Why use Shaker Heights, OH Property Management company?
Why use a Shaker Heights, OH Property Management professional property management company? Consider the following. You can feel secure as you use our Shaker Heights 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. Our 7 point screening process gives owners the best possible chance of getting a great paying resident. Rely on our expertise 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 want.
Shaker Heights, OH rental registration occupancy permits and other required paperwork
The county auditor may impose upon any person who violates this section 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. Such special assessment may be appealed to the county board of revision. http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5323.99 Ohio Revised Code Rental Registration Law: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/5323. How to go about changing the address on tax bills: First, go to their website treasurer.cuyahogacounty.us. Second, find in the middle of the page forms or links for a change of address. Lastly, once information is submitted, the change will take approximately 24 hours to become in effect. Or http://rtsl.us/psr- will take you right to the form that you need to electronically submit.
The following needs to be filed with the city: The occupancy certificate needs to be filed annually by December 31st. The cost is $200 for a single family rental; $100 per unit for a 2 family rental and $100 for a condominium rental. There is no cost for a certificate of occupancy exemption. If the occupancy certificate is not filed until after February 1, a single family rental unit becomes $400; a condominium rental unit is $200 per unit and a two family rental is $200 per unit. Inspections occur every three years. Cost of inspection is $200 for a single family unit; $150 for a condominium unit; $300 for a two family rental unit and $200 for first dwelling unit in a multi family unit with each additional unit costing $50.00. Reinspection costs $25 for each re-inspection requested by owner / agent. For more information refer here http://www.shakeronline.com/departments or call 216-491-1470 Housing Inspection.
Shaker Heights utility companies, contact information and policy
Water – Cleveland Water
Phone: (216) 664-3130
Notes: The utility must stay in the landlord’s name. A tenant may create a sub account under their name but in order for them to do that, the tenant must go to the water company’s office and provide a copy of the lease agreement, valid ID, and whatever the deposit may be for the property. The security deposit vary from property to property.
Sewer – Shaker Heights Public Works
Same as above
Gas – Dominion
Fax: 216-736-5313 (phone) 1-866-452-3940 (fax)
Electric – First Energy
Phone: 800-589-3101, 800-633-4766
Notes: It is up to landlord, if they want to keep utilities in their names that is fine, they can also have utilities in the tenant’s name. Tenant may need to show proof of residency if there is an outstanding balance owed. The security deposit is determined on roughly how much the property’s 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.
Cable – Time Warner Cable
Telephone – AT&T
Notes: This is also the same as U-Verse. This service can be put into the tenant’s name. This is done by a ‘Name of Change Responsibility’ form. The company MUST speak with the person who is having the service installed. There is a credit check done, however, it is very rare that a security deposit will be required. Only required in extreme cases where the person owes hundreds to the company. The person connecting the service will need to provide name, date of birth and social security number.
About Shaker Heights, OH
Shaker Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. As of 2012, the estimated population is 28,039. The population density is 4,529.9/sq mi. Shaker Heights has a total land mass of 6.32 sq mi. The elevation of Shaker Heights is 1,050 ft. Shaker Heights has three zip codes: 44118, 44120, and 44122. It only has one area code: 216.