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Category Archives: Tips for Property Managers

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 […]

The Most Common Lease Clauses Explained

Once your Bethesda property management company has found a suitable tenant for your rental home, and you have agreed on the terms and conditions of the lease, it is time to place those terms on paper in the form of a legally binding contract.This contract, also known as the lease agreement, is a formality 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 some day, they may just share those experience publicly online. Because consumers these days turn to online reviews to help them make purchasing decisions, your reviews are more important than ever. […]

Turn Your Rental Property into a “Smart Home” & Attract High-Paying Tenants

If you want to attract high-paying tenants, you need to realize that they often look for convenient, luxurious amenities that will improve their quality of life at home.One of those amenities is “smart” technology. When you install smart devices in one of your properties, you can turn that property into a smart home, which can […]

5 Ways to Collect Rent and Get Paid on Time

Collecting rent is one of the most important tasks you’ll handle as a landlord. If you can’t collect rent consistently, your rental property business won’t earn you the income you need to pay the bills. And for some landlords, collecting rent can be a serious challenge. Even with a solid lease agreement in place – […]

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 […]

How to Verify Prospective Tenant Employment and Income

One of the most important parts of the tenant screening process is to make sure the prospective tenant has verifiable employment and income. This tenant screening process is important for two reasons: It helps you ensure that the applicant has the income to pay rent regularly and on time. It helps you ensure that the […]

6 Reasons Not to Rent Your Baltimore County Property to Friends or Family

At first, renting out your Baltimore County property to your friends and family might sound like a great idea. You know more about them than your other tenants, and you know that they’re good people. You think that if a problem were to arise, you’d be able to handle it swiftly and without hassle because […]

Tips for Reducing Vacancy Rates

No Baltimore landlord likes a vacant property. Worries about loss of income, damage to the property, and theft can cause many sleepless nights.  And while vacancies are an unwelcome downside to being a landlord, there are steps you can take to reduce the possibility of an unoccupied property. Let’s jump right in and take a […]