RENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR LANDLORDS
If you are looking to find out more about our property management services, we invite you to read through our FAQs. We have provided answers to some questions that landlords or tenants often have when looking to find a new property management company or a new rental property. If you have any other questions, feel free to call our rental management team on 604-447-7275. Please note that this information is for reference only, and does NOT substitute for legal advice from a lawyer. Please consult a lawyer before making any legal decisions regarding this information.
Do you charge GST or PST?
Yes, we charge 5% GST as per federal regulations. We do not charge PST.
Do you offer discounts for multiple units?
Yes, we will look at price breaks for multiple units within the same complex.
How long have you been in business?
Fort Park Property Management and Real Estate has been officially incorporated in the province of B.C. since the summer of 2008. The principals began their real estate management and investment careers in 2003.
Do you need to be licensed to manage rental or strata properties in BC?
Yes, all property management brokerages in B.C. must be licensed by the Real Estate Council of BC according to the Real Estate Services Act, and all rental property managers and strata managers must be licensed as well. Fort Park Property Management and Real Estate is fully licensed to manage residential and strata real estate by the Real Estate Council of BC, as are all of our employees.
Do you manage fully furnished suites?
Yes, we will manage fully furnished units, but we require a minimum 6 month lease for all of our properties. We will not manage short term (less than 6 month) fully furnished units.
Who pays for marketing the property?
You do. We pay for it up front and then deduct from your first disbursement. You don’t pay a cent until your property is rented out and cash is coming in.
RENTAL MANGEMENT FOR TENANTS
How do I set up an appointment to view the property?
If you are interested in setting up an appointment please fill out the application and fax it to us. You will find our fax number on your application. We will contact you within 24 hours to set up an appointment.
How long is the lease term?
We have a 1 year lease for all rental properties however, there is always room to negotiate the term of the lease. We will not provide leases for less than 6 months.
What is the amount for the security deposit?
The security deposit for all properties is 50% of the monthly rent.
What is your Pet Policy?
The applicant must pay a fully refundable pet application fee equal to 50% of the monthly rent. The applicant must also provide a picture of their pet, and we must meet the pet.