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Category Archives: Property Management in Harford County, MD

Creating Rental Screening Policies in a Post COVID Era

Creating Rental Screening Policies in a Post COVID Era

The COVID pandemic has changed many things in the rental industry. However, landlords must have comprehensive and fair rental screening policies that remain consistent. That said, many renters had their income interrupted or even faced eviction due to the pandemic. So, how should future landlords view these circumstances? The trouble is, without thorough screening, landlords […]

Employee Spotlight – Jason Bucolo, Maintenance Technician

Employee Spotlight - Jason Bucolo, Maintenance Technician

. 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 awesome team members. In fact, each employee contributes something special to our property management […]

Comprehensive Landlord’s Guide to Section 8 in Maryland

Comprehensive Landlord's Guide to Section 8 in Maryland

The notion of accepting tenants with a Housing Choice Voucher may seem complex or confusing to some landlords. While there is a necessary process to go through along with some downsides, accepting Section 8 tenants comes with a list of benefits too. As affordable housing becoming harder and harder to find, expanding your tenant pool […]

Rent Payment Policies and Rent Collection Software for Landlords

Rent Payment Policies and Rent Collection Software for Landlords

As a landlord, success often hinges on receiving timely and complete rental payments. Therefore, creating comprehensive rent payment policies will help streamline operations and ensure you have the best chance of receiving all payments due. So, join us below to review how to create rent payment policies and some software options to make a landlord’s […]

How to Stage a Rental Property and Is it Worth the Trouble?

How to Stage a Rental Property and Is it Worth the Trouble?

Most people have heard of staging homes for sale – but what about homes for rent? Staging a rental property is a step often overlooked by landlords. Whether it is cost-prohibitive or just viewed as unnecessary, most property owners think their home will attract enough quality applicants without it. However, keep in mind that renters […]

Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Your Rental Property?

Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Your Rental Property?

No one wants to hear the words “pest infestation”. This is a health hazard, but pests can also damage the rental property and cost hundreds to eradicate. So, as soon as you notice any pest or vermin, it must be dealt with as quickly as possible. That said, getting rid of unwanted pests is only […]

Should You Rent to a Self-Employed Tenant?

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Some landlords get nervous when they hear the words “self-employed” or “freelancer.” Indeed, approving a self-employed rental applicant can prove to be a tricky process for landlords. That said, there are great income opportunities for self-employed individuals. However, for landlords, the challenge becomes finding ways to verify income stream when there is no verifiable employer […]

Top Rental Decorating Trends Landlords Should Avoid in 2021

Top Rental Decorating Trends Landlords Should Avoid in 2021

In the competitive rental market, setting your listing apart is crucial. One way to make a property stand out from the pack is with a fresh and stylish redo. However, not every decorating trend is the right fit for a rental property. The goal of a rental is to appeal to a wide audience and […]

15 Books on Real Estate Investing Every Landlord Should Read

15 Books on Real Estate Investing Every Landlord Should Read

Investing in real estate is a fantastic way to collect passive income and build long-term wealth. However, if you are new to the industry, it can be daunting even figuring out where to start. Thankfully, successful investors, real estate moguls, and financial professionals share their knowledge in books that any potential landlord can benefit from. […]

What is Wrongful Eviction? – A Landlord’s Guide to Avoiding Illegal Eviction

What is Wrongful Eviction? - A Landlord's Guide to Avoiding Illegal Eviction

When a tenant stops paying rent, fails to vacate, or breaches the lease provisions, all a landlord wants is to get them out as quickly as possible. However, trying to do so can prove to be a long and tedious process. Due to the cost and time involved in removing a non-compliant tenant, landlords may […]