Keep it Legal: How to Manage A Property Within the Law

By |June 10th, 2013|

It’s not an easy task to manage a property. In between complains and maintenance requests, a lot of forms and requests can get lost in the shuffle. There are a lot of legal obligations that you as a landlord or property manager must adhere to. If you follow a few basic legal tips, you […]

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Tips for Tenants from Auburn Rose

By |June 10th, 2013|

There are more people now than ever before renting apartments and residences. Being a savvy tenant is also more important now more than ever. Here are a few tips to being a smart tenant that will help your new move go more smoothly:

Read your lease agreement closely – Read the fine print on your lease […]

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A Landlord, a Rental Property, & the Law (Part 2)

By |February 14th, 2013|

In last week’s blog, A Landlord, a Rental Property, & the Law (Part 1), we outlined the first 5 common legal mistakes landlords make. This week, we will finish that list, giving you legal mistakes 6-10. Remember, as a landlord, not  only do you have to ensure your rental property is full, not only […]

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A Landlord, a Rental Property, & the Law (Part 1)

By |February 6th, 2013|

No one said being a landlord was easy. Yes, it can be a very rewarding, but it is also a lot of work. Not only do you have to ensure your rental property is full, not only do you have to ensure your rental property is well maintained, not only do you have to […]

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The Eviction Process and what you need to know as a Landlord

By |January 9th, 2013|

Becoming a landlord can be a great experience. You will have the opportunity to meet new people, while also bringing in some extra income. Unfortunately, there will be times when you run into a problem tenant that will drive you crazy. And when that problem tenant violates the lease agreement, you may be forced […]

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Moving from your Rental Property? Do it the right way!

By |January 4th, 2013|

When the time comes to move on from your current rental property, there are several steps you need to take to make sure you leave the home or apartment in good condition. This will not only make your landlord happy, but will help ensure you receive as much of your security deposit back as […]

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Property Management News: 2013 will be a “Landlord’s Market”

By |December 6th, 2012|

Vacancy Rates

According to a report released by the National Association of Realtors, 2013 will be a “landlord’s market.” So what does this mean? Well, according to NAR forecasts, vacancy rates for rental properties are expected to remain below 5%. In fact, NAR expects rates to be around 4% in the fourth quarter of 2012 […]

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Real Estate Investment and Rental Properties: Now is the Time to act!

By |November 14th, 2012|

Have you been considering breaking into the landlording business and investing in a rental property in Baltimore, Maryland? If so, now is the time to act! According to the United States Department of Commerce, the housing market is on the rise for the first time in seven years. Furthermore, residential investment has increased 13.8%, […]

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The Many Benefits of Property Management Services in Maryland

By |September 27th, 2012|

No one said landlording in Maryland was easily. Luckily, no one said you had to go it alone either. There are property management firms out there, like Auburn Rose Property Management,  designed to supplement the work you do as a landlord, providing services that will make your tenants happier and make your life easier. […]

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Landlording Laws in Maryland: Maryland Lead Law

By |August 8th, 2012|

Lead is not a new issue in landlording, but as of January 1, 2012, there are some major changes to Maryland law about residential rental properties with lead paint (those built before 1950 according to Maryland law and before 1978 for federal law). If you want to read the bill (HB 1033) for yourself […]

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