More and more American homeowners are now considering leasing as a plausible alternative to selling their home. There are many reasons for doing so, including:
Owing too much on a mortgage to sell
A depressed home value
Curiosity about keeping as a rental investment
West End's comprehensive package of leasing services includes the designation of an experienced leasing agent who can find a qualified tenant for your property in minimal time. We charge zero administrative and marketing fees- meaning we don't get paid until there is a qualified tenant in your property!
Our residential leasing services include:
Prospective Tenant Showing Coordination- We'll coordinate all showings with you and ensure a West End Agent is present for each showing of your property
Marketing- We'll get your rental in front of potential tentants from the start- marketing it through online channels such as the MLS, Zillow, Hotpads, Realtor.com, and more!
Tenant History Background Checks- We run background checks on all applicants, including criminal, sex offender and credit. Additionally, we'll verify employment, check tenant rental history and conduct an ID Check
Lease Negotiation- We negotiate on the owner's behalf, ensuring the terms of the lease have your stamp of approval
Lease Composition- Once the terms are agreed upon, we'll draft the lease and take care of any legally required documents
Municipality Inspection- We schedule and coordinate all inspections to ensure your home is code compliant. If there are any code infractions, we facilitate the necessary repairs and schedule the re-inspection (If property is managed)
Move-In Inspection- On move-in day, we'll meet your tenant at the property, hand over keys and garage door openers, and conduct a move-in inspection of the property (If property is managed)
Tenant Handbook- Our handbooks provide instructions pertaining to house maintenance and, with your input, special instructions on how to handle your particular property (If property is managed)