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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Cash for Keys—Why to Never Give in To a Tenant

If the purpose of an investment property is to provide an income for the property owner, then it can be an entirely frustrating situation when a tenant becomes delinquent on his or her rent. What can a landlord do with an unruly tenant? In most cases, landlords turn to the legal system and begin the […]

The Risk of Investing in a Norristown, PA Investment Property

Norristown is conveniently located in Montgomery County, PA, along three major interstates: I-76, I-276, and I-476. As a whole, Montgomery County has a very stable housing market and is often quite sought after for buyers and renters alike for features such as the excellent school systems. Because of the urban feel of the township, Norristown […]

How To Host Your First Thanksgiving In Your New Washington D.C. Apartment

The holidays are fast approaching, and you may already be planning your upcoming holiday parties. Hosting Thanksgiving in your new Washington D.C. apartment may seem a little daunting because of space constraints, but don’t fret. Living in small spaces may require some planning and creative thinking, but hosting parties in an apartment is doable with […]

How To Handle a Tenant Who Skipped Out On a Maryland Lease

It is an unfortunate situation, but one that almost every Maryland property owner will encounter at some point: a tenant skips out on a lease, with seemingly no intention of returning to the rental property. While it can be tempting to fill the vacancy as soon as possible to avoid missing out on more revenue, […]

Rent Escrow: What is it, and is it Avoidable?

Rent Escrow; we’d be lying if we said we haven’t heard this term thrown around quite a bit in the Property Management industry. If you’re new to being an owner of a rental property, this may be something you’ve never heard of before. In this blog post, we’re going to talk about rent escrow: what […]

Upgrades to Improve Your Rental Property Value

When it comes to adding upgrades to your rental property, it’s important to make smart choices to increase rent and your bottom line. Rental property improvements need to find that perfect balance between investing enough to increase the value, but also avoiding spending money on the wrong things. Avoid over-improving your rental property and pricing […]

Spring Cleaning is Out! Check Out Our Fall Cleaning Checklist for Washington D.C. Renters

Fall is officially here! With cold, wet weather setting in, you will likely be spending more time doing indoor activities. So as the leaves begin to fall, the ground starts to freeze, and you start hunkering down inside, you may want to start thinking about tidying up your rental. While spring might get all the […]

Employee Spotlight: Michael MacKay, Leasing Manager

At Bay Property Management Group, we are property management professionals focused on customer service. Furthermore, our goal is to make property ownership both a pleasurable and profitable experience for our clients. We know that our success is due to our awesome team members, and how they each contribute something special to our property management company. […]