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Blog Post Happy Thanksgive to Everyone

Happy Thanksgive to Everyone

Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours. As we enjoyed each others company with joyous chattering and remembering the year, we continue to be thankful for all that we have, all that we have accomplished, and all that we will do in the future. We give thanks fot all those who d...
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Blog Post HIgh Interest Rates Affect Rental Property

HIgh Interest Rates Affect Rental Property

Impact of High Interest RatesHigh-interest rates and rental properties are two key factors that can significantly influence the real estate market and the financial well-being of property investors. When interest rates rise, as they have historically done, the impact on rental pr...
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Blog Post The Impact of Section 8

The Impact of Section 8

The Impact of Section 8The benefits of Section 8 extend far beyond the immediate relief of affordable housing. They have a profound impact on individuals and communities:1.            Stability: Section 8 provides housing stability to vulnerable...
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Blog Post Can Owners Refuse Section 8?

Can Owners Refuse Section 8?

Georgia is one of the many states where Section 8 (now called the Housing Choice Voucher) is optional. Rental property owners can decide if they want to offer their property to the Section 8 community. HUD has been working to try to increase the number of homes available in ...
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Blog Post Property Tax Time

Property Tax Time

ax time! Here in Georgia, we just received the assessments on our real estate property with taxes due between July and October. You probably noticed that huge increase in your tax bill and are choking on it! You can certainly file an appeal but since most counties reassessed, you...
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Blog Post Bright Homes Rent Faster

Bright Homes Rent Faster

Brightening up your rental will help get it rented so much quicker. Here are some simple tricks we use to add more light to our rentals.1) If there are blinds on the windows, we will turn the slats upward. This small trick allows natural light to enter the home and bounces off th...
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Blog Post HUD Wants You!

HUD Wants You!

Over the years, HUD has become concerned about the number of Landlords withdrawing from their Section 8 program. So much so, that they finally asked Landlords why they are leaving. From feedback received across the county, HUD has begun implementing initiatives to retain and incr...
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Blog Post Veterans Day

Veterans Day

I come from a family that represents almost every branch of the military ... one uncle was in the Navy, one uncle was in the Air Force, my brother-in-law was in the Coast Guard and is now in the Air Force, my husband was in the Navy, my son was in the Air Force, and my dad was in...
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Blog Post Delinquent Tenant? Options?

Delinquent Tenant? Options?

I recently saw a statistic that 35% of renters have not been able to pay rent. That is huge. So, what are your options if you are a landlord with a delinquent tenant? Try Rent Assistance. Last March, the  Georgia Department of Community Affairs started administering the Rent...
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Blog Post How Much Security Deposit?

How Much Security Deposit?

How much security deposit should you hold? The general rule of thumb is one month’s rent but over the last few years we have noticed that tenants are just leaving lots of personal property and not really cleaning their rental upon termination of their lease. They are expect...
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