Property Management: Eight Percent (8%) per Month ($80 minimum)
Each year, hundreds of property owners in the Triangle area rent their homes and townhomes. It can be a confusing and time-consuming experience…full of legal pitfalls. The role of Block & Associates Property Management is:
- to carry out the responsibilities of the rental agreement.
- to protect the investment of the Landlord.
- to help the tenant have an enjoyable stay at the rental property.
Our computerized property accounting and information system allows us to track daily tasks, evaluate property performance, and provide an accounting of all property finances. Our Property Management division comprises nine full-time professionals.
If you are interested in having Block & Associates market your property for rent, please see our Landlords page.
Form 1: Property Management Agreement
Form 2: ACH Authorization Form
Attachment A: Property Management Checklist
Attachment B: Sample Vacant Home Management Agreement
Meet the Team
Office: 919-459-6312Fax: 919-459-6301LNance@BlockRealty.com
Lori is a native of Raleigh and joins us with more than 20 years of experience in Property Management. She is a graduate of NC State University with a BA degree in Speech Communication. She is characterized as having strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Always working towards excellence, her diverse skills include Accounting, New construction estimates as well as Budgeting. Feel free to contact Lori for advice and guidance throughout your property management experience. Her experience is a valuable contribution to the Block Management Team!
Lori is primarily responsible for administering rent collections, handling legal action and enforcing the terms of your Rental Contract. Managing investment real estate requires attention to detail, problem solving, good communication skills, and follow up on every action. Our whole Team stays focused on this and the fact that you have entrusted us with a very valuable asset. If there are ever any problems, let us know.
Kemp HuntProperty CoordinatorOffice: 919-459-6341Fax: 919-459-6301KHunt@BlockRealty.com
Kemp is a Raleigh native who graduated from Broughton High School. He then graduated from Hampden-Sydney College and began his property management career. Kemp has experience in multi-family and section 8 housing. His experience in many facets of property management allows him to provide exceptional customer service to both owners and tenants.
Kemp’s primary responsibilities include scheduling vendors to repair maintenance issues and performing interim and move-out inspections for properties managed by Block. Kemp has many years of experience in all phases of property management and is an excellent problem solver. Please know that we will always try to trouble shoot any maintenance issue over the phone with your tenant before we call for service that will be an expense for you. We know that your cash flow is important and we are always cautious with expenses.
Courtney PotisekProperty CoordinatorOffice: 919-459-6310Fax: 919-459-6301CPotisek@BlockRealty.com
A native of Apex, Courtney joined the Block Team in May, 2012. A graduate from Peace College, Courtney started her real estate career in Marketing with a Commercial Real Estate Company. Her previous work-experiences have given her the ability to provide quality customer service in many different situations. Her positive and energetic attitude has proven to be a great asset to the Property Management Department.
Courtney is our property management intake coordinator. Courtney contacts all new Landlords when their properties first come to our department. Her job is to review Property Management policy & procedures and answer any questions about how and why we do things. Courtney is also responsible for managing quality control in regards to all work-orders and their completion. She can also assist if you have trouble logging onto our owners’ portal.
Christine RobertsProperty CoordinatorOffice: 919-459-6318Fax: 919-459-6301CRoberts@BlockRealty.com
Christine is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and has made the Triangle her home since 1998. Christine has been part of our team since 2012. She has over 18 years of multi-family Property Management experience. She has experienced and enjoys all aspects of Property Management; she provides the highest level of expertise to all owners as well as tenants. She looks forward to building relationships and serving you.
Christine Roberts is your “go-to” manager when your home is vacant. Specifically, she oversees all move-out inspections, arranges for any needed maintenance between tenancies, and is your point of contact for all of your irrigation needs. She also handles all security deposit itemizations. While we are careful regarding chargeable tenant expenses, NC State law strictly defines the charges for which a tenant can be held responsible. We have to follow those rules.
Scott FerrillInspector/Maintenance TechnicianOffice: 919-459-6340Fax: 919-459-6301SFerrill@BlockRealty.com
Born and raised in upstate New York, Scott has lived in the triangle for the past 15 years. His previous experiences have taken him around the world and has allowed him to gain a well rounded skill set, all while providing top notch customer service. Having worked in specialty construction and the home improvement industry, Scott has the skills and resources, to meet the property management team’s needs. As an investment property owner himself, he understands the complexities of balancing the owner’s thresholds and the tenant’s requests.
Scott’s primary responsibility is performing move-in and move-out inspections for properties managed by Block. In addition to performing inspections, Scott also assists our in-house maintenance team complete property maintenance requests.
Gina EckertProperty CoordinatorOffice: 919-459-6337Fax: 919-459-6301Geckert@BlockRealty.com
Gina is a native of Willow Springs and brings with her 17 years of experience in the Multi-family property management. She is characterized as having strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Her diverse skills include new construction ,budgeting, training and tenant relation. She is excited to be a part of the Block Management team.
Gina Eckert is our new home warranty representative. If you have a new home, Gina acts as a liaison between your builder and tenants. She’s also your main contact for items of concern involving your Homeowner’s Association. Gina strongly encourages you to provide your Homeowner’s Association with your preferred mailing address. Our experience is that an HOA’s ability to contact the appropriate parties prevents unnecessary fines regarding violations and/or delinquencies.
Cindy GalbraithProperty CoordinatorOffice: 919-459-6336Fax: 919-459-6301CGalbraith@BlockRealty.com
In 2004, Cindy relocated to the Triangle area from Travers City, Michigan. Working for some of the best multifamily firms in the Triangle area has given her excellent people and problem solving skills. She brings 9+ years of experience in Property Management to the Block Team, and will offer an exceptional level of expertise to both owners and tenants.
Cindy’s responsibilities include performing interim inspections and arranging for any needed maintenance for managed properties. Should you ever need to update your properties preferred vendor contacts, Cindy can do that for you. Please be aware that not only do Kemp & Cindy try to minimize your expenses, but unlike most PM firms in our market, we never mark up a vendor’s invoice. You are billed only the exact cost.