(888) 857-6594

Property Management Education

Visit our property management blog when you’re looking for landlord advice and investment help. We talk about the daily details of property management; from tenant screening to preventative maintenance. We also share some insight about how to successfully invest in the Washington, DC market.

6 Tips for First-Time DC Landlords

Becoming a landlord can happen by choice (as an investor) or by chance (not intentionally), but either way it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you handle the responsibility of being a first-time landlord...

read more

The Top 3 Mistakes DC Landlords Make

Thinking about becoming a landlord? Don’t make these mistakes! If you’re thinking about renting out a property you own, you might want to think twice. Managing a rental property isn’t as easy as you may think. And tenant laws in DC make being a landlord a complicated...

read more

Do Not Lock Out Your Tenant in DC

High-Profile Eviction is a Good Reminder: Do Not Lock Out Your Tenant in DC A DC couple is in hot water this week because of a high-profile eviction. CNN is reporting today that the landlord who rented a room in their Capitol Hill House to the EPA head, Scott Pruitt,...

read more

Extra Cash: Thinking of Renting Your Place Short-term in the District of Columbia?

Here’s some key considerations you should know Summer is coming, and in DC, many homeowners turn their attention to generating revenue from their primary DC residence while they are away for the summer. Due to the way some D.C. employers enable staff to work remotely...

Roaches and Crickets and Ants, Oh My!
or “Keeping Spring Pests Out of Your Home”

By Scott Bloom, Senior Property Manager and Owner, Columbia Property Management Spring is a time of new beginnings, but it can also bring unwelcome visitors into your home – pests like ants, crickets, and other insects. As the weather changes, these creatures are...

How You Can Minimize Your Risks When Your Rental Property is Vacant

By Scott Bloom, owner and property manager, Columbia Property Management When rental properties do not have renters living in them for periods of time, landlords face additional risks they may not be thinking about. Damage can result from water leaks or pipe bursts,...

Scott was incredibly helpful. He worked with us through all our questions about property management, rental rates, contracts, and tenants. We would recommend him without reservation if you're looking for someone to find renters or to manage your property. And we checked around and his rates are very good compared to the competition. Don't hesitate!

Gina R.

What People Are Saying About Us

Sab Rina
Sab Rina
April 13, 2023
Scott bloom is a great property manager! He’s extremely helpful, communicative and organized. He also knows a great network of people in the community. Definitely recommend!
Nadine Henderson
Nadine Henderson
November 29, 2022
I hired Columbia property management to clean up a messy situation that a former property management company had left. Scott Bloom and his team stepped in and seamlessly took over the management of the house, handled cleanup and repairs, and the existing tenants with ease. I never have a moments worry with this team handling my property. They communicate well and keep me informed and up-to-date with property issues. We work together to review tenant applications so that I am aware. I feel that I am always part of the decision making team and they always supply solid advice if and when issues arise to deal with. Their property owner portal is easy to use. Everything is organized, clearly laid out, and the reports I need are easy to find. Susie Smith, my financial manager, is always a solid presence. I know she and Scott are always in communication. When I have financial questions or issues to work out I hear from Susie promptly and no questions are ever unanswered. My experience with Columbia Property Management has been excellent. I would recommend them to everyone!
Vincent Falvo
Vincent Falvo
October 19, 2022
Columbia Property Management and Scott Bloom have managed my properties since 2010. They know the rental market and the in-and-outs of property management within the Washington area. Plus, the staff is consistent, professional, and courteous. Whenever a problem has arisen, Scott has handled it with even-handed professionalism to all parties' satisfaction. You're in good hands with this group.
Noonie Marie
Noonie Marie
April 11, 2022
Very nice apartments.
Charlie Smith
Charlie Smith
February 22, 2022
Professional, highly responsive, and a pleasure to rent from! Columbia Property Management were professional and transparent from the first tour of the apartment, providing a smooth and responsive experience through negotiating the lease, moving in, and beyond! The digital infrastructure they have set up for managing payments and work requests is easy-to-use, reliable, and fast; initial replies to work requests for our apartment always came back in 24 hours or less! When all else fails, their office team is prompt and friendly in responding to emails.
National Association Of Residential Property Mangers Logo
Equal Housing Opportunity Logo
American Apartment Owners Association Logo
Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors Logo
Business LPMA Logo
Ward 6 H St Corridor-min

Washington DC Property Management Experts

Our local experience is your advantage in all aspects of the Washington DC residential rental real estate market.

Our in-depth knowledge of the details of the Washington DC market and submarkets, from tenant pool to price points and quality vendors ensures that you get the highest quality management for your rental investment.


If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with Columbia Property Management, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Columbia Property Management

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 92488, Washington, DC 20090

Main Office:
1140 3rd Street NE, Floor 2,  Washington, DC 20002
(888) 857-6594

Follow us: