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Category Archives: Property Management in Baltimore

How to Use Move-In Specials to Quickly Fill Rental Vacancies

How to Use Move-In Specials to Quickly Fill Rental Vacancies

  Vacancy; a costly and scary word for landlords everywhere. While there are many steps owners can take to fill their property quickly, including effective marketing and competitive pricing, sometimes prospects need an added push. Move-in specials or incentives give landlords a competitive edge over the local competition. Moving can be expensive, and renters look […]

6 Tips for Keeping Good Tenants in Your Rental Property

6 Tips for Keeping Good Tenants in Your Rental Property

Throughout the rental industry, great tenants are worth their weight in gold. Whether it is paying on time, quickly reporting issues, or showing general respect for your property, these are the occupants you want to find and keep as a landlord. But as the rental housing market grows more and more competitive, keeping those great […]

Landlord Liability for Mold and The Devastating Effects in Baltimore City

Landlord Liability for Mold and The Devastating Effects in Baltimore City

  For decades in Baltimore City, landlords and tenants have been aware of lead paint regulations and laws. However, there is another growing problem invading homes throughout the city, mold. If you own or manage rental homes in the Baltimore City area, mold growth can quickly become costly. Mold issues leave you with not only […]

The Top 5 Pro Tips For Long-Term Resident Retention

The Top 5 Pro Tips For Long-Term Resident Retention

  Learning how to retain your tenants, and encouraging them to sign lease renewals, is something all successful property owners do. In fact, learning this skill early on saves you time and money in the long run. When tenants renew, you eliminate the need to advertise a vacancy, screen for new tenants, draft a new […]

Employee Spotlight: EMMA LOFTUS, Director of Leasing

Employee Spotlight - Emma Loftus

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 fantastic team members, and how they each contribute something special to our property management company. […]

5 Reasons Why Your Tenant Can (Rightfully) Sue You

Rental agreements are legally binding contractual “agreements” between two parties, the landlord and tenant. That said, landlords should be aware that while many laws are protecting the rights of property owners, tenants also have rights. These tenant rights protect renters against overbearing or illegal landlord actions. Therefore, understanding the reasons tenants sue landlords and how […]

Housing Voucher Requirements for Baltimore City Landlords

Housing Voucher Requirements for Baltimore City Landlords

  Most landlords have at least heard about housing voucher programs, but how much do you know? Fair Housing Laws are changing in many jurisdictions across the country, including Maryland. Some districts, including Baltimore City, now list the source of income as a protected class. Therefore, as a landlord, understanding your rights and responsibilities when […]

How to Show Rental Properties and Pre-Screen Tenants Before Showings

How to Show Rental Properties and Prequalify Tenants Before Showings

  For landlords, the goal is relatively simple; find a well-qualified tenant who will care for your property and pay rent on time. That is sometimes easier said than done, but finding the right person starts at the first contact. So, if you take the time to pre-qualify tenants before showings, ask the right questions, […]

Top Baltimore City Neighborhoods for Renters in 2020

Top Baltimore City Neighborhoods for Renters in 2020

  Charm City’s blend of eclectic architecture, lively nightlife, fantastic restaurants, and growing Downtown business district makes it a great place to call home. Whether moving to the area for work, in need of a change of scenery, or looking for an investment property, Baltimore City has a lot to offer. Read on as we […]

Effects of Canton’s COVID Resurgence Felt by Local Businesses

Effects of Canton's COVID Resurgence Felt by Local Businesses

Maryland continues to show progress as the state moves forward on the path to reopening. Yet, parts of Baltimore City struggle to gain control of the COVID pandemic. The neighborhood of Canton has seen a significant jump in cases over the past few weeks. Read on as we discuss the various effects of Canton’s COVID […]