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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

5 Benefits to Owning Atlanta Rental Property
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Here are the top 5 reasons owning rental property can be a lucrative investment. Rental Income in Money in Your Pocket Suppose you have a tenant paying $1000 a month in rent for your Atlanta rental property and your mortgage payment is a total of $700. Subtracting out some costs you could potentially have about $250 each month...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Atlanta Beltline Project Hits The NY Times
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If you are one of those lucky investors that hold Atlanta rental property along or near the Beltline there was some really great news published in recent NY Times article written by Richard Fausset. The article states that the project may be one of the most important rail-transit projects in the world Here is a portion of the article: A...

Thursday, August 25, 2016

5 End of Summer Maintenance Tasks for your Atlanta Rental Property
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Performing end of season maintenance tasks is extremely important to keep the property in good shape and prevent costly maintenance repairs in the future. Here are 5 end of Summer maintenance tasks: Clean the Vents Dust builds up in the air vents which can prevent the heating and cooling system from performing properly and als...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Why You Should Rent to People with Pets in Your Atlanta Rental Property
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If you are the sort of landlord who is not fond of pets, your preference for keeping your Atlanta rental property pet free should not deter you from accepting that perfect tenant who is fond of cats.  A pro-pet attitude widens your tenant pool. Statistically, trust able pet owners end up being very responsible long term tenants. At...

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Atlanta Rental Market sees 9th Largest Rent Increase
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A recent article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle written by Phil Hudson reports that rent for a one bedroom apartment in Atlanta jumped 3 percent from 2015 to 2016. I can tell you in some areas there was a higher jump in rental prices in the range of 5 to 10 percent increase. Here is a segment of the article that is really interestin...

Thursday, June 23, 2016

How to appeal your assessment and save money on your Atlanta Rental Property
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There was a recent article published in the AJC written by Mark Niesse that gave some really helpful information about how to fight your property tax bill. With values rising throughout the city you can be assured your property taxes are about to rise. Here is some of the article to help you on your way to appeal your bill: just becau...

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Tenant falls to His Death from Atlanta Rental Property
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These are words you do not want to read about your Atlanta rental property. This is a tragic event in which a man lost his life. It is not only terrible for the man’s family and friends but also for the landlord that owns the property. I would fully expect the family to file a lawsuit and probably win the suit since it appears the...

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Staying Out of Trouble with your Atlanta Rental
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The Danger of Using Unlicensed and Uninsured Contractors One of the first principles of gambling is this: Never take a risk you can’t afford to lose. Or, as Warren Buffett once said of an investment that went spectacularly wrong: “Never risk what you have and need for what you don’t have and don’t need." When...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Good News for your Atlanta Rental Property
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Good news if you own rental property in Atlanta. A recent article in the AJC Business section written by Michael Kanell provides some very positive news for rising real estate values. Here is a portion of the article: Home sales jumped in February as the housing market got a head start on the coming spring season, according to a report ...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Keeping up Your Property Value for your Atlanta Rental Property
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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist The Spring is a great time to think about maintenance on your house or Atlanta rental property. Keep in mind that even though your property is a rental it still requires the same care and upkeep as a house you live in. As an Atlanta Property Management company we sometimes face push back from owners...

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