Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Winter Being a homeowner means making sure that your house is ready for any type of weather. Preparing your home for the winter months is just one of those critical steps you can’t skip. At Oak City Properties, we suggest doing a...
What to Know About Foreclosure

What to Know About Foreclosure

Q and A About Foreclosed Properties A foreclosure can be a great way to get a deal on a property. While the financial reward may be significant, it is important to remember that there may also be a considerable amount of work. When purchasing a foreclosed property,...
Staging Is as Easy as 1,2…Clean

Staging Is as Easy as 1,2…Clean

Tips for Staging Your Home for a Quick Sell Not sure how to stage your home so that it is appealing to potential buyers? No worries, at Oak City Properties, we got you covered. Whether you are selling a home in Raleigh or across the county in a different time zone,...
Is a Foreclosure Home a Good Investment?

Is a Foreclosure Home a Good Investment?

Diversifying Your Rental Portfolio Everyone loves a deal, and buying a rental property is no different. Whether it is a fixer-upper in your favorite neighborhood or a foreclosure that has been empty for years, we all know what it feels like to be swept up in the “good...
5 Steps to Setting Your Rental Rate

5 Steps to Setting Your Rental Rate

A Play-by-Play on Deciding Your Monthly Rental Price Nailing the pricing equation to maximize profit is key when setting your rental property rate. While there is no simple mathematical formula to determine your rental price, there are a few components that can help...
3 Ways to Attract Long-Term Tenants

3 Ways to Attract Long-Term Tenants

Building Rental Relationships Long-term tenants are a great way to keep your cash flow positive, and your rental property vacancies down. When dealing with rental properties, a low turnover rate significantly eliminates the work needed to be done as a landlord. Take a...
How to Decide on a Rental Price

How to Decide on a Rental Price

How Much Should You Charge for Rent? Deciding Your Rental Income The key to landlord success begins with setting a competitive and profitable rental rate. While it is tempting to be aggressive when it comes to charging rent, setting a rental rate that is too high can...