PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Breaking a Lease in NC—Know the Laws
A lease binds both the landlord and the tenant for a certain period of time, usually one year. During this time, both parties have certain rights and responsibilities that they must adhere to. Breaking a lease is never ideal, but sometimes it's unavoidable. Your tenant could be a service member who has been deployed, or they may ...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Security Deposit Laws in NC
Although not required by law, many landlords require tenants to pay a security deposit before moved into their new home.The purpose of a security deposit is to provide landlords with a safety net against any losses caused by tenants.It covers for things such as:Excessive damage to the property: Normally, a tenant must return their rented ...

Friday, March 19, 2021

Eviction Process in Durham, North Carolina
Being a landlord can be both rewarding and demanding. It can be smooth sailings when you have great tenants that abide by the terms of the lease. However, it can become less wonderful when certain things go south. For example, you can face major headaches when a tenant stops paying rent or causes excessive property damage. Sadly...

Monday, March 1, 2021

Understanding Landlord-Tenant Laws in North Carolina
As a landlord in North Carolina, you must be knowledgeable of all NC rental property laws. After all, ignorance of the law is never a legal defense. You might have questions, such as “Can you break a lease in North Carolina?”, “What are my NC landlord responsibilities?”, or even “What are the North Carol...

Friday, March 27, 2020

The Importance of Property Management to Landlords and Tenants
Are you considering hiring a property manager?Landlords often have doubts about whether they should self-manage or work with a property management company. Before making the decision, you should ask yourself the following questions:How much experience do I have in property management?What is the number of individual rental units I need to...

Monday, February 19, 2018

I Need to Find a Rental as Soon as Possible! How long does it take to process a tenant’s rental ap...
At Weichert, Realtors - Mark Thomas Properties Property Management, we can usually process a rental application in less than 24 hours and sometimes we can get an approval for our tenant applicants on the same day as the rental application is taken. Our tenants can speed their rental application processing time by applying online via o...

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Communication Between Landlords and Owner
As a property management firm in the Durham and Triangle Area of NC for over 30 years, we understand the importance of communication between owners and their property management firm! Conveying accurate, easy to understand financials as well as handling owner and tenant requests in a timely fashion are always a priority for us here a...

Monday, November 20, 2017

Weichert, Realtors - Property Management
We limit our property management services to Durham County, NC for a reason! We love happy tenants and happy owners. Limiting our geographic coverage area allows us to promptly respond to service requests, conduct site visits, and to be more knowledgeable of the local Durham rental market conditions. Want to know how much your Durha...