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Property Management in Washington D.C. Ward 6

It takes an experienced property management company to specialize in Washington, DC’s Ward 6 neighborhoods, and that’s what we do at Columbia Property Management. This is the city’s largest Ward, and we’re prepared to take care of leasing, managing, and maintaining the rental homes found here. Whether you’re a first-time landlord, a self-managing rental property owner, or an experienced investor, we think we can help. Our team provides the best customer care in the District of Columbia, and we take our partnership seriously when we work together. Managing rental homes like yours is what we do full-time. It’s our passion and our field of expertise. Managing investment property is what we do best.

When you rely on our experience and leadership in the local market and the national industry, you won’t have to worry about how your property is performing. Instead, you can focus on building long-term wealth with real estate investments. You can grow your own career or pursue your own passions. We help our Ward 6 Washington, DC rental property owners and tenants enjoy a better investment experience.

Ward 6 Business Licenses for Rental Property Owners

Landlords in Ward 6 and throughout the District of Columbia are required to hold a business license in order to rent out property. Before you can lease your home, you need to register with the Rental Accommodations Division as well. A lot of owners find this entire process time consuming and stressful. We’ll take the hassle out of it for you. We’ve efficiently and successfully handled hundreds of these applications for our rental property owners. Don’t waste your time trying to navigate the system. We have done it before, and we can take care of it for you. 

You can choose to have us include this service with your comprehensive management plan, or we can take care of the licensing for you as a stand-alone option. Our ability to help you work through this important initial step is going to set you up for a successful investment experience. It’s why our Ward 6 property management clients love working with us.

Ward 6 Leasing and Marketing Services

Ward 6 encompasses a large part of Washington, DC, touching each of the four quadrants. We rent out homes in Capitol Hill, Eastern Market, and Mount Vernon Triangle. There’s no better place to find eclectic shops, surprising restaurants, and a bountiful blend of dozens of different cultures and backgrounds. There’s plenty of metro stations and bus lines. There are farmers markets all week long and street fairs and events. Tourists wander the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court. These are diverse and thriving communities that embrace everything people love about the nation’s capital.

With so many neighborhoods and so many properties, we need to be strategic about how we market your rental homes.

Marketing a vacant rental property requires a targeted approach and lots of online advertising. We understand the trends and tenants in Ward 6. At Columbia Property Management, we lease your property quickly to high quality tenants.

Leasing Ward 6 homes in Capitol Hill, Navy Yard, Shaw, Eastern Market, Barney Circle, Kingman Park, and surrounding areas.

Our leasing plans deliver lower vacancies and high-quality tenants. Here’s what 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
  • Lease negotiations

One of the things that sets us apart from other management companies is our commitment to on-boarding new tenants. We’ll 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 6 owners trust with their investments.

Full-Service Ward 6 Property Management Services

After we’ve placed a qualified tenant, collected the security deposit, first month’s rent, and other move-in funds, and signed the lease, you can expect your team at Columbia Property Management to handle everything from routine and emergency maintenance to property management accounting. Look for monthly financial reports in your owner portal and don’t be surprised when your rent is deposited electronically and on time every month. Our owners appreciate our responsive, proactive communication. We are 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.

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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!

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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
Rent Assessment
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
Finding Tenants
Tenant Screening
Maintenance Support line
Property Maintenance
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.

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Work with Ward 6 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.

What People Are Saying About Us

Oct 15, 2021
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Nov 12, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Eduin
Their have been so professional and helpful in all ways its a good experience I can recommend 100 % to anybody.
Aug 7, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Cornelia
Profesional, responsive, good value! I rented an apartment with CPM for eleven months in Washington DC. Perfect location, in Foggy Bottom, near Potomac River Walking Path and a few bloks away from the White House. I moved to DC from Europe and I was extremely excited to be able to move in the apartment just two or three days after applying - so quick!. Everything was excellent during the entire stay in the apartment. Scott Blum and his team were very responsive. I was extremely happy that I was able to extend the rent for another month, as I was not able to move out at the date scheduled originally -- given that my return flight to Europe was cancelled at short notice due to Covid-19. This meant a lot to me. Overall, five stars, I recommend this company!
Jul 21, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Jaehyang
Scott and his team have done an excellent job managing my house. During the recent COVID related times, they also shared comprehensive information regarding rentals and contracts. The team has my confidence that they are on top of the situation.
Jul 21, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Andrew
I really cannot say enough good things about them. They are on the ball and very professional. I don’t feel nickel and dime’d as I have with some others and the staff is friendly and super responsive. To a point where I tell them to take their time answering a question or something like that! They’ve impressed me and I don’t get impressed easily. And as I understand it my tenants are happy too, so I can’t complain with that!
Jul 18, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Egleigh
Scott and team are the best in the business
Jul 11, 2020
MerchantCircle Columbia Property Management Sean
Our experience renting an apartment was easy and fun ! We got to come see the apartment the day after we put in a request, and were able to walk around and visualize the new space without feeling rushed. After renting, Scott went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable and secure in our new place. The place was clean and beautiful and ready for us to move in. Everyone we have dealt with has been beyond professional and I’m so grateful for the seamless was of the whole process.
Jun 16, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Lucy
The team at Columbia Property Management is very easy to work with and have great communication. Teasa took time to walk us through things and answer any questions, and Scott went out of his way to meet us to drop off our security deposit. We are grateful to be working with them at our new rental!
May 25, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Theodore
Scott and co were supportive of myself and my housemates. Their properties are well managed, and he’s been very accommodating in an unusual circumstance. After renting various apartments and houses over time, I can say CPM is a top tier organization.
Mar 26, 2020
Google Columbia Property Management Albert
Scott Bloom is a smart, committed and pragmatic property manager whose team I trust to make good long-term choices. I would definitely recommend Scott to anyone looking for a responsible way to manage rental properties.

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.

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Columbia Property Management

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

Main Office:
1140 3rd Street NE, Floor 2,  Washington, DC 20002
T: (888) 857-6594 | F: (202) 600-8165