Leasing & Property Management Services

Explaining Tenant Placement Service

50% of the First Month’s Rent

Birmingham Home Leasing provides Tenant Placement Service for 50% of the first month’s rent.  Rental Customers will view your property without being escorted by an Agent of Birmingham Home Leasing and will be given access to the property by an electronic lock box.  Showing Service by Cooperating Agents is available for an additional charge.  Please contact an Agent for details.

Fees for Property Management Service

Monthly Property Management Plans begin at a flat fee of $44 per month for Limited Power of Attorney Service and costs as much as 10% of the monthly rental rate for Full Power of Attorney Service. Additional terms and conditions apply for properties 31 years and older. Contact the Broker for details.

Policy Against “Add-On” Property Management Services

Birmingham Home Leasing reserves the right to “screen” Tenants that they lease to and/or manage. Birmingham Home Leasing also reserves the right to conduct a Move In Condition Report for properties that they manage. Therefore, Birmingham Home Leasing will not agree to process a Lease for a Tenant found by the Owner or agree to manage a Tenant placed by another Broker.

The Property Owner is Responsible for Preparing the Premises for the Market

For legal and practical reasons, the Broker requires the Tenant to “approve the condition of the premises” before they are presented with a Lease to sign.  Therefore, the Landlord must remove all personal property from the premises and clean the premises before the Broker will list the property.

The following is a list of things that the Landlord’s Agent will inspect for before listing the property for rent:

  • Condition of the carpets – Unless new carpets have just been installed, the carpet must be cleaned by a professional carpet cleaning vendor, after the property is vacant.  The carpets must be cleaned using the “hot water extraction” or steam cleaning method.  The Broker will request a receipt for proof that the carpets were cleaned.
  • Remove All Personal Property & Garbage
  • Appliance Cleaning
  • Clean Kitchen Cabinets & Drawers, including underneath sink
  • Clean Bathroom Cabinets & Drawers, including underneath sinks
  • Clean Toilets & Tubs
  • Clean Kitchen & Bathroom Countertops & Sinks
  • Clean Ceiling Fans
  • Sweep & Mop Hard Surface Flooring
  • Replace Interior Burned Out Light Bulbs
  • Replace Exterior Burned Out Light Bulbs
  • Replace HVAC Filters
  • Replace Refrigerator Water Filter
  • Replace Dead Smoke Detector Batteries