We Are Invested In Your Success
Simply put, we treat your property as if it were our own. Honesty, integrity and professionalism are at the center of our philosophy, and we consider it the utmost privilege to manage your investments. We know that excellent service and communication make up the foundation that forms lasting and trustworthy relationships, and we take pride in each and every one of the relationships we have formed over the years. Our thorough background checks and exceptional service yield low tenant turnover rates, and owners and tenants alike are impressed by our quick response time. Under our management, you can rest assured knowing that your property is in good hands.
Why choose Sun Cove Realty to manage your property? Because we excel in all aspects of Property Management. Keep reading to learn more about what we have to offer.
Marketing and Leasing
We provide top notch leasing services that help your property get leased faster. We advertise in the Tampa Tribune, through the Multiple List System (MLS) and EXTENSIVELY on the Internet. We prescreen all applicants seeking to see a property to avoid unnecessary waste of time for the Tenant and the Owner. Most rental managers market their rentals after they are vacated. As a Property Manager for homes in the Tampa Bay area we feel it important to offer the property as soon as the Tenants give their notice and most leases require 60 days. We will begin marketing your house for rent when the Tenant gives the 60 day notice required so that the probability of vacancy is decreased.
- Advertising on www.rentworx.com, www.rentals.com, www.rentalhouses.com, www.rentalhomesplus.com, www.realtor.com, and www.move.com along with other selected sites. You won't find another rental management agency that will market your property with the ferocity and aggressiveness of our firm!
- All rentals placed in MLS (Multiple Listing Service) that can be viewed via IDX portals that allow rental agencies throughout Florida to show rental housing on their websites that also show houses for rent in areas surrounding Tampa Bay. Ask a competing agency if they place their houses for rent on the IDX system so that other Rental Managers can see them throughout Florida along with potential Tenants seeking rental housing. This is important and many rental agents don't even know that this is important.
- Database of individuals seeking to rent your home, townhouse, villa or condo already in the pipeline. When your property comes on the market it could rent quickly if we already have someone ready to go for the rental.
- A Team of professionals to manage and lease your property. Property Management is an important aspect to owning investment property and we understand and care about that.
Affiliations and Qualifications
- Member Greater Tampa Association of Realtors
- Member Florida Association of Realtors
- Member National Association of Realtors Property Management Section
- Employee Relocation Council
- Property Manager Patricia S. Green has been in the Property Management Business for 35 years
- Leasing Manager Eric Green has been in Property Management for 17 years
We provide thorough screening services that ensure that you are obtaining the best Tenant possible. This is done by first pre-screening the prospect prior to showing the rental property. After showing we obtain a detailed application so that we can do a credit check, credit score, verify rental references, do a criminal background check, and verify employment. Then we utilize our extensive experience to determine if this is the right candidate and recommend approval or denial to rent the home, townhome or condo.
- Credit Reports AND CREDIT SCORING
- Thorough Reference Checks - WE EVEN PULL THE PUBLIC RECORDS!
- Income qualification standards
- Employment check
- References checked carefully
- Criminal background check
PLEASE NOTE: It is the policy of Sun Cove Realty, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sex, familial status, handicap or sexual orientation. We are EXTREMELY SERIOUS ABOUT THIS SO IF YOU HAVE AN INCLINATION WHATSOEVER THAT YOU MIGHT WANT TO DISCRIMINATE DO NOT CHOOSE OUR COMPANY. IF WE FEEL YOU ARE DISCRIMINATING WE WILL RETRACT FROM THE RELATIONSHIP AND IF WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF SCREENING AN APPLICATION IT COULD BE A VERY SERIOUS MATTER. WE WILL NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM THE OWNER THAT COULD BE USED TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST AN APPLICANT.
Sun Cove Realty, Inc. knows that quality management is essential to good investment performance. Therefore we strive to always be proactive in the management process. We expect the Tenants to take care of the property and pay the rent timely which sets the stage for a great rental term. By doing a written walk-thru and photographs we demonstrate to the Tenant that we care about this property and intend to protect the interests of the Owner. Requiring a longer notice is necessary in order to properly market for the next rental term and avoid possible vacancy. We're sure you'll be pleasantly surprised by our "Commitment to Excellence"!
- Quality and Reasonable repair vendors
- Tenant responsible for all repairs $100 or less. Don't you hate to be nickel and dimed?
- 60 day notice required by tenant to vacate the rental property
- Tenant required to pay for professional carpet cleaning at move-out
- We MANAGE your property. Don't hire us to manage the rental property if you want to be notified of each and every repair before it happens. We perform the service and send you a monthly statement and have the invoices available. Quality Property Managers are not able to consult the owner for each and every repair. A rental home repair warranty can avoid expenses but make sure you choose one that HAS NO DEDUCTIBLE as that can be a serious nightmare as usually the Tenant won't pay the fee and they want it at the door before performing service.
- Digital Picture documentation & 11 page walk-thru of interior at walk-in inspection
- Easy to read statements provided by top notch Rental Management Accounting systems specifically for rental properties
- TIMELY AND RELIABLE disbursement of funds
- TOUGH rent collection - WE FEEL IT IS OUR JOB TO REPRESENT YOU STRONGLY. If you want the rent on your rental home in the bank then we are the ones for the job!
Our Technology Advantage
Our goal is to provide you with the best service and manage your properties efficiently and effectively. Our team has invested in a complete and modern software solution, AppFolio Property Manager. We are excited to share several of the new capabilities and how they will benefit you.
- More effectively market your properties and fill vacancies sooner. AppFolio allows us to quickly advertise vacancies online, posting to our website, and hundreds of other listing sites. Applicants can also apply right from their smartphones.
- Price rentals right for your market and reduce vacancies. AppFolio’s built-in rental comparison tool provides actual rental rates for units similar to yours in the same geographic location. This insight allows us to maximize your revenue and fill vacancies faster.
- Screen for the best residents. Streamlined, built in resident screening includes standard background and credit checks along with past rent payment history. Screens can be completed in minutes - enabling us to place the highest quality residents quickly.
- You will be paid faster and more securely. New functionality provides our team the ability to deposit funds directly into your bank account. No more waiting for a check in the mail.
- Collect rent faster with online payment options. Modern residents expect easy, online payment options. AppFolio gives residents three convenient ways to pay electronically (Cash, E-check, or with a credit card).
- On-demand access to your statements. Owner statements are securely posted to an online Owners Portal, saving time and paper. These simple statements provide you with a quick snapshot of your property details for the past month. We can also include maintenance invoices and additional reports you request.
- Handle property maintenance issues faster. We use AppFolio for electronic work-orders and communication with vendors so we can quickly resolve issues. At your request, we can email you a copy of the work order and relevant information giving you real-time updates.
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.
View Owner Statements