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Category Archives: Property Management in Harford County, MD

Top Organizational Tips for Landlords and Property Managers

Top Organizational Tips for Landlords and Property Managers

Proper organization is a vital part of any business, especially for company owners like landlords and property managers. While managing multiple properties at once, it’s crucial to keep things in order and properly organize important information. If you lose track of documents such as lease agreements, maintenance forms, and rental registration forms, it could be […]

How to Recognize and Report Landlord Negligence

How to Recognize and Report Landlord Negligence

When renting an apartment or home, many things require you to work with your landlord—for example, paying rent each month, submitting maintenance requests, and taking care of emergency issues that arise within your rental. Unfortunately, if you are dealing with a bad landlord, it can make these things extremely difficult to do. That said, if […]

Energy-Saving Upgrades to Improve Rental Property Efficiency

Energy-Saving Upgrades to Improve Rental Property Efficiency

As costs of everyday goods and services continue to rise, many tenants and landlords seek to trim expenses anywhere they can. For landlords, making your rental property more energy efficient does not have to be an expensive overhaul. In fact, small changes can make a significant impact on utility costs. So, join us below as […]

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 […]

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 […]