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8 Ways to Collect Rent from Tenants

8 Ways to Collect Rent from Tenants

Depending on your tenants, collecting rent is either your favorite time of the month, or your worst nightmare. When you have reliable, high value tenants, your investment in rental property truly pays off, but when tenants repeatedly pay late – or not at all – it can take the joy out of owning real estate. […]

How Thoroughly Should You Screen Your Tenants?

How Thoroughly Should You Screen Your Tenants?

Would you rather deal with a prolonged vacancy or an eviction? If you are an experienced landlord, you know the answer. Finding the right tenant for your rental property can be tricky. You want to avoid long periods of vacancy, but you also want to avoid going through the eviction process. Evictions can be costly […]

What to Look for When Investing in Rental Properties

What to Look for When Investing in Rental Properties

So you are thinking about investing in rental properties but not exactly sure where to begin. What makes a great rental property anyway? Finding the right investment property can be overwhelming, especially for first-time landlords. Buying an investment property in Maryland is not the same as flipping a house or even buying a home. While […]

Fix and Flip vs. Renting Out a Property: What Is the Better Option?

Fix and Flip vs. Renting Out a Property: What Is the Better Option?

Find Bigger Profits Contrasting House Flipping and Rental Properties in Anne Arundel County There are two leading strategies for the average Marylander to actively create real estate income: buying rental properties or fixing up houses to sell. In today’s market, either strategy can be a good investment for property owners, though each one comes with […]

What Tenants Want in an Outdoor Space

What Tenants Want in an Outdoor Space

  What Montgomery County Tenants Are Looking for in a Home Exterior For many renters in Montgomery County, the outside of a rental property is just as important as the interior. On nice days, tenants want to know that they can go out and spend time in the yard or enjoy a glass of wine […]

9 Cost-Effective Ways to Make Your Rental Property Feel Like Home

9 Cost-Effective Ways to Make Your Rental Property Feel Like Home

How to Improve the Quality of Baltimore County Rental Properties on a Budget Easy, short-term investments can radically improve your return on investment (ROI). Many property owners in Maryland may be reluctant to spend thousands of dollars on improvements, but if it leads to increased rent, the expense may be worthwhile. In addition, making the […]

Tracking Rental Property Income and Expenses

Tracking Rental Property Income and Expenses

6 Financial Considerations for Baltimore Property Management The key to receiving a return on your investment property is accurately recording income and expenses. From reporting incoming rental funds to calculating total expenses, the entire process can quickly become overwhelming for busy investment owners and/or those with multiple rental properties throughout the Baltimore area. With an […]

5 Things to Include in Your Tenant Manual

5 Things to Include in Your Tenant Manual

Finding a good tenant is only half of a landlord’s job. The other half is managing the property with the tenant in it, which can be a demanding task. To make it a bit easier, many property managers create a “tenant manual.” Even though the rental contract outlines most of the tenants’ responsibilities, a tenant […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Maryland Tenant Eviction

A Step-by-Step Guide to Maryland Tenant Eviction

As a landlord, you probably don’t want to deal with eviction. If you keep giving tenants “second chances” trying to solve the issues peacefully, you need to stop and reevaluate the situation. One second chance is usually enough to tell you whether the problem tenant straightened out.  Putting off eviction any further means you are […]

5 Cons of Renting to Section 8 Tenants

5 Cons of Renting to Section 8 Tenants

So after reading our recent article on the benefits of renting to Section 8 tenants, you might be seriously considering this option. However, at Bay Property Management Group we want you to have a complete 180-degree view of this new venture before you jump into it. This is why today we’ll discuss some of the […]