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Monthly Archives: August 2022

It’s National Dog Month: Should You Offer Rentals that Accept Pets?

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Everyone loves their pets. In fact, most people won’t move somewhere if they can’t take their pet with them. However, finding rentals that accept pets can be difficult. After all, landlords decide whether or not they will allow pets to live in their rental properties. If you’re on the fence about whether you should accept […]

How Tenants Can Build Credit by Paying Rent and Boost Their Score

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Having and building credit is an integral part of life. After all, you use credit to obtain mortgages, student loans, auto loans, and more. However, it’s hard to get these things without a good credit score. Building credit takes time, but it can help people in several ways. If you want to know how to […]

A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords Renting to College Students

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Renting to students can be inevitable when you own rental properties near college campuses. Whether you’re within walking distance or just a short drive to campus, students consistently look for places to live while attending college. However, for landlords, there are some advantages, disadvantages, and special considerations to be aware of. If you’re thinking about […]

Employee Spotlight – Jennifer Luna, Assistant Director of Property Management at BMG

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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. […]

Seasonal HVAC Preventative Maintenance Tips to be Ready for Fall

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Fall is approaching quickly, and the last thing you may think about is the status of your HVAC system. However, despite the excitement of cool weather and falling leaves, completing some essential maintenance at your rental property is important. HVAC preventative maintenance in the fall can help keep tenants and their guests comfortable all year […]

Most Common Questions to Ask Landlords Before Signing a Lease

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Before you sign a lease for a new rental property, there are several questions you may have. You’ll likely want to know the length of the lease, the rental rates, and what utilities you’ll have to cover. If this is your first time renting, you may not know what questions to ask. If this sounds […]

Creating an Apartment Guest Policy: 4 Signs a Guest has Overstayed

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Determining whether a guest has overstayed or not can be tricky. After all, your tenants can have visitors, like family, friends, or significant others, come and visit whenever they want. However, what do you do when a short visit becomes a lengthy stay? If you notice that your tenants have unauthorized occupants living with them, […]

What is Real Estate Leverage and How to Use it to Your Advantage?

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Investing in real estate can be an excellent way for investors to diversify their portfolios and attain long-term wealth. After all, there are several benefits for rental property owners that make investments worth the time and effort. However, it’s not always an easy process. You need a large down payment, you must do adequate research, […]

Maximize Space with These DIY Kitchen Organization Ideas

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When you live in a rental property, you don’t always have control over your space. For instance, you may live in a rental with a small kitchen, little closet space, and insufficient cabinet space. As such, it’s important to maximize the space you’re given. Follow these DIY kitchen organization ideas if you’re struggling to fit […]

What is the Average Cost to Sell a House or Investment Property?

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Whether you’re selling your rental property or family home, it’s crucial to understand the costs associated with selling. Unfortunately, some people don’t realize that selling your home will also cost you money. In this article, we’ll go over the typical costs associated with selling a house and how to decide if it’s the right time. […]