Everyone has stories of the “nightmare” tenant or the “horrible” landlord. There can be tension on both sides of the rental equation, and this is a situation that affects not only your stress levels but also your profitability as a building owner. Maintaining healthy and respectful relationships with your tenants is essential, and it can do much to prevent issues down the road. How do you do it?
It’s winter! This can mean building snowmen, going for brisk walks and hikes, cozy dinners with friends and family, snuggling with hot cocoa… or it can mean scrambling to address issues around the house, shivering because it’s drafty, and paying too much on your utility bills. Which will you experience this year? It’s up to you! Here are some common winter home maintenance problems - and ways to avoid or fix them with minimal fuss and hassle.
You’ve heard the dry old adage: the only certainties in life are death and taxes. As sure as the sun rises and sets, tax time rolls around each year. It’s never too early to prepare, so let’s get to it! What do you need to know about your North Carolina property and taxes?
What if you could give yourself the gift of more time - and less stress? A gift that would keep on giving all year long, while making your job as a property owner/landlord both easier and more streamlined? You can. This year, give yourself the gift of property management.
There are many benefits to owning property, especially in western North Carolina. We have been experiencing an influx of new residents and benefits for decades, which has caused property values to climb steadily. Property is an investment in which you could see tremendous returns or pass along to the next generation.
If you have rental property, you know how time-consuming it can be. Even when everything is going well, you are dealing with finding and screening new tenants, communicating with and meeting the expectations of existing tenants, and tending to maintenance needs. Managing your rental property can be a full-time job, which is especially taxing when it’s not your occupation.
It's time to consider hiring a property management company, but how do you choose the right one? This guide will help you determine what you need and should expect from your property management company. First, we will help you determine whether you need a property management company. Then we will discuss the benefits of hiring a property management company. Lastly, we will provide questions to ask before you settle on a firm.