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Protect Your Assets With A Great Lease Agreement

A lease is a lot like the rules to a game. The key to getting everyone to follow the rules is to make sure that they are stated at the beginning, in writing and signed off on. A property management company does not have anything to enforce if there is no lease agreement. And same […]

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What to Look for in a Raleigh Investment Property

The Raleigh economy is booming! Thousands of people are moving to the city to enjoy the abundant job opportunities, excellent school systems, and unique attractions. The influx of people has made Raleigh real estate more in-demand than ever–meaning real estate investors can rehab homes quickly and sell them for a big profit. Properties can also be […]

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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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What Does a Professional Property Management Company Do in Raleigh, NC?

Barker Realty proudly serves the Wake County area, including Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, Fuquay Varina, Clayton, Knightdale, Garner, Holly Springs, Zebulon, and Wendell. Barker Realty has been in the Triangle real estate market since 1984. Let’s discuss the property management services we offer to Triangle area investors, and what we can do to help […]

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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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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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What Is Normal “Wear and Tear” in a Rental Property?

New rental property managers or someone who’s just started with a new property management company may wonder what constitutes normal wear and tear on a rental property compared to what constitutes damage to a rental property. Normal wear and tear can be vaguely defined as the depreciation that occurs through normal daily living in the […]

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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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Our Raleigh Property Investors Share 4 Top Ways to Fund Your Real Estate Investment

Here is the thing. When you decide to buy property, be ready to spend significantly. Further, if you, a Raleigh property investor, have ready cash, you can get the property and cash flow right away. Only that, very few investors can afford such huge sums of money at short notice. Then, if you’ve identified a […]

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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