Rental Valuation: How Much Rent Can You Get?

Rental Valuation: How Much Rent Can You Get?
Rental prices across the country are on the rise. Inflation and housing demand are two primary factors driving up rent.In Washington D.C., rental prices for studio and one-bedroom apartments are up 23% and 15% respectively. A two-bedroom apartment costs you more than $3,200 on av...

How to Make Rent Collection in Washington, DC, Easy

How to Make Rent Collection in Washington, DC, Easy
Is rent collection the bane of your existence as a landlord or investment property owner?You might travel across town once a month to pick up the payment, and, more often than not, your tenants don't seem to be home. Maybe you have a tenant who fails to pay rent on time every...

Pet or Pest?: Should You Accept Pets in a Rental Property?

Pet or Pest?: Should You Accept Pets in a Rental Property?
It shouldn't come as a surprise to you that pets are valued family members. Our pets are our loyal companions, and some might argue that pets are more loyal than other humans. They make us feel loved and prevent us from being lonely.Landlords might consider allowing pets on t...

3 Tips for Successful Portfolio Property Management

3 Tips for Successful Portfolio Property Management
Property management can be a highly lucrative industry, at least if you know what you're doing.Without the proper preparation and direction, being a property manager in Washington, DC can quickly become an expensive burden.Proper portfolio management can preven...

Rental Property Accounting: 3 Tips for Organizing Your Finances

Rental Property Accounting: 3 Tips for Organizing Your Finances
There are over 10 million individual investor landlords in the United States.If you’re one of the millions of Americans that own rental property, you’ve likely invested a lot of time and effort into it. An essential part of managing your rental property is good accoun...

How to Choose the Best Property Management Company in Washington DC

How to Choose the Best Property Management Company in Washington DC
Washington DC saw a population growth rate of 14.6% over the last ten years, which is the seventh highest in the country. With a surplus of renters and a hot real estate market, it’s an ideal location for real estate investment.If you decided to take the plunge into DC real...

A Quick Guide to Real Estate Investing in Washington DC

A Quick Guide to Real Estate Investing in Washington DC
Since the pandemic began, the real estate market has been booming, and Washington DC is no exception. At one point in 2021, the city's median home selling price was $500,000. So, what does this mean for real estate investing around Washington DC in 2022? This is a quick ...

How to Carry Out a Tenant Background Check: A Quick Guide

How to Carry Out a Tenant Background Check: A Quick Guide
If you’re just starting out as a landlord, you might find yourself concerned about getting good people into your properties, especially since vacancy rates in D.C. are higher than the national average. Late rent payments, property damage, and a list of excuses are just a fe...

Essential Tips for Accidental Landlords

Essential Tips for Accidental Landlords
Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. At any point, we could lose a loved one, get in an accident, or win the lottery. But what happens if you become an accidental landlord in Washington DC?It could be because a loved one passed and left it to you. Or maybe you tried to se...
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