What to Do if a Tenant Damages Your Raleigh NC Investment Property

Owning a Raleigh investment property has a lot of advantages. It’s one of the easiest ways to earn a significant amount of income, without much stress or hassle (that is, so long as you’ve got a property management company to handle all the day-to-day paperwork and upkeep.)   However, it’s undeniable that there are some occasions […]

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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 Shares 4 Key Questions to Ask in a Tenant Screening Interview

Almost all investment properties include a criminal background check, credit card check, landlord reference check, proof of employment, and eviction report in their tenant screening process—and these are all musts for you, as well. By asking just a few simple questions, you can separate the wheat from the chaff and only allow qualified renters to […]

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Raleigh Landlords’ Guide to Service and Companion Animals

Even if your rental property doesn’t allow pets, service animals are not considered pets, and therefore do not fall under any lease’s jurisdictions. But since service animals aren’t legally required to wear identification vests, upholding and enforcing accommodation laws can be a bit tricky. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to having […]

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Top Tips When Screening Potential Tenants for Your Raleigh Investment Property

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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A Property Manager’s Labor Day Action Plan

The Labor Day weekend offers many people one last opportunity to celebrate summer fun. Before the resumption of daily school schedules and the need to prepare for colder, blustery autumn weather, numerous households participate in friendly barbecues, large family gatherings, and pool side parties. Property managers in Cary, Apex, Raleigh and surrounding areas concerned about […]

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How to Identify Termites – Raleigh Property Management Company

Termites are unfortunately a problem many homeowners and investment property owners face. If you are looking at investment properties for sale, or suspect your property has a termite problem, here are some ways to identify termites and the damage they cause. Termite or Flying Ant?   Both ants and termites can have wings, but on […]

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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