Atlas AZ

A Year in Review and Preparing for 2022

2021-12-29T14:46:20-07:00December 29th, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

There have been some incredibly dynamic changes in the last two years. The economy has had to overcome some massive hurdles with pandemic shutdowns and stay-at-home orders. We have seen unprecedented job losses and massive cuts to interest rates. However, for those in the real estate investment world, it has allowed many to grow portfolios [...]

Curbing Rising Operating Expenses for Multifamily Property Owners

2021-11-30T20:48:52-07:00November 29th, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

At Atlas Real Estate, operating expenses have increased 3 percent across our portfolio since the beginning of the pandemic. What were some of our biggest expenses? In short, costs related to showings and marketing. Mandates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shifted our operations to primarily off site over the past two [...]

What to Look for in Home Inspections

2021-11-16T14:24:42-07:00August 31st, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

by Michael Hills, Vice President of Brokerage at Atlas Real Estate Once your offer to buy a home enters into contract, a home inspection is the pivotal event for deciding whether to move forward with the contract, kill it all together, or renegotiate based on inspection findings. An effective home inspection can reveal critical information [...]

Retire Early with Real Estate Investing

2021-11-16T14:25:15-07:00July 29th, 2021|Atlas AZ, Newsletter|

According to a recent study by Northwest Mutual, 15 percent of millennials expect to retire early, particularly those who were gainfully employed during the pandemic when they spent less and saved more while working remotely. Although younger workers may be ‘a little more optimistic,’ millennials are almost twice as likely to be considering early retirement [...]