I Want No Animals in My Rental!

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Many homeowners have a strict no pets policy for their rental units. Reasons could be many, but some common considerations would include the potential for noise for neighbors, damage to the home, hard to remove odors, allergies, cultural or religious reasons and so on. There are no limits on restricting pets from your rental – […]

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Should I accept Housing Voucher/Section 8 Tenants?

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Housing Choice Voucher tenants (or “Section 8 Program tenants”) are common in many jurisdictions in Northern Virginia. A landlord usually first becomes aware of the program when a potential renter calls up asking “Do you accept housing vouchers or Section 8?”. The question used to be – should you? Now the question is also – […]

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Need to Find a Tenant? We can help!

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At Soldsense we are your leasing experts. Every year we find great tenants for our landlord clients. We handle the whole process, including: Advice on preparing your unit for rent Strategy and advice on tenant requirements, pet policies, security deposits, insurance and homeowner associations. Advertising of your property Pre-screening of tenants Arranging and doing showings + […]

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Why a stacked washer/dryer may be a bad idea

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A stacked front-load washer/dryer is a great space-saver – particularly in a small home or condominium.  The problem with a stacked unit does become apparent pretty soon when one of the units ultimately breaks down. Some repair companies will not work on stacked units or will charge extra to send two service people to your […]

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