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Category Archives: Property Management in Carroll County, MD

Property management tips for Carroll County landlords and tenants

What is Considered Emergency Rental Maintenance?

What is Considered Emergency Rental Maintenance

Whether you are a tenant or landlord, no one wants to deal with the inconvenience of emergency rental maintenance. For landlords, maintenance of any kind requires time, money, and coordinating efforts. That said, effective repair policies rely on a clear understanding of what is and is not an emergency, along with a process to handle […]

Fall Landscaping Tips for Tenants to Help Protect Your Rental this Winter

Fall Landscaping Tips for Tenants to Help Protect Your Rental this Winter

As the weather and leaves begin to turn this Fall, not everyone immediately thinks of landscaping opportunities. But in fact, the Fall is the ideal time to complete essential outdoor maintenance to ensure your rental property stays protected and beautiful all year long. While the property owner should complete major tasks, there are several things […]

Top 10 Expensive Rental Home Repairs for Landlords

Top 10 Expensive Rental Home Repairs for Landlords

Many uncertainties accompany rental property ownership. However, one thing is for certain, maintenance and repairs are inevitable. Unfortunately, a common mistake for new landlords is underestimating potential maintenance costs and not preparing for the worst. While avoiding many disastrous repairs involves preventive action, it is always a good idea to set aside more emergency funds […]

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 […]

10 Reasons to Use Bay Management Group

Over 110,000,000 residents live in rental housing throughout the United States. In Maryland alone, 33.17% of households were renters, according to census data. That’s a lot of renting responsibility meaning there is a definite need for property management firms to exist. But, with so many management companies out there, how do owners know which is best? […]

A Home Decorating Guide to Find Your Personal Style

A Home Decorating Guide to Find Your Personal Style

Out with the old – which includes your rental’s tired or dated décor – and in with the new! When it comes to determining your own personal decorating style, it’s important to remember not every choice is suited to a rental property. Ideally, rental properties need to be stylish but a blank slate for future […]

Spring Landscaping to Boost Rental Property Curb Appeal

Rental Landscaping Tips To Boost Curb Appeal for Spring

When it comes to rental properties, curb appeal is the first chance to make a great impression on future tenants. A fresh, colorful, and well-maintained exterior makes a unit instantly more desirable. Therefore, as Spring unfolds before us, it is the perfect time to evaluate your property’s landscaping. So, join us as we reveal our […]

How to Create Rental Prorate Policies and Calculate Prorated Rent

One of the most exciting times for landlords is when you have secured a tenant, and they are ready to move in! Now begins the process of completing the lease, collecting the security deposit, and obtaining the first month’s rent. However, if you are not lucky enough to have tenants move in on the first […]

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Prospective Tenant’s References

In a competitive rental market, every lead is vital. After all, a high tenant turnover rate can wreak havoc on your annual profit, which is why placing tenants efficiently is so important. However, not every prospective applicant that wants to see your rental property will meet the qualifications. That said, placing a bad tenant causes even more […]

Real Estate Investment Forecast 2021 – Is It Time to Take Risks?

Real Estate Investment Forecast for 2021 - Is Now the Time to Take Risks?

A new year brings a new outlook and opportunities for real estate investment. The COVID pandemic, along with the economic and political impact of 2020, will soon be behind us. However, many landlords and investors wonder how these events will carry over to 2021 and beyond. So, is now the best time to invest, or […]