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.

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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.

BASIC
Our most basic plan

STANDARD
Best fit for most owners

PEACE OF MIND
Everything Included

Just the Basics Our Most Popular Plan All Inclusive
$99 /month
$149 /month
$249 /month
Finding New Tenants
Finding New Tenants 100% of One Month Rent
$60 Attorney Lease Fee
100% of One Month Rent
$60 Attorney Lease Fee
50% of One Month Rent
Attorney Lease Fee Included
  Lease Renewal of Existing Tenants
Lease Renewal of Existing Tenants 50% of One Month Rent
$50 Attorney Lease Fee
25% of One Month Rent
$50 Attorney Lease Fee
25% of One Month Rent
Attorney Lease Fee Included
  Tenant Screening
Tenant Screening
  Rent Collection
Rent Collection
  Security Deposit Collection
Security Deposit Collection
  Maintenance Coordination
Maintenance Coordination
  24/7 Emergency Coverage
24/7 Emergency Coverage
  Online Access
Online Access
  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—Home Warranty
Routine Repair—Home Warranty $50 Per Occurrence
  Legal Notices
Legal Notices $50 each
  Security Deposit Claims
Security Deposit Claims $100
  Insurance Claim Oversight
Insurance Claim Oversight 10% of Claim
  Property Improvement Oversight
Property Improvement Oversight 10% of Repair Cost
  Periodic Occupied Inspections
Periodic Occupied Inspections $125 each
  Drive‐By Inspections
Drive‐By Inspections $50 each
  Annual Property Review / Safety Check
Annual Property Review / Safety Check $150 $150
  Professional Photography (Optional)
Professional Photography (Optional) $250
  100% Satisfaction Guarantee
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  21‐Day Rental Guarantee
21‐Day Rental Guarantee
  Leasing Guarantee
Leasing Guarantee
  Animal Damage Guarantee
Animal Damage Guarantee
  SureVestor Landlord Risk Insurance
SureVestor Landlord Risk Insurance Optional

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.

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.

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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412 Reviews

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5.0/5
Oct 15, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Jenny
We rented a condo for five years and received great maintenance every time. A special shout-out to Amanda Coffman for her exceptional work with us.
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5.0/5
Sep 30, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Megan
My brother and I inherited a family property that we chose to sell because we both live out of state. Before finding the Hoffman Realty group, we were nervous and unsure about how the process would go. I'm so happy to say that from our first correspondence with Amanda and MaryAnn, we knew we were in the right hands. They had helpful answers to all of our questions and made the process so easy that being out of state didn't even seem to matter. They had a buyer lined up in just a week and handled every step of the process seamlessly! I was impressed with their great teamwork and professionalism and am so thankful to Hoffman Realty for making an otherwise daunting process so pleasant.
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5.0/5
Sep 25, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Luis
Great team of people and very simple application process. Recently moved into one of their properties. Would highly recommend.
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Sep 21, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Mbgreen20
I've had multiple rentals managed by Hoffman for the last 10 years. I'm a property manager in another state so I know the business and these guys are top notch. They manage my homes well, keep them occupied with low vacancy rate, and helped me sell one of my homes recently. I've used multiple property managers until I found my home with Hoffman.
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4.0/5
Sep 5, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Becky
I leased a home through Hoffman Reality. I would go through this company again. Customer Service and professionalism were great. Emergency work orders were always handled within hours!
Hoffman Realty replied on Sep 7, 2019:
Hi Becky, Thank you for your nice feedback. Andrew
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5.0/5
Aug 22, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Grace
Hoffman Realty managed a Property we had in Tampa. They did an excellent job. Any concerns I had were addressed promptly. Their statements were always timely and easy to access on line. Their on line service is very good. When it came time to sell the property, it was sold in a short time. Many thanks to all the Hoffman Realty team.
Hoffman Realty replied on Aug 18, 2019:
Hi Grace, Thank you for the kind words. We enjoyed working for you, MaryAnn
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5.0/5
Aug 21, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Che
I don't regret my choice to go with Hoffman Realty to manage my property. They were very professional and made sure my house was well maintained. After 5 years as my property manager, my house was so well maintained that when it came time to sell I didn't have to repair anything. Thank you for taking such great care of our house and us as customers.
Hoffman Realty replied on Aug 20, 2019:
Hi Che, Thank you very much, your feedback means a lot to us, Andrew
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5.0/5
Jul 27, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Tammy
I highly recommended Hoffman Realty. They were my property managers for almost 3 years and it was a good experience from beginning to end. MaryAnn, Amanda and Pamela were fantastic to work with-very professional, helpful and courteous. This is a great company to work with!
Hoffman Realty replied on Jul 28, 2019:
Hi Tammy, Thank you very much. We enjoyed working for you over the last 3 years, MaryAnn
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5.0/5
Jul 21, 2019
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If you want your rental properties in safe hands, I recommend Hoffman Realty LLC. Hoffman Realty LLC has managed my property for 4 years. The staffs are there ready to help their customers, and you can feel a great team work there. I am so pleased to choose Hoffman Reality.
Hoffman Realty replied on Jul 22, 2019:
Hi Jingtao, Thank you for your kind words. We really appreciate it, MaryAnn
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Jul 12, 2019
Google Hoffman Realty Nichole
MaryAnn and her team made my transition from young homeowner to landlord so easy. I was incredibly nervous about the process, but she and her team handled everything and gave me peace of mind. When I decided I wanted to sell my place, she and her team handled everything seamlessly as well. Being out of state now, I was concerned about the distance, but it proved to be no problem for them. Her team is always professional and responsive. Thanks, Hoffman Realty!
Hoffman Realty replied on Jul 13, 2019:
Hi Nichole, We are so glad that we could could help you through the process. Thank you for the nice words about the Hoffman Realty team! MaryAnn

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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