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Category Archives: Property Management in Montgomery County, MD

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Is It the Next Big Thing for Investors?

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Real estate crowdfunding is a unique way to diversify your financial portfolio. Crowdfunding allows you to pool your money with others to purchase real estate. The idea is that many people are willing to invest a small amount, adding up to a large sum of money. As such, crowdfunding allows investors to become shareholders in […]

Seasonal HVAC Preventative Maintenance Tips to be Ready for Fall

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Fall is approaching quickly, and the last thing you may think about is the status of your HVAC system. However, despite the excitement of cool weather and falling leaves, completing some essential maintenance at your rental property is important. HVAC preventative maintenance in the fall can help keep tenants and their guests comfortable all year […]

Hard Money Loans: Are They the Right Choice to Finance Your Investment

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There are several ways to finance your rental property investment. If you’ve heard the phrase “hard money loan,” your mind may immediately think of a quick business deal. Well, that’s not too far off. Hard money loans offer fast financing for investors who need to borrow money. Read along as we go over hard money […]

Unusual, But Legal, Pets Your Tenant May Own in a Rental Property

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For many individuals, pets are just as much a part of their family as any blood relative. Whether or not your rental allows pets could significantly affect your qualified tenant pool in today’s rental industry. As a landlord, accepting pets is a big decision, and there are plenty of things to consider. Today our focus is […]

Small Space Storage Solutions and Decor Tips for Your Studio Apartment

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Although everyone wants a large living space with adequate storage space, not everyone’s budget allows for a multiple-bedroom apartment or rental home. For instance, you have to get creative if you have a studio apartment. That said, finding small space storage solutions is key to fitting all your belongings into a rental. Here are some […]

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

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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 […]

US Prices Soar: Are There Still Advantages to Buying vs. Renting in 2022?

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Most people grow up dreaming of owning a home someday. However, with the recent surge in home prices, some are contemplating the advantages to buying vs. renting in 2022. With home prices so high, is it worth buying a home? Or is it safer to rent right now? Let’s go over the market outlook for […]

Can Owners Require a Pre-approval Before Showing a Rental Property?

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Finding quality tenants for your rental properties is crucial in running a successful rental business. However, conducting showings, following up on leads, and facilitating applications can be a time-consuming process. For landlords without professional property management in Washington DC, running to showings for applicants who are unqualified or not truly interested wastes valuable time. To […]

Balancing Human Interaction and Property Management Technology

Balancing Human Interaction and Property Management Technology

In today’s day and age, rental property management technology is very prevalent and extremely useful. However, some landlords and tenants want to preserve human interaction. After all, human interaction is beneficial for both parties to better understand who they are dealing with. On the other hand, property management technology is also great because it helps […]

Property Manager’s Guide to Tax Time and Sending 1099s to Landlords

Property Manager's Guide to Tax Time and Sending 1099s to Landlords

Tax time can be stressful and confusing for everyone, including property owners and landlords. That said, not everyone is an expert, so it’s important to pay close attention to essential tax documents and requirements. One of the most significant tax forms for landlords is 1099. If you have a management team, like Bay Property Management […]