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Category Archives: Rental Property Marketing

How to Write a Rental Property Ad & Get Your Listing Noticed

How to Write a Rental Ad and Get Your Listing Noticed

A picture is worth a thousand words. However, when it comes to a rental property listing, words still matter a great deal. That said, a poorly written advertisement can easily become overlooked in a competitive rental market. Therefore, a few carefully chosen sentences that highlight everything a renter is looking for can make all the […]

Top Rental Property Marketing Strategies for Qualified Leads

Top Rental Property Marketing Strategies for Qualified Leads

The first step to getting someone in your vacant property is attracting qualified leads. However, getting leads is not as easy as it sounds. You’ll want to have good rental property marketing strategies that secure quality tenant leads quickly and efficiently. It’ll be hard to organically find occupants for your rentals if you don’t work […]

Employee Spotlight – Kimmarie Spriggs, Leasing Agent, BMG Laurel

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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 […]

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring a Property Management Company

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring a Property Management Company

Whether they own one property or multiple, landlords have a lot of tasks to handle daily. Whether it’s maintenance, collecting rent, or screening new tenants, the duties can quickly become overwhelming. That said, many landlords decide to hire a property management team to help mitigate some of these daily jobs. However, before you decide on […]

Property Management Tips to Become a Better Vacation Rental Manager

Property Management Tips to Become a Better Vacation Rental Manager

The vacation rental industry has grown over the past few years, with an increasing number of homeowners and investors getting into property management. It’s proved to be a popular way to generate an income. The lure of earning extra cash is certainly appealing, but as a vacation rental manager, you’re not going to have it […]

Choosing the Right Short-Term Rental Software for Airbnb Rentals

Choosing the Right Short-Term Rental Software for Airbnb Rentals

At one point, cookie-cutter hotels and motels were a traveler’s only option – but those days are gone. The rapidly growing short-term vacation rental industry offers travelers nearly endless possibilities. Thus, this multi-billion-dollar industry has attracted the attention of rental investors looking to cash in on this latest trend. However, owning short-term rentals includes some […]

Apartment Rental Scams: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Apartment Rental Scams: How to Spot Them and What to Do

With so much of the apartment rental process happening online these days, the risk of tenants or landlords falling victim to an apartment rental scam is abundant. However, individuals can protect themselves from fraud or apartment rental scams with some simple due diligence. The key is to know what red flags to look for and […]

Rental Marketing Strategies to Help Reduce Vacancy

Rental Marketing Strategies to Help Reduce Vacancy

A rental property is only successful if a paying tenant occupies it consistently. Therefore, effective rental property marketing, along with thorough tenant screening, is vital. After all, every unoccupied day chips away at an owner’s overall profits. So, learning how to prepare for and manage vacancies should be a priority for landlords. Continue reading below […]

Tenant Screening Policies to Avoid Fair Housing Violations

Tenant Screening Policies to Avoid Fair Housing Violations

Tenant screening is a landlord’s best defense against potential problem tenants. However, it is also a process that opens property owners up to major liability if Fair Housing Laws are not carefully followed. In this day and age, lack of knowledge is not a defense. So, landlords must learn and adhere to all federal, state, […]

How to Stage a Rental Property and Is it Worth the Trouble?

How to Stage a Rental Property and Is it Worth the Trouble?

Most people have heard of staging homes for sale – but what about homes for rent? Staging a rental property is a step often overlooked by landlords. Whether it is cost-prohibitive or just viewed as unnecessary, most property owners think their home will attract enough quality applicants without it. However, keep in mind that renters […]