Harrison Painter REALTOR
with 33 years experience managing properties throughout Knoxville.
SLYMAN REAL ESTATE #259719
Harrison Painter #228065
105 Center Park Drive, Suite 200
Knoxville, TN 37922
Property Management is a natural part of our Real Estate business. We began managing properties only for our clients, who purchased homes in the area, while maintaining their permanent residence, elsewhere. Then we began getting calls from home owners who heard about our services & needed us to manage their properties.
If you are considering having someone manage your property, consider this information:
1. Select someone that is a licensed REALTOR with familiarity with the local market.
2.The personality of the person you hire is very important. You do not want someone representing you that does not get along well with their peers or strangers that might be considering your property for their temporary residence.
3. A professional REALTOR that, among many other practices, makes it a habit to always answer the phone, or if they cannot, believes in quickly returning calls.
4. Spends time with customers so as to assess some degree of honesty, punctuality, good credit, excellent work history, etc. It is of utmost importance that
persons renting your property,take care of your property and return it in even better condition than they found it.
5. Honesty is absolutely necessary, not only with customers but with you, the Homeowner. Disclosing important issues about your property, right up front,that may not be readily visibly is a must. Also, taking care of problems yourself before they become a full-blown crisis later on, is most crutial.
QUESTION: How much does our company charge?
ANSWER: We charge first months rent, plus 15% of the rent per month.
EXCEPTION: If we rent your property to a person who lives there two or more years, we DO NOT charge another 1st month rent.
QUESTION: How should we get our property ready for management?
ANSWER: Have your property clean and in good repair, so it will show well and be desirable by those looking to lease your property. Have the outside of your property well taken care of. Rake the leaves, have grass mowed, shrubs trimmed.
QUESTION: Who takes care of repairs?
ANSWER: Renter is expected to take care of repairs if they have created the need for a repair. Namely, if Renter flushes a tennis shoe down the toilet, guess who fixes that!
Ordinary repairs such as the malfunction of HVAC, water heater, water leaks, etc., is handled by the Property Manager and paid for by you, the Owner. I do not "pad" the bills, collecting an extra fee for my services in seeing that workers accomplish what they are being paid to do.
QUESTION: How are repairs paid.
ANSWER: Property Manager will get the repairs done and send you, the owner, the invoice, of which you will be expected to pay ASAP.
This Addendum information accompanies our Residential Lease Agreement, which we will discuss with you via a personal, sit-down appointment.
We request information of a Leasee's history of employment, the addresses, length of time employed;copy of credit report; history of referrences where Leasee has lived prior to the present date; number of persons in family; information about bankruptcy, arrests,comvictions, evictions, complaints, etc.
Slyman Real Estate
License # 259719
105 Center Park Drive
Harrison: License #228065
Ina: License #207025