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Blog How to Keep Vacancy Rates Low For Your Charlotte Rental Property

How to Keep Vacancy Rates Low For Your Charlotte Rental Property

Vacancy is an expense that can often be avoided. While every Charlotte rental property owner understands that a few days of vacancy are to be expected before the property is listed and during tenant turnovers, no one wants an extended period where no rent is coming in and the pro...
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Blog What Charlotte Landlords Need to Know about Service Animals

What Charlotte Landlords Need to Know about Service Animals

Many of the landlords we work with choose to restrict the pets they’ll allow in their properties. This is a personal choice, and it’s up to you whether you allow dogs, cats, birds, everything, or nothing. Those are pets. When it comes to service animals, you...
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Blog Guide to Tenants Background Checks | Charlotte Landlord Advice

Guide to Tenants Background Checks | Charlotte Landlord Advice

Part of any effective tenant screening process is the background check. You cannot properly evaluate a tenant’s application without taking a look at how they have behaved in the past. The rental application will provide you with a lot of valuable information that can b...
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Blog A Charlotte Property Management Company with a Personal Touch | Southern Living Property Management & Investments

A Charlotte Property Management Company with a Personal Touch | Southern Living Property Management ...

At Southern Living, we do things a little differently than a lot of Charlotte property management companies.That’s on purpose.We’re not a large company where you’ll get passed around from person to person if you have a question or need some help. We stay small b...
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Blog Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Charlotte Property Management Company

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Charlotte Property Management Company

Hiring a Charlotte property manager is an excellent way to have a better and more profitable investment experience. However, you want to be sure you’re hiring the right property manager for you and your investments.While you’ll want to do plenty of your own research a...
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Blog The Importance of Communicating Properly With Your Charlotte Property Owners & Tenants

The Importance of Communicating Properly With Your Charlotte Property Owners & Tenants

At Southern Living Property Management & Investments, we talk about communication a lot because it’s an essential part of providing outstanding property management in Charlotte. You cannot lease, manage, and maintain a rental property without being willing to communicat...
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Blog How to Get Your Charlotte Investment Property Rent Ready

How to Get Your Charlotte Investment Property Rent Ready

Before you can find a great tenant for your Charlotte investment property and begin collecting rent, you need to make sure it’s ready for the market. This requires some maintenance, some cleaning, and an understanding of what prospective residents are going to want to see w...
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Blog Successful Real Estate Investing When Out of State | Charlotte Property Management Guide

Successful Real Estate Investing When Out of State | Charlotte Property Management Guide

Charlotte is an outstanding rental market for out-of-state investors, but owning and managing a rental property from afar comes with a lot of risk and challenges. You need to have someone local who can be your eyes and ears. You also need good communication and the peace of mind ...
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Blog A Charlotte Property Management Company with a Personal Touch

A Charlotte Property Management Company with a Personal Touch

At Southern Living Properties, we do things a little differently than a lot of Charlotte property management companies.That’s on purpose.We’re not a large company where you’ll get passed around from person to person if you have a question or need some help. We s...
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