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One Step Realty, Inc. is proud to be a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), so you can be assured of our commitment to professional property management principles.
We have been in business in Michigan since 1978 and have developed an excellent reputation for professionalism and integrity which continues to be earned day-by-day.  Through our years of experience in Michigan, we have gained invaluable knowledge and insight of the local market. This knowledge and insight enables us to find the best tenants and earn the highest rents for your properties.

One Step Realty, Inc. has knowledge and experience in managing a wide variety of different types of properties.  We offer property management services for single homes and condos, homeowners associations, condo associations, multi-family homes and apartments, apartment complexes, and vacation homes.

Our comprehensive property management system is designed to maximize your property's investment potential and minimize your risks.  To these ends, we provide the following services:

Property Evaluation and Startup Services
Attracting Qualified Tenants
Careful Tenant Screening and Selection
Comprehensive Legal Forms and Leasing Documents
Rent Collection Services
Complete Security Deposit Handling
Property Evaluations and Protection
Repair and Maintenance Contracting and Services

Property Evaluation and Startup Services:

  • We conduct a complete initial evaluation of your property.
  • We establish market rental value based on comparables for your area.
  • We evaluate the property condition and recommend repairs and decorating.
  • We make suggestions to maximize rental value and property appreciation.
  • We identify and correct conditions that might expose you to liability.
  • We collect all necessary information and review existing documents pertaining to your property.
  • We set up your property in our computer system and create files and checklists to cover all details of handling the management
  • We comply with any applicable municipal requirements for registration or inspection
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Attracting Qualified Tenants:

  • Our extensive advertising and marketing get your property leased in the shortest possible time
  • We handle all tenant inquires and property showings.
  • Our 24-hour voice mail rental hotline never stops promoting your property.
  • We provide internet exposure for your property, complete with digital photos.
  • We have extensive contracts with relocation companies and major corporations.
  • Our huge Realtor network and multi-list service give added exposure
  • We participate in a nationwide referral program to further promote your property.
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Careful Tenant Screening and Selection:
  • We have years of experience in judging qualifications.
  • We have instant access to detailed credit information
  • We perform thorough reference checks covering employment, former landlords and credit history.
  • Each applicant is required to complete a detailed application form.
  • We conduct in-depth interviews with every rental applicant.
  • Our committee review process uses a complex scoring method to approve tenants.
  • We are a buffer for you- we do the rejecting and ask hard questions.
  • Our record of selecting excellent tenants is outstanding
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Comprehensive Legal Forms and Leasing Documents:

  • Our legal agreements cover all important areas to protect all partied
  • We have developed very comprehensive leases based on years of experience.
  • We cover all required legal disclosures, all security deposit forms and legal notice forms.
  • We comply with Security Deposit Act, Truth In Renting Act, and Lead Paint Disclosure requirements.
  • We carefully explain all legal issues and responsibilities to tenants at sign-up.
  • All tenants are required to sign written leases and supplemental agreements.
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Rent Collection Services:

  • We handle all billings, notices and collections, keeping your income flowing.
  • We apply fair but firm rent collection policies.
  • We take quick action should delinquencies occur.
  • Although problems seldom arise, we will handle legal and court issues if needed.
  • We are a buffer for you when firmness is required.
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Complete Security Deposit Handling:

  • For your protection, we collect the maximum security deposits allowed by law.
  • We handle all legal procedures and notices in conformance with State law if forfeits or damaged claims should occur.
  • We perform move-in and move-out evaluations and carefully document any chargeable items.
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Property Evaluations and Protection:

  • We perform routine drive-by inspections to monitor how your property is being maintained.
  • We conduct semi-annual interior review and take appropriate action if needed.
  • We maintain a video tape library of each property covering interior and exterior.
  • We make property condition reports upon tenant move-in and move-out.
  • We have a key control system to help protect you and the tenants against unauthorized entry.
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Repair and Maintenance Contracting and Services:

  • We have 24 hour, 7 day per week maintenance to provide you and your tenants the professional attention needed.
  • We're maintenance experts-we know houses, the problems that occur, what repairs should cost and how to get good service.
  • Anyone working on your property has proper liability and workers compensation insurance, which is added protection for you.
  • Because of our volume, we can negotiate the best prices for you with carefully chosen contractors, or we will use your licensed and insured contractor if you prefer.
  • We help prevent costly repairs though preventive maintenance.
  • We maintain a systematic follow-up procedure to make sure work is done in a timely and satisfactory manner. This provides better relations with your tenants and helps keep them in your property longer.
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One Step Realty, Inc. 6095 28th Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546