Finding good tenants is one of the first things on a property owners mind when they decide to rent a home they own out to strangers. Bad tenants are an investor’s worst nightmare. Going through the eviction process can take a lot of money and time that you don’t have or want to spend. Even if the judgment is in your favor, recovering the monies owed can be nearly impossible. Then there are the tenants who move out and leave the house trashed or in need of extensive repair. Sure you can keep their deposit, but wouldn’t’t it be easier to not deal with bad tenants at all?
How Charleston Property Management Companies Can Help
Charleston property management companies can find the most qualified tenants to rent your property while eliminating the hassle for the homeowner. When a property owner hires a company to manage their rental properties finding the best tenants becomes easier, and faster than ever.
Property managers can do full background and credit checks on prospective tenants beyond what public access records provide. A property manager can find out past addresses, look at eviction records, job history and verify references and income. Doing the deeper digging takes time and money that property management companies have already invested in software and programs to help verify applications. When you hire a Charleston property management company to screen tenants, you are ensuring the most thorough check of the prospective tenant possible.
Property managers also know when, where, and how to market to attract the best tenants to your property. Marketing to the right audience is one of the most important aspects of finding good renters and property managers know all the best trade secrets, so they are not wasting their time showing your home to tenants who won’t qualify.
If you have a property you’ve been thinking about renting, contact Scott Properties today!