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Category Archives: Property Management in Washington, D.C.

Employee Spotlight – Ruth Zwick, Office Administrator BMG Laurel

Employee Spotlight - Ruth Zwick, Office Administrator BMG Laurel

.. 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 incredible team members. Thus, each contributes something special to our property management company. Therefore, […]

What are Landlord-Tenant Laws and Why is Compliance Important?

What are Landlord-Tenant Laws and Why is Compliance Important?

The rental industry is governed by federal, state, and local landlord-tenant laws. Therefore, both tenants and landlords must understand their rights and responsibilities. Although tenants must hold up their end of the lease, landlords are held to a very high standard regarding habitability standards, building codes, and fair housing. Continue reading below as we examine […]

Getting Started in the Property Management Industry

Getting Started in the Property Management Industry

When it comes to job security, seeking out a growing and in-demand industry is a must. For ambitious and detail-oriented individuals, a career in the property management industry may be just what you are looking for. Whether you choose to become a property manager or start your own property management firm, a career in real […]

Top Reasons to Fire Your Property Manager and Escape Your Contract

Top Reasons to Fire Your Property Manager and Escape Your Contract

A great property management company is worth its weight in gold – but a bad one is an absolute nightmare. In the competitive rental industry, some fledgling companies put the majority of their efforts toward building a client base. However, they may forget the importance of great service to keep the clients they already have. […]

When Can My Washington, D.C. Landlord Make Deductions From my Security Deposit?

It is not uncommon for renters to have some security deposit deductions they were not ready for. In fact, a Rent.com survey explains that one out of four renters had funds withheld when they anticipated a full refund of their deposit. Thus, leaving renters wondering – how did this happen? Is it legal for the […]

Employee Spotlight – Samin Alam, Leasing Specialist BMG DC

Employee Spotlight - Samin Alam, Leasing Specialist BMG Laurel

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. […]

The Changing Landscape of Rent Control In Washington DC

The Changing Landscape of Rent Control In Washington DC

Anyone who has lived in some of the larger cities across the US understands that affordable housing is not always easy to find. It may surprise some landlords and tenants that over 180 cities in the US enforce some type of rent control or rent stabilization. One of these locations is the nation’s capital, Washington […]

What is the DC Housing Choice Voucher Program?

Landlord's Guide to Housing Vouchers in the DC Metro Area

More and more landlords have come to hear and know the terms Section 8 or the Housing Choice Voucher Program in recent years. In Washington DC, investors know that there are many benefits to actively participating in this program. As part of the 1974 Housing and Community Development Act, this program expands the availability of […]

Effects of Eviction Moratorium on DC Landlords

The Current Moratorium Restrictions on Evictions in Washington DC

New executive orders have landlords in Washington DC and across the country wondering when, or if, relief from non-paying tenants will ever come. Recently, the POTUS signed an order to extend the eviction moratorium on residential properties. Therefore, at least for now, the light at the end of the tunnel is a little further away. […]

What to Do When You Find an Unauthorized Person in Your Rental Property

Discovering that an unauthorized person is living in your rental property is a very stressful situation. As a landlord, it is your duty to protect the property and ensure that only authorized and vetted individuals live in the unit. Unfortunately, despite having a rock-solid lease agreement, there may be times when a tenant’s guest(s) overstay […]