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Gentle and Effective with Hoarders

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Gentle and Effective with Hoarders

Dealing with hoarders and clutter-ers is a trial. We know. Here are some tips from Sam Sorokin at Premium Property Managements follow. Remember that hoarding is a mental/ emotional problem. The tenant probably knows that they have this problem.1.First step; approach gently and get an agreement... Continue Reading

11/2/2014


Normal Wear and Tear

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Normal Wear and Tear

Question: What are some "Wear and Tear" Guidelines for Security Deposit Deductions? Answer: Examples of Normal Wear and Tear for which a Security Deposit should NOT be Kept * Minor chipped, peeling or worn paint* Rusty fixtures in kitchen or bathroom* Wear on carpets* “Bubbled” or... Continue Reading

05/29/2013


More Information for those who house hoarders

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More Information for those who house hoarders

What is compulsive hoarding? Compulsive hoarding includes ALL three of the following: 1. A person collects and keeps a lot of items, even things that appear useless or of little value to most people, and2. These items clutter the living spaces and keep the person from using their rooms as they... Continue Reading

08/7/2012


Resources for Housing Hoarders

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Resources for Housing Hoarders

HOARDING RESOURCES Self Help http://www.ocfoundation.org/hoarding/self_help.aspx#buried http://www.hoarders.org/sg.html http://www.clutterersanonymous.net/ Legal Rights http://www.mentalhealthsf.org/library/mental_health_topics/rights.php Removal and... Continue Reading

08/7/2012


Why Do Older Apartments Have So Many Electrical Problems?

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Why Do Older Apartments Have So Many Electrical Problems?

By David W. Baleno All Pro Electric Reprinted from Tips 'N' Trends, Rental Housing Association of Pierce County, June 2002 Most older apartments have insufficient electrical systems compared to the strict electrical codes that are enforced nowadays. Problem: Old and insufficient lighting... Continue Reading

07/1/2002