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Category Archives: VA

CDC Eviction Ban: What Can Landlords Do to Protect Their Investment?

How Landlords can Deal With the CDC Eviction Ban

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once again extended the national ban on evictions. What was supposed to expire on June 30th has now been pushed to July 31, 2021. In a statement made June 24th, the CDC said that this was intended to be the final extension of the orders meant to […]

Employee Spotlight – Chris Riggs, Property Manager

Employee Spotlight - Chris Riggs, Property Manager

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 contribute something special to our property management company. Therefore, […]

Rental Property Compliance and Responsibilities for Virginia Landlords

Rental Property Compliance and Responsibilities for Virginia Landlords

Part of being a successful landlord is adhering to regulations and all federal, state, and local laws. This can be a complex and confusing task for even the most seasoned investors. However, failing to comply means facing potential fines, loss of license, or expensive litigation. Continue reading below as we highlight the rental property compliance […]

What Are Squatter’s Rights: Everything a Landlord Needs to Know

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Eviction is a scary word for any landlord. However, what’s worse is when you find out the people living in your rental never had a lease in the first place! When that occurs, or when there is an unauthorized occupant – you have squatters. A common misconception is these individuals have no rights because they […]

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

Nothing brings Summer fun to a halt faster than a broken-down HVAC system. For tenants, this is an uncomfortable hassle, but for landlords, it is a potentially costly repair. Industry experts agree that the best way to prevent an unfortunate HVAC breakdown is through proper maintenance and care. However, some of that responsibility falls on […]

Should Landlords Consider Rental Property Concessions?

Guide to Types of Rental Concessions and Are They Right for You?

Avoiding vacancy and retaining tenants in a competitive market is sometimes an uphill battle. Although moving is expensive, it is not always enough to deter tenants from leaving for a perceived better deal. Many multi-family rental owners are familiar with the term “rental concession” as a tool to make their property stand out from the […]

Is Selling a Rental During COVID a Good Idea for Landlords?

Is Selling a Rental During COVID a Good Idea for Landlords?

A booming sellers’ market combined with an uncertain future for the rental industry has many owners questioning if now is the time to sell. Smaller landlords have been hit hard by the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent eviction bans. As that ban now stretches to the end of June (maybe further), what […]

Landlord’s Guide to Lead Paint Laws and Avoiding Costly Liability

Landlord's Guide to Lead Paint Laws and Avoiding Costly Liability

The use of lead-based paint in residential housing has been illegal since 1978. Then, in 1992, federal and state governments created laws that aim to protect tenants against the potential health risks of lead paint. This is known as The Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Act. That said, enacting lead paint laws does not mean it […]

What is a Property Management Agreement and Why it is Important

What is a Property Management Agreement and Why it is Important

When it comes to the rental industry, a few key documents can be the difference between success or failure. One of those is the property management agreement. Surprisingly, many landlords and property owners are unfamiliar with what this contract entails. So, join us below as we answer the key questions: what is a property management […]

Employee Spotlight – Gloria E. Tarsia, Property Manager

Employee Spotlight - Gloria E. Tarsia, Property Manager

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! They each contribute something special to our property management company. Therefore, we […]