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Category Archives: Tips for New Landlords

Ultimate Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist

Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist and Rental Maintenance Guide

Warmer weather brings new life and an excellent opportunity for a Spring refresh of your rental property. After all, periodic deep cleaning and preventative maintenance help to keep rental properties in tip-top shape. That said, it is easy to get lost in the many tasks and forget key areas. So, to help you tackle your […]

Top Rental Property Marketing Tips to Fill Vacancies Fast

Top Rental Property Marketing Tips to Fill Vacancies Fast

Few words can conjure anxiety in landlords faster than “vacancy.” Especially as many landlords struggle to recover from the pandemic, every rental dollar counts, and vacancy is a costly endeavor.  So, properly preparing for tenants to inevitably vacate and maximizing the tools at your disposal are the keys to success. Continue reading below as we […]

What is the DC Housing Choice Voucher Program?

Landlord's Guide to Housing Vouchers in the DC Metro Area

More and more landlords have come to hear and know the terms Section 8 or the Housing Choice Voucher Program in recent years. In Washington DC, investors know that there are many benefits to actively participating in this program. As part of the 1974 Housing and Community Development Act, this program expands the availability of […]

What is a Property Management Agreement and Why it is Important

What is a Property Management Agreement and Why it is Important

When it comes to the rental industry, a few key documents can be the difference between success or failure. One of those is the property management agreement. Surprisingly, many landlords and property owners are unfamiliar with what this contract entails. So, join us below as we answer the key questions: what is a property management […]

Spring 2021 Home Improvement Trends for Rental Properties

Spring 2021 Home Improvement Trends for Rental Properties

Spring is in the air; the weather is finally coming around, and it is time to think about home projects. In the competitive rental market, anything landlords can do to set their place apart is good. So, out with the old and in with the new! Whether you are looking to do a complete overhaul […]

How to Avoid Rental Scams & Protect Yourself From Fraud

Common Tenant Scams and How to Protect Yourself from Fraud

For as long as the rental industry has been around, scammers have been looking to take advantage of both landlords and tenants. Whether you are searching for or listing an apartment to rent, understanding the potential for scams will help keep you protected. So, join us below as we discuss common tenant scams, what to […]

Spring Landscaping to Boost Rental Property Curb Appeal

Rental Landscaping Tips To Boost Curb Appeal for Spring

When it comes to rental properties, curb appeal is the first chance to make a great impression on future tenants. A fresh, colorful, and well-maintained exterior makes a unit instantly more desirable. Therefore, as Spring unfolds before us, it is the perfect time to evaluate your property’s landscaping. So, join us as we reveal our […]

What is Subletting? What Every Landlord Needs to Know

What is a Subletting Policy and Why Every Landlord Needs One

Finding the right tenant for your rental property could prove to be a tedious process. After going to all of that effort, what happens when the tenant skips town, leaving your apartment sublet to someone else? What could easily become a landlord’s worst nightmare is also an avoidable situation. Join us below as we explain […]

A Landlord’s Guide: Virginia Eviction Process

A Landlord's Guide to the Eviction Process in Virginia

When it comes to the eviction process, following the letter of the law is essential for landlords. Especially during these trying times recovering from the pandemic, every landlord must understand the process and restrictions involved in removing a tenant. Continue reading below as we break down the eviction process in Virginia, how it differs from […]

10 Strategies For Landlords to Increase Tenant Retention Rates

10 Strategies Every Landlord Can Use to Increase Tenant Retention Rates

Any landlord or property owner knows that one of the most expensive parts of a rental business is tenant turnover. Therefore, finding ways to increase tenant retention is one of the most important things a landlord can do. That said, while finding a great tenant takes work, keeping them around requires just as much, if […]