Castro Valley Property Management Experience that Investors and Owners Can Trust
As a Castro Valley landlord, you’re called upon to wear a lot of hats. A successful landlord will also have to be an appraiser, a marketer, a leasing agent, a debt collector, a general contractor, a paralegal, and even a psychologist. These things take time and knowledge. You’ll also have to worry about the legal liability and risk associated with rental properties. But, there’s a better way to invest. If you’d rather invest in real estate with peace of mind and more time, we can help. APMS offers freedom to investors like you. Enjoy your life and your investments while we take care of all your Castro Valley property management details.
Property Management Services and Benefits
We help homeowners in all of Castro Valley, including Five Creeks, Jensen Ranch, Lake Chabot, and surrounding areas.
Advantage Property Management Services delivers more than just the basics when it comes to rental management. We take our work seriously, and we’re in business to protect you and your Castro Valley property. You can expect a full-service, hands-on approach to everything from tenant placement to maintenance.
Tenant Placement Services
Maybe you’re okay managing your properties on a regular basis, but you struggle with finding, placing, and screening good tenants. We can provide Castro Valley tenant placement that’s reliable and rewarding. At Advantage Property Management Services, we place great tenants.
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When it comes to marketing, we provide professional photos and detailed advertisements that will attract a lot of attention for your property. We’ll conduct showings and expertly screen your applicants. Our tenant screening process is thorough and fair. Once we get the lease signed and the tenant moved in, we hand the management over to you.
Your end result? A great tenant that didn’t cost you time, money, or stress. We’re here for anything you need going forward. Let us know if we can help during tenant turnovers, especially with maintenance. We’re experts in Castro Valley property management.
Property Management and Investment Services
We are expert property managers for all types of residential properties, in Castro Valley and in the neighboring communities. We can handle single family homes and large apartment buildings. We use outstanding and targeted marketing strategies to find and place responsible tenants quickly.
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Your end result? A true real estate investment experience that provides you with freedom and peace of mind while we take care of your asset.
Landlord Rescue Services for New and Experienced Owners
The team at Advantage Property Management Services knows how to solve problems creatively. If you have a difficult tenant or a potential problem, don’t hesitate to call for help. With our decades of experience, we’ve seen nearly every possible situation when it comes to rental properties and tenants.
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Your end result? Problems solved and investments succeeding. We will replace nonpaying tenants with high quality tenants, and we protect your Castro Valley rental property.
How Much Rent Should I Ask For On My Investment Property?
This is a critical, yet difficult, question to answer. If the asking rent is too high then your property sits on the market, losing money every day. If you ask too little then you are leaving money on the table, negatively affecting your bottom line. Our expert Castro Valley property management services include a complimentary Data Driven Rental Analysis to price your home competitively.
We’re happy to provide you with a complimentary rental analysis. Talk to us about your property, and we’ll tell you what you can expect.
We help owners in all of Castro Valley, which covers the zip codes 94546, 94552, 94577 and 94578.
Working with Advantage Property Management is fantastic! They quickly got my condo ready to rent, and secured a long term lease at my request! Russ and Michelle are so kind and easy to work with. They always respond quickly to emails, and were very clear and thorough about the rental process. Their company and contractors are professional and their website and owner’s portal is very easy to use. I highly recommend using Advantage Property Managment if you are looking for property managers, you won’t regret it!
Property Management Services and Pricing
The lowest cost property manager is not the one with the lowest management fees, it’s the manager who maximizes your return on investment. Price should never be the determining factor in choosing a property management company for your home. In order to deliver the best results, we can’t match the fees of low-priced property management companies or Realtors who practice property management as a side business.
Frankly, we know you can find a cheaper property management company. We are not willing to compromise our service level to compete with the low cost providers out there. Our focus is on value — delivering the very best Castro Valley property management services at a fair price. Our Rent Payment Guarantee means you don’t pay us until we deliver.
|Traditional Plan||Premium Plan||Platinum Plan|
|Monthly Management Fees|
|Monthly Management Fees||6% of rent collected
(min $125/mo. max $325/mo.)
|9% of rent
(min $150/mo. max $325/mo.)
|11% of rent collected
(min $250/mo. max $500/mo.)
|No Setup Fees|
|No Setup Fees||✓||✓||✓|
|Quality Tenant Placement|
|Quality Tenant Placement||5% of total rent due for the lease term, minimum of $1,500||✓||✓|
|Data Driven Rental Analysis|
|Data Driven Rental Analysis||✓||✓|
|Pre-Leasing Property Assessment|
|Pre-Leasing Property Assessment||✓||✓||✓|
|Turnover Project Management|
|Turnover Project Management||✓||✓||✓|
|Marketing Virtual Tour Video|
|Marketing Virtual Tour Video||✓||✗||✗|
|360-Degree VR Virtual Tour|
|360-Degree VR Virtual Tour||✗||✓||✓|
|Vacancy Advertising on 30+ websites|
|Vacancy Advertising on 30+ websites||✓||✓||✓|
|Answer Phone Leasing Inquiries 71 hours/week|
|Answer Phone Leasing Inquiries 71 hours/week||✓||✓||✓|
|Response to ALL Leasing Inquiries|
|Response to ALL Leasing Inquiries||✓||✓||✓|
|Instant Showing Scheduling|
|Instant Showing Scheduling||✓||✓||✓|
|Self Service Showings Available 77 hours/week|
|Self Service Showings Available 77 hours/week||✓||✓||✓|
|Extensive 5-Point Tenant Screening|
|Extensive 5-Point Tenant Screening||✓||✓||✓|
|Detailed Pet Screening with Pet Score|
|Detailed Pet Screening with Pet Score||✓||✓||✓|
|Custom Lease Addenda|
|Custom Lease Addenda||✓||✓||✓|
|Basic Move-in Condition Report|
|Basic Move-in Condition Report||✓||✗||✗|
|Detailed Move-in Condition Report|
|Detailed Move-in Condition Report||$249/each||✓||✓|
|Detailed Move-in Condition Video|
|Detailed Move-in Condition Video||$79/each||✓||✓|
|Dedicated Property Manager|
|Dedicated Property Manager||✓||✓||✓|
|Management During Vacancy|
|Management During Vacancy||✓||✓||✓|
|Online Owner Portal with Real-time Reporting|
|Online Owner Portal with Real-time Reporting||✓||✓||✓|
|Provide Copies of All Invoices|
|Provide Copies of All Invoices||✓||✓||✓|
|Monthly Owner Statements|
|Monthly Owner Statements||✓||✓||✓|
|Year-End Tax Statements|
|Year-End Tax Statements||✓||✓||✓|
|Online ACH Rent Collection|
|Online ACH Rent Collection||✓||✓||✓|
|ACH Owner Distributions|
|ACH Owner Distributions||✓||✓||✓|
|24/7 Maintenance Coordination|
|24/7 Maintenance Coordination||✓||✓||✓|
|Instant Email Notification About New Work Orders|
|Instant Email Notification About New Work Orders||✓||✓||✓|
|Regular Property Drive-By's|
|Regular Property Drive-By's||✓||✓||✓|
|Drafting and Posting Tenant Notices|
|Drafting and Posting Tenant Notices||✓||✓||✓|
|Mark-up on Repair Invoices|
|Mark-up on Repair Invoices||✗||✗||✗|
|Discount on RPMC Maintenance Labor|
|Discount on RPMC Maintenance Labor||✗||✗||10%|
|Periodic Safety Surveys|
|Periodic Safety Surveys||$99/survey||1 per year included, $89 for a second survey||2 per year included|
|Remodel/Rehab Project Management|
|Remodel/Rehab Project Management||20% of costs||✓||✓|
|Detailed Move-out Condition Report|
|Detailed Move-out Condition Report||$249/each||✓||✓|
|Detailed Move-out Condition Video|
|Detailed Move-out Condition Video||$79/each||✓||✓|
|FTB Non-Resident Withholding Compliance|
|FTB Non-Resident Withholding Compliance||$35/filing||$25/filing||✓|
|Rent Payment Guarantee|
|Rent Payment Guarantee||✓||✓||✓|
|28-Day Rental Guarantee|
|28-Day Rental Guarantee||✓||✓||✓|
|Tenant Placement Guarantee|
|Tenant Placement Guarantee||12-months||✓||✓|
|Pet Damage Guarantee|
|Pet Damage Guarantee||✗||10 hours RPMC Labor Included||30 hours RPMC Labor Included|
|Property Damage Guarantee|
|Property Damage Guarantee||✗||10 hours RPMC Labor Included||30 hours RPMC Labor Included|
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*Discounts available for Clients with multiple properties
**Fees are based on properties in our primary market. Fees for properties not in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Danville, Alamo, or Castro Valley may be higher
***Guarantees only apply to APMS approved Tenants and are void if the Property Management Agreement is terminated.
****You can move up in Plans anytime, but you can only move down in plans after the initial term of your existing Plan
Advantage Property Management offers something you won’t get anywhere else—up to 8 Guarantees.
You get A Higher Standard in Property Management, guaranteed.
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28-Day Rental Guarantee
Pet Damage Guarantee
Tenant Replacement Guarantee
Property Damage Guarantee
The Value of Working With Advantage Property Management
Make sure your pricing perspective serves what you and your property really need. To save money, you don’t want to choose the property manager with the lowest fees. You want to choose the Castro Valley property management company that maximizes your earnings and protects your bottom line.
We provide the best value for homeowners in Laurelwood, Palomares Hills and the surrounding areas.
We don’t recommend choosing a property management company based solely on their management fees. To deliver the high quality services we promise, we cannot match the discount management companies or the real estate agents who manage properties as a side business.
But we can give your investment property the attention it deserves and the experience it requires. We know that you can find a cheaper company to manage your Castro Valley home. But, we also know that you won’t find a better one than APMS. We won’t compromise our service to compete with low-quality, low-price providers. We focus on value, and we deliver the best Castro Valley property management you can find at a fair price. And, with our Rent Payment Guarantee, you don’t pay us until we deliver.
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Want to Learn More About East Bay Property Management?
If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with Advantage Property Management Services, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.
Advantage Property Management Services (APMS) has been serving real estate investors in Alameda County and Contra Costa County since 2010.