Short Selling in Atlanta - Really?
07-12-2016

Nathan phoned me yesterday. He said he wanted me to help him sell his home in a short-sale. The first question I asked was if he was behind on mortgage payments. He said no, he was current. My next question was: “Then why do you want to sell short?"

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1st and last month's rent
28-10-2016

Do you collect a first and last month’s rent upon move-in? Do you also collect a separate amount as a security or damage deposit? Do you know how to properly treat these funds in accordance with state law?

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17-10-2016

Do you self-manage rental property? If you do, do you conduct a criminal background check on applicants?

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26-09-2016

Probably one of the most vital functions of property management is the tenant applicant screening process.

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16-09-2016

So you are a landlord or property manager. You approve a rental applicant and have the applicant sign the lease, with a move in date scheduled 14 days later.  

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07-09-2016

I have written often about this topic but it seems that the message seems to be missed by those that most need to hear it.

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30-08-2016

Could the information you provide on a rental home application compromise your privacy? What about fair housing rules and regulations?  What vulnerabilities might a landlord suffer?

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31-07-2016

The City of Atlanta is a great place to own a home. This is true whether it is a primary residence or an investment property.

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22-07-2016

The City of Alpharetta is a great place to own a home. This is true whether it is a primary residence or an investment property.

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12-07-2016

Are you a do-it-yourself landlord? Do you want to know one reason why you might want to employ a professional property manager?

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