I wanted to open up a little workshop in Sacramento and CBRE had just the perfect real estate spot. They were so great to work with and I couldn’t have asked for a better company to do business with. I’ve always wanted to open up my own jewelry studio, and CBRE made it all possible.
They had so many options around the city, and a lot fell within my price range and were the size I was looking for. They gave me the rundown on everything and I was able to pick and choose which ones I wanted to take a further look into. I saw a few before I set my eyes on the perfect one. It was like love at first sight.
CBRE did everything for me and made it all so easy. I can’t wait to start moving everything in and getting the space setup. They are a great team of people and I couldn’t have imagined working with a better group!
I had been doing all of my accounting work on my own for six months before I decided to hire e-Office Team. Although I am completely competent to handle the accounting for my business, I was also swamped with other things, so it became a huge stressor for me when I didn’t always have time to enter the data I needed to.
I thought that maybe, after time, I would have an easier time managing my time and all of the needs of my clients plus the housekeeping I also needed to complete. This was not the case because as my business became more successful, I simply had more items on my to-do list. It was no longer a time management issue—it was more of a workflow issue.
So I hired e-Office Team to help manage my accounting. This completely revolutionized my workflow because I was actually able to spend the necessary time on my business rather than with all of the accounting that simply ate up time. With accounting, it’s not as important that I do it myself—it’s really only important that it gets done.
I realized that if I was going to run my business effectively, I would have to get better at delegating functions to others whom I trusted instead of having to worry about completing all of it myself. Hiring e-Office Team revolutionized my business practices because it allowed me to spend more time strategizing and doing things I should be doing to improve my business.
I no longer had to worry about the fact that I was responsible for doing everything, and once I learned to delegate, I was much better off both professionally and personally. E-Office Team was great and got everything done accurately and timely. It was incredible.
We came into financial hardship earlier this year when my mom got sick and came to live with us in Roseville, which is just outside Sacramento. She already didn’t have much money, but as her health continued to decline, so did her financial status. As we tried to help her financially, our funds began to deplete as well. She was going to need another surgery soon and we just couldn’t front the cash for it, so we turned to Same Day Title Loan to get some cash so we could pay for her surgery.
We heard about Same Day Title Loan of Sacramento and Roseville when our friends had a medical emergency they needed money for. They had a great experience and made us feel comfortable taking out a title loan. Basically, they told us that a title loan is a loan in which you use your car as collateral to get fast cash. We didn’t even have that nice of a car and we were able to get enough money to pay for the surgery. It really put our minds are rest to know that we would be able to get my mother the care she needed.
In addition to providing us the funds we needed at a low interest rate, they were also really helpful about getting all of the paperwork and more complicated parts of getting a loan making it surprisingly uncomplicated. The representative at Same Day Title Loan helped me understand just everything that I was signing and didn’t leave anything out. I really felt like she was being honest about the terms of the loan and giving me all the information I would need to successfully repay it.
I think it says a lot about a company that gives loans when they are able to take a personalized approach that makes the person getting the loan feel comfortable and educated about it. And I feel that we got just the right amount in the loan so that I am not afraid that we are going to default on it.
I am so grateful that we found out about Same Day Title Loan because it was a fast and easy way to get cash when we needed it. And the loan is safe and secure—I truly trust Same Day Title Loan with my assets and find them to be really professional and great to work with. Most of all, I am glad to know that my mom is going to be taken care of when she needs it most. It’s a scary time when a parent becomes sick or suffers from declining health, but now I know that she will be okay as long as she stays with us.
During the holiday season, especially, I am happy to know that my mom is receiving the care she needs and that we get to spend time with her.
We found Countertop Designs of Roseville from a Google search a few months ago when we were looking for someone to do our countertops. It wasn’t easy to find someone in our price range but Countertop Designs was in our price range and they had a showroom for kitchen and bathroom countertops, which meant we could look at their work in person, not just online. That made a huge difference for us because we are definitely the “mull it over” type rather than making impetuous decisions.
But surprisingly, when we went into Countertop Designs’ showroom we were immediately drawn to a particular design. This was incredible because 1) my husband and I rarely agree on style choices, and 2) because even when we’ve made a decision, we often change our minds shortly thereafter.
Thinking this would be the case, we went home to further consider the choice we had selected in the showroom earlier that day. But after that night, we were even more sure that the material we had chosen was the right choice in both our bathrooms and kitchen countertops. The brand we chose was Silestone, which is a countertop made of quartz. We originally wanted granite countertops, but after hearing about all of the benefits of quartz, we ended up being convinced that quartz was the one for us.
For one, quartz is extremely durable, for years and years, and it’s actually harder than diamonds. We knew that with a few small kids, durability would be the most important factor in deciding which countertops we would purchase. Another great benefit of buying the Silestone brand is that their products have a special materials in it that makes it antimicrobial—yet another factor important to consider with small children.
Even though quartz was more expensive, the benefits seemed worth it to us because of our needs. Both in the bathroom and the kitchen we liked the idea that we wouldn’t have to worry about germs as much. And because quartz it totally solid, we also wouldn’t have to get our countertops sealed twice a year to keep water and other matter from getting into the pores of the granite.
It’s funny that a simple Google search brought our countertop dreams to fruition, but I guess that’s the magic of the Internet. Countertop Designs did an amazing job on both our kitchen and bathroom countertops and we cannot stop signing their praises. So far, we have absolutely no regrets about our decision regarding our countertops—which for us is momentous!
If you own an investment property, one of the best ways to maximize your yield is to hire a professional and experienced property management company. Property management companies can not only save you time, which is the most important thing we have, but they can also increase your return on investment. Many times people try to manage their properties themselves, but they often don’t realize how difficult managing a property really is. There are many intricacies that go into managing a property and if you don’t have a team of people working with you the expenses can really add up.
The first reason to use a property management is the quality of tenants they can bring in. Property management companies have processes that can interview, run background checks, get multiple applicants, and filter out the tenants who may not be a good fit for your home. Vienna Property Management who operates in El Dorado Hills, Lincoln, Citrus Heights, and Sacramento, notes that they usually get between 10 and 15 applicants in just a couple days on all vacant homes they manage. Because they have a system to keep units filled, a property management company can get your home occupied with great tenants with much more consistency than the average homeowner.
The second reason to use a property management company is that the vacancy rates are lower. Obviously, if your property doesn’t have vacancies then your mortgage is covered every month and you’re not losing money. You can’t maximize your yield if your spending your own money. Property Management Companies not only keep your vacancy rates low, but they also get your property rented at the going rental rates, making certain that your investment is making as much money as possible.
So, if you’re trying to decide between managing your investment property on your own or hiring a property management company, the latter is the obvious choice. Vienna Property Management of El Dorado Hills, Citrus Heights, Lincoln and Sacramento has never lost a client because they decided they could manage the property better themselves. Once you hire a property management company who does the job right, you are saving not only saving precious time, but you’re maximizing the investment yield of your property.