We are Hiring

OakCrest Properties is seeking a Maintenance Technician with experience in general maintenance & repair of residential & commercial properties. Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, drywall repair & painting a must. HVAC & appliance repair knowledge is a plus. Please send resume to: OakCrest Properties, LLC. 126 North Kent St. Winchester, VA 22601. Attn: Chuck Jarrett or email: cjarrett@oakcrestco.com No phone calls or personal visits, please. OakCrest is an EO … [Read more...]

Tips to Winterize your home

Close the vents around the foundation of your townhome (this is for units with a crawl space).  You may need to use a screwdriver to push the grate over because they can accumulate some rust. Turn off the water supply to the outside spigots.  The cutoff valve for the back spigot in crawl space units is located under the kitchen sink.  The front spigot cut off valve is in the utility closet where the water heater is located.  Cut offs for basement units are in the basement, one on the front wall and one on the back wall.  ONCE THESE ARE TURNED OFF, BE SURE TO OPEN THE OUTSIDE SPIGOTS ALL THE WAY.  This will drain the excess water out of the line.  Otherwise, the excess water will freeze in the pipe and you will have a mess when it thaws. When the temperature drops below freezing be sure … [Read more...]

Congratulations Chuck!

OakCrest Companies announced promotions within the company’s senior management team. Chuck Jarrett, Property Manager for OakCrest Properties, LLC. has been named President of Properties divisions. Chuck has earned a well-deserved promotions, said Jim Vickers, Chairman and CEO of OakCrest Companies. “He has unique qualities that have enhanced our organization and those abilities will continue to be utilized performing in his new roles.” Chuck Jarrett joined OakCrest Properties LLC. as a part time employee in 2001 and assumed the position of Property Manager in 2005. Prior to joining OakCrest, Chuck worked at GE for 23 years and at Capitol Records 9 years. As Property Manager Chuck was responsible for all residential and commercial properties owned by OakCrest. He oversaw all … [Read more...]

What Our Customers Say

"Chuck, we have enjoyed so much living here! I will always be a Virginia girl and I can see myself moving back eventually and Winchester will be on my radar!. I will certainly contact OakCrest if I come back to this area. Thank you and also a huge thanks to Joe." Elizabeth - Tenant at Huntington Meadows … [Read more...]

RUBY ANNIVERSARY

OakCrest Companies celebrates it's 40th "RUBY" anniversary by coining Fridays in the year 2014 as "Red OakCrest Fridays" … [Read more...]

Time To Spring Ahead, Change Smoke-Alarm Batteries

Local fire departments remind everyone that this also is a good time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon-monoxide detectors. A working smoke alarm can give your family the extra seconds you need to get out of a home fire safely. Smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors can be tested by pushing the test buttons, and families should take the opportunity to practice escape routes. … [Read more...]