Your property will be advertised utilizing a multi-media campaign designed to target prospective tenants from the most reliable and effective sources.
An A. Meadows Property Management 'for lease' sign will be posted in front of the property upon vacancy and a lockbox will be installed so that the property can be shown by a wide network of licensed real estate agents.
In addition to being posted on the East Bay multiple listing service and our website, your property will be linked to the following internet directories and networks. We are continually adding new websites to this list:Bay East Association of Realtors
A. Meadows Real Estate
Contra Costa Association of Realtors
East Bay Regional Data, Inc. (EBRDI)
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Tenant Screening Services
Every potential tenant 18 and older will be carefully screened within one business day to confirm that they are financially qualified and have a positive rental history to assure full-term lease probability.
- Identity Verification
- Credit History
- Employment / Income Verification
- Rental History - References Checked
Licensed Real Estate Professionals will show available properties, draft, and negotiate leases. A. Meadows Property Management executes leases, addendums and disclosures.
Security deposits are collected and maintained in our trust account. Security deposit money is paid to vendors for any cleaning and repair costs if tenant fails to meet move-out standards or used for any rent still owed and the balance is refunded to the tenant.
We carry General Liability and Worker's Compensation insurance policies. We recommend that tenants maintain Renter's Insurance to reduce claims against property owners and to cover any of their possessions in case of loss.
Tenant TransitionsMove In - One of our Property Managers will deliver and review lease guidelines, occupancy standards, payment and maintenance policies with the tenant and coordinate a move-in schedule.
Move Out - Upon receipt of a notice that the tenant is going to vacate the premises, the owner is notified and we provide a detailed cleaning and move-out standard to the tenant. We collect all keys and openers, perform a thorough inspection with the tenant and document the property condition at move-out. We get estimates for any damages and repairs caused by the tenant and deduct them from the tenant's security deposit. We switch utilities to A. Meadows Property Management for the owner.
For a one-time lease agreement: 85% of one month's rent
For a lease agreement with property management services: 50% of one month's rent.
For lease renewals with a current tenant under a lease agreement with A. Meadows Property Management there is no charge. There is no charge for lease renewals with existing tenants.