How to Keep Your Home Safe during Winter

Sunday, December 20

Winter can be a hazardous season. Many home fires are during the wintertime. Falls and injuries can also increase. What can you do to protect you, your family and your rental during the winter? Here are 4 tips to keep your home safe during winter.Keep Your Home Safe during Winter: Keep Walkways C...


How to Prevent SubLetting

Friday, December 18

Did you see it on the news? On December 10, 2015 Fox2Now out of St. Louis ran a story entitled “Landlord claims tenants illegally turned three-bedroom apartment into 10 bedrooms.” It is the thing that makes up a landlord’s nightmare. Leasing an apartment to a couple of tenants only to find out th...


How to Get Tenants to Move Out without an Eviction

Sunday, December 13

In a previous article, we discussed tenant eviction laws for North Carolina. If the tenant drags their feet and every step of the eviction must be followed all the way to the Sheriff forcibly evicting the tenant, the whole process can take more than 45 days. That is a lot of lost rent, headache a...


Pay the Rent - 5 Tips on How to Never be Late

Thursday, December 10

Does it seem like it is always time to pay the rent. Does the first of the month comes around faster and faster each month? Why is it that finances are always tight that week? As the holiday approaches, being able to pay the rent on time and in full can become even more stressful. We would like t...


North Carolina Eviction Laws

Saturday, December 05

If you own a rental property, then at some time in the future, you are going to have to evict a tenant. It is never a pleasant process, but it cannot always be avoided. There is one thing that can help make the process a little less painful – knowing how the North Carolina eviction laws work.A te...


Tenants Protect Yourself from Crime

Thursday, December 03

It doesn’t seem to matter where you live, but it seems that crime is on the increase - even in the Raleigh and Wilmington areas. It seems that every night on the news you will hear about an assault or home invasion. Is there anything you can do, as a tenant to protect yourself and your family? Ab...