Property Management in the Tampa Bay Area

Why work with Hoffman Realty Property Management?

– Minimal Risk.
– Annual Safety Inspections.
– Comprehensive marketing system.
– With us, what you see is what you get.

Property Management Services in Western Hillsborough County and Elsewhere in the Tampa Bay Area

As your full service Tampa Bay property management company, we can provide expertise and skill on everything from leasing to maintenance. Whether your property is in Tampa, Brandon, Riverview, or the surrounding areas, your investment will be protected and preserved. Talk to us about your specific trouble spots – our Tampa property managers will make them go away.

What Does An Excellent Property Manager Do?

We Provide These Services for Homeowners in Riverview, Odessa, and the Greater Tampa Bay Area

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Minimize Risk

We minimize your risk of owning investment property while guaranteeing your results.

Don’t turn the keys of your rental home over to just anyone. Instead, work with Hoffman Realty, the most trusted name in Tampa Bay property management, and let us do for you

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what we’ve already done for thousands of other clients over the last 30+ years. We help clients in Odessa, Lutz and elsewhere in the Tampa Bay area.

Comprehensive Marketing System

Our comprehensive Tampa Bay property management marketing system and our dedicated leasing specialists ensure that a new tenant will move into your vacant property in no time.

Combined with our 11-Step Background Screening Process, we guarantee your

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property will have a quality tenant as quickly as possible.

Our Tenant Marketing Program reaches quality renters everywhere they look for homes in Tampa Bay, including, but not limited to: Lutz, Westchase, Valrico, St. Petersburg, South Tampa, and beyond.

Annual Safety Inspections

We are the only company in Tampa Bay that performs annual safety inspections.

Regular property inspections allow us to check that all is well and proactively address any issues.

Here is how we inspect your property.

What You See Is What You Get

Our compensation is aligned with our landlord’s best interest.

Some Tampa Bay property management companies appear to have a lower upfront management fee, but the reality is that they make their money behind the scenes on the back-end,

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by operating maintenance as a profit center. With Hoffman Realty, maintenance is just a cost center, and your maintenance costs are a transparent pass-through of the vendor’s bill. We don’t profit from a landlord’s misfortune, and our property managers are not motivated to perform unnecessary repairs and maintenance.

What Can I Expect From Hoffman Realty?

Property Management Expertise for Eastern Pinellas County Homeowners

Comprehensive Marketing

✓ Rental homes will be advertised on more than 50 home rental websites.

✓ Rent quickly with a video featuring your rental property.

✓ Your property will be shown to prospective tenants 7 days per week.

✓ Get listed in the Multiple Listing Service.

✓ We rent your Tampa home faster using video tours!

Rent & Financial Management

✓ With Hoffman's property management in Tampa and the surrounding areas, your tenants can pay rent online, where it is deposited electronically into your bank account.

✓ Your account information is posted to your Landlord Portal. View when your money will arrive, monthly financial statements, year end tax statements, work orders and invoices. Download our Landlord Portal Handbook.

✓ Your security deposit refunds or claims are coordinated by us and prepared per the Florida Legal Statutes.

Communication & Coordination

✓ When you trust your property management in Tampa (or surrounding areas) with Hoffman, your tenant move-ins and move-outs, cleaning, appraisers, adjusters, repairmen, etc… are coordinated by us.

✓ You can easily communicate with us via email, telephone, emergency repair lines and through your Landlord Portal.

✓ Here because your tenant has stopped paying? We can provide you with discounted residential evictions.

✓ Your property is prepared for the market so you don’t have to.

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Tenant Screening

✓ Whether you're looking for property management in Tampa or nearby, your applicants will undergo a thorough tenant background screening.

✓ Your tenants will sign a Florida residential lease, prepared by our attorney, that protects you.

✓ Our Rental-Home Renter’s Handbook spells out in writing what we expect of your renter.

✓ Your property will have a move-in video inspection.

Property Maintenance

✓ Hoffman's property management in Tampa and the surrounding areas makes sure that your property is inspected frequently every year.

✓ Your property is repaired and maintained using reputable vendors.

✓ We ensure that tenants have a 24-hour emergency repairs telephone system for emergency maintenance requests.

✓ You have a disaster recovery plan for Hurricane Season.

How Much Does Property Management Cost In Southern Pasco County?

Our Fees For Tampa, Lutz, Westchase, and the Surrounding Areas

Rental management fees in this area are varied, and you want to be careful of discount companies that offer super-low rates. You’re going to get services to match that cost. What we charge in Tampa Bay property management fees depends on your property and your needs, so contact us for a no-cost, no-obligation discussion about your Tampa property management needs.

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Just the Basics Our Most Popular Plan All Inclusive
We Find a Tenant & You Manage Your Property
We Find a Tenant & We Manage Your Property
We Find a Tenant & We Manage Your Property
Minimum Rent $995
Our Most Popular Plan
Most Comprehensive Plan
100% of One Month Rent
$149 /month
$249 /month
Finding New Tenants - Includes Rental Analysis, Listing and Marketing, Showings, Tenant Screening, Attorney Lease and Signing, Collect Security Deposit
Finding New Tenants - Includes Rental Analysis, Listing and Marketing, Showings, Tenant Screening, Attorney Lease and Signing, Collect Security Deposit. 100% of One Month Rent
$85 Attorney Lease Fee
100% of One Month Rent
$85 Attorney Lease Fee
50% of One Month Rent
$85 Attorney Lease Fee
Lease Renewal of Existing Tenants - Includes Rental Analysis, Attorney Lease and Signing.
Lease Renewal of Existing Tenants - Includes Rental Analysis, Attorney Lease and Signing. 25% of One Month Rent
$50 Attorney Lease Fee
25% of One Month Rent
$50 Attorney Lease Fee
25% of One Month Rent
$50 Attorney Lease Fee
Extensive Website Advertising
Extensive Website Advertising
Marketing Video Walkthrough Tour
Marketing Video Walkthrough Tour
Answer Leasing Calls 24/7
Answer Leasing Calls 24/7
Convenient Tenant Showing System
Convenient Tenant Showing System
Comprehensive Pet Screening
Comprehensive Pet Screening
Detailed Move-In/Out Inspections
Detailed Move-In/Out Inspections $200 Each
Rent Collection
Rent Collection
Security Deposit Collection
Security Deposit Collection
Maintenance Coordination
Maintenance Coordination
24/7 Emergency Coverage
24/7 Emergency Coverage
Move‐In/Out Inspections
Move‐In/Out Inspections
Tenant Communications
Tenant Communications
Monthly Accounting and Statement
Monthly Accounting and Statement
Year End Reporting and 1099
Year End Reporting and 1099
Routine Repair
Routine Repair
Legal Notices
Legal Notices
Security Deposit Claims
Security Deposit Claims
Periodic Occupied Inspections
Periodic Occupied Inspections
Drive‐By Inspections
Drive‐By Inspections
Insurance Claim Oversight
Insurance Claim Oversight Hourly Rate
Property Improvement Oversight
Property Improvement Oversight Hourly Rate
Home Warranty Vendor Coordination
Home Warranty Vendor Coordination $45 Per Occurrence
Professional Photography (Optional)
Professional Photography (Optional) $300
Annual Property Review / Safety Check
Annual Property Review / Safety Check $150 $150
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100% Satisfaction Guarantee
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
21‐Day Rental Guarantee
21‐Day Rental Guarantee
Leasing Guarantee
Leasing Guarantee
Animal Damage Guarantee
Animal Damage Guarantee
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How Much Rent Can I Charge For My Western Hillsborough County Property?

Free Rental Analysis for Homeowners in St. Petersburg, FL, and Elsewhere in the Tampa Bay Area

Pricing your Tampa Bay area rental property correctly is an important step in earning the highest ROI. If you price it competitively, you’ll attract the most qualified tenants and you’ll rent it quickly. That saves you money on vacancy costs and potential damage that the wrong tenant can do.

At Hoffman Realty, we understand the local market and competition. Each neighborhood and community in Tampa Bay has its own price range and tenant pool. We’ll put together a comprehensive analysis that targets the right price for your home based on its location, size, and condition. It’s just one of the ways we deliver superior property management in Tampa and the surrounding areas.

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List Your Property with Us

To get started, we'll help you:

1. Request a FREE rental home rate evaluation.

2. Download our service guarantees and Landlord's Handbook.

3. Complete our property management agreement, additional forms and Form W-9.

4. Fax these forms to (813) 354-9278 or email to them Homes@HoffmanRealty.com.

5. Mail us a $100 check for the set-up fee.

6. Please call (888) 643-4549.

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Our Tampa property managers will answer your calls in the daytime and in the evening, 7 days a week!

Our Tampa property management serves all neighborhoods in the area, including Carrollwood and Seminole Heights.

On behalf of our entire organization, I’d like to welcome you! We look forward to taking good care of your property for you. Should you need my personal assistance, please feel free to contact me. Welcome to our family of satisfied landlords!

MaryAnn Hoffman, Broker – Owner

Toll Free: (888) 643-4549
Office: (813) 875-7474 ext 104

If You’re a Landlord with Questions, We’ve Got Answers

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Check out our free eBook, “Landlord Tips: Making the Most of Your Rental Property.” This eBook will help you:

~Understand how to increase your profits
~Learn how to avoid common landlord pitfalls
~Discover the value a Tampa property manager can bring
~How Landlords Must Hold Escrow
~Earning Positive Cash Flow
~Commanding Top Dollar for Your Rental
~Maintenance and Inspections
~Why You Need Landlord Insurance
~Finding Tenants with Hoffman Realty

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REVIEWS

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Hoffman Realty has managed our rental properties since 2013 and they are great. Not only that, but when the time arose for us to sell one of the rentals, Hoffman also listed the property and made the transition very easy for our family. …More Hoffman Realty has managed our rental properties since 2013 and they are great. Not only that, but when the time arose for us to sell one of the rentals, Hoffman also listed the property and made the transition very easy for our family. The selling process was smooth and streamlined which allowed our home to sell remarkably fast. If you are an investor or just someone seeking a home to rent, Hoffman should be the first place to contact. If you're looking to sell your home, you won't be disappointed with Hoffman's expertise in realty.
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Google Hoffman Realty Anna-Clara
Thank you, John and Linda, for finding my place in Tampa. It has been great working with you, fun and you have always been right there and with fast answers. Thanks for all the great research and negotiating you have done. Truly appreciate it!
Hoffman Realty replied on Oct 10, 2020:
Hi Anna-Clara, Thank-you got the kind words about Linda and John. You are s pleasure to serve. Andrew
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Using Hoffman Realty as my property management company. I am an out of state investor so I need a PM who is responsive and knowledgeable. Hoffman Realty does both very well. Amanda was a pleasure to work with as is the rest of the team. I highly recommend.
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Hoffman Realty in Tampa was the property manager for my condo in Ybor and later handled the sale of the condo. Their team was always fast, informative and efficient as property managers. The sale of the property was amazing. It was only …More Hoffman Realty in Tampa was the property manager for my condo in Ybor and later handled the sale of the condo. Their team was always fast, informative and efficient as property managers. The sale of the property was amazing. It was only on the market for a few days. They got a cash sale and a two week closing and a happy buyer. I don't live in the area so this level of professionalism gave my peace of mind.
Hoffman Realty replied on Sep 7, 2020:
Hi Cynthia, We appreciate your feedback and kind words, Andrew
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Even during these times where we all have to be safe and maintain a social distance...Hoffman Realty responded to my needs is their usual timely fashion. EXCELLENT response ...Thank you.
Hoffman Realty replied on May 11, 2020:
Hi Phillip, Thank you for the kind words, Andrew
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Google Hoffman Realty Daya
MaryAnn and her staff are very professional, friendly, detail oriented and very responsive. I highly recommend Hoffman Realty for any of your Real Estate needs.
Hoffman Realty replied on Sep 17, 2020:
Hi Daya, Thank you for the kind words about MaryAnn and our Team, Andrew
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Have you ever heard the saying that “it only gets better with time”? Well, that has been our experience, over the years, with Hoffman Realty. They are attentive and professional, and I know that our rentals are in good hands! Knowing that …More Have you ever heard the saying that “it only gets better with time”? Well, that has been our experience, over the years, with Hoffman Realty. They are attentive and professional, and I know that our rentals are in good hands! Knowing that they always have our best interest in mind reminds us that we made a great decision so many years ago. Thank you Hoffman Realty!
Hoffman Realty replied on Sep 14, 2020:
Hi Tammie, Thank you for the kind feedback. It means a lot coming a long-term landlord who cares for their properties and tenants like you do. MaryAnn
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We hired Hoffman Realty to manage a rental property for us since we live across the country. I have managed my own local properties for the past 16years. They always did a great job of communicating with us and letting us know what was …More We hired Hoffman Realty to manage a rental property for us since we live across the country. I have managed my own local properties for the past 16years. They always did a great job of communicating with us and letting us know what was going on. We decided to list the property for sale and they handled that too! I highly recommend Hoffman Realty and Maryann and her team are top notch!
Hoffman Realty replied on Sep 4, 2020:
Hi Jay, Thank you for the nice feedback on Hoffman Realty and MaryAnn. We will miss working for you, Andrew
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We had Hoffman Realty LLC manage our South Tampa home. Their entire team is very professional, responsive to all our concerns. The house was rented immediately. Our experience was so good with Hoffman Realty that we decided to list our …More We had Hoffman Realty LLC manage our South Tampa home. Their entire team is very professional, responsive to all our concerns. The house was rented immediately. Our experience was so good with Hoffman Realty that we decided to list our house with them after the previous tenants moved out. The home sold within a week. They made the process easy and stress free. I would highly recommend Hoffman Realty for any real estate transaction
Hoffman Realty replied on Aug 28, 2020:
Hi Roland, Thank you for the kind words. We have enjoyed getting to know you and Karen over the last 20-years, Andrew

FAQ

What insurance do I need as a Landlord?

For hazard coverage, you will need a “Dwelling Policy” for your house or a “Rented to Others” Rider for your condo. For liability coverage, make sure you have sufficient general liability coverage in your hazard policy or through a separate commercial liability policy.

If you are new to being a landlord, you should consult with your insurance agent to ensure you are properly protected.

How should a landlord hold escrow?

If your tenant gives you a security deposit, or advance rent, these funds must go into escrow. In Florida, it is best to open a separate bank account to hold escrow as the law requires that these funds not be commingled with your personal funds. The law dictates this account should be at a “Florida banking institution” and, if you choose an interest-bearing account, 75% of the interest, or 5% of the funds deposited, must be paid to your tenant.

What is a Stipulation?

A Stipulation is a court-approved Payment Plan for a tenant that has fallen behind on their rent payments to their Landlord. It is a way to avoid completing an eviction for your tenants who are serious about getting caught up.

Should I accept pets?

Almost 80% of renters in the Tampa Bay area have a pet, so landlords that promote a “no pet” policy miss a huge number of potential renters. If you limit the pool of potential renters, it takes longer to rent your property. Allowing the right kind of pets reduces your vacancy losses by ensuring that your property stays occupied and rented.

Should you rent your property furnished or unfurnished?

Typically short-term rentals are offered furnished as they are used for vacation or corporate housing. However, long-term rentals are typically offered unfurnished, because most long-term renters have their own furniture. In our experience, only a very small number of renters are looking for a furnished long-term rental in the Tampa Bay area, so it will take you a long time to find a long-term renter if you only offer your property furnished.

Should I rent my property without a background check?

All landlords want to rent their property to good tenants. The only effective (and legal) way to know if your potential new tenants will be good neighbors and trustworthy of your property is to perform a thorough background check. This should include credit, criminal, sex-offender, income, and prior landlord references. It’s better to leave your property vacant than to rent to the wrong person.

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