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Realty Trust Services, An Avon Property Management Company made it possible for us to enjoy our time at an engagement in Avon town hall. (Photo of Avon town hall from wikipedia)

Why use an Avon, OH Property Management professional property manager? Consider the following. You can feel secure as you use our Avon professional services which work as a system to protect you while maximizing your return on your rental property.  Owner clients have reduced risk with our leasing and tenant guarantees as well as our easy out contract. Save money and get your house leased fast with our professional videos, pictures and descriptions being exposed on 100s of websites and way more. Realty Trust Services 7 point screening process gives owners the best possible chance of getting a great paying occupant. Rely on our experience to most efficiently prepare your house for rent and select an ideal rental rate. Landlords can rest easy, and get an uninterrupted night’s rest, knowing our 24 x 7 take that midnight call and dispatch help as necessary. Be in the know and head off potential problems before with exhaustive property walk through video reports. We handle all bothersome collection and emotionally exhausting collection calls so focus on the parts of your life you actually enjoy. No stress this year when you prepare your taxes, because all of the reports will be neatly delivered with your 1099. You have the option to rent, lease, and / or sell your home, simultaneously, if you want.




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Avon, OH rental registration occupancy permits and other required paperwork

If owner not occupying property, owner must register with county. There is no cost to register. Misdemeanor for not registering. Full info can be found here: http://www.loraincounty.com/auditor/real-estate-taxes/rental-registration. A special assessment on the residential rental property that is the subject of the violation that is not less than fifty dollars or more than one hundred fifty dollars. http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5323 Ohio Revised Code Rental Registration Law: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5323. Lorain County Application link is http://rtsl.us/psqs Link to County Building Officials and sub cities; http://www.com.ohio.gov/documents/bbst_CommercialDepartmentList.pdf

Certificate of Occupancy is issued by the Building Inspector. Within three working days after notification that a building, structure or premises, or part thereof, is ready for occupancy, the Building Inspector will complete an inspection of the premises and will issue a certificate of use and occupancy if the premises is found to be in conformity with all applicable codes and ordinances. This certificate of use and occupancy shall be issued only after all applicable Municipal fees are paid. Any occupancy and/or use prior to the issuance of a certificate of use and occupancy shall be deemed to be a violation of this section. Further information can be found directly at http://rtsl.us/pssg.


Avon utility companies, contact information and policy

Water – Avon Utilities

Phone: 440-937-5740

Fax: 440-937-5937

Url: http://www.cityofavon.com/index.php/departments/serviceutilitystreets

Notes: The landlord or tenant can have this utility in their name, there is no security deposit required, nor is there proof of tenancy required.

A Property Management Agreement faxed to this utility is acceptable and we can then connect, discontinue and change service. This utility does allow multiple billing, when the service is connected just ensure to give addresses that the bills are to be sent to. The meters are read every third month (there are two months that are estimated and one month is an actual read) and the bill will come out monthly.


Sewer – Avon Utilities

Same as above


Trash –  Avon Utilities

Same as above


Gas – Columbia Gas

Phone: 800-362-7557, 800-344-4077

Fax: 866-234-2872

Url: https://www.columbiagasohio.com/

Notes: It is up to the landlord and tenant as to whose name the utilities should be under, utility can always be transferred. Only time there would be a need to provide proof of residency is if there is a previous outstanding balance with the company. You would need ID and a copy of the lease.  

What is asked when transferring utilities into company name; you are asked the address of the company, company name and identification number (if you are not transferring a company’s utilities, you will need the individual’s social security number). If the tenant is supposed to have transferred utilities but fails to, Columbia Gas will send out a letter stating that utilities will be turned off in ten days if the tenant still fails to contact them. We cannot fax in information on tenants’ behalf nor can we call on their behalf to have utilities put into their names. We can fax over a Property Management Agreement once the tenant or landlord has the utility in their name so that we may then access the account information. Bills come out every month and Columbia Gas tries to read meters every month, when they are unable to, they will estimate. You can make a request to have your meter read.


Electric – First Energy

Phone: 800-589-3101, 800-633-4766

Fax: 440-326-3240

Url: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/fehome.html

Notes: It is up to landlord, if they want to keep utilities in their names that is fine, they can also have utilities in tenant’s name. Tenant may need to show proof of residency only if there is an outstanding balance owed. The security deposit is determined on roughly how much the properties usage will be. Security deposit can be added to first month’s bill and if switched into tenant’s name, within a year the security deposit will be transferred back by check.  

Questions that are asked when transferring a company’s utilities; Need address of the company, property name/company name, tax identification number (if you are transferring an individual’s utilities not a company, you will need their social security number), credit check done on company name, what is the primary source of heat? Is the water heater gas or electric? They will allow you to enter a different mailing address for the bill to be sent to. Multiple bills may be sent out at no extra cost. If utilities are in tenant’s name, the tenant must request this otherwise, we will nor will the landlord be able to have access to bill. Change of service cannot be faxed, person must call in themselves. We can call on a person’s behalf only if we have verification information, so it is good to get the client’s social security number. Ohio Edison sends bills every month as well, they attempt to take the meter reading every month.


Cable – Time Warner Cable

Phone: 877-772-2253

Fax: 330-633-7970

Url: http://www.timewarnercable.com/en/residential-home.html


Telephone – Century Link

Phone: 800-366-8201

Fax: 318-388-9488

Url: http://www.centurylink.com/


About Avon, OH

Avon is a small city located in Lorain County, Ohio. The population was 21,193 at the  2010 census but, has increased to 21,772 as of 2012. Its total land mass is 20.81 sq mi. Its total water mass is 0.06 sq mi.

Avon is home to the All Pro Freight Stadium which opened on June 3, 2009. It is also home to the Frontier League baseball team the Lake Erie Crushers.The Crushers took home the Frontier League championship in 2009.

One well known place of interest when people come to Avon is Bubba’s Q  World Famous Bar-B-Que & Catering. It is owned by Professional NFL football player Al “Bubba” Baker.

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