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Category Archives: Owning a Rental Property in Pennsylvania

Understanding Rental Occupancy Standards and Limits

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Landlords must create various policies and guidelines to maintain a safe and habitable property for all tenants. This can include everything from inspections and maintenance to applicant screening and beyond. One crucial factor for landlords to establish in their properties is rental occupancy standards. For landlords, most processes rely heavily on black and white laws […]

Why is Renters Insurance Important to Tenants and Landlords?

Why is Renters Insurance Important to Tenants and Landlords?

Nowadays, most tenants and landlords have heard of renters insurance, but how many understand why it is vital to the industry? Renters insurance is easy to get, cost-effective, and integral to protecting a tenant’s personal property as well as against certain types of liability. More and more, landlords realize the benefits to both sides and […]

Staying Up to Date on Pennsylvania and Federal Fair Housing Laws

Staying Up to Date on Pennsylvania and Federal Fair Housing Laws

While it should go without saying that no individual or family should become a victim of housing discrimination – it can and does happen. As a landlord, housing discrimination claims can have devastating legal and financial consequences. Therefore, understanding the origins and rules of the Fair Housing Act is necessary. These federal fair housing laws […]

Managing Rental Maintenance – A Guide for Property Managers

Managing Rental Maintenance - A Guide for Property Managers

Property managers wear many hats throughout completing daily tasks. Property owners may not realize just how much property management and property maintenance go hand in hand. However, arguably a property manager’s most important role is to coordinate and complete necessary maintenance to the home. In addition, rental maintenance is directly linked to tenant satisfaction and […]

HVAC Maintenance to Get Your Rental Ready for Fall

HVAC Maintenance to Get Your Rental Ready for Fall

A chill is in the air, the leaves are falling, and your HVAC system is probably the last thing on your mind. As a rental property owner, Fall brings with it many maintenance tasks like cleaning gutters and checking for leaks. However, to keep tenants comfortable all year long, it is essential to service the […]

Fall Maintenance Tasks for Landlords and Tenants

Fall Maintenance Tasks for Landlords and Tenants

A chill is in the air, leaves are changing, and Fall is here, but along with it comes Fall maintenance. Falling leaves can easily clog gutters and lead to water damage in and around the home. That said, seasons changing presents the perfect opportunity for preventative maintenance and a chance to check-in and ensure all […]

8 Steps to Successfully Starting a Property Management Company

8 Steps to Successfully Starting a Property Management Company

The rental industry is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. This multi-billion-dollar industry has sparked a new wave of entrepreneurs starting property management companies to fill a need as investors grow their portfolios. Starting a property management company is much like any other small business. That said, there are some differences specific to […]

Common Eviction Mistakes Rental Landlords Must Avoid

Common Eviction Mistakes Rental Landlords Must Avoid

Evictions are an unfortunate event that is sometimes unavoidable. Understanding the legal process is the key to success when the only solution is to remove a tenant from the home. Legal evictions can be a lengthy process of notices, court appearances, and communications. To regain possession of their property as soon as possible, some landlords […]

The 4 Types of Inspections Every Rental Landlord Should Complete

The 4 Types of Inspections Every Rental Landlord Should Complete

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 […]

Employee Spotlight – Fran Dilworth, Lead Maintenance Technician

Employee Spotlight - Fran Dilworth

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. […]