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Linden Ridge Apartments in Stone Mountain

The community at Linden Ridge Apartments joined the JAMCO family of locally owned metro Atlanta apartment homes in 2012 when we began a multi-million dollar renovation. Besides individual units and buildings, we will continue to see major improvements throughout the property including the parking lot being resurfaced and marked.

The physical improvements have been accompanied with new on-site property management. The leasing professionals and maintenance staff at Linden Ridge Apartments care about the condition of each apartment building, the grounds and the comfort of each resident.

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Linden Ridge Apartments in Stone Mountain, GA

Stone Mountain, Georgia is conveniently located to Atlanta and Linden Ridge is easily accessible from MARTA public transportation. The historic area played home to some of the 1996 Olympic Games and is popular with adventure seekers as well as those that enjoy a peaceful park like setting. International dining and local cuisine along with popular shops and hidden treasures are in the area too!

Atlanta’s New SkyView Ferris Wheel

Cascade Glen, Atlanta Apartments

The SkyView Ferris wheel minutes from Cascade Glen Apartments in Atlanta, Georgia

Located at the south end of Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta, the SkyView Ferris wheel is set up to thrill people from all over the Atlanta Metro area. The wheel is almost 20 stories high with 42 gondolas that will be able to hold up to 6 people.  With a view like this, everyone will want a ride. And if you want to ride in style, check out our VIP gondola that gives you all the perks including the wonderful view. Surrounded by many other local favorite attractions of the downtown Centennial Park area, you’ll never find yourself looking for something to do.”

A fun escape from the city surface for Atlanta apartment residents! Scout for your next apartment home from the top of Atlanta’s newest attraction, located in the heart of downtown near the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca Cola not to mention Centennial Olympic Park. Just minutes from Cascade Glen Apartments! Visit the SkyView website for tickets and more information.

How to End a Lease on Good Terms

Leasing an Atlanta apartment from JAMCO Properties, Inc. has never been easier or more affordable. While you search through our apartments for rent on Craigslist or our website, don’t forget your move-out procedure is just as important as your move-in day. Remember, when signing a lease it is important to understand what is required from both parties. Having good rental history is important when searching for an apartment home and definitely when you are ready to purchase a new home.

Inform your landlord of your intentions to move. Your lease may be ending, but it will specify how much notice the tenant is required to give the landlord prior to the lease going month to month or the apartment unit being vacated. Avoid being charged with additional fees or rent by checking your lease and giving your landlord the appropriate amount of time and written notice.

Clean the apartment rental from top to bottom. Consider painting the walls their original color and then renting a carpet cleaner from the grocery store. Often doing these two things will ensure a greater return on your security deposit, but check with your landlord first, as they may provide the services with a more reasonable deduction from your deposit. Remember, doing it yourself will only benefit you if you have permission and you do a quality job.

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The spacious affordable apartment homes at Ashwood Ridge.

Do a final walk-through of the apartment with your landlord or leasing specialist. You may want to video record the walk-through. Make a list of damages and their severity for both your protection and the landlord’s. Once signed, the list will prevent the landlord from claiming additional damages after you move into a new Atlanta apartment home. This list will show your responsibility too.

Leave a forwarding address with your landlord or the leasing office. Without a forwarding-address there is no way to return your security deposit. No one is going to hunt you down to give you money. Also contact the post office to update your mailing information.

Finally return your keys. The property management may charge you fees for every day you keep the keys past the due date. Ending your current lease by following its terms and following these steps will make your move into a new Atlanta apartment go smoothly.

The Financial Advantages of Renting

Residents often discuss the convenient flexible lifestyle of renting Atlanta apartments, but some advantages pay off in big savings! Renting a townhome or apartment can have certain financial benefits.

First, rent is consistent. A renter may expect the landlord to adjust the rent when a lease is renewed, but residents will pay the same monthly rent on their apartment rental. Unexpected emergencies and routine maintenance like lawn care and pest control are the sole responsibility of the owner. When you are buying a home and the roof starts to leak, you are responsible for costly repairs. Don’t expect the mortgage company or bank to help out!

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The professionally maintained grounds at The Woods at Southlake Apartments

Next is the matter of apartment amenities! All JAMCO apartments in Atlanta offer exclusive amenities that help residents keep more money in their pockets. Modern apartment rentals may include access to a fitness center and a swimming pool that will allow you to cancel your gym membership. Many of the properties owned by JAMCO also offer FREE Wi-Fi in their complimentary business centers, clubhouses and/or poolside!

Finally, there are the long term savings on apartments for rent. As we learned in 2008, the housing market changes. What if you must move to change jobs, to grow your family or some other reason? The market may not be in your favor when these major life events happen. Also, receiving a decent interest rate on a home mortgage requires a certain credit rating. Less than near perfect credit can increase your interest rate and add tens of thousands of dollars to the price of a home.  You can save more over time if you rent an apartment until you improve your credit.

Is your pet a good neighbor in its Atlanta apartment?

You’ve found a pet friendly Atlanta apartment rental and you are settled. Take a moment to learn how you can be a good neighbor and pet owner. Simply ask yourself, “What do I expect from a good apartment community neighbor?” Quiet, right? While pets are OK, there are few things owners should consider:

  1. Training. Best done when your dog is young, but you can train an older dog. Once you have moved into your new apartment home take the time to teach Fido to impress. He’ll love the attention.
  2. Local Laws. Learn and follow the areas leash and curb laws. This keeps your four legged friend safe and keeps the apartment complex clean for everyone to enjoy. Most Atlanta apartments have designated dog walk areas or maybe there is a nearby dog park where you and your pet can make new friends.
  3. Barking. Bored and nervous pets can make a lot of noise that other apartment residents may not appreciate. Long walks, lots of toys and plenty of attention give your pet great exercise and keep him happy. And they might prevent a lot of noise.
  4. Cats. Keep kitty inside your Atlanta apartment. She may have returned each time before, but an accident can happen especially in spacious apartment communities with plenty of parking.
  5. Spay or neuter. Spaying or neutering helps control the pet population and increases the life and health of cats and dogs. Additionally, altering a pet can prevent some unwanted behaviors in an apartment.
Well maintained grounds at The Village at Wesley Chapel

Pets are more than ok, pets are welcome at The Village at Wesley Chapel, apartments in Decatur, Georgia

JAMCO Properties, Inc. welcomes cats and dogs at all of its greater Atlanta apartments and townhomes for rent. Speak with a friendly leasing specialist for details on our pet policy.

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