Landlord’s Guide to Service and Companion Animals

Even if your rental property doesn’t allow pets, service animals are not considered pets, and therefore do not fall under any lease’s jurisdictions. But since service animals aren’t legally required to wear identification vests, upholding and enforcing accommodation laws can be a bit tricky. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to having […]

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Top Tips for Screening Potential Tenants

Even though you’re excited to rent out a freshly renovated apartment building or single-family residence, don’t let your enthusiasm cloud your vision. Even though you undoubtedly want to rent to the first bidders, it’s important to find the right people who will bolster positive tenant relations (and treat your property with respect!) Here are some real […]

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Proactive Winter Weather Management from Our Cary Property Managers

If you are a property manager, then you probably dread the winter time. Winter weather can cause serious damage to your property if you aren’t prepared. Fortunately, there are things that you can do in order protect your property against the cold and snowy winter months. Reserve Your Snow Clearing Contractor It should be on […]

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First & Next Steps After Purchasing a Tenant-Occupied Property

Many investment property managers want to know what they need to do if they purchase a tenant occupied property. The first steps that you take will determine your success as a property manager. Here are some items from Barker Realty to consider implementing to get you started and on the right track. Collect Previous Documents […]

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3 Quick Tips for Ensuring a Healthy Relationship Between Landlords and Tenants

Educating Tenants at Move-In to Avoid Unnecessary Work Orders Real estate is a significant investment that can potentially yield high profits. As a property owner, you need to educate yourself with the necessary information about your rental property, the housing market and the region in which you have your rental(s) in order to build a […]

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3 Quick Tips for Ensuring a Healthy Relationship Between Landlords and Tenants

Educating Tenants at Move-In to Avoid Unnecessary Work Orders Real estate is a significant investment that can potentially yield high profits. As a property owner, you need to educate yourself with the necessary information about your rental property, the housing market and the region in which you have your rental(s) in order to build a […]

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How to Deal with Damage in Your Rental Property

Owning an investment property in Cary could be a great long-term investment option. While there are benefits that come with owning investment real estate, it can also be a challenge at times. Even when following the best tenant retention tips and choose qualified tenants, there issues that arise things that need to be dealt with. […]

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How Much Money Can I Make From My Rental Property?

This is the age old question! Rental property management can be a lucrative profession and we get asked this question all the time. It is easy for you to make money from rental properties, but that all hinges on many factors to determine how much money you can make renting your property in Raleigh. Calculate […]

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Property Managers Help You Determine When You Should Raise The Rent

It is not cheap to operate a rental property. The cost of operating a property goes up every year. Insurance rates, taxes and maintenance are some of the things that a rental property investor can expect to increase every year. Durham property managers often wonder whether they should raise the rent in order to cover […]

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3 Simple Ways to Avoid Subletting Headaches

It is easy for people to get a short-term lease in the digital age. However, there are a number of risks that are associated with subletting an apartment or house. Property damage, liability issues and stealing furniture are some of the many risks associated with subletting, which our team at Barker Realty works hard to […]

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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