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National Random Acts of Kindness Day Saturday February 17, 2018

System - Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Property Management Blog
Merriam Webster defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate”. What better way to spend a day than carrying out acts of kindness for everyone – family, co-workers, and even random strangers.Here are some incredible ideas that you could do for others:Donate food, toys, or treats to a local...

Winter Checklist (of FUN!!!)

System - Sunday, December 17, 2017
Property Management Blog
So, the weather is turning cold (or maybe not considering this is the South), and you are looking for some fun things to entertain yourself and possibly some Holiday guests. I’ve scoured the internet for some unusual and interesting things to do in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia!Get a thrill riding a pig! No seriously, Priscilla th...

The Most Popular Colors of the Year!

System - Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Property Management Blog
Painting you home, whether it is the interior or exterior, can prove to be a challenging process. Especially when you are unsure of what would or would not be allowed. In most Homeowners Associations, there is a compilation of color palettes that have been “pre-approved” by the Board of Directors. If no such list exists, drive...

How to Turn New Owners into Productive Community Members

System - Monday, December 4, 2017
Property Management Blog
New owners of any kind are a great addition to a community and help the association run. However, one issue that many Community Managers and Boards are seeing is that sometimes a new owner will buy a home in an Association and they do not always realize what it means to purchase a home in a Covenant Protected Community. This really can co...

How to Submit an ACC Request

System - Sunday, November 26, 2017
Property Management Blog
Living in an HOA can be a bit confusing at times when it comes to making an exterior change. Most people know that they need to submit the proper forms to make a change yet are not sure how to do so or where to even begin. Our goal here at Tolley Community Management (TCM) is to make the entire process as easy as possible and to be availa...

What Should You Look For In An Association Management Company?

System - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Property Management Blog
An Article Written By Lisa Miranda Finding the right management company can be tough. But just like anything you do in life, there is always a recipe! A recipe or list of items which you NEED in order to make the right decision or dessert! Ingredients Community Management Customer Care Financial Services Technology Sup...

Take a Hike

System - Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Property Management Blog
Take a Hike – The MundaneNovember 17, 2017 is National Take a Hike Day! Check out these places in the Metro Atlanta / North GA area. Get out there and enjoy this great fall weather!South Peachtree Creek Trail - North Dekalb / Emory - 1 mile - EasyEven though this trail isn’t very long, what makes it interesting is the differen...

Spruce Up Your Home with an Accent Wall

System - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Property Management Blog
Congratulations! You just moved into your new home. The boxes are unpacked; the furniture is placed; now all that is left is to make the house your home. These days, almost every home has that one wall that screams “DECORATE ME”! Typically, the accent wall has an eye catching piece of furniture against it or a feature that ca...

World Kindness Day

System - Friday, November 10, 2017
Property Management Blog
 Monday, November 13, 2017 Merriam Webster defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate”. What better way to spend a day than carrying out acts of kindness for everyone – family, co-workers, and even random strangers. Here are some incredible ideas that you could do for oth...

5 Reasons You Should Thank a Veteran Today and Every Day

System - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Property Management Blog
Veteran’s Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, is a day to celebrate and thank those who have served and protected our great country. Here at Backyard Realty Group DBA Tolley Community Management we are #VeteranOwned by Mike Tolley, who served in the Navy. We also have Michael Degrauwe ,  who also served in the Navy as we...

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