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How We Screen Your Rental Applicants

We work hard to find the right tenant for your investment

We strive to get your investment rented quickly, but feel it is important to get the RIGHT tenant versus the FAST tenant! Spending time up front and finding a well qualified tenant for your rental creates a good experience all around, versus one that is stressful and frustrating.

With less than a 1% delinquency and/or eviction rate, our tenant screening process has proven to be successful.

Our high quality tenant screening process digs deeper than a quick credit check and employment verification. We gather extensive information on the following:

  • Transunion credit check
  • Employment and income verification
  • Eviction history search
  • Criminal history search
  • Previous landlord verification

We take a comprehensive look at all applicants. In fact, the number one complaint we get from people is that our tenant screening criteria is too strict. Of course, that is by design to protect you and your investment. Even advertising strict criteria, we reject over ⅔ of applications that come into our office.

Our team has placed more tenants than any other in the Pensacola area. From what questions to ask in the application to what red flags to look for while screening, we have the knowledge that only years of experience can give you.

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Pensacola Property Owner FAQs

Q: Why should I use a professional to manage my Pensacola home?

While the reasons our clients choose professional management vary, here are some of the key reasons people elect professional management over self-management:

  • We understand and apply the correct federal, state, and local laws, keeping you from making serious mistakes you don’t even know you are making.
  • We know the local market, have an extensive network of tenants ready to rent, and have advertising resources available to us at discounted rates. This allows us to effectively market your vacant home to prospective residents to get it filled faster.
  • Our screening tools are superior to the products available to the DIY landlord.
  • We conduct routine property evaluations. Many landlords underestimate the value of gaining access into the property while it’s occupied or properly documenting the property before and after tenants.
  • We handle maintenance and emergency repairs using licensed, insured vendors with proper worker’s compensation coverage.
  • We enforce collection of rents and serve the proper notices upon failure to pay.
  • After you add up the increased rent we can often command, the discounts you'll receive on advertising, and the company rate we get on repairs, you'll often make more money than if you managed the property yourself! As a plus, our fees are tax deductible.
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Propety Manager Resources

Should you manage yourself?

Take our Florida Landlord Tenant Law quiz to test your landlord tenant knowledge.

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In Depth Property Management Processes and Presentation

All of your questions answered in this extensive, 32 page presentation. Whether you're a new landlord or have been one for a long time, please review our processes on Leasing, Screening, Inspecting, Collecting Rent, Handling Maintenance, and Enforcing the Lease.

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Investor Blog

Our property managers and Realtor sales agents specialize in working with investor clients. Whether you are looking to purchase your first real estate investment property or already own a dozen, our staff has resources to help you achieve your real estate investment goals. Reach out to our team and let us know how we can provide Pensacola area real estate and Pensacola rental market resources and utilize some of the resources below in the meantime.

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