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“Management Fee”

I just sent an email out to a property manager for one of my rentals — this one being in Sacramento — which explained that there are two aspects to "management fee;" one being the fee part, which they have no trouble with, but the other being management, which part apparently needs some clarification.

Printed on the standard monthly account statement was an item for plumbing and a modest $65 charge, billed to me, which of course is fine when due to material defect of some sort. Dutifully attached to the statement was a copy of the plumber’s invoice, which reads:

"Toilet had no water. Water valve was turned off. Turned water on. Toilet is
working."

Speechless.

Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More

1 Comment

  1. PoliShifter on October 23, 2007 at 21:51

    A Halliburton plumber perhaps?

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