Renting vs. Buying: How to Decide

By |February 9th, 2014|

Deciding whether to rent or buy a property is a decision that many people have to make at some point, but it’s not an easy one. There are lots of factors to take into consideration, and when combined with the uncertainty of the future, making a decision can be a little overwhelming. With that […]

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How to Find the Best Rental Property in Maryland

By |October 11th, 2013|

Looking for a place to rent is never an easy task. For one, it’s time consuming, and when you have so much else going on, you might just not have time to look for a new place. This can put you at a disadvantage, because there’s plenty of other people on the market looking […]

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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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Baltimore Property Management Tips: Reasons to become a Landlord in 2013

By |December 18th, 2012|

As we already told you a few weeks back, 2013 will be a “Landlord’s Market.” The National Association of Realtors estimates that vacancy rates for rental properties are expected to be around 4% in the fourth quarter of 2012 and drop to 3.9% in 2013. On top of that, NAR is estimated rent to […]

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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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Improve Rental Property Security: Tips from a Baltimore Property Manager

By |November 30th, 2012|

As a landlord, it is up to you to provide your tenants with a safe and secure rental property. And while there are many factors that fall onto your tenants, there are certain things you can do to improve the security of your rental property.

Tips to Improve Rental Property Security

Tear Down Privacy Fences: Privacy […]

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Budgeting for Rental Property Repairs: Don’t get caught Off Guard

By |November 20th, 2012|

Your tenants expect their rental property to be in tip top shape. And, as a landlord, it is your duty to ensure that your tenants have a well-maintained residence. Because of this, you perform regular, preventative maintenance to keep the property looking nice and ensure everything is running properly. But what happens when something […]

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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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FCRA Guidelines and Tenant Screening Services in Baltimore, Maryland

By |October 24th, 2012|

As a landlord, you should be familiar with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, better known by the acronym FCRA. And if you are not familiar with this Act, then you have some reading to do. The FCRA holds landlords and property managers accountable to promote fair practices, regulations, and privacy for consumer reporting agencies. […]

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