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Category Archives: Property Management

Should You Rent to a Self-Employed Tenant?

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Some landlords get nervous when they hear the words “self-employed” or “freelancer.” Indeed, approving a self-employed rental applicant can prove to be a tricky process for landlords. That said, there are great income opportunities for self-employed individuals. However, for landlords, the challenge becomes finding ways to verify income stream when there is no verifiable employer […]

4 Things Landlords Should Know Before Renting a Property with a Pool

For some tenants, a swimming pool can be the ultimate rental property amenity. They might envision themselves hosting neighborhood barbecues near the water, spending an afternoon relaxing on a raft in the pool, or helping their kids learn how to swim. Plus, a swimming pool adds value to the property overall, which in turn means […]

Meet Justin Nattrass, Philadelphia Director of Business Development

Meet Justin Nattrass, Director of New Business Development, BMG Philly

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 contribute something special to our property management company. Therefore, […]

Ultimate Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist

Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist and Rental Maintenance Guide

Warmer weather brings new life and an excellent opportunity for a Spring refresh of your rental property. After all, periodic deep cleaning and preventative maintenance help to keep rental properties in tip-top shape. That said, it is easy to get lost in the many tasks and forget key areas. So, to help you tackle your […]

Easy Improvements for Renters That Don’t Break Your Lease

Easy Improvements for Renters That Don't Break Your Lease

Everyone wants to have their house feel like a home, including renters. However, moving into a rental means making large-scale permanent changes are not always a possibility. Thankfully, modern materials and a little ingenuity allow renters to personalize spaces with little effort. Continue along with us below as we discuss easy improvements for renters and […]

Spring 2021 Home Improvement Trends for Rental Properties

Spring 2021 Home Improvement Trends for Rental Properties

Spring is in the air; the weather is finally coming around, and it is time to think about home projects. In the competitive rental market, anything landlords can do to set their place apart is good. So, out with the old and in with the new! Whether you are looking to do a complete overhaul […]

How to Avoid Rental Scams & Protect Yourself From Fraud

Common Tenant Scams and How to Protect Yourself from Fraud

For as long as the rental industry has been around, scammers have been looking to take advantage of both landlords and tenants. Whether you are searching for or listing an apartment to rent, understanding the potential for scams will help keep you protected. So, join us below as we discuss common tenant scams, what to […]

10 Strategies For Landlords to Increase Tenant Retention Rates

10 Strategies Every Landlord Can Use to Increase Tenant Retention Rates

Any landlord or property owner knows that one of the most expensive parts of a rental business is tenant turnover. Therefore, finding ways to increase tenant retention is one of the most important things a landlord can do. That said, while finding a great tenant takes work, keeping them around requires just as much, if […]

Get Ready for Spring with a Comprehensive Rental Maintenance Guide

Get Ready for Spring with a Comprehensive Rental Maintenance Guide

Maintenance is a dreaded but necessary part of owning a rental property. That said, the best kind is always preventative maintenance. Whenever possible, being proactive in caring for major systems is the key to avoiding costly repairs down the road. Not only is routine maintenance essential for the preservation of your investment, but it also […]

Why Every Lease and Landlord Needs a Tenant Transfer Policy

Why Every Lease and Landlord Needs a Tenant Transfer Policy

Even with the best of intentions entering a lease, life happens. Tenants may need to transfer or break a lease for various reasons, including military service or job relocation. However, regardless of the transfer reason, landlords must protect themselves and their interests. So, join us as we define the types of transfer clauses and, more […]