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Rent Control Is Coming To Maryland

February 18th, 2013 · 8 Comments

Tweet Update The rent control bills Below did not pass. Rent Control in Maryland/Rent Control In Baltimore I occasionally get asked f there is rent control in Maryland or in Baltimore.   Currently neither Maryland nor Baltimore have rent control.   Often I talk to people who believe there is rent control in Maryland.  In some ways […]

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Tags: Landlording · Law and Regulations · real estate

Landlord Tenant Handbook

July 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet Tenant Landlord Handbook Baltimore Neighborhoods inc has released their 2011 version of their Guide to Local, State and Federal Laws, Governing Tenant-Landlord Relations.  This is an indispensable guide if you are a landlord in Maryland. Their guides summarize and explain in simple terms, Maryland and local tenant landlord regulations.  A PDF flyer and order […]

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Tags: Books · Landlording · Law and Regulations · real estate

Pay Your Taxes

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Tweet Are you behind on your Baltimore property tax? To avoid the additional costs and hassles related to tax sale,  Baltimore City Taxes are due Monday Feb. 28. This must be paid by certified check or money order. If you don’t know how much your taxes are or if they have been paid go to […]

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Tags: Landlording · real estate · Tax Liens

Review of Multifamily Millions by Dave Lindahl

March 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Tweet This book by Dave Lindahl is about repositioning Apartment buildings. This is truly one of the better books on real estate investing that I have read. While its primary focus in multi-family buildings, it has tremendous value for single family home investors also. Dave Lindahl got his start renovating single family properties and doing […]

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Tags: Advanced tips · Beginner · Books · Landlording · real estate

Warren Buffett Says Now is the Time to Buy

March 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Tweet I am a big fan of Warren Buffett.  In fact I wrote about some of Warren Buffett’s quotes earlier. While reading another blog about investing, Invesmint.com, I saw the following video about Warren Buffet buying stocks. A key quote from the video is: Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn’t. They […]

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Tags: Business and Finance · Landlording · Success & Wealth Building · Uncategorized

Evictions Made Easy

September 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Tweet I just had a court case for an eviction. It was the easiest court date I have had. I didn’t go downtown, I didn’t go to my attorney, in fact I didn’t leave my office. I used RentNotices.com. They handled the filing, they went to court, they will file the eviction notice, they will […]

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Tags: Landlording

Is it an investment or a job?

August 26th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Tweet I often tell people I am a full time real estate investor. The reality is that is a lie. There is no such thing as a full time real estate investor. You see, “full time” implies you are doing work. Investing implies your money is working for you. Working is not investing. Since this […]

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Tags: Beginner · Landlording · real estate

Tenant Screening

March 19th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Tweet Tenant screening is one of the keys to being a successful landlord.  Sadly many landlords do a poor job of this. Sometimes it’s lazyness, sometimes ignorance, sometimes simply desperation to get someone tenant back in the property to help make mortgage payments. Trust me on this one, it is time well spent. You simply […]

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Tags: Landlording · real estate

Landlording tips

March 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Tweet Surfing the web lead me to Scott Ficek’s Minnesota Investment Real Estate Blog. He has a number of tips about landlording. He had an interesting post about a tenant that claimed that the rent was no longer due on the first because the landlord regularly accepted rent later. He includes a link to the […]

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Tags: Landlording · real estate