Sept 25th – Why I carry a gun

This afternoon I got a call from a Community Action Agency but I deal with quite regularly in town.

 

They were requesting information on whether I had sold one of my apartment complex  because  a tenant of mine and a client of theirs called and said that somebody showed up, cussed out their client, and told him that they were the new landlord  of the building.

 

I told them that this definitely was not true and that I would investigate it. So I visited my apartment complex and talk to a man who’s generally been very reliable and honest with me. Not only did he tell me that this was true but then he identified the man that threatened him as one of my tenants that I’ve been having problems with. So in short one of my tenants claim to buy the property off me and threaten this guy. To make matters worse the tenant then told me that he was scared for his life because this man, my tenant, also broke into his unit, choked him and stole his house key.

 

This all has coincided with other damage issues on the property since this man got out of a mental health facility. So now I’m in charge of trying to figure out what kind of liability I have, who should I should make phone calls to and if there’s anything that I should do. The one thing I would say this is definitely doing is speeding up getting some security cameras up.

4br 2ba 2000sf in great area

4br 2ba 2000sf in great area

Guess the terms –

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 car attached garage
  • 4+ car detached garage
  • 2000 square feet
  • full, partially finished basement
  • bomb shelter
  • $150k-$300k neighborhood
Motel?

Motel?

Will be interesting if I can get it….

 

 

The Molotov Cocktail house

The Molotov Cocktail house

Long story short, I purchased a new property that had been on fire in the past. According to the neighbors and local landlords the deal was….

Remember the whole “Confederate flag controversy?” About 2-3 years ago when it was a hot button topic, I’m TOLD the person living in this unit put up a confederate flag with some ‘Choice words’ concerning people of a certain race. The result of this person putting up signs with quite incendiary remarks was a physical incendiary device (A Molotov cocktail) thrown through the window in the bedroom. Of course it could have been just for insurance money.

The results in my mind were pretty interesting – Not tons of damage to the unit once we got it all stripped out and have finally started work on it.

 

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