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New Name (by WMH [NC]) Jan 16, 2019 3:16 AM
       New Name (by Still Learning [NH]) Jan 16, 2019 4:07 AM
       New Name (by NE [PA]) Jan 16, 2019 4:13 AM
       New Name (by myob [GA]) Jan 16, 2019 4:51 AM
       New Name (by Steve [TN]) Jan 16, 2019 5:05 AM
       New Name (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Jan 16, 2019 5:24 AM
       New Name (by plenty [MO]) Jan 16, 2019 5:39 AM
       New Name (by Ken [NY]) Jan 16, 2019 5:57 AM
       New Name (by plenty [MO]) Jan 16, 2019 5:59 AM
       New Name (by AllyM [NJ]) Jan 16, 2019 6:11 AM
       New Name (by Moshe [CA]) Jan 16, 2019 9:36 AM
       New Name (by Nicole [PA]) Jan 16, 2019 10:04 AM
       New Name (by myob [GA]) Jan 16, 2019 10:12 AM
       New Name (by OKHMBLDR [OK]) Jan 16, 2019 10:13 AM
       New Name (by Wmh [NC]) Jan 16, 2019 10:19 AM
       New Name (by Robin [WI]) Jan 16, 2019 10:27 AM
       New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Jan 16, 2019 10:28 AM
       New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Jan 16, 2019 11:14 AM
       New Name (by Deanna [TX]) Jan 16, 2019 11:23 AM
       New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Jan 16, 2019 11:29 AM
       New Name (by Ken [NY]) Jan 16, 2019 12:45 PM
       New Name (by S i d [MO]) Jan 16, 2019 12:54 PM
       New Name (by RR78 [VA]) Jan 16, 2019 1:10 PM
       New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Jan 16, 2019 1:13 PM
       New Name (by Landlord ofthe Flies [TX]) Jan 16, 2019 1:14 PM
       New Name (by Britt [NC]) Jan 16, 2019 1:35 PM
       New Name (by JEN [IL]) Jan 16, 2019 1:38 PM
       New Name (by plenty [MO]) Jan 16, 2019 2:31 PM
       New Name (by hollis [MA]) Jan 16, 2019 2:33 PM
       New Name (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jan 16, 2019 7:10 PM
       New Name (by Cjo’h [CT]) Jan 16, 2019 11:35 PM
       New Name (by cjo’h [CT]) Jan 16, 2019 11:44 PM
       New Name (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jan 19, 2019 1:29 PM
       New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Jan 19, 2019 1:47 PM

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New Name (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 3:16 AM
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Not landlord. Not a real estate investor. Not a property manager (legally.) We need a new name for what we do. Ideas?

Rental housing provider? --50.82.xxx.xx




New Name (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 4:07 AM
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Rental Housing Provider covers rentals but not flips. Is there a reason for the new name? The other night when after dealing with tenants my husband asked me if I felt like a counselor? Jack of all trades, rental manager, parent, counselor, teacher, maintenance person, accountant, etc --166.137.xxx.xxx




New Name (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 4:13 AM
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Cat herder? Babysitter? Shrink? Referee? Miracle worker? Weatherman? 911 call center operator? Pest control tech? Crystal ball psychic? --50.107.xxx.xxx




New Name (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 4:51 AM
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If you survive this business past 10 years-- MIRACLE WORKER but that name was taken by Helen Keller's teacher!!!! --99.103.xxx.xxx




New Name (by Steve [TN]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 5:05 AM
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You have too much time on your hands. --68.156.xx.xx




New Name (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 5:24 AM
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Housing management Co., housing manager --98.146.xxx.xxx




New Name (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 5:39 AM
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Public Safety Office?... fireman? Policeman? Councilor?

I would like a new title also. What are some trending Millennial words? Housing Partner? Placement Provider? Casa? Adobe? Names for houses... something French!? --99.203.xx.xxx




New Name (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 5:57 AM
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What is wrong with any of them? I realize you don't like property manager because it is a legal name but so what you have the right to manage your own properties anyway. bosslady?

call yourself the pay your rent and do what I say lady,that will get the point across. I am the landlord,i am not trying to make friends and they understand it so it works for me --72.231.xxx.xxx




New Name (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 5:59 AM
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Ken... I'm sure that works well in New York. Midwesterners need a little southern hospitality! --99.203.xx.xxx




New Name (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 6:11 AM
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No we don't. It's landlord. Man up and be proud. --73.248.xxx.xxx




New Name (by Moshe [CA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 9:36 AM
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Why not landlord, if that's what you do?

--47.139.xx.xxx




New Name (by Nicole [PA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 10:04 AM
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I also am a landlord ...to my tenants and to the world at large. I've never understood what seems to be a popular thought on here about hiding who and what you are.

Almost all other small business owners are proud of what they do and have their names on their trucks and signs out front of their offices. Where I live, it's also quite common to see "family owned since 1910" (or whatever) on the signs and advertising. Yes, some can have shadow companies and entities hidden and moved from state to state but a good insurance policy will protect against what I guess most are afraid of. --72.70.xxx.xxx




New Name (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 10:12 AM
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We could all use the name our tenants call us?

Jeffery would double click quickly on those however. --99.103.xxx.xxx




New Name (by OKHMBLDR [OK]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 10:13 AM
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Property Procurement Professional --99.104.xxx.xx




New Name (by Wmh [NC]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 10:19 AM
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I'm not a "Lord" and I don't rent land. Seems like an archaic term. --2600:1004:b00d:...




New Name (by Robin [WI]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 10:27 AM
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Are you looking for something to put on your business cards?

You could do "NC Homes" and then under it, with your name, put "WMH, Manager."

Rental Manager

Leasing Agent

Housing Agent

Housing Provider

We have a title company here where the boss puts on his card, "Big Chief." --204.210.xxx.xxx




New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 10:28 AM
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I was just listening to a song, would you know my name if I saw you in heaven? To put a southern spin on things, although the hospitality part might be missing, I can be the 8 second ride or the 2 second ride,take your pick. Maybe for the hospitality part,the loving home provider, that might cover renting and flipping. --73.120.xx.xxx




New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 11:14 AM
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Just thought of another one. Patience provider. Although this name may not work for me. --73.120.xx.xxx




New Name (by Deanna [TX]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 11:23 AM
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When I let the plumber/HVAC guy in after no one answers my courtesy knock, I call out, "Landlady!" It's short, to the point, and everyone knows what you're talking about.

You also have a title for business cards. That will be more formal, and can get into playing-with-words territory. My title is technically "President", because that's my function as owner of the single-member LLC... but it only comes into play for legal documents.

Ultimately, a landlord is a lessor of property, even if it's more residential than agricultural. (In the past, it was both.) And "lord" actually refers to a role as "head of the household" or "master of servants" if you trace the etymology back to the Old English, "hlaford." So "lord" is actually more like "boss" or "the guy who makes sure everyone under him does what they're supposed to do", rather than "aristocratic" or "noble."

But it's a bit clunky to call out, "Lessor of the residence!" when the plumber needs to make a call, and you're confirming you're not surprising anyone by accident. :) --166.137.xxx.xx




New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 11:29 AM
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Deanna,thank you for the education. You are a smart lady. --73.120.xx.xxx




New Name (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 12:45 PM
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Deanna,LLC has manager and members not president. A friend of mine was working on a porch years ago and the little kid was getting on the school bus,both the mother and my friend said good bye to the little boy and he turned around and said bye mommy,bye a$$ho$$ so we know what the adults in that house called my friend when he wasn't around --72.231.xxx.xxx




New Name (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 12:54 PM
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Deanna is right on the money with her etymology. As an English nerd by both love and training (B.S. in Ed) I love looking at where words come from and how meanings have changed over time.

It's interesting that "lord" also has relation to the Scottish word "laird", who was a property-owning person with a (possibly large) established estate that ranked between nobleman and gentleman. So basically anyone who had property in the family for more than a decade or two could be the "laird of the manor." Even it they had no formal title. His English equivalent was an esquire or yeoman (both referring to landed gentry) who established a freehold estate, but who did not hold any form of 'peer' ranking among nobility. Ironically, some of the yeoman amassed estates that were larger and more profitable than many petty nobles because of diligent management.

All this to say, you can wear the title land lord proudly and without any pretense!

But if you truly prefer, here are a few ideas:

* Leasing Specialist

* Housing Merchant/Provider

* Residential Relations Coordinator (RRC for short)

I just stick with "I'm the Manager." Notice, I omit the word "property" specifically to avoid any legal technicalities.

--173.20.xxx.xxx




New Name (by RR78 [VA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 1:10 PM
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I stick with Property manager.

It still meets the definition. You manage property.

In my state you only have to have the License if you manage property you dont own yourself. --73.152.xx.xxx




New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 1:13 PM
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Big word again! I had to look that one up too. You guys and gals are really smart! --73.120.xx.xxx




New Name (by Landlord ofthe Flies [TX]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 1:14 PM
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Undesirables Magnet --108.69.xxx.xxx




New Name (by Britt [NC]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 1:35 PM
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When we take our rentals back to manage ourselves I'm going to call my myself "General manager" to literally keep it general. I don't want ppl to know I'm the owner. --172.74.xx.xxx




New Name (by JEN [IL]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 1:38 PM
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Real Estate Professional --107.77.xx.xxx




New Name (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 2:31 PM
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WMH, Investor.

?

WMH, House Renter

?

WMH, Property Owner

?

--99.203.xx.xxx




New Name (by hollis [MA]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 2:33 PM
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"I'm not a "Lord" and I don't rent land. Seems like an archaic term"

Agreed!

Yes and its become a derisive term to much of the populous.

Add term "absentee landlord" if you don't live on your property. The news media uses this term very often, its about in the middle between a horse thief and a murderer. I believe its below the term (gasp!) lawyer!

The junk man is now a recycle manager, a Liberal is now a Progressive, undertaker,mortician often now a funeral director. just to name a few changes based on the public's perception of a name.

I remember 30 years ago when the girl I thought I would marry said after I purchased my 1st unit and was looking for another, and she said,..."but you don't want to be known as a,......LAND LOOOOOORRRRD" (Like the word landlord was the dirtiest word in the world),..she was happy with my professional status and didn't want me besmirched with that landlord cognomen.

I found her family felt the same way.

About being proud, well I never felt that I had to act like some of my fellow LL's that wants everyone to know how much the "Own" re property/s (If you really think you own properties,. try not paying your property taxes or your mortgage if you have any,.for a little while.)

I also need a name,.... for these people, I call them "chest puffed out and their thumbs behind their suspenders guys (or gals)" But the name is too long,.. --66.30.xx.xxx




New Name (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 7:10 PM
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W,

Our business’ tagline “Homes withOUT the bank”.

At city hall we are The Affordable Housing Providers.

And you know I’m the manager.

This will upset some readers but for my safety and the safety of my family I use a nickname and no last name when talking to our prospects or residents.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




New Name (by Cjo’h [CT]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 11:35 PM
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I’m a landlord like all my immigrant friends.My three daughters are also landlords.Cant change things.Life is what it is! Just by not flying the Confederate Flag, doesn’t change history either,no matter what anyone else tries to say................Charlie.............A landlord in England is a Pub owner ,doesn’t rent anything just sells.................hard to rent a shot of whiskey............................. --32.214.xxx.xx




New Name (by cjo’h [CT]) Posted on: Jan 16, 2019 11:44 PM
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WMH, in North Carolina your a Landlady,no matter what other thoughts come into your head...........C.J.O’H................and don’t ever forget it --32.214.xxx.xx




New Name (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jan 19, 2019 1:29 PM
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Asset Manager

Real estate junkie --72.23.xxx.xx




New Name (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jan 19, 2019 1:47 PM
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That's pretty good Ray-N-Pa --73.120.xx.xxx



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