Property Management in Washington D.C. Ward 4
If you’re a first-time landlord in Washington D.C.’s Ward 4, an experienced real estate investor who recognizes the value of these properties, or a self-managing landlord who is struggling to keep up with the responsibilities of leasing and managing your units, we want to talk with you. Columbia Property Management specializes in Ward 4 property management, and whether you’re new to professional management or ready to change management companies, we can help you have a better rental experience. Expect high standards of leasing, management, and maintenance.
Managing investment property is what we do full-time, and that expertise leaves you the time and space you need to focus on your long-term investment goals and pursue your own passions. We help our Ward 4 Washington, DC clients develop and execute strategic investment goals.
Let Us Handle the Ward 4 Business License
Landlords in Ward 4 and throughout the District of Columbia need a business license before they can rent out a home. There’s also a requirement to register with the Rental Accommodations Division. If you haven’t been through this process before, it can seem stressful and time-consuming. That’s how we can help. The team at Columbia Property Management has efficiently and successfully handled hundreds of these applications for owners like you. Save your time – we can take care of it for you.
This is part of our full-service management plan, and we can also take care of the licensing for you as a stand-alone service. We customize our work to what you need, and this initial step is one of the most important parts of setting yourself up for success.
Ward 4 Leasing and Marketing Services Reduce Vacancy
Ward 4 is one of the most residential neighborhoods in Washington, DC. Its desirable northwest DC location includes townhouses, small apartment buildings, and single-family homes. There’s always a large pool of tenants in this part of the city, and many of our residents love being close to the Maryland border without losing access to public transportation, outstanding dining, and a quick commute to work. There’s a unique mix of suburban comfort and central-city energy in Ward 4. Our owners and our tenants value a high quality of life, interesting architecture, and all of the conveniences just a walk, bike ride, or metro stop away.
The community’s fortunate location and highly qualified tenant pool allows us to keep your vacancy rates low. We market strategically to identify and attract tenants looking for well-maintained, beautifully located homes, and we rent them quickly.
Leasing Ward 4 homes in Petworth, Colonial Village, Manor Park, and Brightwood, as well as surrounding areas like Fort Totten and Takoma Park.
Our leasing process includes all of the systems that lead to better tenants, higher rents, and lower vacancies, including:
- Competitive and profitable rental property pricing
- Strategic online advertising and networking
- Rental property showings
- Strict tenant screening in compliance with fair housing laws
- Lease negotiations
We provide in-person orientations at your property before your residents move into the home. It’s easy to see why rental property owners in Washington DC Ward 4 trust our leasing process.
Full-Service Ward 4 Property Management Services
Within weeks, we approve a resident, collect the move-in fund, execute the lease agreement, and conduct a move-in inspection. After the qualified tenant has been placed, your professional team at Columbia Property Management will take care of every management detail, including rent collection and accounting, routine and emergency maintenance responses, and lease enforcement.
We believe in transparency, so you can count on monthly financial reports and responsive communication. We’re your tenant’s point of contact, and you won’t be bothered for any middle-of-the-night repair needs or late payment excuses.
Our efficient, frequent communication is just one way that we are the most dependable property management company in Washington, DC Ward 4.
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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 4 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.