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Category Archives: Property Management in Philadelphia

How to Deal with Parking in Multi-Family Buildings

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Most apartment buildings in Philadelphia provide private parking, which can be convenient for residents wondering where to park in PA. However, rental property parking lots in PA can be tricky to manage. Property owners may be faced with various types of parking options such as surface lots, parking garages, and off-site lots. While each of […]

Philadelphia’s Top Employers

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One of the benefits of living near Philadelphia is access to some of the top employers in the nation. Philly’s top employer is the federal government, but that’s only the beginning of the story of the best employers in Philadelphia. If you’re wondering what it is like living and working in Philadelphia, we’ve got a […]

Bay Property Management Group Employee Spotlight

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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. […]

Tenant Screening Part 3: Application Process, Background Checks, and Rental Verification

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In the previous two segments, we focused primarily on the financial aspects of choosing a good tenant, including income verification and analyzing credit histories. Today we’ll be looking into the more personal aspects of your prospective tenants: background checks and rental verifications. Both of these activities are meant to help you exclude anyone who might […]

Tenant Screening Part 2: Credit Report

Credit reports are a significant part of the tenant screening process as a person’s credit is a direct correlation to their trustworthiness to pay back their debts. In this second installment of our three-part Tenant Screening series, we’ll be focusing on this portion of application screening in PA. Understanding an applicant’s financial history is critical […]

Tenant Screening Part 1: Proof of Income

Screening new tenants for your rental property is probably one of the most important tasks you will have as a landlord. There are many aspects of a tenant application to consider and several Philadelphia tenant laws to be aware of. For that reason, we’ll be doing a three-part series to make sure you have the […]

Cash for Keys—Why to Never Give in To a Tenant

If the purpose of an investment property is to provide an income for the property owner, then it can be an entirely frustrating situation when a tenant becomes delinquent on his or her rent. What can a landlord do with an unruly tenant? In most cases, landlords turn to the legal system and begin the […]

Flood Prevention in Your Rental Property

Flood prevention is an essential part of managing a rental property as damage from flooding can lead to expensive repairs and loss of income. The weather can often be unpredictable, but the path of flooding from natural events can be anticipated as most floods occur in subterranean areas like basements or basement apartments. Here are […]

Upgrades That Don’t Add Much Value to a Rental Property

One question we frequently get from landlords is what can be done to add value to their rental properties. Last time, we discussed how to upgrade your kitchen to improve the quality and achieve a higher rent. This time, we’ll go over a few items that do not add much value to a rental property […]

Kitchen Upgrades that Add Value to Your Rental Property

While looking for a home to lease, renters tend to have a list of requirements that their new home should meet. These include the total number of bedrooms, total square footage, storage options, pet options, and similar checklist items. Once these basic needs are met, the next thing people look at is the kitchen. There’s […]