Property Management in Washington D.C. Ward 1
Columbia Property Management works with first-time landlords, self-managing landlords, and experienced investors and property owners in Ward 1 of Washington, DC. Whether you’re new to professional management or ready to change property management companies, you’ll find us ready to deliver high quality leasing, management, and maintenance while maintaining our unique standards of customer service. Think of us as your partner. Managing investment property is what we do best.
We think you should focus on building long-term wealth with real estate investments while we manage the rental relationship. We help our Ward 1 Washington, DC clients develop and execute strategic investment goals.
Ward 1 Business Licenses for Rental Property Owners
Landlords in Ward 1 and throughout the District of Columbia are required to have a business license and to register with the Rental Accommodations Division before renting out any property. At Columbia Property Management, we have effectively handled hundreds of these for our clients. There’s no need for you to sift through the instructions and decipher the procedures and the paperwork.
We can bundle this process with your full-service management plan, or we can take care of the licensing for you as a stand-alone service. Our ability to help you navigate this initial step is one of the reasons we are leaders in Ward 1 property management.
Ward 1 Leasing and Marketing Services
Ward 1 is home to many of Washington, DC’s most popular neighborhoods and hotspots. You don’t have to live here to recognize names like Adams Morgan and Howard University. Residents and visitors enjoy the food scene, the nightlife, and the cultural and historic monuments and marvels throughout the area. This energy and diversity impacts how we market and lease rental homes here. Marketing rental property requires a strategic and online presence as well as a deep knowledge of the local Ward 1 neighborhoods. At Columbia Property Management, we lease your property quickly to high quality tenants.
Leasing Ward 1 homes in Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, Kalorama, Howard University, Mount Pleasant, LeDroit Park, and surrounding areas.
You can expect:
Competitive and profitable rental property pricing
Strategic online advertising and networking
Rental property showings
Strict tenant screening in compliance with fair housing laws
We also conduct an in-person orientation at the property for all residents moving into their new home. This is another reason we’re the property management company that Washington, DC Ward 1 owners trust with their investments.
Full-Service Ward 1 Property Management Services
Once a qualified tenant is placed in your Ward 1 rental property, we’ll handle everything from routine and emergency maintenance to property management accounting. You can expect monthly financial reports with your on-time rental payments and responsive, proactive communication. Our team will be the point of contact if there’s an emergency repair issue, a tenant dispute, or a situation in the neighborhood. You can count on us to save you money on any necessary repair and enforce the requirements of your lease agreement.
Our efficient, frequent communication is just one way that we are the most dependable property management company in Washington, DC.
Managing Ward 1 homes in zip codes like 20009, 20008, 20059, and 20010.
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Work with trusted DC property management professionals who know the submarkets at a neighborhood level in the city, which is critically important to understand rental prices and rental demand. We made the DC residential rental property market our sole focus, and our experience is your advantage.
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!
Choose the Best Price For You
|Tenant Placement||Investor Tier||Platinum||Gold|
|Management Fee||(No Management)||14.5% of rent per month *||9.9% of rent per month *||7.9% of rent per month *|
|Full Legal Compliance|
|Responsive & Personal Staff|
|Resident Orientation||Property Manager meets new residents at the property for a walk-through orientation||staff member meets new residents at the property for a walk-through orientation||Watches orientation video|
|Marketing the Property|
|Maintenance Support line|
|Online Owner Portals|
|On-Time Rent Collection|
|Eviction Process Handling|
|Accurate Property Accounting & Reporting|
|Monthly Owner Statements & Electronic Deposit of Rent Funds|
|Recurring bills payment||$15 per utility per month|
|Home Warranty Management||$100 per incident|
|Process a rental license renewal||$50|
|Property Tax payments||$25|
|Mail pick-up from property||$15|
|Equipment Rental||$25 per device per day|
|On-site inspections||4 per year||4 per year||2 per year|
|Investment Advisory Services|
*Our minimum monthly management fee is $150 per month
*Additional charges apply for subsidized housing programs
*Discounts may apply for portfolios and total monthly fees in excess of $1000. Contact our property manager
*The Investor Tier is designed to help our clients to pay for the leasing fee interest free over time. Should the owner terminate the contract prior to 24 months, the balance of the leasing fee shall become due at termination.
Work with Ward 1 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.
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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.
QUESTIONS ABOUT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT?
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.