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Category Archives: Property Management in Maryland

Which Website Should You List Your Vacant Property On?

Which Website Should You List Your Vacant Property On?

You know your investment property is perfect for Maryland renters, but you have not figured out how to get the word out that it is available. While you could advertise in local print publications, advertising online is one of the best ways to communicate that you have a vacant place that is ready to rent. […]

How to Lower Tenant Turnover Rates

How to Lower Tenant Turnover Rates

One of the most important jobs of a property management company is to keep residents for as long as possible. Any time a property is vacant, the owner is losing money. Every time a tenant renews his or her lease, the landlord, management company, and occupants all benefit. You need to work hard to set […]

Understanding Normal Wear and Tear on Montgomery County Rental Properties

Understanding Normal Wear and Tear on Montgomery County Rental Properties

A question frequently asked by both tenants and landlords is what constitutes normal wear and tear on a rental property. Both parties of a rental agreement often have their own definitions of what “normal wear and tear” means, leaving much room for conflict at the end of a lease agreement.   The term “normal wear […]

6 Mistakes New Landlords Make

6 Mistakes New Landlords Make

Whether saving for college, retirement, or just some rainy day spending money, many Marylanders are looking for ways to build an investment portfolio. Being a landlord seems like the perfect way to start making some easy, passive income. All you really have to do is find tenants, collect monthly checks, and occasionally call in a […]

6 Reasons to Fire Your Property Manager

6 Reasons to Fire Your Property Manager

  Whether you have a small operation with a single property manager handling your rentals in Maryland, you do it alone, or you use a property management group, there may come a time when you need to change your management approach. Maybe you don’t have enough free time to keep up with the responsibilities, or […]

How to Interview Tenant References

How to Interview Tenant References

How useful are tenant references & which ones should you request from prospective renters?   Whether you are managing properties in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, or anywhere else in Maryland, screening potential tenants can be a time-intensive process. Nonetheless, it is absolutely necessary. Requiring references on rental applications allows you to verify information and […]

How to Calculate the Rent Value of Investment Properties

How to Calculate the Rent Value of Investment Properties

Probably the most common question for most new landlords in Maryland is “How much should I charge for rent? While this is a good question, there are a number of additional considerations property owners must first address in order to arrive at a rental fee.   What are the neighbors like? What does the property […]

4 Benefits of Property Management for Owners and Tenants

4 Benefits of Property Management for Owners and Tenants

Taking Advantage of Property Management Services in Maryland   Trying to decide whether you should work with a property management company or handle the properties on your own? Many Maryland investment property owners are unsure which management method would work best for their situation. Whether you have rental properties in Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, […]

Decreasing Maintenance Costs in Your Rental Property

Decreasing Maintenance Costs in Your Rental Property

Maintenance and property upkeep can be a nightmare for many property owners in and around Baltimore. Unexpected appliance breakdowns, skipped routine maintenance, and unusually harsh weather can all lead to maintenance problems that eat into profit. Fortunately, there are proactive ways to reduce costs over time, including scheduling routine upkeep, investing in quality supplies and […]

8 Ways to Collect Rent from Tenants

8 Ways to Collect Rent from Tenants

Depending on your tenants, collecting rent is either your favorite time of the month, or your worst nightmare. When you have reliable, high value tenants, your investment in rental property truly pays off, but when tenants repeatedly pay late – or not at all – it can take the joy out of owning real estate. […]