Oak Trust Property Management Blog

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Tenant Screening Tips – How to Find a Perfect Tenant for my Charleston Rental Home
Property Management Blog The most important factors of the tenant screening process are credit and criminal checks, employment and income verification, and rental history. Your perfect tenant will pay rent on time, follow the terms of the lease and take excellent care of your property. In order to find that ideal tenant, you need to thoroughly screen applicants.A...

Friday, September 28, 2018

Charleston Professional Property Management vs. DIY
Property Management Blog Landlords in Charleston often wonder whether they should hire a professional property management company or try to manage their homes on their own. Unless you have the time to devote to your rental property and you are familiar with all the laws and regulations involved in property management, we recommend you hire a professional. Propert...

Friday, August 31, 2018

What is Property Management in Charleston, SC?
Property Management Blog Successful landlords and investors in Charleston know that professional property management has a tremendous impact on how well your rental home is taken care of.Property management includes so much more than simply collecting rent. There are a number of things that a property manager can do to help maximize the return on your investment ...

Thursday, March 23, 2017

How to Screen Tenants in Charleston, SC | Property Management Education
Property Management Blog So, when you finally receive an interested party and they fill out the application, you might feel that because you liked the prospective tenants and you’ve gathered their information, it’s easiest and best to just let them move in without a thorough screening. That’s a big mistake, and it’s a mistake a lot of peop...

Monday, February 20, 2017

How to rent your home FAST in 5 easy steps (Summerville Property Management Education)
Property Management Blog Renting your home quickly can alleviate stress and save time and money from prolonged vacancy. If a home is properly priced in the Charleston, Summerville, or Goose Creek area it should rent in 30 days or less. Follow these 5 tips to ensure your home rents fast and doesn't sit on the market.  1. APPEARANCE First impressions are v...

Friday, February 17, 2017

What does a good property manager do?
Property Management Blog When you invest in a property such as single family housing, multi-family housing, or commercial you want to ensure that you get the most for your money, not just at the point of purchase, but throughout the life of the investment. Putting it into the hands of a property manager should help you achieve that goal. However, not all property...

Friday, February 17, 2017

What to expect from your property manager? An owners story.
Property Management Blog I am a homeowner who has been using Oak Trust management since summer of 2016. I began working with Oak Trust when a neighbor recommended specifically Courtney from the company. We are a military family and needed to relocate, but knew we would be relocating back eventually. We were very concerned with the upkeep of our family home, espec...

Friday, February 10, 2017

Best Property Management Company in Charleston
Property Management Blog BEST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY IN CHARLESTON 2017We just wanted to take a moment to thank all of our owners, tenants, and vendors for nominating us for the best property management company in Charleston. We just received word that we were chosen as a finalist for the third year in a row. We appreciate all your votes and we look forward ...

Sunday, January 29, 2017

SELF MANAGING VS HIRING A PROPERTY MANAGER
Property Management Blog One of the most frequent questions I hear from new investors is "Should I manage my home myself or should I hire a property manager?".Everyone knows that buying and owning rental properties is one of the best investments around. However, with any great investment comes risk and responsibility. Most property management companies ...

Friday, January 27, 2017

WHAT ARE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FEES IN CHARLESTON, SC?
Property Management Blog One of the most common questions we get asked on a daily basis is what does property management cost. These fees can vary greatly depending on your rental market but we hope to provide you a basic understanding of the cost in the Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Summerville, Goose Creek and surrounding areas.  There are many different typ...

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