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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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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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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 Fall Weather Can Mean for Repairing Your Property

If you own a rental property in the Cary area, keeping it in good condition and properly maintained is very important. Properties that are not well kept will continue to wear down and eventually will lose their value. Due to the extreme heat, maintaining a property in Cary after the heat of summer does come […]

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3 Things To Look For In A Cary Rental Property Listing

Regardless of whether you are looking for a single-family home, apartment or townhome, you will have to spend a lot of time looking at Raleigh rental property listings. You will also have to spend a lot of time visiting the places and talking to people who work in rental property management in Raleigh. There are […]

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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