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How to Properly Screen Renters for Your DC Rowhomes for Rent

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, April 8, 2021
An effective property listing will bring plenty of rental applicants to your door. What do you do with the applications? How do you determine which prospective renters are the best choice for your DC rowhomes for rent? Real estate investors need a thorough screening process to evaluate and qualify potential residents. Relying ...

How to Write an Effective Property Listing

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, March 25, 2021
The only way to eliminate a vacancy is to list your rental and find a new resident. However, merely putting a few details and quick photos together to post online won't deliver the quality renter you need to maximize your rental income.  Writing effective property listings is both an art and a science. The "science" includes ...

Why Hiring a Property Manager is a Smart Investment

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, March 18, 2021
Your time is valuable! Should you spend it on managing your DC rental properties?  How much is your time worth? If you have a full-time job, you can break down your hourly rate based on working a 40-hour week (with some room for estimated paid days off). Now, imagine paying yourself that rate to handle property maintenance, ...

Quick Guide to Property Inspections

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, March 4, 2021
A proactive maintenance plan is only one part of a well-rounded strategy to protect your rowhomes for rent in Washington DC. While routine maintenance and prompt, quality repairs are important, keeping an eye on your rentals (and renters) also requires an inspection plan.  If you aren't routinely putting your eyes on your ...

EJF Real Estate Services | The Importance of Loving Your D.C. Neighbor

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, November 5, 2020
Regardless of whether you are a renter or a real estate investor, knowing your neighbors creates a safer home environment and a sense of community that keeps our neighborhoods and communities here in D.C. vibrant—even in the midst of a crisis or pandemic. Beyond safety, there are other benefits to knowing (and loving) our ...

Why You Need a Business License When You Have a Condo for Rent in D.C.

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, July 23, 2020
Owning a rental property in Washington, D.C. requires you to follow certain unique rules governing your condo for rent in D.C. The government of Washington D.C. has set out these standards—laws which need the following if you'd like to avoid a legal dilemma—for two key reasons. If you expect to be able to rent out your ...

Crucial Market Updates to Know When You Have a Condo for Rent in D.C.

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, July 16, 2020
It is critical to understand the landscape of the landlord and tenant laws in the district when you have a condo for rent in D.C. Owning property brings with it a lot of opportunities—but also considerable risks. This is especially true in the arena of landlord-renter law in the capital, where changes can happen swiftly—even ...

Success During Recessions When You Have a Condo for Rent in D.C.

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, July 9, 2020
A recession is one of the hardest times to be a rental property owner. This is even more of a truism when the property you happen to own and rent is a condo that is subject to the additional rules which govern community living in the D.C. area. These additional restrictions you must grapple with when you have a condo for rent ...

Caring for Your Renters When You Have a Condo for Rent in D.C.

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, July 2, 2020
It can be difficult to maintain quality relationships with your renters during any kind of crisis. Whether its roots are economic, viral, environmental, or sociopolitical, conflict can erupt due to many circumstances. No matter how you slice it, the strain on any relationship will be real. When you have a condo for rent in ...

Screening Your Renters With Insight From D.C. Association Property Management

EJF Real Estate Services - Thursday, June 25, 2020
  The importance of tenant screening is something not to be taken for granted—especially during the times we find ourselves in as a community at this very moment. We have collectively battled our way through a pandemic and gone through serious economic turmoil. Now, we find that we are standing on the precipice of great change ...

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