Our Family-Run Brokerage Finds Perfect Prospective Renters In 22209 In Arlington

The first step for us to choose a solid tenant is to advertise the listing to prospective renters moving to Northern Virginia. But the second step is to find the the right renter. Vetting possible tenants is one of the most critical duties of the successful property management of a rental property in Northern Virginia.

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Nesbitt Realty scrutinizes the potential tenant’s past behavior. With that in mind, Nesbitt Realty and Management assumes the applicant’s future behavior will be the same or similar. The possible renter should demonstrate a history of being a good, reliable renter and at the same time having the income and debt-ratio to manage rent. Our background checking process is founded on several basics including:

  • Income Verification – Nesbitt Realty investigates job title, job status, prospects for continued employment and salary. Depending upon the applicant's debt load, a tenant needs to earn not less than 3 to 4 times the monthly rent in gross income to qualify for rental.
  • Application – After the applicant visits a investment home, the agent takes an application. The application is accompanied by supporting documentation so that Nesbitt Realty can verify and examine all information included on the application. The applicant pays for the cost of the background check at the time of application.
  • Landlord Reference – Nesbitt utilizes public information, tax records and other research and verification to ensure that we're talking to actual property owner about actual rental history of the applicant.

If accepted, the applicant’s in-processing includes a lease, lease signing, collecting pro-rated rent, and providing the lessee with a copy of any association documents needed for disclosure and instruction on rules and regulations associated with the rental and community.

For a complete break-down our process, email Will Nesbitt or read more here. Nesbitt Realty & Management has these important associations and affiliations: National Association of Residential Property Managers, Virginia Association of Realtors, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, and more. Nesbitt Realty and Management is fully authorized to manage rental in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and we have all necessary licenses and accreditation.

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Will Nesbitt

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with NesbittRealty.com Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.