D.W.M Property Management and Maintenance

Somerville Property Management - Cambridge Property Management

D.W.M. Property Management and Maintenance Services is a partner in your investment; our goal is to ensure your peace of mind in that investment. We manage and maintain properties in the greater Boston area including Somerville, Cambridge, Belmont, Medford, Arlington and Watertown.

We work with you to develop a personalized plan that meets your tenancy requirements, investment goals, and budget. Our monthly property management fees includes rentalĀ services, 24 hour emergency on-call service and periodic interior and exterior inspections.

Unlike many property management firms, we do not charge our contracted clients for rental services. These services include advertising online, the tenant interview process, tenant move-in assistance/key service, and walking through a checklist with the tenant on move-in and move-out. We will conduct applicant screenings, such as income, crinimal and credit checks; any fees for these services are a pass through from the relevant agencies.

Our property management services include:

  • Bookkeeping services
  • Rent collection
  • Escrow account management
  • Tenant security deposity management
  • Payment of condo fees
  • Property taxes
  • Mortgage payments
  • Property insurance payments
  • Preparation of lease renewal and cover letter
  • 24 hour emergency on-call service
  • Oversight of property improvements (as needed)
  • Contractor selection, coordination, contract preparation, and job siteĀ 
    supervision for contracted services and routine maintenance
  • Maintenance of tenant database, including tenant and maintenance issues
  • Condo association contact
  • Periodic property inspections

Additional services we offer include:

  • Move out inspections
  • Dispensation of security deposit account
  • Work with tenant for move-out cleaning services
  • Investigate checks returned for insufficient funds
  • Late rent - demand for payment form preparation
  • Eviction notice preparation
  • Eviction proceedings (legal assistance required)

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