Why Landlords Should Perform Tenant Criminal Background Checks

Why Landlords Should Perform Tenant Criminal Background Checks
Do you find it challenging to find good tenants in the Washington DC area?You're not alone. This is one of the biggest issues most rental property owners run into. After all, it can be difficult to judge potential tenants before having them sign a lease. So, what can you do t...

3 Tips for a Smooth Tenant Lease Renewal

3 Tips for a Smooth Tenant Lease Renewal
52.5% of people are renewing leases more than ever before. With that being said to ensure you continue to secure lease renewal contracts with your tenants, those are some things you can do to increase the chances of property retention.You can do several things ahead of time, espe...

5 Things to Know About Rental Valuation

5 Things to Know About Rental Valuation
There are more than 2,600 new renters every day. How do you make the most of your real estate if you're also eager to rent out your property?Understanding rental valuation will help you learn the answer to this question. This tool lets you know if you're renting out ...

5 Myths About Landlords That You Probably Never Knew

5 Myths About Landlords That You Probably Never Knew
Are you aware that there are around 11 million landlords working in America?Being a landlord can be a rewarding job, but there are tons of misconceptions about this work. If you're considering becoming a landlord or you'd like to understand the industry better, then it...

Real Estate Investing: What Is a 1031 Exchange?

Real Estate Investing: What Is a 1031 Exchange?
Real estate investing in Washington DC is surging thanks to the average $650K home price. So if you're following up on real estate investing tips, you might try to acquire additional real estate assets for your portfolio. But what about the capital gains taxes that come due?Y...

What Is Lease Enforcement?

What Is Lease Enforcement?
Having tenants pay rent on time can be challenging if you're a landlord. Bad debt habits and shifting tenant behavior can make collecting rental payments or other charges difficult. But, that doesn't mean you have to stand for lousy tenant behavior. As a landlord, you mu...

3 Rental Property Maintenance Tips to Follow

3 Rental Property Maintenance Tips to Follow
Can you believe that the rent in Washington, DC is the third highest in the entire country?If you own one or more properties, you know how important it is to not only attract tenants but also keep them for as long as possible. After all, the longer you have empty places, the more...

The Importance of Rental Property Inspections in Washington, D.C.

The Importance of Rental Property Inspections in Washington, D.C.
Did you know that rental property maintenance will cost about 1% of the property value per year? Setting aside money to cover repairs and damages is important for landlords.However, there are some cases where you can charge tenants for damages that they cause. To do this successf...

How to Become a Section 8 Landlord in Washington, DC

How to Become a Section 8 Landlord in Washington, DC
More than 3,400 District of Columbia landlords participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program or Section 8, which helps qualified households cover rent.Because the wait lists tend to be long, the pool of potential tenants is large. That, plus the guaranteed payment through the...
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