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Unfurnished vs. Furnished Apartments - Which is Best for Your Rental?

Unfurnished vs. Furnished Apartments – Which is Best for Your Rental?

Fully furnished vacation and short-term rentals are all the rage, but what about long-term rentals? Should owners furnish those too to attract quality tenants? Deciding between unfurnished vs. furnished means weighing all of the pros and cons based on the demands of the local market. So, join us below as we examine what tenants expect […]
Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Rentals - The Landlord or Tenant?

Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Rentals – The Landlord or Tenant?

Whether you are a tenant or landlord, dealing with pest control in rentals is essential to maintaining a safe and habitable environment. The problem with...
Getting Your Rental Property Ready

Rent Ready Checklist

A new lease means getting your property rent ready – fresh and clean with appliances, plumbing fixtures, windows and doors working properly for new tenants...
How Much Rent Can You Get - Setting the Right Price

Setting The Right Price

One of the first questions I’m asked by homeowners who are considering renting their property is ‘how much will my property rent for?’ While there’s...

Screening Tenants

Any good property manager will tell you that tenant screening is one of the most critical aspects of the leasing process. Properly digging into and...

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Spring Tips for Renters

Spring Tips for Renters

Set yourself up to enjoy the warm weather in your rental home with these Spring maintenance tips. Check the Air Conditioning Test the air conditioner...

Jumpstart Your Spring Landscaping

It’s finally springtime in the Washington DC metro area! Although old man winter packed his bags a little later than usual, that doesn’t mean you’ve...

Property Safety Tips for Halloween

It’s time for decorating, dressing up and trick-or-treating. Here are some tried-and-true tips to ensure a safe and Happy Halloween. Fire Safety: Jack-o-lanterns and luminaries...

Get Ready for Fall

The kids are back at school, the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air and sweater weather is just around the corner.  Follow these...

Preferred Contractors

Leaky faucet? Finicky light switch? It’s 100 degrees outside and your AC doesn’t work? Having the right contractor to do the job and not break...

Easy Online Account Access

Who doesn’t love summertime? It’s the perfect season to kick back and relax. Whether you’re hanging out at home, vacationing at the beach, or flying...

Anytime, Anywhere Rental Application

Looking for a place to rent in Northern Virginia (from Arlington and Burke to Chantilly, Woodbridge and Vienna) or NW Washington, DC? Our online rental...
Should You Allow Pets In Your Rental Property

Should You Allow Pets?

Whether or not to allow your tenants to have pets is a matter of assessing the risks to determine what’s best for you. Most owners...