Washington, DC Property Management
Partner with Columbia Property Management.
We’ll grow the value of your rental property with reliable, responsive, high-quality customer service that’s based on experience and tenant engagement. Stop trying to keep up yourself – renting out a home isn’t as easy as it once was. We’re here to bring you the best results without all the sweat and stress.
Discover the difference of hiring a small, attentive property management company in DC
Look for Local Management
As a locally operated company, we’re smaller than many of the large rental management and real estate firms you may have encountered.
We’re also more detailed, delivering personalized service and customized management plans.
We Value Responsive Communication
You’ll always know how your property is performing, and we’ll reach out to obtain approval for large expenses. Otherwise, leave the day-to-day management to us. You’ll find we’re able to communicate directly and honestly. We’re proud of the personal connections we have with our clients and residents, and we take a creative and sincere approach to solving problems.
Working Better for You
Our Washington, DC rental management system is proactive and intuitive. We’re actively involved in our local community and our national trade association, using industry best practices, and hiring talented people.
We establish relationships based on trust and transparency.
That’s how much of our rents are collected on time. We minimize interruptions to your income with thorough screening up-front, anticipating potential delinquencies, and deploying strategic responses and proactive solutions.
That’s how many of our managed properties have active rental business licenses. The remaining 10% are in progress. We manage quality rentals and require owners to get licensed. We keep track of business license renewal dates so that you never have to pay a $250 late fee to the city.
Our historical tenant retention rate. Instead of moving elsewhere, our households stayed because we proactively managed the lease renewal process in advance. That means fewer vacancies and thousands of dollars saved for our owners in new leasing fees.
We Make Our Home in Washington, DC
…and that matters
Our clients mostly own homes in Wards 1 through 6, which are areas we know well. Our team understands the submarkets at a neighborhood level in Washington, DC, which is critically important to understand rental prices and rental demand.
We made the DC Area residential rental property market our focus, and we serve Maryland inside the Beltway too! Our experience is your advantage.
Single-Family Home, Condo Unit, or Row House? We Got You.
Price ranges of all managed rental units
Columbia Property Management delivers high quality services for all our clients because:
- We know the area.
- We know the properties we manage.
- We keep up with the market.
- We understand the needs of the tenants who rent here.
Whether you have an individual unit or a portfolio of properties, sit back while we increase your rental income, keep expenses in check, and limit your vacancies.
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Areas We Serve
Our Expertise extends from Palisades and Georgetown to Capitol Hill and NoMa. Most of our clients have rentals in Dupont Circle, Columbia Heights, Adams Morgan, Kalorama, Petworth, Mount Pleasant, Logan Circle, U Street, Shaw, Bloomingdale, Eckington, and Brookland.
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Why Hire Us?
Whether you need help with staying compliant with Washington DC landlord-tenant laws, tenant screening, marketing rental property, rental property maintenance, or ongoing support with leasing and management of your investment property, Columbia Property Management is here to support you.
As experts in the housing and rental regulations in the District of Columbia , we proactively manage leasing and tenant relationships to ensure the best possible outcome for the landlord, despite the tenant friendly nature of the laws and courts in DC.
We conduct property inspections at least twice a year and in many cases three to four times annually. This helps to spot problems early such as when preventative maintenance is required or when lease violations are observed.
Our expert management systems and processes ensure a seamless investment experience. From advanced techniques in tenant screening to monthly CPA review of the accounting in your client trust account, we go the extra mile to protect you and increase the return on your rental investment.
In the end, it is about creating long term wealth for you and your family and we are proud to be partners with our clients to help them achieve their goals.