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Vacation Home Listing Mistakes to Avoid

Listing your Howard County vacation rental property on your own can be quite complex if you have never officially advertised a vacant property before.  Some property owners may believe they can handle things on their own—they are amateur photographers and know a bit about advertising when it comes to listing vacation homes on platforms such […]

You Banned Pets in Your Rental, But What About Service Animals?

As a Montgomery County rental property owner, you are entitled to implement your own pet policies.  In other words, you get to decide whether to allow your tenants to have pets while residing in your property. But what if you have decided not to allow pets in your rental property and one of your tenants […]

What to Do When You Find an Unauthorized Person in Your Rental Property

Discovering that an unauthorized person is living in your Montgomery County rental property can be a very stressful situation. It is your responsibility, as a rental property owner, to maintain the property that your tenants reside in. It is also your duty to ensure that whomever is living in your investment property is authorized to […]

Top Considerations if You Need to Fill Your Vacant Rental Property Quickly

Speed vs. Quality: Interviews and Screening Tenants Most landlords dream of filling a vacancy almost immediately. But, when trying to put someone into their empty properties as quickly as possible, they often ignore proper screening processes. If you don’t go through the proper screening and interview process, the tenant may end up violating the terms […]

Survival Tips for First-Time Landlords: Avoiding Trouble at All Costs

First-time landlords in Montgomery County make up a unique group of people. Some are homeowners looking to upsize or downsize and thus want to lease their home; some are investors seeking ways to fund their retirement or quit their corporate jobs; while others are accidental landlords, who for one reason or another, must turn their […]

4 Rental Property Upgrades That Waste Your Time and Money

Investing in a Montgomery County rental home often means getting a great deal on a property that needs some TLC. With the overall goal to make your investment property appealing in order to get the highest rent rate possible, it is sometimes necessary to go beyond fixing the required damages that exist; sometimes you need […]

What to Consider Before Investing in a Rental Home with an HOA

Homeowners associations in America don’t have the best reputation.  They have a history of complaints of abuse, mismanagement, and wasted finances, and things don’t seem to be changing. However, there are some benefits to investing in a home that is part of an HOA. The best thing to do is, before you invest in a […]

Unusual, But Legal, Pets Your Tenant May Own

Pets are a part of many people’s lives. For some, pets are just as much a part of their family as their own blood relatives.  In today’s world, there certainly is no shortage in the number of tenants that own pets and want to lease your Montgomery County rental property.  And, should you be the […]

Landlords Beware: How to Avoid Rental Fraud

Rental fraud: What is it and how can Maryland landlords avoid it? For those of you who have yet to experience the horror of rental fraud, we are here to explain to you exactly what it is. Rental fraud is when someone who is not you or your Maryland rental management company claims to own […]

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 […]