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Category Archives: Property Management in Pennsylvania

Understanding Rental Occupancy Standards and Limits

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Landlords must create various policies and guidelines to maintain a safe and habitable property for all tenants. This can include everything from inspections and maintenance to applicant screening and beyond. One crucial factor for landlords to establish in their properties is rental occupancy standards. For landlords, most processes rely heavily on black and white laws […]

Staying Up to Date on Pennsylvania and Federal Fair Housing Laws

Staying Up to Date on Pennsylvania and Federal Fair Housing Laws

While it should go without saying that no individual or family should become a victim of housing discrimination – it can and does happen. As a landlord, housing discrimination claims can have devastating legal and financial consequences. Therefore, understanding the origins and rules of the Fair Housing Act is necessary. These federal fair housing laws […]

Managing Rental Maintenance – A Guide for Property Managers

Managing Rental Maintenance - A Guide for Property Managers

Property managers wear many hats throughout completing daily tasks. Property owners may not realize just how much property management and property maintenance go hand in hand. However, arguably a property manager’s most important role is to coordinate and complete necessary maintenance to the home. In addition, rental maintenance is directly linked to tenant satisfaction and […]

HVAC Maintenance to Get Your Rental Ready for Fall

HVAC Maintenance to Get Your Rental Ready for Fall

A chill is in the air, the leaves are falling, and your HVAC system is probably the last thing on your mind. As a rental property owner, Fall brings with it many maintenance tasks like cleaning gutters and checking for leaks. However, to keep tenants comfortable all year long, it is essential to service the […]

The Moratorium on Evictions Has Ended: What it Means for Tenants

The Moratorium on Evictions Has Ended: What it Means for Tenants

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are far from over. For landlords and tenants, changing regulations can trigger frustration, fear, or even confusion. While federal and state agencies have established rent relief programs to try and prevent the onslaught of evictions, to date, only a fraction of those funds has been distributed. So, how can […]

Top 10 Apartment Rental Apps to Help You Find Your Next Home

Top 10 Apartment Rental Apps to Help You Find Your Next Home

Whether landlords are ready or not, technology plays a key role in the rental industry. As the number of people searching for their next rental property continues to rise, grabbing renters’ attention through online listings is critical. On the flip side, renters may find the search for their next place to call home a competitive […]

8 Steps to Successfully Starting a Property Management Company

8 Steps to Successfully Starting a Property Management Company

The rental industry is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. This multi-billion-dollar industry has sparked a new wave of entrepreneurs starting property management companies to fill a need as investors grow their portfolios. Starting a property management company is much like any other small business. That said, there are some differences specific to […]

Common Eviction Mistakes Rental Landlords Must Avoid

Common Eviction Mistakes Rental Landlords Must Avoid

Evictions are an unfortunate event that is sometimes unavoidable. Understanding the legal process is the key to success when the only solution is to remove a tenant from the home. Legal evictions can be a lengthy process of notices, court appearances, and communications. To regain possession of their property as soon as possible, some landlords […]

Employee Spotlight – Fran Dilworth, Lead Maintenance Technician

Employee Spotlight - Fran Dilworth

At Bay Property Management Group, we are property management professionals focused on customer service. Furthermore, our goal is to make property ownership both a pleasurable and profitable experience for our clients. We know that our success is due to our awesome team members and how they each contribute something special to our property management company. […]

Rental Property Maintenance Responsibilities for Tenants and Landlords

Rental Property Maintenance Responsibilities for Tenants and Landlords

Maintenance repairs present an inconvenience for both landlords and tenants. As such, preventative maintenance tasks are essential to preventing costly and frustrating repairs. But when it comes to the lease, who is responsible for what? Not clearly outlining tenant responsibilities for maintenance from the start can lead to disputes and even more headaches than the […]