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Category Archives: Property Management in Howard County, MD

How Can Tenants Avoid Rent Increases When Renewing Their Lease?

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Most tenants will experience a rent increase at some point throughout their rental career. Rent increases are common and sometimes necessary to keep up with market trends, inflation rates, and rental expenses. However, although rent increases are beneficial for owners, it leaves tenants in a tough spot. Is there anything tenants can do to avoid […]

What is a Blind Offer in Real Estate and Does it Make Sense for Investors?

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If you’re familiar with purchasing real estate, perhaps you’re familiar with buying a “sight unseen” property. When you purchase a property sight unseen, it’s essentially the same as a blind offer in real estate. Ultimately, it means that you put an offer on a property without seeing the interior. It may seem like a significant […]

The Pros and Cons of Collecting Last Month’s Rent

Choosing the perfect tenant for your rental property is just one of the many decisions landlords must make before the move in. Most property owners are familiar with charging new tenants the first month’s rent and a security deposit. However, the question remains – should you collect last month’s rent as well? This is something […]

How to Remove and Prevent Squatters in Your Rental Property

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Every landlord aims to secure quality tenants to occupy their rental properties. However, that’s not always the case. In fact, there are a few scenarios that can put a huge roadblock in finding new tenants. One of the worst-case scenarios is discovering squatters in a rental home.  A squatter could be a tenant who refused […]

How to Unclog a Sink in Your Rental with 5 Simple DIY Methods

Tips for Tenants and Rental Owners How to Unclog a Sink

Some maintenance and repair tasks are easy enough to do on your own. That said, for a clogged sink in your rental, there’s typically no need to call a repairer or a specialist. Instead, a few different methods allow you to unclog a sink on your own quite easily. Thus, if you’re unfamiliar with fixing […]

7 Creative Ways To Finance Rental Property

Are you looking to finance your rental property and join the increasing ranks of people in the rental property business? Well, the first thing you are going to have to do before officially becoming a landlord is to figure out financing for the property you are interested in leasing. Wondering How You Can Finance Rental […]

When to Hire an Accountant to Handle Your Rental Property Taxes

When to Hire an Accountant to Handle Your Rental Property Taxes

Owning a rental property can be stressful, especially during tax time. A rental owner’s countless tasks and responsibilities near tax time can get extremely overwhelming. That said, many rental homeowners prefer to hire a professional accountant rather than file taxes themselves. However, it’s still good for investors to evaluate finances and plan for tax season. […]

Housing Market Projections and Changing Strategies for 2022

How Will Your Rental Investment Strategies Need to Change for 2022?

Although real estate is known for being a stable and overall profitable market in the United States, the past few years have been unusual due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Because of this, we saw some significant changes in inventory and property prices across the country. However, now that we are approaching a new year, investors […]

Turn Your Rental Property into a “Smart Home” & Attract High-Paying Tenants

Nowadays, modern renters expect amenities that offer convenience, efficiency, added security, and enhanced comfort. As the industry becomes increasingly competitive, “smart” technology is at the top of many tenants’ list of desires. Therefore, by strategically installing smart devices in a rental, landlords can turn that property into a smart home. Thus, increasing its value and […]

Should You Accept Housing Choice Voucher Applicants in Your Rental?

Should You Accept Housing Choice Voucher Applicants in Your Rental

The thought of accepting a tenant with a Housing Choice Voucher may intimidate some landlords who are unfamiliar with the process or guidelines. As with any decision, landlords have, there are downsides. However, as affordable housing continues to be harder and harder to find, property owners may find several advantages to participating in the program. […]