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How to Avoid Eviction and Still Get a Tenant to Move Out

How to Avoid Eviction and Still Get a Tenant to Move Out

Sometimes, you cannot avoid eviction: one or more of your tenants has to go. Preferably sooner rather than later. Evicting a tenant is one of the more draining experiences you’ll have to endure as a landlord. Evictions take time and money, but are there any other legal ways to get your property back? Yes! Telling […]

Housing Voucher Requirements for Baltimore City Landlords

Housing Voucher Requirements for Baltimore City Landlords

  Most landlords have at least heard about housing voucher programs, but how much do you know? Fair Housing Laws are changing in many jurisdictions across the country, including Maryland. Some districts, including Baltimore City, now list the source of income as a protected class. Therefore, as a landlord, understanding your rights and responsibilities when […]

How to Show Rental Properties and Pre-Screen Tenants Before Showings

How to Show Rental Properties and Prequalify Tenants Before Showings

  For landlords, the goal is relatively simple; find a well-qualified tenant who will care for your property and pay rent on time. That is sometimes easier said than done, but finding the right person starts at the first contact. So, if you take the time to pre-qualify tenants before showings, ask the right questions, […]

Changing Rental Qualifications Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Screening tenants is a tedious but necessary part of the leasing process for your Lancaster rental property. Without a careful screening process, you open your property up to trouble tenants, vacancies, and potential evictions. However, landlords have many questions surrounding rental qualifications due to COVID-19. Everyone agrees the COVID-19 pandemic has added challenges to landlords […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Glen Burnie Property Management

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Landlords have a lot on their plate. That said, there are some common and avoidable mistakes Anne Arundel County landlords make. It’s important to know you are not alone, reaching out to a Glen Burnie property management firm to assist may be the best way to ensure you get the most out of your investment. […]

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 […]

Montgomery County COVID-19 Fair Housing Developments 2020

New Fair Housing Developments in 2020

In 2020 there have been some new fair housing developments. As a landlord, it is important to keep up with these developments and put them in place at your properties. Learn about the most recent Fair Housing developments below:   COVID-19 and Fair Housing Discrimination COVID-19 does not discriminate. However, many people are making it […]

7 Strategies Landlords Can Use to Prevent Tenant Lawsuits

Being a Baltimore landlord is already a complicated job, and the last thing you want on top of all your other duties is to land in legal troubles with a tenant. Not only can a lawsuit be a huge financial burden – it can waste your time and cause you tons of stress. If you’re […]

Section 8 Tenants: Legal Aspects you Need to Know

Section 8 Tenants: Legal Aspects you Need to Know

At Bay Property Management Group, we have quite a few clients who participate in the Section 8 housing program, but also many that have never heard about it. If you are a landlord in the state of Maryland, you have to be familiar with the Section 8 to make sure you comply with all the […]