Web Admin - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Property Management: Tenant Screening, When Does It Start?
On a daily basis, when I speak with property investors, I always get asked the same question: When does tenant screening really start? For us, the tenant screening process starts as soon as a prospective tenant requests information about a property. We have autom...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Three Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your First Rental Property
Having your own real estate investment in the Atlanta area could be one of the best things you could ever do. If you operate a rental property properly, you can enjoy profits for many years to come. So, we thought about what can we tell a newbie about buying their first p...
Web Admin - Tuesday, October 31, 2017
4 Things to Consider Before Allowing Pets into Your Rental Homes
Pet owners often consider their pets as part of the family. They are protective of and devoted to their dog or cat as though they were people. As rental property managers, we have to decide whether it is worth the risk to our property to allow tenants to have pets. Damage...
Web Admin - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Property Management: 7 Biggest Mistakes That Landlords Make.
Managing rental properties can be an excellent way to generate income, either primary or secondary, however if it is not done properly it can end up costing far more than it’s worth, both in terms of time and money. ALH|Podland Rental Homes Property Manag...
Web Admin - Tuesday, October 17, 2017
15 Tips to Prepare Your Southern Rental Home For Winter & Save On Energy Costs
Even though our weather here in the south is milder than in the rest of the country, our temperatures still fall below zero. Rental homes in Decatur, Stone Mountain, Lithonia, East Point and College Park still need to be winterized and prepared for the c...
Web Admin - Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Should You Sneak a Pet Into Your Rental Home?
Whether you’re seeking rental homes in Decatur or any other city, the rules are always the same - if you have pets, you’ll have to find housing that permits them and pay any necessary pet deposit or pet fees up front. Because of hefty deposit costs or pet restrictions, many...
Web Admin - Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Add More Lighting to Your Rental Home
Having adequate lighting in your rental home can go a long way toward increasing your comfort and satisfaction. Some rental properties in Decatur and Stone Mountain only come with the bare minimum of light fixtures. Even if you are fortunate enough to find a rental home with large bay windows that ...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, September 19, 2017
The Illegal Tenant – How to Handle a Difficult Situation Like a Pro
An application is processed; the tenants sign the lease, and they move in. Sometime during the tenancy, another resident appears to be living in the property. This is a clear violation if the rental agreement that states the tenant does not have the authority...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Mold – a Critical Problem in Rental Properties & Property Management
Mold in any property is a problem. Mold – is a more critical problem in rental properties and property management and must be handled quickly, properly and with a lot of documentation.
Mold has been around a long time – literally, as lo...