenants this holiday season

Tara Taylor  /   November 10, 2017

As an investor or asset manager, you understand the benefits of positive tenant relationships on your property, and as a person, you recognize that one of the greatest human qualities is gratitude.  As we enter the holiday season, having an … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude- Give thanks to your tenants this holiday season

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The Value of a Deep Bench- A Network of Professionals Will Help You Maximize Your Property’s Potential

Tara Taylor  /   October 24, 2017

Championships are not won by individuals. Most of the time, championship teams are comprised of many talented players, who all do their part. They look out for each other and step in when they are needed. This “team effort” maximizes … Continue reading The Value of a Deep Bench- A Network of Professionals Will Help You Maximize Your Property’s Potential

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100% Occupancy? It’s Time to Clean House

Tara Taylor  /   October 9, 2017

Northern California commercial real estate occupancy rates are soaring.  To most of us, however, the real estate downturn, and all of the heartache it involved, does not seem like so long ago.  It’s natural then to want to sit back … Continue reading 100% Occupancy? It’s Time to Clean House

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The Benefits of a Budget

Tara Taylor  /   September 13, 2017

Budgets and CAM Reconciliations (common area maintenance) are two of the most labor-intensive functions in property management, but also two of the most beneficial. While most property managers see these tasks as arduous, and many self-managing owners completely fail to … Continue reading The Benefits of a Budget

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Curb Appeal: The Key To Maximum Occupancy And Maximum Rental Revenue

Tara Taylor  /   August 31, 2017

I once met a broker to preview a building in a downtown market, while searching for office space for a client. I was excited for the tour, as the space seemed to meet every one of my client’s varied needs. … Continue reading Curb Appeal: The Key To Maximum Occupancy And Maximum Rental Revenue

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Positive Landlord-Tenant Relationships Positively Impact Your ROI

Tara Taylor  /   August 28, 2017

We all know that happy tenants are more likely to renew their leases upon expiration, thereby reducing turnover costs and vacancy. But many other positive bi-products result from good landlord-tenant relations. Happy tenants care more about the property. A tenant … Continue reading Positive Landlord-Tenant Relationships Positively Impact Your ROI

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How Is The “Arena-Effect” Affecting You?  Capitalize On Your Opportunity Now.

Tara Taylor  /   August 7, 2017

If you live in the greater Sacramento-area you have probably heard the term “arena-effect” a thousand times in the past year.  While attending a recent Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) event, I heard it at least ten times in … Continue reading How Is The “Arena-Effect” Affecting You?  Capitalize On Your Opportunity Now.

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Failing to Hire a Professional Property Manager is a Step Toward Failure- 3 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager Now

Tara Taylor  /   July 27, 2017

You have purchased your first (or latest) real estate investment property but have yet to hire a professional property manager.  Don’t make the mistake of thinking you can manage your property well, while conducting your regular business.  Here are just … Continue reading Failing to Hire a Professional Property Manager is a Step Toward Failure- 3 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager Now

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Changing Priorities

admin  /   June 23, 2017

When thinking about real estate, the last word that comes to mind is flexibility. Real estate itself has rigid boundaries and transactions are governed by rules and definitions.  Commercial real estate even more so.  Leases, including addendums, rules and regulations, … Continue reading Changing Priorities

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Property Spotlight: Moorpark Professional Center

Ada Wong  /   June 13, 2017

A press release was recently issued about a local San Jose property that our team manages. Moorpark Professional Center has completed a massive renovation, transforming the once dated building into elegant medical professional condominiums. Laverty Chacon began managing the property in … Continue reading Property Spotlight: Moorpark Professional Center

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Laverty Chacon Commercial Real Estate Positions Itself for Growth

Ada Wong  /   June 1, 2017

Sacramento, CA – Laverty Chacon has positioned itself for growth with the addition of Tara Taylor, who will head their new business development efforts, while managing a portfolio of commercial properties. Tara, a seasoned property manager and real estate broker … Continue reading Laverty Chacon Commercial Real Estate Positions Itself for Growth

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Commercial Investment Real Estate Quarterly Market Recap: Q1 2017

Ada Wong  /   May 15, 2017

If you’re a retail commercial property owner, there’s no doubt you have read or heard about the so called “Retail Armageddon” that is descending upon the market. Left and right major retailers are shuttering stores and declaring bankruptcy, at a … Continue reading Commercial Investment Real Estate Quarterly Market Recap: Q1 2017

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Awesome Tournament & Better Charity

Tanner Laverty  /   April 18, 2016

If you don’t know, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, otherwise known as March Madness, is a big deal in the Laverty Chacon world.  Most people that know Marc and I, know we grew up playing hoops for Oakmont High School … Continue reading Awesome Tournament & Better Charity

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New 2014 CA Energy Reporting for Commercial Buildings

Tanner Laverty  /   February 10, 2014

Are you curious about the new energy reporting requirements the state of California is implementing for owners and landlords? If so, we’ve attached a quick read graphic which shows owners and landlords if and where to “benchmark and disclose”. The … Continue reading New 2014 CA Energy Reporting for Commercial Buildings

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Commercial Investment Real Estate Buyer Needs – Q2

Tanner Laverty  /   June 13, 2013

Good afternoon! We represent several commercial real estate investors looking to purchase properties in the next few months and we would like to share them with you in case you have a property for sale or know someone with a … Continue reading Commercial Investment Real Estate Buyer Needs – Q2

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Commercial Investment Real Estate Quarterly Market Recap: Q4 2012

Tanner Laverty  /   February 11, 2013

Good afternoon!  The new year is here and in full effect. There has been a lot going on in the world, not the least of which was the reelection of President Obama, which resulted in many changes in our tax … Continue reading Commercial Investment Real Estate Quarterly Market Recap: Q4 2012

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Five Keys To Success In Online Marketing

Tanner Laverty  /   November 27, 2012

You may not recognize my name, but I have had interactions with a lot of you through Laverty Chacon’s blog posts, Twitter and Facebook. My name is Jeff Snyder and I have been interning at Laverty Chacon since April, performing … Continue reading Five Keys To Success In Online Marketing

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Tanner Laverty  /   November 19, 2012

Hopefully your fall is going well and you’re getting ready for the holiday season. This season can be busy for us all with the traveling, work, and time with the family but we’d like to take a minute to contemplate … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

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