A security deposit is a sum of money not included in the price of rent that a tenant pays the landlord before moving into a home. It is typically calculated as a multiple of the cost of the rent. With a 2X multiple, for example, a tenant would need to pay 2X the price of rent as the deposit. So if t...

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Guide to the Fair Housing Act in NC

December 24, 2020, 10:06 am

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was enacted by Congress in 1968 with the goal removing discrimination in housing. As a North Carolina landlord, you're required to adhere to the terms of the Act, which can affect anything from rental advertisement to tenant acquisition.

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Eviction Process in NC

November 19, 2020, 10:09 am

If you're a landlord, tenant eviction is something that you'll likely have to go through at some point in your career. While it can be a long and complicated process, it's sometimes the only option you may have left.

The state of North Carolina has a straightforward eviction process. As a landlo...

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Breaking a Lease in NC

October 20, 2020, 6:12 pm

A lease or a rental agreement is a legally binding contract between the landlord and the tenant. It binds them for a period of time. It also assigns themrights and responsibilities. Either party can break the lease if the other party fails to adhere to its terms.

Generally speaking, breaking a...

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Do you have a rental property? Maybe you are planning to invest in one?

Landlords face a lot of tasks and duties daily. Many investors new to rental properties are caught by surprise when they learn how much stress and effort is involved in self-managing. Let alone managing two or more rental unit...

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