Adventures in Property Management

Monday, March 16, 2020

Rock On!
Property Management Blog

A self-managing owner was renting out a property to a few young men. The garage at the property was not part of the rental, as the owner stored Wave Runners in it, along with items such as pallets,... READ MORE >>

Monday, February 24, 2020

What. Is. In. The. Tub??!
Property Management Blog

A recent maintenance call was quite revealing. The tenant called to inform us that the bathtub was not draining. Upon arriving the maintenance tech was greeted with a bathtub that was quite backed ... READ MORE >>

Monday, January 27, 2020

Roommates, Pianos, & Barricades
Property Management Blog

Several years back we managed a  property that had 3 female college students living in it. Two were upstairs and one down. 

This particular disagreement was centered around a piano.... READ MORE >>

Friday, December 20, 2019

We Respect Tenants, Then In Turn They Respect Us
Property Management Blog

I just left an inspection where the tenant wasn’t home, but had left out a pastry on the table. This pasty had a note that said “please help yourself” with paper plates and plasti... READ MORE >>

Friday, December 13, 2019

Proof of Income, Valid ID?
Property Management Blog

Like all property management companies, we require proof of income and a valid ID when processing rental applications. Smart phones have definitely made this process even easier, but one potential ... READ MORE >>

Friday, November 8, 2019

Preparing Vacant Rental Properties for Winter Weather
Property Management Blog

Depending on your geographic location, you may have already had your share of winter weather, even snow. Being in the south, West Georgia to be exact, we are just now preparing for our first taste ... READ MORE >>

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Restroom is Down the Hall
Property Management Blog

A short time ago one of our managers received a phone call from a prospective tenant who was trying to find a new home.  They explained they had barely moved into a property (NOT one we manage... READ MORE >>

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A Lockout, Illegal Substances, & Free WiFi Walk Into A Bar...
Property Management Blog

At times we have to do evictions and lockouts. Though we strive to ensure this doesn't happen, there are times when it's unavoidable. This brings to mind a particular case...

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Inspections Prevent Bigger Issues...For Owners AND Tenants
Property Management Blog

There was a property I managed that was in exceptional condition.  The tenants to be described in this story were very responsible, had great credit, and really gave me no reason to think why ... READ MORE >>

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Helpful? Tenant Giving to the Community
Property Management Blog

I had a vacant room and did the usual screening for the tenant. The background and credit check came back clean, so I went with him as a tenant. Two weeks into his lease I got a call from the neigh... READ MORE >>

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