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Monthly Archives: July 2021

What Are the Responsibilities of a Property Management Company?

New or novice rental property owners may find that being a landlord entails more than they bargained for. That said, enlisting the help of one of Gaithersburg’s top property management companies is the next logical step. However, you may be unfamiliar with the responsibilities of a property manager and just how much they can benefit property […]

Top Real Estate Investment Tools for Rental Landlords in 2021

Top Real Estate Investment Tools for Rental Landlords in 2021

So many opinions on how to be a successful real estate investor can be overwhelming to new owners. In 2021, investors looking to diversify their current portfolio or take advantage of passive income opportunities turn to real estate. Thanks to developing technology and professional management firms, it is now easier than ever to efficiently manage […]

Should You Allow a Cosigner For Your Tenant?

Occasionally, landlords will come across applicants that seem great on paper but do not quite meet the income or credit requirements. When this occurs, landlords have two options, deny them and lose a potentially good tenant or allow the applicant to have a cosigner. That said, not every rental owner is familiar with the practice […]

Top 10 Expensive Rental Home Repairs for Landlords

Top 10 Expensive Rental Home Repairs for Landlords

Many uncertainties accompany rental property ownership. However, one thing is for certain, maintenance and repairs are inevitable. Unfortunately, a common mistake for new landlords is underestimating potential maintenance costs and not preparing for the worst. While avoiding many disastrous repairs involves preventive action, it is always a good idea to set aside more emergency funds […]

DIY Rental Property Repairs Every Landlord Needs to Know

DIY Rental Property Repairs Every Landlord Needs to Know

Maintenance and repairs are some of the biggest expenses for rental property owners. However, learning how to complete simple DIY repairs and knowing when to call experts is important to managing costs. For example, unclogging a toilet could be an easy DIY fix, but hiring a professional plumber can run anywhere from $150 to $700! […]

Rental Marketing Strategies to Help Reduce Vacancy

Rental Marketing Strategies to Help Reduce Vacancy

A rental property is only successful if a paying tenant occupies it consistently. Therefore, effective rental property marketing, along with thorough tenant screening, is vital. After all, every unoccupied day chips away at an owner’s overall profits. So, learning how to prepare for and manage vacancies should be a priority for landlords. Continue reading below […]

How To Handle a Tenant Who Skipped Out On a Lease

Ideally, when a tenant decides to move on, they provide the landlord with ample notice per the terms of their lease. However, owning and managing a rental property is not always so simple. Occasionally a tenant may break the lease or abandon the property with no evidence of an intent to return. So, while it […]

Comprehensive Landlord’s Guide to Pet Policies for Rentals

Comprehensive Landlord's Guide to Pet Policies for Rentals

Upwards of 70% of today’s renters own a pet, yet finding accommodating housing can prove challenging. For landlords, accepting pets comes with some inherent risk, yet not accepting them severely limits the pool of prospects. That said, allowing pets requires landlords to create strict policies and require extra fees to help protect your valuable investment […]

How to Handle Long-Distance Property Management as a Landlord

How to Handle Long-Distance Property Management as a Landlord

For many reasons, living close to your rental investment property may not be possible. While living close by does make things easier, being a long-distance landlord can work if you are prepared. Modern technology and services allow investors to purchase property anywhere to get the most out of their portfolios. Join us below as we […]

What is Property Management?

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Understanding property management responsibilities will help you determine if hiring a property management company is the right choice for your rental property. Property managers maintain properties as organized and financially stable environments. Some landlords choose to manage their own property (or properties) themselves. This is not easy work, as it requires education and experience to […]