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Rental property Owners FAQ's and our policies part 4 - 01/30/08 09:36 AM
RENT COLLECTIONAll rent is due on the 1st of each month and is considered late if received after 5:00PM. Late notices are sent on the the next day and removal proceedings are initiated if the tenant does not make immediate arrangements for rent payment. We use NSF check fees, posting fees, and late charges as a means of:1. encouraging on-time payments to allow for timely disbursement of your proceeds, and2. compensating us for our additional trips to the property, additional time spent resolving the matter, as coverage for our own bank charges, our preparation time for notices, and additional trips to (0 comments)
Rental property Owners FAQ's and our policies part 3 - 01/30/08 09:34 AM
THIS SECTION EXPLAINS THE POLICES AND PROCEDURES WE HAVE IMPLEMENTED TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT AND TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE BEST POSSIBLE SERVICE.INSURANCEIn addition to your normal home-owners Fire and Extended Coverage insurance policy, we require you to maintain an "Owner, Landlord and Tenant" (OL&T) liability policy as well. This coverage protects the tenant, you, and us against a wide range of losses caused by unintentional hazards or unsafe conditions on your property. In addition, Aamerican Property Management, Inc. must be listed as a co-insured on your liability policy, with minimum limits of $300,000.00.We must have proof of insurance coverage (0 comments)
Rental property Owners FAQ's and our policies part 2 - 01/30/08 09:33 AM
PROPERTY PRESENTATIONWe present your property to the largest available rental market.We are always aware of current market conditions. This allows us to rent your property at its highest value.Our computer system enables us to maintain an exhaustive list of all the features that make your property desirable and special.We minimize your rent loss by advertising a vacant property through the Association of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service, on our web site on the Internet, and in the Florida Today Newspaper.We use a broad range of advertising media, including signs, flyers, newspaper classifieds and the Internet.We share our vacancy listings with other Real (0 comments)
Rental property Owners FAQ's and our policies part 1 - 01/30/08 09:31 AM
WELCOME TO AAMERICAN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT!This "Property Owners Handbook" is designed to familiarize you with our administrative process. It is our sincere belief that when you, as our client, understand this process, we can better serve your needs.All relationships are established by written agreement between you and Aamerican Property Management or companies acquired by Aamerivan Property management All terms, conditions and provisions outlined in this handbook are subject to change or withdrawal at any time without notice. You should look solely to your individual property management services agreement for actual services rendered.The following index outlines the benefits, services and what you as (0 comments)
Brevard rental homes inspection requirements addendum - 01/22/08 11:38 AM
Check Out Inspection Requirements AddendumCHECK OUT INSPECTION REQUIREMENTSCheck out inspections of homes are made between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Please call and make an appointment with our office after everything on this list is done. All of your furniture and personal items must be removed from the house and yard before an inspection can be made. You may not stay in the house after the inspection is completed. Naturally, for a furnished and equipped seasonal rentals all of the owner's inventory would remain and be left in acceptable condition.To get a refund of your (0 comments)
Getting utilities and Getting Connected in a brevard county rental home - 01/22/08 11:36 AM
GETTING SETTLED Getting Connected.Provided as a reminder and resource to assist new tenants in completing the transfer of all utilities to their own personal accounts prior to occupancy/lease starting date. You must pay for Waste management servicesELECTRICITYFlorida Power & Light Co. requires a deposit that varies according to a customer's credit rating. An initial service charge is included on the first bill. A certificate of occupancy following an electrical inspection is required for first service for a new home. To receive FPL service, call 723-7795 any time or go to www.fpl.comGASFlorida City Gas supplies natural gas to most of Brevard. The (0 comments)
Renter FAQ'S Part 3 - 01/22/08 11:34 AM
Credit History:National Credit ratings cannot be higher than a 3 on all trade lines. All collections against you must show paid. (Over a three rating means not more that 60 days past due.) No Credit History is OK.Bankruptcy:You cannot have filed bankruptcy in the last 18 months, and the bankruptcy has to have been discharged at least one year ago, from the date of application for a unit. Your credit history from the date of bankruptcy has to be perfect.Eviction & Skip History:No evictions or skip history in the last six years, No Exceptions!Criminal History:No citation or convictions in the last (0 comments)
Renter FAQ'S Part 2 - 01/22/08 11:33 AM
1. Application must be fully completed, dated and signed.2. Application must be reviewed at the time of submission to ensure we have all information needed to determine eligibility.3. Applicant must provide proof of identity with photo (such as a state driver’s license).4. Applicant must provide a social security number or be able to verify that no number has been assigned.5. A landlord history with a minimum of four years to verify proven payment history and that the applicant has never been evicted.6. Family size must be in compliance with the available unit per HUD guidelines.APPLICANTS MAY BE DENIED OCCUPANCY FOR THE (0 comments)
Renter FAQ's Part 1 - 01/22/08 11:31 AM
Rental FAQ'SMORE INFORMATION ABOUT QUALIFYINGIn addition to the normal tenant/prospect requirements, we use two support guarantee mechanisms that allow us to set-up a secure tenant/landlord relationship when there are mitigating circumstances and a prospect does not meet our typical profile and we still want to rent to them. I will be pleased to discuss our system add-ons, so-to-speak. They are standard and offered to all.Why should I rent from your company?How do I apply to rent?Will I sign a lease?Why should I rent from your company?We are a professional, knowledgeable, and courteous property management company. We work very hard to provide the (0 comments)
Brevard County transportation - 01/16/08 01:41 PM
Brevard County Transportation Melbourne is located about midway on the eastern coastline. Its location makes it easy to get anywhere in the State. Miami is just three hours away. For distances between cities go to http://www3.dot.state.fl.us/mileage/default.asp
AUTOMOBILE These major north/south routes are important arteries that connect a number of communities: Titusville in the north; Cocoa , Cocoa Beach and Rockledge in central Brevard; and Melbourne, Melbourne Beach and Palm Bay in the south Interstate 95 skirts Brevard County on its north/south trip from Maine to Miami. Interstates & Highways Running from Maine to Miami, I-95 is the most heavily traveled north-south interstate on the East Coast, and (0 comments)
our property management services Part 4 the main answers - 01/16/08 01:37 PM
OUR SERVICES If you own rental property, ask yourself these questions? Are you forced to keep up with the ever-changing fair housing laws and other legislation regarding tenancy, including lead-based paint and toxic mold policies? Are you concerned about the possibility of a tenant suing you...and winning? Do you have to deal with the collection of rents, late payments, and bounced checks?Do you dread confrontation with tenants, trying to convince them to take care of the property better or start paying their rent on time? Do you cross your fingers, hoping that you won't have to deal with the move-out / advertising / move-in process that (2 comments)
our property management services Part 3 - 01/16/08 01:35 PM
SELECTIVE I value putting the right deal together vs. simply pursuing a commission or fee. The Manager, Tenant and Owner have to be willing to enter into forthright and honest business dealings. There are Property/Owner situations, however rare, that have to be avoided and in the past I have actually returned properties when circumstances dictated. It takes a cohesive and supportive effort to successfully manage property. Professional property managers are committed to maximizing the benefits of your investment through efficient management of your property; thus freeing you from management problems while providing the most professional real estate services. Professional property managers are dedicated to keeping your investment in (0 comments)
Our property management services Part 2 - 01/16/08 01:33 PM
RECOMMENDATIONS My style of management is generally approved by condo boards and I have benefited from their direct recommendations . I receive unobligated referrals from real estate professionals; i.e., "use this person to manage your property" and well as condo owners. I actually am asked to manage property owned by Real Estate Professionals. CONTACT ME We can discuss your goals. Proven SuccessOur business began in November of 2003 and was actually paying overhead and expenses 3 months later. Today it is a business with stable monthly income sufficient to cover more than $20,000.00 annually just for newspaper advertising. We have been very fortunate to have reached a level (1 comments)
Our property management services - 01/16/08 01:31 PM
EXPERIENCE BASED BUSINESS PLAN: Property Management is a continuing business relationship quite different from a sales encounter. Manager, Tenant and Owner have an ongoing relationship that works best with full disclosures, direct and complete information, and immediate responses to all problems.The process begins with a clear understanding of the market between Owner and Manager; positioning the property (marketing plan) to best suit the Owners' objectives; and fully exposing that property to potential Tenants. OUR INVENTORY GROWTH:Our inventory grows exclusively from referrals. We spend our advertising dollar to obtain as many high quality rental prospects and have benefitted from the numerous owner/property referrals without expending (0 comments)
If you own rental property, ask yourself these questions? - 01/03/08 01:38 PM
If you own rental property, ask yourself these questions? Are you forced to keep up with the ever-changing fair housing laws and other legislation regarding tenancy, including lead-based paint and toxic mold policies? Are you concerned about the possibility of a tenant suing you...and winning? Do you have to deal with the collection of rents, late payments, and bounced checks?Do you dread confrontation with tenants, trying to convince them to take care of the property better or start paying their rent on time? Do you cross your fingers, hoping that you won't have to deal with the move-out / advertising / move-in process that occurs (1 comments)
Swimming pool care - 01/02/08 11:48 AM
Swimming Pool CareSome of us are lucky enough to have a pool. If you are even luckier, you get to enjoy that pool year round. But then, pool maintenance never takes a break."Maintaining pool chemistry and cleanliness are the most important aspects of pool maintenance," says John Puder of WaterWarehouse.com, an online source for pool supplies. "Taking routine steps is the best way to preserve your pool and ensure your enjoyment."Follow these pool maintenance tips to ensure that your pool is pristine:Daily Care * Test Pool Water for Sanitizer Level Make certain alkalinity and pH are in balance. Unbalanced pools can affect water (0 comments)
Our checkout Inspection requirements - 01/02/08 11:45 AM
CHECK OUT INSPECTION REQUIREMENTSCheck out inspections of homes are made between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Please call and make an appointment with our office after everything on this list is done. All of your furniture and personal items must be removed from the house and yard before an inspection can be made. You may not stay in the house after the inspection is completed. Naturally, for a furnished and equipped seasonal rentals all of the owner's inventory would remain and be left in acceptable condition. To get a refund of your security deposit you must:Remove all personal items (1 comments)
Getting A rental hooked up to utilities in Brevard County - 01/02/08 11:43 AM
GETTING SETTLED Getting Connected . Provided as a reminder and resource to assist new tenants in completing the transfer of all utilities to their own personal accounts prior to occupancy/lease starting date. You must pay for Waste management services ELECTRICITYFlorida Power & Light Co. requires a deposit that varies according to a customer's credit rating. An initial service charge is included on the first bill. A certificate of occupancy following an electrical inspection is required for first service for a new home. To receive FPL service, call 723-7795 any time or go to www.fpl.comGASFlorida City Gas supplies natural gas to most of Brevard. The (0 comments)
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