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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 […]

Is Unemployment Reliable Proof of Income for My PG County Rental Property?

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Under Maryland law, you do not have to accept housing applications for those on unemployment in Prince George’s County (PG County). However, some landlords do accept applicants whose income comes from unemployment insurance under specific stipulations, especially with how high the unemployment rate is right now due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. There are, of course, […]

Tenant Screening Tips for Harrisburg, PA Landlords

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Screening tenants is a tedious and necessary part of the leasing process for your Harrisburg rental property. Without a careful screening process, you open your property up to trouble tenants, vacancies, and potential eviction. Screening Tenants For Your Harrisburg, PA Rental Property Examples of Trouble Tenants: Problem Payers: Those with a history of late payments […]

5 Avoidable Mistakes Landlords Make with Rental Agreements

Though having one universal lease agreement satisfying every type of lease term possible would be great, in reality, every lease is different. And, while using a universal lease form is possible, it is important to note that whether you self-manage your Dundalk rental property, or enlist the help of a property management company, there are […]

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 […]

7 Ways to Ensure Your Potential Tenant’s References are Real

Any responsible Baltimore City property owner knows the importance of tenant screening when it comes to placing tenants in their property. You want to make sure the tenant you are considering has no criminal background, has verifiable income that can cover the monthly rent expenses, and has a good credit score. Since most rental applications […]

Should You Approve Tenants Without Meeting Them?

Would you ever consider leasing your Philadelphia rental property to a tenant you have never met? Most property owners would immediately say “no.” After all, meeting a prospective tenant in person leaves a valuable impression on you, and ultimately helps in determining whether they are a good fit for your property. But is there really […]

How to Handle Long-Term Guests in Your Rental Property

There is a thin line separating who should be considered a guest in your Pikesville rental property and who constitutes an actual residing tenant.  And, if you are not careful, guests that overstay their welcome in your rental property can quickly turn into serious liabilities if they become more tenant-like than guest-like. In order to […]

6 Red Flags Not to Miss in Tenant Screening

Thorough tenant screening of all prospective Maryland tenants is critical to the success of your rental property business.  Place the wrong tenant in your property and you could face enormous financial loss, property damage, and even the fall of your rental property business altogether. When you are screening potential tenants for your investment property, especially […]

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 […]