In Today’s market, tenants have high expectations and demand the highest level of service from their rental property. New and older properties can require regular maintenance, and tenants demand swift repairs to ensure little or no inconvenience. From Boiler Servicing, a leaking shower or a problem with appliance, tenants require a speedy repair, however inconvenient for the Owner…
This is why our clients value our property management service where we look after any repairs and tenancy issues for you. For your peace of mind, we will also visit the property on a regular basis to ensure your property is being kept in good condition. With our property management service, we look after rent collection, to protect your investment. All you have to do is sit back and relax while your dedicated Property Manager keeps you fully informed of any issues that may arise.
Why our clients prefer us to manage property:
- Landlords remain at arms length from our tenants while being informed of each development
- No time-consuming calling round for quotes on repairs
- No need to visit the property
- Late rent payments chased and collected for you
- Dedicated Property Managers ensure you deal with one person throughout a tenancy
- No unwelcome interruptions day or night
- You have more important things to do with your time!
We are proud to offer an unrivalled service on both options, and will also tailor our services around each Landlords requirements.
We have noticed an increased demand from our tenants who look for our agency to handle all aspects of maintenance throughout their tenancy agreement but are happy to assist landlords who prefer and ‘hands on approach’.
- Initial property visit & Evaluation of your property
- Professional photography for marketing purposes
- Advertise your property at agreed rental price
- Arrange property viewings with appropriate clients
- Reference check each client
- Collection of deposit and 1st months rent
- Draw up legally binding Lease
- PRTB registration forms completed
- Transfer of Utility Bills (ESB, Gas etc)
We can also fully tailor a quotation if you require additional services.
- Let only services plus…
- Rent Collection
- Quarterly Property Inspections
- Property Reports
- 24/7 Emergency phone line
- Assisting tenants with maintenance issues
- Property Maintenance Services
- Monthly & Annual Financial Statements
- Negotiating Lease Renewals
- Vacation reports at lease Termination
- Utility Transfers
- Return of Deposit to tenants post Vacation
Choices property management are specialists in Multi-Unit Block Management.
We have a proven success record in this specialised area since 1993, and can give you a positive result for your OMC.
We work on a Pro-active service to try to eliminate complex issues before they arise. This has given us long term relationships with our clients. Protecting your investment in our priority.
Choices are currently management agents for some of the most prestigious MUD developments across Cork City and County.
Our property managers provide a bespoke, reliable and efficient service which focus upon the needs of our valued clients, favouring reasonable costs, responsive actions and exceptional service.
We tender services and monitor costs throughout the year to enable savings are achieved for our customers.
We provide regular and detailed complex inspections and aim to enhance and improve the overall appearance of each Multi Unit Development.
The cost of managing the complex will be met by a service charge levied on each owner. Choices will provide a yearly Service Charge and Sinking Fund Budget. Based on these projections, the amount of the service charge will be decided, in conjunction with the Management committee.
Owners will appreciate the need to create a sinking fund to deal with maintenance issues which will occur in the future. This fund should be provided for in the annual service charge.
Liaison with Owners
On the completion of a development, ownership of the common areas of the development is vested in the Management Company formed for this purpose. The group as a whole will elect directors and often a committee to deal with any management issues. When Choices is managing a block, we organise meetings with the committee as necessary. This enables us to keep in touch with owners and react to any concerns they may have.
We would also manage all enquiries and correspondence from owners and residents
Annual General Meeting
Choices will arrange and attend all Board Meetings, Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings of the Management Company, as necessary.
The importance of adequate insurance cover cannot be overstressed. Choices will arrange for this cover and deal with any claims or indemnity issues that may arise.
Choices will arrange to open a Management Company bank account and discharge all bills, as necessary.
As the Management Company will require Annual audited accounts, we will maintain financial records to allow for the audit and the compulsory returns to the Companies Registration Office.
Choices will arrange for a cleaning service and arrange for all payments. We check on the quality of cleaning on a regular basis. This is a vital aspect of our service. We provide our own cleaning company, Pro Cleaners, to maintain the highest of standards.
This may be a private or local authority collection. If a private collection is required, Choices will arrange and monitor the service and deal with all bill payments.
Choices will arrange and monitor maintenance contracts as necessary. For example:-
- Automated Gates
- Emergency Lighting
- Fire Security
- Window Cleaning
- Ventilation Systems
- Safety Harness Certification
- Security Monitoring
- Pest Control
- Refuse Collection
Choices will arrange for any other light maintenance work needed in the common areas of the complex as and when required.
For the larger apartment blocks, owners may decide to employ a full time caretaker. Choices will arrange for all payments of the caretaker and deal with all employment issues.
Choices will carry out frequent detailed inspections to ensure all common areas are cleaned and maintained to the highest of standards, while also checking on service personnel on site.
Choices will manage any renovation or upgrade projects which may occur.
Choices operates a 24 hour emergency help line which is operational 365 days a year. We have a team of qualified experienced tradesman to deal with all emergencies that may occur in the common areas.
Choices will respond to all queries and sales requisitions and liaise with solicitors / owners.