He rented it out for an entire season to Russian "kids," while he slept soundly 150 miles away in Catonsville.
His $25 noise ordinance fee is hardly enough to keep police officers at his condo door on a regular basis to supervise partying teenagers.
I rent out two condos on a weekly basis in Ocean City through an online site. I take the time to vet potential tenants and I try to select only groups of mature homeowners who sound like they would respect my property and community.
Since I'm in Baltimore, I also pay a handyman who lives in the community to address my guests' needs and respond if neighbors complain. In six years there has never been a complaint.
If rental owners want someone else to do the job of policing their rentals, they need to pay someone locally to deal with what could then go wrong. The $25 noise ordinance fee is hardly the answer to irresponsible renting.
Georgia Martin, Baltimore
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