We specialize in managing condos, townhomes, and single family homes.

Owner FAQs

Answers to your common questions

Am I required to make my property available to Section 8?

No, absolutely not. In fact, most of our properties do not accept Section 8.


Are you licensed?
We have a Broker’s license through the California Bureau of Real Estate. In addition, we will only send bonded and licensed contractors to perform maintenance on your home. 

Can you put the money directly into my account?
Yes. In fact this is the preferred method for paying owners.

Do I get to see the lease or sign it?
We can send an electronic version of the lease to you at anytime. We as your property manager will act in your behalf and sign the lease for you.

Do you sell real estate too?
Yes. We have a dedicated Real Estate Agent who specializes in selling single family homes.

How and when do I get my checks?
We will mail or deposit your monthly check by the 15th of each month. 

How is rent collection handled?
Tenants can pay rent electronically via e-check, debit/credit card, or electronic cash. They can also pay via personal check, cashier’s check, or money order. We do not accept cash.

How long of a lease do you sign?
We typically sign a one year lease with the tenants, but can sign a longer and shorter lease according to your preferences.

How much security deposit do you charge the tenant?
We always collect at least one month’s rent. If the tenant has pets, we will collect $300-$500 extra.

How soon can you start managing my property?
Right away! And you won’t pay anything until after we find a qualified to live in your property.

What type of properties do you manage?

We specialize in managing single family homes.


What type of reports do I get and how often?
You will receive a monthly income/expense report via email, a year end report that summarizes the income/expenses of your property, and a yearly inspection report with suggestions on how to retain the value of your property.

Who holds the tenant security deposit?
The property owner holds the tenant security deposit.

DMS Properties
P.O. Box 578
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

T: (714) 952-4950
E: info@dmsprops.com

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