Deciding to rent your home out to a tenant is not easy. Most landlords are members of the military who are facing deployment, a homeowner who cannot sell a house and is thinking about renting it out or a real estate investor with lots of experience and an entire portfolio of properties. Whatever type of landlord you are, you need expertise to do it right.
Being a landlord is a fulltime job. You have to be prepared to approach it that way. Here are some of the things required of you
You have to ask yourself if being a landlord is worth your time and other resources. You probably have a full time job already, and a family that you enjoy spending time with. Do you really want to invest the time and energy it takes to manage property correctly?
We market your home so that we can rent it at the highest market value within the shortest amount of time. We try to limit the amount of vacancy to your home while providing you the highest amount of income the market dictates. To do so, we take several marketing pictures of your property and blast it on some of the most popular home rental sites on the internet. These sites include but are not limited to:
In addition to the top independent real estate websites, your home will be eligible to show up on other national franchised brokerage firm’s websites.
Marketing your home is the first step to finding a well qualified tenant rent your home. We put a lot of time, effort, and money towards marketing your property. The marketing of your home is included in our tenant placement fee.
In our opinion, tenant screening is the most important part of the rental process. Anyone can place a tenant into a property; however, what sets us apart is that we have very strict and high standards for placing only the best tenants in our managed properties. This is why our company has an industry leading less than 1% eviction rate ALL-TIME! In addition to having such a low eviction rate, we also have one of the best security deposit return rates in the industry. This means not only do your tenants pay rent on time, but they also do very minimal/if any damage at all to your home while they rent it.
To ensure we have the best tenant possible rent your home, we utilize our proven “Perfect10ant” verification system. The “Perfect10ant” includes:
Ballston is located in Arlington County. Ballston houses the Ballston-MU station on the Orange line on the Metro. Many US Government agencies are located in Ballston, including: US Coast Guard, National Science Foundation, US Fish and Wildlife Services, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and Office of Naval Research.