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Category Archives: Owning a Rental Property in Maryland

How to Avoid Housing Discrimination as a Landlord

It is always a landlord’s goal to find the “perfect tenant” to occupy their rental home. While performing thorough screenings of potential tenants that include background and credit checks, employment and income verifications, and even communication with previous landlords, income property owners must be careful that they avoid housing discrimination when it comes to placing […]

7 Ways to Ensure Your Potential Tenant’s References are Real

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Any responsible rental property owner knows the importance of tenant screening when it comes to placing tenants in their property. You want to ensure the tenant you are considering has no criminal background, verifiable income that can cover the monthly rent expenses and a good credit score. One of the best ways to verify a tenant’s […]

Real Estate Numbers You Should Know for Property Investment Success

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Getting into the rental property business is exciting, especially if you are a new landlord. With the dream of making money, whether just to supplement your current income or become financially independent from the grind of the corporate world, there is much to look forward to! Luckily, most people who make rental property investments succeed […]

Rental Property Repairs That Will Break the Bank

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Owning a rental property is, more often than not, a lucrative business. That is, after all, why so many Maryland landlords continue financing rental properties. However, as a landlord, you will never escape routine maintenance repair bills, and as many come to find out, some rental property repairs leave a larger hole in your pocket than expected. […]

4 Rental Property Upgrades That Waste Your Time and Money

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Investing in a rental home often means getting a great deal on a property that needs some upgrades. With the overall goal to make your investment property appealing in order to get the highest rent rate possible, it is sometimes necessary to go beyond fixing the required damages that exist; sometimes, you need to take […]

How to Get Your Tenants to Pay Rent on Time

Dealing with late rent payments can be frustrating and costly for landlords, especially when it’s a recurring problem. Late rent payments can even lead to more significant hassles, like going through the eviction process. That’s the last thing you want to deal with as a landlord! If you’re getting late rent payments from your tenants, […]

The 5 Best Ways to Reduce Tenant Turnover

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The worst thing for any landlord is having a vacant property. Not only does vacancy mean no money is coming in, but landlords also have to invest time and money in finding new tenants. That said, the strongest rental businesses have low turnover among their tenants. This keeps their cash flow steady and reduces costs. […]

Common Eviction Mistakes Maryland Landlords Make

No landlord wants to deal with the inevitable cost and hassle that comes with eviction. However, it is sometimes necessary as a legal means for removing a problem tenant. As frustrating as the situation may be, landlords cannot resort to their own means of eviction. In fact, state laws are stringent regarding evicting a tenant, […]

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 […]

Fix and Flip vs. Renting Out a Property: What Is the Better Option?

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There are two leading strategies for the average investor to actively create real estate income: buying rental properties or fixing up houses to sell. In today’s market, either strategy can be a good investment for property owners, though each one comes with different risks and benefits. The real question is not which is the better […]