“Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure” protections are back! And they're permanent!The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act recently passed by Congress and signed by the President was focused primarily on reducing some of the regulatory burden, this law re-instituted the Protecting Tena...
The heat is on, Atlanta!
With summer quickly approaching, we could have easily given you the standard top 5 list of things you need to do to get your home summer ready… have your HVAC serviced, plant shrubbery 2 feet away from the house, check weather-stripping around windows and doors, etc. But that wouldn’t be any fu...
“In general, airplane pilots are open, clear-eyed, buoyant
extroverts, and helicopter pilots are brooders, introspective anticipators of
trouble. They know if something bad has not happened, it is about to.” – Harry Reasoner
Let that sink in for a moment, and ask yourself, “Am I an
airplane pilot, or am I a helico...
Winning with Winter Rentals – Why Renting in the Winter Makes Sense
So far Atlanta’s winter has not been forgiving. With below freezing temperatures dominating our January forecast, you may think tenants are focusing more on staying warm than they are on leasing new properties. Excalibur’s numbers tell a very di...
With a U.S. Government shutdown looming, many Americans are asking, “How will this affect me?”
The answers are many, from the closure of National Parks to the potential delayed payment of military personnel. The effects of a massive shutdown don’t stop there, however. Should the U.S. Government not meet th...
We’ve all done it, and for some of us it’s become a weekly ritual. We turn on our computer and before checking social media or email, we Google our address to see our most recent Zestimate on Zillow. But how accurate are Zestimates, and how can you best understand where your property rests in the evolving Atlanta market?
To All of our Wonderful Clients,
The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you
season’s greetings and our best wishes.
May your holidays and New Year be filled
with joy. At this special time of year, we give thanks for clients like you who
have made our jobs easier and our l...
The Gift of Double Equity!
According to several sources, including Investopedia.com, the average annual return from the stock market during the previous 30 years is about 10%. Adjusted for inflation they calculate the average annual return at 7%.
According to the US Census, the prices for new homes between 1963 and 2008 in...
You have a "no pet" policy,
but your applicant wants to keep a "companion animal" or
"emotional support" animal.
you have to accept the animal? Can you
require a pet deposit or pet fee?
The term “companion animal” is often
used to refer to an emotional support animal.
Winter is here “weather” we like it or not. While Excalibur is just a call away 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for any emergency maintenance needs, we’d rather be proactive in helping you prevent issues before they strike, ultimately saving our homeowners money and our renters, headaches.