What can we do for you?

Cheningham Realty's expertise in residential properties will prove beneficial in the selling, leasing and management of your rental property. Some of our benefits for owners include:

  • Less stress - Avoid having to deal with middle of the night emergencies, chasing down rent, evicting people from your property, tenants who wreck your property, rental scams, lousy vendors, piles of paperwork.

  • More freedom - Live and invest wherever you want with the constraint of needing to be near your properties.

  • Additionally you can live and travel without the requirement of always being available in the event that your tenants have a need you have to tend to.
    Once you have found a good management company, it doesn’t matter if you live in the same state.


SOME OF THE SERVICES WE OFFER

 

Tenant Referral and Screening​

Our broad network of contacts provides us with multiple avenues for finding quality and qualified tenants to rent your investment property. With Cheningham Property Management, you can rest assured we will only put financially capable and quality tenants in your property. Our rigorous screening methods ensure that all properties are filled with tenants who are going to treat your investment property as if it is their own.

 

Rental Property Marketing

During our marketing campaigns we create custom marketing packages, which offer quality full color flyers with photos posted to over a dozen rental websites and available for printing for on premises advertising for one low monthly fee to broadly market your vacancy. We use visible “slip-in” signs whenever permitted to capture drive-by prospects and referrals from area neighbors. We also have other unique methods of marketing your property through our broad network of contacts. We use social media and advertise on 50+ websites to ensure your property gets rented out quickly and at a good price.

 

Determining Market Rent​

Our vast inventory of rentals and thorough knowledge of the rental market will help ensure that your rental property is leased quickly at current market level. We have access to the local MLS system and market rental rates that will help us determine at what price and what terms will give you the best return on investment to ensure that you have a positive cash flow.

 

Showing Rental Property

​We are available seven days a week, mornings and nights, to show properties to prospective tenants. Our team of realtors are polished and able to make every property we manage look attractive.

 

Lease Negotiations

We prepare and execute all paperwork associated with the property with our attorneys to ensure that lease negotiations are fair and legally sound. Our attorneys have over 50 years experience and keep up with the state and federal housing regulations and city ordinances that shift as the requirements change each year.

 

Complete Management​

From after hours maintenance emergencies to neighbor disputes, Cheningham Property Management handles all issues related to the property. A financial statement representative of your cash flows are sent to property owners each month. In addition, we often like to call owners and see if there is anything we can do to improve our communications or management procedures. We like to hear from property owners as well with regards to giving us feedback on the job that we are doing. Your personal property manager will be in constant contact with you, which provides for a successful management relationship.

 

Property Maintenance​

Should your rental property need appliances, repairs or carpet cleaning, we have access to the most cost efficient contractors and service people due to our volume buying power and resulting discounts. We also maintain a small group of in-house repair-people to offer our clients even better rates for small jobs. If it can be done in house, our clients often save over 50% by using our services instead of an outside vendor.

 

Financials

We provide you with monthly accounting statements for the property in the form of a detailed financial statement. Our accounting team offers direct deposit of your monthly net profits for the most efficient cash flow disbursements.

 

Brokerage and Sales​

If you choose at some point to sell your property, our brokerage team can provide full service sales, which is a benefit to you as we are most familiar with the property's value, giving you the highest chance of making a profitable and successful sale.

 

Leasing

  • Market analysis of the rental value of your property

  • Make recommendations to increase marketability

  • Extensive and aggressive marketing of your rental property for lease

  • Show available property to prospective tenant

  • Agents are available 7 days a week, mornings and nights

  • Screen tenants; credit, criminal and sex offender check, and verification of landlord and employment references

  • Negotiate lease terms

  • Post your rental on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service)In-House professional staff photographers, social media and public relations

 

Property Management​

  • Pay invoices from rental income

  • Enforce terms and conditions of the lease agreement

  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance

  • Supervise turnover in tenancy; painting, carpet cleaning, locks changes, etc

  • Provide a monthly financial statement and cash flow disbursement based upon income received and expenses incurred

  • Video inspections of home before and after each lease

  • 24/7 emergency contact

  • Enforce lease regulations and rules

  • Receive/collect rental payments

  • Convenience of paying rent online

  • Detailed initial and regular property inspections

  • No major maintenance work is done without landlord/owner prior approval

  • Online maintenance tenant request portalHandle relationships with the condo/homeowners association and the owners

  • Handle and process all tenant correspondence, communication and requests

  • Processing collection letters and calls in the event of a tenant paying late

  • Comprehensive reports of move out inspection