Local Dwelling is a locally owned, organically grown real estate company servicing the entire DFW area. You can trust our team of experienced, highly-trained staff to find you’re a perfect property or get you the best return on your investment.
We carefully handle every aspect of real estate sales, leasing and management for you and have established ourselves as one of the leading real estate firms in north Texas. Providing real estate services to single family homes, townhomes and condominiums throughout the DFW Metroplex, we maintain a strong reputation as north Texas’ premier real estate firm.
As one of the few real estate firms with a speciality division in property management, Local Dwelling provides a comprehensive and tailored service plan for investment property to ensure quality tenants, consistent rents and active property maintenance.
Our property management services include:
- Complete screening of potential tenants
- Lease preparation and all other required documents
- Rent collection
- Accounting services
- Coordinated repair and maintenance service
- Security deposit itemization
- Property record keeping
- Convenient online account access for owners & residents
- Monthly statements
- 1099 statements
- Tenant/owner correspondence
- Quarterly property inspections
- Annual property reviews
Local Dwelling is a locally owned, organically grown real estate company servicing the entire DFW area. With more than three decades of experience to back us and an endless quantity of experience and education, we are one of the top property management services within the DFW Metroplex, servicing many local businesses and individual entities to manage and maintain a wide range of properties. You can trust our team of experienced, highly-trained staff to find you a perfect property or get you the best return on your investment in the current market.
We carefully handle every aspect of real estate sales, property leasing, and general management for you, taking the guesswork and heavy lifting out of property management and sales to create a much lighter and more comfortable environment, regardless of your preference of owning a single unit or a massive rental empire. Through this, we have established ourselves as one of the leading real estate firms in North Texas and a staple Dallas property management facility that has thrived under many different marketing upturns and downturns due to our ingenuity and ability to adapt to the ever-changing real estate and leasing economy. Providing real estate services to single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums throughout the DFW Metroplex, we maintain a strong reputation as North Texas’s premier real estate firm and take pride in our ability to service such a diverse range of clientele.
As one of the few real estate firms with a specialty division in property management, Local Dwelling provides a comprehensive and tailored service plan for investment property structures to ensure quality tenants, consistent rental collection, and active property maintenance. We only provide the best service possible. With years of experience in the industry, we only think of quality service and client satisfaction. Our rental property management services are designed to approach any task or problem that may arise in an organized and efficient fashion, generating a human response that allows for easy remediation and completion. With such an important task as managing your property, we have no room for failure and excel in ensuring every single aspect of your property management plan is completed and upheld under any circumstances.
This includes the comprehensive background checks and general screening necessary to ensure the tenants are a good fit for your property, as well as a verification of their income and a preliminary standard check into their references and previous rental experiences. We also carry out any additional screening or information requests on a case-by-case basis to make sure your properties are matched to only the most viable tenants who are a perfect fit for the space.
We prepare any documentation that is needed before the move-in date for your tenants. This, of course, includes the official leasing agreement contract, as well as any additional deposits for pets or other requested and approved facets. We also collect signatures for parking agreements and any other extra contracts and keep them on file for future reference. With all of the documentation covered, you do not have to worry about any miscommunications or missing information, making the move-in process and coming months with your tenants a breeze!
Collecting rent is the ultimate goal of renting out a property. Whether it is a single building or a massive complex, you will have to have a viable, easy to use system to ensure all rental payments can be collected on or before their due date. We handle this aspect of management, collecting any rent or fees for you, and depositing the payment directly to you, sans our management fees. On months where no rent is collected due to issues or vacancy, we do not collect our fees; we only get paid when you do, ensuring a fair, equal partnership in this management venture!
Keeping track of all of the odds and ends of your financial movements is key in not only keeping tabs on your accounts but also a good way to prepare for tax season well ahead of time and make the landlord filing process easy. We take care of the organization and documentation, keeping everything organized and ready to be pulled on an as-needed basis with our comprehensive and professional accounting services.
Answering late night or early morning calls about a leaking faucet or broken dishwasher is no fun. Let us handle it for you and screen those incredibly important but still frustrating calls. Our services include coordinating repairs and maintenance for your units and scheduling any necessary services. If the cost is under $250 per unit for a given event, we will handle all of the preparations and scheduling times. For more expensive transactions, we will reach out for approval before proceeding and create a plan for the best course of action to remedy the issue promptly and effectively.
When it is time for a tenant to move out, there are still things that must be done. We will go in and itemize the damages or deductible issues within the property to supply documentation for any amounts removed from the full security deposit before returning it to your tenants. This will help keep things organized during the chaotic moving process and protect both you and your tenants, ensuring things can move along smoothly as you prepare for your next move-in date.
Keeping detailed records of repairs, maintenance, and any other events that occur on your property is a good way to protect yourself and keep track of spending and other vital functions of your rental space. Our trained staff keeps these records at the ready and can provide copies as needed at any time, making staying on top of your space easy!
Communication is key in creating a good tenant to landlord bond. We make this simple by providing an online portal that allows access and communication opportunities for both owners and tenants, creating a clear pathway for discussing any issues or concerns. All conversations are also documented to help negate misunderstandings or miscommunications, as well, ensuring a good base level of trust and understanding across all facets of ownership and renting, as well.
As a Dallas property management service, we comply with all local regulations and ordinances during all facets of the rental process. We also work to provide monthly statements as needed to help you understand exactly where your money is going and what fees and licenses you have paid or will soon have to pay. This helps us plan an effective and efficient accounting effort, ensuring you are always ready to take care of business comfortably!
Tax season can be a real headache, especially if you are left scrambling to gather up all of the forms and documents needed to file on time. Fortunately, our staff prepares 1099 forms well in advance, helping you be ready to file with ease!
As mentioned, we provide correspondence methods for both owners and tenants, allowing open communication about concerns, issues, and comments alike. This is ideal in fostering a positive rental environment and curating a strong professional both between the landlord and renters.
As a staple action in rental property management, quarterly inspections are done to ensure your property is being treated with respect and to check for any issues that need to be repaired to provide your tenants with the best possible rental experience. Our trained staff handles this for you, using their experience and expertise to professionally go through the property in search of any concerns, which are then handled and reported back to you.
Aside from the quarterly inspections, annual reviews are another good way to get a look at the state of your property and get a leg up on any repairs that may need to be made. We handle this review and itemize any concerns for your approval to assist you in making a plan of action on an as-needed basis, removing the stress of finding and resolving issues from your shoulders and making the entire process much less painful!
You do not have to go through property management alone. We are here to support you and provide an entire team of expertly trained professionals to back your property and ensure everything goes smoothly. Rental management is a breeze with Local Dwelling on your side!