Purchasing a house is one of the biggest financial decisions a person can make. Deciding to rent that house out is one of the biggest legal and business decisions a person will make.
You’ve finally put your rental on the market, and a prospective tenant has the cash needed to cover rent, security deposits and a pet deposit for their cat. They have a full time job, and a checking and savings account. But wait. There’s the matter of their credit. It’s OK now, but they had …
You were savvy enough to purchase homeowner’s insurance right after closing on your rental property and landing new tenants. That was just step one, however. It is smart to make updating your homeowner’s insurance an annual practice as part of your property management, in Washington D.C.
When people hear the term quick property face-lifts they often think of cheap fixes, full of gimmicks, that are going to end up costing more than just money in the end. For the long term, as a landlord will need to address major repairs and maintenance on your rental property. Your DC property manager …
As a landlord you have the right to seek potential tenants with good credit and references. And if you want to rent your property to friends or colleagues, you certainly have the right to do so. But when it comes to advertising, showing properties, and dealing with tenants, it’s important to keep fair housing laws in mind.
Most new landlords only envisioned their property being managed by themselves. (They also only envisioned small appliance breaks and on-time monthly rents in perpetuity, but that’s a reality check for another day). In fact, for most first-time landlords, they have never heard of a property manager.
Unlike changing colors or metal accents in your home to give a quick facelift, landscaping, especially for a rental, requires planning. Landlords need to think long-term, when it comes to landscaping. Further, they need to consider the lease agreements to lawn maintenance.
Where Does the Water Come From? Before we begin talking about how to save on your water bill when you rent, we should talk about where our water originates.
The owners started this company to ensure customers are put first, in our case Owners and Tenants, and to trust if we continue to follow through on what we promise, provide effective solutions, and roll-up our sleeves every day, only then will we earn our position as the premier property management company of greater Washington, DC.