5,320Units Under Management
Less Than 1% Eviction Rate
Avg. Time Rental Is on Market 23 Days

9 Signs You Might Need a Property Manager

Being a landlord is no easy task. While it definitely has its benefits, sometimes the negatives outweigh the positives. Managing the day-to-day rental properties can be a demanding, time-consuming job that can take over your life. If managing your investment has started to feel like a burden, you may already be looking for a solution. […]

10 Tips For Selecting the Best Property Manager

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Owning rental property is a worthwhile opportunity for savvy investors, but it does come with the added responsibility of being a landlord. For some, this is a welcome challenge; however, managing tenants is not for everyone. If the latter describes you, hiring a property manager may be the perfect solution. That said, an experienced manager […]

The Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Rental Property with Cash

How to purchase rental properties largely depends on an investor’s individual financial situation and is often a matter of personal preference. Some investors prefer to finance and leverage money to be used elsewhere, including financing additional properties, and some prefer cash transactions. If you have a stockpile of funds to purchase in cash, there are many benefits […]

What Are the Responsibilities of a Property Management Company?

New or novice rental property owners may find that being a landlord entails more than they bargained for. That said, enlisting the help of one of Gaithersburg’s top property management companies is the next logical step. However, you may be unfamiliar with the responsibilities of a property manager and just how much they can benefit property […]

Should You Allow a Cosigner For Your Tenant?

Occasionally, landlords will come across applicants that seem great on paper but do not quite meet the income or credit requirements. When this occurs, landlords have two options, deny them and lose a potentially good tenant or allow the applicant to have a cosigner. That said, not every rental owner is familiar with the practice […]

How To Handle a Tenant Who Skipped Out On a Lease

Ideally, when a tenant decides to move on, they provide the landlord with ample notice per the terms of their lease. However, owning and managing a rental property is not always so simple. Occasionally a tenant may break the lease or abandon the property with no evidence of an intent to return. So, while it […]

How to Handle After-Hours Calls from Your Tenant

  Being a landlord is not a 9 to 5, Monday through Friday job. That said, being a rental owner comes with both pros and cons. Plus, there are times when working in a non-traditional industry such as real estate can wreak havoc on your schedule. For example, one of the common disruptions for landlords […]

6 Tips to Successfully Showing a Rental Property

  Facilitating property tours for prospective tenants is an essential part of being a landlord. In fact, this step in the process is just as crucial as marketing to and screening potential renters. Most landlords realize that showing their property in the best possible light is crucial. Sometimes a deep clean, staging furniture, or boosting […]

The Pros and Cons: One-Month Free vs Lowering the Rent

When it comes to marketing, many things can draw attention to your property. Of course, online ads are essential for your rental property, but even the best rentals sometimes need a little something extra to get tenants to commit to a lease. That said, moving is expensive, and therefore offering free money is always a […]

When Can My Washington, D.C. Landlord Make Deductions From my Security Deposit?

It is not uncommon for renters to have some security deposit deductions they were not ready for. In fact, a Rent.com survey explains that one out of four renters had funds withheld when they anticipated a full refund of their deposit. Thus, leaving renters wondering – how did this happen? Is it legal for the […]