GTJ teams with SecureView to Maintain Detroit Firehouses
GTJ was recently featured in an article in the National Mortgage News discussing the method in which we secured 7 abandoned firehouses for the City of Detroit. We take great pride in every opportunity to help secure and clean up our city!
GTJ Selects SecureView to Preserve Vacant Firehouses in Detroit.
GTJ Consulting, LLC (GTJ) announces it has utilized SecureView to protect seven vacant firehouses for the city of Detroit.
GTJ swells with foreclosure wave, readies for its ebb
In a drought, sell water. In a flood, sell boats. In a plague, sell coffins.
And in a foreclosure crisis, maintain vacant properties.
Ten years ago, GTJ Consulting LLC's president and CEO, Brandon Johnson, was working for a nonprofit,
repairing for-sale houses for major national real estate companies. It seemed, Johnson said,
that real estate brokers were having an increasingly difficult time securing and maintaining foreclosed properties --
having the locks changed, cleaning the homes, keeping the grass cut.
June 5-7, 2011 - Landbank Conference at Motorcity Casino Hotel
GTJ will be sharing your commitment to preserving and rebuilding communities by hosting a booth at the Landbank Conference between June 5th and June 7th, 2011.
GTJ Becomes MBA Featured Associate Member
GTJ is proud to have been selected as the Michigan Bankers Associate Featured Associate Member. Please click the link below to learn more.
Metro Foundation plans golf outing to benefit Michigan Parkinson's Foundation
Roseville - The GTJ Foundation announced its third annual golf outing Aug. 1 at the Gowanie County Club in Mount Clemens. The GTJ Foundation is a metro based nonprofit charitable organization formed in 2008 by the shareholders of GTJ Consulting, LLC of Roseville...
10 things to watch for when buying a vacant house
When it comes to the housing market for foreclosures , buyer beware. "One mistake that we see all the time is buyers going in and assuming all the mechanicals are working," said Brandon T. Johnson, president of Michigan-based GTJ Consulting . "You have to be careful you don't get burned that way." Johnson's company maintains foreclosed homes for a number of lenders, Realtors and Freddie Mac. He said the term "as is" shouldn't scare buyers off as long as they know what it means...
Local company donates items left behind to those in need
The guys on the "trash-out crew" say their job is like an episode of "American Pickers." And they're right. They dig through piles of broken doors and torn-up carpets to find usable items in the rubble. Except once they find them, they don't keep them. Instead of refurbishing and selling the old furniture and bikes they come across, they donate them....
Red Wings Come to Town for a Cause
Robert Livernois has changed many lives in the classroom and next month he hopes to use some of his hockey skills to raise funds and improve the lives of those who are battling progressive supranuclear palsy. A St. Clair Shores native who taught in the South Lake Schools and is now the superintendent of Warren Consolidated Schools, Livernois is...
Michigan Parkinson Foundation
Blake Johnson is the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business Development for GTJ Consulting, LLC in St. Clair Shores and is a Founding Member and Board Member of GTJ Foundation, a charitable organization that has assisted local and national non-profit charities and established college scholarships. He graduated from Wayne State University, with a 4 year athletic scholarship and held leadership roles in academics as well as athletics...
Household items in disarray in Chesterfield
Earlier this winter Peggy Lane residents in Chesterfield Township woke up to what some would describe as an eye sore, and that mess remained in neighbors' site for several days. Furniture, carpeting and other remnants of the previous homeowners' personal belongings left a trail from the front door of the home located in the 50000 block of Peggy Lane to the street...
Red Wings alumni star Saturday in St. Clair Shores Shores fundraiser game
Hockey hotbed St. Clair Shores will host a fundraiser between some local adult hockey fanatics and the Detroit Red Wings Alumni. The game will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at the St. Clair Shores Civic Arena to raise money for the David Livernois Fund, created to help find a cure for progressive Supranuclear palsy (PSP). Livernois, the father of Robert Livernois, superintendent of Warren Consolidated Schools, died in December 2008 from the effects of PSP...
Former Red Wings Stars Help Raise Money For Worthy Cause
The final score was 10-5. But in reality, that didn't matter one bit. What mattered most was that well more than $5,000 was raised for a worthy cause, and a handful of hockey players got the chance to live out a dream. "It's a once in a lifetime thing, when you think about it," Bob Livernois said. "I mean, we were out there playing hockey with guys who were some of the best players in the world. It's an incredible experience."...
GTJ Consulting Unveils Full-Service Property Preservation Site
GTJ Consulting, LLC, a property preservation and maintenance company headquartered in southeast Michigan, recently announced the launch of its newly re-designed full-service Web site "a patent-pending, online ordering and tracking system for the company's services. GTJOnline.com is used by real estate brokers, lending institutions, and municipalities as a one-stop ordering and tracking center for hundreds of services GTJ provides, including routine property preservation, maintenance repairs, environmental, and construction...