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Category Archives: Tips for Property Managers

Property Maintenance and Property Management: Are They The Same?

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  Owning rental property is not without challenges and complications.  That is why many landlords choose to hire a property management company to handle such tasks as finding quality tenants, collecting rent, and scheduling routine maintenance. Though it may seem like property management and rental property maintenance are the same, they are two separate things. […]

Efficient Property Turnover Tips for Rentals to Minimize Vacancy

Efficient Property Turnover Tips for Rentals to Minimize Vacancy

In a perfect world, one lease would end, and another would begin immediately after. Unfortunately, it is not an ideal world, and property turnover remains a vital property manager’s responsibility.  The success of this endeavor relies on a stable process, trustworthy vendors, planning, follow-up, and attention to detail. As a property manager, you can take […]

Using Real Estate Referrals to Grow Property Management Company

Using Real Estate Referrals to Grow Property Management Company

  A profitable property management company is always looking to grow. The question becomes how you can use what you have already established as a great customer base and professional contacts to gain new clients. Well, that is where referral marketing comes in. Setting up a program for real estate referrals and offering incentives to […]

How to Choose the Best Paint for Rental Properties

How to Choose the Best Paint for Rental Properties

  A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for a tired or dated interior. When it comes to rental properties, higher wear and tear takes its toll on walls and finishes. So, we explore the best paint for rental properties and how to choose a durable finish to get the most for your investment. […]

How to Report Bad Landlords and Deal with Poor Property Management

How to Report Bad Landlords and Deal with Poor Property Management

  When you are renting an apartment, so many things can contribute to a bad overall experience. A big one is poor or mismanagement. This can be in the form of landlord negligence or a bad property management company, but both add stress to the rental relationship. Below we will take a look at tips […]

The Best Neighborhoods in Howard County Maryland for Renters

The Best Neighborhoods in Howard County Maryland for Renters

Howard County, MD, offers everything from bustling cities to rolling countryside. The convenience of an easy commute to Baltimore or Washington DC continues to draw people to the area. Whether you are a landlord looking to invest or a tenant in search of a home, check out this list of the best Howard County neighborhoods […]

Dealing with a Tough Homeowners Association for Your Rental Property

  Homeowners associations (HOAs) are gaining popularity all across the state of Maryland and property owners are flocking to purchase property that is part of an HOA.  Take a look at this list to get an idea of just how many HOAs there are in existence right now, with additions consistently being made. So why […]

6 Tips to Successfully Show a Rental Property

Showing a client’s vacant rental property to prospective tenants is one of the principal roles of a property manager. Though emphasis is often placed on appealing to the right tenant pool, as well as the importance of proper tenant screening, the truth is that the in-person showing of the home to potential renters is just […]

Landlords Beware: How to Avoid Rental Fraud

Rental fraud: What is it and how can Maryland landlords avoid it? For those of you who have yet to experience the horror of rental fraud, we are here to explain to you exactly what it is. Rental fraud is when someone who is not you or your Maryland rental management company claims to own […]

The Lease Agreement Deconstructed

If you have ever leased an apartment or home, you will likely be familiar with the lease agreement that was signed by both you and the landlord. Yet, have you ever thought about the actual components that make up a lease agreement? If you have not, and are thinking about using your Harford County home […]