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Category Archives: VA

2022 Housing and Rental Market Predictions: Is Everything Slowing Down?

2022 Housing and Rental Market Predictions: Is Everything Slowing Down

In 2020 and 2021, the housing market saw some unusual activity, prices, and demand. So much so that many homebuyers taking advantage of record-low rates were simply priced out of the bidding war. In some cases, individuals and families chose to rent instead of buy due to a lack of affordable inventory. However, with 2022 […]

Are There Financial Benefits to Renting vs. Buying?

Are There Financial Benefits to Renting vs. Buying?

. Most people across the United States place significant priority on homeownership. Whether it’s a small family looking for their first home or an individual looking to increase their independence, purchasing a home can be a rewarding investment for anyone. However, it takes a ton of planning and preparation to be done correctly. Some people […]

A Tenant’s Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving in a Rental Home

Expert Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving in Your Rental Home

Thanksgiving is a chance to enjoy time with family and friends over an abundant meal. However, attending a party and hosting the Thanksgiving celebration are two different things entirely. For individuals that reside in small spaces, how can you comfortably host the best holiday ever? While an apartment may present some unique challenges, the answer […]

7 Steps to Winterize Your Rental Property Before the Cold Weather Hits

7 Steps to Winterize Your Rental Property Before the Cold Weather Hits

The temperature is falling, and the ice and snow of winter are right around the corner. But, is your rental property ready? Cold weather can wreak havoc on a home causing frozen pipes, HVAC breakdowns, and other unexpected repairs. Thankfully, when landlords and tenants work together to prepare the rental for cold weather, many of […]

Growth, Expansion, and Investing in Employees at BMG

Growth, Expansion, and Investing in Employees at BMG

For over a decade, Bay Property Management Group has helped owners achieve their rental investment goals through comprehensive third-party representation. What began as a small firm specializing in single-family rentals has quickly expanded. Today, BMG serves clients across Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia. With over 5,300 units under management, BMG could not […]

Understanding Renter’s Choice Deposit Alternatives

Understanding Renter's Choice Deposit Alternatives

For already cash-strapped tenants, paying thousands of dollars in an upfront security deposit becomes a barrier to necessary housing. According to Paraag Sarva, CEO, and co-founder of Rhino, residential security deposits total $40 billion in just the U.S. market. But is there any alternative when a security deposit is vital to protecting the landlord and […]

Post COVID Evictions: Landlord’s Guide to Moving Forward

A Landlord's Guide to COVID Eviction Guidelines Moving Forward

Can landlords evict a non-paying tenant? This continues to be the question on millions of tenant’s and landlord’s minds across the country. Unfortunately, however, many landlords were left confused and frustrated by the changing, and sometimes contradictory, federal and state guidelines throughout the pandemic. In addition, emergency relief programs have struggled to get desperately needed […]

Top 10 Signs You Have a Bad Landlord and How to Deal with Them

Top 10 Signs You Have a Bad Landlord and How to Deal with Them

For every great landlord, there are infinitely more horrible ones. Thus, tenants must be vigilant when selecting their next rental home. While location, size, price, and amenities are significant aspects to searching for the right place, tenants are not just renting a home; they are entering a long-term relationship with the landlord. So, it is […]

Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family in Arlington Virginia

Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family in Arlington Virginia

The leaves are turning, and it is time to explore all that Fall has to offer in beautiful Northern Virginia. While some COVID restrictions remain, many are eager to get out and enjoy the nice weather and Fall activities. Therefore, whether you are looking for a local brewery with friends or fun for the whole […]

Apartment Rental Scams: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Apartment Rental Scams: How to Spot Them and What to Do

With so much of the apartment rental process happening online these days, the risk of tenants or landlords falling victim to an apartment rental scam is abundant. However, individuals can protect themselves from fraud or apartment rental scams with some simple due diligence. The key is to know what red flags to look for and […]