Michele K. Harris
Oxford Who’s Who has inducted Michele K. Harris into the highest Professional Distinction “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition” due to her dedication, leadership and expertise to build a successful business. Throughout her career, she has been self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed. Michele Harris is one of few special honorees distinguished based on her professional accomplishments, academic achievements, years of service, and the credentials she has provided. For her commitment to achieving success according to her personal standards of excellence, and for her outstanding accomplishments in enriching her position with her diversified proficiencies, Ms. Harris is being honored as a leader and role model for her profession.
Ms. Harris is the President of 4 Happy Homes, which specializes in rental property management. In her role, she specializes in business management and client relations. “I am happy to take a property and make changes so the tenants can keep it clean and say they are proud to live there,” said Ms. Harris. 4 Happy Homes offers a variety of services to include listing your home, purchasing a home, new construction, foreclosures, bank REO, property management, leasing and lease purchases, and remodeling. In addition to lease and maintenance services, management services provided include collections of rent, sending the owner monthly checks or direct deposit, handling of the tenant's complaints, conversations, correspondence, and meetings as needed, maintaining files on all tenants, including current charges, late charges, security deposits, pet fees, etc., financial accounting and monitoring of individual tenant balances, maintaining complete financial records on each rental unit, including back-up documentation for both revenues and expenditures, preparation and submittal of monthly owner's statement giving details on income and expenses, coordination and follow-up of needed services by an attorney, i.e., warrants for unlawful detainment of property, judgments, write of possession, forcible eviction, etc., and transfer of utilities to our name on behalf of owners when unit is vacant; then to tenant once lease agreement is signed. Ms. Harris is currently involved with the National Board of Realtors and the National Association of Black Women. She is drawn to and passionate about charitable organizations such as United Way and the National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.