Property Management Blog


Monday, May 7, 2018

How to rent your rental property by pre-screening tenants

One of the most time consuming steps of renting your home is finding a well qualified tenant. Of the numerous renter leads you are receiving, how do you know which to move forward with and not waste time with the others who wouldn't meet your qualifications. You can save yourself a headache and a ton of wasted time if you have a game ...

Monday, April 2, 2018

Should I allow Pets in my Rental Property?

Landlords and Real Estate Investors throughout Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland often struggle with the question of whether or not they should allow tenants to have pets in their rental properties. We can certainly understand the concerns and questions that come with the thought. Especially for those landlords that AREN&rsqu...

Monday, March 12, 2018

Should I Rent Out My Property?

Homeowners often have trouble deciding whether they should rent out property that they are not living in, and such confusions potentially lead to decisions that do not make financial sense, simply because homeowners fail to understand the right considerations and perspectives to making that decision.We have been in the business of propert...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Who is the Best Property Management Company in Fairfax, VA? Northern Virginia Property Management

Who is the Best Property Management Company in Fairfax, VA and Northern Virginia - Flat Fee Landlord DC Metro. Many things go into finding this out. Can there be more than one best? Sure, it really depends on what YOU, the customer needs. There are many specialized niches in the Real Estate industry, so there may be several “Bests&r...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Property Management in Kensington, MD: 5 Questions Landlords Should Ask Before Leasing Out Your Rent...

Best Property Manager in Kensington Maryland walks landlords through 5 questions Landlords should ask before leasing out their Kensington rental home.

1. You have 3 main options whenever you own a property. You may consider selling it, renting it, or continue living in it. Consider which option works best for you and your long term g...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Property Management in Fairfax: What Landlords Should Know about Section 8 Vouchers

Best Property Manager in Fairfax Virginia walks landlords through what to consider before renting their Fairfax rental home to a tenant on a section 8 or housing assistance voucher.

There are certainly pro's and con's with accepting tenants with a Section 8 or public assistance voucher. First, we will discuss what these vouch...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bethesda Property Management: 5 Questions Landlords Should ask a Property Manager

Best Property Manager in Northern Virginia, Maryland, and the Washington DC metro area discusses how to interview a potential property management company. The top 5 questions to ask a property manager you want to manage your rental home.Top 5 questions landlords should ask a property manager.What is your eviction rate? Obviously, the lowe...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

How to Evict a Tenant in Northern Virginia:

One of the most common questions we get from landlords thinking about or are already in the process of renting their homes is how to handle a situation when the tenant stops paying rent. In other words, how to evict a tenant in Northern Virginia. Luckily for Flat Fee Landlord, we don’t have to do too many evictions because of our 1%...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Tips for handling the cold weather on your rental

Best Property Manager in Gaithersburg Maryland discusses Landlord obligations and tips for when the heating and plumbing goes out in your Maryland rental home during due to cold temperatures.This time of year we are dealing with a lot of work orders tied to heating and cracked pipes. If you haven’t had to deal with these yet, you ma...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Best Property Manager in Northern Virginia discusses the pros and cons of purchasing a home warranty...

The biggest benefit of having a home warranty for your DC metro rental home is going to be that it can help limit or mitigate the expense of repairs needed in your rental home. For example, if your home warranty covers it, if your hot water heater goes out and needs a replacement, your home warranty may cover the cost of the replacement (...

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