Jacksonville Property Management
We Can Help Manage Your Jacksonville Rental Property
We offer a full range of Jacksonville property management services tailored to you as an investor, homeowner, or landlord. We have an extensive porfolio of single family homes, townhouses, condos, and apartments in the Jacksonville area.
The Benefits of using Step One Realty
- No hassle management
- Automated owner statements
- Online Owner Portal Access
- Industry leading marketing tools
- 24/7 maintenance request handling
- Prompt Response to Tenant Requests
- Low vacancy rate
- Low time on market
- Industry specific local knowledge
What we do as your Jacksonville property manager:
- Fill vacancies
- Advertise your rental
- Handle tenant inquiries
- Background and credit investigations
- Application processing
- Lease signing
- Full service repair
- Rent collection
- Handle Tenant excuses
Marketing Your Rental Property:
- These websites will feature your property: StepOneRealty.com, Craigslist, FloridaRentalAds.com, and others via auto-feed and syndication.
- A "For Rent" sign will be placed on the property with calls directed to our property managers.
- Prospective tenants will be personally escorted by real estate licensees during showings.
- A secure lockbox will be placed on or near the property's front door.
- Most importantly, all prospective tenants will be professionally screened for credit worthiness, past evictions, and criminal history.
Managing the Property:
- Step One Realty utilizes a state-of-the-art online managment system to keep solid records of property activity.
- Our managers will make regular visits to the property to ensure the tenants are properly maintaining the property.
- Step One Realty is the point of contact for tenants for rent payments, maintenance, and repair requests.
- Rent payments are sent to the landlord via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), once the funds have had ample time to clear the bank.
- While a property is vacant, broker will keep utilities activated to maintain proper temperature/humidity.
- The broker maintains a repair reserve fund to have timely repairs made up to the amount approved by the landlord.
- Broker maintains an escrow account for security deposits, pet deposits, and advance rents.
- In the unlikely event that a tenant must be evicted, a local attorney will be hired to complete the legal process.
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Jacksonville Area Information
Jacksonville is the largest city in the U.S. state of Florida by population and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. It is the county seat of Duval County, with which the city government consolidated in 1968. Consolidation gave Jacksonville its great size and placed most of its metropolitan population within the city limits; with a population of 827,908, it is the most populous city proper in Florida and the Southeast, and the eleventh most populous in the United States. Jacksonville is the principal city in the Jacksonville metropolitan area, with a population of 1,345,596 in 2010.
Jacksonville is in the First Coast region of northeast Florida and is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia state line and about 340 miles (547 km) north of Miami. The Jacksonville Beaches communities are along the adjacent Atlantic coast. The area was originally inhabited by the Timucua people, and in 1564 was the site of the French colony of Fort Caroline, one of the earliest European settlements in what is now the continental United States. Under British rule, settlement grew at the narrow point in the river where cattle crossed, known as Wacca Pilatka to the Seminole and Cowford to the British. A platted town was established there in 1822, a year after the United States acquired the colony of Florida from Spain; it was named after Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of the Florida Territory and seventh President of the United States.
Harbor improvements since the late 19th century have made Jacksonville a major military and civilian deep-water port. Its riverine location facilitates two U.S. Navy bases and the Port of Jacksonville, Florida's third largest seaport. Significant factors in the local economy include services such as banking, insurance, healthcare and logistics. As with much of Florida, tourism is also important to the Jacksonville area, particularly tourism related to golf. In 2010, Jacksonville was listed as a "High sufficiency" world city in the World Cities Study Group’s inventory. It ranks alongside cities such as Liverpool and Las Vegas. Wikipedia
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