We are a full service boutique firm. Our Gladiators can help you buy and sell your real estate and provide financing for your purchases and refinances. We know that behind every great property is the Gladiator who manages it…so here is just a sample of how we can help you.
EVALUATE YOUR PROPERTY AND DETERMINE AN ACCURATE RENTAL RATE
Perform detailed documentation of the interior and exterior including photos and private links to YouTube videos of your property.
Offer recommendations on repairs and cosmetic improvements that maximize monthly rent while providing good ROI.
Gather data on rental rates in the area and work with owners to determine the optimal rental rate. Rent research will vary, but should include looking at the recently rented comparables according to size and type.
Discuss with owners the pros and cons of different policies such as accepting pets, allowing smoking etc.
Install a lock box
MARKET THE PROPERTY FOR RENT
Prepare home for rent
Clean home and optimize interior appeal
Manicure landscaping to increase curb appeal
Create ads tailored to the property and advertising medium. Some of the mediums commonly used are:
Paid and free rental listing websites
YouTube Videos for a comprehensive video tour
Website & Social Networking
Provide a 24-hour hot-line where prospective residents can listen to detailed information about the property
Field calls from prospects for questions and viewings
Meet prospective residents for showings throughout the week and weekend.
Provide prospective residents with rental applications that are legally compliant with fair housing laws
Collection applications with application fee
RESIDENT SCREENING AND SELECTION
Perform a background check to verify identity, income, credit history, rental history, etc.
Grade resident according to pre-defined resident criteria
Inform residents who were turned down
RESIDENT MOVE IN
Draw up leasing agreement
Confirm move in date with resident
Review lease guidelines with resident regarding things like rental payment terms and required property maintenance
Ensure all agreements have been properly executed
Perform detailed move in inspection with resident and have residents sign a report verifying the condition of the property prior to move-in. Use video to record the move-in status of unit.
Collect first month’s rent and security deposit
Receiving rent and paying owner at the same time using electronic rent payment system
Hunting down late payments
Sending out pay or quit notices
Enforcing late fees
Filing relevant paperwork to initiate and complete an unlawful detainer action
Representing owner in court
Coordinating with law enforcement to remove resident and resident’s possessions from unit
Perform periodic inspections (inside and outside) on a predefined schedule looking for repair needs, safety hazards, code violations, lease violations, etc.
Send owner periodic YouTube video showing the condition of the property.
Provide accounting property management services
Make payments on behalf of owner (Mortgage, insurance, HOA dues, etc.)
Detailed documentation of expenses via invoices and receipts
Maintain all historical records (paid invoices, leases, inspection reports, warranties, etc.)
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
MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS, AND REMODELING
Provide and oversee an in-house maintenance crew
Establish a preventative maintenance policy to identify and deal with repair needs
Provide a network of licensed, bonded and fully insured contractors who have been vetted for good pricing and good work that is up to code.
Maintain outdoor areas
Leaf and snow removal
Removing trash and debris
RESIDENT MOVE OUT
Inspect unit and fill out a report on the property’s condition when the client moves out
Provide resident with a copy as well as estimated damages
Return the balance of the security deposit to the resident
Forward any portion of the owner’s portion of the resident deposit to the owner or hold in owner reserves for repairs.
Clean unit and perform and needed repairs or upgrades