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Wipes, Pipes and Other No No’s

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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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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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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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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The different types of rental professionals

Different types of rental professionals

When searching for a new rental home you may find yourself interacting with many different types of professionals in the property management industry. You may work with property managers, rental brokers, leasing agents, and landlords, but you should know that each position can have different responsibilities and fees that you may have to pay. Let’s…

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