Smart Move is clearly the leader in Fort Lauderdale for short-term furnished rentals. I've been impressed with them on both sides of fence. Initially a renter through one of their properties I was more than happy with the team, apartment, and whole business they ran. When I invested in a 3 unit building it was a no brainer to have them rent the units out for me. I travel a lot so its nice to have a property management company that I can rely for things to be taken care of properly while I'm away including paying my utility bills for me, fixing maintenance issues bound to happen with home ownership, and keeping the place rented. I would recommend Smart Move to property investors and also look forward to doing more business with them for my future properties.
Smart-Move Property Management have been managing my duplex since December 2009. During this time I can honestly say the team has been a pleasure to work with. My properties have been consistently rented with quality clients, many of whom are repeat clients who return again and again.
I have resided locally during this time, and also in Australia. We have had some challenges to deal with at times(a broken water pipe from the fridge which flooded both apartments, blocked sewerage lines to name a few) and Shelley and the entire staff worked with me and the Insurance agents more then satisfactorily, and also managed to keep the displaced clients happy. The level of professionalism has exceeded what I hoped for.
Knowing that I will receive a monthly statement, and also 1099 at the end of each year has helped me manage the business end of the rentals and keep my accountant happy.
I have no hesitation in recommending their services.
I have done business with Smart Move over the last 3.5 years and can highly recommend their services.
Smart Move has done an excellent job of keeping my apartments occupied, even in the slow summer months.
Any time I have had a question or concern; it has always been answered with a smile and with knowledge.
The same with their maintenance and housekeeping department: Always helpful and they have always performed over and beyond what was expected.
Based on the above I will not hesitate to renew my contract with Smart Move, but will also recommend their product and services to anybody in the need of accommodations or in need of renting out their properties.
Please do not hesitate to contact me about Smart Move, I will be more than happy to talk to you.
Pilot Dag H
Season's Greetings, I wanted to drop you a note to thank you again for the wonderful service and support you've given me in regards to the total management of my property.
The complete property management package is what I tell people when explaining or referring people to smart move, from purchasing, renovating, rentals and cleaning Smart Move does it all in a professional and friendly way. The front office is always a pleasure to deal with and I know they have my best interests at heart.
My investment strategy has been strong in the real estate area, I am a yacht Captain and I know what "yachties" are looking for.
We have a special market for Yacht crew that come to South Florida to re-fit yachts, study, look for a job and of course we have the seasonal tourists.
Captain Ross K
I just wanted to thank you all for looking after my properties over the past 7 or more years. Being a yacht captain and constantly out of the country. It's great to know I have a shore based crew to take care of my Real estate investments. Whether its stopping a drip, collecting late rent or helping with another property purchase. Your team has been excellent.
Derek, your maintenance man is fantastic for repairs and is always on call for emergency situations. Your sales team is very knowledgable with current market and is always helpful when making investment decisions.
My wife and I have had both short term and long term rentals managed by your team at Smartmove and I can only say that it has been worry free having you all nearby. We will be out of the country again this summer and will rest easy knowing you will be collecting the rent and taking care of anything that comes up.
Thank you so much!
Captain Phil F
Smart Move has been managing our property for over 4 years now & have done an excellent job. We have a 4 bedroom house & a 1 bedroom apartment that we rent out short term along with two 2 bedroom apartments that we rent out long term. They take care of everything for us, from paying our bills, to cleaning & maintaining our pool & gardens, to pressure washing our buildings & walkways. If any of our tenants have a problem or issue with repairs they are handled in a timely & efficient manner. We travel extensively & it's good to know that everything is being handled professionally in our absence. They also transfer all money's to our account in a timely manner with an accompanied statement. We went to them under the recommendation of a friend who also uses their service. We would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a professional management company. We have been very happy with their services & look forward to our continued relationship.
Bob & Sharon
I have two beautiful town homes in the Fort Lauderdale area which have been represented by Smart Move for almost 3 years.
My husband and I invest somewhat in real estate but because we both travel and of course family life keeps us tied up I needed help with property rentals. I was recommended by word of mouth to them and have not looked back since. The rentals keep coming and I even have a number repeat clients.
The staff at Smart Move have been great. The front office is very efficient and maintenance and housekeeping keep the homes like their own. All situations are dealt with immediately and I feel very confident to be represented by such a capable team.
I recommend them highly.
Thank you Smart Move. You do a great job and are a super group of folks that make your clients feel like part of the family.
Smart move have managed our properties for many years now.
They have proved very efficient in finding tenants to fill the properties and to manage and maintain them.
They have dealt with all the maintenance from painting the whole building to a simple plumbing job without any issues.
There accounting is very good and you always know where you are.
If you are thinking of renting a property or renting out yours then these are the people to call!
Captain Alastair T
Due to my husbands' job, we unfortunately had to leave our beloved house in Fort Lauderdale after enjoying it for 9 years. We were worried about having 2 mortgages (FL & TX), one of our neighbors told us about one of HER neighbors (good old "word of mouth" advertising) who had had the same situation and went to Smart-Move for help.
Five years later, they were beyond thrilled so we thought we'd give you a call!
From the first meeting, we were sure that this was the right thing to do!
EVERYONE on your staff is so kind and helpful!
After moving all of our personal things out and "tweaking" a few things that needed repairs, we turned over the keys to you! We were thrilled to get a one month rental about a month later. The house was then empty for about a month and NOW is rented for SIX months to a lovely couple. BRAVO!!!!
Any time I call or e-mail, I always get a prompt, courteous reply.
Any repairs are done quickly and properly and at a fair price.
Thank you again and again for taking care of our home as if it was your own!
Smart-Move manages our home in Fort Lauderdale and leases it out on a short/long term basis. They basically act on our behalf in assuring the house is maintained in excellent condition inside and out.
We feel very comfortable giving them full responsibility to act on our behalf. The staff operate with a high standard of integrity from office support to landscaping to pool maintenance.
We would not hesitate to recommend them and the services they provide to anyone.
Ralph & Judy M
We owe 2 condos in Fort Lauderdale, which are both rented on a year basis. We have been customers of Smart Move since 2005, We are very satisfied with the management of both properties, we are leaving overseas for few years now and Smart Move is taking care of everything from payment which are paid on time on our account, accounting, repairing of damages finding tenants...
We always had good tenants who stayed long time in our place, thanks to Smart move to find the right persons for our properties. When repairs need to be done, we are always contacted to discuss the options available for us to minimize costs and satisfy the tenants.
We feel very comfortable with Smart move and Sandra who is our main contact; she is always available and quick to respond to our questions. We always recommend Smart move to our friends.
Carole & Frank C
I have employed Smart Move for the past 2 years and they have provided me with worry-free good quality property management since the start. They have kept my units rented and have kept the property in excellent shape. I would definitely recommend Smart Move for any absentee-owner who wants high quality peace-of-mind property management for their investments.
I've used Smart Move for the past 2 years while I've lived overseas and I applaud their efforts to keep my house rented. What I appreciate the most is that Smart Move has removed the day to day worry of managing my property and has given me peace of mind. Thank you!