Raleigh Named One of Best State Capitals to Live In

Raleigh is a booming city with a lot to offer. Its abundant attractions, high-quality school systems, and convenient central location earned it a #3 spot on WalletHub’s list of 2019’s Best State Capitals to Live In this year–the latest in a long list of accolades. WalletHub compared 54 key indicators of affordability, economic well-being, quality of […]

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How to Invest in Raleigh Real Estate

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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Landlord’s 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 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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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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Raleigh Ranks #2 on Forbes’ 2018 Best Places For Businesses & Careers

It’s time to invest in Raleigh real estate Raleigh is a booming city that offers numerous amenities and business opportunities to its residents. In fact, Forbes recently named it one of the best places in the country to start a career. Here’s why now’s the best time to start planning your move to Raleigh, or even […]

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Winter weather tips: 4 ways to be prepared this season

Many homes sustain extensive damage during the harsh winter months. Your Raleigh rental property, however, doesn’t have to be one of them. Prepare for the worst and avoid costly repairs with the following winter real estate maintenance tips. Clean out the gutters Leaves and debris can block water and allow it to pool. Then, when […]

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Why Work with Barker Realty in Raleigh, NC

There are many excellent reasons to work with Barker Realty when you need professional management for your rental property in Raleigh. Today, we’re focusing on the three top reasons to consider hiring us to take care of anything your investment property needs. Property Management Raleigh: Experience Barker Realty is an experienced property management company. We […]

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How Do You Handle Maintenance Issues in Your Raleigh Rental Property? Management Advice

Barker Realty proudly serves the Wake County area, including Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, Fuquay Varina, Clayton, Knightdale, Garner, Holly Springs, Zebulon, and Wendell. At Barker Realty, we have been managing rental properties in the Triangle area since 1984. In 1996, Barker Property Maintenance Company was formed as a sister company to Barker Realty. While […]

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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