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Category Archives: Renting a Home in Maryland

Should You Allow E-Cigarettes in Your Non-Smoking Property?

As of now, there are over 2.5 million electronic cigarette users in the United States.  And while e-cigarettes are still a relatively new trend in America, the truth is that it is gaining in popularity. Deciding whether the use of e-cigarettes constitutes “smoking” and whether they should ultimately be allowed in your non-smoking property is […]

5 Tips on How to Decide Your Montgomery County Rental Price

You want to make a profit with your rental property. You want to be competitive. You want to entice tenants that you are the best. You want to be known for having an outstanding rental property. There is much to balance when it comes to setting the monthly rent amount for your Potomac rental property, […]

How to Choose the Right Bank for Your Rental Property Business

Choosing a bank that has the right services for your Baltimore County rental property business needs should involve careful consideration.  After all, you don’t want to entrust your money to a bank that is led by someone such as William R. Beamon. Beamon swindled more than $20,000 in rent payments and security deposits from unknowing […]

The Difference Between a Security Deposit and Last Month’s Rent

When a new tenant moves into your property, it’s time to start generating income from your investment. And not just from the first month’s rent – you have two other instant revenue options as well: the last month’s rent and the security deposit. Both of these are excellent ways to test a tenant’s financial stability […]

Tips for Determining Your Property’s Monthly Rent Amount

Determining the amount you want to charge for your Baltimore County rental property can be a delicate balancing act. Charge too much and you will surely experience high vacancy rates. Charge too little and your rental property business will suffer in the form of negative cash flow. So, how do you go about deciding the […]

Should You Invest in Long-Term or Short-Term Vacation Rentals?

If you own a rental property in a prime vacation spot, you have probably questioned whether it is better to lease your home to as a short-term rental to those on traditional vacations or on more of a long-term basis. Independent property owners and property management groups looking to lease out rental properties for varied […]

3 Methods of Communicating with Your Tenants – Which is Best?

Nowadays technology has made communicating with people a cinch.  Contacting friends, family, employees, and even customers has never been easier.  And the same holds true for your Rockville tenants. With so many different ways of communicating with your tenants, issues can be resolved quickly and effortlessly.  Utilizing the different methods of communication, you can achieve […]

The Pros and Cons of Collecting Last Month’s Rent

Now that you have the perfect tenant for your Howard County rental property, you must decide how much money you would like to collect upfront before you tenant moves in. While charging new tenants first month’s rent and a security deposit is commonplace, the question remains – should you charge last month’s rent as well? […]

The Landlord’s Guide to Subleasing Rental Properties

In the past, we have discussed ways to protect your rental investments from tenants who use your rental property on marketplaces such as Airbnb as a way to sublet your home. But have you put any thought into general subleasing options and how that may affect your rental property business? Today we will look at what exactly subleasing a […]

4 Rental Inspection Types Every Landlords Should Conduct

In order to sustain a long-lasting rental property that will create positive cash flow, you must maintain your property on a consistent basis. No matter how thoroughly you screen your tenants, what kind of background checks you perform, how timely their rent payments are, or how highly recommended they come from previous landlords, the truth is […]