Newton Property Managers

in Newton, MA

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and her partner were excellent. They came out and inspected the home, consulted with us on the price and negotiated the contract with the new tenants as well as any repairs that were required prior to occupancy. Great people, very professional and honest.
- Tricia S.
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We are a military family, thus the need for a property manager. We own a home in
, VA and are currently living in Colorado. We hired
in October 2013, by May of 2014 we terminated our contract with them. The transition with our 3 1/2 year tenants was very bumpy. The tenants kept contacting us complaining about problems contacting
regarding maintenance issues. In one instance it was because contractors were at the house until 11pm.
Every fix
performed was priced more expensively than similar fixes that we had made in the past. Here are a few examples.
01/29/2014 Toilet valve & flapper $250 Emilex Contactor LLC,
01/02/2014 Washing Machine dispenser/hose $329 AppleAppliance Repair,
03/21/2014 Kitchen faucet replacement $315 Emilex Contractor LLC.
The contracting issue that made us decide to sever ties with
was over a master bedroom shower renovation. The contractor we used, Emilex Contractors, LLC, was one of the
's main contractors. The newly renovated shower leaked into our kitchen. We became concerned after several conversations with Emilex Contractor's owner, Mr.
Clavel, because he did not appear very familiar with bathroom renovations. Yet, we trusted
's recommendation. The first tiles
suggested for the floor of the shower were not shower floor tiles and we questioned him about this. Thankfully the sales person corrected him at the store and he purchased the correct tiles. When he purchased the door shower door it was either already broken with chipped glass on the bottom of the door, or the glass was purposefully shaped like that. Due to the issue with the door $500 was held from
until he either corrected the door or brought proof that the door was designed like this. He never followed through with this. Less than two months later, we were informed that the master bathroom shower was leaking into the kitchen!
The floor of the shower had to be torn out.
promised us in several emails that he would aid us in getting our money back from Emilex Contracting and if Emilex was "unable or unwilling" he would personally have
reimburse us. He insisted we tell him before the floor was torn out what caused the problem. The new contractor guessed it was a missing waterproof membrane. It turned out to be an improperly installed membrane.
used this difference in wording to say our story had changed and refused to stand by his word and reimburse us. Apparently both companies value $1500 more than their word or reputation. And interestingly after stating that Emilex had done such wonderful work for them,
severed ties with them.
In addition, it seems that
is hiring contractors that do not have the appropriate license. We asked Emilex Contactors to provide us with their license and they never did.
eventually sent us a plumbing license, but the name of the person licensed was purposely covered. Emilex does have a license with The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) but it is only for general contracting work and specifically states that plumbing is not included.
In sum, this property management company does not vett their contractors very well and clearly hires unreliable and possibly unlicensed contractors.

- Jennifer W.

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I owned a home in San
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and live in the DC area. I discovered the prior management company hadn't held up their end of the bargain and the home had fallen into disrepair. I found Pat on Angie's list - she is a God-send! The home required a ton of work and she provided a lot of guidance on how to strategize and prioritize. Work took several months to complete and she had to visit the home quite often. She would provide me with progress reports on the work and communicated with me often. She even got to know my neighbors, which was a huge help. Being so far away, it was nice to know that the neighbors knew what was going on with the house and had Pat to contact, if needed. She really went the extra mile.
I ended up deciding to sell, and WOW, she was so impressive. Pat knew how the home needed to look, what landscaping needed to be done, staging - she covered it all. My home received two offers in less than 2 weeks of being on the
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- incredible! It also sold for way more than I expected and it is all because Pat has a gift for real estate. She knew what needed to be done and knew how to execute the plan. Without her, I would not have sold the home at a profit.
One of the many amazing things that Pat did - after each showing, I would receive feedback from each visitor through an emailed report. It was so useful to see what people liked or didn't like about the property & price and also to see how many people were visiting. When you are selling a house, trust me, the feedback is of paramount importance.
Through the closing process, she communicated with me often and was very attentive to my questions. She was so wonderful and we spoke so much, I'm going to miss talking with her! Pat is very kind, funny, smart and gifted. I truly wish she could be my realtor wherever I lived.
Her assistant,
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is articulate, responsive, and professional. I always felt like I could rely on her and Pat. When you live 1,300 miles from the property - that's extremely important.
Pat goes above and beyond. I read the other review about the supposed unresponsiveness - I think in this day and age, people expect instant gratification: for someone to immediately call back, etc. Some times a thoughtful and thorough response takes time. I would rather have an informed response than a half-response or a response that made me felt pushed-off. People need to be realistic with their expectations! If I left Pat a message, I knew that she would get back to me. I don't expect to be the center of her universe, that would be silliness! She was always responsive and attentive to any inquiry, email, call, or even if I just emailed to say hello. (Remember, I had a lot of work done on my house, so she was there for me for MONTHS.)
I wholeheartedly trust Pat. She will go above and beyond for any client - she is simply the best!
- Jolie L.
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understood our goals and found the tenant based on her professional skills and deep knowledge in the local real estate
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. Her previous experience in fraud investigation made her very careful with the background check of applicants. She worked very hard to get the tenant in days and provides us updated accurate accounting and reporting.
- Gu X.
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PROS
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* Seemed responsive from my perspective; was quick to handle problems, which thankfully were few.
* Did a good job of vetting tenants.
* Did thorough inspections, w/ photos.
* Documentation (year-end tax-related documents, primarily) was complete and timely.
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* Tenant (long-term tenant from 2009-2013) had some complaints about responsiveness.
- Benjamin H.
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If you own property and are considering using
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: run. Do not under any circumstances trust these people with your investment/home. Over the duration of the lease the property was inspected 0 times. None. The tenants they secured were both convicted felons which they either didn't check or did not disclose. Due to their lack of inspection the tenants sublet at least one additional room, smoked inside the house, had multiple dogs without paying a pet deposit which urinated all over the home requiring replacement of all carpets and sealing of subfloors, severely damaged freshly refinished heart pine flooring, destroyed all curtains in the home, broke tile and appliances....etc. The list goes on. Additionally the tenants were still in the home well after their lease expired. Literally thousands upon thousands worth of damage done. Again, I cannot stress enough, do NOT trust these people with your home. Please.
- John B.
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Rented from them for 4 years with on time payments, but because they have an antiquated accounting system they can not seem to get the rent payment from the receptionist desk to the accounting office. After being late twice and including the late charges, they decide that I owe them over $1,000 after moving out. The property manager,
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is a joke and does not return phone calls when services are needed. don't waste your time with this company, because they are unresponsive, unethical and willing to take your hard earned money for their profit.
After writing them, they sent a partial refund of my deposit that was nowhere near what should have been returned, but attorney fees would have cost me more than I'm willing to contribute to this cause. I have excellent credit and recently bought a house and new car, but the ineptness of this company really borders on unethical.
- olivia J.
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This is my second review for
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Management and I cannot recommend more highly!
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continues to exceed my expectations in her exceptional professional real estate skills and level of communication.
She recently re rented our home in the Arcardia area of
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a month before the new tenants moved in.
The first tenants she found for us were wonderful, responsible and always paid their rent on the 1st of month.
The new tenants so far have been just as wonderful. If there is ever a problem with the property,
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responds immediately to solve. We live out of state, so this type of professional service is more than we could ask for and such a comfort to us.
If we ever decide to sell,
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will also be the one we choose to list. Her real estate experience and her knowledge of marketing are top notch. Thank you for everything you do for us,
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- nancy W.
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Horrible. I just left court house where LRS failure to properly manage my problem tenant cost me a trip to court and $$. LRS are amateurs, non-responsive and hiire overpriced contractors. The fact that LRS employees in the maintenance department don't know crap about maintenance means you will get screwed. I had to find my own cleaner! Their employee turnover is high so you always have new people to speak with and bring up to speed on your property. Their accounting reports are so confusing that a child could improve on them. Unfortunately I need their reports for my tax return reporting.


Do yourself a favor, go to the stationary store and buy a standard rental form and manage your own property. You will be much better off. I am now managing my own property and have saved thousands of dollars. From the
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's on down in LRS company, buyer please beware.
I now manage my own properties and with Angie's List save money and aggravation that I experienced in
dealing with the LRS hacks who could not care less about high maintenance cost. They fail to report problems, fail to check on the property, fail to provide timely and accurate reports, foal, fail, fail!


- Jenny K.
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Thank goodness for
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! I am living in Japan, so must rely on my property manager 100%. My previous agent completely neglected the property, and the tenants completely trashed the house, and were finally evicted. I was left with a house that had a lot of damage, garbage and things everywhere, and had to spend a lot of time and money getting the house back in rentable condition.
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held my hand and advised me through the whole process, which was essential to me because I'm so far away. She was my eyes and ears and spent a lot of time going to my house, emailing me and on the phone with me advising me on what to do. Due to the extensive damage and complications with my previous property manager, it took several very frustrating months to get the house back in order, but
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stuck with me all the way. And then she found me a really good tenant and got the house rented pretty quickly. She's very professional, knowledgeable, and I would recommend her. I am so grateful to
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and (Angie's list where I found
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), I couldn't have done this without them! The price for her services was also very reasonable. Thank you,
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- Cecy W.
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