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Less Than 1% Eviction Rate
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Monthly Archives: June 2016

How to Create a Rental Property Business Plan that Sets You Up for Success

Do you own a house or apartment building that you can rent out to tenants to generate income? If you answered yes then you should jump at the opportunity. Becoming a landlord is a fantastic decision for anyone who wants to create an income stream for themselves at any point in their lives. But if […]

Tips for Reducing Vacancy Rates

No Baltimore landlord likes a vacant property. Worries about loss of income, damage to the property, and theft can cause many sleepless nights.  And while vacancies are an unwelcome downside to being a landlord, there are steps you can take to reduce the possibility of an unoccupied property. Let’s jump right in and take a […]

5 Amenities College Students Look for in a Rental Property

You might feel hesitant to rent to students. Maybe you’ve heard stories of wild parties where students trash their house, or maybe you’re concerned that students don’t make enough money to pay rent on time every month. However, if you screen every tenant thoroughly and clearly explain your rules, you might find that renting to […]

Burning Questions Landlords Have for Property Management Companies

If you own rental property in the Howard County area, chances are you have considered hiring a property management company at one point or another.  After all, the right property management company can handle the time-consuming tasks and stresses related to leasing your rental home. As a landlord, it is important you feel reassured that […]

How to Choose a Tenant When Multiple Applicants Seem Like a Good Fit

If you’re reading this post, this situation is probably familiar: You started marketing one of your properties, and lots of prospective tenants called you and/or came to the showing. Several tenants seemed interested, and out of those, a few applied to live in your property. Then, you realized something. All of the applicants seem like […]

The Pros and Cons of Collecting Last Month’s Rent

Now that you have the perfect tenant for your Howard County rental property, you must decide how much money you would like to collect upfront before you tenant moves in. While charging new tenants first month’s rent and a security deposit is commonplace, the question remains – should you charge last month’s rent as well? […]

Common Eviction Mistakes Maryland Landlords Make

No landlord looks forward to an eviction.  Unfortunately, it is sometimes necessary as a legal means for getting a problem tenant out of your rental property. Maryland laws are very strict when it comes to evicting a tenant, regardless of the reasoning behind the eviction.  As a landlord, it is important that you and your […]

9 Tips for Transitioning from Part-Time to Full-Time Landlord

Think you’re ready to become a full-time landlord? While becoming self-employed can be exciting, it can also be scary and take a huge toll on you financially if you aren’t prepared. So, it’s important for you to plan ahead and understand exactly what you’ll be responsible for as a full-time landlord. To help you out, […]