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Property Management

Welcome to 1st Choice Properties, your full-service property management and real estate company. We are proud of our reputation as competent and reliable property managers.  We help you maintain your real estate asset by managing your property as if it were our own.  We offer a wide range of owner services and have expertise in all aspects of property management and real estate sales. Our highly professional staff will work with property owners throughout the management process, from marketing to finding tenants and ongoing maintenance. In addition, 1st Choice Properties has a superb financial accounting system that provides property owners with easy-to-read monthly statements that allow you to know where you stand with your tenants at all times! With over 10 years experience, 1st Choice Properties has a proven track record with helping owners and investment companies realize their property performance and financial goals. We deliver full transparency by providing our clients with tools that will enhance communications and provide accurate and timely updates. We believe that communication is the key to success.

Marketing Your Property

Complete property marketing program includes:

  • Free website page hosted on the company website
  • Broker cooperation for tenant referrals
  • Aggressive internet advertising using numerous sites
  • Showing all properties 7 days a week until rented
  • “For Rent” signs placed on property – Enhanced with QR Codes and Texting – allows for potential renters to immediately see your property and reserve it
  • State-of-the-art website – every property gets a 360 degree high definition virtual tour with professional high dynamic range photography
  • Property posted on Craigslist
  • Routine newspaper and magazine ads

Accounting

  • Online monthly income/expense reports emailed to you
  • Computerized financial analysis
  • Direct deposit of rent to owners
  • Utlity invoice payment services (Full Management Only, ask for details)
  • Annual income tax documentation
  • Trust and escrow account services
  • Online access to your account from our website

Property Management & Leasing Services

  • Fiduciary responsibility to the owner
  • Attention to matching the right tenant with the right property for rent longevity
  • Collect all deposits and the first month’s rent in advance
  • Prompt rent collection with automatic withdrawal from tenant accounts (Annual Rentals Only)
  • Tenant correspondence and notification
  • Owner protection based lease agreement with strict enforcement
  • Informative emails of current property activity
  • Eviction (Annual Rentals Only)
  • Licensing
  • Attendance at eviction hearings (Annual Rentals Only)
  • Move In and Move Out inspections
  • Discounted fees on property sales
  • Our services are tax deductible
  • Ability for vacation renters and annual tenants to pay rents online

Maintenance

  • Respond to all tenant phone calls
  • Estimates provided. No maintenance performed without owner consent.
  • Regular on site inspections
  • A/C preventative maintenance program
  • Subcontract repairs at reasonable rates
  • 24 hours a day service
  • Licensed and insured contractors
  • Tenants held responsible and invoiced for any negligence resulting in damages
  • We accept all credit cards

Tenant Screening

  • Most thorough tenant screening in the industry (Annual Rentals Only)
  • National credit and bankruptcy (Annual Rentals Only)
  • National eviction background checks (Annual Rentals Only)
  • National criminal background checks included arrest records, sex offender check, federal terrorist check, federal most wanted check, and federal OFAC check (Annual Rentals Only)
  • Employment verification check (Annual Rentals Only)
  • Credit check (Annual Rentals Only)
  • Landlord reference and verification (Annual Rentals Only)

Property Sales and Purchases

  • In addition to providing superior property management services, 1st Choice Properties can also help you sell your investment when the time comes. We provide Multiple Listing Services at discounted fees to our existing owners. 1st Choice Properties has an existing relationship with the current tenant(s) and is the best equipped to handle the listing and negotiate showings.
  • 1st Choice Properties can also help you find another vacation home or investment when you are ready to increase your real estate portfolio. We will review current market conditions and recommend where/what and type of property is best to consider at the time given your financial goals. This can help in getting your new property rented quickly and be poised to appreciate in coming years.