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FHA vs Conventional Loan: Everything You Need to Know

By Devin Henry | December 11, 2020

Are you looking to buy a house soon? Trying to figure out the different types of mortgages available? Overwhelming isn’t it? Buying a house, whether to live in or as an investment property to rent […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Tenant Retention

By Devin Henry | November 30, 2020

Do you want to learn how you can succeed in the competitive rental market in Maryland and Virginia? If you want to go from surviving to thriving, you have to think about certain strategies.  […]

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Renting Out a Room to a Friend? Here’s How to Do it Right

By Devin Henry | November 12, 2020

There are many reasons someone may consider renting out a room to a friend. The friend may be temporarily relocating for work or saving up to buy a condo or home. It could […]

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Taxes on Rental Income: Key Things to Know

By Devin Henry | November 6, 2020

Real estate investing opens up opportunities to diversify your income beyond what you could imagine. But just like personal income, real estate profits are subject to taxation. Taxes on rental income won’t have the same […]

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What Is Skip Tracing? A Full Guide for Landlords

By Devin Henry | October 30, 2020

In the real estate business, landlords wear many hats.  As the owner of a property, landlords are in charge of a lot more than just demanding and collecting rent.  A good landlord is versatile and […]

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What is a Land Contract?

By Devin Henry | October 17, 2020

Many people get excited about buying or selling properties, whether to use them as primary residences, secondary homes, income opportunities, or business hubs. Unfortunately, it takes more than a handshake to transfer real […]

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Critical Questions to Ask A Renter’s Personal References

By Devin Henry | October 9, 2020

As a landlord, getting high-quality tenants into your rental homes is crucial to your income, the growth of your business, and keeping your residence in tip-top shape to maximize its value for years […]

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4 Things to Consider When Buying a Condo to Rent Out

By Devin Henry | September 18, 2020

Deciding to invest in real estate is a big decision no matter which type of property you’re considering, but buying a condo involves nuances that are different from purchasing a single-family home. We’ve […]

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Rental Application Process: A Guide for Landlords

By Devin Henry | September 15, 2020

Despite the fact that there are more people renting in America than ever before, finding a great tenant is no easy feat. From problematic neighbors to job hoppers, sometimes it can feel like it’s safer […]

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2020 Guide to Real Estate Speculation

By Devin Henry | September 10, 2020

When it comes to investing, Real Estate is king. There is a good reason why 31% of investors chose real estate speculation as to their top pick of investment options in a recent Bankrate survey. […]

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Accessibility Features in a Rental Property

By Drew Maddox | September 4, 2020

Baby Boomers are quickly approaching retirement age, and with that change the United States is seeing a rise in the elderly population that will only continue for the next twenty years or more.  […]

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Renovation Tips: Best Colors and Combos for a Rental Property

By Drew Maddox and Phoebe Bejarano | September 2, 2020

When thinking about renovating a rental property, it is important to establish a color scheme or palette to use as a guide when making your design selections. This will allow your home to […]

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BRRRR Method: Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat—How to Get it Right

By Devin Henry | August 17, 2020

The BRRRR method is a solid investment strategy. It’s a great way to build your real estate portfolio—as long as you understand what it is and how to use it to your advantage. […]

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How to Avoid Rental Scams

By Devin Henry | August 14, 2020

Did you know that American renters have lost millions of dollars due through house rental scams? Not only that, but the Washington D.C. area is one of the cities most vulnerable to these scams. If […]

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Landlords Ultimate Guide to Month to Month Leases

By Devin Henry | August 3, 2020

Are you a landlord thinking about making month to month leases available for your properties? For many renters, month to month leases can be a convenient way to rent an apartment before committing […]

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Finished Landlord Guide to Writing Hold Harmless Agreements

By Devin Henry | July 17, 2020

Being a landlord, particularly one with a varied rental portfolio, can be tough to manage when it comes to legalities. Depending on the type of property, usages may be for many purposes. So […]

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What is the 2% Rule in Real Estate Investing?

By Devin Henry | July 3, 2020

The average cost of a home in the United States in 2019 was $277,000. A quarter of a million-dollar investment to buy a home is out of the reach of much of the population. This […]

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Landlord’s Complete Guide: Landlord and Tenant Act

By Devin Henry | July 1, 2020

Buying and renting an investment property can be an excellent move for your long-term wealth. Owning property is one of the most effective ways to generate earnings in the United States, and that […]

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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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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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What is the ROI of improving curb appeal for a rental?

By Devin Henry | April 28, 2020

Owning a rental property can be incredibly lucrative and rewarding, and history has proven that investing in real estate is one of the most reliable ways to generate wealth over the long term.  […]

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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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Real Estate Investing For Beginners

By Devin Henry | January 31, 2020

According to data, real estate flipping reached a 9 year high in 2019. However, the analysis also shows that returns are shrinking.  What does this mean for real estate investing for beginners, and is it […]

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How to Generate Passive Income in The DMV with Income Producing Assets

By Devin Henry | January 28, 2020

Raise your hand if you’d like to be a millionaire. We’re betting every single person reading this has their hand up right now, because who wouldn’t want to be rich? But if you […]

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The Property Management Cheat-Sheet: How to Screen Tenants Effortlessly

By Devin Henry | October 15, 2019

Owning and renting out your property can come with plenty of perks, but it also comes with some pitfalls if you don’t have the right tenants. If you want to rent your property, […]

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How to Find the Best Property Management Companies in Arlington, Virginia

By Devin Henry | June 19, 2019

So you have decided to hire a professional property management company for your Arlington rental home. It’s the right choice to make, but, how do you go about finding one? There are plenty […]

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12 Ways to Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Rental Property

By Devin Henry | March 5, 2019

When it comes to the return on your rental investment as a landlord, there are countless factors that are entirely outside of your control. Your rental yield can fluctuate year to year and […]

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HELP! How to Decide When To Call for Home Emergency Services

By Suzannah Van Rooy | January 24, 2019

We’ve all had those days where nothing seems to go right. The sink faucet breaks, the refrigerator starts leaking and the dishwasher stops working entirely. After cursing the gods, our next instinct is […]

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Preparing for a Snowier than Normal 2019 Winter

By Suzannah Van Rooy | January 9, 2019

2019 weather predictions are calling for a snowier and later than usual winter this year. To ensure plenty of worry free and cozy nights by the fireplace, we recommend reading and following our […]

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6 Ways to Winterize Your Home to Protect from Freezing Temperatures

By Suzannah Van Rooy | November 27, 2018

It’s that time of year again. The holiday lights are strewn across the city, and temperatures are finally hitting freezing. Although we love a good snow day, it is incredibly important to remember […]

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6 Way to use Your Heating System Efficiently in Colder Weather

By Suzannah Van Rooy | November 9, 2018

As it continues to get colder in the DMV, the Nomadic team has a few recommendations to help you use the heating systems in your home efficiently. This, usually, is as simple as […]

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6 Ways to Maximize Space, or the Appearance of it, in a Studio Apartment

By Suzannah Van Rooy | October 25, 2018

Space in Washington DC studio apartments can be tight, but they don’t necessarily have to look or feel like it. With the help of a few decorating tips, creative storage units and furniture […]

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How to Find the Perfect Tenant

By Suzannah Van Rooy | September 27, 2018

Finding the perfect tenant for your investment property can take a lot of hard work. If all goes well, the time and effort you put in to the search will result in that […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for Fall and the Coming Colder Season

By Suzannah Van Rooy | September 25, 2018

The love for fall is strong here at Nomadic headquarters. We are excited about all things pumpkin spice, football, cooler temps, and of course, the changing colors of leaves. However much we love […]

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How to Immediately React to a Flood Inside Your Home

By Suzannah Van Rooy | September 10, 2018

With Fall coming into full swing, we can welcome in cooler temps, along with tons of rain. While the change in temperature is a sweet relief, the accompanying down pours can lead to […]

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Save on Nationals Tickets in the 2018 Season

By Suzannah Van Rooy | July 20, 2018

Great news for all of you die hard Nationals fans, fair-weather fans, or fair weather lovers (see what we did there?): we, here at Nomadic Real Estate, have teamed up with the Nationals […]

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How to Get A Basic Business License in DC

By Nomadic Real Estate | October 2, 2017

Did you know, in order to rent your DC property to tenants, it is required by DC law to acquire a Basic Business License? This information tends to come as a surprise to […]

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