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Across the U.S. businesses, schools and average citizens have been scrambling to keep ahead of the novel coronavirus. That includes landlords, property managers, and real estate business owners.

A lot of people think being a landlord is easy; you just buy a place and start collecting rent checks. That’s true, to a degree. But there’s also a lot of peripheral work that goes into the job.

Rental real estate is an excellent long-term investment that can give you a steady stream of passive income. But the reality is, it isn’t as easy as it may sound.

Washington, D.C. is a unique metropolitan area. In a way, it is a city-state ruled by Congress with an individual legislative agenda. It attracts young upstarts from around the country who dream about careers in consulting, lobbying, and politics.

The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area offers both tranquil suburban living and bustling city excitement. Hundreds of people flock to this stunning metropolitan region every year to attend school, enjoy a low cost of living and experience the unique atmosphere of close-knit communities coupled with the anonymity of city life.