Oak Trust Property Management Blog

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...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

HOW LONG DOES THE SOUTH CAROLINA EVICTION PROCESS TAKE?
Property Management Blog At Oak Trust Property Management, the eviction process is not something that happens often. That’s because 99.9 percent of all our tenants pay on time and fulfill the terms of their lease. However, eviction is a valid fear and concern that most homeowners have when they’re renting out their property. So, we are talking about t...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

OAK TRUST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MAINTENANCE TEAM REVIEW
Property Management Blog “Always pleasant and upbeat, yet very professional – and prompt; their rapid response to requests for service is really impressive.”  James Fieser- TenantWe received a great review for our maintenance department, timely maintenance is important to us. We strive to have the best maintenance guys in the property manag...

Friday, April 22, 2016

HANDYMAN REVIEW FOR JAMES!
Property Management Blog We just heard this from one of our tenants about our handyman:  “Lastly, the maintenance guy who came to do the disposal was amazing. Best service and customer service I’ve ever seen, simply great.” Thanks James for being Awesome! We pride ourselves on the profession conduct of all our staff, including our handyma...

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