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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How to Consider a Property Rental Application Carefully

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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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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5 Easy Steps to Survive Leasing Season from Our Apex Property Management Company

Rental season is a challenging time for property managers as there are many things that can make it difficult for a property management company to fill the vacancies. More millennials are starting to buy homes. Occupancy rates are also starting to decrease. Fortunately, there are many seasonal leasing tips that will make it easier and […]

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Find Out How Our Apex Property Management Company Survives Leasing Season

For property owners in the Apex area, investing in real estate properties can be a great option. However, for those investments to be successful, you will need to keep them occupied. There are certain times of the year that can be very busy with renters. To ensure you do as well as possible, there are […]

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How to Avoid Dangers from Rental Property Fireplaces!

Many tenants use fireplaces during the winter months, which is why it is important for tenants to know how to safely use a fireplace, from gas to wood burning to everything in between. Properly using a fireplace will prevent smoke damage, fires and a homeowner nightmare. Not to mention investors potentially losing their entire investment […]

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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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5 Things To Keep In Mind When Hiring A Property Management Company

It can be challenging to find the best property managers in your area. Fortunately, if you know what to look for, then it should be easier for you to find the right person or the right firm to represent your investment properties and your tenants. There are several things you should look for before hiring […]

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6 Key Traits of Being a Great Property Manager in Raleigh

We find many people are investing in the real estate sector today, especially in thriving markets like the Raleigh-Durham region of North Carolina. It is a lucrative industry that can have high returns. Just like any other investment needing full attention by professionals who are dedicated to your best interests, real estate requires proper management. […]

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Make Sure Your Rentals Are Summer Ready with These Easy Tips

When preparing rental properties for the summer, there’s a lot that needs to be done in terms of maintenance on the inside and outside of the property. Property managers in Cary should use this time to give their property a pre-summer makeover that will make the rental more attractive to anyone hoping to move in. […]

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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