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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Is it worth having a property manager?

While property managers do cost money, they can provide a lot of value to the client. They have marketing know-how and can advertise and perform showings of your property to the rental market. They can collect rent for you and screen potential tenants. They’ll also deal with tenant complaints and repairs, evictions and late rent. Finally, they can manage bill payments to simplify your paperwork and maximize your mental bandwidth.

Chat with top-rated property managers near you to find out if hiring one is worth the cost.

How do I find a good property manager?

You can find the best property manager in your area by starting with an online search. Compare profiles and ratings, and read customer reviews — these tend to give a snapshot of the manager’s quality of work and customer service. Additionally, customers may post photos of their properties that give an idea of the pro’s attention to detail.

Licensing is required in some states, so check to see your state’s policies on licenses and certification.

Finally, compare quotes and prices from at least three property managers.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a property manager when social distancing?

If you're hiring a property manager to look after a property that you own, consider the safety implications of in-person visits. Due to the CDC’s social distancing guidelines, it may be difficult for the property manager to collect rent in person or complete certain maintenance tasks. Check with your local government guidelines and consider implementing extra safety measures -- such as wearing a mask and gloves -- if you have to meet with them in person.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a property manager during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Ask the property manager if they can set up a virtual consultation or remote appointment using a phone or video chat. It’s best to avoid as much in-person contact as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. If they can talk virtually, ask any questions you have about the work that needs to be done. Ask about their system for handling payments, and see what kinds of precautions they have in place to ensure safety and social distancing. 

Does a property manager need to enter my home?

In most cases, a property manager should not have to enter your home or apartment unless there is a maintenance issue that needs attention. If you are hiring a property manager to look after your property, refer to the CDC’s social distancing guidelines and check on your state or local community rules. Ask the property manager whether they can collect rent through digital methods such as PayPal, Zelle or Venmo, and see if they can communicate with residents through video chat or phone call for maintenance issues. 

Why is property management important?

A property management company can be a landlord’s greatest asset. As a neutral third party, the property manager handles the day-to-day operations of a real estate investment, from a single vacation home to a large apartment building or several rental properties. A property management company can be especially helpful to landlords who own several units and can’t manage each of them individually, or those who live too far from their investment properties to meet with renters and oversee maintenance. Property management is particularly important if your rentals are part of an affordable housing program. To receive financial assistance from the government, the landlord must comply with a complicated set of rules; property management companies should have both experience and expertise in complying with the rules specific to each housing program.

Reviews for Clayton property managers
Thumbtack Customer
Patrick is extremely responsive, professional and organized. He gives us peace of mind when it comes to managing our rental property. If you are looking for a property manager, definitely contact Patrick.
Kavanagh Property ManagementKavanagh Property Management
Thumbtack Customer
I am an out-of-state investor. Dennis has provided a suite of property management services that make me comfortable hundreds of miles away.
DMD Real Estate LLCDMD Real Estate LLC
Thumbtack Customer
From out of town, I was no longer able to manage my property. I hired Patrick last fall and he has alleviated all my stress which has allowed me to spend time in more productive pursuits. Patrick is always prompt and available when I have questions or need help. He has taken care of everything from getting qualified tenants, maintenance, pays bills, meets with inspectors etc. If you need someone to manage your property, hire Patrick! Sincerely, Joe D.
Kavanagh Property ManagementKavanagh Property Management
Dionne J.
I am an out of state property owner. I was in need of a property manager that could process a move-out inspection within 2 days. Hiro responded promptly to my inquiry and provided the move-out report with pictures on time. I've also hired Hiro to prepare the home for lease and find a qualified tenant. I feel like I'm in good hands with Hiro.
Prime Home Property MGMT & Residential SalesPrime Home Property MGMT & Residential Sales
Thumbtack Customer
Just a month after our initial interest in hiring a property management our home has been rented by a suitable tenant in what seemed to be a seamless process. Thank you Avenue for your professionalism and expertise! You havr eliminated all the headache for a reasonable price.
Avenue Residential Leasing and ManagementAvenue Residential Leasing and Management
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