Why Communication Is Key to Maximizing Your ROI on Your Investment
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, May 13, 2022
Norfolk landlords work hard to maximize their ROI on rental properties. However, they tend to overlook the importance of communication in maximizing the return on investment. Professional and healthy communication allows you to attract potential tenants, create a sense of trust, ...
How To Reduce the Stress of Buying Your Norfolk Investment Property
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, April 29, 2022
Buying a property is one of the most reliable ways of investing your hard-earned money to ensure steady returns. However, it also involves considering the legalities, risks, and financial concerns of investing in real estate, which can be challenging to manage for new investors.&...
Steps for a Successful Move Out Process | Portsmouth Property Management
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, April 1, 2022
Ensuring a successful tenant move-out process at your Portsmouth rental property may not always be easy. If not handled well, it can lead to severe property damage, financial loss, and, subsequently, stress. It is, therefore, essential to have a well-laid move-out procedure in pl...
Why Hiring Licensed Contractors Is the Best Thing to Do for Your Portsmouth Rental Property
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, March 25, 2022
As a Portsmouth rental property owner, you need to ensure that your property is maintained or repaired by a reliable and skilled maintenance specialist. If you hire an unqualified contractor who lacks experience and skill, you may end up spending excessive time and money on prope...
5 Effortless Ways to Improve The Curb Appeal Of Your Hampton Roads Rental Property
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Monday, March 14, 2022
Great curb appeal can make your Hampton Roads property one of the most desirable homes in the neighborhood and attract good tenants. However, keeping the home in rent-ready condition at all times can be daunting and financially challenging. That’s not to say that it is impo...
How to Manage Your Hampton Roads Property from Afar
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, March 11, 2022
Managing a rental property requires you to fulfill several responsibilities, whether you stay near or far. Handling property-related issues are relatively easy when you live in the same town or city, but things can get very stressful if you are not. As a Hampton Roads landlord, y...
How Proper Paperwork and Rental Agreements Protect You and Your Norfolk Investment Property
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, March 4, 2022
Renting out a property requires you to have some crucial paperwork in place. You will need to draft and maintain a thorough record of documents such as lease agreements, rental applications, move-in/move-out reports, and more. This helps protect yourself and your property from le...
Should You Have an On-Site Manager for Your Norfolk Multifamily Property?
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, February 25, 2022
Managing multifamily property requires skill and patience. Consequently, several multifamily property owners are inclined towards hiring a property manager to handle their valuable Norfolk investment. However, the bigger dilemma is whether you should hire an on-site property mana...
The Importance of Technology When Managing Norfolk Rental Properties
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, February 18, 2022
Technology has become an integral part of the real estate business, facilitating the automation of some essential activities associated with property management like advertising, documentation, tenant screenings, and more. At Doud Realty Services, we believe in making use of...
What Out-of-State Investors Should Keep In Mind When Adding A Portsmouth Rental Property To Their Po...
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, February 11, 2022
Portsmouth is known for its antique homes, rich cultural history of three centuries, collection of quirky shops, and prestigious art and culture. Add to this the fast-growing market here and it becomes one of the best options for out-of-state real estate investors. If you are loo...