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Considering Property Management Companies

Considering Property Management Companies
Real estate investment is something that many financial consultants will recommend. Having property as part of the overall portfolio is considered a smart move but you have to be careful. You are investing a significant amount of money, and you expect to get a reliable stream of income. A sensible decision is to use a property management company. This third party can manage your property and see to it that the rent is collected. You must be careful in the selection of the property management company, however. Not all of them are good.
Scrutiny is Essential
You can expect any property management company in San Diego to put its best foot forward. A company will send you all kinds of marketing material, saying what great service you will receive. The same type of message will be on their website. None of them are going to mention shortcomings, and it is up to you to find these. The Better Business Bureau is one place to look. This organization will keep a file of complaints on the various property management companies. You can decide for yourself if a given claim justifies reconsidering any further business with the company. The Internet is now full of consumer review websites. These can be brutally honest, and sites such as Yelp will pull no punches when it comes to talking about service. These boards are something very much worth your while to look at.
A trustworthy posting history on a given company is going to have bad reviews as well as good. A suggestion is to see if there’s any response to a bad review from the property management company. The way a property manager addresses the issue which is being raised by the unsatisfied tenant’s question is revealing. It shows whether or not the property management company takes any negative comments seriously, and works to correct the situation. A good response lets you know how professional that third-party is when it comes to dealing with tenants.
Alta Vista Properties Passes the Test
We have been providing service to landlords in San Diego for years and developed an excellent reputation service. We encourage prospective clients to take a look at Better Business Bureau and other places to find out more about. We are posted on Yelp, and here are some of the comments people have said about us.
“A great service with a staff that cares and is responsive to your needs.”
“The folks at Alta Vista are very nice and courteous.”
“Alta Vista has done an amazing job with the managing of my current residence.”
“Alta Vista has been managing our condo association now for over a year. It has been wonderful.”
The kind words make us feel very humble, and we are proud of the response received. It is a testimony to our belief that good client and tenant service is a cornerstone of a successful property management company. You may also notice at least one negative response. Please take a look at how we handle this. If we see a problem, we want to correct it. We are not going to ignore the concerns of any tenant. It’s part of our commitment, and we strive to provide the very best for everyone. Our services are not restricted to handling tenant problems. We also see to it that financial records are kept and that reports which need to be filed are prepared. As a landlord, you do not have to worry about the tedious part of property supervision. We take care of that for you. Please do inquire at any time about our property management services. We can be reached at 858-274-3600 or by email at We look forward to hearing from you.

Posted by: michaela on July 22, 2016
Posted in: Utilities