Author: Erica Higgins

29 Jul

Protecting Your Property: How Property Management Companies Can Help Smooth the Rental Process

For the past month, I have been helping a friend renovate her brother’s rental house. This completely unplanned renovation occurred after the tenants who had been renting the house were evicted for being four months behind in their rent. The rental house is in the Shenandoah Valley, approximately 2 hours from...

01 Jun

Resources for the Tenant Screening Process

While browsing rental advice websites, I stumbled across a gem. According to, “64% of landlords are content to entrust their house to tenants depending on little more than a hunch.” That is an overwhelming number of landlords who base their opinion of a potential tenant on insufficient knowledge. Thankfully, with the...