Virtual Services to Manage Property from Home

The pandemic has obviously caused a lot of disruption to the world and property management is no different.  The ability to adapt and implement technology to allow remote work has been essential for Citiside to continue to run efficiently when faced with these challenges. The biggest things that we learned is that a large percentage…

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Section 8 Inspections

One of the challenges of dealing with Section8 or other housing programs is managing their inspections.  These inspections are going to occur prior to move-in, annually, and tenants can put in special inspection requests if there is a problem.  These are all outside of your own inspections as they are either done by a staff…

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Protecting Yourself with Paperwork

As a landlord, the most important thing you can do as the first layer of protection is proper record keeping. File management is essential in the event of an audit, housing claims, or even an unforeseen legal dispute. Going into court without documented proof to back you up can be a nightmare.  While Georgia is…

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Repair or replace

Covid-19, this pandemic has changed the way we live, the way we make decisions and how we make plans for the future. One question that has not changed is should I do a repair or just replace something.  It has changed the time it takes to execute this decision.  With the effects on the supply…

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How to spot fake income

Finding and vetting good quality tenants is one of the most important parts of managing a property.  It can seem like the easiest business in the world with a good tenant and a nightmare with a bad tenant.  In an ideal world, we would be able to trust everyone, but unfortunately that is not reality. …

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Helping Tenants with Rental Assistance

What is rental assistance: Throughout the nation there are agencies that assist qualified applicants with rental assistance, when they fall short on their rent payments or suffered a hardship ie: Covid-19, death of family. These programs help reduce homelessness, crowding, poverty and improve the outcome for children by reducing housing instability, improving Adult well-being,as well…

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Evictions and COVID-19

One of the topics that we have seen discussed lately is often an explanation of who qualifies for the eviction moratorium and what it means.  We are hoping to give some ideas of how to actually handle evictions at this time.  Please note: We are not attorneys and this not legal advice. These are targeted…

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