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Top 5 Things to Emphasize in Your Tenant Welcome Packet

First impressions are vitally important in business. For landlords, this begins the very first time a prospective tenant reaches out. To create a great landlord-tenant relationship, the goal is to continually foster positive interactions, including during move-in. Providing new residents with a tenant welcome packet can help set the tone for the rest of the […]

The Landlord’s Guide to Rent Increases

  Rent increases are a normal and even expected part of any rental property business. Moreover, unless local law includes rent control policies, landlords are free to increase the rent as they see fit. While the goal for all investors is to make money, relying on rent increases to do so can easily backfire. Instead, […]

How to Determine Tenant Damages Vs. Wear and Tear

  Normal wear and tear are something every landlord must deal with at one point or another. On the other hand, handling tenant damage is a different process entirely. In many cases, determining the difference between normal wear and tear versus tenant damage is a fine line. In addition, this can be a significant source […]

How to Handle After-Hours Calls from Your Tenant

  Being a landlord is not a 9 to 5, Monday through Friday job. That said, being a rental owner comes with both pros and cons. Plus, there are times when working in a non-traditional industry such as real estate can wreak havoc on your schedule. For example, one of the common disruptions for landlords […]

6 Tips to Successfully Showing a Rental Property

  Facilitating property tours for prospective tenants is an essential part of being a landlord. In fact, this step in the process is just as crucial as marketing to and screening potential renters. Most landlords realize that showing their property in the best possible light is crucial. Sometimes a deep clean, staging furniture, or boosting […]

Tips for Building and Maintaining Great Landlord-Tenant Communication

Tips for Building and Maintaining Great Landlord-Tenant Communication

Communication is the foundation of any great professional relationship. Proper landlord-tenant communication can make all the difference when it comes to a positive leasing experience. Handling tenant complaints, concerns, and calls can add stress to landlords, especially when emotions flare. So, today we help you stay on track and maintain a positive and productive experience. […]

Do You Have to Accept Roommates? A Landlord’s Guide to Best Practices

Do You Have to Accept Roommates? A Landlord's Guide to Best Practices

  In certain areas, especially cities or locations with a large student population, the issue of roommates will come up frequently. So, do you have to accept roommates? For landlords, renting to multiple, unrelated tenants can widen your pool of potential renters, ultimately helping to fill units quicker. However, it also comes with its fair […]

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 […]

Understanding Tenant Rights in Baltimore, Maryland

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Tenant rights in Baltimore County are important for both landlords and tenants to understand. It is important for landlords to avoid receiving fines, bad reviews, or legal consequences (depending on the situation). There are four major tenant rights laws in Baltimore County and throughout Maryland. These include; MD tenant rights, federal tenant rights, security deposit […]

4 Renovations To Keep Your Tenants Happy & Complaint-Free

Keeping your tenants happy is the best way to continue collecting a consistent stream of rental income, prevent an unnecessary vacancy, and of course, build your Owings Mills rental property business into one that is reputable and successful. That said, how you keep your tenants happy can be challenging at times. There are so many […]