Apartment for rent sign in the front yard of a residential building, illustrating the occasional need for landlord rental concessions.

A Landlord’s Guide to Granting Rental Concessions

By Devin Henry | April 7, 2021

Finding tenants to move into a property isn’t always easy, as there could be lulls depending on location, the time of year, or the rental price. Some landlords will provide incentives to possible […]

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8 Fun Activities to Do With Kids in Washington, D.C.

By Devin Henry | March 26, 2021

Are you visiting Washington, D.C. for the first time or planning to make it your permanent home? Do you have kids? Any parent knows how important it is to keep their kids occupied […]

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5 Tips for Winning the Absentee Landlord Game

By Devin Henry | March 23, 2021

Owning residential real estate places a particular set of responsibilities onto a property owner, from determining the right rent price to managing multifamily homes. The fact that absentee landlords don’t live on their […]

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What to Know if You’re Moving to D.C.

By Devin Henry | March 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. is at the heart of the nation’s political scene. It’s also a diverse, urban area that manages to combine the feel of a small town with the arts, culture, and activity […]

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The U.S. Capitol Building, one of the most famous landmarks in Washington, D.C.

Visiting Washington, D.C.? Here Are Some of the Many Must-See Landmarks

By Devin Henry | March 9, 2021

Washington, D.C., is not only our nation’s capital, it’s also a place that has made a lot of history over the years.  Residents and visitors alike can’t travel more than a few minutes […]

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Your Guide to Rental Property Deductions

By Devin Henry | March 2, 2021

Maintaining a rental property requires you to coordinate many different responsibilities, from maintenance and tenant management to paying property taxes. It also requires accurate record-keeping so that you can properly report all income […]

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The 8 Best Happy Hours in Bethesda, MD

By Devin Henry | February 24, 2021

There’s nothing like a festive happy hour to brighten your mood after a long day. It’s nice to unwind after a day at the office with a few drinks and maybe a bite […]

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Landlord Thermostat

By Devin Henry | February 16, 2021

Upgraded technology, like a landlord thermostat, can help a landlord efficiently manage their rental properties. A landlord thermostat may assist in creating a more environmentally friendly unit that can keep up with rising […]

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A Landlord’s Guide to Buying the Best Appliances for Rental Property

By Devin Henry | February 12, 2021

It is not unusual for property owners to install new appliances or update their current ones from time-to-time. Adding new appliances for rental property, such as a dishwasher or washer and dryer, can […]

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5 Best Great Falls Hiking Spots

By Devin Henry | October 7, 2020

Fall is here, and the crisp temperatures and mild afternoons make this the perfect time to get outside and go hiking in Great Falls, Virginia. A trek on one of the area’s many […]

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What is Rental Property Depreciation?

What Is Rental Property Depreciation?

By Devin Henry | September 1, 2020

Rental property depreciation is critical in helping a property owner maintain profitability from a depreciating house. Learn more about that here.

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Caring For Hardwood Floors in a Rental Property

Caring For Hardwood Floors in a Rental Property

By Devin Henry | August 31, 2020

With the right planning and maintenance, you can protect your rental property’s hardwood floors from damage. Learn more about maintaining your hardwood floors.

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Smart Investment: Residential Real Estate vs Stocks

Smart Investing: Residential Real Estate vs Stocks

By Devin Henry | July 26, 2020

Two of the highly popular investment options are residential real estate and stocks. Choose which one works better for your unique needs and goals.

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6 Ways to Find Investment Properties

6 Easy Ways to Find and Choose Investment Properties

By Devin Henry | July 21, 2020

Whether you’re looking for your first rental property or fifth, you’re always looking for a good deal. Here are six ways to find good investment properties.

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Maintaining Good Air Quality in a Rental Property

Maintaining Good Air Quality in a Rental Property

By Devin Henry | July 10, 2020

There are many reasons why a tenant ranks air quality as essential in a rental property, from health issues to common allergies. Here are a few ways to maintain good air quality.

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How The Housing Choice Voucher Program Works In Washington, DC

How the Housing Choice Voucher Program Works in Washington, DC

By Devin Henry | June 30, 2020

How does the Housing Choice Voucher Program work in Washington D.C.? Learn more about the laws in place and how it can effect your property management.

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Tenant Screening Laws in Washington, DC

Tenant Screening Laws in Washington, D.C.

By Devin Henry | June 29, 2020

To screen tenants, DC landlords must follow a series of tenant screening laws that help protect tenants’ privacy and their right to rent a quality home.

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DC Eviction Laws: What Do You Need to Know?

7 Important D.C. Eviction Laws

By Devin Henry | June 16, 2020

Both tenants and landlords need to be familiar with eviction laws in Washington, DC. Here’s what you need to know.

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Security Deposit Laws in Washington, DC

6 Security Deposit Laws in Washington, D.C.

By Devin Henry | June 10, 2020

In order to ensure fairness to both tenants and landlords, Washington, DC has several specific laws that govern security deposits, how they work, and their eventual return.

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Fair Housing Laws In Washington, D.C. Are The Strongest In The Nation

Why the Fair Housing Laws in Washington, D.C. Are the Strongest in the Nation

By Devin Henry | June 4, 2020

Washington, D.C. residents enjoy some of the strongest tenant protections in the country. Learn more about the fair housing laws in Washington D.C.

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Writing A Friendly Rent Increase Letter

6 Things to Know Writing a Friendly Rent Increase Letter

By Devin Henry | May 29, 2020

One of the most difficult tasks for a landlord is notifying them that their rent is going to increase. Here is how to write a friendly rent increase letter.

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What Landlords Need to Know About Renting to College Students

6 Things Landlords Need to Know About Renting to College Students

By Devin Henry | May 28, 2020

Renting to college students offers a number of opportunities to you as a potential landlord. What do you really need to know about college students and their rental habits? Consider these potential factors.

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Spotting A Fake Landlord Reference

Spotting Fake Landlord References

By Devin Henry | May 27, 2020

There is a thriving economy for false references in the rental world. The following tips are tried and true ways to spot a fake reference.

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When Tenants Wants to Break Their Lease: A Guide to Early Termination for Landlords

Early Termination for Landlords (4 Things to Keep in Mind)

By Devin Henry | May 26, 2020

Many challenges can cause tenants to want to break their lease early. What do you do if one of your tenants wants early termination?

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Rental Property Summer Landscaping Tips

8 Easy Landscaping Tips for Your Rental Property

By Devin Henry | May 22, 2020

With the summer months fast creeping up, many landlords are turning their attention to landscaping. Try these tips to keep your properties looking their best this summer.

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7 Ways to Lower your Mortgage Rate

7 Ways to Lower Your Mortgage Rate

By Devin Henry | April 29, 2020

Your mortgage is often lower than a rental payment which saves you money. Today we’re here to discuss a few tips on how you can lower your mortgage rate.

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Rent Control in Washington, D.C.: What You Need To Know

Rent Control in Washington, D.C.: What You Need to Know

By Devin Henry | April 27, 2020

It’s not cheap to rent an apartment in Washington, D.C., which is why rent control is important for potential tenants. Here is a look at the history and future of rent control in Washington, D.C.

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5 Steps to Getting a Washington DC Rental Property License

5 Steps to Getting a Washington DC Rental Property License

By Devin Henry | April 24, 2020

Getting into the rental business can be a great additional source of income, but you need a DC rental property license to get started. Read on to discover the 5 basic steps you need to take to get started.

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How to Get the Best Mortgage Rate on Your Home in 2020

Getting the Best Mortgage Rate on Your Home in 2020

By Devin Henry | April 22, 2020

If you already own a home or you’re looking to purchase one in 2020, we want you to understand mortgage rates and how to lock in the best one out there. Read on for a few tips we’ve prepared.

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REITS vs Owning Rental Property: Which One is Right For You? 1

REITS vs Owning Rental Property: Which One is Right For You?

By Devin Henry | April 17, 2020

For many people, investing in real estate is a smart financial decision. When you choose to monetize your real estate, you have the chance to make a sizeable income over a long period […]

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Home Buying Strategies in Washington DC: A Primer for Investors

By Devin Henry | April 10, 2020

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the homeownership rate at the end of 2019 was 65.1%. Despite how daunting it can feel, homeownership is possible for most Americans. It’s even possible to turn […]

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Must-Know Legal Regulations for an English Basement in DC: Laws and Guidelines

By Devin Henry | April 6, 2020

Are you a DC property owner looking to earn a sizable rental income?  Due to the proportion of federal government employees, DC is a company town. Given its nature, the city attracts some high-earners looking […]

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What’s a Good Rental Yield in Washington D.C.?

By Devin Henry | April 3, 2020

Washington D.C. has a perennially strong economy, great livability, a hot real estate market, several universities, and a huge workforce (the political class) that has a high turnover rate. All of those factors […]

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The Investors' Guide to English Basements in Washington, D.C.

The Investors’ Guide to English Basements in Washington, D.C.

By Jenna Rieling | April 1, 2020

When space is at a premium and you don’t have a lot of land to work with, one way you can expand a house is by building up or down. Let’s explore what English basements are and how they affect a property’s value.

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Airbnb House Hacking in Washington DC

By Jenna Rieling | March 26, 2020

Owning a home is an integral part of the American Dream. Unfortunately, it could turn into a nightmare once you start thinking about paying a mortgage. That’s where house hacking, in particular Airbnb […]

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Passive Income with Benefits: House Hacking

By Devin Henry | March 24, 2020

Can you buy a house and avoid paying the mortgage? Can you build equity without a formidable investment? You can, and it doesn’t have anything to do with magic. It’s called house hacking, […]

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Innovation Center

Investing for the Future: The Innovation Center Station

By Devin Henry | March 12, 2020

Washington D.C. has long been a hotspot for real estate investors. Recognized as one of the top-10 most expensive cities to live in the U.S., it continues to see periods of sustained growth and […]

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5 Essential Questions to Ask Before Investing in the Shady Grove Housing Market

By Devin Henry | March 10, 2020

The DC red line is home to some of the best real estate markets in the DMV, from DuPont Circle to Bethesda to Silver Spring.  But if you’re looking for affordable housing, look […]

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Upper Georgia Avenue

Investing for the Future: Upper Georgia Avenue

By Devin Henry | March 9, 2020

While D.C. had a huge population boom in recent years, many have noticed that it’s slowed down. A major reason for this was the fact that there just wasn’t enough development for people […]

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Manage Multiple Properties

11 Tips for How to Manage Multiple Properties With Ease

By Devin Henry | March 6, 2020

Real estate investments account for $9 billion of all of the investments made in the country every single year. One of the reasons this number is so big is that many people choose […]

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DC Investments: New Builds vs. the Fixer Upper

DC Investments: New Builds vs. the Fixer Upper

By Devin Henry | March 4, 2020

Congratulations! You’ve decided to invest in property in one of the fastest-growing markets in the country — Washington D.C. Hailed for its historic charm, close proximity to the bustling city life, and picturesque […]

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Buying a Rental Property

Buying a Rental Property in Washington DC: 14 Things to Know

By Devin Henry | March 3, 2020

Are you looking to make an investment with a proven ROI? Look no further than buying rental property in Washington D.C. Home to historical significance, a bustling city life, and picturesque backdrops, Washington […]

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Before Buying a Rental Property

11 Crucial Things To Know Before Buying a Rental Property

By Devin Henry | March 2, 2020

Generating a stream of passive income is one of the best ways to reach financial freedom. Real estate, in particular, is a reliable method to do so. Put simply, purchasing a rental property […]

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10 Interesting Reasons To Move to Bethesda, Maryland

By Devin Henry | December 20, 2019

Bethesda is one of the hottest towns to live in Maryland. There are so many reasons that people are relocating to Bethesda in droves. Home to about 65,000 residents, Bethesda provides close proximity to […]

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5 Disruptive Ways PropTech Is Changing Real Estate

By Nomadic Real Estate | November 25, 2019

In today’s world, technology permeates almost every sector, from medical care to law enforcement. It should come as no surprise that proptech began to integrate with the real estate market in various waves […]

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7 Differences Between HOAs and Property Management Companies

By Nomadic Real Estate | November 21, 2019

Your rental property could have both an HOA and a property management company. The two entities are very different things. But without a good understanding of the role of an HOA versus a […]

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Alexandria VA Housing Market Forecast in 2019

By Devin Henry | September 6, 2019

There is a lot of buzz about Alexandria’s housing market in 2019. The more popular term used to describe this spike in the market is the “Amazon effect.” So, in case you are […]

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You’ll Never Guess what this Gorgeously Renovated Home used to be…

By Suzannah Van Rooy | February 22, 2019

In the property management business, we’ve come to realize that one home can serve a multitude of functions over its lifetime. Like 1500 D St, for example. Purchased by its current owner in […]

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