How Raleigh Investment Property Owners Can Have a Safe, Happy Holiday Season

For many people, the holiday season is the best time of the year. However, all the hustle and bustle of the holidays brings new challenges for landlords and property managers in Raleigh. Below are some tips to keep your Raleigh investment property and tenants as safe as possible this season!  Remind Residents of Fireplace Safety  […]

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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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Our Raleigh Property Manager Lists The Top 10 Industries in Raleigh NC, Part 2

By anyone’s estimate, Raleigh is thriving. Our real estate and housing markets are experiencing a huge boon; our universities are growing and expanding; and increasing job opportunities are drawing young professionals from all over the country. We were curious to know what those jobs are, exactly—so we studied at the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s 2018 […]

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Our Raleigh Property Manager Lists The Top 10 Industries in Raleigh, Part 1

Raleigh’s thriving real estate boom and abundant career opportunities are drawing young professionals here from all over the country. But what are those jobs, exactly? To find out exactly what Raleigh employees are up to, we took a look at the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s 2018 report, which analyzed 629,570 Raleigh occupations. Below are some […]

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How to Mitigate Risk in Your Raleigh Investment Property, Part 2

In our previous blog post, we discussed some potential risks that come with investing in Raleigh property, and how aspiring landlords can mitigate them. Below are even more tips on how to have a successful and profitable property investment experience. Risk: You purchase investment property, but your tenants are constantly leaving. Solution: Build strong relationships […]

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How to Mitigate Risk in Your Raleigh Investment Property, Part 1

Investing in property can be personally rewarding as well as profitable. Ideally, prospective landlords can purchase a condo, duplex, or single family home; charge a monthly rent which covers the mortgage payment; and collect a little extra to make a profit. Eventually, if all goes well, you will be able to sell the property for […]

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Are Property Management Companies Worth the Cost?

Buying an investment property is a great way to generate a healthy income stream. However, it’s not as easy as buying a unit, renting it out, and letting the payments come in. Property management takes a lot of patience and hard work, and if you don’t want it to become your full-time job, your best […]

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Burglary Prevention Tips for Landlords and Raleigh Property Managers

As a landlord, one of your top priorities should be keeping your investment property secure. Firstly, so that your tenants feel safe and protected; and secondly, because a property that is constantly being robbed or vandalized might scare away potential tenants in the future. While many safety measures are up to the tenants themselves (locking […]

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How to Hire a Great Property Manager in Raleigh and Beyond

If you own a condo, duplex, or other type of investment property, a property manager is a necessity. A good property manager can take all the nitty-gritty details of managing a property off your hands, so you can reap in the rewards with minimal stress and hassle. Since this person will be your right-hand-man (or […]

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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