Top 10 Questions to ask when searching for a property management company.
1. Are you the Licensed Real estate Broker / Property Manager who will be looking after my property and if not, who is?
Sometimes, a Business Development Manager or Manager will facilitate the initial discussions with you about managing your property. *Try to bypass this person.* When you meet with them or talk to them over the phone, you want to make sure that you know exactly who is the licensed Real estate Broker that will be looking after your property and responsible for your funds. Also arrange to meet with or talk to the Broker to learn more about that them prior to committing to the agency.
You should be looking for a Property Manager that has demonstrated longevity in their role and proves this is a career for them. Due to the stresses of Property Management, turnover is high and you want to try to ensure that you will be talking to the same person in six months’ time. Read More→