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Atlanta Property Management Advice: Beware of Tenant Retaliation

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Atlanta Property Management Advice: Beware of Tenant Retaliation Fair Housing law defines retaliation as an act of harm by the owner, property manager, or agent against a resident or applicant because that resident or applicant has asserted their fair housing rights. This important legislation protects the right of the applicant, resid...

What Do Your Tenants REALLY Want?

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Everyone has heard horror stories about bad tenants. They make movies about them because melodramas sell at the box office. While there are bad tenants who cheat owners out of rent and can be destructive, the majority of renters are simply good people. What investors really want is good tenancy, as well as the best return on their inve...

Raising the Rent

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, April 19, 2016
While reviewing their return on investment (ROI), many property owners think raising rents will improve the bottom line for the upcoming year. It is important to review income and expense figures on a regular basis and stay in tune with the housing market. However, as your property management company, we know there are many things to c...

The Right Tenant Is Worth the Wait

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
All property owners look at the return on investment (ROI) when buying or maintaining rental property. The ideal is a positive cash flow, a tax deduction, and an increase in property value. An investor certainly wants to realize all three of these advantages. However, there are times when this is difficult. Having a long vacancy can re...

EPA Requirements on Refrigerants and Residential Property

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, April 05, 2016
There is a concentrated effort around the world to reduce and eventually eliminate the use of ozone-depleting refrigerants. We want to make you aware that legislation now exists that could have a direct impact in the future on a heat pump or air-conditioning system in a property you may own. In most residential properties, HCFC (hydro...

Realizing the Benefits of Property Management

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Realizing the Benefits of Property Management Many times property owners question property management services because of the fees. Now with a distressed economy, this can become an even bigger question when a difficult market puts investment finances to the test. After quoting our fees to a prospective client, we often hear, “yo...

Landlording: How to Use Technology to Streamline Your Rental Property Operations

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Landlording: How to Use Technology to Streamline Your Rental Property Operations 1. Technology Technology is revolutionizing the way landlords do business. While landlords have traditionally been very hands-on, technology lets landlords take a step back. They can put more things on autopilot than ever, and it’s never been easier...

The Challenges of Security Deposit Returns

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Challenges of Security Deposit Returns One of the most difficult tasks for a property manager and/or owner, can be refunding the tenant’s security deposit to everyone’s satisfaction. Any property manager (or owner) is elated when they can issue a full refund because the tenant has left the property in excellent condition, ...

It’s Cleaner Than When I Found It - Good Property Management Tips

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 01, 2016
It’s Cleaner Than When I Found It - Good Property Management Tips Every property manager has heard this phrase many times. If said during a property management walk-through, it usually elicits laughs or groans. As a property owner, you may have experienced these words yourself first-hand from a resident. No one really wants to he...

Applying the Golden Rule to Property Management at ALH|Podland Rental Homes

Web Admin - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Applying the Golden Rule to Property Management at ALH|Podland Rental Homes The Golden Rule has been around for ages; you can trace its origins back to many religions in ancient times. The Golden Rule or ethic of reciprocity is an ethical code or morality and actually has a positive and negative form. Positive - One should treat...


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