Birmingham Property Management Help
At Decas Group, we want to ensure that the property management process is as seamless and stress-free as possible. We know you need expertise and ease. We offer both: stress-free property management services from a team of experts who understand the Birmingham rental market. Your needs as a landlord and investor drive what we do every day.
What To Expect When You Work With Us
Leasing Your Birmingham Home to Qualified Tenants
How do you know we’ll place a high performing, well-qualified tenant in your home? We guarantee it. With our Tenant Performance Guarantee, you have the peace of mind that you’re getting a great renter, because if Decas Group places a tenant in your home who breaks the contract lease within the first six months of the lease term, we will replace the tenant without charging you a leasing fee.
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Our tenant screening process is rigorous, consistent, and follows all fair housing requirements. We will take care of:
- Credit check
- Employment Verification
- Income Verification
- Reference Check from previous landlords (unpaid landlord debts, evictions, unlawful detainers)
- Criminal Background check
During the leasing period, we’re in constant communication with you, so that you understand our marketing process, keep up with showings, and make any adjustments to the price and the property, if necessary.
Birmingham Property Management and Maintenance
Decas Group offers an efficient response to every maintenance issue that’s reported by your tenants or discovered during one of our inspections.
We require owners to maintain a $300 maintenance reserve in their account as a safety net for any issue that may arise.
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Our management services are detail-oriented and proactive. We collect rent on time and we enforce the terms of your lease agreement, holding tenants accountable and providing a safe, and habitable, home for them to enjoy. We’re here to protect your property.
Managing Birmingham homes in Southside, Riverchase, Cahaba Forest, Maylene, and Lexington Park.
Decas Group is the perfect partner for all your real-estate and property management needs. Let’s talk about why.
First, we’re reliable. Whether you’re a new investor or an expert, Decas Group is committed to maximizing your return on investment while providing renters with quality homes.
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Second, we’re your Birmingham real estate experts. Our knowledge of the Birmingham market coupled with our extended experience in investing and property management makes us your ideal partner. Our team understands your expectations, and we understand why Birmingham is the ideal market for empowering you to reach your investment goals.
Finally, we are leaders in the Birmingham community and the investment industry. With our expertise in real estate investment, property management, and tenant care, we truly are the one stop for all your investment needs. We’ve put into place a stress-free, seamless process that makes us an innovator in the investment and property management market.
Working with investors throughout Birmingham, including zip codes 35205, 35216, 35007, 35235, and 35071.
Free Rental Analysis
Finding the perfect price for your home is important to rental efficiency. If it’s priced too high, you’ll face a longer vacancy and lower-priced homes will likely rent prior to yours. At Decas Group, we will work with you to find the right price for your home. We provide you with a detailed overview of the current market, so you have a better understanding of what price works and why.
Take advantage of the tools, resources, and data that we have available on the Birmingham rental market. We’ll determine your property’s rental value in a way that ensures you attract the best tenants for the most money in the least amount of time.
I've been a client of DECAS Group for many years, for my rentals properties in Birmingham, Alabama.
Very good Property Management companies are not very common, but DECAS Group is definitely one of them.
The team is good, thorough & reliable.
If you're a landlord like me, I definitely recommend their services. Congrats and thank you.
Contact Decas Group for Services and Pricing
Unlike our competitors, Platinum Service is the everyday standard at Decas Group
- Maintenance Requests
- Sec8 knowledge
- Annual Inspections
- Rent Collection
- Evictions (if necessary)
- Ordinance Violation
- And More!
Services We Provide:
Marketing, Screening, Placement, Maint. Requests/ Rehabs, Sec8 knowledge, Annual Inspections, Rent Collection, Evictions (if necessary), Accounting, Can handle landscaping, utilities, ordinance violations, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is your management fee?
How do you handle maintenance Issues?
Each unit has a $300 reserve for work orders. If the estimate for said work comes back below the $300 limit, we take care of it without bothering the owner. If the free estimate comes back over the $300 threshold, we send it to the owner for approval or denial.
Do you deal with Sec8 or houses on Government assistance?
We are very familiar with the 3 major housing authorities in B’ham (HABD, JCHA, BESHA) and have a working relationship with the caseworkers and inspection departments for each (McCright and OHDi). We will handle the initial move-in inspections as well as annual and special inspections to ensure payments resume.
What areas do you service?
We manage homes in every corner of Greater Birmingham.
How do you handle rehabs of vacant properties?
Whether it be an unoccupied unit or your tenant has just moved out, we send our estimator out to create a courtesy scope of work for the owner. Our rehabs/estimates are created taking into consideration the location of your unit and return on investment.
How do you go about marketing your properties?
We market our units through the major sites as well as our own. Avenues such as Facebook, GoSec8 and MLS are utilitzed often in addition for more traffic.
What happens when a tenant moves out?
Upon move out, our estimator will assess the property and upon creating the scope of work, differentiate between tenant damages and normal wear and tear. Any damages are added to the tenant ledger and pursued until satisfied or sent to collections if not rectified timely.
How do you go about onboarding or management transfer from another PM?
When an owner decides to hire Decas Group to manage their properties, the main items required include the Property Management Agreement, W-9 (W-8 for international clients), current mortgage statement, or property deed, copy of their insurance policy, and a copy of their personal identification (Drivers License, state/federal ID etc).
If an owner’s property is coming from another PM, a simple introduction between their portfolio manager and previous management will suffice to facilitate a seamless transition. We will obtain all needed docs to ensure there is no interruption in payment or confusion with their existing tenants.
Do you handle accounting?
Yes, at the end of each month when funds are dispersed direct deposit into your account, you will get an Enhanced Owner Statement, Cash Flow Property Comparison Report, Delinquency Report (if applicable), Financial Review and Consolidated Cash Flow Report. We also send end of the year tax reports along with the month reports as we prefer our owners to have too much information as opposed to not enough.
Working with Decas Group
Looking for the perfect property management company doesn’t have to be a harrowing process. Decas Group is so committed to your satisfaction that we offer three customer guarantees. Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee says that if you are not happy, you can cancel at any time. Just give us a 30-day notice. Our Maintenance Guarantee includes a three-month quality guarantee.
Greater Birmingham Areas We Serve
Pell City: 35125
Pleasant Grove: 35127
Downtown Birmingham: 35203, 35222, 35212, 35234, 35207
Mt. Olive: 35117
What People Are Saying About Us
Want to Learn More?
If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with Decas Group Property Management, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.