Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Should Family or Friends Be Tenants
Family and friends - you can love and/or admire them BUT should they become your tenants?
This is a form of “nepotism, the practice of hiring family and/or friends.” It has both pros and cons and it is an area where a very large “proceed with caution” sign should be poste...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
What is a Rental Emergency?
It is important to understand what a rental emergency is. Depending on whose perspective it is - owner, tenant, vendor, or property manager - it can mean different things when it happens.
The definition of "Rental Emergency" found on Wikipedia is:
An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, August 15, 2017
When It is NOT a Pet but a Service Animal
Ordinarily, property owners have the right to refuse animals while renting their property. However, specific circumstance exists when there is a dog, cat, or possibly another animal the law does not consider a “pet.” When a disabled person with an assistance animal applies to ren...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Personal Touch
The economy definitely has mixed reviews – interest rates are still low, the stock market is working toward recovery, and many people throughout the country have been working tirelessly to help unemployment, feed the hungry, and aid disaster victims. There is record high unemployment, record home foreclosur...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Should a Tenant Paint?
Often current or prospective tenants will negotiate with property owners on painting. The owner usually will consent to this with one thought in mind – saving money. However, they do not realize the problems that it can create, particularly if they do not outline any limitations when it comes to the pain...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Handling Emergencies and Disasters
Emergencies and disasters happen and in many instances, you cannot avoid them. Webster terms an emergency as “an unexpected situation that requires prompt action” and a disaster as “a grave occurrence having harmful results.”
In the property management world, we ...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Property managers in Atlanta suggest Five Best Practices Every Landlord Should Follow
Landlords in the Atlanta area have many options when it comes to running their rental properties properly. Property managers in Atlanta suggest that best practices dictate that properties remain viable both in terms of tenant satisfaction ...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Happy 4th of July!
Thank you to all the soldiers that protect us everyday.
Everyone here at ALH|Podland wants to wish
you a great holiday and peace on Earth
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Three Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your First
Atlanta Rental Property
Having your own Atlanta real estate investment 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. However, before you buy rental property in Atlanta, there are a fe...
Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Atlanta Property Management: 7 biggest mistakes that landlords make.
Managing Atlanta 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. Atlanta property mana...