Tips for Getting the Best Return on Your Portsmouth Investment Home
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, August 5, 2022
Owning a Portsmouth investment home can be a sure way of earning a steady income. If you want to get the best return on investment though, you need to pay particular attention to factors such as location, amenities, property renovations, or landscaping, along with a few effective...
Self-Managing vs. Hiring A Professional Norfolk Property Management Company
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, July 22, 2022
Norfolk investors often face a dilemma about whether they should self-manage their property or hire a professional property management company. Of course, both have advantages and disadvantages, but ultimately it boils down to whether you are fully aware of your potential respons...
A Tenant Damaged My Property, Now What?
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, July 8, 2022
As a landlord, it is obvious for you to expect tenants to treat the property respectfully and leave it in pristine condition. Unfortunately, it may not happen every time you rent a house. Even if you screen your tenants thoroughly before selecting them, they might accidentally ca...
Security deposit returns are a frequent source of friction between landlords and tenants in Norfolk. Landlords find it difficult to deal with various aspects associated with the entire process, such as checking for damages, evaluating deductions, and facing legal situations. Howe...
Negotiation Tips and Strategies For Purchasing a Norfolk Investment Property
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, June 10, 2022
Every real estate investor needs to have several negotiation tips and strategies at their fingertips. It is a part of the property buying process, where buyers and sellers trade cautiously. While sellers focus on making the most out of the deal, buyers tend to parry by deconstruc...
Tips for First Time Hampton Roads Real Estate Investors
By Lisa Doud MPM® RMP® Friday, May 27, 2022
The thriving real estate market of Hampton Roads has been attracting several first-time real estate investors. Since Hampton Roads is a buyer’s market, the supply of houses is greater than the demand, and factors like affordable housing, moderate mortgage rates, and desirab...
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...