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Typically, real estate is the single largest asset you have.  In a rental situation, managing a property is not always as simple as it seems. Many owners come to us frustrated and disenchanted with their role as a landlord.  Many have a problem tenant behind on their rent, others are just too bus...
10/15/2010
Whether you are already a landlord or are thinking of becoming one, you have probably asked yourself, "What can I deduct?", or "How can I make this more profitable for me?" Taking advantage of all possible deductions can make the difference between losing money and truly earning a profit on a ren...
10/14/2010
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"Buy and Bail"  In order to prevent the practice known as "Buy and Bail", HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have introduced new rules to at least curtail, this practice. "Buy and Bail" refers to strategically planning to default on an existing real estate mortgage by acquiring a new house before th...
10/14/2010
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Recently, I leased a Charlotte property to a lovely young couple with two small children.  Although this was a great property, priced right and in excellent shape, it had been on the market for more than 90 days.  When I spoke with the owner about a light cleaning, he questioned the need, since t...
02/16/2010
Many owners come to us frustrated and disenchanted with their role as a landlord.  Many have a problem tenant behind on their rent, others are just too busy with their family and careers to deal with the day to day issues of property management.  Others have been sitting on a vacant property for ...
02/05/2010
A common question asked by both owners and tenants regards the return of a tenant's security deposit. Once the lease term expires and the tenant moves out, we are required to return tenant's security deposit, less and damages, within 30 days of move out. The question is, how do we determine damag...
02/04/2010
When entering into a property management agreement with My Home Leasing, many owners struggle with the issue of allowing tenants to have pets. As someone who has pets, albeit outdoor ones, I can sympathize with their struggle. Fact of the matter is, we see very little damage caused by pets. Most ...
01/29/2010
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To insure compliance with N.C. Gen Stat. § 42-42 to 42-44 (see below) and avoid serious implications to non-compliant owners, Carolinas Metro Realty will begin inspecting all properties under our management for the CO detectors.  We appreciate the cooperation of both owners and tenants in making ...
01/22/2010
Owners have different needs in terms of the level of property management service they require. Most are looking for full service, which means that Carolinas Metro Realty, as their property management company, handle all aspects of dealing with the property, from finding a tenant, collecting rents...
01/21/2010
As a Real Estate professional concentrating on property management, I have the opportunity to see properties in all sorts of condition. Most owners understand that first impressions are everything, but many, for various reasons, fail to assign the proper value to putting a property's best foot fo...
01/20/2010
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