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Landlord 101: 5 Tips for First-Time Charleston Landlords

By Albert Fontenot April 28, 2015 For most first-time Charleston landlords, experience is the best – and most bitter – teacher. On the one hand, there is nothing like real experience to give you the knowledge you need to become successful in the landlord game. On the other hand, if you’re a small, independent property […]

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Should You Paint or Put Siding on Your Rental Property in Charleston? Part 1

  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 […]

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The Changing Landscape of the Charleston Rental Market

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 […]

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Landlord 101: the Positives and Negatives of the Charleston Section 8 Program

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% […]

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