How long does it typically take to
process an application?
Typically it takes 48 to 72
business hours to process an
application. To expedite this
process you'll want to make sure
your application is complete and
all requested documentation is
attached. We are unable to
process your application if
information is missing.
How much is the application fee?
Yes, Central Coast Property
Management does charge a non-refundable $40 application fee. The application fee is itemized as follows: Credit Report: $12.75 Processing fee: $27.25. You may request a copy of your credit report at no cost to you.
May I provide a credit report?
You may come into our office and, using our hardware and software, order and print a credit report from the provider of your choice, which we will use to process your application. We cannot accept a credit report that was run and/or printed from outside our office, due to the possibility of fraud.
Why do I need to have renters insurance and how much
coverage will I need to carry?
It is the policy of Central
Coast Property Management that
you have renters insurance in
place at the time of our lease
up. We ask that you have a
minimum of $50,000.00 liability
and $25.000.00 contents with
Central Coast Property
Management named as an
additional insured. The cost for
this is approximately $250.00
per year, you may want to
contact your auto insurance
company to see if they offer
discounts for multiple policies.
How much are move in costs?
When signing a rental agreement, a
payment approximately two times the
monthly rent, in the form of a
Upon acceptance of the animal,
an animal rent of $35.00 per
animal per month in homes where
animals are permitted. Also
you'll want to provide current
licenses and vaccination
What if there are multiple applicants for one property?
Central Coast Property
Management does not select
residents on a "first come first
serve" basis. Residents will be
offered the opportunity to rent
available units based on a best
-qualified basis and on the
Why should I
use a property manager?
We can help
you maximize your investment return.
We handle the day to day operation of your
managing property, allowing you to enjoy the
benefits of owning investment property.
We thoroughly screen and select quality
We deal directly with tenants in negotiating
and preparing leases, coordinating
maintenance and collecting rent.
We coordinate maintenance and repair of the
You will receive comprehensive monthly
statements, year-end income and expense
statement, and a 1099.
We monitor the
local rental market to insure that you are
receiving competitive market rates.
What kind of
services do you offer?
specialize in full service property
management of single family homes and
condominiums. However for those owners who
like to manage their own homes but need
professional help we offer Tenant Locator
Services as well as Ala Carte Services.
have you been working in property management?
in the property management business for 13+
How do you
advertise on several different websites-
Rental Home Pros, HotPads, Trulia and AHRN
just to mention a few. Our listings are also
picked up by at least 15 other sites
nationwide. We also post a rental sign on
the property following the guidelines of
local city and county ordinances and HOA
Do you have
any certificates or licenses?
I hold a California Real
Estate Brokers License. I also hold
membership in the
Monterey County Association of Realtors,
California Association of Realtors,
National Association of
National Association of Real Property Managers.
perform preventative maintenance/property
initially taking a new property into our
inventory I encourage owners to have a basic
home inspection, this will bring to light
any safety issues that need to be addressed
prior to placing a tenant. We have
contracted with a local home inspection
company to perform this at a reasonable cost
to our clients. They are strictly home
inspectors, they will provide you with a
copy of the inspection and recommend that
you contact us regarding repairs or safety
issues that need addressing.
maintenance issues handled?
maintenance issues over $250.00 we will call
you for authorization. If it is an emergency
situation, such as hot water heater needing
to be replaced or a furnace needing
replacement we will go ahead with making the
necessary repairs, of course we will notify
you with an update on the occurrence.
always keep a minimum of $500.00 in your
owners reserve account to cover any
maintenance cost that may occur.
We only work
with vendors who are fully licensed and
insured. They also offer us competitive
pricing and are quick to respond to our