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Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the average property management fee in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz property management fees average from 8% to 12% of the monthly rent. Poplar Homes property management fees start at 8% of the monthly rent for Standard Management
2. What property management services does Poplar offer in Santa Cruz
Poplar Homes offers two service tiers: Standard Management and Poplar 360.
Our Leasing service includes marketing your listing on multiple listings, on-demand Self-Tours, quick and thorough tenant screening, and lease preparation. With our Leasing service, you can get high-quality renters for a one-time leasing fee of 75% of the 1st month’s rent for Santa Cruz properties.
Basic Management is our comprehensive property management plan with a one-time leasing fee of 50% of the first month’s rent and a monthly recurring fee of 8% of the rent (or a minimum of $150). It includes all our Leasing services plus the following:
- 3D Virtual Tours
- Move-in and move-out inspections
- Automated online rent payments
- Easy online expense and income tracking
- 24/7 maintenance support
- Rent guarantee and eviction coverage*
*Poplar Homes’ Rent Guarantee and Eviction Coverage have been reinstated as of March 7, 2022. All new and current customers are eligible for these service features, subject to existing terms and conditions.
3. What is Poplar 360
Poplar Homes 360 is our all-inclusive maintenance service that helps owners maintain and upgrade their property to get maximum return with little to no effort.
Our 360 services include all Leasing and Standard Management features plus maintenance credit of up to $3000* and capital improvement credits upon each renewal year. For properties in Santa Cruz, there is a one-time leasing fee of 50% of one month’s rent and a monthly recurring fee of 11% of the rent (or a minimum of $235) for Poplar 360.
*Terms and conditions apply. Check out Poplar Homes 360 page for more details.