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Author Archives: Alyssa Adams

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 […]

How to Write the Perfect Tenant Welcome Letter for Your Rental

How to Write the Perfect Tenant Welcome Letter for Your Rental

Making the right first impression is essential for both tenants and landlords. Therefore, as a property owner, providing new residents with a Tenant Welcome Letter is crucial in the rental process. Welcome letters greet residents while also providing them with vital information and policies. The move-in process can be a hectic and stressful time, so […]

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. […]

Holiday Decorating Tips for Your Rental Property or Other Small Spaces

Holiday Decorating Tips for Your Rental Property or Other Small Spaces

A chill is in the air, and that means the holiday season is once again upon us. After the dark days of the pandemic, this is the perfect time to get into the festive spirit. Of course, that means putting up some colorful and bright decorations. But for renters, holiday decorating often involves dealing with […]

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 […]

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, […]