The property will have an initial inspection at the time a property management agreement is signed. The purpose of the initial inspection is to help the owner lease the rental property in a seamless and timely manner. Some suggestions may be having the carpets professionally cleaned, clutter free, freshly painted in neutral colors, landscaping maintenance, etc. The more preparation done up front the less the applicant will request prior to occupancy.
Upon approval of applicant a tenant move in inspection will be conducted. Results from this inspection will be provided to you for your records and will include detailed property photos and a DVD Walk-Through. These are for informational purposes only and not to be used for marketing.
After tenant occupancy an inspection will be done within 60 to 120 days to observe the condition of the home.
Additional inspections are done if an HOA violation arises that has not been properly taken care of by the tenant and requires additional attention.
Inspections will also be completed should tenant decide to renew lease for another year or upon vacancy of the property.
Additional inspections may be conducted at the request of the owner and may require an additional fee.
Pets are considered on a case to case by the owner. Photos of the pets are required at time of applying. No pet shall be on the premises without written consent by the owner.
An additional security deposit will be required at time of lease signing.
Any costs exceeding $500.00 must be approved by the owner in advance, except that in an emergency where repairs are immediately necessary for the preservation and safety of the property.
Tenants are responsible for any minor repairs necessary to the premises up to and including the cost of $75.00. Tenants are to change the air filters on a monthly basis and are responsible for any heating or cooling system repair due to neglect of monthly maintenance. Tenant is to maintain lawns, shrubs, trees and sprinkler system in good condition.
Repairs and emergency requests can be submitted online by the tenant. Tenants are also provided with an after hours emergency number on their lease.
All our preferred contractors are licensed, bonded and insured.
Any and all work orders submitted will be provided to the owner with their monthly statement.
Smoking is not permitted in any of our rental properties. Tenants however are allowed to smoke outside. If any signs of smoking are present inside the home, the tenant will be responsible for any cleaning or smoke removal services.
The no smoking policy has not affected the marketability of the rental properties.
A complete background check includes verification of current and previous tenant history, current and previous employment, credit history, contact personal references, and to receive any criminal history information pertaining to the applicant that may be found in federal, state, or local criminal justice agency files and to verify any other information deemed necessary to fulfill the tenant requirements.
Some of the criteria used in qualifying prospective tenants include credit rating of 600 or above, dependable rental history and applicant’s income to be at least three times the monthly rent. If applicant does not meet the standard requirements, an additional security deposit may be requested up to triple the amount of the rent. Owner will also have the final decision in the approval process.