Property Management Blog


What You Need to Know as a Property Manager

Admin - Monday, September 9, 2019
At EJF Real Estate Services, we want to provide as much value as possible to the landlords and investors we work with. We also want to do whatever we can to improve the rental experience of our tenants, and to improve the industry and the entire community. So, we’re launching a new initiative that will help us communicate with ...

What Can Property Managers Benefit from by doing a Biannual Inspection of Rental Property?

Admin - Monday, September 2, 2019
In Washington, D.C., doing a biannual inspection of your rental property is an excellent way to ensure your home is being well-maintained. It also gives you the benefit of communicating with your tenants, and ensuring they are following the terms of the lease agreement. We always recommend that you do these inspections, and today we&rsquo...

Water Damage: What Property Managers Should do to Manage the Threat to their Rental

Admin - Monday, August 26, 2019
Our topic today is water damage and how to handle it in a rental property. Water damage is one of the biggest issues that property owners and professional property managers have to deal with on a regular basis. Water can come from anywhere; its sources are vast. Water can also be especially damaging. If you don’t respond to it ...

How Property Managers Should Deal with Nature’s Wildlife

Admin - Monday, August 19, 2019
Everyone loves wildlife – out in the wild. Today, we’re talking about wildlife in Washington, D.C., and we don’t mean the party scene. Instead, we’re talking about rodents and pests and other types of problems that property owners and investors in Washington, D.C. often have to deal with when it comes to ...

Allowing Pets into Your Rental Property: The Benefits and Risks

Admin - Monday, August 12, 2019
Every pet owner loves their furry friend, but when it comes to allowing pets into a rental property, the topic of pets suddenly becomes controversial. There are a lot of benefits and risks to welcoming animals into your investment home in Washington, D.C., and we’re talking about those in today’s blog.Benefits to Pet-Friendly ...

Property Management Industry Update and Hot Topics of June 2019

Admin - Friday, June 14, 2019
As you know, at EJF Real Estate Services, we like to provide updates for the investors and landlords we work with. Today, we’re letting you know what the buzz is about in June around the local Washington, D.C. rental market. Whether you’re investing now or you’re thinking about investing in the future, we have a June upd...

Property Management Industry Update and Hot Topics of April 2019

Admin - Tuesday, April 30, 2019
The hot topics that we discuss in professional residential property management circles change all the time. In April, we were all consumed with a couple of important changes that we’ve been watching in the industry and the local market. Today, we’re summarizing two important things that you need to know about if you&rsquo...

D.C. Eviction Law Update

Admin - Monday, April 22, 2019
Starting March 13, 2019, the law governing evictions in Washington D.C. has been adjusted. Contrary to the previously required 14 days’ advance written notice, landlords are now mandated to provide a tenant facing eviction with a minimum of 21 days’ advance written notice of the exact date of eviction. Check the link belo...

DRCA Announces Enforcement and Consumer Protection Enhancements

Matthew Greeves - Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has rolled out different strategies aimed at enhancing consumer protection through stricter enforcement of housing code laws. The regulatory commission has announced that beginning from May this year, housing inspectors will in the case of any violation of housing code, issue a...

2019 Market Forecast for Rentals Properties in DC

Matthew Greeves - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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A series of significant shifts are happening in the rental and the Washington ,DC property management industry. People are renting properties as a result of the affordable housing shortage, and many others are because of social and economic factors. Also, many diverse groups of households are renting their homes rather than buying them.&n...

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