Adventures in Property Management

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 >>

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Nasty Fridge - Inspections Prevent Bigger Issues
Property Management Blog

Here is why we do our quarterly inspections on the properties that we manage. In this case, the tenants went out to do the summer sales thing. They moved to another state to go door to door to sell... READ MORE >>

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Scary Situation With A Happy Ending
Property Management Blog

I had a tenant that was behind on his rent. Up until now he had been great and I was willing to work out a payment schedule with him. On the 13th of the month I called him and said I need you to pa... READ MORE >>

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