How to Handle Long-Term Guests in Your Rental Property

There is a thin line separating who should be considered a guest in your Pikesville rental property and who constitutes an actual residing tenant.  And, if you are not careful, guests that overstay their welcome in your rental property can quickly turn into serious liabilities if they become more tenant-like than guest-like. In order to … Read More

Should You Allow a Cosigner For Your Tenant?

It’s tough enough to draft a legally compliant lease agreement for your Philadelphia tenant, but adding a cosigner policy takes things to another level of complexity.  Along with that comes the question of why your tenant needs a cosigner in the first place. But is it really a big deal to allow your tenant to … Read More

6 Best Ways to Add Square Footage to Your Rental Property

Anne Arundel County’s competitive market and wide appeal makes it a prime place to rent. As the heartland of Maryland, Anne Arundel County offers tenants wonderful things, such as close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay, educational and employment opportunities, and plenty of outside activities to enjoy with friends and family alike. With this in mind, … Read More

How to Properly Handle an Unexpectedly Abandoned Rental

Property owners face the risk of an unruly tenant abandoning their property at any time. Yes, even if your Parkville property management company conducts thorough tenant screenings of all prospective tenants, there is always the chance your tenant may unexpectedly vacate. Dealing with a tenant that abandons your investment property presents a number of challenges. … Read More


How to Deal with Late Paying Tenants

One of the biggest challenges property owners in Prince George’s County face is collecting rent from tenants. Though ideally every tenant will pay rent in full and on time every month, all property owners know that this is not always realistic.  There will be a late paying tenant at one point or another; it just … Read More

Top 5 Things to Emphasize in Your Tenant Welcome Packet

It is no secret that first impressions are a big deal when it comes to anything business-related.  In fact, the impression you give your Baltimore City tenants upon first meeting them may just have enough of an impact to convince them to renew at the end of their lease term. So why not put your … Read More

5 Things Landlords Should Know About Renting to Roommates

As the average rental rates continue to rise nationwide and the percentage of people living with someone other than their spouse or partner continues to rise as well, it is important for property owners in Howard County to understand what it might mean to lease their rental property to roommates. Despite the fact that your … Read More

Easy Ways to Go the Extra Mile for Your Tenant and Boost Retention

With over 41% of Rockville residents currently renting, it is no wonder people are jumping at the chance to invest in rental homes.  And, while there are certainly some established landlords in the market whose hands have been in the industry for a while now, there is no reason you cannot up your game and … Read More

6 Red Flags Not to Miss in Tenant Screening

Thorough tenant screening of all prospective Maryland tenants is critical to the success of your rental property business.  Place the wrong tenant in your property and you could face enormous financial loss, property damage, and even the fall of your rental property business altogether. When you are screening potential tenants for your investment property, especially … Read More