Why Shouldn’t I Manage My Own Property?
Managing your own property is a sizable undertaking. If you’re contemplating handling it yourself, consider the following programs specifically designed to save you more money—and time.
Comprehensive Marketing & Advertising Program – For each day a property is vacant, that’s money out of your pocket. Professional management costs are easily offset by shorter vacancy times. We spend thousands of dollars every month advertising our vacancies to get them filled—faster.
Rigorous Credit, Income, and Criminal Screening – Placing the wrong tenant can quickly cost you what you save in professional management fees. We run criminal, credit background checks, check residential history, do employment and income verification and search the sex offender and eviction database on everyone in the home over age 18. We also make every effort to find tenants who will pay rent on time and will take care of your property.
Routine Inspections – We know the Portland / Beaverton rental market and we have 25 years of experience in saving you both time and money as we help you avoid costly mistakes, comply with complex legal requirements and improve cash flow.
Online Reporting – Keep tabs from afar with our fully transparent, web-based property management reporting system that keeps you updated on all property activity, including vacancies, leasing, maintenance, inspections and financial reports.
Maintenance Coordination – Take advantage of our preferred vendor relationships for discounted equipment and services and pay less with our 24/7 maintenance staff. Maintenance is a necessary expense in property management, and the return on your investment can be significantly impacted without timely, cost-effective repairs and upkeep. In the end, you’ll save time and money and ensure the repairs are done in professional manner.
Rent Collections – Nothing affects your cash flow more than late or missing rent payments. In addition to offering incentives for paying rent on time, our collection processes are professional but tough, and we are extremely diligent in collecting your rent through a systematic, timely process.
Complete Eviction and Possession Services – In this economy, even with careful placement you may find yourself evicting a tenant. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable in state and local landlord and tenant laws. If rents are not paid on time, we initiate the legal steps necessary in the fastest possible time frame to minimize your costs and get the property leased again.