We provide rental property services for owners living out-of-town, for busy building owners, retiring landlords, and homeowners that just need some advice.  We tailor flexible rental property services to fit most situations, and this lets us stand above our competition.



  1. Our average tenant stays 3 years!  Imagine the leasing commissions you’ll save by having the right tenant stay vs. needing to find a new tenant every year.
  2. We’ve been in business for over 15 years.
  3. We’re members of NARPM and the Hillsborough Association of Realtors.
  4. You can call our Express Owners Hotline, 24/7 and we will answer, even if it’s in the middle of the night.
  5. Your property is advertised on 50+ rental websites including Zillow, Trulia, Craigslist, the MLS and more, ensuring the largest available pool of tenants, therefore increasing tenant quality.
  6. Every tenant will be thoroughly screened including the following checks: background, criminal, eviction, employment, credit, bankruptcy, terrorist watch list, and more to protect you.
  7. We conduct thorough move in and move out inspections for you.
  8. Tenants can easily pay rent online and schedule repair requests.
  9. We’re available to advise our clients with property acquisition and disposition services.
  10. Our fees are straightforward and we offer a flat-rate management fee.
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Most landlords have late fees they charge when a tenant is late with rent. That’s a good policy, but what is more important than late fees is getting your rent paid as soon as possible. You need to have a...
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Lots of property owners get nervous during discussions on pets. The idea of having live animals such as dogs, cats, birds, snakes, fish and small rodents crawling around your house can certainly make you uneasy. However, there are often benefits...
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As we have told you before, at Cavalier Estates we believe that the key to being an effective landlord is finding the best tenants. If you have a tenant who is willing to take some extra steps to keep the...
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As an owner, you may not utilize a master lease very often with your tenants, but you might want to consider the opportunity with a property manager. Today, I’ll help you understand how it works and what the best techniques...
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Tenant behavior is a topic that always interests me, because I’ve found that tenants can do some pretty strange things every now and then. One of the things your tenants might do is to move in other people without your...
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Evicting a tenant is one of the worst ways to spend your time. If you can possibly avoid going to court to evict someone, I suggest you do everything you can to avoid it. It will cost you a lot...
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Not all property owners realize that it’s important to keep some cash aside to deal with maintenance issues and repairs on your rental properties. You have to have a bit of money on hand for certain things, otherwise you will...
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