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If you had a dream hometown, it might be a place like Decatur, Georgia!  Decatur has so much to offer as a small city just a eight miles from Atlanta - convenience, frequent social activities, great shopping and incredible restaurants.Homes in Decatur are in demand and sell very quickly.  Even re...
 According to Weather.Com and Current Results, websites that publish weather and science facts,  Atlanta has an average summer temperature of 89.4 F!  It often feels much higher, but the temperature doesn’t often reach into the 100’s here, although highs in the 90’s can occur from May to Septembe...
When I began selling homes in the Emory and Decatur neighborhoods back in the early 1980’s, it was a rather settled and somewhat stodgy environment.1930’s – 1940’sFamilies had moved to the area in the late 1930’s or 1940’s when much of the area was developed.  Smaller bungalow style homes were cr...
Some Pet owners are finding it difficult to lease a property in Atlanta and in the Emory area because many property owners are reluctant to accept pets. We Love Our DogsAccording to a recent survey by, more than 70% of renters own a pet. In fact, 65% of American households own a pe...
Managing your own Decatur investment property is often difficult, especially if you need time for a demanding full-time job, a busy family life, and want some precious down time.  Those annoying tenant requests always seem to come at critical times – just when you are leaving for vacation or an i...
This post was originally published on 7/3/2016 by Emory Decatur Property Management According to Georgia and Federal Law, if you own investment property near Emory University or in Decatur, certain responsibilities fall on your shoulders.As long as you are not involved in a federal government hou...
This Blog was first published by Emory Decatur Property Management on 7/4/2016 You may need a little assistance in managing your Emory area investment home or Decatur property – particularly if  you have moved away from the Atlanta area.Some investors and owners do successfully manage their own p...

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