What Are Tenants Responsible for in a Portsmouth Rental Home
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, September 24, 2021
Tenants and landlords have distinct roles to play in making an effective tenancy possible. Better cooperation will result in longer leases, adding to the convenience of both parties. As Portsmouth renters, you need to know the tenant responsibilities outlined under the Virginia R...
As a landlord in Norfolk, you need to be aware of your responsibilities. A landlord has to perform multiple duties such as looking after the maintenance of the property, inspecting, and dealing with the renters. Being aware of your obligations and responsibilities will help you f...
Benefits of Investing in Norfolk Multifamily Real Estate
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, September 10, 2021
Investing in multi-family units is a lucrative decision, especially in Norfolk, Virginia, the second-largest city in the state. Many visitors and tenants are interested in Norfolk due to the seasides' great living environment and popularity. It is one of the most sought-after...
How to Diversify Your Real Estate Portfolio in Hampton Roads
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, September 3, 2021
The Hampton Roads metropolitan area is one of the fastest-growing regions in Virginia. Supply is driving the housing market, and property value is swiftly rising, making it a conducive time for investing in real estate. However, to achieve maximum return on investment, you n...
What Is a 1031 Exchange? Norfolk Real Estate Investment Expert Answers
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, August 27, 2021
Although property owners in Virginia might want to sell their investment property due to cash flow or maintenance issues, if they are looking to buy another property or multiple investments properties in the area, opting for a 1031 exchange can be a better solution. A 1031 e...
Why Invest in Norfolk? Real Estate Investment Education
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, August 20, 2021
Residential real estate investment is always a safe choice, especially considering the recent post-pandemic growth in the sector. The main question is, where should you buy a house? Since you are purchasing a property from an investment perspective, location, accessibility, and h...
5 Tips for Effective Communication with Your Portsmouth Tenants
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, August 13, 2021
Communication plays a critical role in strengthening a relationship, especially that of a landlord and tenant. Several renters move out of their rental homes due to conflicts with their owners, citing lack of communication as the primary reason. Transparent, reliable, and respect...
Service Animals: What You Need to Know | Norfolk Landlord Handbook
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, August 6, 2021
Rental properties have strict regulations about the permissibility of pets in the vicinity. Often, this becomes a point of conflict between the owner and tenants, mainly due to the nuisance and additional damages that pets cause to the property. As a result, many landlords d...
5 Popular Features Renters Look for in a Hampton Roads Property
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, July 30, 2021
The demand for rental properties has increased over the last year in the Hampton Roads area, with the median rent witnessing an 8% surge. Since there is fierce competition in the Hampton Roads housing market, renters are always looking for the perfect property. Here are a few key...
How Often Should You Conduct Inspections at Your Norfolk Duplex Rental?
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, July 23, 2021
As a landlord, conducting regular inspections at your Norfolk duplex rental is a necessity. Regular inspections help to detect minor repairs and damages and fix them on time to avoid major expenses. In addition to protecting your investment from property damage, you also have to ...