Atlanta Property Management Blog

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Which upgrades should you make to your rental property in 2024?
Upgrading a rental property can significantly enhance its appeal to tenants, improve occupancy rates, and justify higher rental prices. As we move into 2024, several key upgrades stand out for their potential to maximize return on investment and attract high-quality tenants.1. Smart Home TechnologyIncorporating smart home technology is a...

Thursday, April 25, 2024

What colors should you paint your property before renting it?
As a landlord, your role in choosing the right colors to paint your home before renting it out is crucial. This decision can significantly impact the property's appeal to potential tenants. The colors you select not only affect the overall aesthetic of the property but also help create a welcoming atmosphere that tenants will be eager...

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

What are the benefits of investing in condos vs single family homes?
Investing in real estate is a major decision, and one of the primary considerations for investors is whether to invest in condos or single-family homes. Both options offer unique benefits, and understanding these distinctions is crucial for making an informed decision.Condos, often situated in urban or high-demand areas, present several...

Friday, March 29, 2024

What are the key amenities that tenants are looking for in a rental property?
In today's competitive rental market, landlords and property managers must stay ahead of the curve by offering top-notch amenities that cater to tenants' evolving needs and desires. From urban dwellers seeking convenience to suburban renters craving community, understanding the most coveted amenities can significantly enhance the...

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Tips For Marketing a Rental Property That’s Still Occupied
Marketing a rental property that is still occupied requires a delicate approach to respect the current tenants while showcasing the property to potential renters. Here are some tips to effectively market a rental property that's still occupied:Communication with Current Tenants:Inform and involve the current tenants in the marketing ...

Monday, February 12, 2024

Tips for dealing with difficult tenants
Dealing with difficult tenants can be challenging, but approaching the situation with patience, professionalism, and a clear understanding of your rights and responsibilities can help. Here are some tips for handling difficult tenants:Communication is Key:Establish open lines of communication from the beginning.Encourage tenants to repor...

Saturday, February 10, 2024

How to lower vacancies and increase renewals
Lowering vacancies and increasing lease renewals in rental properties require a strategic approach focused on tenant satisfaction, property management, and marketing. Here are some strategies you can consider:Lowering Vacancies:Competitive Pricing:Research local rental market rates and price your property competitively.Consider offering ...

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

How to spot fake paycheck stubs when screening tenants
Verifying the authenticity of paycheck stubs is an important part of screening tenants to ensure that they have a reliable source of income. While it's not foolproof, here are some tips to help you spot potential fake paycheck stubs:Contact the Employer:Verify the information on the paycheck stub by contacting the employer directly. ...

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Tips for getting rid of smells from an apartment
Getting rid of bad smells in an apartment can be accomplished by taking a few steps. Here are some suggestions:Identify the Source:Before addressing the smell, try to identify the source. It could be garbage, spoiled food, mold, pet odors, or other factors.Clean Regularly:Regular cleaning helps eliminate the causes of bad smells. Clean r...

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Stocks vs Rental Real Estate - Which Option Is Better In 2024?
Investing in stocks and rental real estate are two different approaches to building wealth, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages. Here are some key considerations for both:Stocks:Liquidity: Stocks are highly liquid, meaning you can easily buy and sell them on the stock market. This allows for quick access to your funds.Dive...

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