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Category Archives: Property Management in Baltimore

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, […]

I Want to Invest in Rental Property. Where Do I Begin?

I Want to Invest in Rental Properties. Where Do I Begin?

Getting Started with Investment Properties With all of the recent construction in and around Prince George’s County, it may be a good time to invest in rental property! Investors looking to diversify their portfolios will find a great opportunity in purchasing local real estate and turning it into rental property. Investing in rental properties can […]

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 […]

Understanding Tenant Rights in Baltimore, Maryland

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Tenant rights in Baltimore County are important for both landlords and tenants to understand. It is important for landlords to avoid receiving fines, bad reviews, or legal consequences (depending on the situation). There are four major tenant rights laws in Baltimore County and throughout Maryland. These include; MD tenant rights, federal tenant rights, security deposit […]

Should I Accept Housing Vouchers in Baltimore County?

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A question many Baltimore County landlords struggle with is whether to accept housing vouchers or not. At the end of the day, it can be beneficial for a few reasons. Should you accept vouchers? That depends on what you think after running the pros and cons. Learn more about what renting to section 8 means, […]