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How to Turn Off Your Water to Prevent Water Damage in Your Rental

How to Turn Off Your Water to Prevent Water Damage in Your Rental

Water issues in a rental property are more than just an inconvenience. In fact, water can lead to extensive damage, mold growth, health hazards, and expensive repairs if not immediately addressed. That said, when a pipe burst and water is pouring into your home, it is easy to become overwhelmed. So, knowing how to find […]

Landlord’s Guide to Pre-Leasing Inspections to Get Your Unit Rent-Ready

Landlord's Guide to Pre-Leasing Inspections to Get Your Unit Rent-Ready

As a landlord, your rental property will go through many different types of inspections – all of which play an important role. In the rental industry, the longer a unit sits vacant, the more money the owner loses. Therefore, making sure your rental is ready for marketing and an efficient lease process is key to […]

Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Your Rental Property?

Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Your Rental Property?

No one wants to hear the words “pest infestation”. This is a health hazard, but pests can also damage the rental property and cost hundreds to eradicate. So, as soon as you notice any pest or vermin, it must be dealt with as quickly as possible. That said, getting rid of unwanted pests is only […]

Helpful Tips for Landlords Investing in Vacation Rentals

Helpful Tips for Landlords Investing in Vacation Rentals

It may come as a surprise to investors but owning and managing vacation rentals is not the same as traditional real estate. That said, the rapidly expanding short-term rental industry continues to provide opportunities for new and seasoned investors alike. However, to be successful, a keen eye for the right location is vital. Additionally, owning […]

How to Protect Rental Property Investments in Uncertain Times

How to Protect Rental Property Investments in Uncertain Times

Economic uncertainty affects everyone across every industry, including rental investments. Whether it’s the COVID-19 pandemic or just a financial downturn, landlords and tenants alike look for ways to make ends meet when uncertainty hits. So, part of responsible business is planning for emergencies and unexpected circumstances that may arise. Below we take a look at […]

Early Lease Termination: A Guide to Landlord’s Rights and Responsibilities

Breaking a Lease: Understanding Landlord Rights and Responsibilities

  When your tenant requests an early lease termination, you find yourself in a precarious situation. Most tenants who sign a lease intend to stay for the full term. However, sometimes life happens, and early terminations occur. As with any written contract, breaching the terms within the lease does not come without consequences. That said, […]

Risk Management for Landlords: How to Protect Yourself and Your Property

If you don’t run your rental property business with care, you could easily face costly lawsuits and stressful conflicts with tenants on a regular basis. This applies not only to Howard County landlords, but to landlords all over Maryland and the rest of the United States. That’s why it’s important for you to prioritize landlord […]