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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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