Atlanta Property Management Blog

Winter Checklist (of FUN!!!)

System - Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Property Management Blog
So, the weather is turning cold (or maybe not considering this is the South), and you are looking for some fun things to entertain yourself and possibly some Holiday guests. I’ve scoured the internet for some unusual and interesting things to do in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia!Get a thrill riding a pig! No seriously, Priscilla ...

“Uh, Oh – I forgot to ….” & Preventative Home Maintenance and Why It’s Important

System - Monday, November 20, 2017
Property Management Blog
When you are a landlord of a single-family home, you usually don’t live nearby and so the phrase, “Out of sight, out of mind” often comes into play. BUT, ensuring that your rental home is properly taken care of as if you were living there yourself is as just important, if not more so, than where you do reside.Here are so...

Take a Hike – The Mundane

System - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Property Management Blog
November 17, 2017 is National Take a Hike Day! Check out these places in the Metro Atlanta / North GA area. Get out there and enjoy this great fall weather!South Peachtree Creek Trail -- North Dekalb / Emory -- 1 mile -- Easy Even though this trail isn’t very long, what makes it interesting is the different elevations as it zigzags ...

World Kindness Day

System - Friday, November 10, 2017
Property Management Blog
 Monday, November 13, 2017 Merriam Webster defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate”. What better way to spend a day than carrying out acts of kindness for everyone – family, co-workers, and even random strangers. Here are some incredible ideas that you could do for oth...

5 Reasons You Should Thank a Veteran Today and Every Day

System - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Property Management Blog
Veteran’s Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, is a day to celebrate and thank those who have served and protected our great country. Here at Backyard Realty Group DBA Tolley Community Management we are #VeteranOwned by Mike Tolley, who served in the Navy. We also have Michael Degrauwe ,  who also served in the Navy as we...

The 10 Most Expensive Currently-Listed Rental Homes in Metro Atlanta

System - Monday, November 6, 2017
Property Management Blog
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have more money than you could spend? Or maybe you already do! Just for kicks you could rent one of the homes listed below… (Or maybe you’d have to get a few friends & family to go in with you!) Check out the most expensive rentals in Metro Atlanta right now. 1210 West ...

Happy National Donut Day

System - Saturday, November 4, 2017
Property Management Blog
Donut? Doughnut? Around this office, we don’t really care how you spell it, as long as you provide them! Lucky for us, Forrest typically brings in donuts on Friday mornings, so we get our fill. Plus Sunday is National Donut Day! And did you know that there is 2 National Donut (Doughnut) days because you know we like them so much! On...

Knock Knock ... Who’s There?

System - Sunday, October 29, 2017
Property Management Blog
Knock Knock  Who’s There?  Doctor.  Doctor Who?  That’s a great TV Show isn’t it?Did you know that not only is October 31st Halloween but it is also National Knock Knock Joke Day? Who knew such a day existed? I sure didn’t. But it sure does seem like a fun day!Knock Knock  Who’s ...

Fall in Metro Atlanta – Activities, Festivals and Things to Do in Fall 2017

System - Monday, October 23, 2017
Property Management Blog
Metro Atlanta is a great place to be in the fall! As a former “Michigander” I always loved the fall but it would get cold fast, it seemed like the snowy winter always came sooner rather than later. What I love about living in Georgia is that you still get 4 definitive seasons without all the snow like in the North. We may get ...

Homeowners & Renters Alike Should Consider Emergency Preparedness As Wild Fires Blaze in the...

System - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Property Management Blog
With the wild fires blazing in Gatlinburg and all around the Southeast, there is a daunting reminder for emergency preparedness in the Southeast. While California is not a stranger to this type of natural disaster, the Southeast is a region ill-prepared for the destruction that would come as a result of such fires. It is important to...

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