Homeowners have many reasons why they rent their properties instead of selling them ... some of them are of the mindset that real estate is a fantastic investment (if you know what you're doing!).
There are possibly even more reasons why people choose to rent a home instead of buying one. DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services is uniquely positioned to help both potential landlords, real estate investors and tenants with their housing needs.
Many homeowners have found that they need to relocate, but can't sell their home in today's challenging market. Others find that investing in real estate is the best use of their money ... have you tried to get a decent Return on Investment at a bank or in the stock market? Granted the stock market so far in 2013 has been showing some impressive gains, but when it falls, it may fall hard!
A portfolio of real estate holdings designed to appreciate in a NORMAL market at a rate of between 4% and 7% per year not only can provide current income from rental receipts, but also appreciation and longer-term capital gains. You should speak with your investment advisor, tax advisor and attorney if you are interested in real estate investing ... we can help you with the acquisition and management of the properties, though.
If you find that you need to move on from your current home, if you own investment properties in Maryland, or if you WANT TO own investment properties in Maryland, the professional Real Estate Agents and Property Managers that are affiliated with DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services will make the process of buying properties, selling properties, renting properties and managing your property as painless as possible.
You can learn about all of the various aspects of our residential property management services. We will help you:
We handle all of these aspects of the rental property process for a flat fee of 8% of the monthly rent. As a small company with limited overhead, we feel that this is sufficient to cover our costs and still provide quality service to our homeowners and tenants.
When you contact DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services to manage your property, we will enter into a Property Management Agreement and we request that you fund a property maintenance account (a maximum of $300) with us so that money will be on hand to take care of your property for you. There are limits to what repairs we will perform for you without getting formal approval. Your monthly management fee will be deducted from the rent we collect and the balance sent to you. You'll receive a monthly statement regarding your account. We'll also hold the security deposit as perscribed by Maryland law.
DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services can begin to manage the property for you before or during the time when we are searching for qualified tenants. We'll handle everything for you so that you can move on to your next destination or concentrate on whatever else is going on in your life.
You can visit our Document Library to review the forms that will be of interest to both potential landlords and tenants. We like it when our landords review the documents and know how we work before the process starts. It also gives you the chance to think of any questions you want to ask.
We hope that you find all of this information helpful ... and believe that the entire process goes more smoothly if you have the information that you need as quickly as possible. We look forward to working with you!!