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Introduction (by Eric [NH]) Jun 2, 2023 9:45 PM
       Introduction (by Ken [NY]) Jun 2, 2023 10:03 PM
       Introduction (by RB [TN]) Jun 2, 2023 10:41 PM
       Introduction (by Dave [MO]) Jun 2, 2023 11:11 PM
       Introduction (by Vee [OH]) Jun 3, 2023 5:52 AM
       Introduction (by DJ [VA]) Jun 3, 2023 6:50 AM
       Introduction (by plenty [MO]) Jun 3, 2023 6:51 AM
       Introduction (by MC [PA]) Jun 3, 2023 8:37 AM
       Introduction (by Robert J [CA]) Jun 3, 2023 6:04 PM
       Introduction (by Still Learning [NH]) Jun 3, 2023 7:42 PM
       Introduction (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jun 4, 2023 10:58 PM
       Introduction (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jun 7, 2023 1:45 AM

Introduction (by Eric [NH]) Posted on: Jun 2, 2023 9:45 PM

How do you introduce yourself as new owner of multi unit?

Introduction (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Jun 2, 2023 10:03 PM

Usually at closing the seller will sign a letter prepared by the closing attorney,in my state we close with attorneys,and you can knock on the door and hand it to them or mail it to them.Otherwise just show up and tell them who you are --74.77.xx.xx

Introduction (by RB [TN]) Posted on: Jun 2, 2023 10:41 PM

With your shaking hand out

and a beaming smile.

Introduction (by Dave [MO]) Posted on: Jun 2, 2023 11:11 PM

Send a letter introducing your company and you as the new manager.

Introduction (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Jun 3, 2023 5:52 AM

You could read everyone's name from the letter of esstopal showing each unit's custody of appliances, storage,parking that should be included with your purchase agreement

Introduction (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Jun 3, 2023 6:50 AM

All of what was said by RB, Dad & Vee

Introduction (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jun 3, 2023 6:51 AM

I'd want to meet the folks. Maybe a nice card, taped to the door asking for them to call and schedule an appointment to meet and greet. Do you want to meet them or just send a letter and be more hands off?

Introduction (by MC [PA]) Posted on: Jun 3, 2023 8:37 AM

I would also ask the former LL to send a message about the property changing hands and who the new owner is. Not a surprise it sold, but lots of scammers.

Introduction (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Jun 3, 2023 6:04 PM

I have the Listing Real Estate Agent, the Current Manager and/or the Sellers introduce me to each tenant that was given a notice to be at their unit Saturday Morning 8am for the introduction.

Introduction (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Jun 3, 2023 7:42 PM

When we bought our first multi I went door to door and introduced myself. I wanted to set up a time and do a walkthrough to have them show me any issues. I had no idea what I was doing. One group decided to leave and the landlord that called for a reference invited me to a local landlord meeting. It was the best thing that happened to me other than years later hearing Jeffrey Taylor speak and finding this Q & A. The second building we bought the tenants didnít really have valid leases and we were going no pets so my lawyer told me to go door to door and drop off a packet with the new leases, paperwork with an option stating they would be leaving by x date and SPCA information on how to surrender your animal along with information on craigslist to find a new home for your animal. A little intimidating but those with animals opted to leave and 1 or 2 opted to stay.

If you are anywhere near Dover, we have a monthly landlord meeting. We meet next Thursday from 8-10am. Members can also attend by zoom.

Introduction (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jun 4, 2023 10:58 PM

Aren't you the manager?

What benefit will you have of introducing yourself as the new owner?

I am not saying you can't call yourself the owner, but I believe you are asking for harder work ahead if you do. Labeling yourself as owner, will make you feel good - but doesn't help your customers.

I would do one better - I would be the person who is helping the manager. You could ask the folks to help you out so you don't loose your job.........

So often, an owner's ego is stroked just before the tenant tries to crush it. You get more flies with honey than vinegar

Introduction (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jun 7, 2023 1:45 AM


You will be wearing many hats. Your relationship to the residents is MANAGER, because you truly are MANAGING.


Your residents will tell the MANAGER things they would never tell an OWNER so you will get better info, even the low down dirt!

Renters generally see owners as the fat cat taking all their hard earned money, raising the rents, and not giving them new carpet.

Your hat as OWNER is to pay the bills and handle legal issues.

They might express a concern to the manager but would gripe and complain to the owner.

MY state requires we send a letter to every leasee with contact info and informing them their deposit has been transferred to the new Management Company.


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