Do Property Managers Need A License?

Do You Need A Real Estate License To Be A Property Manager (1)

Most states require a real estate license for anyone involved in property management activities. It can get a little confusing as some states’ real estate statutes never even mention the words “property management”. For example, Idaho, Maine, and Vermont do not require any license to be a property manager. On the other hand, Montana, Oregon,…

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Equity: The Money Hidden In Your Home

Do You Need A Real Estate License To Be A Property Manager (1)

Equity Equity can be defined as the market value of the home minus any remaining liens, or, more simply put, the percentage of your home that you own. It is important to realize that equity is, in fact, an asset and is factored into your overall net-worth. In a sense, it is how much of…

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The Changing American Dream

The Changing American Dream

Homeownership, once a measurement of success, has become an albatross, trapping people in homes when the economy requires more mobility. Jobs no longer last for decades and the next best career move might be across the city or the country. “Locking into a mortgage can feel like a trap for this mobile generation.” Millennials have…

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DeKalb County’s Partnership with Ring

DeKalb County’s Partnership with Ring

“This partnership has intentions of reducing neighborhood crimes by giving an eye into the security videos posted on the company’s phone application on the neighbor portal.” DeKalb County is trying to crack down and take control of the crime rate by implementing a partnership with a smart home technology company. They are partnering with Ring.…

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Super Bowl LIII: Guide to Atlanta

Super Bowl LIII 2019

Super Bowl LIII is coming to Atlanta if you haven’t heard! With that comes a lot of people visiting our beautiful, bustling city. When a big event like the Super Bowl occurs, it comes with a lot of preparation and plans, as well as events! First, let’s just establish this date. The event that is…

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Things to do New Years Eve in Metro Atlanta

Things to do New Years Eve in Metro Atlanta

Live in the Metro Atlanta area and still don’t have certain plans for ringing in the new year? We’ve got you. We’ve curated a list of some fun for an individual, a couple, a group, or a family! Here is what we’ve found to help you bring in 2019: For individuals/couples/a group Peach Drop at…

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Avoiding the High Cost of Vacancies

Avoiding the High Cost of Vacancies

When a property is vacant it loses money. It is that simple. In addition to losing rental income, a vacancy means high turnover costs to get the property ready to rent. So how do you avoid vacancies? Tenant retention. Keeping good tenants avoids the money pit of vacancies. The best way to keep a tenant…

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How to Pay Your Rent on Time

How to Pay Your Rent on Time

The consequences and effects of paying your rent late might not always be immediate, but it can be detrimental to your future. From lowering your credit score to lowering your credibility, it’s important to keep up with your rent payments. Here are ways that can help you pay your rent on time: 1. Set up…

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6 Moving Tips and Hacks

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Getting the keys to a new place can be exciting! Then, you stop and look around at all the things you have to move out of your old place into your new. Moving is a tedious, labor-intensive process that requires planning. It can get disorganized really quick! There are so many tips and hacks that…

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Protecting Your Home During Colder Weather

Protecting Your Home During Colder Weather

When the weather is dropping down to freezing temperatures, there are things you can do to prepare your home beforehand. Freezing can cause damage to your home. Frozen pipes and dying shrubs are no fun to deal with in the winter. Here are a few ways to get your home ready for colder weather approaches:…

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