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UMW Property Management
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Dodson Property Management was founded in UMW, VA in 2007.
The UMW office of DPM covers the cities of UMW, Petersburg,
Hopewell and Colonial Heights, as well as the counties of Hanover, Henrico,
Chesterfield, King William and Goochland. DPM manages over 3500 units
to offer a range of options for renters to consider.
Every property is assigned a dedicated Property Management
team to perform the services below to the delight of the owner.
Each team consists of a senior property manager, assistant leasing
manager, and assistant maintenance manager.
Assessing market rent amount
Coordinating the advertising for the property for rent
Showing property to potential tenants
Screening potential tenants
Collecting security deposit
Performing move-in inspection
Coordinating routine maintenance issues while property is vacant (cleaning, lawn maintenance, etc.)
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Full Service Management:
Notifying tenants with a pay or quit notice when they are late
Assessing and collecting late fees
Receiving maintenance requests from tenants and dispatching professional, reliable, and fairly-priced subcontractors
Performing regular inspections as well as move-out inspections
Reconciling security deposits
Strategic long-term planning including recommendations for long-term maintenance issues, potential rent increases, etc.
Monthly and year-end financial reporting to make your year-end tax filing as simple as possible.
Lease Renewal Services:
Reassessing market rent
Contacting owner to ask if they want to renew and advising owner on new rental amount
Reaching out to tenant to negotiate the renewal
Procuring a signed renewal letter or in some cases, a new lease
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RENT HAPPY™ Customer Testimonials
"The team is great. I've received personal and prompt attention. They are mindful that I am not in the area and inform me of any issues as if I were there, This is my first experience working with a property manager and have had a great experience thus far. "
— Shaun Min, Owner/Invester - Vienna, VA
We appreciate the care and professionalism that we receive as property owners
and that our tenants receive as well. Dodson is quick to take care of any issues
with our buildings or tenants before they become larger problems. We have great
communication through email, phone and text messages. We plan to purchase additional
property in the near future and will continue to use Dodson for all of our properties.”
- Raine Salhab - UMW, VA
UMW (University of Mary Washington) Area Information
The University of Mary Washington is a public liberal arts and sciences university in Virginia. The university, with a total enrollment of about 5,000, features colleges of business, education and arts and sciences, and three campuses, including a residential campus in Fredericksburg, Va., a second one in nearby Stafford and a third in Dahlgren, Va., which serves as a center of development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy, higher education institutions and the region’s employers.
The University maintains a campus in nearby Stafford County. At this campus, working adults are able to take classes at night or on weekends to complete a bachelor’s degree or earn a master’s degree. Opened in 1999 as the James Monroe Center, the Stafford campus later became known as the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. CGPS has been replaced by a College of Business and a College of Education.
- Source: Wikipedia