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Category Archives: Tips for Property Managers

When to Do Home Maintenance Yourself or Trust the Professionals

Updated 6/26/24 by Bay Property Management Group When property maintenance is necessary, many landlords are tempted to do all the home repairs themselves. However, sometimes this can defeat the intended purpose of economic efficiency. Surprisingly, it can be more expensive to do the home repairs yourself than simply hiring a professional to complete the work.  […]

9 Ways to Be a Good Landlord to Your Tenant

You don’t have to search for long to find horror stories about overbearing, unfair landlords and how they mistreat their tenants. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem. However, some landlords act that way because they constantly deal with difficult tenants, tenants who never pay rent on time, and tenants who damage their property. However, regardless of […]

9 Questions You Should Ask When Interviewing a Property Manager

Are you tired of handling your day-to-day landlord responsibilities on your own? If so, you’re likely considering hiring a property manager to help make your rental property business less demanding. However, if you choose the wrong property manager, your decision could backfire, making your job as a landlord even more stressful. That’s why it’s important […]

Clean, Safe, Profitable: How Industrial Cleaners Boost Property Management

In the competitive field of residential property management, the adage “first impressions last” isn’t just a saying—it’s a business reality. The importance of maintaining a clean and welcoming environment cannot be overstated. For property managers and facility maintenance professionals, investing in industrial cleaning is not merely a matter of aesthetics—it’s a strategic business choice that […]

How to Respond to Negative Tenant Feedback

You might not think about it every day, but your tenants are taking note of the experiences they have in your rental properties. And someday, they may just share those experiences publicly online. Since consumers these days turn to online reviews to help them make purchasing decisions, your reviews are more important than ever. But […]

How to Get Your Tenants to Pay Rent on Time

Dealing with late rent payments can be frustrating and costly for landlords, especially when it’s a recurring problem. Late rent payments can even lead to more significant hassles, like going through the eviction process. That’s the last thing you want to deal with as a landlord! If you’re getting late rent payments from your tenants, […]

Unlocking Success: Why Content Marketing is a Must-Have for Real Estate Agents

Do you know those stubborn individuals who won’t budge even if the train is a few yards away? These people resist change, even if their livelihood depends on it. It’s a cliche, but the world, technology, and real estate are changing so fast that you might be out of business in the blink of an […]

The 5 Best Ways to Reduce Tenant Turnover

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The worst thing for any landlord is having a vacant property. Not only does vacancy mean no money is coming in, but landlords also have to invest time and money in finding new tenants. That said, the strongest rental businesses have low turnover among their tenants. This keeps their cash flow steady and reduces costs. […]

How to Protect Your Vacant Rental Property

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Do you own a rental home in Baltimore County? If so, you probably know that although the county’s vacancy rate is at an impressive 5.89%, far lower than the state’s average of 6.49%, your home will sit vacant at one point or another for an extended period. That is simply the nature of owning a rental […]

What Happens When Your Tenant Files Bankruptcy in Maryland?

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One of the risks of being a landlord is having tenants who don’t pay their rent. However, when a tenant files for bankruptcy, it creates a different set of issues. Bankruptcy can disrupt everything from collection efforts to the ability to evict a delinquent tenant. However, it is possible for a landlord-tenant relationship to survive […]