Today we are talking about how much professional property management services cost. These expenses are pretty simple to understand and they break down into three fairly common fees that you will find with most management companies. Today, we’re explaining them.
There are a lot of different property management companies out there that specialize in many different things. Today, we’re providing some criteria to think about as you’re choosing who to work with.
One question we get a lot is – can I manage my own rental property, or should I hire a property manager? It’s perfectly fine if you are able and willing to manage your own rental property. We’ve come up with a list of 10 basic skills you will need to master if you plan […]
It’s a simple question – what is property management? When you work with a property management company, it means that you as a homeowner are hiring an expert to represent you in all aspects of handling your property. There are a few specific topics that explain the work of property managers.
By Albert Fontenot April 23, 2015 Curbside appeal is the most important factors in determining whether your rental home in Charleston sits empty or is continuously occupied. Potential tenants are looking for a place that they can call home, and if your property is unattractive, they will drive right on by without ever stopping to […]
by Albert Fontenot April 21, 2015 Last week, we discussed the pros and cons of painting versus installing siding on the exterior of your Charleston rental property. Independent landlords who have no immediate plans to resell the property and who instead have their eye on long-term cost-effectiveness typically choose siding because of the one-time investment. […]
Part 1: The Pros and Cons of Painting By Albert Fontenot April 13, 2015 Now that Spring is here, your thoughts should be turning to exterior maintenance and renovation tasks for your rental property in Charleston. Over the next few weeks, we will be discussing popular projects that can greatly increase the curbside appeal […]
By Albert Fontenot April 7, 2015 Right now, there are more new apartment units under construction in the area than ever before, and rent prices and vacancy rates in the Charleston rental market are already beginning to be affected. According to a recent article in the Post and Courier, the region’s current vacancy rate is […]
February 24, 2015 by Albert Fontenot One of the most common damage-repair chores that you might have to do when a tenant moves out of your Charleston rental property is to fix the holes that they negligently (or purposefully) put in the walls. It’s almost like it doesn’t really matter how good or bad of a […]
February 19, 2015 by Albert Fontenot Now that you have a better idea about how the program works, it’s time to discuss the positives and negatives of The Charleston Section 8 Program, specifically as it applies to your life and career as an independent landlord. Every night, about 4000 households in Charleston – approximately 9.2% […]