Property Management Insights

Rental Market Softens

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We can all feel how soft the rental market is in the Atlanta area. Since last year at this time, monthly rental prices have decreased about $200, and just since last month, rent prices have decreased about $50 – and we are coming into the peak season!Our inventory of availa...

Tenant Payments

We use commercially available property management software. This is how our tenant payments get processed. 

How's The Rental Market?

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As a property management company, we closely monitor the duration homes spend on the market. Typically, appropriately priced homes are leased within 30 days. If a home remains on the market for an extended period, it signals an overvaluation based on its condition and location, n...

High Interest Rates Affect Rental Property

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Impact of High Interest RatesHigh-interest rates and rental properties are two key factors that can significantly influence the real estate market and the financial well-being of property investors. When interest rates rise, as they have historically done, the impact on rental pr...

Brighter Homes Rent Faster

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Brightening up your rental will help get it rented so much quicker. Here are some simple tricks we use to add more light to our rentals.1) If there are blinds on the windows, we will turn the slats upward. This small trick allows natural light to enter the home and bounces off th...

HUD Wants you!

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Over the years, HUD has become concerned about the number of Landlords withdrawing from their Section 8 program. So much so, that they finally asked Landlords why they are leaving. From feedback received across the county, HUD has begun implementing initiatives to retain and incr...

Delinquent Tenant? Options?

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I recently saw a statistic that 35% of renters have not been able to pay rent. That is huge. So, what are your options if you are a landlord with a delinquent tenant? Try Rent Assistance. Last March, the  Georgia Department of Community Affairs started administering the Rent...

How Much Security Deposit?

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How much security deposit should you hold? The general rule of thumb is one month’s rent but over the last few years we have noticed that tenants are just leaving lots of personal property and not really cleaning their rental upon termination of their lease. They are expect...

Who Handles The Lawn?

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Who should handles lawn care? Over the years I have had the tenant take care of the yard ... but! Tenants don't do a grood job if they do it at all. Recently, I have had a change of plans. I'm now handles the lawn care maintenant and charging the tenant extra or it is inc...

To Buy Or Not To Buy

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Recent reporting indicates that 1 in 10 homes around the Atlanta metro area are now owned by real estate investment trusts. So why do you care? As a small investor, these large investment companies are forcing housing prices to dramatically increase – as you may have notice...
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