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6 Reasons Good Tenants Leave

Eric Guggenheimer - Monday, July 12, 2021
Once you’ve completed your screening process and find the right tenants, you want them to stay for as long as possible.   People who take good care of your rental property and abide by the terms of your lease aren’t always easy to come by. Ensuring your renters are happy and comfortable in your property is essential for h...

Should Renters Be Able to Paint Your Virginia Income Property?

Eric Guggenheimer - Tuesday, June 15, 2021
If you’re a landlord in Virginia, you’re likely familiar with tenant requests to modify your unit to make it more comfortable for them. But what happens if a tenant asks to paint your income property—should you allow it?Whether or not you choose to allow a tenant to paint can depend on a few things, such as the...

Virginia Owners Guide to the Property Management Process

Eric Guggenheimer - Friday, May 21, 2021
If you own an income property in Virginia, you know just how much time and effort it takes to keep your investment running smoothly.From ensuring you have the proper documentation to screening tenants to dealing with unexpected maintenance requests, a rental property can quickly turn into an unwanted second job.Property owners that want t...

3 Problems Commonly Faced by Virginia Landlords and How to Fix Them

Eric Guggenheimer - Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Being a landlord isn’t without its challenges. Landlords in Virginia have many different responsibilities, and managing all the tasks it takes to keep your income properties running smoothly is important. However, these duties can often come with setbacks or issues that can affect the profitability of your unit. Here are three of th...

Northern VA Neighborhoods Growing in Popularity for Tenants in 2021

Eric Guggenheimer - Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Despite the challenges the rental market in Northern Virginia has seen in the past year, Northern Virginia remains a popular place to rent due to its proximity to DC and the many amenities its neighborhoods have to offer. But what areas are the most popular for renters in 2021? Here are the Northern VA neighborhoods that come to the ...

Lowering Landlord Repair Costs & Delivering Better Outcomes by Using Property Maintenance Intelligen...

Eric Guggenheimer - Friday, February 19, 2021
At Circle Property Management, part of our mission is to resolve work requests as quickly and effectively as possible. That’s why we developed our Property Maintenance Intelligence system to help lower landlord repair costs. Since 2015, our system has saved property owners thousands of dollars and improved landlord-tenant relat...

Property Maintenance Tasks: Who’s Responsible for What?

Eric Guggenheimer - Wednesday, January 13, 2021
When it comes to your income property in Northern Virginia, maintenance is one of the primary responsibilities for a successful and sustainable income. Maintenance keeps your property looking great, reduces the chances for emergency fixes (and related expenses!), and results in greater tenant satisfaction, which can maximize your chances ...

Are Virginia Landlords Obligated to Approve Roommates?

Eric Guggenheimer - Friday, December 11, 2020
Having a reliable, long-term tenant for your income property is any landlord’s goal—you want a steady, dependable income from your tenants. But what happens when your renter decides they want a roommate to help with the rent and share the responsibilities of the unit? Are you obligated to approve such a request? While there ar...

Renovations to Make in Your Income Property Before Putting It on the Market

Eric Guggenheimer - Friday, November 20, 2020
You want your income property to look its best before putting it on the market. An attractive listing can not only interest more tenants, but help you find the right fit for long-term rental income. With the right renovations, you can give your rental property the chance to make its best impression.Of course, you don’t need to updat...

How Much Are Tenant Pet Deposits and What Do They Cover?

Eric Guggenheimer - Monday, October 12, 2020
As a landlord, you have the right to deny renters with pets, except for those with service animals, as per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These animals are technically not considered to be pets.Yet the majority of renters have pets, and they expect to pay a pet deposit or fee when renting with a pet (service animals are exclud...

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