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How to Deal with Difficult Tenants in your Charleston SC Rental Property

According to a research report by the Pew Research Center, 36.6% of US households rented their homes in 2016. The center noted that this number was the highest since the 60's—and would continue to grow.

With the growing number of tenants, there is a good chance you have dealt with some difficult...

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Avoiding These Four DIY Mistakes in Charleston Can Maximize Your Rental Income

Generating passive income is a primary goal of investing in rental homes. To maximize profit, some homeowners may forgo a professional property management company in Charleston and manage their homes by themselves.

Acting as a DIY landlord can be a mistake—especially for novice landlords. Errors...

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How to Build Your Mount Pleasant Portfolio with a Property Management Company

One of the perks of being an investment landlord is generating passive income. Reinvesting this passive income helps build a real estate investment portfolio and in turn, creates even more income.

An experienced property management company in Mount Pleasant can help advise and guide you through...

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What to Look for When Investing in Rental Property Real Estate in Charleston SC

If you're thinking of getting into the rental property business, it can be hard to know if you have your eye on a suitable property or not. Even if you've been a landlord for a while, it's not always easy to know a good investment versus a bad one. 

The wrong investment property can be more...

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Should I Rent My Home on Daniel Island—or Sell It? Your Questions Answered

The decision to sell or rent can quickly get Shakespearean: “To rent or not to rent, that is the question.” For many folks, the issue is not a question at all: even if you sell a home for a take-home profit of $100,000, you would still be over $15,000 richer in five years if you rented it out...

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How to Make Your Charleston Rental Property Attractive to Millennial Renters

As a group, millennials are moving away from homeownership and towards renting. The amount of people under the age of 35 who own a home recently dropped 20%, and that same group saw an increase in renters by a factor of 4.1% between 2009 and 2017. While some joke that millennials are all living...

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Why Your Charleston Rental Property Needs Thorough Pet Screening Policies

With the popularity of policies that ban pets from rental homes in Charleston, you may be surprised that 72% of renters own pets. By banning all basset hounds, Bengals, and Balinese, you are automatically either eliminating 72% of your potential market or forcing renters to choose between your...

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Why Routine Maintenance Matters for Your Mount Pleasant Investment Home

Do you know how to repair a damaged wall in your rental property? When it comes to the upkeep for your investment home, landlords have to handle tasks like these more often than you think!

Some landlords are handy with tools and DIY "know-how." They can handle small maintenance problems that...

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How Does a Rental Analysis Help Your Charleston SC Investment Property?

Your success as a landlord depends on making money from your rental property. To generate the right amount of profit, you have to understand the value of your property and the factors that work together to set your property up for success.

Where do you start? You might have heard us mention it...

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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...

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