Rent Collection Basics for Hampton Roads Investment Property
By System Friday, February 19, 2021
Collecting rent is one of the most basic functions of any landlord or property manager, and it seems like it should be pretty straightforward. You tell the tenant how much rent is, they pay it, and the same thing happens month after month. Sometimes it’s that simple, b...
The Benefits of Attending NARPM – Doud Realty Services
By System Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Professional property management is our business, and we’re taking a moment today to explain why it’s important to take time out of our busy schedules to come to the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) conference every year. We think it&rsquo...
5 Reasons to Choose Doud Realty Services for Norfolk, VA Property Management
By System Sunday, January 15, 2017
At Doud Realty Services, we treat your home the same way we treat our own. Doud Realty Services is Owner Focused We have been growing every year since we opened our doors in June of 2012. We are an owner-focused company because we own rental properties ourselves. ...
How to Use Your Owner Portal – Tips for Rental Property Owners in Norfolk, VA
By System Thursday, November 3, 2016
Your owner portal is an important tool available to you 24 hours a day. As a Norfolk rental property owner, you will get a notification every month when you are paid. You’ll be alerted that a document is available for you to view, and you’ll get to see all your proper...
Secrets of the Virginia Rental Season Cycle – Norfolk Property Management Education
By System Monday, August 29, 2016
When we’re talking about the rental cycles in Virginia, we have to consider what the word “cycle” means. It’s a series of events repeated in the same order; or, the amount of time taken to complete a single circle of events. A rental season cycle is compar...
Best Renovation and Repair Tips for Your Norfolk Rental Property
By System Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Smart renovations are important for rental properties because they contribute to the value of your home and affect your ability to attract and retain tenants. Property owners can often over-improve their investment homes or under-improve their investment homes. In some cases, the...
Do I Need a Pet Policy for My Rental Property? - Norfolk, VA Property Management Education
By System Monday, October 12, 2015
We’re talking about the importance of having a pet policy for each of your rental properties. In the 13 years that I have been a property manager in Norfolk and the surrounding Hampton Roads area, I have realized that the first question any potential tenant asks before look...
Relocating Overseas? How a Norfolk, VA Property Manager Will Look After Your Home
By System Monday, July 13, 2015
Many owners think that property managers only collect the rent. At Doud Realty Services, we are not just rent collectors. We partner in protecting your investment, and today we are talking about some of the ways that we can look after your home, particularly if you are not in the...
Tenant Screening in Norfolk, VA – How to Find Great Tenants for Your Rental Property
By System Monday, July 6, 2015
Today, we are talking about how to find great tenants for your rental property. It’s important to understand that 90 percent of all the people searching for a place to live are using a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet. When you list your property for rent,...
Monthly Updates and Statistics June 2015
By System Sunday, July 5, 2015
It has been a busy summer for our Hampton Roads Property Management team. Check out Doud Realty Services Rental Statistics for June below!