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Author Archives: Alyssa Adams

Everything Landlords Need to Know About Section 8 in Virginia

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program sometimes referred to as “Section 8,” provides families and individuals an equal opportunity for a place to call home. However, many landlords are unfamiliar with the voucher process when it comes to rentals and how it works. So, join us below as we walk landlords through the requirements and steps […]

How Do I Become a Property Manager?

The Skills and Certifications Needed to Become a Property Manager

In 2020, the property management industry topped out at over 88 billion dollars in the United States. Steadily expanding since 2017, the property management industry provides a wealth of opportunities for professional and financial growth. Becoming a property manager is a great career for driven individuals with a passion for working with people. Join us […]

How to Avoid Eviction and Still Get a Tenant to Move Out

How to Avoid Eviction and Still Get a Tenant to Move Out

Sometimes, you cannot avoid eviction: one or more of your tenants has to go. Preferably sooner rather than later. Evicting a tenant is one of the more draining experiences you’ll have to endure as a landlord. Evictions take time and money, but are there any other legal ways to get your property back? Yes! Telling […]

Landlord Insurance: Why You Need it and How to Get the Best Deal

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Insurance payments are inevitable expenses for any landlord, but many can be overwhelmed by the options and available price ranges to choose from. Landlord insurance or rental property insurance can provide rental property owners with broad, general protection. It acts as the landlord’s safety net in the event of property damage, income loss, or other […]

The 4 Types of Inspections Every Rental Landlord Should Complete

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As part of the rental property process, landlords must complete several different types of inspections. Although these take place at different times and for different reasons, the ultimate goal is to protect you, the tenant, and the property. In addition, detailed inspections help landlords discover maintenance issues before they become emergency repairs and ensure that […]

How to Write a Rental Property Ad & Get Your Listing Noticed

How to Write a Rental Ad and Get Your Listing Noticed

A picture is worth a thousand words. However, when it comes to a rental property listing, words still matter a great deal. That said, a poorly written advertisement can easily become overlooked in a competitive rental market. Therefore, a few carefully chosen sentences that highlight everything a renter is looking for can make all the […]

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

Nothing brings Summer fun to a halt faster than a broken-down HVAC system. For tenants, this is an uncomfortable hassle, but for landlords, it is a potentially costly repair. Industry experts agree that the best way to prevent an unfortunate HVAC breakdown is through proper maintenance and care. However, some of that responsibility falls on […]

What is Landlord Harassment and How Can Owners Protect Themselves?

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The landlord-tenant relationship can, at times, be a trying one. That said, in many cases, these issues are easily resolved with professional communication and a little understanding. However, when situations escalate, property owners may find themselves accused of landlord harassment. Also, a dreaded landlord harassment lawsuit can deplete profits, not to mention valuable time. So, […]

Is Adding a Finished Basement to a Rental Worth the Investment?

Is Adding a Finished Basement to a Rental Worth the Investment?

For rental property owners, maximizing your investment is the goal. Sometimes, this involves remodeling, upgrades, or even home additions. For example, one common question investors have – “is it worth it to add a finished basement to a rental?” While this is one upgrade with excellent ROI potential, the cost can sometimes be out of […]

Employee Spotlight – Jessica DaSilva, Leasing Agent, BMG Philadelphia

Employee Spotlight – Jessica DaSilva, Leasing Agent, BMG Philadelphia

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 incredible team members and how they each contribute something special to our property management company. […]