Top-Rated Residential Property Management in Arlington, VA

You’ve invested in or inherited a wonderful property in Arlington, and now you’re ready to take advantage of the opportunity to earn a passive income by renting it out. 

However, you simply don’t have the time or the required expertise to manage it on your own. You don’t want to have to worry about things like marketing the property, handling maintenance requests from tenants, and collecting rent every month. It’s time to enjoy your investment. It’s time to work with Nomadic Real Estate.

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Step 1

We’ll evaluate the value of your property and the surrounding area to determine a competitive monthly rental rate which maximizes your investment. Since Arlington doesn’t have rent control, we’ll take particular care to ensure that your monthly rental price is in line with current market conditions.

Step 2

We’ll prepare your property for listing on the rental market. We take care of it all: market-ready inspections, sourcing competitive turnover quotes for repairs and capital improvements, reviewing any existing warranties, insurance and service agreements, the utility structure, and more so that we can have everything lined up for a successful listing and move-in.

Step 3

We'll then professionally photograph the property and create stunning virtual tours, market it across multiple channels, and conduct tours for prospective tenants. We'll complete thorough background checks on potential tenants and even draft and execute the lease. While waiting to find the perfect tenant to live in your space, we will not charge you a fee while the home remains vacant.

Step 4

Once your new tenant has moved in, we’ll handle all ongoing property maintenance and take care of emergencies 24/7, fill work orders, conduct preventative maintenance, and more. Because Arlington laws require that you give at least 24 hours notice before you enter a property, we’ll also handle scheduling those maintenance appointments.

Work with a team of experienced full-service Arlington property management professionals to handle the hassles and red tape associated with renting out your home or apartment

Here at Nomadic Real Estate, we have a strong understanding of Arlington County rental laws as well as the requirements outlined in the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. We’re also well-versed in the regulations set forth in the federal Fair Housing Act. This means you can rest easy knowing that you’ll be up-to-code at all times. We have connections with countless home-related vendors and in the area, so we’ll ensure that only the most reliable professionals perform maintenance services on your property. If you’d prefer to use your own service providers, we can also accommodate to your needs.

What homeowners in Arlington are saying:

I’ve been trying to find a property management company I could trust for years and I finally stumbled across Nomadic. Jenna made sure that all the photos of my property were professional and that the floorplan looked great. Plus, she helped set up a virtual tour! Since then, I’ve had no worries about maintaining and managing the home I rent out. I can’t recommend these guys enough!

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Peggy Mueller

This is the 2019 update of what I've been writing time and again: Nomadic is excellent, professional and efficient! Managing my property since 2013, Nomadic dealt with all situations with utmost care and efficacy. Be it time to find a new tenant, to fix an appliance or to prepare the property for a move in, Nomadic scores the highest. I'm fortunate to have Nomadic taking care of property, my life's savings. I count on Nomadic and it gives me peace of mind.

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Eduardo Castro

Stop worrying about lease renewals, rent, and security deposit collections

We’ll walk tenants through the online platforms we use to handle finances, maintenance requests, and more. 

The rent credit will be transferred to your bank account on the third business day after the first of every month. In order to make filing your taxes as simple as possible, we also provide monthly and year-end statements. We have an in-house accounting staff that, should you request it, will be happy to help you prepare any other necessary financial and tax statements.

At Nomadic Real Estate, we provide the Arlington property management services you’ll need for every step of the rental process. Contact us today to get your complimentary rental analysis and begin the process of earning income from your Arlington property.

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Finally, All-inclusive Property Management Services in Arlington

As an experienced Arlington County property manager, we take care of everything from A-Z. In cases where a tenant refuses to pay, we can even take care of the eviction process and work for a smooth transition.

When it comes to maintaining your investment, we provide 24/7 emergency services and supply solutions to non-emergency issues promptly.

We also conduct inspections of your property and provide you all details of any necessary and/or preventative maintenance. Upon your approval, repairs begin. Our company has established relationships with local contractors in Northern Virginia, ensuring you get the best rates possible if and when repairs are required.

Interested in speaking with someone for any other questions you may have? Contact us here at Nomadic Real Estate, and we’ll provide you with any information you may need about our award-winning property management and leasing services.

Find Out Why Property Owners in Arlington Love Us

If this is your first time leasing your property or you’ve had a bad experience with other property managers, get in touch to schedule an initial consultation with us today. We’ll walk you through a personalized market analysis of your home and give you our professional recommendations of services needed. As always, our initial consults are always free, and in person. Reach out and get started today!

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Enhanced Reporting

Your portal includes a selection of extremely useful reports. Reports are available in the “Reports” section, and are distinct from the financial statements. Unlike financial statements which are static records, Reports are dynamic real-time records that will update with current data every time you view them. 

Scroll down to learn more about Reports:

Navigate to the "Reports" module in your portal:

  • Keep in mind, these reports are dynamic records. They will refresh to display current information every time you view them. 

Enhanced Rent Roll Report:

  • The Enhanced Rent Roll Report will show the rent amount, last payment date, move-in date, lease expiration date, and security deposit amount for each of your tenants. 
  • It will also show a portfolio summary with occupancy percentage, vacancy loss, and more!

Unit Comparison Report:

  • If you own multiple units (or buildings) with Nomadic, you’ll get access to the Unit Comparison Report. 
  • This report enables you to quickly compare financial performance between your units at a glance without toggling between individual reports. 

Income Statement Month-Over-Month:

  • The Income Statement Detail – Monthly Report serves as a month-over-month record of portfolio performance. You’ll see itemized income and expense categories and can track monthly. This report will update with fresh data every time you view it. 

Financial Statements

Financial statements will be published to your portal on a monthly basis. The statements are found in your Documents library, and provide a historical record of all financial performance. The statements serve as a snapshot of financial performance over a given period, and are static documents (unlike Reports, the statements do not update/change in real-time). 

Scroll down for more info about the Financial Statements in your Documents library:

The Documents area contains monthly financial statements:

  • The statements in the Documents are are static documents. They are posted to the portal once a month to serve as a historical record of financial performance. 

Download a statement to see month and YTD financials:

You'll also find a month-over-month operating statement:

Portal Communication Tool

You can use your owner portal to communicate with our team. Any messages you send through the portal will go straight to your Account Manager. When we reply, you’ll get an email notification and you’ll also see the message in your portal next time you log in. 

Here’s an overview of using the communication platform:

Click "Communications" and navigate to "Conversations":

  • The communications module will contain a record of all messages that you create through the portal. 

Click the "New Message" button and send your message:

Responses will show up in the conversation ticket:

  • You’ll get an email notification whenever you get a response, and you’ll also see the message in your portal next time you log in. 

You can reply in-line using the comment box:

Each conversation will be logged in its entirety:

Understanding the Ledger

Your portal includes a ledger with all transactions. The ledger is populated with data in real-time as transactions flow through our accounting software. Much of this information is also available in the Reports area, as well as the Statements in your Documents library, but the ledger is the most comprehensive resource for diving into the details. 

Please scroll through the sections below to get a better understanding of how to interpret the ledger. 

By default, transactions are sorted chronologically:

  • The date reflected in the lefthand column is the actual transaction date, not the “bill date”. This is the date the transaction was actually processed. 

If you have multiple properties with Nomadic, you'll see the address for each transaction in the "Location" column:

  • You can filter the ledger to look at just one property, all properties, or specific sets of properties. 
  • If you only have one property with us, you’ll just see the ledger for that property. 

The Description column displays the transaction type:

  • BILL: this is an expense transaction, such as for repair costs or management fees.
  • CHARGE: this is a transaction  billed to the tenant, most typically a rent payment. 
  • NACHA EXPORT: this is a credit we processed to your distribution account. This type of transaction is how you get paid! 

The Amount column shows the dollar value of each transaction:

  • Positive Amounts: if an amount is positive, it reflects a transaction that is payable to you. Typically, this will be a rent payment that we collected from your tenants. On occasion, a positive number could also signify a journal entry or credit adjustment. 
  • Negative Amounts:  if an amount is negative, this is a transaction that is either payable to Nomadic or is an amount that has already been paid to you. Typically this will be for repair costs or management/leasing fees. Owner draws (net distributions into your checking/savings account) also reflect as negative amounts, since they have already been paid to you. 

The Account Balance column shows a sum of positive/negative transactions at a given point in time:

  • Account Balance should always equal zero after a net distribution has been processed. When the balance is zero, this means that all expenses have been paid and you’ve received the remainder as net operating income, leaving a balance of zero (meaning: no one is due any money, as all funds have been distributed appropriately). 

Navigating the Propertyware Owner Portal

Your portal includes some extremely useful features that help you understand your property’s financial performance at a new level, with real-time transparency into every transaction.

Scroll through the snapshots below for an overview of portal navigation! If you need more help or have specific questions about using the portal, you can reach out to your Account Manager any time for a screen share. 

You can filter all info by date range or property:

View a snapshot of income and expenses on your dashboard:

See every transaction in real-time on your ledger:

Statements and forms will be posted to your documents library:

View a suite of real-time financial reports:

See a running list of all bills, and drill down for more detail:

Under Bill Details, you'll find dates/descriptions/amounts and more:

You can also communicate with your Account Manager through the portal:

How do net distributions work?

Net distributions keep your accounting clean and simple. Each month we’ll collect rent from the tenants, deduct any repair expenses for the previous month and any management/leasing fees for the current month, and credit the remaining net operating income to your account. 

You’ll receive a statement via email each time a net distribution is processed, and can view all transaction details in your Propertyware owner portal.