Maybe you're a property owner looking to have more free time to do the things you enjoy in life. Or maybe you're looking to increase your financial portfolio with the addition of residential investment properties but do not have any more time in the day to add one more thing to do. At Birwood Property Management we handle every aspect of property management, from finding tenants, maintaining the properties and expenses to providing owners with monthly financial statements.
Why Owners Trust Birwood with their properties:
- Local Experience – expertise on area rental rates, local, state and federal landlord/tenant laws.
- Rigorous Screening – includes housing references, credit report, income and employment verification and background checks
- Regular Property Inspections – both inside and out to assess property condition
- 24/7 Maintenance & Emergency Services – to limit expenses, turnover and liability
- Centralized Accounting – for property portfolios large and small
- Online Owner Portal – with access to financial reports
- Highly-Trained Staff – ensures professionalism, consistency and reliability
- Impeccable Ethics & Integrity
“We manage your property as if it was our own”
Full Service Leasing & Property Management
When you choose Birwood Property Management to manage your rental property, you need to know we are passionate about what we do and will work hard to make your residential investment property a successful investment.
We have categorized our management system into three areas: Managing the Money, Managing the Tenant, and Managing the Property. Below is a very brief overview of some of these services.
How We Manage Your Money
- Set up a bank account that best suits the needs of the property
- Determine rents based on fixed expenses and estimated expenses
- Year End Cash Flow Statements for tax preparation
- 1099 reporting every year for tax reporting
- Access to Owner's Portal 24/7
Managing the Resident
- Our primary job is enforcing the terms of the lease
- Collect rent (ACH, Money Order, Personal Check)
- Handle bounced/NSF checks
- Assess and collect late fees
- Managing eviction process
- Managing safety issues
- Handle Move-In/Move-Out Inspections and disputes over security deposits
- Keep lease documents current with landlord/tenant laws
How We Manage the Property
- Manage normal maintenance issues
- Emergency 24/7 service
- Coordinate property turnovers (cleaning, painting, maintenance, etc)
- Perform property visits and inspections to protect your investment
- Schedule and oversee preventative maintenance choices
- Plan/budget future improvements to increase or maintain the value of the property as well as keep it in competition with its competitors.
- Oversee contractor rehabs, renovations, and major replacements
- Pre-screening vendors & contractors
- Manage vendor & contractor response time
- Negotiate vendor and contractor rates
Our Technology Advantage
We invest in advanced technology systems so we can provide you with the best service and manage your properties efficiently and effectively. We have chosen property management and accounting software called AppFolio Property Manager. Some of the benefits that we are able to pass on to you:
- We can respond faster and provide better service to both owners and tenants.
We can securely access information about all properties at any time and from anywhere. Sensitive data is securely housed in a state-of-art data center, and backed up regularly and automatically.
- Monthly statements can be delivered to your email inbox, saving time and paper.
The statements are easy to read and provide you with a quick snapshot of your property details for the past month.
- We address property maintenance issues faster.
We can create electronic work orders and communicate with vendors so we quickly solve issues.
- We can more effectively market your properties to fill vacancies sooner.
We can quickly and professionally advertise your properties on our Web site, Craigslist, and other Web sites.
Owner Statements Available Online
Did you know that you can now access your owner statements online?
- Concise statements covering the performance of your property for the previous month
- All data on your property is stored in a state-of-the-art data center
- Access information about your property 24/7
- Access information about your property from anywhere with an internet connection
How it works:
In order to keep your financials secure, we use a state of the art portal system which communicates with your email.
Each time you wish to view your reports, you must visit the portal and enter in your email address. You will be emailed a single-use link where you can view your statements. This link does not have a time limit, however, it will only work once.