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Category Archives: Property Management in Carroll County, MD

Property management tips for Carroll County landlords and tenants

Did COVID Change the Features Renters Look for in a Rental Property?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed and shaped everyone’s lives in one way or another–including renters, landlords, and property managers. In fact, the pandemic has changed several aspects of the rental market throughout the past few years. For example, renters are looking for certain amenities and landlords need to keep up with the changing wants and […]

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 […]

Should Landlords Allow Tenants to AirBnb Their Properties?

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Most property management companies in Baltimore do everything they can to find good tenants and protect their rental properties. That said, becoming a landlord undeniably poses both risks and benefits. One landlord-tenant scenario that has pros and cons is subletting for Airbnb.  Sometimes, tenants go out of town or need to end a lease early, […]

How To Fund Your Retirement with Investment Properties

How Can You Fund Your Retirement with Investment Properties

When done correctly, rental property investments can be a profitable avenue for anyone to explore. In fact, using rental properties to fund your retirement has proven to be an excellent option for some people. However, investing in real estate takes a lot of time, money, and effort. So, if you’re interested in learning how to […]

Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Disputes: Top Tips for Property Owners

Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Disputes Top Tips for Property Owners

Understanding how to professionally and calmly handle landlord-tenant conflicts is an essential part of the job. Although most people avoid confrontation, it may be your job as a landlord to settle an uncomfortable situation. So, let’s go over some ways to resolve landlord-tenant disputes if you are a property owner.  What Causes Landlord-Tenant Disputes? Many […]

Is Adding a Finished Basement to a Rental Worth the Investment?

Is Adding a Finished Basement to a Rental Worth the Investment?

For rental property owners, maximizing your investment is the goal. Sometimes, this involves remodeling, upgrades, or even home additions. For example, one common question investors have – “is it worth it to add a finished basement to a rental?” While this is one upgrade with excellent ROI potential, the cost can sometimes be out of […]

How to Navigate Inspections and Rental Compliance Requirements

How to Navigate Inspections and Rental Compliance Requirements

Laws at the federal, state, and local levels govern landlords and all aspects of the rental industry. That said, the goal of these regulations is to ensure tenants have a safe and habitable rental home. For landlords, navigating inspections and rental compliance requirements is a vital yet daunting process. Additionally, each jurisdiction may have different […]

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 […]