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Frequently Asked Questions

At Real Property Management Hampton Roads, we believe in honesty and communication. This includes answering frequently asked questions to help you stay educated and informed. We invite you to review our FAQs to understand more about how we manage your rental property in Virginia Beach, VA, and the surrounding areas.

  • What is landlord insurance and should I have it?
  • What are your insurance requirements?
  • Do you charge a set-up or leasing fee?
  • Can I use my own contractors for repairs?
  • What are your advertising and tenant lead generation procedures?
  • Can I search for rentals and apply online?
  • Do you offer virtual tours?
  • How long does it take to rent out a house?
  • What is your tenant criteria?
  • Can I get out of the management agreement?
  • Can I get out of the lease with the tenant?
  • What happens if my tenant wants to break their lease?
  • What if I want to make changes to your management agreement?
  • When do I get paid?
  • Who keeps the late fees?
  • Will you inspect my property?
  • What if the tenant stops paying?
  • How much does an eviction cost?
  • What do you do if the tenants ruin my property?
  • Why can’t I hold the security deposit?
  • Why don’t you have your own maintenance company?
  • Why can’t I clean the house myself?
  • Why can’t the tenant do their own repairs?
  • Do you hold maintenance money in a reserve account?
  • Should I accept pets?
  • Do I need to provide major appliances?
  • What if I want to store personal property at my own home?
  • Can I rent out a fully furnished rental property?
  • Do I need to finish repairs before you start showing the property?
  • How long of a lease should we sign?
  • Why would I want a rental sign?
  • Why is there a lockbox on my property?
  • Should I provide a gardener/yard care provider?
  • Why should I provide the pool guy?
  • Will you pay my mortgage, HOA dues, property taxes, or other related property bills?
  • Despite Real Property Management being a big brand, will I still receive the personal service of a small business?
  • What if I want to sell the home while under your management?
  • Why shouldn’t I manage the property myself?
  • Do you offer rent concessions and incentives?
  • What kind of software and technology do you use?
  • Who is my main contact or property manager?
  • How do I get my owners reports/statements?
  • Can a tenant stop paying rent if I don’t make my mortgage payments?
  • I want to change management companies, can I hire you?
  • Why can’t you dip into the tenant’s security deposit to pay rent?

Contact Real Property Management Hampton Roads

Our property management strategy is guaranteed to save you money at every stage of the process. We make it easy to protect your investment, minimize costs, and maximize your income—without interrupting your daily life.

Don’t see an answer you’re seeking? Here are 25 common questions to ask your property manager. You can also contact us online or call us directly at 757-395-4274.

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