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8 08, 2018
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Should You Invest In A Historic Home?

By |2018-08-08T12:09:29+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|0 Comments

Historic homes offer significant ambiance and beauty. Obviously there are downsides. The natural materials mean more maintenance. Depending on the time period in which the historic home was built, it could also feature hazards like asbestos or lead paint making DIY repairs a little more risky. Additionally, if the home is located in a historic district, you'll face limitations as to what kinds of upgrades you can even make. Sometimes, even window upgrades are restricted which means that your tenants may face higher heating bills. Still, people who are interested in living in historic homes generally expect that challenge. To

29 07, 2018

Community Gardens For Rental Tenants

By |2018-07-29T21:21:32+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Income, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , |0 Comments

One very progressive concept some landlords across the nation have committed to is community gardens run by and for the tenants. One of the dreams behind home ownership these days is the satisfaction of growing your own vegetables. As a landlord, you can help tenants who are far from the goal of home ownership find some satisfaction by installing some raised beds for participating tenants to use as a community garden. The only effort you technically need to put forth is arranging the agreement of this co-op and installing the raised beds. The tenant do the rest. A garden might

17 07, 2018

Investors: Have You Heard Of Rent Auctions?

By |2018-07-16T22:37:07+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , |0 Comments

  If you own rental properties, you've got to hear about this latest concept: Rent Auctions. Typically, you check comparable rental units in the area, check market reports and do your best job at setting the price of rent in your rental units. Right? Then, you advertise the rental unit for the price that you think is the most accurate rate. Consider this though. One South African start up company began a rental listing and management service. Instead of just declaring the rent, landlords have the option t o allow potential tenants to bid on the opportunity to rent a

16 07, 2018

Should You Manage Your Own Investment Properties?

By |2018-07-16T12:56:52+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

When you own an investment property, you have a big decision to make. Should you manage your own property or hire a property manager? Ultimately that decision will depend on a number of factors. Is it even feasible? Managing Your Own Investment Properties Property managers have several responsibilities. Here are the basic services offered by property managers that would become your responsibility if you manage your own investment properties: Respond to emergency and repair calls from tenants. (Remember, this could mean a call while you're sleeping or in another meeting.) Co-ordinate repairman visits. Finding tenants to place in your rental

29 06, 2018

Up-To-Date Housing Trends For Atlanta, Georgia

By |2018-07-10T10:55:30+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Developers, Flipping, Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property|Tags: |0 Comments

According to current housing trends for Atlanta, Georgia and the surrounding areas, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is one of thethe 20 best housing markets for investors in 2018. Actually, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is currently considered the seventh best housing market for investors in 2018. Key metrics that helped the greater Atlanta metro area and surrounding cities ranked seventh on the list include the following: The average home price for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is $234,249. A 3-year population growth rate of 4.9% is reported for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area. The 2-year job growth rate Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is

10 06, 2018

Average Atlanta Rent Growing Three Times Faster Than National Median

By |2018-06-10T13:00:29+00:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Investment Properties, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: |0 Comments

According to a report on Atlanta rental trends, the city's rents are growing substantially. The price of rent in Atlanta is growing three times faster than the national median. Three times! Meanwhile, as noted previously, Atlanta home prices are going up steadily. This may lead more people in Atlanta to rent rather than buy. Even still, homes in metro Atlanta are in the bottom quarter of the most expensive cities, so many investors find these conditions perfect for rental property investments. The rent prices people are willing to pay are growing three times faster than the national median. These increases

27 05, 2018

What If Your Rental Property Gets Bed Bugs?

By |2018-05-27T13:00:27+00:00May 27th, 2018|Categories: Investment Properties, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Some things you can't prevent, like the possibility that your rental property could get bed bugs. What happens if a tenant moves out and you're left with the bed bugs they brought with the in their furniture? Here's the bad news: It costs upwards of $5,000 to inspect, clean and exterminate the average home severely infested with bed bugs. The good news is that when the rental home or apartment is empty, eliminating bed bugs can be less expensive and less of a hassle. Calling an exterminator is the easiest option, but you can take additional steps on top of

22 05, 2018

Nashville Has Big Plans For Mass Transit, Could Lead To Significant Growth

By |2018-05-22T15:00:44+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property, New Construction|Tags: |0 Comments

Though it seemed like a May 1 vote in Nashville that shot down mass transit for the city sealed the deal, it turns out mass transit is back on the table. Nashville Councilman Swope told News 2 that everything is back on the table as far as looking at creating a new plan for Nashville. Now, the City of Nashville is back at it with big plans for an extremely modern mass transit system. The vision includes light rails, commuter rails, and a larger bus fleet. They are even considering double stacked freeways and self driving buses! All of this

14 05, 2018

Atlanta: One Of Top 10 Metros With People Willing To Be ‘Super Commuters”

By |2018-05-14T13:00:14+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money Loans, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , |0 Comments

If you're a property investor, you should know, people are willing to be "super commuters" just to work in Atlanta. People seek cheaper housing away from the inner city, and are willing to drive for over 90-minutes just to work in the city. The trend is similar all across the nation, but Atlanta has an increasingly high number of super-commuters. That means that if you can snag a home outside of Atlanta, it might still be a good investment. A whopping 4 percent of Atlanta's working population commutes great distances to work. The city ranks ninth on the list of

21 04, 2018

Need A Fast Growing Shade Tree For Your Rental Property?

By |2018-04-21T19:49:01+00:00April 21st, 2018|Categories: Home Improvements, Investment Properties, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , |0 Comments

If you maintain rental properties, knowing which trees grow well and quickly can help increase the value of the property faster. Plus, a little planning can help lower the time you invest in property maintenance. The paper birch is one of the most beautiful and fastest growing shade trees you can plant in North Carolina. It doesn't require watering unless there is a serious drought. It also needs no special care. Plus, people find them intriguing and children love them. Winged elm trees grow extremely fast and only require watering during times of drought. It also has a distinctive look