Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Are you licensed?

    A: Yes, we are licensed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.
  • Q: Can I reach you after hours?

    A: Yes, we have 24/7 emergency on call services at 985.868.3031.
  • Q: Can you put the money directly into my account?

    A: Yes, we provide direct deposit of funds to your account.
  • Q: Do I get to see the lease or sign it?

    A: Our leases are available for your review. As part of our property management services, we sign the lease with the tenant on your behalf. With our tenant placement services, we will provide you with a qualified tenant, who will sign your lease.
  • Q: Do you sell real estate too?

    A: Yes! Our staff REALTORS® are ready to assist buyers, sellers, and investment property owners.
  • Q: How and when do I get my checks?

    A: Collected rents are typically distributed twice a month by direct deposit.
  • Q: How is rent collection handled?

    A: Under property management services, we collect the rent on your behalf. With tenant placement services, you would collect the rent directly from your tenants.
  • Q: How long of a lease do you sign?

    A: Although lease lengths vary, the typical residential lease is one year. We will work with you to determine the best strategy for your property and your goals.
  • Q: How much security deposit do you charge the tenant?

    A: A typical security deposit equals one month's rent, however the amount can vary depending on a number of factors.
  • Q: How soon can you start managing my property?

    A: After an initial meeting and onsite evaluation, we can generally complete the set up process in just a few days. For out of state owners, we can even complete the signing process online.
  • Q: What type of properties do you manage?

    A: We manage single family homes, condos, and apartments.
  • Q: What type of reports do I get and how often?

    A: We typically send monthly accounting statements, inspection reports, and a year-end statement for tax purposes.
  • Q: Who holds the tenant security deposit?

    A: We usually hold the security deposit on your behalf in a security trust account in accordance with the laws established by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. For tenant placement services, you would be responsible for holding the security deposit.
  • Q: Am I required to make my property available to Section 8?

    A: There is no provision in the Housing Act requiring landlords to accept Section 8 Vouchers.