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Monday, February 5, 2024

Don't Let Your Furnace Filters Look Like This!
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The Consequences of Neglecting Your Furnace Filter: A Costly OversightYour furnace works tirelessly to keep your home warm and cozy during the cold months, and while it may seem like a self-sufficient appliance, there's one critical component that often goes unnoticed—the furnace filter. Neglecting this small but essential part ...

Monday, January 8, 2024

Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Recap 2023: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities
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As we step into 2024, it's time to reflect on the dynamic landscape of the Northern Virginia real estate market in the past year. 2023 was a year marked by economic shifts, evolving buyer preferences, and external factors, the market experienced highs and lows that shaped the region's property landscape.In this recap, we will delv...

Friday, October 20, 2023

Elevate Your Property Leasing Experience with Richey Property Management's A La Carte Services
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When it comes to managing your rental property, ensuring a seamless leasing experience is paramount. Richey Property Management recognizes that landlords have unique needs, and our a la carte services cater to just that. These services are designed to simplify the leasing process, enhance property presentation, and maintain the integrity ...

Monday, September 25, 2023

Fall Maintenance Tips for Tenants
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As the leaves start to change and the air turns crisper, it's a clear sign that fall has arrived in Virginia. Along with the picturesque landscapes and pumpkin spice lattes, this season brings unique maintenance challenges for tenants in the Old Dominion state. To ensure your rental property remains in top condition and you enjoy...

Friday, September 22, 2023

The Benefits of a Service Contract for Your Rental Property
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Owning a rental property can be a lucrative investment, but it also comes with its fair share of responsibilities. From maintenance and repairs to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of your tenants, managing a rental property can be a time-consuming and sometimes stressful endeavor. However, one effective way to streamline property man...

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Understanding the Military Clause in a Lease Agreement: Implications for Landlords
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Lease agreements are legally binding contracts that establish the terms and conditions under which a tenant can occupy a rental property. These agreements often contain various clauses to address different situations that may arise during the tenancy. One such clause is the military clause, which holds specific importance for both landlor...

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Efficient Cooling to Beat the Heat and Save Costs
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As the sweltering summer heat descends upon us, the desire for a comfortable living space becomes paramount. However, keeping cool can often lead to a significant spike in electricity bills. As responsible tenants, it is essential to find a balance between comfort and cost-effectiveness. By adopting some efficient cooling practices, you c...

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Importance of a Good Credit Score for Tenants: Unlocking Opportunities and Peace of Mind
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In today's competitive rental market, securing a desirable living space can be challenging. Landlords often rely on various factors when choosing tenants, and one crucial aspect they consider is the tenant's credit score. A good credit score plays a pivotal role in a tenant's ability to secure accommodation, negotiate favorabl...

Friday, May 19, 2023

Safety Reduces Liability
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Our goal is always to keep our client's homes safe. Providing safety for tenants is a common sense approach to reducing liability for property owners, as well as complying with building codes and laws. It is important that both the interior and exterior of a property can provide a safe environment for a resident.A major key for reduci...

Friday, April 21, 2023

The Pros and Cons of Tenants Doing Maintenance
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Many times tenants offer to perform maintenance on properties. It may seem like a great idea, right? You save money and things get fixed with little hassle. Well, unfortunately, it’s not that easy and can lead to more problems.Landlords need to ask themselves why the tenant is offering to absorb the time and expense of the work. In ...

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