Leasing Services


Leasing With Bridge Home Realty

We will act as the bridge between you and your tenants, contractors or any other necessary services for your property. From move-in to move-out, we will handle rent collection, inspections, maintenance and repairs, legal situations and evictions, if necessary. 

Our property management team will take care of finding a tenant for your property, run a background check, employment verification and distribute move-in instructions and a checklist.


Marketing Your property for rent

  • Prepare home for rent 
  • Make sure the home is clean and optimizes the interior appeal 
  • Create ads tailored to the property and advertising medium. Some of the mediums commonly used are: 
    • Paid and free rental listing websites 
    • Work with relocation companies for incoming clients 
    • Signs 
    • MLS 
    • Fliers 
  • Work with other realtors and leasing agents to find a tenant 
  • Provide a dedicated website where prospective tenants can see detailed information about each property listed to rent 
  • Take calls from prospects for questions and showing for the property 
  • Meet prospective clients for showings on weekdays, evenings and weekends 
  • Provide prospective clients with rental applications 
  • Collect applications with application fee via online portal 

Tenant screening and selection

  • Perform a background/credit check to verify identity, income, credit history, rental history, eviction history and criminal history 
  • Grade tenant according to predefined point sheet for all of the above 
  • Provide Adverse action letters to tenants declined from screening 
  • Provide “Welcome” email along with all steps in order to rent the property

Rental Unit Prices

1-4 Rental Units

  • Leasing Fee: 1 Month’s
  • Rent Renewal Fee: 1/2 Month’s Rent
  • Monthly Management Fee: 10% ($100 minimum/Unit); $25 Flat for Garages, Storage Spaces, & Parking Lots In-House Contractor Cost: As Listed Below

5-9 Rental Units

  • Leasing Fee: 1 Month’s Rent 
  • Renewal Fee: $350 
  • Monthly Management Fee: 9% ($75 Minimum/Unit); $25 flat for Garages, Storage Spaces, & Parking Lots In-House Contractor Cost: 5% Discount off of Labor Rates Listed Below

10-19 Rental Units

  • Leasing Fee: 1 Month’s Rent 
  • Renewal Fee: $250 
  • Monthly Management Fee: 8% ($50 Minimum/Unit); $25 flat for Garages, Storage Spaces, & Parking Lots In-House Contractor Cost: 10% Discount off of Labor Rates Listed Below

20+ Rental Units

  • Leasing Fee: 1 Month’s Rent 
  • Renewal Fee: $100 
  • Monthly Management Fee: 7% ($50 minimum/Unit); $25 Flat for Garages, Storage Spaces, & Parking Lots In-House Contractor Cost: 15% Discount off of Labor Rates Listed Below

Additional Fees

  • In-House Handyman & Cleaner: $75/Hour with 1 Hour Minimum Standard, $150/Hour with 2 Hour Minimum Emergency Rate. (Rates will raise 1/1/22) 
  • Project Management Fee: 10% on Total Invoices (Waived if in house contractors are used) Eviction Fee (Tenants we’ve placed): $0 
  • Eviction Fee (Previously placed tenants): $250 plus magistrate fees 
  • Utility Turn on Fee: $75 
  • Rental Registration/Occupancy Fee: $75 + Boro Fee 
  • Late Fees: Shared 50/50

Highlights

  • We currently manage over 500 residential units and a dozen commercial properties
  • We’ve written over 2500 leases in the last decade
  • Since 2010, we’ve had only 9 evictions (less than 1%) of tenants we’ve placed in properties
  • Less than 1% of our properties have turn over repairs in excess of tenants deposit
  • Current rental price is 11% higher than owners who lease themselves or with other agents
  • Current average days on market for a vacant property is 12 days
  • In the last 24 months we have had only 3 property go vacant between tenants (not including evictions which aberage vacancies of less than 12 days from possession to new lease)
  • Repair, renovation and rehab costs average 14% lower than industry average