Sloane Realty Blog

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...

 

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...

 


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