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The 21 Best Property Management Companies in Dallas for 2019

Remote real estate investors lean on dependable local property managers to help maintain their rental properties, communicate with tenants, and handle some financial and regulatory details. 

If you’re looking to invest in the area, here are 21 of Dallas’s best property managers.

To help you sort through the list, we’ve included the following information for each property manager (where available):

  • BBB Rating
  • Years in Business
  • Property Management Fee
  • Leasing Fee
  • Renewal Leasing Fee
  • Maintenance Fee
  • Property Setup Fee
  • Project Management Fee
  • Rentals Managed

We’ve also included three Roofstock Preferred Property Managers in Dallas. All Roofstock property managers are vetted by our team of experts, certified, and monitored for ongoing performance with our network of investors.

Note: Roofstock investors potentially receive preferred pricing through vendors specified below as Roofstock Preferred Property Managers.

Specialized Property Management (Roofstock Preferred Property Manager)

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Specialized Property Management is one of the highest-rated professional property management teams in the industry. Their main goal is to help rental property owners reap the benefits of rental investing without the drawbacks. Specialized Property Management pledges low vacancy rates, thoroughly screened tenants, and cost-effective maintenance services.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 12 
  • Property Management Fee: 8%
  • Leasing Fee: 75% of first month's rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $350 flat fee
  • Maintenance Fee: Negotiable
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee: Negotiable
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View Specialized Property Management‘s website

 

American Real PM (Roofstock Preferred Property Manager)

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Part of a national agency that serves multiple U.S. markets, American Real PM provides full-service property management to Dallas property owners. They are dedicated to protecting their clients’ assets, focusing on investment strategies and property upkeep.   American Real PM strives to ensure their owners’ net income is optimized so they have more time to build their portfolios.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: B
  • Years in Business: 3 
  • Property Management Fee: 8-10%
  • Leasing Fee: One month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: 25% of one month's rent
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee: None if utilizing American Real PM
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View American Real PM‘s website

 

Empire Industries LLC (Roofstock Preferred Property Manager)

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Empire Industries is an award-winning property management company with extensive knowledge of the Dallas rental market. Not only do they adopt high-tech tools to market properties and keep them occupied, Empire also offers a “3-Point Promise” covering owner satisfaction, tenant pets, and tenant occupancy.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 10 
  • Property Management Fee: $99 per month
  • Leasing Fee: One half of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $150
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View Empire Industries‘ website

 

Davis Property Management

Owned and operated by professional property manager “Fast” Eddie Davis, Davis Property Management is a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and holds the MPM® (Master Property Manager) designation. Davis’s company handles all aspects of property management, with a focus on home maintenance and reducing owner expenses.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 33
  • Property Management Fee: 6-10%
  • Leasing Fee: One month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: 0
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0 
  • Project Management Fee:
  • Rentals Managed: 150

View Davis Property Management‘s website

 

Castle Keepers

Launched in 1987 as a service for homeowners who could not sell their homes and chose to rent them out, Castle Keepers now provides property management services for a wide range of investors and real estate professionals. Castle Keepers seeks to make the job of being a landlord “painless, easy, and profitable.” For the last 15 years, founder Kenny Raupple has taught a real estate course at the local community college.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 28
  • Property Management Fee: 9%
  • Leasing Fee: 90% of first month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: One half month’s rent
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0 
  • Project Management Fee: 0 
  • Rentals Managed: 30

View Castle Keepers’ website

 

Local Dwelling

Serving the greater Dallas area since 2012, Local Dwelling provides comprehensive and tailored service plans for each owner-client. They work to ensure properties have quality tenants, updated property maintenance, and rent collection. Local Dwelling’s online account system makes it easier for tenants to pay rent and for owners to monitor performance.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 7 
  • Property Management Fee: 7-10%
  • Leasing Fee: One month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $250 
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0 
  • Project Management Fee: 0 
  • Rentals Managed: 330

View Local Dwelling‘s website

 

Sulthar Properties

Sulthar Properties provides property management services to a wide area surrounding Dallas, including Fort Worth, Arlington, Bedford, Denton, Irving and Plano. Member of the National Association of Rental Property Managers (NARPM) and accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), Sulthar seeks to create a “win/win relationship” with their owners and tenants through exemplary customer service on both sides.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 12 
  • Property Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Maintenance Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View Sulthar Properties‘ website

 

DeGuire Property Management

DeGuire Property Management’s client list ranges from owners of one or two single-family homes to experienced investors with packed portfolios. They serve the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area and offer a free Rental Analysis Report to help property owners make data-informed decisions about their property, including rental prices and other key information to assist both investment evaluation and management of the property.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business:  Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Management Fee: 9%
  • Leasing Fee: One half of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Maintenance Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View DeGuire Property Management‘s website

 

Blue Crown Properties

Specializing in the management of single and multi-family residences in Dallas, Fort Worth, and other parts of Texas, Blue Crown Properties offers services from property marketing to rent collection to market analysis. Blue Crown’s online system cuts costs and streamlines rent collection and maintenance requests.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Years in Business: 10
  • Property Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Maintenance Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View Blue Crown Properties‘ website

 

Reedy Creek Property Management

Reedy Creek was founded by Dallas-area real estate investors who discovered a lack of management services that fit their needs. Offering a simplified fee structure, straight talk and robust online management tools, Reedy Creek makes single-family investing truly passive for property owners.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 5 
  • Property Management Fee: 10% (minimum $100)
  • Leasing Fee: One half
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $200
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee:
  • Rentals Managed: 150

View Reedy Creek Property Management‘s website

 

DFW Property Solutions

Not only providing management services to Dallas-area homeowners, DFW Property Solution also offers business and investment advice to help ensure the highest returns for their clients. The DFW team handles all aspects of home management, including periodic property drive-bys, inspections, and compliance notices.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 25
  • Property Management Fee: 8-10% 
  • Leasing Fee: One month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $200 
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee: 0 
  • Rentals Managed: 70

View DFW Property Solutions’ website

 

C.W. Sparks

Promising fast and efficient property management for its clients, C.W. Sparks uses cutting edge technology and management systems to collect rent payments faster, generate reports, and reduce maintenance costs. With 42 years in the business, they have an excellent knowledge of the local market, laws, regulations, and tenant interaction. 

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 42
  • Property Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Maintenance Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View C.W. Sparks’ website

 

Cousin James Management

Cousin James is a family-owned, full-service property management company serving the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Their service offerings include tenant screening, marketing, leasing, rent collection, maintenance, reporting, accounting, evictions, inspections, and more. 

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 9
  • Property Management Fee: 10%
  • Leasing Fee: 75% of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $150 
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee:
  • Project Management Fee: 0 
  • Rentals Managed: 330

View Cousin James Management’s website

 

ALNA Management

Founded in 2006 by a local single family rental investor, ALNA now manages more than 300 homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Boasting 97% occupancy rates annually, ALNA also provides a simple, transparent fee structure to give property owners peace of mind and minimize expenses.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 13 
  • Property Management Fee: $99 per month
  • Leasing Fee: 0
  • Renewal Leasing Fee:
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee: 0
  • Rentals Managed: 300

View ALNA Management’s website

 

1st Capital Asset Management

1st Capital Asset Management approaches their client properties from an asset/investment perspective, providing a high standard of accounting and analysis to make sure these assets are returning income as they should. Their main goal is to help preserve and increase the value of investment properties with the least amount of inconvenience to owners.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business:  Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Management Fee: 7-10%
  • Leasing Fee: One half month's rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: 25% of one month's rent
  • Maintenance Fee: 10% for jobs over $1,000
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: 100

View 1st Consolidated Asset Management’s website

 

Intown Dwellings

Servicing Downtown, East Dallas, Lake Highlands, North Dallas, Oak Cliff, Oak Lawn, Uptown, and surrounding cities, Intown Dwellings takes into account the unique personality of every home and its neighborhood to create personalized marketing and management programs.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: N/A
  • Property Management Fee: 10%
  • Leasing Fee: 80% of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: 0
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee: 0
  • Rentals Managed: 40

View Intown Dwellings‘ website

 

Classic Property Management

Since 1987, the Classic Property Management residential property leasing and management teams have provided a complete set of professional services, including: asset evaluations and market analysis before you invest; marketing, make-readies, and tenant negotiations after you purchase; and maintenance, rent collection, responsive communication, and financial reporting to help you evaluate the productivity of your investments.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Years in Business: 32 
  • Property Management Fee: 10%
  • Leasing Fee: 75% of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $100
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: 0 
  • Project Management Fee: 0 
  • Rentals Managed: 500

View Classic Property Management’s website

 

Schuster Property Management

Founded by veteran property management consultant James Schuster, Schuster Property Management provides all the services necessary for managing your greater Dallas-Fort Worth rental investments. Schuster is a member of the National Association of Rental Property Managers (NARPM) and a recipient of an All Property Management Visitors’ Choice Award.  

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 30
  • Property Management Fee: 7%
  • Leasing Fee: One half of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: 10% of one month’s rent
  • Maintenance Fee: 10% surcharge
  • Property Setup Fee: 0
  • Project Management Fee: 10% surcharge 
  • Rentals Managed: 45

View Schuster Property Management’s website

 

SPMG Real Estate Services

Managing Dallas-area single family homes, duplexes and apartment buildings for more than 15 years, SPMG Real Estate Services’s main goal is to minimize stress and maximize profitability for property owners. They offer a full range of property management services, from property set-up to timely rent collection.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 15
  • Property Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Maintenance Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View SPMG Real Estate Services’ website

 

Keyrenter Property Management

Servicing a wide range of north Dallas communities like Addison, Allen, Carrollton, Fairview, Frisco, Little Elm, McKinney, Murphy, Plano, Richardson, and The Colony, Keyrenter aims to make property investment easy for landlords by taking care of the nitty gritty details of home management. Keyrenter also offers comprehensive accounting services to its investor clients.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Management Fee: 8%
  • Leasing Fee: 75% of one month’s rent
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: $395
  • Maintenance Fee: 0
  • Property Setup Fee: $195
  • Project Management Fee:
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View Keyrenter Property Management’s website

 

PMI Big D Properties

PMI Big D Properties is part of a national franchise that assists Roofstock investors in several markets. A full-service property management company, PMI Big D cares for homes in the greater Dallas area. Dedicated to providing the best customer service, they boost owner profitability by providing investment advice in addition to real estate sales suggestions.

Key Metrics:

  • BBB Rating: N/A
  • Years in Business: 20
  • Property Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Renewal Leasing Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Maintenance Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Property Setup Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Project Management Fee: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.
  • Rentals Managed: Not publicly available. Contact for more info.

View PMI Big D Properties’ website

 


About the author
A digital media strategist based in Austin, TX, Brandon Barker has written articles and developed content for Mozilla, SurveyMonkey, Food Network, U.S. News & World Report, The Nielsen Company and Roofstock.
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