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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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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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Tips on Investing in Raleigh Real Estate, From Experienced Property Managers

Owning property is a great investment, as it requires little daily effort once you’ve made the initial commitments. If you’re ready to break into the Raleigh real estate market, here are some real estate investment tips that will help you launch your investing career. Remember That Real Estate Property Appreciates Unlike some purchases, like cars, […]

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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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A Landlords’ Guide to Service Animals | Raleigh Property Management

As a property owner, you are probably already aware that service animals must be accommodated in all public property, including rental property. However, since the line between “service animal” and “therapy animal” can be a bit blurred, upholding accommodation laws can be a bit confusing. Here’s everything you need to know about having service animals […]

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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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What to Look For in a Quality Raleigh Investment Property

Choosing a new investment property in Raleigh NC can be an exciting, yet frightening, challenge. If you choose wisely, your investment will be likely to pay off in the long-term; if you choose poorly, you might find yourself with something that’s more trouble than it’s worth. Not to worry, though: our experienced Raleigh NC property […]

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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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but also to the interests of others..."

Phil. 2:4