Management Checklist

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Does your property management company: Griswold
Real Estate
1. Maintain the distinguished Accredited Management Organization (AMO) recognized by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), which has been awarded to only 3% of the management companies in the U.S.? X    
2. Have a Certified Property Manager (CPM) or Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) actively managing your property? X    
3. Have active memberships with the San Diego County Apartment Association and the California Apartment Association? X    
4. Have separate trust accounts for each client rather than a master trust account containing multiple owners’ funds? X    
5. Have minimum one-million dollar ($1,000,000) Bond-Comp Fidelity, Errors and Omissions and General Liability insurance policies? X    
6. Provide in-house maintenance that only charges the actual cost of labor and materials without any surcharges, mark-ups, administrative fees or similar add-ons? X    
7. Send all tenant late charges, eviction servicing fees, laundry and vending income and the like directly back to the owner? X    
8. Pass along any volume purchasing discounts fully and directly to clients for appliances, carpeting and other items without any mark-ups? X    
9. Have well qualified personnel to manage the day-to-day activities? X    
10.  Give pre-employment screenings that include thorough background checks conducted by an independent security consultant, plus drug and alcohol testing by a certified lab? X    
11.  Maintain a current broker’s license without any history of violations? (Visit the BRE's website to verify). X