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Property Management FAQ

When you're a property owner and you are contemplating hiring a property management company, you probably have a few questions.

At Woodminster Real Estate Company, we make it easy to get the information you need. We have compiled a list of frequently asked property management questions and their related answers. Would you like to know more? Contact us for more information and if you are ready, request a Free Management Proposal.

What professional associations are you an active member of?

Woodminster Real Estate Company maintains an active membership in the following professional organizations:

  • National Association of Realtors®, NAR
  • California Association of Realtors®, CAR
  • Oakland Association of Realtors®, OAR
  • East Bay Rental Housing Association (EBRHA)
  • California Apartment Association (CAA)
  • National Apartment Association (NAA)

Are there any type of properties you won’t manage?

We do not provide management services for properties larger than 15 units. In addition we do not provide association management services. We won’t manage properties with ongoing repair issues or conditions that might negatively affect the health and safety of residents.

What type of properties do you manage?

We specialize in Single-Family residences, Condos, Duplexes, Triplexes and Fourplexes. We will handle larger multi-family buildings up to 15 units.

What are the responsibilities of a property manager?

Our property management services include:

  • Marketing your property
  • Tenant screening and acquisition
  • Preparation of lease documents
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Lease term enforcement

What does a property manager actually do?

Woodminster Real Estate Company is a San Francisco Bay Area full service property management and that ensures your income property is both profitable and  expertly maintained.

How do you make sure my property is being cared for properly?

During the course of a lease, we will likely access your property for repair or maintenance tasks and we’ll use that opportunity to inspect the property for unreported issues.

Additionally, we schedule routine property surveys to see how the tenants are maintaining the property. We verify the air filters are being changed, that smoke and CO2 alarms are operational and that there are no unexpected hazards or defects within the property.

We will also conduct a complete inspection prior to extending or renewing an existing lease. This is designed to protect you and your rental property from litigation claims and losses. The clause allowing us to make periodic inspections of the property is written into the property lease agreement.