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Category Archives: Property Management in Maryland

What to Do When You Find an Unauthorized Person in Your Rental Property

Discovering that an unauthorized person is living in your rental property is a very stressful situation. As a landlord, it is your duty to protect the property and ensure that only authorized and vetted individuals live in the unit. Unfortunately, despite having a rock-solid lease agreement, there may be times when a tenant’s guest(s) overstay […]

Landlord’s Guide to Deposits and Reasonable Charges for Tenant Damage

Landlord's Guide to Deposits and Reasonable Charges for Tenant Damage

Disputes over a tenant’s security deposit can cause stress and even court battles for property owners. That said, handling a security deposit is not as simple as collecting the amount you want and keeping it to cover any repairs at the end of the lease. Instead, careful preparation, a legal lease, and knowledge of the […]

What to Do When a Tenant Leaves Belongings Behind in Your Property

As a lease comes to an end and tenants vacate, it is time to go through finding new tenants all over again.  Part of a landlord’s job is to complete a move out inspection to determine tenant damage. However, what happens when you inspect the residence and find that the property’s tenant left personal items? […]

How to Choose a Tenant When Multiple Applicants Seem Like a Good Fit

The dream of any landlord is to have multiple well-qualified applications vying for their rental listing. However, if that becomes a reality, how do you decide? While this can seem like a good problem to have, it puts landlords in a difficult spot. Additionally, any decision made must comply with Fair Housing Laws. So, if […]

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 […]

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 […]

Real Estate Investment Forecast 2021 – Is It Time to Take Risks?

Real Estate Investment Forecast for 2021 - Is Now the Time to Take Risks?

A new year brings a new outlook and opportunities for real estate investment. The COVID pandemic, along with the economic and political impact of 2020, will soon be behind us. However, many landlords and investors wonder how these events will carry over to 2021 and beyond. So, is now the best time to invest, or […]

Step-By-Step Guide for Rental Property Work Orders

As a landlord, making sure your rental properties are in habitable condition is a must. Therefore, any time maintenance issues arise, repairs need to occur as soon as possible. Ensure that tenants know the procedure for submitting maintenance requests and know the warning signs to look for to avoid extensive damage. Then, once a tenant […]

10 Tips When Moving Out During The COVID-19 Pandemic

10 Tips When Moving Out During The COVID-19 Pandemic

They say you do not realize what you have until you must pack and move it all. Moving is a stressful, exhausting, and daunting process at any time. However, the added strain of moving during the COVID-19 pandemic creates another layer of concerns and considerations. That said, some people’s circumstances do not offer timing flexibility, […]

How to Ask a Tenant to Move Out

How to Ask a Tenant to Move Out

When a landlord needs a tenant to vacate for any reason, getting them out is not always as easy as it sounds. Many property owners wonder if there is any other alternative to eviction. Unfortunately, the formal process of evicting a tenant can be lengthy and costly for landlords. The good news is, there are other […]