Thank you for your interest in renting your property through The Litchfield Company rental management program. We
would welcome the opportunity to provide you with a professional rental management representation for your home.
For over 40 years The Litchfield Company has been involved in the successful rental of resort properties in the Coastal
Carolinas with locations from Murrell’s Inlet to Pawley's Island, and on down to Georgetown, SC. As one of the largest
individual rental companies in the area and our experience in this market, we feel confident your home will make an excellent
addition to our rental program.
A recognized leader in the rental market, The Litchfield Company is committed to bringing you the same quality standards of
service that have produced over 550 individually owned properties entrusted to our care. A fully diversified management company,
we offer a full variety of rental options to include annual, seasonal and vacation rentals. All are backed by a professional staff
dedicated to maximizing your rental income potential and maintaining the quality of your property.
We have developed a style of property management that ensures that your unit is being properly taken care of and represented on
your behalf. Our on-site maintenance personnel are on-call and available 24 hours a day. All of our maintenance staff members remain
vigilant and ready for any call we send their way.
Before renting out a unit, we take the steps necessary to protect your property. We carry out both background and
credit checks on potential tenants, as well as verify their monthly income, collect an initial security deposit, and
require receipts of utilities being switched into their name at the lease signing. We are happy to complete these tasks
in order to protect your investment and provide you with the peace of mind that all homeowners should have.
Our Services Include
Selection of qualified tenants through our extensive application process
Leasing and management of the property to include any necessary maintenance
An aggressive marketing and advertising program to rent your unit.
Inspection of the property at lease end and disbursement of security deposits
Monthly accounting of income / expense and year end 1099 reporting
Aside from maintaining your property, we also work diligently to ensure that our properties are advertised
and promoted in the most beneficial ways in order to attract renters. Furthermore, we have the most up-to-date
technology and marketing strategies, which we use to locate and appeal to potential tenants. Once a unit is posted
to our website, www.litchfieldannualrentals.com, the advertisement is also posted to many other websites, including:
The Litchfield Company would be honored to manage your property. We are advocates of our homeowners, and we
strive and work effortlessly to bring a positive experience to property owners and tenants alike. As one of
the largest individual rental companies in the South Strand and our experience in this market, we feel confident
your home will make an excellent addition to our rental program.
Frequently Asked Questions
What services will you provide for my home?
Our attentive property management team handles all the details and logistics of your rental from competitive market pricing and leading edge marketing media channels, to our established screening process to provide qualified tenants to place in your well-maintained rental property. We offer a wide range of services to protect and maintain the value of your property.
Do you provide maintenance?
Our team of trained maintenance engineers provide 24/7 on-call emergency maintenance along with minor repairs and preventative maintenance. We also manage contractors and vendors for you, ensuring the job is done correctly at a fair cost saving you money in the long run. Our hands-on management team conducts routine preventative maintenance inspections along with complete move out inspections after each tenant prior to releasing security deposit.
How long is the rental contract term?
You are not obligated to a lengthy management contract, we can determine the best plan for you and your property before marketing your home. To terminate the contract a 60-day notice in writing is required. Once a lease is in place with a tenant, law requires the contract to be honored in full.
What is your accounting cycle?
Each month, we will provide owners with an accounting of income and expenses. Statements are available online through your convenient owner portal. Rental funds are dispersed on the 15th of each month conveniently through direct deposit to your bank account.
Do you offer any other sources of advertising?
We lead the way in reaching prospective tenants, with over 40 online listing sites, various trusted and proven print publications and client referral we ensure maximum market exposure for your rental property.