Apex, NC

The best way to maximize your profits and protect your investment is with professional property management services from a trusted, local company. Block & Associates Realty has over 25 years of experience in the Apex area, as well as a dedicated team of experts to handle every aspect of managing your property effectively and efficiently.

Call (919) 459-6300 to speak with us today or contact us online to learn more about our expert property management services in the Apex area!

Our Property Management Services

Block & Associates is committed to providing the highest quality of service to each of our customers while meeting the unique needs of both the landlords and tenants. Our property management experts will handle all the day to day tasks associated with your rental property, with a vast array of services that include:

Rental Agreements and Compliance

Our standard lease agreement directs the tenant to remain in compliance with the rules and regulations set forth by your HOA in order to reduce or eliminate fines or penalties. We handle all communications between the tenant and landlord and work directly with your HOA to ensure your property is in line with the neighborhood standards. Upon termination of the lease, our agent will perform a comprehensive walkthrough with the tenant to assess any damages and notify the tenant in writing of any necessary deductions while refunding the remaining balance owing on the security deposit.

Rent Receipt

Monthly rents are collected and the net amount is forwarded to the landlord in a timely manner via the postal service or electronic transfer. Every effort is made to minimize late payments or special requests from tenants, and in the event that an eviction is warranted, we have negotiated a secure, competitive rate with a trusted local real estate attorney who only represents landlords.

Accounts Management

Detailed accounts help you to prepare for tax season and to plan your annual budget. Monthly statements are issued to all owners showing any deductions made for paid invoices along with copies for your records. Certain expenses may be paid by Block & Associates on behalf of the owner, such as warranty renewals or repairs, at no extra cost. Tenants are invoiced monthly for any outstanding charges that may be owing, including late rents, fees, or other items.

Maintenance Requests

All requests for maintenance are handled in a timely manner, and we are available around the clock to mitigate damages and facilitate emergency repairs when needed. Prior to dispatching repair personnel, we will attempt to troubleshoot the issue with the tenant to find a viable solution or draw upon our network of preferred vendors with whom we have negotiated a competitive rate. We make no profit from any vendor charges and handle all communications to ensure positive outcomes.

Associated Costs

Our rates are highly competitive and are based on a percentage of the monthly rents, with a minimum fee of $80 per month. Additional costs may include:

  • Vacant Management – Vacant property management fees are a flat rate of $80 per month and include a monthly inspection. Utilities are transferred by us into our name, and utilities and any maintenance costs are paid for from your maintenance fund.
  • Lease Renewal – Renewals are handled by the rental agent and are a flat rate of $150, which includes an interim inspection.

Why Choose Block & Associates Realty?

As the premier provider of property management services in the Apex area, Block & Associates has worked hard to earn and maintain our stellar reputation for exceptional service, quality, and value.

Contact us online to get started or call (919) 459-6300 to learn more!

Community Info

Located in southwestern Wake County, Apex combines a relaxing small-town atmosphere with convenience to big-city amenities. It is positioned for future growth and the town planners are working to ensure that the small-town character remains while allowing for many new residents to join our community.

In 2007, Apex was named the 14th Best Place to Live in the USA by Money Magazine. In 1994 Apex was named the state’s #1 Small Town in economic vitality by Business North Carolina magazine.

A major streetscape renovation project has restored Apex’s downtown and recaptured its historic flavor. The revitalized downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places as one of the best examples of an intact turn-of-the-century railroad town.

We invite you to join the hundreds of newcomers discovering our delightful small town ideally located in southwestern Wake County. Even though new residents relocate to Apex daily, we have maintained the small town character which is so unique in the rapidly-growing Research Triangle Area.

History

The Apex downtown reflects the town’s rich historical beginning. Apex was first settled around 1867 and was incorporated in 1873. The name “Apex” was adopted because the community was the highest point on the Chatham Railroad between Richmond, Virginia and Jacksonville, Florida.

apex1The Apex railroad station was first chartered in 1854 “for the purpose of affecting a communication between the North Carolina Railroad Company (at Raleigh) and the coal fields of Chatham County.” Because of the war and problems with Reconstruction, the first locomotive did not pass through Apex until 1869. Since the Apex station was located in the heart of a vast pine forest, it became a shipping point for forest products such as tar, turpentine and lumber.
A community soon developed around the station. Stores and warehouses were built and many of the large forests in the area were converted to farmlands. Before long, Apex became an active trading and shopping center. When the disease known as the Granville Wilt ran many tobacco farmers out of Person and Granville counties at the turn of the century, these farmers found land around Apex to be equally suitable for tobacco production and settled here. The first Wake County tobacco auction market was established in Apex in 1905.

apex2The Apex town motto, “Peak of Good Living” is appropriate for a number of historical reasons. Not only was the town named for being the highest point on the Chatham Railroad, but in places along the main street of Apex, water which falls on one side of the street flows to the Neuse River, and on the other side flows to the Cape Fear River.

Attractions and Activities

Historic Downtown Apexapex3

Salem Street North of Hwy 55

New Hope Valley Railwayapex4
5121 Daisy St
New Hill, NC 27562
(919) 362-5416

Parks and Recreation

Apex Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources sponsor a variety of special events each year.
• Easter Egg Hunt
• Old Fashioned 4th of July
• Turkey Trot 5k Run
• PeakFest

For details on upcoming events please visit: Upcoming Events.
Please visit Apex Parks for a complete list of community parks.

Town Government and Chamber of Commerce Guide

Town of Apex Government
Chamber of Commerce
Police Department
Fire Department

 

Utilities

Contact information for the utilities for your new home.

Wake County Schools

Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year was 161,900 students. With a total of 191 schools, Wake County is the largest school system in the state and the 14th largest in the nation. The student population has almost tripled since 1980. For more information, visit Wake County Public Schools.

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