Sloane Realty Blog

Friday, January 10, 2020

Resolving the Resolution
Property Management Blog 2020 is here, and the “new year, new me” posts have made their way back into all of our newsfeeds, many of them looking familiar. I’ll admit that I have committed to becoming a gym rat for every round of new year’s resolutions that I can remember, yet I somehow always end up being more of a snack rat instead. Why i...

 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Holidays are Coming...
Property Management Blog ...and we’re sure many of you have already started preparing. As wonderful as the holidays are, there is also a lot of stress that revolves around holiday shopping, decorating, and getting everything prepared to ensure a smooth and successful holiday with your loved ones. To help alleviate some of that stress, we have outlined a 5 t...

 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

'Tis the Season to be Freezin'
Property Management Blog Things have really cooled off in the Lowcountry!  While we are not experiencing nearly the freezing temperatures that much of the rest of the country has had to face, we want to give you the following tips on protecting your home during cold spells and any possible freezes.  The links included in this article are for illustrativ...

 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Joy of Giving!
Property Management Blog It is nearly impossible to live in Charleston without developing a deep affection for this vibrant community and our beautiful city, and there are many ways to give back and get involved! In keeping with the spirit of the holidays, we want to highlight some of the charities that share our dedication to helping individuals of all kinds fin...

 

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!!
Property Management Blog Thanksgiving is a rather controversial holiday, all things considered.  I do not mean to imply that there are people who do not like it or who object to it in principle, far from it.  I have never heard anybody say that they think Thanksgiving is offensive or ought to be banned.  Still, there are many arguments that revolve...

 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Maintenance Menace: Do Not Mop Laminate Plank Flooring.
Property Management Blog No clever titles here.  This is a topic that causes distress to owners and tenants alike when it needs to be broached.  Laminate plank flooring, the snap-together type, CAN NOT be mopped.  It is NOT waterproof.  If you add water to this type of flooring, the boards will expand where the water penetrates, which is gener...

 

Friday, October 25, 2019

Maintenance Menace: Your Garbage Disposal
Property Management Blog One of the most misused and misunderstood appliances is the garbage disposal.  While it is believed by many to possess limitless abilities, the world--and your kitchen specifically--is chock full of things that should NOT be put down the garbage disposal.  The following list is by no means complete, but it will at least give you...

 

Friday, September 27, 2019

Annoying Nosies and Nerve-Racking Neighbors
Property Management Blog “A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn't climb over it.” ~Arthur BaerTrust us when we say that we understand how distressing/infuriating a noisy neighbor or a disruptive neighborhood pet can be.  We also understand that it would be very helpful if we could solve this type of prob...

 

Monday, September 2, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Be Prepared
Property Management Blog South Carolina has declared a state of emergency ahead of hurricane Dorian. While we still don’t know exactly where the storm will go, we wanted to discuss some things that you should do to prepare for the storm and its potential aftermath.  Sloane Realty will provide updates via email as well as on our Facebook page (https://w...

 

Thursday, May 9, 2019

When Is My Rent Really Due?
Property Management Blog We get asked all the time in the office what day the rent is due. The answer is a simple one: rent is due on the 1st of every month. Once we tell people that, the next question they usually ask is “but I don't have to pay until the 5th, right?”.  The answer to this question gets blurry for some people, so I want to ta...

 


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