Fairfax Residential Property Management From a Trusted Local Leader

Hire a property management company who prioritizes keeping your properties habitable, successful, and populated.

Not sure if a property manager is the right decision? Here’s just a few things Nomadic Real Estate can do for you:

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Headache-Free Maintenance

We conduct thorough move-in and move-out inspections to ensure all maintenance issues are addressed properly and in a timely manner.

Peace of Mind

We conduct extensive background screening on potential tenants, handling all aspects of ensuring that your investment property is rented in the shortest amount of time, with the best possible tenants.

Consistent Rent

Your money is important. Our timely and reliable collection of rent payments is unmatched. We are committed to ensuring that tenants uphold their agreements by providing a variety of convenient payment options.

Competitive Pricing

We make it easy and profitable to own rental property in Fairfax. Our goal at Nomadic Real Estate is to guard your investment, minimize costs, and maximize your income— all without interrupting your daily life.

We Stay Informed On Virginia Property Laws, So You Don't Have To

Did you know that, by Virginia Law, the security deposit is not allowed to exceed the amount of two months rent? Or, that a landlord must return the security deposit within 45 days of the tenant moving out? How about the fact that in Virginia, unlike Maryland, you’re required to have a broker’s license?

These are all laws that could significantly affect you if you don’t follow them to the tee. We stay up-to-date on all local laws and regulations in Fairfax County:

  • When and how to terminate tenancy changes based on the reason behind the eviction
  • You can’t charge your tenants any more than a $50 fee for a bounced check
  • You must give 24-hours notice to your tenants before entering their unit, unless they’ve requested maintenance

Many other laws regulate landlord-tenant relationships, and it can be hard to keep track of them. But one small mistake can lead to legal battles and a significant loss of money. There are also certain things a landlord must disclose to their tenants, such as:

  • An itemized list of damages they’re being charged for
  • Details on smoke detectors in the unit
  • Recent flooding in the unit
  • Condemnation orders

There are even more laws you have to follow as a landlord. But if you, like many other people leasing their properties, have a day job, staying informed on the ever-changing property laws can become time-consuming.

This is where Nomadic Real Estate comes in. It’s our job to stay informed. Don’t spend any more time and money on your property and turn it into an investment. Work with a professional property management company today.

What our clients have to say

Ray was very helpful, answered all my questions related to property rental. He is absolutely a pleasure to work with. I reached out to them 3 years ago to get my home rented quickly as we were moving temporarily to another state. Exceptional professional service, I was advised on the right steps to have my property rented. I have already recommended them to three of my friends. Very happy I found Nomadic!

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Brittany Armstrong

About 2 years ago we had to move abroad and were desperately looking for a trustworthy property management company. Nomadic was recommended to us by a friend and we couldn’t be happier now. It’s been 2 years since Nomadic was hired. They are taking excellent care of our property, and tenants as well. I love working with them and would recommend Nomadic to anyone seeking people-first property management services!

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Chip Lonsdale

Creating & Maintaining Positive Relationships With Your Tenants is Our Priority

We have years of experience when it comes to finding the right tenants, and will fill your properties with the best potential renters we can find. Our goal is to help foster a peaceful community, happy neighbors and reliable rent checks to ultimately build a successful relationship with you.

We strive to keep your tenants happy by providing access to a dedicated property manager who knows the Fairfax area well and will provide new tenants with a warm welcome to the area. Our property managers are quick to respond to any potential tenant needs, and quick to provide cost-efficient solutions to potential problems.

We get it, there’s no way that you can be there for everyone all of the time. That’s why we’re here. Work with the best property management company in the Fairfax area to ensure you have someone dedicated to helping take care of your investment. 

Your tenants will always have an actual person to speak to. Don’t leave your tenants with other companies to be faced with emailing or calling a faceless landlord who never responds or is impossible to get ahold of. We believe in strong, trustworthy relationships.

Is your property currently vacant? We have an arsenal of marketing strategies to assist in filling empty homes quickly. When it comes to lease renewals, we’ve got that covered too.

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Finally, Complete Property Management Services

Stop stressing with the hassle of collecting rent. Stop having to stay on top of tenants with constant reminders and listening to less-than-cordial responses.

With an experienced Fairfax 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’ll conduct inspections and provide you with details of any necessary and/or preventative maintenance, as well as carrying out repairs upon your approval. Our company has  long-established relationships with local vendors and 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.

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Find Out Why Our Clients 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 will 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.