Is Buying Investment Property a Smart Financial Decision? 

On the surface, renting out investment property can seem like a dream: instead of toiling away all day in an office, you can kick back, contract out all the tough stuff, and rake in your rent dollars at the start of each month. We sincerely wish it were that simple! Unfortunately, the reality of property […]

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How to Maintain a Positive Relationship During Coronavirus 

Though we are only a few months into weathering the coronavirus pandemic, it has effectively changed life as we know it. Below are some tips that can help you maintain a positive landlord-tenant relationship during these tough times.  Remember That You are a Leader First things first: remember that, to your tenants, you are in […]

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Our Raleigh Property Manager Shares Why You Should Never Rent to Friends

Owning a Raleigh investment property is tough work. In addition to understanding the legalities of leasing and handling the property upkeep, you also have to make sure that every tenant is a responsible, respectful individual who won’t disturb the property or their neighbors. Unfortunately, this can be tricky to do in the best of circumstances, […]

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How Raleigh Landlords Can Stay Calm and Focused During COVID-19

There’s no doubt that these are stressful times for everyone, especially landlords. With so much economic uncertainty, it can become easy to become overwhelmed by fears and anxieties. Before you do, though, take a moment to step back, breathe, and refocus. Recognize that your tenants are depending on you to provide some sense of leadership […]

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How a Raleigh Property Manager Can Make Your Life Easier

Investing in rental property is a great way to generate a steady stream of income—but unfortunately, it’s not as easy as signing on the dotted line and letting the payments roll in. Property management takes a lot of patience, communication, and hard work, and many property buyers who see their investment as a “side gig” […]

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Stress Management Tips for Landlords | Raleigh Property Management 

If you own investment property in Raleigh, you don’t need us to tell you how stressful it can be. Keeping your property maintained, acquiring new tenants, and managing the ones you have can take a toll on landlords, especially those who are operating alone. However, if you want to be successful, stress management isn’t an […]

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The Best Places to Invest in Real Estate Property in 2020 

The days of real estate investors traveling from neighborhood to neighborhood on the hunt for housing opportunities are long gone. Nowadays, buyers don’t have to confine their search to just one city or state—in fact, some buyers will purchase a property in another state, without even setting foot inside. While we aren’t advocating for this […]

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What to Do if a Tenant Damages Your Raleigh NC Investment Property

Owning a Raleigh investment property has a lot of advantages. It’s one of the easiest ways to earn a significant amount of income, without much stress or hassle (that is, so long as you’ve got a property management company to handle all the day-to-day paperwork and upkeep.)   However, it’s undeniable that there are some occasions […]

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The Raleigh Property Managers’ Guide to Evictions, Part 2: Going to Court

This blog is the second half in our two-part series, “Understanding Evictions.” In our previous post, we discussed steps Raleigh property managers should take early on in the eviction process. We observed that most tenants opt to change their ways (or more commonly, pay owed rent) before the matter goes to court, since a bad […]

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The Raleigh Property Managers’ Guide to Evictions, Part 1

No matter how thorough your tenant screening process, the fact of the matter is that screening only filters out tenants who have already built up a bad history. It’s rare, but possible, that a tenant with a clean background check, strong credit history, and good references will start to go South, for the same reasons […]

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"Let each of you look not only to his own interests,

but also to the interests of others..."

Phil. 2:4