Atlanta Property Management Blog

Friday, November 5, 2021

10 tips for buying rental property
If you’ve been watching reruns of HGTV’s “Income Property” and wondering if it’s time to buy an investment property and become a landlord, you’re not alone.Between a recent jump in inflation, historically low interest rates, and the mood of millennials to rent instead of own, buying rental property has...

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Bank invests $20 million to revitalize Atlanta neighborhood
A $20 million commitment from Fifth Third Bank will help the Grove Park Foundation revitalize a neighborhood under the spotlight for potential redevelopment.The bank said last week it will commit $2 million in grants and $18 million in affordable financing for homes and small business loans through its Neighborhood Investment Program.Why...

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Atlanta suburbs see increase in renters
Homeownership and the suburbs may not go hand-in-hand as they once did.The number of people renting homes in several metro Atlanta suburbs grew in the last decade, according to Rentcafe.com.Why it matters: Experts say the increase in the number of suburban renters stems from the 2008 Great Recession when many people, particularly Bla...

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Surveying the Apartment Landscape For 2022
Apartment demand will likely remain robust and rent growth remain elevated in 2022, given the current rates of absorption, rising mortgage rates in 2022, and the lower level of construction activity relative to current demand, according to National Association of Realtors blogger Scholastica (Gay) Cororaton.Demand for multifamily apartmen...

Friday, October 8, 2021

Do Student Rentals Make Good Multifamily Investment Properties?
Are you getting ready to invest in multifamily properties for the first time and are considering investing in a multifamily student rental property versus a traditional rental?The reality when it comes to student housing is that it is indeed a very smart multi-family real estate investment because student housing is always in demand espec...

Thursday, September 16, 2021

RENTAL PROPERTIES: TO FURNISH OR NOT TO FURNISH?
Rental properties can be great investments and provide month-over-month profit for owners, while simultaneously accruing equity over the longer term.    Some owners have a single rental property, while others have multiple properties as part of their overall investment portfolios. Every investor’s goals will be different...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Lower rates coming for investment properties, second homes
It may soon be cheaper to buy an investment property or second home, thanks to a temporary roll-back of policies set by the Federal Housing Finance Agency earlier this year. The new rule, enacted back in January, limited Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s ability to purchase second home and investment property loans. As a ...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Features To Look For In An Investment Property
Are you planning on buying an investment property in 2021-2022? If so, real estate continues to be one of the smartest investments in the 2020’s, especially as the stock market heads into uncharted territory and everyone things that the bubble will burst soon.Thankfully, with real estate, you can earn predictable income but, you als...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

With millions in rental assistance cash unspent, Fulton not considering eviction moratorium
Georgia’s most populous county, which includes most of the City of Atlanta, is not considering enacting a temporary eviction ban, despite having a backlog of landlord-tenant cases awaiting magistrate court judges, as well as millions of dollars in unspent federal rent relief money. Fulton County spokeswoman Jessica Corbit...

Monday, September 6, 2021

What Is A REIT And How Does It Work?
A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a form of collective investment scheme that would enable an investor to invest in a portfolio of income-generating real estate assets, by purchasing units of it. Investment is made in assets such as shopping malls, office spaces, hotels, apartments and these assets are rented or leased with the ai...

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