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If you own real estate and want to commission a company to manage the building, this agreement protects your interests. If you own a home management company, this contract protects your interests and provides written proof of the terms negotiated with the owner. The Treaty helps to clarify responsibilities. Not all management companies provide the same services. For example, some management companies will take responsibility for the marketing of rental properties. Others leave this obligation only to the owners. The contract will accurately reflect the tasks that the management company will perform throughout the duration of the agreement. The second part of the contract that you need to understand is your responsibility as the owner. This section of the contract defines what you are obliged to do by signing the agreement and what prevents you. You want to try to avoid signing a long agreement until you have proven results from the management company and confidence in it. Unfortunately, most management companies will not sign a contract for less than a year. In this case, you should carefully review the termination clause and ensure that you can terminate the contract if you are not satisfied with the service. It is possible to conclude an oral agreement for this type of partnership.

Oral agreements may be enforceable by law, but it can be difficult to prove without written registration what the agreement was. Make sure that the management agreement contains a clear termination or termination clause. It should be indicated why and when the administrator/management company has the right to terminate the contract and when you, the owner, have the right to terminate the contract. They want to make sure that the management agreement includes a section refining that they support equal opportunities. It should say that they will abide by both state and federal fair housing laws. You should look for a contract that does not require a reason to terminate the agreement. You also want a clause that will allow you to terminate the contract without penalty if the management company does not find a tenant within a set period. Administrative tax is the most common type of fee that a home manager collects.

Pay attention to how this fee is broken down. Use this contract to define responsibility in the management of the property, so that there are no misunderstandings. With excellent communication, there is less chance of arguing unnecessarily and there is a greater benefit for all residents because the building is better maintained. You often have to pay a fee for early termination of the contract. These fees range from a few hundred dollars to the payment of all fees accrued by the management company during the remaining term of the contract. To protect yourself, make sure the agreement contains a “due diligence” clause. For example, the manager is not held liable if the recruitment of a third party demonstrates “due diligence”, also known as being expected to do his research and not hire a contractor with a history of complaints against them. Any agreement should be designed in such a way as to best match both parties and the property itself. For example, an agreement for a commercial property that houses several companies requires specific thinking for the companies that are in the building. A residential property may have different considerations. If you hire a concierge, you should carefully check their management contract.

You need to make sure you understand the responsibilities of the administrator and the responsibilities of the owner and make sure that you are protected if the manager does not meet his obligations. Whether you own a building or are considering taking on the responsibility of becoming a home manager, a well-written property management contract is a necessity. . . .