4,732Units Under Management
Less Than 1% Eviction Rate
Avg. Time Rental Is on Market 23 Days

Category Archives: Property Management in Maryland

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Prospective Tenant’s References

There is a lot of excitement that occurs when a prospective tenant wants to view your vacant Maryland rental property; the hope that this will be a quality tenant is strong. After all, a high tenant turnover rate can wreak havoc on your annual profit, which is why placing tenants in your property as quickly […]

Top 7 Ways Your Tenants Can Temporarily Decorate Your Rental Home

Even though your Howard County tenants do not own the property they lease from you, chances are they want it to feel like home; for the time being, it is their home. Many property owners have strict rules when it comes to decorating or making any changes to the interior of their rental property, and […]

6 Ways to Get Your Rental Property In Spring Mode

As warmer weather quickly approaches, it is time Montgomery County property owners start thinking about how to prep their rental homes for the upcoming season.  Whether your property is vacant, or has long been occupied by high quality tenants, it is important to think about the seasonal change that is advancing. Since the harsh cold […]

Why You Should Require Renter’s Insurance

Part of being a successful landlord in Howard County is ensuring that your rental property is safeguarded in the case of an emergency.  And oftentimes this is accomplished by requiring your tenants to have renter’s insurance. Yet, according to the Insurance Information Institute, as of 2016, only 41% of renters reported to have renter’s insurance. Renter’s […]

How to Keep a Good Relationship With Your Tenants

Customer satisfaction is the key to any business’ success.  So, as a rental property owner, a good tenant relationship should be a priority. Whether you self-manage your investment properties, or employ Howard County’s top property management company to help you out, the importance of seeking a good landlord-tenant relationship should not be underestimated. There are […]

Outdoor Updates to Your Rental Property Worth the Price Tag

Howard County is one of the most competitive rental property markets in Maryland.  With beautiful scenery, the excitement of city life, and a touch of history sprinkled throughout, it is no wonder people are rushing to make Howard County their home.  Plus, with plenty of work opportunities that pay well above the average American income […]

How to Handle the Dreaded Pest Control in Your Investment Property

In the past, we have discussed some of the legal considerations Howard County property owners should be aware of when it comes to pest control in a rental property. In short, as a property owner you are legally responsible for providing a pest-free property to your tenants upon the start of a lease term.  From […]

5 Tips to Boost Your Tenant Retention

Tenant retention in Howard County is serious business.  If you or your property management company do not look for ways to boost tenant retention, chances are you will experience more rental turnaround than you wish to see.  Even worse, you may have to deal with extended property vacancies, which will cut deeply into your annual income. […]

How to Conserve Water and Energy in Your Rental Property

Water and energy conservation are at the forefront of many peoples’ minds.  As the cost of energy continues to rise, major droughts are also becoming a real threat in regions all across the country.  Thus, as the number of people wanting to become environmentally friendly with their daily activity increases, it is important as a […]

What Amenities Should Landlords Provide to Their Tenants?

Those looking to lease a rental property in Howard County are likely looking for a place that offers specific amenities.  And, with the large populations of people leaning towards renting Howard County homes as opposed to buying them, it is important that you, as a landlord, differentiate yourself from the local competition if you want […]