Property Management Blog

Monday, January 13, 2020

Make More Money and Have More Time! What Are Your Landlord Goals in 2020?
Have you set your landlord goals for 2020?  Do you want to make more money in 2020 or save more time as a landlord?  In this video we offer 5 tips to help you set the right goals for you- maybe it’s getting organized as a landlord or surrounding yourself with the right partners.  Either way, setting us some good landl...

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Blend 111 Wine Bar in Vienna, VA - A MUST Try
Looking for a new interesting place to dine in Vienna, VA?  Try Blend 111 on Church St.  If you haven't been here yet, we think it's a MUST if you enjoy unique cuisine.  Here you can enjoy a variety of dishes and great wines from France, Spain and South America.  The menu is unique and delicious!  Their br...

Friday, December 6, 2019

Normal Wear and Tear vs Damages (What’s The Difference?)
What is considered normal wear and tear in a rental property?  This is a common question we get.  Knowing the difference between normal wear and tear vs damages will help you when you do a security deposit refund.  Reasonable wear and tear are things like wall scuffs, minor nail holes, normal carpet wear.  There link t...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Does your tenant pay rent late month after month?
Does your tenant pay rent late month after month? (Know your options so you can stop stressing)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Landlord Tenant Lease Agreement Essentials - 5 KEY LEASE CLAUSES You must Include!
Landlord Tenant Lease Agreement Essentials - 5 KEY LEASE CLAUSES You must Include!

Friday, February 23, 2018

How to Secure Long Term Tenants: Northern Virginia Property Management
Keeping long term tenants in place can help you save money on your rental properties. Having someone stay for a long time gives you peace of mind that rent will come in, and you don’t have to incur turnover costs every year or two years. And, you also know that the longer they stay, the better they take care of the property. They...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Tips on How to Handle Security Deposits for Your Northern Virginia Property
How do you handle security deposits for your Northern Virginia property? This question comes up a lot. Landlords often need help with how to disburse money, manage the requirements, and meet the timelines. Collecting a Security Deposit Your security deposit is just that: security. You have the money to fix whatever needs to be fixed i...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

What is a 1031 Exchange? Northern Virginia Property Management
I get a lot of questions about 1031 exchanges. People ask what they are and how to make them work. I have sold real estate for 20 years, and I have always helped investors buy and sell rentals. I’ve done a lot of 1031 exchanges, and they can benefit you if the situation is right. What is a 1031 Exchange? The 1031 Exchange is als...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Preventative Maintenance: How You Can Save Money in Northern Virginia
One of the things that’s really stressful when managing rental property is dealing with repairs. As a landlord, you surely hate the phone calls from your tenant that the toilet isn’t working or the roof is leaking. It’s easy to cringe and wonder how much money you’ll have to spend. There are a few things you can...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Finding Good Tenants: Why It’s Worth Waiting – Northern Virginia Property Management
Finding good tenants is critical, and you need to think about the difference between getting a quick tenant and getting the right tenant. Screening Potential Tenants We do a very careful job of screening our potential tenants. We take this process seriously because it’s the most important part of leasing your home. The screening...

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