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You’ve done everything right.  You bought a good solid property in a desirable area, hired the best property manager in town, priced it properly, and have terrific tenants in the house.  What could possibly go wrong?  No matter how well you’ve put the deal together, things are always going to break, fail, or require maintenance.

Property maintenance is a fact of life, and rental properties require more attention since the occupants generally don’t use them as gingerly as they would if they owned the home.  Most homeowners don’t realize the number of small things they do throughout the year to maintain their property without even thinking about it.  Touch up painting, lubricating locks and hinges, changing filters,  and mending fences all fall into

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Looking for the hottest rental listings in Hampton Roads? Look no further. Below you can browse our curated selection of rental listings to find the one that meets your specific needs!

Featured Rentals Page.

In search of Professsional Property Management Services? Visit  TREG's Property Management Services, to research, educate, and inquire. We look forward to speaking with you !

 

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The Real Estate Group is proud to be the "Hampton Roads Original" serving the entire region including Northeast North Carolina.  Check out our Newest Listings and you may just find the perfect home for you and your family.  If you would like to see any of these homes, please contact us via the website or get in touch with one of our professional and helpful associates. They will be happy to arrange showings for you.

 
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It is natural to want to obtain the highest rent possible when your property is vacant. Extended vacancy can cause frustration, anxiety, and result in financial hardship on the landlord in some cases. While it’s tempting to test the top of the market when setting your asking price, holding out for more money can be a costly strategy and potentially result in a net loss. 

Qualified tenants know they are desirable customers and shop aggressively online to find the best value for their rental dollars.  Information is easier to obtain than ever before, so they simply ignore those asking higher rents to locate comparable properties for less.  Unless there is some compelling factor such as proximity to work, a desired school, or being in a particular

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The Real Estate Group is proud to be the "Hampton Roads Original" serving the entire region including Northeast North Carolina.  Check out our Newest Listings and you may just find the perfect home for you and your family.  If you would like to see any of these homes, please contact us via the website or get in touch with one of our professional and helpful associates. They will be happy to arrange showings for you.

 
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Looking for the hottest rental listings in Hampton Roads? Look no further. Below you can browse our curated selection of rental listings to find the one that meets your specific needs!

Featured Rentals Page.

In search of Professsional Property Management Services? Visit  TREG's Property Management Services, to research, educate, and inquire. We look forward to speaking with you !

 

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It's been almost a year since we discussed the benefits of building a new home - so we wanted to refresh your memory with some tips and ideas from one of our most popular posts! In a previous New Homes and Development entry, we spoke about the choices available for new homes: school choices and lot size choices, and the number of bedrooms/baths, etc.

In this entry, it's all about choices. Do you like having lots of choices, or is that too much to think about? If you’re not quite sure which side of the fence you sit in regards to making choices, here is a quick guide.

What is a Production or Tract Builder?

There are, in essence, two types of homebuilding for buyers to consider: “Production” or “Tract” building. Production builders are found in

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Looking for the hottest rental listings in Hampton Roads? Look no further. Below you can browse our curated selection of rental listings to find the one that meets your specific needs!

Featured Rentals Page.

In search of Professsional Property Management Services? Visit  TREG's Property Management Services, to research, educate, and inquire. We look forward to speaking with you !

 

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Technology and Property Management

The internet, proliferation of handheld devices, and adoption of technology in real estate generally has transformed the way rental business is conducted. As tools specific to rental property have become widely available, residential property management has become an important component of full service real estate brokerage. Forward thinking firms recognize the value in making significant investments in technology to service their rental clients and customers. In this article we will talk about some of the advances that have had the greatest impact on rental business. 

  1. Online Shopping – The importance of the internet in allowing potential tenants to shop and compare available units cannot be overstated. 
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Depending on when you break ground on your new home, that might be the right time to start planning your new outdoor kitchen so you can enjoy it when you move into the house.

According to Kitchen & Bath Design News, “Residential architects are seeing increased demand for outdoor kitchens, as homeowners continue to explore new options for kitchen and bath products and features. Those are among the major findings from the American Institute of Architects’ ‘Home Design Trends Survey’ for the fourth quarter of 2016.”

No longer wanting that rusty, burned grill sitting in the backyard with an ice chest and a picnic table next to it; Americans are looking to upgrade their outdoor living options with something they can enjoy throughout the year.

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