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It also should be pointed out that in my 30-plus years of experience, pipes burst and appliances break almost on cue for when you are not available or in the middle of the night or on the weekends. Luckily, we live in a time when communication services are excellent and if you are prepared you could likely even handle such an emergency call from a mountaintop or a cruise ship. The key is having already established a broad base of competent professionals that can handle any situation in your absence.
This column on issues confronting tenants and landlords is written by property manager Robert Griswold, author of "Property Management for Dummies" and "Property Management Kit for Dummies" and co-author of "Real Estate Investing for Dummies."
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