Charlotte Property Management Blog

Want to close more listing business in Charlotte, NC? Add rent vs sell alternative to your presenta...

As a real estate agent, the first issue that is probably on your mind is how to close more business and increase your revenue. In this post we offer you a very simple tip that will make a world of difference between you and other real estate agents in the business. Let us imagine a common situation: you have to do a listing presentat...

Can I get more qualified real estate leads in Charlotte, NC?

Reaching out to qualified leads is a hassleReal estate colleagues in Charlotte, NC know well that the key to business growth is attracting more qualified leads. Sounds simple, but increasing the pool of leads that are ready to do business is actually a hassle! Whether you meet them online, or they were provided by your real estate sa...

What do I do when my property listing is about to expire?

Fellow real estate agents that work in the business for long enough are surely familiar with the fact that some listings expire despite their best efforts. Many reasons can cause a property to fail to sell. Maybe you have been over-enthusiastic and accidentally overpriced it, or the property is so unique that it is hard to find the ideal ...

Should real estate agents in North Carolina offer property management services on the side?

Many real estate agents in North Carolina are tempted to offer property management services on the side to boost their income, especially in those months that are slow in sales. But is that a good idea? In this post, we discuss why real estate agents should not offer property management services, and suggest an alternative to boost your i...

How We Do Everything and Why it Matters?

We have a lot of information for you on what we do and how it benefits our landlord clients and resident tenants.  But, this is a special post where we share with you how we do everything that we do.  It is tempting to wonder if all property management companies are the same, but they are very clearly not and can be witnessed in...

What to do when a tenant doesn't pay rent in the Charlotte, NC area?

No matter how well you screen your tenants, if you have been a landlord long enough, you will eventually deal with a tenant who is not paying the rent. But, what should you do next?The first thing we should get out of the way right out of the gate is you may have heard horror stories of landlords who show up to the house and remove the fr...

Renting vs. Selling Your Property in Charlotte, NC

Renting out your Charlotte property comes with advantages as well as disadvantages, and you’ll need to consider both the risks and the benefits when you’re deciding what to do with the home. Your decision will ultimately depend on your financial goals.The Risks and Benefits of RentingThe biggest risk in renting out a Charlotte...

Why change the locks between tenants?

When a tenant moves out, they should turn in all keys to the property. Most of the time you feel safe assuming that the tenant has turned in every key to the property they ever had made. But maybe they gave one to their neighbor or dog sitter and forgot about it. At this point, you have lost control over who has access to your property in...

Is Smart Shield Property Management a good fit for you?

There are many styles of property management out there, and it is very useful to know what to expect as a landlord before signing off a property management agreement. At Smart Shield Property Management, we specialize in full-service property management, which means we take care of all aspects related to the management of your rental pro...

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