Property Management

Five Traits of an Exemplary Property Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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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Finding the Right Property Manager for Your Rental Property

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

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 Advisor Earns Certified Property Manager Designation

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

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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