Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Am I required to make my property available to Section 8?

    A: Nope, that is completely your choice. If you’re on the fence about allowing section 8, we have a significant amount of experience with Section 8 and can help you make the decision.
  • Q: Are you licensed?

    A: We are a licensed Brokerage in the State of Iowa.
  • Q: Can I reach you after hours?

    A: Yes, for property owners, we give our owner’s phone number to them and we’re available 24/7.
  • Q: Can you put the money directly into my account?

    A: Yes, we do owner draws via ACH.
  • Q: Do I get to see the lease or sign it?

    A: We can show you a copy of our lease and you’ll have access to all the signed leases from the tenants. But our goal is to make your life easier, so we handle all the signatures.
  • Q: Do you sell real estate too?

    A: Yes, we really enjoy helping our clients buy or sell investment properties!
  • Q: How and when do I get my checks?

    A: Our goal is to pay out funds to the owner on the 15th of every month.
  • Q: How is rent collection handled?

    A: We allow our tenants to pay online with a checking account, credit card or debit card. They can also drop rent off at our office or mail it to us.
  • Q: How long of a lease do you sign?

    A: We like to do at least 1 year leases, but can be flexible depending on the goals of the owner and the time of year.
  • Q: How much security deposit do you charge the tenant?

    A: We charge at least one month’s rent for a deposit and if they’re high risk we can ask for up to two month’s rent.
  • Q: How soon can you start managing my property?

    A: Immediately! Once an owner signs a management agreement and gives us the tenant contact info, we’ll reach out to them immediately and make the transition.
  • Q: What type of properties do you manage?

    A: We manage everything from mobile home parks, single family homes, to apartment complexes.
  • Q: What type of reports do I get and how often?

    A: You will get a breakdown every month on the 15th that shows the detail of all rents paid, and any expenses withheld. And with our owner portal, you can pull any report you want at any time so you can keep tabs on what’s going on with your investments.
  • Q: Who holds the tenant security deposit?

    A: We normally hold the deposit, but we also have owners who prefer to hold it themselves, and we work with that as well.