Summer’s over, the kids are back in school, football games have started and the days and nights are starting to get cooler. There are quite a few things you can do to be sure your home is ready for the coming seasons. And none of them include raking leaves, although …keep reading
When one of Bruce Ailion’s clients told the Atlanta-based realtor that he heard a buzzing noise coming from his walls, Ailion cracked the plaster to take a look. He expected it to be the pipes or electrical system making the odd noise. Instead, Ailion was shocked to discover some new …keep reading
The internet is rife with stories of rental properties gone wrong—college students who throw loud parties; pet lovers with animals that leave trails of destruction; couples who vanish without notice (taking the appliances with them!); professionals who stop paying rent yet refuse to leave.
But renting out a …keep reading
All winter, you think about sitting in your lush garden and enjoying your backyard with friends and family. You tend flowers and shrubs. You plant an array of yummy veggies. And when it’s finally warm enough to sit outside … the irritating buzz of insects invades your outdoor retreat, and …keep reading
When you find a place with big closets, snazzy appliances and a roomy floor plan that also happens to fall in your budget, the instinct is to sign the lease…stat!
But before you put pen to paper (and bust out your checkbook), make sure you’re asking the landlord—and …keep reading