How to Maintain a Positive Relationship During Coronavirus 

Though we are only a few months into weathering the coronavirus pandemic, it has effectively changed life as we know it. Below are some tips that can help you maintain a positive landlord-tenant relationship during these tough times.  Remember That You are a Leader First things first: remember that, to your tenants, you are in […]

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How a Raleigh Property Manager Can Make Your Life Easier

Investing in rental property is a great way to generate a steady stream of income—but unfortunately, it’s not as easy as signing on the dotted line and letting the payments roll in. Property management takes a lot of patience, communication, and hard work, and many property buyers who see their investment as a “side gig” […]

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Stress Management Tips for Landlords | Raleigh Property Management 

If you own investment property in Raleigh, you don’t need us to tell you how stressful it can be. Keeping your property maintained, acquiring new tenants, and managing the ones you have can take a toll on landlords, especially those who are operating alone. However, if you want to be successful, stress management isn’t an […]

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Attract Quality Tenants to Your Raleigh Investment Property with These Unique Amenities

If you’re a Raleigh rental property owner, amenities are a must if you want to attract quality tenants. And in a competitive market, going above and beyond the usual pool, fitness center, and laundry room will set your rental property apart from the rest. Below are a few unique amenity ideas to consider adding to […]

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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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"Let each of you look not only to his own interests,

but also to the interests of others..."

Phil. 2:4