What Types of Fees Can I Expect with an Atlanta Property Management Company?

Working with an experienced Atlanta property management company can help you increase the return on your investment and have a less-stressful rental experience. The services you receive from a qualified management company come with a price, but you can more than make up for those fees with higher rents, more reliable tenants, and lower expenses. The value you receive when you work with good managers is more than worth the costs you incur.

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Specialized Property Management Partners with Roofstock

Specialized Property Management, a residential rental management firm, has been named as a certified partner of Roofstock, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling  single-family rental homes.

“Our relationship with Roofstock allows us to offer a one-stop solution for investor clients seeking a more predictable, revenue-focused real estate investment strategy,” said Charles Thompson, President of Specialized Property Management. “Roofstock’s AI-driven platform offers rich analytics, market insights and online tools that enable investors to make real estate investing stock-market simple. Their technology integrates with our own property management technology platform to offer investors a high level of performance unseen before in our industry.”

Once an investor purchases a Roofstock home, vetted local property management partners like Specialized care for the property throughout the rental life cycle to create a worry-free investing experience. This enables buyers to cash flow their investments more quickly, while avoiding the cost and hassle of researching and purchasing homes sight unseen. It also allows them to take advantage of nationwide investment opportunities outside of their local area.

“We are proud to partner with Specialized Property Management as one of our certified property management partners,” said Gary Beasley, CEO & Co-Founder of Roofstock.  “Specialized understands the needs of investors and appreciates the value of technology in providing great service. Together, we offer investors a truly modernized, seamless solution for their single-family rental investments.”

Specialized Property Management is one of the largest and fastest growing real estate management providers with an active ongoing acquisition strategy. The firm provides complete residential property management for homeowners, investors, and institutional funds, including comprehensive leasing, marketing, screening, maintenance, collections, compliance, and rental accounting services.  Its rigorous management protocol is supported by an experienced team and a proprietary technology platform that is pioneering new levels of data-driven performance for single family rental management and investing.

Roofstock is the No. 1 marketplace for buying and selling single-family rental (SFR) homes. The company provides all the resources for investors to buy, own and sell real estate online, including data analytics, property management oversight and other tools. Roofstock’s transparent, innovative marketplace empowers investors to own cash-flowing SFR homes, diversify their investment portfolios and build long-term wealth through real estate. In 2018, Roofstock reached a milestone with $1 billion in transactions closed on its marketplace and continues to expand its footprint, now offering SFRs for sale in 40 markets and 23 states nationwide.

For more information, visit Specialized247.com and Roofstock.com.

DIY vs. Professional Property Management in Atlanta

Many landlords want to manage their own investment property. This is understandable. You undoubtedly think you can save money by not paying a management fee every month. Maybe you like to do home improvement projects, and you imagine you’ll have no problem keeping up with the maintenance and repairs that your rental property needs.

DIY property management can work for some Atlanta rental property owners. If you have a lot of free time that you can dedicate to finding tenants, screening applications, managing resident requests, and keeping your home maintained, you can probably manage on your own successfully. If you’re willing and able to stay up to date on all the laws pertaining to landlord and tenant relationships and behavior, you won’t have to worry about expensive lawsuits or complaints from government agencies. And, if you follow the Atlanta rental market closely and you understand the local rental rates and tenant pool, you won’t have to worry about losing money on low rents and high vacancy rates as a DIY landlord.

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