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Monthly Archives: November 2021

2022 Housing and Rental Market Predictions: Is Everything Slowing Down?

2022 Housing and Rental Market Predictions: Is Everything Slowing Down

In 2020 and 2021, the housing market saw some unusual activity, prices, and demand. So much so that many homebuyers taking advantage of record-low rates were simply priced out of the bidding war. In some cases, individuals and families chose to rent instead of buy due to a lack of affordable inventory. However, with 2022 […]

Are There Financial Benefits to Renting vs. Buying?

Are There Financial Benefits to Renting vs. Buying?

. Most people across the United States place significant priority on homeownership. Whether it’s a small family looking for their first home or an individual looking to increase their independence, purchasing a home can be a rewarding investment for anyone. However, it takes a ton of planning and preparation to be done correctly. Some people […]

What to Do and How to Evict a Squatter in Your Rental Property

What to Do and How to Evict a Squatter in Your Rental Property

As a landlord, securing responsible and paying tenants is the ultimate goal. However, there are a few things along the way that can derail those plans. For example, if the property has been vacant for a while and someone decides to move in illegally. Furthermore, a tenant could choose not to leave after their lease […]

Does Rental Compliance Require a License?

Does Rental Compliance Require Landlords to Obtain a License

Rental property owners have many compliance items to attend to before renting their home. One of which is the rental license. In most areas across the country, landlords must obtain a rental license before advertising the property to tenants. That said, the process of getting this license may vary but generally includes an application, inspection, […]

What is the Fair Criminal Screening for Housing Act

What is the Fair Criminal Screening for Housing Act

Landlords should be no stranger to the laws and guidelines of the federal Fair Housing Act. These laws ensure that tenants in protected classes do not face discrimination throughout the housing industry. However, Fair Housing Laws are not the only regulations that owners must be aware of. While creating standard qualification and screening processes, rental […]

5 Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Lease Agreement

The rental agreement is the most critical document to the success of a landlord-tenant relationship. However, many owners do not fully understand the legal implications of this document. As a result, some landlords opt for cookie-cutter leases that do not offer adequate protection instead of consulting a professional property manager or attorney. But ensuring the […]

What is the Housing Justice Act and What Does it Mean for Landlords?

What is the Housing Justice Act and What Does it Mean for Landlords

Although communities throughout Maryland have faced a shortage of affordable housing for some time, the COVID pandemic only exacerbated the situation. In response, Montgomery County Council members Evan Glass and Sidney Katz introduced the Housing Justice Act. Thus, creating more opportunities to combat housing discrimination and open doorways for individuals and families alike. For landlords, […]

Do My Property Management Fees Cover Rental Maintenance?

Do My Property Management Fees Cover Rental Maintenance?

It may surprise some rental owners, but property management and property maintenance are not necessarily the same. For landlords, maintenance is just one item in a long list of responsibilities to keep a rental business running. Savvy investors look to professional management firms to maximize profits while avoiding the daily stresses associated with the rental […]

Can Real Estate Truly Generate Passive Rental Income?

Can Real Estate Truly Generate Passive Rental Income?

Many investors get drawn into the rental industry by the lure of passive income. After all, who would not be interested in extra money? Real estate is a solid investment, whether your goal is saving for a college fund, retirement, or added peace of mind. That said, investing in the rental industry is not without […]

How to Navigate Inspections and Rental Compliance Requirements

How to Navigate Inspections and Rental Compliance Requirements

Laws at the federal, state, and local levels govern landlords and all aspects of the rental industry. That said, the goal of these regulations is to ensure tenants have a safe and habitable rental home. For landlords, navigating inspections and rental compliance requirements is a vital yet daunting process. Additionally, each jurisdiction may have different […]