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Monthly Archives: July 2015

9 Tips for Getting and Keeping Happy Tenants in Prince George’s County

As a Maryland landlord, you probably already know that keeping a good tenant around is a lot less stressful and cheaper than having to find a new one. However, finding and retaining high-quality tenants can be a challenge, even if you have a lot of experience with Prince George’s County property management. Not to worry […]

12 Things to Know About Hiring and Working with a Contractor

12 Things to Know About Hiring and Working with a Contractor

Whether you are looking to do a simple fix up or an entire remodel of your rental property, every Maryland landlord will need to hire a contractor at some point.   Although most repairs or maintenance issues can be handled without the use of hired help, sometimes the reality is that a job is too large […]

9 Tips for Building Healthy Tenant/Landlord Relationships

9 Tips for Building Healthy Tenant/Landlord Relationships

Being a successful Maryland landlord involves so much more than simply collecting a rent check. You’ve got to advertise, show your properties, review applications, keep track of paperwork and more. But you can’t just be concerned with the business side of being a landlord – to achieve success with property management in areas like Anne […]

How to Ask a Tenant to Move Out

How to Ask a Tenant to Move Out

Do you need to get a tenant who is renting month-to-month out of your property?   If so, then you’re probably frustrated and anxiously wondering how you can ask them to move out. After all, the formal process of evicting a tenant can be lengthy (it can take months!) and expensive, so you should try […]

3 Things Howard County Landlords Need to Know About Insurance

3 Things Howard County Landlords Need to Know About Insurance

Often insurance is one of the last loose ends people tie up before renting out their property.   However, insurance should be more than just an afterthought. If you don’t have the right policies, not only are you putting your investment at risk, but you could also put your entire financial well-being in jeopardy. No […]

Should You Rent to a Self-Employed Tenant?

Should You Rent to a Self-Employed Tenant?

The decision to approve a self-employed tenant to rent your home is often a tricky one. Some landlords get nervous when they hear the words “self-employed” or “freelancer”. The truth is, there are great income opportunities for those seeking the self-employed route, but for landlords this often means there is no employer reference, no stable […]

5 Strategies for Attracting Great Tenants in Montgomery County, MD

5 Strategies for Attracting Great Tenants in Montgomery County, MD

Not matter how much care you put into your Montgomery County rental properties, if you don’t have tenants your investment will sink. But, you don’t just want any tenants. You want great tenants. No matter if you have the help of a Montgomery County property management company or are trying to find tenants on your […]

Are Your Tenants Putting Your Investment at Risk by Using Airbnb?

Are Your Tenants Putting Your Investment at Risk by Using Airbnb?

Even the most conscientious landlord can’t control everything. Much of the risk involved in investing in rentals is the unpredictability of the tenants. One of the newest ways tenants are creating problems for Baltimore area landlords is by trying to make money from the fast growing startup Airbnb. What is Airbnb? Airbnb is a marketplace […]

7 Things Successful Maryland Landlords Do

7 Things Successful Maryland Landlords Do

Being a landlord can be challenging. It often takes some time to figure out the best ways to deal with everything from tenants to taxes. But, you don’t have to figure everything out on your own. All experienced successful landlords have habits that eliminate many of the risks of real estate investing while making sure […]

Pest Control: Lease Considerations, Code Violations, and Top Prevention Tips

Pest Control: Lease Considerations, Code Violations, and Top Prevention Tips

Summertime in Anne Arundel County, Maryland is a time for tenants to invite family and friends over to your rental home for barbeques and pool parties. But what about those they do not invite into your home? We are talking about those tiny little pests that creep and crawl into your rental property seeking cooler […]