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Category Archives: Owning a Rental Property in Maryland

What is Considered Emergency Rental Maintenance?

What is Considered Emergency Rental Maintenance

Whether you are a tenant or landlord, no one wants to deal with the inconvenience of emergency rental maintenance. For landlords, maintenance of any kind requires time, money, and coordinating efforts. That said, effective repair policies rely on a clear understanding of what is and is not an emergency, along with a process to handle […]

Understanding Business Interruption Insurance for Landlords

  Without a doubt, 2020 and 2021 have been a struggle for many landlords. The COVID pandemic caused disruptions in rent payments and evictions for non-paying tenants. Even though the government did step in to try and provide rent relief, many landlords are still left holding the bill, owed thousands in back rent. The pandemic […]

Should You Accept Housing Choice Voucher Applicants in Your Rental?

Should You Accept Housing Choice Voucher Applicants in Your Rental

The thought of accepting a tenant with a Housing Choice Voucher may intimidate some landlords who are unfamiliar with the process or guidelines. As with any decision, landlords have, there are downsides. However, as affordable housing continues to be harder and harder to find, property owners may find several advantages to participating in the program. […]

Creating Rental Screening Policies in a Post COVID Era

Creating Rental Screening Policies in a Post COVID Era

The COVID pandemic has changed many things in the rental industry. However, landlords must have comprehensive and fair rental screening policies that remain consistent. That said, many renters had their income interrupted or even faced eviction due to the pandemic. So, how should future landlords view these circumstances? The trouble is, without thorough screening, landlords […]

Federal and State Eviction Assistance – What’s the Hold Up?

Federal and State Eviction Assistance - What's the Hold Up?

The COVID pandemic and resulting eviction moratoriums changed the dynamic between many tenants and landlords. While restrictions ramped up, the government stepped in to provide emergency relief to those facing financial hardship due to COVID. Both the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act promised crucial funding, but so far, only a tiny fraction has […]

Choosing the Right Short-Term Rental Software for Airbnb Rentals

Choosing the Right Short-Term Rental Software for Airbnb Rentals

At one point, cookie-cutter hotels and motels were a traveler’s only option – but those days are gone. The rapidly growing short-term vacation rental industry offers travelers nearly endless possibilities. Thus, this multi-billion-dollar industry has attracted the attention of rental investors looking to cash in on this latest trend. However, owning short-term rentals includes some […]

How to Obtain the Right Business Banking for Landlords

How to Obtain the Right Business Banking for Landlords

Operating a rental business requires owners to establish many different processes to remain organized and efficient. Of these, one of the most vital is financial record keeping. That said, failing to maintain organized data as your portfolio grows can quickly become overwhelming and spell disaster. For landlords, choosing the right bank for your business is […]

Employee Spotlight – Jason Bucolo, Maintenance Technician

Employee Spotlight - Jason Bucolo, Maintenance Technician

. 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. In fact, each employee contributes something special to our property management […]

Recent Updates to COVID Eviction Moratorium Guidelines

Recent Updates to COVID Eviction Moratorium Guidelines

Confusion, frustration, and fear are all words that could easily describe the ever-changing COVID-19 eviction moratorium. As the months’ tick by, both landlords and tenants face uphill battles of a different kind. Plus, navigating the laws and relief program requirements can prove daunting. As the Federal Eviction Moratorium issued by the CDC expired, states and […]

Types of Home Improvement Loans for Rental Properties

Types of Home Improvement Loans for Rental Properties

Purchasing rental property as an investment takes planning, decisiveness, and available capital to move quickly on a great deal. However, many investors face the same issues as new homebuyers – a lack of inventory. In addition, as the market across the country has become more and more competitive, investors are looking at property opportunities that […]