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5 Simple Steps to Improve Tenant Retention in Baltimore County

Failing to retain your Baltimore County tenants means you have a vacancy on your hands. With a vacancy, you are no longer collecting a consistent rent payment each month, you probably need to make repairs such as paint the walls or replace the carpet, and of course, you’ll need to perform a deep clean. That’s […]

How to Be a Next-Door Landlord in Montgomery County

You have been stewing over whether you should add another Montgomery County rental property to your growing portfolio. And, like all successful landlords, you have done your due diligence and researched all the right things – market trends, going rental rates, amenities, financing options, as well as nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. There’s just […]

How to Interview Potential Tenants For Your Edgewood Rental

We all know how important it is to interview tenant references when deciding whether to lease to a prospective tenant. In the past, we have discussed how to do just that, as well as provided some tips for how to double check, and ensure a potential tenant’s references are even real. But have you put […]

10 Tips for Creating an Environmentally Friendly Rental

Making your rental property eco-friendly is all the rage these days. Not only does it reduce your tenant’s cost of living, but it also reduces your property’s carbon footprint (e.g. the greenhouse emissions that are tied to global warming). Did you know that, according to NASA, there is a 95% probability that the reason our […]

The 4 Most Common Tenant Types in Philadelphia

The more experience you have as a Philadelphia landlord, the more you will realize there are all kinds of different tenants out there. And, in order to be a successful landlord, it is important that you tune into these different types so you can learn how to recognize red flags early on, how to keep […]

5 Tips for the Prospective Pikesville Rental Property Owner

Investing in a Pikesville rental property is a great way to supplement your current income, build your retirement fund, or even just create some extra cash on the side for a fun vacation. And, now is as good a time as ever to put your money into the real estate market, and start raking in […]

Landlord’s Guide to Student Tenants in Towson, MD

Baltimore County is home to some of the nation’s top universities − Johns Hopkins University, Towson University, Maryland Institute College of Art, and of course, University of Maryland Baltimore County. And, those are just a few of the most popular.   To say that Towson is a thriving community is an understatement. For those that […]

How to Attract Long-Term Tenants For Your Philadelphia Rental

Finding long-term tenants for your Fishtown rental property is one of the keys to having a profitable rental property. With long-term tenants, you secure a consistent stream of rental income, and lower your tenant turnover rate. Most importantly, you decrease the stress of having to advertise a vacant property, conduct tenant screening, draft a new […]

5 Tips on How to Decide Your Montgomery County Rental Price

You want to make a profit with your rental property. You want to be competitive. You want to entice tenants that you are the best. You want to be known for having an outstanding rental property. There is much to balance when it comes to setting the monthly rent amount for your Potomac rental property, […]

5 Rental Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Property in Top Shape

Taking care of your Philadelphia rental home is just as important as caring for the home you actually live in. Yet, time and again, property owners either fall behind on general maintenance of their rental properties, or expect their tenants to handle everything – both of which are a bad idea. Keeping your investment property […]