Property Mgmt/Leasing

Santa Barbara | Montecito | Carpinteria | Goleta | Ventura

Working With Coastal Properties, Inc. Property Management Division

What we do to lease your home?

  • Develop a list of features and benefits of your home for use in advertising
  • Advertise through the Board of Realtors computer
  • Advertise through local newspapers (CASA, Santa Barbara News Press)
  • Deliver a copy of all advertisements done on your property 
  • Update you with any changes in the market conditions in your area 
  • Suggest any advice for changes to your property to make it more marketable/attractive to tenants
  • Tour your home with our staff
  • Display photographs in our portfolio; prepare full page color layouts for our mailings as needed; list page on-line
  • Handle all telephone calls
  • Arrange and accompany showings of your home to prospective tenants 
  • Screen prospective tenants (credit, professional and personal background checks as warranted)
  • Represent you to help negotiate the best possible price and terms 
  • Take reservations 
  • Collect security deposits and rents 
  • Collect transient tax fees and submit to the proper agency, as required 
  • Collect cleaning fees (allowed on rentals of less than 30 days only) and pay cleaner(s) accordingly 
  • Inspect property before tenant arrival 
  • Provide you with accounting statements 
  • Place your home on our Internet web page listings for vacation rentals 
  • DELIVER YOUR CHECK accompanied by a detailed statement. We can send it directly to you (or your accountant) or deposit it into you local bank account 

What we do to manage your home? 

Depending upon the contract, leasing your property may be part of our management. If so, the previous list would be included with the following: 

  • Arrange cleaning in between and/or for tenants 
  • Provide tenants with any special instructions about your home and local tourist brochures (Special instructions include information such as tar on the beach, stereo instructions, etc., as provided by you) 
  • Restock basic necessities between tenants (at your cost) 
  • Check-in and check-out all tenants 
  • Hold security deposits in a Department of Real Estate regulated trust account 
  • Advise on security deposit dispositions 
  • Disburse security deposits after tenant departure 
  • Arrange minor/emergency repairs and maintenance 
  • Maintain a reserve for such repairs and maintenance 
  • Occasionally inspect the property inside and out and suggest maintenance repairs 

Many of our leasing and vacation clients are future buyers; moreover, many of our homeowners are future sellers. We are happy to assist you in all your sales needs. 

For questions please contact: 

Fred Bischoff 
805-969-1258 ext.211 
[email protected]

Chris Palumbo  
805-969-1258 ext.212 
[email protected]

Company Qualifications: 

  • National Association of Realtors
  • California Association of Realtors
  • Santa Barbara Association of Realtors
  • Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Rental Property Managers Member 
  • Vacation Rental Manager's Association (Only Member in Santa Barbara) 
  • Property Management Section of National Association of Realtors 
  • Santa Barbara Rental Property Association 
  • Multiple Listing Service 
  • Better Business Bureau 
  • Broker/Attorney