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Make Sure Your Rentals Are Summer Ready with These Easy Tips

When preparing rental properties for the summer, there’s a lot that needs to be done in terms of maintenance on the inside and outside of the property. Property managers in Cary should use this time to give their property a pre-summer makeover that will make the rental more attractive to anyone hoping to move in. […]

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Why Investing in Rental Property Can Change Your Life

There are many people who are interested in investing in rental property as it can be a great financial move for a variety of reasons. Not only can investors make money off of monthly cash flow from the collected rent, but there is also financial benefit in the equity appreciation build-up over time. You are […]

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Why Work with Barker Realty in Raleigh, NC

There are many excellent reasons to work with Barker Realty when you need professional management for your rental property in Raleigh. Today, we’re focusing on the three top reasons to consider hiring us to take care of anything your investment property needs. Property Management Raleigh: Experience Barker Realty is an experienced property management company. We […]

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Top 4 Reasons You’re Smart To Hire a Property Manager

Some real estate investors, particularly new ones, see hiring property managers or a property management company as an unnecessary expense. But, they can actually be a huge benefit to your income. Here are four important reasons to hire a property management company to oversee your rental property: 1. Set the Best Rent for Your Property […]

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Why Property Investors Should Buy Property During the Winter

If you are interested in investment property management, then there are a number of factors that you will have to consider. The time of the year is one of the many things that a rental property investor takes into account to fine homes for ‘at-price’ or below list. Not to mention, much of the competition […]

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The Importance of Careful Rental Application Consideration for Real Estate Investors

Property Rental Applications: What You Should Include and Why It Needs To Be Top Priority When real estate investors put their time and money into a rental property, the last thing you want is for that property to be rented to someone who won’t pay their rent or destroys the property. That’s why hiring professional […]

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Real Estate Investors Take Advantage of Tax Free 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges Known As “Rollover Purchases”

Let’s run through an all too common scenario with real estate investors in the past… You have a rental property worth $200,000, but you would like to sell it and buy a different one worth slightly more. The property will be used in the same manner as its predecessor. Usually, you would incur a tax […]

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How Do You Handle Maintenance Issues in Your Raleigh Rental Property?

Barker Realty proudly serves the Wake County area, including Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, Fuquay Varina, Clayton, Knightdale, Garner, Holly Springs, Zebulon, and Wendell. At Barker Realty, we have been managing rental properties in the Triangle area since 1984. In 1996, Barker Property Maintenance Company was formed as a sister company to Barker Realty. While […]

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Millennials Are Leaving Metropolises for Mid-Sized Cities

If you haven’t been keeping count, the millennial generation is—almost—all grown up. The youngest, born in 1996, will be turning 24 this year, and the oldest, born in 1981, will be 34. As this unique generation enters its next stage of life—a stage potentially involving marriage, kids, and higher salaries—researchers are watching closely to see […]

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

but also to the interests of others..."

Phil. 2:4