There are so many benefits to hiring a professional property management team when it comes to Huatulco real estate, but in my opinion, the most important reason to do so is PEACE OF MIND. Because life in Huatulco is easy going and laid back it can make trying to get certain things done extremely frustrating.
As a general rule, your preferred real estate company should offer all services; from acting as your buyer’s agent all the way to managing and renting your vacation property.
Everyday tasks can often become a chore or even stressful for new residents that don’t speak the language or understand the ins and outs of Huatulco. A close friend always says, “getting things done for the house always feels like one step forward, and two steps back”.
Your property management company will walk you through everything when you are here and take care of all of the details while you are away! You bought that vacation home so you could relax, right? So why sweat the small stuff, when you can hire a professional to do it for you?
A myriad of questions and complications will come your way once you have purchased your piece of paradise: Where do I buy furniture? How do I open a bank account? Where do I buy pool chemicals? Who can fumigate the property? Why isn’t the internet working? And so on and so on…..
Ask your Huatulco Real Estate company to send a staff member to evaluate your property and give you a quote for monthly property management services. Likely they will personalize their quote based on your needs and requests.
What A Quote Should Include
A full service quote should include the following:
Bill Paying (utilities, phone, cable, etc)
Detailed records and monthly expense reports with Quick Books.
Employee supervision, training, and instruction
Hiring & firing staff
Home Repairs and Estimates
Filing and paying monthly and annual taxes
Receiving maintenance reports from rental tenants
Employee Pay Roll & Social Security
Acquiring and supplementing all necessary house supplies
Attending condo association meetings on behalf of absent owners
Basic automobile upkeep
Opening local bank account
Bi-weekly property visits
Check-in/Check-out with property orientation for guests
Fumigation scheduling and supervision
Each property owner should feel free to inquire about specialized arrangements as needed. Taking the first steps as a Huatulco homeowner is greatly facilitated by having a trusted professional with you along the way.