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Why Sink Your Investment Dollars Into Atlanta?

Author: Alex Delaney The City in the Forest, with 5.5 million residents,  is one of the largest metro areas in the country and it continues to grow. By 2020 Atlanta metro area population is expected to climb to 7.3 and more than 8 million are expected to live here by 2040 with the largest influx…

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Time is Running Short to Appeal Your DeKalb County Property Taxes

It’s property assessment season again for DeKalb County.  If you have property in this county, you have recently received your tax assessment and have until July 15th to file an appeal.  Other area assessments will go out later in the year. Property values have seen a steady increase in the last several years.  Metro Atlanta…

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Beat The Heat In Metro Atlanta

Author: Sylvia Leong Oh man! Georgia’s summers are no joke when it comes to heat. Summer is the time to go out and have some fun. However, with the heat, it makes it bearable only for a little while. Well, we have curated some ways to keep cool while enjoying the wonderful Georgia summer.  Six…

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How To Increase Your Rental Income

Author: Alex Delaney The time to increase your rent potential is during a vacancy. How? Make sure your property compares favorably with your competitors’ properties. Be aware of what is going on in the area and what the local rental levels are. And most importantly, consider renovations and upgrades to keep your property competitive. Many…

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The Pros and Cons of Home Warranties

Author: Alex Delaney Home warranties have their place in the property owner’s toolbox. They cover the costs of unexpected systems repairs such as heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical. They cover most major appliances. They can even cover pools and hot tubs, although extras such as these are generally charged a higher premium. Home warranties cost…

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Fun Summer Activities For The Family

Author: Sylvia Leong We know the drill every summer! School is out, and the kids are around constantly. This is a great time to spend as much time with them and get them going. Get their energy out, and make memories with them. Here’s a list of summer activities you can try to keep them…

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Rookie Mistakes New Owners Make

Author: Alex Delaney Rental property is an investment. Not only can it generate monthly income, but it can also, with care, become a valuable asset. Make sure that investment works for you. By ignoring the below information, you can put that investment at risk. Pre-marketing properties: Pre-marketing is a bad idea. It disrupts the already…

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Metro Atlanta Events: Weekend of June 7-9, 2019

Ladies of 60s Soul When and where: June 6 (8 p.m.) at Venkman’s, 740 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE. Price: $5 Join Keisha and Kourtney Jackson as they relive the golden era of soul by recreating the magic of Aretha Franklin, the Supremes, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves and much more! Peachtree Corners Festival When and where:…

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Atlanta Summer Camps

Author: Alex Delaney At Compass Property Management Group, we know how difficult it can be to find interesting and exciting programs to keep your children busy during the hot summer months. So we decided to do some research and find the best camps in the metro area. It’s not too late to enroll your child…

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Metro Atlanta Events: May 31 – June 2, 2019

Author: Alex Delaney Join the fun at various events all over Metro Atlanta from festivals to butterflies, and even balloon races! There’s something for everyone. So pack your cooler and pick your spot! Atlanta Food and Wine Festival When and where: May 30th-June 2nd in Midtown Price: $$$$. Varies depending on the event Wine and…

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