7 05, 2019

Should I Install Seamless Gutters On My Rental Property?

By |2019-06-25T23:10:41-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property|Tags: |0 Comments

Do you need to put up new gutters on one of your rental properties? Have you thought about having seamless gutters installed? Gutters are a fairly easy DIY job for the DIY enthusiast, and seamless gutters are not a DIY project. Sometimes that frustrates handy landlords, so seamed gutters are chosen. Some landlords report seamless gutters are worth it though. Gutters are a simple concept, but a damaged gutter can do a great deal of damage to your rental property if the tenants don't keep you posted. If you're not at the property when it's raining, you might not notice

29 04, 2019

Bulb Gardening: Easy Landscaping For Your Rental Properties

By |2019-04-29T20:11:54-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Curb Appeal, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Planting bulbs in the yard of your rental property can help keep the landscaping looking nice with minimal maintenance for most of the year. Bulbs are hard to mess up, so you don't need an especially green thumb. They're also very economical too. Planting bulbs allows you to have hassle-free flowers each year. It also makes renters feel like you go the extra mile to make the property nice. Now, the hardest part of planting bulbs is planning on where to plant them. You will want to clear out an area of a flower bed or along the driveway or

26 04, 2019

Defrosting A Freezer On Your New Investment Property

By |2019-05-19T11:55:10-04:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Flipping, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Rehab Loans, Short Sales|Tags: , |0 Comments

New freezers have self-defrosting features, but old freezers need defrosting sometimes. If you've purchased a new property with an older freezer in the kitchen, garage or basement, you might want to extend its life a little bit. If it's frosted over, defrosting it can add some life to the machine while you wait to get more energy efficient models. Since this is a new property, you won't have to worry about finding a place to store your frozen food. Normally, that can be the biggest hassle. If you've just purchased a home with food still in the freezer, just toss

20 04, 2019

Virginia Highland: One Of Atlanta’s Most Popular Neighborhoods

By |2019-04-19T22:04:55-04:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Developers, Flipping, Hard Money, Income, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Short Sales, Tenants|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virginia Highland, or simply VaHi to residents that live there, is one of Atlanta's most vibrant areas. It combines small-town charm with the perks of living in the city. Virginia Highland is found east of Ansley Park right near downtown. This neighborhood has four separate and distinct villages that are all connected into a very walkable overall neighborhood. Virginia Highland is considered one of Atlanta's most sought after neighborhoods, so if you can find an investment property in VaHi that you can either flip or turn into a rental, you'd be in luck. Some of the homes are over 100-years-old

18 04, 2019

Landlords, Millennials Shop For Rentals Differently, So You Need To Adjust Your Marketing Too

By |2019-05-19T11:55:26-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Selling, Tenants|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Landlords marketing to Millennial renters face new challenges. For example, most Millennials get almost all of their information from social media. As a lessor, you simply must have an online presence that incorporates a variety of social media platforms to fully market to millennial renters. Don't simply post an ad online on Craigslist and think you have your online presence covered. It important to post to Craigslist, of course, but that shouldn't be your only online presence. Instagram is an incredibly useful online marketing tool. It's a generational favorite. Also, don't merely post a photo and your information to Instagram.

17 04, 2019

3 Important Things Landlords Might Not Know About Fair Housing Act That Could Cost Them

By |2019-06-19T20:27:59-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, HUD, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you are new to being a landlord (and maybe even if you're an experienced rental property owner), you will want to familiarize yourself with the specific details of the Fair Housing Act. It's worth noting that many lawsuits targeting landlords are because the landlord violated the Fair Housing Act. Most of the time the landlords have no idea that they violated the Fair Housing Act. Violations of this kind can be expensive. It's federal law and you have to comply with it. Landlords Must Understand What Constitutes Discrimination The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing. Many landlords can't

5 04, 2019

Old Fourth Ward: Atlanta’s Hippest ‘New’ Community

By |2019-04-19T22:24:00-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Flipping, Georgia, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Short Sales, Tenants|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Old Fourth Ward might just be Atlanta’s hippest so-called "new" community, and it appeals to young professionals and first-time homebuyers. If you find a deal on a home in Old Fourth Ward, snatch it up. If you need quick funding to make a property with great potential in Old Fourth Ward, contact us to see if we can help you out. This neighborhood is one of the newest in Atlanta and is found east of downtown and south of Midtown. Millennials are flocking to the area thanks to the new retail and dining from Ponce City Market. The Old

11 03, 2019

Can You Guess What The Freest State In The Nation Is According To Recent Survey?

By |2019-03-11T19:03:50-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Real Estate, Taxes|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Real estate investors take note, A Cato Institute survey just ranked states in the order of how free they are. Specifically, the study examined how each state's policies promote freedom in the personal, fiscal and regulatory spheres. The designation of "freest state in the nation" goes to Florida. Florida actually earned seven top ten rankings, four number one rankings and the overall number one ranking. So what's so free about Florida? Florida's less restrictive policies have promoted economic growth. These policies have hundreds of people flocking to the state every single day looking for more opportunity. Taxes in Florida are

5 03, 2019

How To Sell A Home To A Millennial

By |2019-03-05T11:57:39-05:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Remodeling Tips, Selling|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since millennials are now the biggest group of homebuyers, house flippers need to make some adjustments. Do you know how to sell a home you've just bought with the intent to flip fast to a millennial? So, first off you will need to find the right size and location. We discuss this in an separate blog post about millennial home buyers. Now, here are some smart ways to target this huge market. Make It Instagrammable Make it instagrammable? What does that mean? If you're in an older generation, this might not make a lot of sense. Yet, millennials fully enjoy

25 02, 2019

Why Vinyl Plank Flooring Is Perfect For Your Rental Home

By |2019-02-25T22:58:18-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, New Construction, Remodeling Tips, Tenants|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Vinyl plank flooring, also called “luxury vinyl plank” or "LVP," is a great flooring option for your rental home. It's affordable, durable, and easy to install. Though there is new technology in carpeting that has made things easier for landlords, vinyl plank flooring is possibly an even better solution for whole home flooring. Luxury vinyl plank can give you the durability you need without having to replace flooring with each tenant turnover, if you choose a good product. Vinyl plank flooring can give you the look and texture of real hardwood floors. Plus, it is easily cleaned so that you