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Category Archives: Property Management in Baltimore

Changing Notice to Vacate Requirements for Maryland Tenants

Changing Notice to Vacate Requirements for Maryland Tenants

Whether it is a change in job, change in circumstance, or just the desire for new surroundings – there are many reasons why people move. That said, for tenants in a rental property, moving is not as simple as picking up and getting out. In fact, each lease agreement will have specific requirements for providing […]

The Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Rental Property with Cash

How to purchase rental properties largely depends on an investor’s individual financial situation and is often a matter of personal preference. Some investors prefer to finance and leverage money to be used elsewhere, including financing additional properties, and some prefer cash transactions. If you have a stockpile of funds to purchase in cash, there are many benefits […]

Comprehensive Landlord’s Guide to Pet Policies for Rentals

Comprehensive Landlord's Guide to Pet Policies for Rentals

Upwards of 70% of today’s renters own a pet, yet finding accommodating housing can prove challenging. For landlords, accepting pets comes with some inherent risk, yet not accepting them severely limits the pool of prospects. That said, allowing pets requires landlords to create strict policies and require extra fees to help protect your valuable investment […]

The Pros and Cons: One-Month Free vs Lowering the Rent

When it comes to marketing, many things can draw attention to your property. Of course, online ads are essential for your rental property, but even the best rentals sometimes need a little something extra to get tenants to commit to a lease. That said, moving is expensive, and therefore offering free money is always a […]

Top 4 Reasons Why Detailed Move-In Inspections Are Essential

You cleaned your rental and ensured everything is in working order before move in – but is that enough? Even if your rental is in tip-top shape, landlords must conduct a thorough move-in inspection. In turn, this protects themselves, the property, and the tenant. A rental move-in inspection is critical to evaluating tenant damage at […]

How COVID-19 Policies have Exacerbated the Housing Crisis

How COVID-19 Policies have Exacerbated the Housing Crisis

The effects of the COVID housing crisis will be felt in the rental industry for years to come. While new legislation protected tenants from unpaid rent evictions, landlords with non-paying tenants found little relief or sympathy for their own financial wellbeing. As current orders are set to expire, the day of reckoning is coming. So, […]

How to Estimate and Budget for Rental Property Expenses

How to Estimate and Budget for Rental Property Expenses

Part of being a successful landlord is preparing for all necessary and unexpected rental property expenses. However, for new landlords or investors, this is easier said than done. When it comes to determining income and profits, there are plenty of helpful online ROI calculators. That said, estimating expenses involves many variables that landlords can easily […]

A Tenant’s Guide to the Rental Application Process

A Tenant's Guide to the Rental Application Process

Apart from the lease, a rental application is the most important document in the rental process. For tenants, having the required documents at the ready will help you jump on great listings in a competitive market. After all, having your first choice property swept out from under you is an awful experience. So, to boost […]

What is the Status of Eviction Moratoriums in Baltimore City?

What is the Status of Eviction Moratoriums in Baltimore City?

As more and more Baltimore residents receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the hope is that life may soon return to normal. That said, anyone involved in the rental industry will likely feel the pandemic’s effects long after it is gone. Many tenants in Baltimore City have lost hours or employment altogether, making it difficult to make […]

Landlord’s Guide to Deposits and Reasonable Charges for Tenant Damage

Landlord's Guide to Deposits and Reasonable Charges for Tenant Damage

Disputes over a tenant’s security deposit can cause stress and even court battles for property owners. That said, handling a security deposit is not as simple as collecting the amount you want and keeping it to cover any repairs at the end of the lease. Instead, careful preparation, a legal lease, and knowledge of the […]