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Category Archives: Property Management in Philadelphia

Kitchen Upgrades that Add Value to Your Rental Property

Every renter has a list of things they would love to have in their next rental home. Sitting high on that list is a beautiful kitchen. Unlike other rooms on the property, there is a lot that can be done to personalize and customize a kitchen. Thus, this area can quickly change the whole style […]

How to Determine Tenant Damages Vs. Wear and Tear

  Normal wear and tear are something every landlord must deal with at one point or another. On the other hand, handling tenant damage is a different process entirely. In many cases, determining the difference between normal wear and tear versus tenant damage is a fine line. In addition, this can be a significant source […]

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 […]

10 Tips For Selecting the Best Property Manager

tips to selecting property manager

Owning rental property is a worthwhile opportunity for savvy investors, but it does come with the added responsibility of being a landlord. For some, this is a welcome challenge; however, managing tenants is not for everyone. If the latter describes you, hiring a property manager may be the perfect solution. That said, an experienced manager […]

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. […]

Should You Allow a Cosigner For Your Tenant?

Occasionally, landlords will come across applicants that seem great on paper but do not quite meet the income or credit requirements. When this occurs, landlords have two options, deny them and lose a potentially good tenant or allow the applicant to have a cosigner. That said, not every rental owner is familiar with the practice […]

How to Handle After-Hours Calls from Your Tenant

  Being a landlord is not a 9 to 5, Monday through Friday job. That said, being a rental owner comes with both pros and cons. Plus, there are times when working in a non-traditional industry such as real estate can wreak havoc on your schedule. For example, one of the common disruptions for landlords […]

Understanding Rental Property Pricing in a Seller’s Market

Understanding Rental Property Pricing in a Seller's Market

Housing prices continue to soar in many areas as supply still struggles to keep up with demand. This increased demand and low supply creates a strong seller’s market within the real estate industry – but where does this leave rentals? The truth is, the rental market does take some cues from the housing market. Therefore, […]

How to Properly Clean Your Rental Home Prior to Listing

Preparing your rental property for the next tenant is critical to the success of your rental property business. Every renter does, and should, want to move into an impeccably clean home. However, even before that, prospective applicants do not want to tour a dirty property. After all, first impressions are lasting ones! So, presenting a clean […]

9 Sneaky Expenses of Owning a Philadelphia Rental Property

sneaky expense owning a rental property

Owning an investment property is a great way to build long-term wealth and generate additional monthly income. That said, being successful in the rental industry relies on a healthy profit margin. Unfortunately, typical and not so typical, expenses can chip away at those profits more than many landlords realize. So, it is essential that property […]