Property Management

What Cove Realty Offers for All Property Management Cottages:

  • Evaluation of your Property to determine fair, optimum results
  • Advertise your property on our free rental list at no cost
  • Advertise, with picture, on our Cove Realty Website
  • Advertise on the World Wide Web at no cost to you
  • We provide distinctive "For Rent" Signs
  • Receive calls, arrange appointments to show property, make vacation reservations
  • Complete, written applications for required processing
  • Written move-in/move-out condition report
  • Collection of Rent, deposits, application fees, etc.
  • Respond to tenant calls regarding maintenance, concerns, complaints; and log actions taken
  • Computerized Monthly and Annual Statements via Mail
  • Issuing 1099’s
  • Compliance with current Housing Regulations
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Supervised Repairs
  • Delivering 3-Day or 30-Day Notices
  • Preparing Documents with Attorney on Evictions
  • Move-In/Move-Out Inspections

Payment of Expenses (Tailored to your needs):

  • insurance
  • mortgage
  • electric
  • sanitation service
  • property taxes
  • water
  • miscellaneous

Services to our Home Owners for Permanent (Year 'Round) Rentals
We qualify tenants for your income property
We conduct personal interviews of prospective tenants
We verify employment income
We verify bank ratings
We perform a credit check through TRW and Trans Union Credit Bureaus
We check eviction history and we contact owners of previous residences
We provide classified advertising
We network with local Real Estate Companies
We provide Internet advertising and 24 hour voice recording
We show your property with licensed Realtors

We Also:
Provide monthly statements
Collect all rents and any late charges from the tenants monthly
Provide complete and low cost required property maintenance/repairs

In Addition, our Home Owners Receive from our Professionals:

  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of building management and maintenance - from fiscal analysis to carpentry and electrical inspections with a supervisory staff of over 25 year of combined experience and a licensed maintenance staff with over 30 years of combined service
  • Same day service in most cases, including 24-hour emergency response
  • Maintenance on-call and back-up system with one central phone number
  • Everyone in our staff lives in and is actively involved in the community - so, we are able to give you an indepth view of the culture and activities of the Outer Banks
  • Cove Realty’s “Preferred Customer” status with suppliers in critical product and service areas - such as wood and electrical supplies, sandbags and more, translates into reliable, master quality service for you
  • From the smallest task to the largest project, we will provide timely, responsive service
  • Our solid commitment to service and our superior business practices have resulted in long-term relationships with our clients - as seen in the many letters we have received from our satisfied home owners

 

Management Fees and Costs

Our management fees are negotiable and range between 12-18% of gross rents collected, depending on both the number and/or types of cottages owned. The length of the contract is for one year is negotiable. We welcome your interview. Come in and see for yourself the value we offer our home owners. Our management agreement describes in further detail our services, your obligations to us and to your tenants.

There is NO management fee charged to our home owners for vacant income property! Our fees are based on services provided and are quoted to our income owners on an individual basis. Fees are deducted from rents received each month.

OBX Best of the Beach

OBX Best of the Beach

Providing worry-free vacations through friendly service and care, we thank you for making Cove Realty an Outer Banks Best of the Beach Winner for the 4th year in a row!

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Specials

Specials

Throughout the year, some of our Outer Banks rental homes may feature unique specials for various weeks.  Click here to see a list of all current specials!

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Dog Friendly Homes

Dog Friendly Homes

Why board your dog while on vacation when you can bring them with you to the beach! View our many available Outer Banks pet-friendly rentals now!

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Sea Side Inn

Sea Side Inn

The Seaside Inn of Hatteras, formally the Atlantic View Hotel, was the first hotel built on Hatteras Island in 1928. View available rooms at this historic site and book today!

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