About Me

Contact Information

Occupation
Property Manager
Year Started In Multifamily Industry
2003
Closest Major City
Charlotte
State
NC
Phone #
(803) 328-3388
How Do You Like To Be Contacted?
By Email
Zip Code
29732
Country
United States

Education

Highest Education Level Achieved
Some College
College / University
York Technical College
Graduation Year
1979

Profile

About me
I have 29 years of experience in the real estate business as an officer manager, property manager, real estate agent and leasing agent. My primary experience is in marketing and real estate law.
Interests
Networking
Member Type
Onsite Professional Excluding Maintenance

My Company

Company
Carolina Rental Resources LLC
Apartment Community
The Kensington
Company Information
Small, privately owned multi-family housing commmunity.
Sandy Martin

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  • Sandy Martin created a new topic ' How Stupid Is This?' in the forum.
    When we first took over this little property in a notoriously crime-ridden area, a police officer contacted us to tell us about "the grandson."

    He lives with his grandmother, 30 years old and sells drugs to the neighborhood out of his grandmother's apartment. We checked on it, inspected the...
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    kunena.post 14 hours ago
  • What a beautiful story! I'm going to tell you a secret...YOU are the fresh perspective.

    Great customer service from people who are excited about the property and really care about the tenants needs are the best asset you have right now. Those poor people have been neglected right along with the...
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    kunena.post 5 days ago
  • Sandy Martin created a new topic ' How to Live for Free in Charlotte, NC' in the forum.
    Landlords who own older, neglected properties in this area BEWARE! Before you rent your property to anyone, get a list of violations from the city housing code and N.C. statues and following them to the letter or you could end up with one of these tenants:

    They move in then stop paying rent. You...
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    kunena.post 14 days ago
  • Sandy Martin replied to the topic 'Lock Change after Move Out' in the forum.
    One of my techs forgot to change the locks on a vacant. The new tenant got a big surprise one night when an old friend of the former tenant popped in with his key.

    He traveled and didn't know they had moved.

    I threw my last master key in the ocean at Myrtle Beach about 9 years ago. I guess you...
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    kunena.post 18 days ago
  • Sandy Martin replied to the topic 'DEALING WITH DRUG USE FROM TENANT' in the forum.
    Tell the owners no one wants to pay more rent living next to a criminal using drugs. I would bet everyone talks about how the landlord lets people sit outside and use drugs on the front porch in broad daylight. That reputation will get around quickly in the community and in the city. It's hard to...
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    kunena.post 22 days ago
  • Sandy Martin replied to the topic 'I need a letter!' in the forum.
    I have been writing a lot of letters lately and after reading what I write, I find it best to minimize the content to as few words as possible.

    So, I write what I would REALLY like to say to make me feel better.

    Then I just write:

    You lease expires____ and we are exercising our option not to...
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    kunena.post 31 days ago
  • Sandy Martin created a new topic ' Dividing Maintenance Hours Between 3 Properties' in the forum.
    I oversee 3 properties with 2 40-hour maintenance techs.

    Two properties are in the same city. The 3rd property is 25-35 minutes away.

    In the beginning, I divided up maintenance hours between the 2 techs and 3 properties base on the number of units each one has.

    I came up with:
    Property A: 4...
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    kunena.post 35 days ago
  • Sandy Martin replied to the topic 'Monthly Newsletters?' in the forum.
    Hard copy done through Publisher. I've done my own for 10 years.
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    kunena.post 37 days ago
  • Sandy Martin replied to the topic 'Administrative Fees' in the forum.
    The administrative fee is in addition to the application fee.
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    kunena.post 38 days ago
  • Sandy Martin replied to the topic 'Policy/Procedure manual resource request' in the forum.
    I found a great PDF editor. I am using it to create an employee handbook with policies and procedures for a property management office from one I found on the Internet.

    I can delete content and add content. I love it!

    Will share when I'm done. It may be a couple of weeks!
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    kunena.post 41 days ago
  • Sandy Martin created a new topic ' Administrative Fees' in the forum.
    I've never worked for a company that charged administrative fees to applicants. What do you tell applicants they are for? Is there a way to calculate how much to charge?

    Who can give me the "low-down" on this?

    Thanks!
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    kunena.post 50 days ago
  • Sandy Martin created a new topic ' Resident Personal Property Loss' in the forum.
    Even though we require Renter's Insurance, they don't always cover resident's losses or the deductible isn't worth filing a claim.

    I need to establish a company policy on reimbursements to tenant's who have personal losses due to our equipment failure or maintenance negligence, etc.

    I have had two...
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    kunena.post 52 days ago
  • Sandy Martin created a new topic ' Salary Increases for Maintenance Staff' in the forum.
    In the past week, there have been discussions with my team members about gas mileage, use of vehicle compensation, bonuses and salary increases.

    Each team member was told in their interview that there would be no gas mileage or use of vehicle compensation and were told they would have to travel...
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    kunena.post 58 days ago
  • Sandy Martin thanks user 'clarkm7' in the forum message ' Marketing Strategy to Find Qualified Applicants FAST!'.
    kunena.thankyou 58 days ago
  • Owner's won't pay referral fees, but are giving 1/2 off rent for 4 units. I started putting the criteria in our ads, but we have a website that posts everywhere. We're getting inquiries from old ads where the price is about $75 less than the current price.

    We're doing our best to get people to...
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    kunena.post 59 days ago
  • Sandy Martin thanks user 'Georgetown Manor' in the forum message ' Marketing Strategy to Find Qualified Applicants FAST!'.
    kunena.thankyou 59 days ago