Wilmington Property Management
Let us manage your Wilmington rental property
We offer a full range of property management services tailored to you as an investor, homeowner, or landlord. We have an extensive portfolio with over 1400 single family homes, townhouses, condos, and apartments in the Wilmington area. You can search our rental homes online to see what's available now.
Sweyer Property Management will save you time and money while you enjoy the income and tax benefits of owning rental investment property.
What We Do As Your Property Manager:
- Advertising Available Properties
- Tenant Screening and Qualifications
- Lease Preparation
- Property Maintenance – Preventative and Responsive
- 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
- Lease Management
- Monitoring Legislative Changes Affecting Landlords
- Rent Collection
- Security Deposit Handling
- Monthly and Annual Income-Expense Reports
- Tenant Retention
- Tenant Turnover Management
- Representation in Eviction Suits
- Initial Site Evaluation
- Tenant Communication
- Lease Review
- Property Evaluation/Analysis
- Key Security
- On-line Access
Advertising Available Properties+
Sweyer Property Management advertises your property through a highly successful targeted marketing campaign that brings maximum exposure to your investment property.
Exposure For Your Rental Property
Our comprehensive campaign broadcasts your available property to qualified prospective residents through our interactive website showing multiple images, an online video tour, location map and detailed property information. Our local website alone (www.wilmingtonforrent.com) brings in over 120,000+ visitors each year. In addition to our local web presence, we also advertise in social media, print publications, radio, billboards, mobile truck ads, real estate offices, area chambers of commerce, large local employers, major real estate rental websites and top listings on major search engines. All the elements of our successful marketing campaign work together to create constant exposure for your investment property
Out of the 1400+ properties we manage, we average 97% occupancy for our properties. We rent our homes faster than the competition and at the highest market rates. This ultimately amount to less vacancy and more income for you.
Additional Exposure on Real Estate Rental Websites:
The majority of rental property searches are done through a mobile device, so we are also able to reach an additional audience of prospective tenants through our Sweyer Rentals mobile app.
Tenant Screening And Qualifications+
We know that screening qualified tenants means peace of mind for you. Every applicant goes through a rigorous screening process.
For Every Tenant We Require:
- A signed application for every adult occupant
- Photo ID of each adult occupant
- Credit check on each adult applicant
- Residential history check
- Employment or income source verification
After the qualified applicant has been approved, Sweyer Property Management staff will prepare your property lease in accordance with state and federal laws and walk the tenant through the lease signing and property orientation process.
Property Maintenance – Preventative And Responsive+
We work closely with local, professional contractors who offer priority scheduling at competitive rates. Due to the size of our company we are able to work with the best professionals in home maintenance and repair. Our contractors are familiar with the requirements of working with investment rental property. In addition to their expertise, we require contractors to make us aware of any potential issues or lease violations at our properties.
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24 Hour Emergency Maintenance+
We are on-call twenty four hours a day for maintenance emergencies. Our on-call staff understand property maintenance and are able to assist residents with emergency needs that may arise after hours.
Lease Break Management+
In the unfortunate circumstance of a broken lease, Sweyer Property Management will be there to ensure the resident is held responsible for their legal obligation and to minimize your exposure during the lease transition.
Monitoring Legislative Changes Affecting Landlords+
Keeping up with today's legal changes can be a daunting and time consuming process. we are here to stay abreast of changing laws by attending local, state and national conferences, continuing education and active membership many industry organizations that affect legislative and legal issues involving residential rental property. As the laws change, we protect your interests by updating our forms and agreements accordingly.
Rent collection is at the heart of the Sweyer Property Management system. Our service to tenants provides a variety of payment options through our secure payment processing center for collection of all fees. The system is quick and convenient and allows the tenant to pay via: web-based payments, automatic draft, credit card payments, check mail-in, or check drop off.
Security Deposit Handling+
A Security Deposit is collected from all tenants for your protection. Your deposits are held in an insured trust account in accordance with state regulations. All tenant's forfeits and damage claims are in conformance with North Carolina Security Deposit Laws.
Monthly And Annual Income-Expense Reports+
We track the monthly income and expense on your investment property. Your property statement is available for you to view on-line at any time through password protected on-line access. Your year-end statement is also available on-line. Tracking income and expense for year- end tax preparation has never been easier. You can download your report, analyze income and expenses and do your tax planning when it is convenient for you.
Keeping a quality tenant creates value for you. We work hard to ensure tenant retention is the highest level possible for market conditions. The Sweyer Property Management team establishes strong monthly tenant retention goals and tracks performance as part of achieving those goals for you as owner.
Tenant Turnover Management+
We hope that a good tenant will stay in your property for a long time. When the time comes for the tenant to vacate, Sweyer Property Management will carefully survey the property upon move-out, administer final rent and Security Deposit according to state regulations and prepare the property for market as quickly as possible to minimize your vacancy. We thoroughly document all of our inspections with digital pictures or video, which we make available to our owners.
Representation In Eviction Suits+
Eviction is never a desired process but state laws protect you as a landlord from non-paying and non-performing tenants. We provide a comprehensive process that reduces your risk as a landlord. However, if the need arises and eviction becomes necessary we will follow state laws to ensure a rapid resolution at minimum costs.
Initial Site Evaluation+
Rental Property Evaluation A trained Property Manager will conduct an initial site evaluation of your property. We will work with you to make recommended improvements to increase marketability.
We will communicate with your existing tenants (where applicable) and go over new procedures or issues.
We do a thorough lease review with the prospect prior to the signing of the lease document. We have tenants attend a one hour lease review where they are made aware of all of the terms and conditions of the lease. We find this review is critical in avoiding issues with the tenant throughout the lease process.
We evaluate any vacancies and assess action needed to rent the property. We will analyze the market to determine the property position in the area.
We take control of all keys, test them on the locks, and implement our security coded process for each key.
We provide you with secure on-line access to your owner statementsAccess Your Online Owner Portal
Is It Time To Consider Bringing A Professional Property Manager On Board To Manage Your Residential Investment Property?
Sweyer Property Management welcomes the opportunity to serve as your operational partner in managing your residential investment property. Our professional staff and comprehensive services can give you the best return on your investment of both time and money - allowing you to enjoy life more. Give us a call for more details at 910.256.3031.
Wilmington Area Information
Wilmington is a port city and is the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States. The population is 106,476; according to the 2010 Census and is the eighth most populous city in the state. Wilmington is the principal city of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that includes New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender counties in southeastern North Carolina, which has a population of 263,429 as of the 2012 Census Estimate.
Wilmington was settled by European Americans along the Cape Fear River. Its historic downtown has a one-mile-long Riverwalk, developed as a tourist attraction. It is minutes away from nearby beaches. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Wilmington, North Carolina, one of its 2008 Dozen Distinctive Destinations. City residents live between the river and the ocean, with four nearby beach communities: Fort Fisher, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach all within a half-hour drive from downtown Wilmington.
In 2003 the city was designated by the US Congress, as a "Coast Guard City". It is home port for the USCGC Diligence, a United States Coast Guard medium endurance cutter. The World War II battleship USS North Carolina is held as a war memorial; located across from the downtown port area, the ship is open to public tours. Other attractions include the Cape Fear Museum, the Wilmington Hammerheads United Soccer Leagues soccer team, and the training camp site for the Charlotte Bobcats. The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) provides a wide variety of programs for undergraduates, graduate students, and adult learners, in addition to cultural and sports events open to the community.
Wilmington is the home of EUE Screen Gems Studios, the largest domestic television and movie production facility outside of California. "Dream Stage 10," the facility's newest sound stage, is the third-largest in the US. It houses the largest special-effects water tank in North America. Since the studio's opening in 1984, Wilmington has become a major center of American film and television production. Numerous movies in a range of genres and several television series, including Iron Man 3 and NBC's Revolution (TV series), have been produced there.