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Category Archives: Owning a Rental Property in Virginia

7 Steps to Winterize Your Rental Property Before the Cold Weather Hits

7 Steps to Winterize Your Rental Property Before the Cold Weather Hits

The temperature is falling, and the ice and snow of winter are right around the corner. But, is your rental property ready? Cold weather can wreak havoc on a home causing frozen pipes, HVAC breakdowns, and other unexpected repairs. Thankfully, when landlords and tenants work together to prepare the rental for cold weather, many of […]

Growth, Expansion, and Investing in Employees at BMG

Growth, Expansion, and Investing in Employees at BMG

For over a decade, Bay Property Management Group has helped owners achieve their rental investment goals through comprehensive third-party representation. What began as a small firm specializing in single-family rentals has quickly expanded. Today, BMG serves clients across Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia. With over 5,300 units under management, BMG could not […]

Understanding Renter’s Choice Deposit Alternatives

Understanding Renter's Choice Deposit Alternatives

For already cash-strapped tenants, paying thousands of dollars in an upfront security deposit becomes a barrier to necessary housing. According to Paraag Sarva, CEO, and co-founder of Rhino, residential security deposits total $40 billion in just the U.S. market. But is there any alternative when a security deposit is vital to protecting the landlord and […]

Post COVID Evictions: Landlord’s Guide to Moving Forward

A Landlord's Guide to COVID Eviction Guidelines Moving Forward

Can landlords evict a non-paying tenant? This continues to be the question on millions of tenant’s and landlord’s minds across the country. Unfortunately, however, many landlords were left confused and frustrated by the changing, and sometimes contradictory, federal and state guidelines throughout the pandemic. In addition, emergency relief programs have struggled to get desperately needed […]

Top 10 Signs You Have a Bad Landlord and How to Deal with Them

Top 10 Signs You Have a Bad Landlord and How to Deal with Them

For every great landlord, there are infinitely more horrible ones. Thus, tenants must be vigilant when selecting their next rental home. While location, size, price, and amenities are significant aspects to searching for the right place, tenants are not just renting a home; they are entering a long-term relationship with the landlord. So, it is […]

Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family in Arlington Virginia

Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family in Arlington Virginia

The leaves are turning, and it is time to explore all that Fall has to offer in beautiful Northern Virginia. While some COVID restrictions remain, many are eager to get out and enjoy the nice weather and Fall activities. Therefore, whether you are looking for a local brewery with friends or fun for the whole […]

Apartment Rental Scams: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Apartment Rental Scams: How to Spot Them and What to Do

With so much of the apartment rental process happening online these days, the risk of tenants or landlords falling victim to an apartment rental scam is abundant. However, individuals can protect themselves from fraud or apartment rental scams with some simple due diligence. The key is to know what red flags to look for and […]

Are You Ruining Your Business by Being a Bad Rental Property Landlord?

Are You Ruining Your Business by Being a Bad Rental Property Landlord?

Being a successful rental property landlord can be rewarding but is not always easy. Unfortunately, for every great landlord, there are a few bad ones. Do you know what kind of landlord you are? Becoming successful in such a competitive industry demands landlords be at the top of their game with a commitment to maintaining […]

What Should a Landlord Do with Abandoned Tenant Property?

What Should a Landlord Do with Abandoned Tenant Property?

Whether a tenant moves of their own accord or faced legal eviction, sometimes possessions remain in the home. When this occurs, landlords face a dilemma – what to do with abandoned tenant property? In many cases, tenants simply leave behind trash that landlords are free to dispose of. However, personal items or other property is […]

Property Management Jobs for Beginners: How to Get Started Today

Property Management Jobs for Beginners: How to Get Started Today

As the concept of owning rental properties as a solid investment grows, so does the number of property management jobs needing to be filled. Many individuals may not realize how this industry can benefit their long-term careers. This is a great opportunity for driven individuals looking for both professional and financial growth. Furthermore, ideal property […]