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Posts by Bryce Baschuk

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Bryce Baschuk, from most recent to least.

Amateur Landlord: Dealing With Bad Tenants

Amateur Landlord: Dealing With Bad Tenants

Bryce Baschuk | April 23rd 2012 | 6 Comments

UrbanTurf has received a few questions recently about how to deal with tenants gone bad, so we decided to re-publish an article from our Amateur... read »

$20,000 to Move Out: Anatomy of a TOPA Sale

$20,000 to Move Out: Anatomy of a TOPA Sale

Bryce Baschuk | March 29th 2012 | 13 Comments

UrbanTurf has been getting a number of questions recently about the city’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA), so we decided to re-publish an... read »

The Not-So-Secret (and Profitable) World of DC’s Short-Term Rental Market

The Not-So-Secret (and Profitable) World of DC’s Short-Term Rental Market

Bryce Baschuk | January 20th 2011 | 6 Comments

Short-term subletting has become a lucrative endeavor in DC. Bryce Baschuk explores just how successful some renters and companies have been in... read »

Free Rent? Incentives Still Exist in DC

Free Rent? Incentives Still Exist in DC

Bryce Baschuk | January 10th 2011

Despite recent reports about the decline of concessions offered by apartments across the DC area, leasing professionals say that rent incentives... read »

Low Apartment Vacancy and High Rents Continue for DC Area in 2011, Report Says

Low Apartment Vacancy and High Rents Continue for DC Area in 2011, Report Says

Bryce Baschuk | January 5th 2011 | 7 Comments

Delta Associates has released its year-end report of the DC area apartment market which shows low vacancy, increasing rents and a probable shortage... read »

Fannie Mae Analysis Says Most Americans Want to Buy, But Will Rent for Now

Fannie Mae Analysis Says Most Americans Want to Buy, But Will Rent for Now

Bryce Baschuk | December 13th 2010 | 6 Comments

Though most Americans still aspire to own a home, many are more willing to rent for the time being, according to the results of Fannie Mae's 2010... read »

Needle in a Haystack: Apartment Hunting in DC

Needle in a Haystack: Apartment Hunting in DC

Bryce Baschuk | November 29th 2010 | 4 Comments

High rents and low vacancy have made apartment hunting in DC harder than ever before. Bryce Baschuk gets the low down from the renting and leasing... read »

Amateur Landlord: Getting Up to Code

Amateur Landlord: Getting Up to Code

Bryce Baschuk | October 6th 2010 | 4 Comments

With DC’s rental market being red hot, converting a condo or part of a residence into an apartment can bring in some good extra income these days.... read »

Report: DC Area Apartment Rents Are Up, Vacancies Very Low

Report: DC Area Apartment Rents Are Up, Vacancies Very Low

Bryce Baschuk | October 5th 2010 | 1 Comment

Rents for Class A and B apartments in the DC area have soared 7.3 percent over the past twelve months and vacancy rates are at just 2.5 percent, the... read »

Amateur Landlord: The Benefits and Costs of a Property Management Company

Amateur Landlord: The Benefits and Costs of a Property Management Company

Bryce Baschuk | September 22nd 2010 | 24 Comments

A property management company can take a lot of the hassle out of renting out an apartment. In this week’s Amateur Landlord, we looked into what a... read »

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