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Property Owners

Comprehensive Rental Property Manager Services for Tampa Bay Real Estate Owners

Turn Your Property into a Worry-Free Income-Producing Asset

 
Managing rental property on your own can be a very stressful endeavor. There are so many responsibilities that come with do-it-yourself property management that juggling them all in an effective and efficient manner can be quite trying, to say the least. Not only do you have to worry about property upkeep, but also keeping tenants happy, a job unto itself.

That’s why real estate owners with properties throughout Tampa Bay have let the professionals at Bay Area Property Management handle all facets of managing your property, so you can get on with the rest of your life. Whether you have an apartment building, condo, townhome or single family home, using BAPM as your property manager is a cost-effective, hassle-free way to turn your property into an income-producing asset!

As a full-service property manager, we provide a wide array of tenant, leasing, maintenance and record-keeping services:

It’s Easy to Let BAPM manage your properties!
service-agreement
  1. Download the Service Agreement pdf
  2. Complete and sign the Agreement
  3. Send it to us by:
    • email
    • fax:  (813) 969-0467

    • mail:
      Bay Area Property Management
      1765 W. Fletcher Avenue
      Tampa, FL 33617

Only need BAPM to find you a tenant?

Click here for the BAPM Tenant Procurement Only Form

BAPM Does It All for You

With Bay Area Property Management, being an absentee owner of residential property doesn’t have to be a hassle. In fact, you’ll be able check the status of your property with our 24/7 online property management access portal (“Property Owner Login”)

Here are a few of the many services BAPM provides:

  • Property Advertising
  • Tenant Screening
  • Lease Preparation & Renewals
  • Rent Collection
  • Property Inspections & Maintenance
  • Accounting & Reporting
  • Legal Practices
  • Tenant Move-in/Move-out

Advertise Your Property

Acquire tenants through online and traditional media, including:

  • BAPM website
  • Rental Homes Plus Website
  • MLS and Realtor.com, where applicable
  • On-site signage, where available
  • Craigslist

Screen and Acquire Tenants

Solicit, acquire and stringently screen all prospective renters and tenants via:

  • Credit reports
  • Rental history
  • Eviction history
  • References
  • Employment records
  • Criminal background checks

Lease Preparation, Placement and Renewals

Once a tenant’s application has been approved, BAPM handles all the steps, including:

  • Property owner notification
  • Security deposit received from tenant
  • Lease agreement obtained through our landlord/tenant law attorneys
  • Initial rent payment and move-in inspection
  • Lease renewals

Collect Rents

  • Bill and collect monthly rents during the entire term of the lease
  • Process evictions, as needed, at cost of legal services
  • State-of-the-art computer-based billing and recordkeeping system ensures timely rent notification and collection

Inspect, Repair and Maintain Property

  • Staff of independent, highly qualified maintenance personnel are available for on-site repairs and general maintenance
  • Personnel to keep property landscaped, clean and well maintained
  • Regularly-scheduled inspections by in-house field operation managers
  • Online Maintenance request form to expedite repair requests, including weekends

Prepare Comprehensive Accounting and Property Activity Reports

  • Provide monthly itemized statements (includes all rent collected plus costs/receipts for maintenance)
  • Develop annual statement for tax purposes
  • Keep track of tenant occupancy through move in/move out reports

Legal Practices and Compliance

  • We work with owner/tenant law attorneys to ensure that all documents, tenant relationships and property management activities are in compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Where applicable, we also enforce owner and tenant compliance with homeowner’s association (HOA) rules and regulations.

Tenant Move-In/Move-Out

  • Move-in inspection will be completed by tenant upon move-in
  • A walk-out inspection of your property will be performed upon a tenant’s move-out. The condition of the property is assessed, and any tenant damage or neglect will be corrected and deducted from the tenant’s security deposit.