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The Top 6 Problems Landlords Face and How to Fix Them

The Top 6 Problems Landlords Face and How to Fix Them

As a landlord, you are no stranger to taking on many responsibilities at once. In fact, you probably already know that if you do not handle them properly, you could find yourself stressed out, facing financial trouble, or dealing with a lawsuit. So, it is crucial for you to both prevent potential issues and fix […]

5 Reasons Why Your Tenant Can (Rightfully) Sue You

Rental agreements are legally binding contractual “agreements” between two parties, the landlord and tenant. That said, landlords should be aware that while many laws are protecting the rights of property owners, tenants also have rights. These tenant rights protect renters against overbearing or illegal landlord actions. Therefore, understanding the reasons tenants sue landlords and how […]

5 Reasons Why Your Tenant Can (Rightfully) Sue You in York, PA

Reasons your tenant can rightfully sue you in York, PA

Protect yourself from landlord lawsuits in York, PA. Your rental agreements are just that, legally binding contractual “agreements” between two consenting parties, the landlord and tenant. It is with this understanding that landlords should be aware that while there are many laws protecting the rights of property owners against broken lease provisions done on behalf […]

How to Properly Handle an Unexpectedly Abandoned Rental

Property owners face the risk of an unruly tenant abandoning their property at any time. Yes, even if your Parkville property management company conducts thorough tenant screenings of all prospective tenants, there is always the chance your tenant may unexpectedly vacate. Dealing with a tenant that abandons your investment property presents a number of challenges. […]

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 […]

Why Landlords Shouldn’t Try to Manage Their Own Properties

Deciding to start your own Montgomery County rental property business is an exciting time. There is so much that goes into investing in your first property, placing your first tenants, and of course, managing your first rental property. And, if you choose the hands-on approach and decide to manage your own property, you get to […]

Dealing with a Tough Homeowners Association for Your Rental Property

  Homeowners associations (HOAs) are gaining popularity all across the state of Maryland and property owners are flocking to purchase property that is part of an HOA.  Take a look at this list to get an idea of just how many HOAs there are in existence right now, with additions consistently being made. So why […]

6 Tips to Successfully Show a Rental Property

Showing a client’s vacant rental property to prospective tenants is one of the principal roles of a property manager. Though emphasis is often placed on appealing to the right tenant pool, as well as the importance of proper tenant screening, the truth is that the in-person showing of the home to potential renters is just […]

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 […]