Our goal as your property management team is to strive for excellence and provide the finest service to our homeowners and tenants and one time customers.

 

Full Service Property Management Services

Evaluation of Property to determine rental rate

  • Preform a CMA (Comparative Market Analyses) of your property, of similar homes in the same area that have rented in the past 6 months.

  • Offer recommendations on repairs and cosmetic improvements to maximize rent.

  • Discuss with owners the pros and cons of different polices such as allowing pets.

 

Market the property for rent

  • Prepare the home for rent

    • Owners should have the home clean according to our move out check list.

    • Manicure landscaping to increase curb appeal.

  • Create ads tailored to the property for advertising purposes.

  • Place a sign in the yard

  • Advertise the property

    • Place the home on the MLS We also market your home to the following websites; Oodle, Rentals.com, Apartments.com, Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com to name a few.

  • We advertise to Military personnel on homes.mil and can place the home on militarybyowner.com at the owners expense which is 49.99 for 90 days if requested Fee must be paid before listing the home on miliatrybyowner.com

  • Work with other realtors and leasing agents to find a tenant Provide a 24-hour emergency contact for tenant to call

  • Field calls from prospects for questions and viewings.

  • Provide prospective tenants with rental applications that are legally compliant with fair housing laws

 

Tenant Screen and Selection

  • Preform a background check to verify identity, income, credit history, rental history, eviction check.

  • Grade tenants according to pre-defined criteria

  • Inform owners of approved applicants

 

Tenant Move In

  • Write lease agreement

  • Confirm move in dates with tenants. Review lease agreement with tenant in its entirety.

  • Ensure all agreements have been properly executed by tenants and owner.

  • Preform a move in inspection prior to tenants moving in with photos.

  • Collect all fees including first months rent, security deposit, pet fees.

  • Collect proof that all utilities were transferred into tenants name.

 

Rent collection

  • Collect rent

  • Contacting tenants about late payments.

  • Posting 3 day notices to pay or vacate the home when necessary.

  • Pay owners their portion of rent by the tenth of every month.

 

Inspections

  • An annual inspection is included in our full service program and is performed in conjunction with your tenants lease renewal. Owners may wish to establish bi-annual or quarterly inspections for an additional fee of $55/inspection. 

 

Financial

  • Provide annual reporting, structured for tax purposes as well as required tax documents including a 1099 form

  • Provide easy to read monthly cash-flow statements which offer a detailed breakdown of income and itemized expenses via the Appfolio owner portal.

 

Maintenance and repairs.

  • We only hire vendors that are professional, licensed and insured.

  • We keep the property owner informed of repairs by sending copies of the work order to the owner when placed. Then letting the owner know the issue once the vendor has performed an inspection or completed the job.

 

Tenant Move out

  • Once we receive the 30 day notice from the current tenant we will inform the owner of the property. Then place the home back on the market.

  • When the tenant vacates the property will inspect the property to insure the home has been cleaned and to check for any repairs.

  • Schedule the appropriate vendor to handle any issues in the home.

  • Return any portion of the tenant’s security deposit to the tenant with a detailed letter informing them what they paid for and any invoices.

 

Fees

  • A one time set up fee of 25% of the rent charged once the property is rented.

  • Management fees are 10% of the rent only when the property is rented.

  • Making your total first month 35%

One Time Leasing/Marketing Service

For those who wish to manage their own properties but want to little assistance with tenant finding and leasing, this service is for you!

 

Evaluation of Property to determine rental rate (if desired)

  • Preform a CMA (Comparative Market Analyses) of your property, of similar homes in the same area that have rented in the past 6 months.

  • Offer recommendations on repairs and cosmetic improvements to maximize rent.

  • Discuss with owners the pros and cons of different polices such as allowing pets.

 

Market the property for rent

  • Create ads tailored to the property for advertising purposes.

  • Place a sign in the yard

  • Advertise the property

    • Place the home on the MLS We also market your home to the following websites: Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com, HotPads.com, Rentals.com,  and Apartments.com to name a few.

  • We advertise to Military personnel on homes.mil and can place the home on militarybyowner.com at the owners expense which is 49.99 for 90 days if requested Fee must be paid before listing the home on miliatrybyowner.com

  • Work with other realtors and leasing agents to find a tenant Provide a 24-hour emergency contact for tenant to call

  • Field calls from prospects for questions and viewings.

  • Provide prospective tenants with rental applications that are legally compliant with fair housing laws

 

Tenant Screen and Selection

  • Preform a background check to verify identity, income, credit history, rental history, eviction check.

  • Grade tenants according to pre-defined criteria

  • Inform owners of approved applicants

 

Tenant Move In

  • Write lease agreement

  • Confirm move in dates with tenants. Review lease agreement with tenant in its entirety.

  • Ensure all agreements have been properly executed by tenants and owner.

  • Collect all fees including first months rent, security deposit, pet fees.

  • Collect proof that all utilities were transferred into tenants name.

Fees

  • A one time fee of 50% of the first months rent. Fee is collect and owner is paid out remainder of first months rent, security deposit for holding, and any collected pet fees. 

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