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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 […]

What Fees to Expect When Financing a Rental

You may look at the price of a potential Gaithersburg investment property, and think you’ve got a fairly good deal. However, do not be fooled – more lies beneath the surface. Besides the price tag of a rental property, there are numerous miscellaneous fees you can expect to pay when financing a rental. But do […]

Should You Offer Move-In Specials to Entice Tenants?

Staying ahead of the competition is tough when you are a property owner in Annapolis. As the capital of Maryland, and home to the United States Naval Academy, there are plenty of tenants looking for a great place to live here. And other property owners know it. If you are wondering how to stand out […]

7 Ways to Prevent Mold in Your Rental Property

There is no way to avoid the fact that mold spores are floating around your Montgomery County rental property at any given moment.  It’s natural for mold spores, among many other contaminants, to be present in the air we breathe. However, when the humid Maryland weather hits and the climate begins to dampen, these mold […]

Easy Ways to Go the Extra Mile for Your Tenant and Boost Retention

With over 41% of Rockville residents currently renting, it is no wonder people are jumping at the chance to invest in rental homes.  And, while there are certainly some established landlords in the market whose hands have been in the industry for a while now, there is no reason you cannot up your game and […]

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 […]

Top 5 Mistakes New Landlords Make, and How to Avoid Them

If you are lucky enough to own rental property in Ellicott City, you know that managing a rental home requires experience, knowledge, and a lot of patience.  In addition, you know that if you do not employ a property management company, self-managing rental homes means running a small business on your own. Or, maybe you […]

Top 7 Ways Your Tenants Can Temporarily Decorate Your Rental Home

Even though your Howard County tenants do not own the property they lease from you, chances are they want it to feel like home; for the time being, it is their home. Many property owners have strict rules when it comes to decorating or making any changes to the interior of their rental property, and […]

6 Ways to Get Your Rental Property In Spring Mode

As warmer weather quickly approaches, it is time Montgomery County property owners start thinking about how to prep their rental homes for the upcoming season.  Whether your property is vacant, or has long been occupied by high quality tenants, it is important to think about the seasonal change that is advancing. Since the harsh cold […]

Outdoor Updates to Your Rental Property Worth the Price Tag

Howard County is one of the most competitive rental property markets in Maryland.  With beautiful scenery, the excitement of city life, and a touch of history sprinkled throughout, it is no wonder people are rushing to make Howard County their home.  Plus, with plenty of work opportunities that pay well above the average American income […]