Sloane Realty Blog

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Better Together
Property Management Blog Sloane Realty was happy to host local property managers to work together to complete the requirements for NARPM Chapter Compliance and Chapter of Excellence.  I know, it sounds like a grand time--but we figured out how to make it fun.  NARPM is the National Association of Residential Property Managers and the goal is to improve ...

 

Friday, February 22, 2019

Introducing Sloane Realty's Little Free Library!
Property Management Blog One of our values at Sloane Realty is to “do right”, which in part means giving back to our community. Filled to the brim with books, we wanted to give our tenants, owners, and random passersby the opportunity to explore new worlds through the pages of a good novel! Our library, located right outside our office, holds a lot of...

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day!!
Property Management Blog Celebrating Valentine’s Day at work was extra fun this year at Sloane Realty.  Our office staff members were very considerate of each other and the office currently a vision of pink and red and smells fabulous.  The idea of love might not seem like a workplace topic, but in many ways it is.  We love our company, we lo...

 

Friday, December 21, 2018

Happy Holidays!
Property Management Blog Happy Holidays from Sloane Realty!  As things in general seem to pick up the pace from year to year, it becomes increasingly more important to set aside time to focus on the things that are truly important.  At Sloane Realty, we place a great deal of importance on family and making sure that our clients, tenants, staff and vendo...

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Baby It's Cold Outside
Property Management Blog Do not panic--it is not snowing here (yet).  This photo was taken in January of 2018, which is (until now) the last time it was really cold here.  However, as below freezing temperatures are expected in some parts of the lowcountry tonight and tomorrow night, we want to give you the following tips on protecting your home during ...

 

Monday, October 29, 2018

Trick-or-Treat
Property Management Blog I absolutely love Halloween.  Watching people get out of their comfort zones and wearing (with pride) some of the craziest things they will put on all year is just fun.  The whole day feels more light-hearted and people have the chance to openly share some of their passions and show off their creativity.  I find that I lear...

 

Friday, October 26, 2018

Tenant Topic: Why is My 5-Day Sheet Important?
I cannot stress enough how important it is for tenants to thoughtfully, thoroughly, and completely fill out the five day inspection report. This document may seem daunting to complete, but it is a document that protects everyone.  It protects the tenant, it protects the owner, it protects all of us. As part of our normal op...

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Can You Get Rid of the Mosquitos?
This question makes me think of the “if you could have a superpower what would it be” question. Being able to get rid of mosquitos would not be a bad superpower, all things considered, and would have the added benefit of making me popular at bbqs. Sadly, I’m not gifted with this superpower, nor is anybody on staff, as is...

 

Monday, October 22, 2018

The Dreaded "Normal Wear and Tear"
Whenever anybody lives in any house, there is going to be some normal wear and tear on the property. Both tenants and owners can be greatly assisted by understanding what kinds of things are considered normal wear and tear and what kind of things are not. When people live in a house, time moves on.  As time moves on, the house w...

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018

How to be a good tenant
1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before you sig...

 


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