Cleveland Ohio landlords have flexibility to sell, rent, or lease option

Many Cleveland Ohio landlords do not set out to be landlords. In many cases, the property owner needs to move out of the area for work or family reasons and doesn’t have enough time to sell their house before they need to leave. In those cases, many people turn to renting to cover costs. Or depending […]

How Do We Lower Risk For Our Clients and What Warranties Do We Offer?

Lowering the risk The question that always comes up is “How do we reduce risk for our clients?”We serve two different groups here at Realty Trust Services, Landlords and Tenants. Landlords often take on a great deal of risk whenever they get a new tenant. We reduce that risk by getting into the following three […]

What do you do to lease my house?

  A common question we hear is “what do you do to lease my house?” There are a lot of things we do to market houses, and I could provide you with an extensive list. However, if you want to see what we do to lease houses, go to our website and look up a […]

How much rental deposit do you collect?

People often ask if we collect a rental deposit of the first and last month’s rent. We don’t, and I’ll explain why. Collecting the first and last month’s rent does not provide a better safety net. The safety net you have is what money is left. That is the rental deposit. There are many key points […]

How do You Ensure that You Find the Best Tenants?

How do we ensure we are finding you the best tenants for the property?  That is a great question because bad tenants can cost you a lot of money. They can damage the property, not pay their rent, and force us to evict them. All of which cost a lot of money and lead to […]

Review of top 5 Cleveland Oh property managers

When choosing a property management company, it is really important to find the one that will be the best fit for you and your needs. There are many factors that can vary from one company to the next. For example, maintenance, fees, payment policies, management systems, etc. There is no right or wrong way to […]

My home is not leasing: tips for better lease marketing

  We get this a lot. Someone calls and tells us they have a property that has been sitting on the market for a year and nothing is happening. We ask, are they marketing the property? The owner responds that there is a “for rent” sign. We ask if they’ve gotten any calls on it. They tell […]

How will you rent my house?

There are many things we do to lessen vacancy times and quickly rent the properties we manage. However, one of the things we do that makes us distinct is that we market properties using the MLS. There are some exceptions to this, but almost every property we represent is marketed using the MLS. The MLS […]

What are your Cleveland Ohio property management fees?

What do you have to pay for and what do you get in return? This is what you need to know when working with a property management company. Because our fees do change from time to time, I’m going to tell you what kinds of fees we charge and what you get for those fees, […]

What needs to be done before leasing my house

With everything we do there is a process and a checklist. This helps us to get things done quickly and effectively without the worry of forgetting something. This includes a checklist with everything to do before leasing your house. When a tenant moves out.. the first thing we do is a move out inspection and security […]