Looking for the very best property management companies in Little Rock?
With nearly half of properties being renter-occupied and a steadily rising rent rate, investors may have their eye on the Little Rock market.
Not only is the Camp Joseph Robinson Army Base nearby to bring in plenty of short-term residents, but there’s also a low-barrier to entry into the market and it’s Section 8-friendly.
Interested in learning more about the Little Rock market? We recommend checking out this episode of the Real Estate Investor Podcast: Is Little Rock the Best Market for Investors in 2023?
Whether you’re interested in tapping into this high-demand market or you’ve already claimed your space, the next step is finding a property manager.
The right property manager teams up with you to:
Unless they’re planning on going full-time into management, many investors prefer having a trusted PM to communicate with tenants, coordinate maintenance, perform inspections and keep in line with local Little Rock landlord-tenant laws. You may be one of those investors.
However, choosing the right property manager can be a job of its own. That’s why we put together this list of property management companies to get you started.
Let’s dive in!
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Evernest was established in 2008 at the beginning of the housing crisis. Our founder, Matthew Whitaker, was left with 30 investment properties that he intended to sell but was unable to do so when the residential housing market crashed. So he began a search to locate a property manager who shared his management philosophies and ideals. Later on in the year, Matthew launched Evernest and we officially opened for business.
In the last 15 years, Evernest has grown from a team of 3 to a nationwide company with over 400 team members. Evernest is based in Birmingham and operates in 33 real estate markets across the US, including Little Rock.
With Evernest you’ll receive in-house maintenance, no fees for cancellation, and a waived lease fee if a resident leaves within the first year. Evernest guarantees a qualified renter for your unit within 21 days, or your first two months of management are free. A 24-hour hotline is available to residents as well.
Founded by Jamie Hoffman, Hoffman Team Real Estate services the Little Rock market with both property management and brokerage services.
Their mission is simple: survey, screen, and sell. They take note of the property’s condition before move-in to mitigate risk and hold tenants accountable. Applicants are screened through background and employment checks. Hoffman Realty utilizes a pre-screened pool of potential tenants that they market properties to.
The team is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week in case of emergencies.
Security deposits are held in their escrow account and monthly statements are sent out within the first two weeks of each month.
The H Group is a full-service property management company located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
They advertise properties through several channels, including Craigslist, a 24-hour rent line, and the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Tenants are screened through criminal screenings, credit checks, and work history. Once the tenant is chosen, they sign using an attorney-approved lease.
Security deposits are held in their escrow account.
During the lease term, The H Group has a 24-hour phone line, provides monthly reports to owners, and coordinates maintenance.
Rainey Realty is a local Little Rock property management company that has been in business for over half a century. They handle both leasing and maintenance services.
They market the property through both physical and online channels. During the showing process, Rainey Realty utilizes interactive video tours and floor plans to give potential residents an idea of the property without leaving their homes. Applicants are screened with a background check.
They are on call 24/7 for maintenance. Drive-by inspections are performed every 60-90 days to check the property’s condition. Videos are also taken during inspections and uploaded to the owner portal. Rent is distributed via direct deposit.
Rainey Realty has no cancellation fees in case owners aren’t satisfied with their service.
Real Property Management is a franchise company with offices in over 45 states across the country. Their Hometown branch has offices in both Hot Springs and Brenton. The first office covers both North and Central Little Rock.
They offer an online portal for owners to be informed of every step in the leasing and management process.
Marketing, property screenings, applicant screenings via credit and criminal background checks, and a leasing agent are included in their leasing services.
Once the property is rented, they take care of rent collection, inspections, accounting, and maintenance coordination.
An eviction protection plan is offered to protect owners from those potential fees.
Solid Rock Property Management is a family-owned, full service company based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The team walks owners through the process of making the property rent-ready. They perform online advertising, tenant screenings, and move-in/move-out inspections. A lockbox is used for convenient showings.
During the lease-term, Solid Rock collects rent, coordinates maintenance, and pays the bills on your behalf. Owners are emailed detailed monthly statements.
Evictions are handled at an additional cost.
Every investor has their own set of goals and circumstances. For some, a smaller, single-market PM might be better. For others, a multi-market company that offers both brokerage and property management services may fit the bill.
For out-of-state investors especially, finding a PM who is boots-on-the-ground daily in the market, understands the local laws, and knows the culture is key to a successful renting experience.
If you’re wondering if Evernest is that trusted partner, we’d be happy to connect with you. To get you started, our Little Rock site has a FREE rental report, pricing calculator, and more. Click here to get your free resources>>
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