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What is normal wear and tear?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions that both tenants and landlords have when it comes to rental properties.

Both parties often have their own definition of what normal wear and tear is and it can lead to conflict.

It’s important to clearly define...

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Landlords can require renters insurance as part of the lease agreement. Both tenants and landlords benefit from this arrangement.

In fact, some tenants believe their landlord is responsible for all their possessions. That's not true.

Renters insurance protects tenants from expenses after damage...

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Rental vacancies are bound to happen at some point in your real estate investment career. As such, it’s important that you have a plan for when the inevitable happens.

When it comes to filling your Cary, NC rental property, your success depends greatly on how you market your property. Even more s...

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How to Deal with Bad Tenants

April 9, 2019, 12:00 pm

As a landlord in Cary, NC, it’s likely you have experienced some sort of landlord-tenant issue. Your tenant may have:

  • Paid rent late
  • Kept a pet, when the lease clearly prohibits it
  • Kept a roommate, without your approval.
  • Infringed on their neighbor’s right to quiet enjoyment of their home, b...

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Tenant turnover is a big expense for a vast majority of landlords. Without rental income flowing in, it may be hard for you to pay your debts and property expenses. Such expenses include cleaning costs, repairs and maintenance, and costs of marketing the unit.

By minimizing vacancies, you can help...

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