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New Landlords - we request that you read through all of our blog entries as some of the older posts contain the most important information that we’d like to share.


 

Tenant’s Security Deposits – Wear/Tear, Depreciation, and Legal Disputes

Michele Odems - Monday, July 24, 2017

Proud member of the National Association of Residential Property Manger (NARPM)

Michele Odems - Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Our Vendor Pool – Prompt Quality Services at Competitive Rates

Michele Odems - Thursday, July 06, 2017

Cash Flow and Return on Investment – It’s Complicated !

Michele Odems - Monday, April 03, 2017

The target rental price for your home is driven by many factors….the amount of your mortgage is not one of them.

Michele Odems - Friday, February 24, 2017

Strict decisions upfront lead to positive results on rental payment performance

Michele Odems - Monday, February 06, 2017

While you were away….. someone’s been living in your house!!

Michele Odems - Friday, January 27, 2017

When it doesn’t work out well….

Michele Odems - Friday, November 04, 2016

Let Uncle John know that you won’t need him to fix the toilets

Michele Odems - Friday, October 21, 2016

Your home WILL need maintenance!!

Michele Odems - Friday, October 14, 2016

Its Not Just About Collecting Rent, Landlords Need to Consider Tax Implications

Michele Odems - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Speed of Trust – and how it relates to hot water heaters and summer heat.

Michele Odems - Friday, September 30, 2016

One landlord’s treasure is another tenant’s trash…..

Michele Odems - Friday, August 19, 2016

New Rule – HUD finds blanket denial of applications based on arrests and convictions to violate Fair Housing regulations.

Michele Odems - Thursday, July 07, 2016

Planning for the cost of turnover between tenants

Michele Odems - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Insurance is Important!

Michele Odems - Monday, March 14, 2016

Planning and Budgeting for Emergency Situations

Michele Odems - Thursday, February 18, 2016

Dishes in the sink, clothes on the floor and carpets that need to be vacuumed?

Michele Odems - Thursday, February 18, 2016

Listing 45 Days in Advance and Pricing Right to Begin Marketing

Michele Odems - Wednesday, December 30, 2015

One-Day Property Turnovers– Why we feel the benefits outweigh the challenges

Michele Odems - Monday, December 21, 2015

Fall/Winter HVAC Servicing Appointments

Michele Odems - Friday, December 04, 2015

The Realty of Listing Rentals During the Winter Months

Michele Odems - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Clarity on Long Range Plans is an important factor for successful management of your rental property

Michele Odems - Friday, November 20, 2015

Talking to Tenants – Leave that to us!!

Michele Odems - Monday, September 28, 2015

The grass is always greener when the owner is caring for it!!!

Michele Odems - Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Showing The Property When Tenants Are In Place

Michele Odems - Friday, June 19, 2015

Understanding EPA Requirements for Repairs in Older Homes

Michele Odems - Friday, June 12, 2015

When the courts need to get involved…..

Michele Odems - Friday, June 05, 2015

Annual Maintenance of Your Asset

Michele Odems - Friday, May 29, 2015

HOA Coordination

Michele Odems - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

VRLTA versus Common Law Leases

Michele Odems - Friday, May 15, 2015

"Ready to Rent" Policy

Michele Odems - Monday, May 11, 2015

$$$$ Prepare for HVAC Costs $$$$$

Michele Odems - Friday, May 01, 2015

“As-Is” Appliances end up adding to long term costs

Michele Odems - Friday, April 24, 2015

Late Rent Realities

Michele Odems - Friday, April 17, 2015

Month-to-Month Leases - Good or Bad?

Michele Odems - Friday, April 10, 2015

Military on the Move!

Michele Odems - Friday, April 03, 2015

Don’t duke it out with the tenants!!

Michele Odems - Friday, March 27, 2015

Planning for Plumbing Problems

Michele Odems - Friday, March 20, 2015

Few Tenants Travel with Their Washers and Dryers!

Michele Odems - Friday, March 13, 2015

How Fair Housing Laws impact the Tenant Application Process

Michele Odems - Monday, October 13, 2014

The Down-Side of Home Warranties

Michele Odems - Friday, August 15, 2014

What Landlords Need to Know About Mold in Virginia

Michele Odems - Sunday, July 06, 2014

All Utilities On – All the Time!

Michele Odems - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Big Decision About Pets!!

Victoria Le - Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Repair Deductibles – Good in concept but not in practice!

Michele Odems - Monday, January 20, 2014

Yes, You DO Need to Fix That Toilet!!

Victoria Le - Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Growing Trend in "Roommate" Rentals

Web Admin - Monday, November 26, 2012

New Virginia Law Impacts Tenant's Water Service Accounts

Web Admin - Monday, June 18, 2012

The Reality of Risky Renters

Web Admin - Thursday, February 23, 2012

Understanding Tax Benefits

Web Admin - Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Focusing on Tenant Retention

Web Admin - Monday, February 20, 2012

Doing our part to create jobs!!

Web Admin - Sunday, January 15, 2012

Areas of Expertise and Professional Limitiations

Web Admin - Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Research and Understand Warranty and Insurance Limitations on Rental Properties

Web Admin - Monday, November 14, 2011

Deciding whether to purchase a Home Warranty for your rental property

Web Admin - Sunday, September 25, 2011

Collecting Damages From Tenants

Web Admin - Thursday, September 15, 2011

Deciding whether to raise the rent at lease renewal time…

Web Admin - Thursday, March 17, 2011

Balancing between maximizing cash flow and minimizing vacancy rate

Web Admin - Friday, January 28, 2011

Budgeting for Maintenance

Web Admin - Thursday, January 20, 2011

Goals/Commitments for RPM Direct

Web Admin - Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Rise of the Unintentional Investor

Web Admin - Monday, January 17, 2011


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4004 Genesee Place - Suite 113
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Business: 703-590-8109
Fax: 703-590-9988

Email: info@RPMDirectVA.com