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Multi-Family Property Management Services from Henderson Properties

Are you constantly pulled in different directions as a landlord? Managing multi-family communities requires constant attention, guidance, tenant servi ...

What Services Does a Multi-Family Property Management Company Offer?

Taking care of apartments and other multi-family communities is not an easy thing to do. With so many tenants and individual units demanding attention ...

Residential Real Estate Investing Tips

Real estate investment has served many people well. Whether buying a home or rental properties, it’s almost impossible not to come out ahead. Almost ...

8 Summer Home DIY Projects That Add Value

Summer is here, and with it comes pleasant weather and extra time to tackle DIY home repairs. If you have a long list of projects to consider, how can ...

Rental Management Fees Explained

Looking after rental income property can be a lot of work—especially if you’re looking over several properties with multiple units or are trying t ...

How to Safely Sell Your House in a COVID-19 World

We know how much of a hassle it can be to sell your home on a typical day. Now, throw in a global pandemic for an added layer of complexity, and the p ...

Walk-in Traffic Temporarily Suspended

At Henderson Properties, we are here to support and assist our customers during these uncertain times and are focused on providing uninterrupted servi ...

Best Places to Retire near Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC is a bustling, vibrant area with much economic opportunity. It regularly ranks among the top communities in the nation for economic grow ...

Everything You Need to Know About a Home Warranty

Smart home buyers know that buying a new home may come with unexpected issues that need repairing. After purchasing a home, homebuyers may also find t ...

Welcome to the Henderson Team!

Learn more about the newest members of the Henderson Properties team! Courtney Steele – Tenant Services Specialist             A native ...

Most Popular Code Violations Made by Landlords

In an ideal world, you would never violate code. All landlords would have their tenants’ best interests at mind, and they would never mismanage a pr ...

How to Attract Millennial’s To Your Rental Property

Millennials make up the largest segment of qualified renters in the country and are a huge market for investors. Seeing their elders struggle financia ...

Top 4 Things Everyone Should Know About HOA’s

A homeowners association (HOA) is a community tool used by residential communities and planned development areas like condominiums, townhouses, and ev ...

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Charlotte Real Estate Conditions

There is good news for many buyers and investors As of this writing, there is pretty much one topic at the forefront of everyone’s mind—COVID-19 a ...

6 DIY Projects You Can Do When Stuck at Home

Do you have cabin fever? The isolation itch? The quarantine blues? Are your kids out of school and driving you up a wall? If you’re like us, you’r ...

Best Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent

As you’re continuing to shelter at home, you may find yourself feeling like your current home or apartment is just a little small for your needs ...

Upcoming Events

First Time HomeBuyer Class *Postponed / New Date TBD Henderson Properties Corporate Office * Registration Required   Website Editor Training *Pos ...

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 ...

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

Having a clean rental property is more important now than ever. Break out the brooms, drag out the dish towels, and mosey on down with a mop in your h ...

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 ...

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 ...
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