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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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 […]

Top 5 Mistakes New Landlords Make, and How to Avoid Them

If you are lucky enough to own rental property in Ellicott City, you know that managing a rental home requires experience, knowledge, and a lot of patience.  In addition, you know that if you do not employ a property management company, self-managing rental homes means running a small business on your own. Or, maybe you […]

How to Protect Your Income Property from Spring’s Heavy Rain

With spring in the air, flowers in bloom, and baby birds singing, it can be easy to forget that your Bethesda rental is at risk thanks to heavy rainstorms.  And, with heavy rainfall comes damage, and lots of it.  Flooded basements, overflowing rain gutters, washed out gardens, and so much more can happen to your […]

5 Reasons to Collect Rent Online

Collecting rent from your Howard County tenant is no easy feat.  Especially if you have more than one rental property. Remember, you must keep accurate records of all rent payments accepted and balance any other financial transactions that may dip into this rent collection income for when tax time comes. In the end, this adds […]

3 Tips for Dealing with Landlord/Tenant Confrontations

Confrontation can be a normal part of being a property owner, even if you employ Rockville’s best property management company to manage all of your rental property needs. However, understanding how to deal with confrontation in a professional and effective way does not always come naturally to rental property business owners.  In fact, dealing with […]

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Prospective Tenant’s References

There is a lot of excitement that occurs when a prospective tenant wants to view your vacant Maryland rental property; the hope that this will be a quality tenant is strong. After all, a high tenant turnover rate can wreak havoc on your annual profit, which is why placing tenants in your property as quickly […]

Top 7 Ways Your Tenants Can Temporarily Decorate Your Rental Home

Even though your Howard County tenants do not own the property they lease from you, chances are they want it to feel like home; for the time being, it is their home. Many property owners have strict rules when it comes to decorating or making any changes to the interior of their rental property, and […]

6 Ways to Get Your Rental Property In Spring Mode

As warmer weather quickly approaches, it is time Montgomery County property owners start thinking about how to prep their rental homes for the upcoming season.  Whether your property is vacant, or has long been occupied by high quality tenants, it is important to think about the seasonal change that is advancing. Since the harsh cold […]