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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Employee Spotlight – Griffin Wills, Director of New Business Development

Employee Spotlight - Griffin Wills, Director of New Business Development

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 contribute something special to our property management company. Therefore, […]

Common Types of Property Maintenance for Landlords

Common Types of Property Maintenance for Landlords

Property maintenance for landlords is seemingly endless. Along with purchasing and managing the property, landlords must learn how much to budget for the ongoing maintenance needs they are sure to encounter. In addition to emergency repairs, preventative maintenance plays a key role in the health of your investment property. So, join us below to learn […]

15 Books on Real Estate Investing Every Landlord Should Read

15 Books on Real Estate Investing Every Landlord Should Read

Investing in real estate is a fantastic way to collect passive income and build long-term wealth. However, if you are new to the industry, it can be daunting even figuring out where to start. Thankfully, successful investors, real estate moguls, and financial professionals share their knowledge in books that any potential landlord can benefit from. […]

Tenants Not Paying Rent During COVID – What is a Landlord to Do?

Tenants Not Paying Rent During COVID - What is a Landlord to Do?

Unfortunately for landlords, the COVID-19 pandemic has left many tenants unable to pay for their monthly rent due to shut-downs, furloughs, or complete job loss. As businesses struggle to resume operations, the threat of tenants not being able to afford to pay all of their bills continues to be an issue.  So, what are property […]

How to Price a Rental Property for Minimum Vacancy and Maximum Profit

How to Price a Rental Property for Minimum Vacancy and Maximum Profit

In the rental industry, price is a major ruling factor. Not only does it affect tenant’s ability to afford your property, but the price also contributes to how much profit landlords have at the end of the month. But how does a landlord know how to price a rental property competitively while maintaining a healthy […]

What to Do When a Tenant Leaves Belongings Behind in Your Property

As a lease comes to an end and tenants vacate, it is time to go through finding new tenants all over again.  Part of a landlord’s job is to complete a move out inspection to determine tenant damage. However, what happens when you inspect the residence and find that the property’s tenant left personal items? […]

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

The dream of any landlord is to have multiple well-qualified applications vying for their rental listing. However, if that becomes a reality, how do you decide? While this can seem like a good problem to have, it puts landlords in a difficult spot. Additionally, any decision made must comply with Fair Housing Laws. So, if […]

Top Tax Write-Offs for Landlords & Real Estate Investors

Top End of Year Tax Write-Offs for Landlords and Real Estate Investors

The dreaded end of year tax season is once again upon us. This can be a particularly stressful time for landlords trying to navigate what you can and cannot write off. There are, in fact, many tax benefits for rental property investors, but only if you know how to use them. So, continue reading below […]

Simple Ways to Calculate Prorated Rent Every Landlord Can Use

Simple Ways to Calculate Prorated Rent Every Landlord Can Use

In a perfect world, every tenant would move in on the first and out on the last day of the month. However, the reality is never perfect. As a matter of fact, moving in after the first is very common throughout the rental industry. So, when the lease begins on any day other than the […]

When and How Can Landlords Make Tenants Pay for Repairs?

When and How Can Landlords Make Tenants Pay for Repairs?

For landlords and tenants, the line between damages and normal wear and tear must be clearly defined from the start. Therefore, it is critical to outline what happens when repair issues arise to prevent disputes down the road. In general, landlords cover the cost of any standard maintenance in the rental property. That said, some […]