Understanding Your Owner Portal

In October 2010, the “Owner Portal” launched as a benefit to our owners. However after the launch we … [Read more...]

Communicating with your Tenant – Where is the Line Drawn?

As a landlord, the line of communication between you and your tenant may appear vague. To avoid any … [Read more...]

To Accept or Not Accept: The Pet Question

In our experience as a management firm, 60% or more of the tenant pool that may be interested in … [Read more...]

Lease Requirement vs. Enforcement: A Discussion of Hardwood Floors

The McGrath Real Estate lease is written to protect our Client’s best interests. It has been … [Read more...]

Spotlight On … Repairs

Over the past years, your response to our surveys has provided us a roadmap of what improvements we … [Read more...]

Spotlight on … Inspections & Compliance

As a landlord, it can be scary to allow a stranger to live in your house while you are away. The … [Read more...]

First Annual McGrath Client Appreciation Wine Party

On October 19th, McGrath Real Estate hosted our first annual, McGrath Client Appreciation Wine Party … [Read more...]

Small Repair, Large Cost: The Math Behind Contractor Pricing

A major concern of our clients is paying too much for repairs. As you know, section 39 of your lease … [Read more...]

VRLTA & the McGrath Lease: Do You Know the Difference?

Many of our Renters ask us about the Virginia Residential Landlord Tenant Act and why there are … [Read more...]

First Annual McGrath Real Estate Client Costume Contest

This October 2013, McGrath Real Estate held our first annual Client Halloween Costume Contest. There … [Read more...]