FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...
Our clients choose BAY PROPERTY GROUP (formerly Legal One Property Management) of myriad reasons. Some property owners don’t like to collect the rent each month. Some don’t like to screen applications. Some need to rid a bad tenant. And others don’t like maintenance calls in the middle of the night. We handle all of these problems and many others.
Whatever the reason for choosing BAY PROPERTY GROUP, our clients stay with us because we do everything we told them we would do.
- Our People Make the Difference—Personal relationships, experience, and know-how.
- Serving the Bay Area for more than 15 years—We’re the experts in the property management along with landlord and tenant law in this area.
- Superior tenant screening—We find the best tenants.
- Access our website and properties 24 hours a day.
- Internet advertising—We use all the latest technology to rent your unit.
- No Legal Fee Guarantee—No extra expenses to evict unwanted tenants we place in your property; significantly reduced legal fees for all other evictions or property-related legal issues.
- Computerized accounting—Clients enjoy accurate reporting.
- Electronic banking—You get your money without having to go to the bank.
- FREE—NO OBLIGATION CONSULTATION.
- Our services are tax deductible.
- We save you money, time and aggravation!
Our People Make the Difference
We believe that the key to our success is in the personal relationships we have developed with our clients over the years. Bay Property Group has assembled a superb team of professionals to take care of your property. Top management has combined experience of more than 30 years in residential property management and related fields.
We know the area where your investment property is located. We live here, too. Because we know the area, we can make sure we maximize your rental income. We also have one of the largest databases for rental information around.
Superior Tenant Screening
In selecting the right residents for your rental property, we believe that an ounce of prevention is worth 10,000 pounds of cure. We want to ensure that you get the best tenants possible. That’s why we use one of the most thorough tenant screening processes in the industry.
We pull a national credit report on each and every adult applicant.
We don’t leave it up to others to do a “so-so” check.
We verify each applicant’s employment and income.
Because of our superior tenant screening process, most “rent-jumping” tenants (the ones who don’t pay, trash the unit and skip out in the middle of the night) prefer to go to other landlords who are not so thorough. We hope they haven’t victimized you recently. Don’t make a multi-thousand dollar mistake.
Latest Advertising Technology
Prospective tenants can view your property anytime they want from the comfort of their own home, and share it with the entire family!
We have our own website to advertise your rental unit. We also advertise your property on other popular Internet sites, such as Craigslist, Eastbayrentals, Google, Hotpads, Snaprent, HomeRentals, Places4Rent, USAHomeRentals. We update these sites often and make sure that all those “web surfers” know about your property through the newest media.
At Bay Property Group, we use the top property management software in the industry—Appfolio. Our clients receive a monthly report that details all of the income and expenses. Additionally, we issue a year-end statement in December that is praised by our clients’ CPAs and accountants. We can also make monthly payments for our clients, such as insurance, mortgage payments, homeowner association dues, real estate taxes or any other recurring obligations. All of these payments appear on your monthly statement. We do not charge an additional fee for making these payments.
With the advent of Personal Computer Banking, we are able to electronically transfer your money so that it arrives in your bank account on the first business day of each month. No more trusting the postal service or driving to the bank to make your deposit. Your money appears in your account without fail. It doesn’t get any easier than this!
Free, No Obligation Consultation
We will sit down with you to discuss your property in detail. We will review comparable rents and new laws and how they affect you, and advise you on difficult tenant situations. If we can’t provide what you need, we’ll direct you to other resources. All this with NO PRESSURE and NO OBLIGATION.
Our Services Are Tax Deductible
Management services are a tax-deductible expense, just like the utility bill and real estate taxes are deductible.
We Save You Time, Money and Aggravation
When you choose Bay Property Group to manage your investment, you will no longer have to call the tenant to get the rent or go over and collect it yourself. And there will be no more inconvenient calls to you to fix the toilet.
Most owners are reluctant to charge market rents. Rent increases sometimes lead to confrontations with tenants. Many times, we are able to raise the rent to cover the cost of our services. Additionally, our maintenance company and/or preferred vendors charge less than contractors charge.
You don’t have to worry about a disgruntled tenant, how to get the rent this month, or what to do if you have to evict your tenant. We take care of everything, so you can enjoy your family, a hobby or a good book.