Why Work with Charleston Property Company?

Today, we are talking about why you should choose Charleston Property Company to manage your rental properties. Deep down, our company believes that owning a rental property should be easy. Your landlord or property management company should make your life better. Everything we do is to make your life a little easier and every technology […]

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Top 10 Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Charleston Landlords, Part 1

by Albert Fontenot January 21, 2015 “Is there anyone so wise as to learn from the mistakes of others?” ~ Voltaire If you want to be a landlord in Charleston, South Carolina, there is no better teacher than experience. Unfortunately, the learning curve in this business is very expensive, and mistakes mean missed money-making opportunities. […]

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Why You Should Invest in Rental Properties in Charleston, South Carolina

by Albert Fontenot January 15, 2015 “Over the past 14 years, rents have grown at twice the pace of income, due to weak income growth, burgeoning rental demand, and insufficient growth in the supply of rental housing. (In 2015), we expect rents to rise even faster than home values, meaning that another increase in total […]

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The Top 10 Things Landlords Wish Tenants Knew

by Albert Fontenot January 14, 2015 Like any other business, being a landlord is all about relationships. Sure, you became a landlord because you thought it was an easy way to make money (go ahead and laugh), but what you found out is that to be profitable at all, you have to nurture the various […]

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The Charleston Build, Remodel, & Landscape Expo

by Albert Fontenot January 10, 2015 One of the biggest challenges you face as an independent landlord is keeping up with the latest trends and innovations in the home improvement and maintenance industry. Like it or not, if you are going to “do-it-yourself”, it behooves you to be aware of what everyone else is doing […]

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Severe Weather and Your Roof

January 7, 2015 by Albert Fontenot There’s an old saying in the roofing business, “You never really purchase a roof, you just rent them.” Because of the weather extremes endured by properties here in Charleston, it is easy to see the truth in that old chestnut. Many people around the country would say that, compared […]

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Landlord 101: Being Professional

January 2, 2015 by Albert Fontenot   Last month in Columbus a woman by the name of Anita Anderson rented a home, dutifully paid the landlord her first month’s rent and a security deposit, and then received a key. Little did she know that she was in for a big unpleasant surprise. When she unlocked […]

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A Time for All Things–A DIY Maintenance Schedule

December 30, 2014 by Albert Fontenot     2014 is coming to an end, and because this is the last blog of the year, I thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about a proper schedule for major Do-It-Yourself projects in 2015. One of the keys to being a successful DIY landlord is […]

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A Landlord’s Christmas List

December 23, 2014 by Albert Fontenot The holiday season is upon us here in Charleston. Maybe you went to James Island County Park to see the 25th Annual Holiday Festival of lights, or maybe you went to the Historic Market District for one of the famous Charleston Stroll walking tours of these great old private […]

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Landlord 101: Keeping Compliant

Landlord 101: Keeping Compliant December 18, 2014 by Albert Fontenot Once upon a time, if a person wanted to be a landlord in Charleston, all they needed was a habitable property. They could rent to whomever they chose, charge whatever they wanted, and kick their tenants out for any reason whatsoever. The rights of the […]

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