Category: Renters

Long-term Rental-friendly Holiday Decorations

After the Thanksgiving holiday, most of us start thinking about the next celebratory occasions on the calendar. That means rummaging around in the attic to find all those decorations you don’t get to use any other time of year! But that’s where things can get tricky if you rent a home rather than own one. […]

5 Fall Recipes to Try this Season

Autumn in southeastern North Carolina brings with it a variety of seasonal tastes and inventive concoctions to bring to the dinner table or holiday get-together. Here at Intracoastal’s Long-term Rental offices, we’ve experienced quite a few local favorites of the fall season, and we can’t wait to share them with you! So go ahead and […]

Should You Rent to Eventually Own Your Home?

When it’s time to find a new long-term rental home, what do you look for first? Perhaps the location is ideal, or the layout is superb and so much nicer than your previous home. Whatever draws you in, it’s probably safe to assume that it’s what encourages you to renew your lease at the end […]

Subletting in the Summer: A Guide for Renters and Homeowners

Summertime brings on a lot of change; sometimes, this means moving to a new home or renting yours out to someone else for the season for any number of reasons. Maybe you’re a student who wants to hold your rental over the season while you’re away. Or, maybe you’re a homeowner and you want a […]

5 Comfort-Inducing Products for Your Home

Whether you want to make a rental house your own or increase the appeal in order to entice a new tenant, the end of winter and the onset of springtime is the perfect opportunity to spruce up the place! We’ve included a short list of items you might be interested in to transform your coastal […]

Lessees and Lessors Can Benefit from Using a Long-Term Rental Agency

Matching the right tenant with the right home.

by Judy Royal The real estate industry in Southeastern North Carolina, especially New Hanover County, has been slowly heating up during the past few years and has become red-hot in recent months, with high buyer demand and low home inventory leaving many potential buyers empty-handed (see Part 1 and Part 2 of our recent report […]

Avoiding Rental Scams

If It's Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is

With all of the online tools available today, searching for the perfect rental home may seem pretty easy. Perhaps you have already been searching and think you have found the ideal rental that has everything you want at an unbelievable price. Before you decide to send a deposit read the rest of this article to make […]