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HOAs Are Trying to Stop Investors from Buying Houses to Rent

Buying houses to rent is a big decision for investors, especially if you’re new to rental property investing. There’s a lot to consider, like where you’re going to buy property, how you’ll finance the property, and how you’ll run your rental business. One aspect to consider is buying properties in HOA communities–which is becoming more […]

Why Is a Rental History Report Important for Landlords?

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Tenant screening is one of the most critical steps in the rental process. Without a good tenant screening procedure, you can easily end up with unqualified tenants who can’t pay rent on time or leave your property damaged beyond repair. Unfortunately, evicting such tenants takes more time, money, and effort than it’s worth. So, why […]

Are Mortgage Rates in 2024 Improving?

If you’re an investor or aspiring homebuyer, you know that mortgage rates have been quite unfavorable over the past few years. Luckily, after peaking at nearly 8% in October 2023, we’ve started to see rates slowly cool down. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll continue to drop. In the video below, we’ll go over the […]

7 Ways to Ensure Your Potential Tenant’s References are Real

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Any responsible rental property owner knows the importance of tenant screening when it comes to placing tenants in their property. You want to ensure the tenant you are considering has no criminal background, verifiable income that can cover the monthly rent expenses and a good credit score. One of the best ways to verify a tenant’s […]

Tips for Successful Real Estate Partnerships

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If you’re interested in real estate investing but don’t have the time, capital, or knowledge to do it alone, you may consider a real estate partnership. Real estate partnerships allow two or more investors to jointly own and manage a real estate investment. There are plenty of ways to contribute to a partnership and several […]

Employee Spotlight – Tiffany Thomas, Leasing Agent for BMG

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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 something special to our property management company. […]

9 Simple Updates to Increase Energy Efficiency in Your Rental

You may feel that investing in energy efficiency for your rental properties is not the best use of time and money. After all, you are not the one living in the property and, therefore, will not reap any of the benefits. However, you couldn’t be more wrong. Today, we’ll go over nine ways to increase […]

Housing Market Predictions: What to Watch For in 2024

As we enter the new year, many investors and homebuyers wonder if this will be the year to buy real estate. Will mortgage rates decrease? Will there be more homes on the market? Is a market crash on the horizon? Check out the video below where we go over the current state of the market […]

Real Estate Numbers You Should Know for Property Investment Success

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Getting into the rental property business is exciting, especially if you are a new landlord. With the dream of making money, whether just to supplement your current income or become financially independent from the grind of the corporate world, there is much to look forward to! Luckily, most people who make rental property investments succeed […]

Is It Time to Fire Your Property Manager? 8 Signs to Look For

Property management is one of the most important aspects of any rental business. Unfortunately, hiring a bad property manager can significantly affect your bottom line. That’s why recognizing a bad property manager from the start can help you avoid lost rental income and potential legal issues. In the video below, we’ll review when to fire […]