Tenants

Advice From A College Grad

Author: Sylvia Leong Hello friends! This week’s blog post is a little more direct and personal. It’s mainly for the students who are either starting college or are in their last year of high school. This could even be useful for the college students feeling the sophomore slump.  College is a huge (I mean..hugeeeeee) milestone…

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Traffic Laws for Summer Travel

Author: Alex Delaney State by State laws for the Southeast The South is on the move for the summer. To help you avoid any unnecessary fines, we’ve put together a list of highway traffic laws for the Southeastern part of the country. Georgia: Hands-Free Driving: No individual shall physically hold or support, with any part…

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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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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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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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Why Does My Rent Keep Going Up?

Author: Alex Delaney We understand the frustration tenants experience with rising rent costs. But there is another side to the story. With property values increasing dramatically, owners are facing a shortfall and must compensate for that by raising the rent.   When property values rise, so do property taxes. Many properties in DeKalb and Fulton…

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Spring Cleaning: DIY Natural Methods

There are so many unknown chemicals in our everyday cleaning products. Do we really know what is in them? We get sucked in with the bold claims and the convincing words. However, we probably should be more conscious of what we choose to clean with. It’s probably not safe to be inhaling and breathing in…

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Discrimination Laws And The Fair Housing Act

Author: Alex Delaney  In 1968, after years of attempts, Congress passed the Fair Housing Act in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. It was quickly signed into law by President Johnson. Meant as a follow up to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, this law was intended to correct the practice of restricting…

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Spring Events in Metro Atlanta: April & May

Georgia Renaissance Festival Delve into life in 16th century England with live entertainment, food, and artisan craft shops. When: April 13-June 2: Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day Time: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Price: $20-$24 for adults, $10-$12 for children, free for children 5 and under Sandy Springs Artsapalooza An artist’s extravaganza featuring demonstrations and hands on…

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