Columbus Property Management for Savvy Rental Owners and Real Estate Investors

Our property management packages are specifically designed to align our incentives with yours – maximizing returns, minimizing liability, and retaining happy, paying tenants month after month.

You may have come across other Columbus property management companies that are little more than a loosely affiliated group of real estate agents who do property management work on the side.

Not us. We are a dedicated team doing nothing but property management.

Property Management Services Aligned with Your Real Estate Investment Goals

Leasing Your Rental Property Quickly to Excellent Tenants

Our very first priority is getting vacant units rented quickly to the best tenants. Whether you’re looking for property management in Columbus or in another part of Franklin County, we know the market and we know how to lease rentals like yours. We’ll prepare your listing, market your property, and show it to prospective residents. Once lease applications are received, we’ll perform a comprehensive tenant screening.

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We lease properties in all Columbus neighborhoods, including Old Town East, Downtown, Clintonville, and Italian Village.

We also lease properties in the surrounding suburbs including Dublin, Hilliand, Worthington, Westerville, and Grove City.

Oh – and our leasing process is completely free.

You won’t pay a leasing fee or a tenant placement fee because we believe in finding great tenants and keeping them in the property for as long as possible.

Stellar Property Management Using Thorough Systems and Processes

Originally engineers, we understand structure and attention to detail. We also know that processes and procedures can make a huge difference in the success of your rental property. So, we’ve developed and implemented some systems that work well for property management – and we continue to improve upon them daily.

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Whether it’s lease signing or rent collection or maintenance scheduling – we are a consistent and effective Columbus property management company.

We help owners in all Columbus neighborhoods, including: Short North, Harrison West, German Village & Marble Cliff.

Our systems are designed for single-family homes and small to medium-sized commercial multifamily properties (up to 99 units).

We work intentionally and effectively, so you don’t have to worry about a single property management detail.

Transparent Property Management Accounting

You can count on us to do what we do best, and you won’t be left wondering what’s happening at your property and whether your rent is coming in on time. We have a totally transparent online platform for you to use. Log into your Owner Portal to check any activity happening at your investment property including, rent collections, maintenance invoices, and financial transactions.

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If you’re looking for Columbus property management that can help with the accounting of your rental property, look no further.

We provide detailed and accurate accounting statements every time we pay you rent.

You’ll also receive an annual report that breaks down the performance of your investment. We can help you get organized at tax time and provide any accounting reports or details that will help you understand the income and expenses associated with your rental home.

You can also send us messages with any additional questions you may have, and we’ll respond within 24 hours.

Working with owners in all of Columbus, which covers the zip codes 43205, 43215, 43214, 43016, and 43230.

Managing Single Family Homes

Outsource your responsibilities to expert property managers who will provide a comprehensive service that include but are not limited to finding and screening tenants and maintenance.

RL Property Management helps owners generate wealth by delivering world class management.

Managing Multi-Family Homes

RL Property Management will oversee day to day responsibilities for all tenants within the complex. Our expert complex management leads to a lower number of tenant turnovers as well as maximizing the return on your multi-unit property rental.

We are the local experts.

Free Rental Analysis for Buy-and-Hold Property Investors

The Columbus rental market is complicated. We work with long-term investors who have high quality rental properties for which they need leasing and management services. If you’re an investor with long-term goals, we can make sure you meet and exceed those goals by delivering full-service management that delivers better financial outcomes, more free time for you, and zero headaches. Our time is valuable, and we spend it managing outstanding properties in desirable areas for top-notch landlords and tenants.

Contact us to see if your property qualifies for our expert management services.

Contact Us at (614) 725-3059 or click the button below to get a rental analysis report.

Services and Pricing

Bronze
Silver
Gold
Monthly Management Fee $99 $109 $149
Leasing Fee No Charge No Charge No Charge
Lease Renewal Fee $250 $250 $250
Account Setup Fee (per unit) $300(waived for occupied units!) $300(waived for occupied units!) $300(waived for occupied units!)
Comprehensive Tenant Screening incl. Credit, Criminal
Rent Collection
24/7 Emergency & Non-Emergency Maintenance Mgmt
Advertising & Marketing (Including automated showings)
Online Property Owner Portal
Financial Recordkeeping
Monthly Statements (by email, PDF format)
Direct Deposit of Rents
Year-End Statement
In-House Maintenance Service ($56/hr); Outside vendor bills subject to 10% project manangement fee
Move-in & Move-out Inspections
Per-Item Maintenance Approval Limit $1500 $500 $250
Early Termination Fee $450 $450 $450
Support for Owner Handling Property Repairs (if vacant)
Support for Associations (HOA/COA)
Support for Using Owner’s Preferred Vendors
Support for Pre-Leasing
Owner Gets Final Tenant Approval

Bronze

Monthly Management Fee: $99
Leasing Fee: No Charge
Lease Renewal Fee: $250

Account Setup Fee (per unit)

$300. Waived for occupied units.

Per-Item Maintenance Approval Limit

$1,500.

Early Termination Fee

$450.

Comprehensive Tenant Screening

incl. Credit, Criminal.

Rent Collection

More information.

24/7 Emergency & Non-Emergency Maintenance Mgmt

More information.

Advertising & Marketing (Including automated showings)

More information.

Online Property Owner Portal

More information.

Financial Recordkeeping

More information.

Monthly Statements (by email, PDF format)

More information.

Direct Deposit of Rents

More information.

Year-End Statement

More information.

In-House Maintenance Service

($56/hr); Outside vendor bills subject to 10% project management fee

Move-in & Move-out Inspections

More information.

Silver

Monthly Management Fee: $109
Leasing Fee: No Charge
Lease Renewal Fee: $250

Account Setup Fee (per unit)

$300. Waived for occupied units.

Per-Item Maintenance Approval Limit

$500.

Early Termination Fee

$450.

Comprehensive Tenant Screening

incl. Credit, Criminal.

Rent Collection

More information.

24/7 Emergency & Non-Emergency Maintenance Mgmt

More information.

Advertising & Marketing (Including automated showings)

More information.

Online Property Owner Portal

More information.

Financial Recordkeeping

More information.

Monthly Statements (by email, PDF format)

More information.

Direct Deposit of Rents

More information.

Year-End Statement

More information.

In-House Maintenance Service

($56/hr); Outside vendor bills subject to 10% project management fee

Move-in & Move-out Inspections

More information.

Support for Owner Handling Property Repairs (if vacant)

More information.

Support for Associations (HOA/COA)

More information.

Gold

Monthly Management Fee: $149
Leasing Fee: No Charge
Lease Renewal Fee: $250

Account Setup Fee (per unit)

$300. Waived for occupied units.

Per-Item Maintenance Approval Limit

$250.

Early Termination Fee

$450.

Comprehensive Tenant Screening

incl. Credit, Criminal.

Rent Collection

More information.

24/7 Emergency & Non-Emergency Maintenance Mgmt

More information.

Advertising & Marketing (Including automated showings)

More information.

Online Property Owner Portal

More information.

Financial Recordkeeping

More information.

Monthly Statements (by email, PDF format)

More information.

Direct Deposit of Rents

More information.

Year-End Statement

More information.

In-House Maintenance Service

($56/hr); Outside vendor bills subject to 10% project management fee

Move-in & Move-out Inspections

More information.

Support for Owner Handling Property Repairs (if vacant)

More information.

Support for Associations (HOA/COA)

More information.

Owner Gets Final Tenant Approval

More information.

Support for Pre-Leasing

Pre-leasing means we will attempt to show the property while occupied (either by the property owner or the current tenant)

Support for Using Owner’s Preferred Vendors

More information.

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All prices are per-unit. Setup Fees negotiable for 5+ unit portfolios! Contact us for more details at 614-725-3059 or email peter@rlpmg.com. Please note the following items are not supported for any plan:

  • Owner handling their own property repairs on occupied units
  • Home Warranties

Special Note OSU Campus Rental Properties: Leasing fee of 1/2 of month's rent will apply for OSU-area student rental properties. Pre-leasing is included.

VOLUME DISCOUNTS (applies to monthly management fee and setup fees):

  • 5 -10 units: 10%

  • 11-25 units :15%

  • 26-40 units: 20%

  • 41-60 units: 25%

  • 61-99 units: 30%

Working with RL Property Management Group to Maximize ROI and Minimize Risk

We’ve been buying and managing investment property throughout Columbus, Ohio since 2008. We have an extremely high lease renewal rate and have built systems over time to attract and retain high-quality tenants. Contact us to find out how we can increase your profits while reducing the time commitment and stress that comes with owning rental properties.

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“Very professional property managers. Pleasure to work with. I highly recommend to tenants and landlords alike.”

~Elie

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What Our Clients Say About Us

4.8 /5
35 Reviews

Sep 7, 2019
Google RL Property Management Group Chris
Peter and his team are rockstars! Wouldn’t trust my property with anyone else!
Aug 28, 2019
Google RL Property Management Group Joy
I have been renting with RLPMG for about 4 years now - maintenance usually responds quickly to issues and is flexible to work with your schedule. Everyone I've encountered through RLPMG has been friendly and helpful.
Aug 9, 2019
Google RL Property Management Group Caprice
I’ve been renting from RL property management about 3 years now. I’ve never had any problems with management or getting help with maintenance issues. The maintenance men are really nice and answer any questions I may have. Well ... everyone is nice! And very professional. Any time I may have an issue they are right on it. I am very satisfied with my apartment and finally having my own washer and dryer in the basement instead of the laundry mat! I would and have recommended this company to friends for future reference.
Aug 9, 2019
Google RL Property Management Group Joseph
Painless move-in process, was able to get everything in order and processed in a few days. Some slight confusion on what exactly was owed before I moved in, especially because it was the middle of the month, but not a huge deal. Unit was almost perfectly cleaned as well.
Jul 19, 2019
Google RL Property Management Group Jacqueline
We absolutely love our house! This company has been great to work with. We can pay rent online which is super convenient. They provided us with all the information for utilities so I didn't have to do any calling around. We also received an email not long after moving in letting us know about trash & recycling days and other helpful information. Moving can be hectic but this was a very smooth transition into our new home!

Want to Learn More?

If you’d like to learn more about our properties and what it’s like to work with RL Property Management, get in touch. We’d be happy to talk more about our rental properties, our application requirements, and our leasing process.

RL Property Management

753 East Broad St. Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 725-3059
info@rlpmg.com
Licensed Real Estate Brokerage in the State of OH