3 Things To Look For In A Rental Listing

Regardless of whether you are looking for a single-family home, apartment or townhome, you will have to spend a lot of time looking at Raleigh rental property listings. You will also have to spend a lot of time visiting the places and talking to people who work in rental property management in Raleigh. There are […]

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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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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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10 Useful Safety Tips for Property Managers

Managers are some of the most critical team members in any company offering property management services. Just like any other company, safety and security of your team should always be top priority. The roles assigned to managers, including showing properties and homes to strangers, is somewhat unsafe when you think about it, and property managers […]

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Property Manager Benefits: Single & Multiple Property Owner Portfolios

Benefits of Using a Property Manager for your Rentals Investors in the real estate market typically don’t start out very big. Everyone has to start somewhere and most people end up living in the home before turning it into a rental after accumulating more financial resources. You have the opportunity to expand beyond owning a […]

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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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5 Important Reasons to Conduct Property Inspections Throughout the Year

Whether you constructed or bought the property you own, you understand how huge an investment it is. This is why you will spare no effort to ensure that your property is in good condition at all times. With regular property inspections throughout the year, you will not only ascertain the structural integrity of the building […]

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5 Traits of a Great Property Management Company

As a property owner, you may be constantly looking to cut costs, even with wanting to hire property managers who charge low rates. However, not all property management service providers live up to their name and sometimes, unfortunately, you get what you pay for. Therefore, take your time in this decision making process to find […]

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Over-Communicate for Long-Term Tenant Retention

Tenants are the heart of the property and if property managers and rental property investors do not have them this affects their investment. The property/properties become less desirable and they aren’t generating income. Property investors often have one question in mind, “How do you keep the properties filled in order to maximize revenue?”. One major […]

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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