Author: Alex Delaney Credit Repair Agencies abound in this time of advanced technology and easily accessed information. Many agencies have formed specifically to work with people on improving their credit scores. Some of these agencies use valid strategies to do so. Others are scammers who take risky tenants’ money and provide false information to landlords.…

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Author: Alex Delaney Bad Credit?  Low Credit Score? Your credit score determines whether you can get a loan with a high-interest rate, or a low-interest rate, or whether you can access credit at all.  It takes time to build a good credit history but starting now will put you in a better position in the…

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Author: Alex Delaney November Atlanta Christmas Gift Show When: Nov 1-3; Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Atlanta Expo Center North; 3650 Jonesboro Rd SE, Atlanta, GA Get your holiday shopping out of the way! This event has over 400 quality booths selling crafts, gifts, decor,…

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Author: Alex Delaney So you’ve taken the plunge into developing a passive income stream. Pat yourself on the back. Not only are you creating future monthly income, but you also own an appreciating asset. In addition, you have just given yourself some great tax benefits. There are, of course, two major issues when dealing with…

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Author: Alex Delaney It’s a boring topic, for sure. But preventative maintenance is an important factor in your investment strategy. Ignore it and you set your property up for failure.   We all know happy tenants are long term tenants. Anything we can do to avoid a yearly vacancy and turnover expense is another year in…

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September: Atlanta Greek Festival When: September 27-29 It’s time for the beloved annual Atlanta Greek Festival. Artisans, traditional dancing, Greek beer and food, food food! Sample wines and cheeses, and baklava, spanakopita, patstichio and so much more!!! Held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Annunciaton at 2500 Clairmont Ave. Georgia State Fair When: September 27…

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Author: Alex Delaney Some of the most expensive home repairs are because of clogged plumbing. Blocked pipes are almost always a tenant’s fault and most landlords, including Compass, will charge a tenant for the repair. To avoid extra charges, follow these basic rules: 1) Never flush baby wipes or so-called “flushable wipes” and biodegradable wipes.…

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Author: Sylvia Leong There’s something about the fall that brings us back into a nostalgic, cozy sentiment. It’s almost like being a child again because it’s that pure joy of looking forward to this time of the year. Leaves change colors. The weather drops in degrees. Yummy tea or hot chocolate is in our mugs.…

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Author: Alex Delaney The baby boomer generation started at the close of World War II and ended in 1964. The economy thrived through most of their years, allowing them a measure of wealth unheard of in their parents’ generation, which had suffered through the Great Depression. That wealth allowed 45% of them to purchase homes…

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Author: Alex Delaney The Prediction: Many economists, from JP Morgan, to Forbes and Moody’s Analytics, are predicting a 2020 global recession. According to a panel of over 100 housing and real estate economists, we are likely heading for a recession in mid to late 2020 or early 2021. But experts agree that a housing bust…

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