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What Is an Estoppel Certificate in Real Estate?

What Is an Estoppel Certificate in Real Estate_

Has your landlord given you an estoppel certificate to sign? If you’re unfamiliar with what this certificate means, your role as a tenant can be confusing. As such, it’s important to know what it is, what it means, and when you might need to sign one. In today’s article, we’ll go over everything you need […]

Should I Let My Tenant Paint Their Rental Unit?

Should I Let My Tenant Paint Their Rental Unit?

Should I let my tenant paint their rental property?  When you own rental properties, you may find yourself asking this question. For some landlords, this question leads to an automatic “no.” However, you may want to consider the pros and cons first. Today, we’ll review why some tenants want to paint, the pros and cons […]

Common Misconceptions About Property Management

When it comes to property management, some owners think it’s a breeze and that they can handle it themselves. However, the truth is that self-managing a rental property (or several) is much easier said than done. As such, hiring professional property management can be a lifesaver. However, if you get caught up in the common […]

9 Questions You Should Ask When Interviewing a Property Manager

Are you tired of handling your day-to-day landlord responsibilities on your own? If so, you’re likely considering hiring a property manager to help make your rental property business less demanding. However, if you choose the wrong property manager, your decision could backfire, making your job as a landlord even more stressful. That’s why it’s important […]

How to Assess Water Damage in Your Basement Effectively: A Guide for Landlords

Are you aware that a silent intruder could lurk beneath your rental property, silently wreaking havoc on its value and your tenants’ well-being? Often unseen and insidious, water damage can chip away at your property’s integrity by decreasing its value by 10-20%. As a landlord, staying proactive against this hidden threat and knowing how to […]

How to Plan for Your HOA Budget

Homeowners Associations (HOAs) play a large role in creating and maintaining a welcoming and fulfilling environment for their communities. That said, it takes a dedicated team of professionals and resources to make that happen. One of the most crucial responsibilities of an HOA, which is often overlooked, is budgeting. Today, we’ll review the importance of […]

What is the Renter’s Bill of Rights and How Does It Protect Tenants?

Understanding and protecting tenant rights is a huge part of owning and managing rental properties. However, laws that regulate rentals or address tenant rights can vary widely across the United States. As a result, depending on the city or state, you may find policies that heavily favor the landlord or tenant, but rarely is it […]

What Is an FHA 203(k) Loan? How It Works

If you’re looking to finance a fixer-upper, there are several loan options to consider. For instance, you could take out a traditional mortgage for the home and fund the renovations yourself, use a hard money loan, or explore an FHA 203(k) loan. Many fixer-upper homebuyers choose the Federal Housing Administration’s 203(k) loan to combine the […]

Employee Spotlight – Nerissa Gagarin, Property Manager for BMG

At Bay Property Management Group, we are property management professionals focused on customer service. Furthermore, our goal is to make property ownership both a pleasurable and profitable experience for our clients. We know that our success is due to our awesome team members and how they each contribute to our Baltimore property management company. Therefore, […]

Real Estate SEO: Tips and Strategies to Boost Success

Anyone with a business wants to get more eyes on their website to increase brand awareness, generate leads, and gain more customers. That said, search engine optimization is an excellent way to increase visibility and drive more traffic to your website, whether you’re a rental property owner, property manager, or real estate agent. Today, we’ll […]