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How to Deep Clean Your House

When the flu or other illnesses spread through the community, you may find yourself thinking it’s time to focus on cleaning your home or apartme ...

5 Signs You’re Ready to Purchase a Home

The decision to buy a house is never a small one. Whether it’s your first house or your 10th, you have many factors to weigh before you make the ...

Office Hours Update – Effective March 23, 2020

Effective March 23, 2020, out of an abundance of caution, please note we are temporarily suspending any walk-in traffic at all offices without a pre ...

Can You Claim Your HOA Fees On Your Taxes?

With tax season coming up fast, many people are looking for any advantage they can find when it comes to claiming deductions and whittling down their ...

8 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Rental Property

Spring has almost sprung, and you know what that means! Break out the brooms, drag out the dish towels, and mosey on down with a mop in your hand. It ...

Best Tips for Finding Your Dream Home

Buying a home is a life-changing event and the process can get overwhelming and stressful. You probably already know how many bedrooms you want and th ...

Upcoming Events

New Rock Hill Branch Office Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Tuesday, March 10th Noon-1:00 pm 958 West Main Street Rock Hill, SC Stop on by for a light lunch, ...

Welcome to The Team!

Ray Miles – Maintenance Technician Welcome Ray Miles to the Henderson Properties Renovations & Maintenance Team!  Ray brings a wealth of knowle ...

How to Start Investing in Real Estate

An achievable goal for anyone willing to do the work If you think real estate investing is beyond you, think again. While it may be a complicated proc ...

HOA Management Explained

You’re familiar with homeowner’s associations, but do you know what an HOA management company does? HOA management companies consist of management ...

Maintenance Tips for a Happy Home

As a homeowner or tenant, there are things you should do this quarter to help maintain the integrity of the home and mechanical systems.   HVAC M ...

Annual Meeting 2020

Henderson Properties held its annual companywide meeting on Friday, January 24, 2020 at BB&T Ballpark in uptown Charlotte! There was team building ...

How to Handle Pets in Communities

An estimated 70% of Charlotteans have at least one household pet, presenting unique challenges along with great opportunity for landlords and property ...

Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC to Invest in Real Estate in 2020

2020 is already looking to be a great year to invest in real estate—particularly in the Charlotte area. With high ratings in quality of life, a robu ...

How to Renovate Your Attic

For most people, their attic is just a place to store the belongings they don’t have space for. Dust covered boxes filled with memories, clothes tha ...

What Does A Community Association Manager Do?

If you live in an area with a homeowner’s association or condo association, someone has to be in charge. The community association manager is the on ...

Selling Your House in the Winter: 5 Helpful Tips

It is no secret that Charlotte, NC, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, making it pretty lucrative for real estate, especially ...

Buying a Home in 2020? Don’t Forget About These Expenses!

One of the most exciting times in someone’s life is the moment they buy their first home. However, whether it is your first home or your third, it i ...

How To Maximize Your Profit When Selling Your Home

Selling your home in winter has some benefits. The housing market is flooded with homes in the warmer months, so when the colder months come along, th ...

Recent Hires & Promotions

Barb Bullard – Marketing Coordinator Barb was a great fit for the Marketing Coordinator position with her outgoing personality and passion for the ...

Best 8 Kitchen Improvements To Do Without a Full Remodel

Home improvements can make a huge difference, especially in areas like the kitchen. Home improvements don’t have to cost an arm and a leg or take fo ...

New Rock Hill Location!

We are extremely excited to announce we have opened a new office location in Rock Hill, SC in order to better serve York County and the surrounding a ...

Should I Put Holiday Decorations Up If I’m Trying To Sell My Home?

Real estate doesn’t just suddenly come to a stop when the holidays approach. Matter of fact, buyers looking at houses around the holidays are typica ...

Solving Common Problems with Pets in Homeowners Associations

All places have rules and regulations regarding pets, whether those rules come from the city you live in, your landlord, or your HOA. For those who ow ...

6 Home Improvement Projects To Do Before Christmas

The holidays are upon us and that means family and friends gathering to spend time together. If you have any home improvement projects planned, you’ ...

Carbon Monoxide: What Homeowners Need To Know

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a poisonous gas that can be particularly dangerous because it is colorless and odorless. Headache, nausea, dizziness and ev ...

Best Tips for HOA Managers for Holiday Decorating

Tis the season of holiday cheer and it’s time to deck the halls. Christmas means lights, blow up reindeer, mistletoe, and stockings hung over the fi ...

Everything You Need To Know About Buying International Real Estate

Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming of retirement in rural Italy or rehabbing a beachfront property in Costa Rica? Despite what you’ve see ...

How An HOA Can Impact Home Values

Home values vary depending on several factors, from the home’s condition to the look of the lawn and even the appearance of surrounding homes. A hom ...

Why Bathrooms Are Always Top Home Improvement Projects

Home improvement projects can range from simple ones, like painting, to time consuming and more costly improvements, such as remodeling a room. Though ...

2019 Home Fall Maintenance Recommendations

Looking for some home improvement projects to tackle this fall? Check out our list of recommendations!Clean gutters and downspouts and check for any ...

Why You Should Invest in Charlotte Real Estate

Real estate can be a tricky business. The housing market is constantly fluctuating meaning real estate investors could potentially face hefty losses i ...

How Fall Impacts Local Real Estate

Buying or selling a home isn’t a short process. From the time you find the perfect home or a buyer to the final closing, there are steps in between ...

4 Tips for Selling Your Home in the Fall

When you think of selling your home, one of the first details that likely comes to mind is waiting until the spring. There is always a surge of new ho ...

Most Rewarding Home Maintenance Projects To Do This Fall

The days of summer have come to an end. It is time to start saying goodbye to the scorching temperatures, beach vacations, and lazy days of relaxing b ...

Tips for Buying a Home in the Fall

When it comes time to finding and buying a new home, tackling the house search during the fall months may not be your first choice. This time of year ...

How to Become a Landlord and Earn Rental Income – Part 1

Find the Right Investment Property. Are you ready to go down the path of becoming a landlord? Are you intrigued by the idea of being able to earn cont ...

How to Become a Landlord and Earn Rental Income – Part 2

Get Your Property Ready to Rent. Welcome to part two of our series on becoming a landlord and earning rental income! Just in case you missed it, you m ...

How to Become a Landlord and Earn Rental Income – Part 3

Find the Right Tenants. We have made it to part three of our series! If you missed the other posts, be sure to go check them out – Find the Right In ...

Why Are My HOA Assessments Increasing?

The HOA fees for The Best Homeowners Association, Inc. will increase by 3% in the next fiscal year. Most homeowners don’t want to hear that assessme ...

Should I Consider Buying a Fixer Upper?

Buying a fixer upper can be a great investment if you have the time, money, and vision to revitalize the home. You see all these people doing it on te ...

Biggest Perks of Downsizing Your Home

When it comes to most things in life, our society seems to glorify the “bigger is better” motto. We want designer clothes, the nicest car, the new ...

4 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe While on Vacation

It’s that time of year again – summer vacation! There is nothing better than trading in your responsibilities and worries for some fun, rest, and ...

Best Tips for Managing Your HOA Meetings

The HOA is an important aspect of any successful community. Not only are the board members in charge of enforcing the rules and collecting dues, but t ...

Most Common Code Violations for Landlords and How to Avoid Them

If you watch some of the popular television shows or follow anyone in the home improvement space online, it can begin to look like being a landlord is ...

Top 3 Home Improvement Projects That Add Value

Whether you are thinking about putting your house on the market in the near future or you simply want to start making some improvements for your own e ...

How to Prep Your Home for Summer

Most of us have been waiting for summer since, well, last summer! The warm sun, drinks by the pool, and all of the outdoor activities make summertime ...

New CAMS and Sales Agents!

Khalilah Hasan, REALTOR® Khalilah Hasan is a REALTOR® who has lived in NC for 27 years, loves the Carolinas, and has been passionate about Real Esta ...

Checklist for Your First Rental Property

When you first start dreaming of buying your first rental property the feelings of jubilation, excitement, and motivation are at an all-time high. The ...

Why It’s Important to Run Background Checks on Your Renters

If you oversee tenants, one of the most important things you can do it run background checks on all prospective renters. By doing so, you are not only ...

Home Security Gadgets That Will Make Your Home Sell Faster

Thinking about selling your home? It’s common to look for affordable ways to upgrade your home and improve curb appeal to attract more buyers ...

Top Gardening Tips for Charlotte Homeowners

If you’re going to start a garden, there are several things to consider before, during, and after the gardening season. Here are our some of our fav ...

Best Upgrades to Your Property Your Tenants Will Love

Maintenance and upkeep on a rental property in Charlotte can seem overwhelming and costly. At times, it may even make you wish you weren’t in charge ...

How to Make a Small Space Feel Big

If you are living in a downtown apartment, a dorm room, or just a small house, you know exactly what it feels like to occupy a small space. Fortunatel ...

Best Tips for Sprucing Up Your Community This Spring

Spring is in the air, so you may want to dust off the mower, fine-tune your weed whacker, and break out the cleaning supplies. Before you know it, it ...

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Happy Home

Is it that time of the year again already? As quickly as spring winds blow away the winter chill, cleaning time approaches. Get ready to crack those w ...

What Millennials Want in a Rental Property

In 2019, as many as 70% of millennials are renting a property while saving money for a home, and that number isn’t expected to change in the near fu ...

Income Tax Benefits for Investing in Real Estate

Build wealth. This is generally the real estate investor’s reason for investing, not necessarily to avoid taxes. Appreciation, income generation, an ...

Exclusively for Big League Real Estate Investors

For the intentional real estate investor building a portfolio, Henderson Properties invites you to join the Henderson Investment Group (HIG). Henderso ...

Henderson Properties Updates

Please join us in congratulating Krystal Rogers, Heather Todd and Chesney Jackson, who have all been promoted to the position of Team Lead for the Ass ...

Most Desired Features in Neighborhoods

When shopping for a home, you must remember that you aren’t just buying a home – you are buying a complete neighborhood. The features and amenitie ...

HOA Classes in March

The most effective resident is an educated one! Henderson Properties provides free classes for clients and the general public to empower you for great ...

Best 5 Tips for Having an Energy Efficient Rental Property

One of the challenges of owning rental property is finding ways to make your property more appealing when you are looking for new tenants. A rental pr ...

What Does My Community Manager Do? Clarifying the Manager’s Role…

Clarifying the Manager’s Role… Your community association employs a highly-qualified professional community manager. The Community manager oft ...

Best Tips for Negotiating Real Estate Deals

Negotiating a real estate transaction is not for the faint of heart. The amount of money on the line makes these transactions serious endeavors, and y ...

HOA Management Checkup for Your Community

HOA’s are an important part of suburban living. They help maintain neighborhood appeal in the real estate market, improve common areas, maintain bud ...

Top 3 Reasons We Are NOT Heading Towards Another Housing Crash

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’ ...

Top Neighborhoods in Charlotte to Own a Rental Property

Purchasing a rental property in Charlotte can be a fantastic investment. And in many cases, it can require a minimal amount of work. If you can find a ...

How to Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy During Winter

Don’t let the cold and dreary weather get to you. Instead, there are plenty of tricks to keep your home warm and inviting, even when it’s freezing ...
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