Why use LaGrange, OH Property Management company?
Why use a LaGrange, OH Property Management professional property manager? Consider the following. You can feel secure as you use our LaGrange professional services which work as a system to protect you while maximizing your return on your property investment. Owner clients have reduced risk with our leasing and tenant guarantees as well as our easy out agreement. Save money and get your house rented 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 knowledge to most efficiently prepare your house for rent and select an ideal rental rate. Property owners can rest easy, and get an uninterrupted night’s sleep, 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 draining collections calls so focus on family and business. 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 lease, rent to own and / or sell your home, simultaneously, if you desire.
LaGrange, 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
Either landlord or tenant needs to put the water bill in their name. If the landlord puts the water bill in their name, there is no deposit. If the tenant puts the water bill in their name, there is a $150 deposit. If the property becomes vacant, either owner or tenant needs to notify city regarding water shutoff. If the property is sold, owner needs to notify city regarding water. The County has escrow processes, not the village. For more information refer here: http://www.lagrangeohio.net/village_forms.shtml or call 440-355-5555 Link to Application for Zoning Permit for Residential Occupancy http://rtsl.us/psqz
LaGrange utility companies, contact information and policy
Water – Rural Water Utilities
Phone: 740-455-3911, 800-589-7985
Notes: Please see Lorain County Rural Water Authority, this company is an independent water distributor.
Please see Lorain County Rural Water Authority, this company is an independent water distributor.
Sewer – LaGrange Sewage and Water Dept.
Notes: LaGrange Sewer and Water is through the Lorain County Rural Water Authority. The bill can be put into either landlord or tenant’s name, there is an automatic $100.00 security deposit. This deposit is only used to go toward a final bill, it otherwise is non refundable. You would need to provide a lease agreement.
Multiple bills cannot be sent, however, a landlord can request that the company contact them if the bill becomes delinquent or if the utility is to be disconnected. When connecting this service it is best to go into the office, you need proof of purchase or deed, photo id, and if applicable lease agreement. You can also scan or email all of this information if you are unable to go in but personal attendance is preferred. The meter is read every month and the bill is sent out once every month.
Trash – LaGrange Sewage and Water Dept.
Same as above.
Gas – Columbia Gas
Phone: 800-362-7557, 800-344-4077
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 a 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.
Cable – Alltel
Notes:The landlord can transfer the phone to the tenant, both parties must attend the store to do so. A credit check will be done on the person who the phone is being transferred to and there may or may not be a security deposit.
Only the account holder can receive a statement. The only way another person can be allowed to make any changes to the account is if the account holder calls the company or attends an Alltel store and adds another person as an authorized user. They will not accept a Property Management Agreement. The bill is sent out to the account holder every 30 days.
Telephone – Windstream
Fax: Corporate – 918-664-6876
About LaGrange, OH
LaGrange is a village in Lorain County, Ohio. As of 2012, the estimated population is 2,099. The population density is 1,046.3/ sq mi. It has a total area of 2.01 sq mi and that is all land. The elevation of LaGrange is 820 ft. LaGrange has only one zip code: 44050. It also has only one area code: 440.