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Monthly Archives: December 2015

7 Tactics for Placing Higher-Paying Tenants in Your Properties

If you have a property that will require a significantly higher monthly rent than others, you may find it harder to place a tenant there than it would be in properties with lower rates. That’s why you need to know how to appeal to potential tenants capable of paying higher rates. After all, higher-paying tenants […]

5 Easy Energy-Saving Tips for Landlords Looking to Lower Utility Costs

When you’re running a rental property business in Howard County, even the smallest savings can add up to a significant amount over time. That’s why it’s important for you to make sure that all of your rental properties are as energy-efficient as possible. You might think that energy efficiency requires a lot of effort or […]

Leasing Policies: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Drafting a comprehensive lease agreement is one of the most important things you can do when leasing your Baltimore County home. As a landlord, it is your responsibility to set the standard high for tenants from the beginning when it comes to your investment property.  Otherwise, you cannot expect your tenants to take you seriously. […]

How To Sell a Rental Property When a Tenant Currently Lives There

If you’re looking to sell your property, you probably already know that you’ll have to get it ready for showings and plan ways to advertise it. However, you may also find that there is a major roadblock on the path to selling: someone is currently living there. Rest assured, this does not mean hope is […]

The Case Against Move-In Incentives

A move-in incentive is generally something that motivates a potential tenant to move into your rental property. The same applies to those already leasing your property; a move-in incentive can be something that motivates them to renew their lease with you. These incentives are essentially bonuses or discounts for living in your home. The question […]

Think You’re Ready to Be a Landlord? Here are the Pros and Cons

If you’ve never purchased rental property, you may think that being a landlord sounds like an easy way to make a bit of somewhat passive extra income. While it can be an appealing career option and offers many benefits that traditional jobs do not, it also comes with a unique set of challenges. So, if […]

Long-Term Landscaping for Your Montgomery County Rental

One of the biggest first impressions left on potential tenants looking to <href=”https://www.baymgmtgroup.com/property-management-montgomery-county/”>rent your Montgomery County home is the outside curb appeal. Think about it. When someone pulls up to your highly sought after Potomac property, located in an exclusive, beautiful, and well-maintained community, tenants expect the same to be true of your rental home’s […]

6 Ways to Turn Tenants into Raving Fans of Your Landlord Business

While you’re relieved to have good tenants, your tenants are happy with a landlord they like and trust. But being a good landlord to your tenants won’t just keep them happy – it’ll likely help you as well by allowing you to keep long-term tenants in your properties and avoid the costs that result from […]

How to Avoid Housing Discrimination as a Landlord

It is always a landlord’s goal to find the “perfect tenant” to occupy their Baltimore County rental home. While performing thorough screenings of potential tenants that include background and credit checks, employment and income verifications, and even communication with previous landlords, income property owners must be careful that they avoid discrimination practices when it comes […]

The Landlord’s Guide to Financing a Maryland Rental Property

If you’re looking for a great way to make some income in addition to your full-time job (or to make enough income to replace it), you’ve probably considered starting a rental property business. But maybe you’re feeling uncertain about how it all works. Specifically, you might be wondering what options you have when you’re looking […]