managing properties like a gladiatorWe 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.


  • 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


  • 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
  • Signs
  • MLS
  • Fliers
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
  • Landscaping
  • Removing trash and debris

  • 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
  • Re-key the locks
  • Put the property back on the market for rent