5 Spring Property Maintenance Tips for Landlords

5 Spring Property Maintenance Tips for Landlords
Did you know that the average amount of rental income that a landlord should set aside each year for property maintenance is between 1 and 3 percent of the property value?Not only does maintaining your property every year keep the property in good condition, but it can also incre...

How to Get Started With Real Estate Investing in Columbia, SC

How to Get Started With Real Estate Investing in Columbia, SC
The city’s old tagline of “Famously Hot” has begun to apply to Columbia, SC’s housing market since the spring of 2021. With a strong sellers’ housing market and a growing rental market, investing in real estate in Columbia could be a smart money move...

A Helpful Guide to the Tenant Screening Process

A Helpful Guide to the Tenant Screening Process
Almost 30 percent of South Carolina households are renters. Finding tenants should be easy with so many people in the market for rental units.But you can't assume that everyone who wants to rent your property will be a good tenant. You want renters who'll pay their r...

Should You Allow Pets in Your Columbia, South Carolina Rentals?

Should You Allow Pets in Your Columbia, South Carolina Rentals?
Furry friends are huge parts of many people's lives, but for landlords, they have the potential to create problems. How do you know if you should allow pets in a rental property? Many landlords jump to not allowing pets right away, but we recommend that you take your tim...

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company?

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company?
Did you know that over 79 percent of property managers are responsible for a building or house's maintenance as well as collecting rent? Depending on the agreement a property management company has with their property owners, the list of tasks and responsibilities can al...

How To Calculate Vacancy Rate: A Guide

How To Calculate Vacancy Rate: A Guide
When you own rental property, the goal is to keep people in those properties as much as possible to have rent money coming in as much as possible. Some amount of vacancy is inevitable, even if it’s the short time between moving one tenant out and another in. But an empty p...

The Ultimate Guide to the South Carolina Real Estate Market

The Ultimate Guide to the South Carolina Real Estate Market
The South Carolina real estate market is on fire. Over the course of the year, home sales are up nearly 15%. In October, the median home price increased 14.5% from one year prior.This comes as no surprise to real estate experts. South Carolina is a preferred destination for many ...

Why Is Landlord Tenant Screening So Important? An Overview

Why Is Landlord Tenant Screening So Important? An Overview
Being a landlord means managing many different things that most people don't ever consider. You need to coordinate maintenance on the building and find room in a budget for events and community gatherings. You also need to go through landlord tenant screening.This is a proces...

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Tenant Screening Services for You

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Tenant Screening Services for You
As a landlord, you don't want just about anyone staying on your property. This is why it's so important to screen potential tenants and see whether they have any red flags. This will help prevent having to deal with difficult tenants who are not maintaining your property ...
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