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2021 Rental Property Tax Checklist and Tips for Landlords

2021 Rental Property Tax Checklist and Tips for Landlords

While many benefits come with investing in real estate, tax time can still be a significant source of stress for property owners. Investors that aren’t well versed in tax requirements, deductions, and processes may quickly become overwhelmed. At the same time, the Covid-19 pandemic has posed many tax changes for people worldwide, including landlords and […]

Property Manager’s Guide to Tax Time and Sending 1099s to Landlords

Property Manager's Guide to Tax Time and Sending 1099s to Landlords

Tax time can be stressful and confusing for everyone, including property owners and landlords. That said, not everyone is an expert, so it’s important to pay close attention to essential tax documents and requirements. One of the most significant tax forms for landlords is 1099. If you have a management team, like Bay Property Management […]

Moving to Richmond? Top Neighborhoods for Richmond Commuters

Moving to Richmond Top Neighborhoods for Richmond Commuters

Despite the trying challenges and significant changes in the housing market throughout the past few years, Northern Virginia has remained a popular location to reside. That said, one of the more popular towns includes Richmond. Many people live here because of the beautiful views, developing city, and creative culture. If this sounds like a place […]

State of the Philadelphia Housing Market and Strategies for 2022

State of the Philadelphia Housing Market and Strategies for 2022

As we enter a new year, the COVID-19 pandemic is, unfortunately, still stuck with us. So, what does that mean for the housing market? Investors hope that the New Year will help create a more stable market. However, the past few years have been abnormal because of the pandemic, and we’ve seen many changes in […]

Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Disputes: Top Tips for Property Owners

Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Disputes Top Tips for Property Owners

Understanding how to professionally and calmly handle landlord-tenant conflicts is an essential part of the job. Although most people avoid confrontation, it may be your job as a landlord to settle an uncomfortable situation. So, let’s go over some ways to resolve landlord-tenant disputes if you are a property owner.  What Causes Landlord-Tenant Disputes? Many […]

Bedbugs! How to Prevent & Treat Bedbugs in Your Rental Property

Treating and Preventing Bedbugs in Your Maryland Rental Property

Nobody wants to deal with the hassle of removing bedbugs, especially in a rental property. However, bedbugs can easily make their way into your rental home without you even knowing it. Whether they come from someone’s clothes, luggage, or bedding, they can quickly become a nuisance and must be removed immediately. So, let’s go over […]

Landlord Tips for Navigating Housing Vouchers Qualifications

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides reasonable accommodation to low-income families and individuals. However, many landlords aren’t very familiar with accepting housing choice voucher qualifications. So, if you are wondering about the requirements and qualifications for low-income housing in Northern VA, keep reading.  What is the Housing Choice Voucher Program? The Housing Choice Voucher Program, […]

A Landlord’s Guide to Surviving a Visit From a Fair Housing Tester

How to Survive a Fair Housing Tester Visit A Landlord's Guide

No family or individual should fall victim to housing discrimination, but unfortunately, it happens from time to time. That said, when you own a rental property, there are specific protocols that you must follow. For example, the 1968 Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination against tenants. In addition, housing discrimination claims can have tremendous legal and […]

Employee Spotlight – Trey Helms, Director of Recruitment, BMG Baltimore

Employee Spotlight - Trey Helms

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. […]

When to Hire an Accountant to Handle Your Rental Property Taxes

When to Hire an Accountant to Handle Your Rental Property Taxes

Owning a rental property can be stressful, especially during tax time. A rental owner’s countless tasks and responsibilities near tax time can get extremely overwhelming. That said, many rental homeowners prefer to hire a professional accountant rather than file taxes themselves. However, it’s still good for investors to evaluate finances and plan for tax season. […]