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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

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 Landl... 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

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

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

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

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 Own-... read»

Needle in a Haystack: Apartment Hunting in DC

Needle in a Haystack: Apartment Hunting in DC

Bryce Baschuk | November 29th 2010

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 sid... read»

Amateur Landlord: Getting Up to Code

Amateur Landlord: Getting Up to Code

Bryce Baschuk | October 6th 2010

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 day... 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

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 l... 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

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... read»

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