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LS Real Estate has served property owners and investors by providing expertise in the areas of residential property management, and property leasing

LS Real Estate has a System you can TRUST

T enant Screening System

*Our screening system brings only top quality residents.

R elationship‐Building System

*LS Real Estate works diligently to build positive relationships between owners, residents and vendors.

U niform Inspection System

*Routine inspections help us identify minor maintenance issues before they become major restorations; this system will also help keep your property at market value.

S trategy System

*Our strategy is to help owners balance the need for cash flow with the desire to maintain a distinctive and attractive property.

T raining System

*LS Real Estate believes in a continuous education for its staff. We practice this belief by attending instruction seminars while implementing new trends in the industry.

Owner FAQ

How do you show the property? 

Our professional leasing team schedules showings. We show all Applicant your property in person.

How Much Do Property Management Services Cost?

Our full service management fees are dependent upon the number of units managed. Leasing fees are calculated separately from the monthly management fee. We are a full service property management company. We handle the leasing, maintenance, record keeping, and overall property upkeep.

Am I Charged A Fee While My Unit Is Vacant?

No, management fees are calculated on gross monthly rent collected.

How Do You Determine Market Rents?

We perform a comparative market analysis by using our knowledge of the area, like property, and recently executed leases of like property.

As An Owner, What Do I Need To Personally Pay For?

Property owners are responsible for maintaining, paying mortgages, utility, HOA, property tax, insurance payments and all business expenses associated with property ownership.

If I Decided To Sell My Property, Can You Help?

Of course. LS Real Estate is a full-service real estate firm.

If I Decided To Purchase More Rental Property, Can You Help?

Of course. Allow one our Realtor® to assist you in locating, purchasing, and insuring a new property.

Will Our Home Be Maintained?

Yes our relationships with the area’s certified contractors and vendors. If something needs to be fixed, we know the people to do the best job.

What About Real Estate Laws?

We keep up to date and knowledge of the latest developments of the continuing changes in the real estate laws: rent control, tenant eviction, etc.

How Does LS Real Estate Send Me My Funds Once The Resident Pays Rent?

We will send you funds directly into your bank account via ACH or to you by check.  We will also provide a monthly accounting report showing all activity (online, emailed, or mailed). You are also able to log into your account from our website.

Where Do You Advertise My Home For Rent?

We will advertise your home on our website, Zillow, and Trulia.  We also have about a dozen other websites that your home will be posted.  We also install a for rent sign on the home for additional advertising.

What If The Resident Doesn't Pay Rent?

We qualifies and approves a resident carefully it’s very rare to get to this point, however, if it does get to this point we will follow through to the end.  The first step will be to contact the resident to make them aware we do not have the rent just in case it was an oversight on their part.  We will also deliver a 3-day notice “To Pay or Quit”.  If we are still unsuccessful we will discuss further legal options with the owner of the property.

What We Provide

Our full service management includes taking care of each property as though it were our own, including:

  • timely collection of rent
  • payment of all bills associated with the property (mortgage, taxes, water/sewer/trash, insurance, etc)
  • a monthly accounting report showing all activity (online, emailed, or mailed)
  • disbursement of all owner funds (electronic or check)
  • round-the-clock maintenance management
  • all communication with the residents
  • manage move out and handle security deposit claims
  • comprehensive multimedia effort in placement of residents
  • investigative-quality application processing
  • comprehensive inspections of your property, inside and out
  • drive by property for informal inspections of the exterior
  • work with eviction attorneys when necessary

We do it all for you. Still, owner input is encouraged and always welcomed.

Advantages

  • no charge for our services until the property is first rented
  • no charge for any of our inspections

 Filling Vacancies

Timely placement of qualified residents is critical to one's bottom line. When a 30-day notice is received, we spring into action. You get:

  •  professional recommendation regarding rent amount
  • a FOR RENT sign placed at the property
  • we added your vacancy to our FREE 24-Hour Rental Hotline
  • your property extensively described and pictured on our website
  • email notification sent to our waiting list of prospective residents looking for a property like yours
  • comprehensive use of the internet for maximum exposure

Every effort is made to minimize the amount of time a property remains vacant. We even return calls and show vacancies on weekends, on holidays and in the evening.

Maintenance

What LS Real Estate does to keep maintenance costs under control:

  • we offer in-house maintenance at a much more reasonable cost than outside contractors. all technicians are covered with Workman’s Compensation Insurance
  • we do utilize independent contractors when work is outside the scope of what we can perform
  • estimates are obtained and presented for owner approval when requested
  • all repairmen are instructed to document directly on their bills if any repair is caused by resident negligence or abuse, so that residents may be held responsible for needless damage
  • all residents are provided with our toll free phone number so that in the event of an emergency, they may reach us, 24-hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays
  • numerous maintenance issues are detailed in the lease in the hopes of avoiding a repair in the first place
  • many common problems are easily handled over the telephone without ever having to involve a repair person

 Inspections

Drive-by inspections are performed regularly. We also produce a complete digital photographic record of the property at move in and move out.

General interior/exterior inspections are conducted.

  • when we take over management
  • when we move residents in and out
  • a comprehensive inspections of your property, inside and out (once a year)

 With all such inspections being standard to our service and at no additional cost to you.

 Among other things, we check:

  •  landscape
  • paint condition
  • furnace and A/C filters
  • smoke alarms
  • CO2 detectors
  • grout/caulking
  • window glass and screens
  • kitchen and bathroom plumbing
  • carpet condition
  • etc...

All standard to our service with no additional cost to you.

If a problem is found to exist, we can quickly implement corrective action. Through this policy, we feel that unnecessary repair expenses can often be diminished or eliminated.

Giving you peace of mind.