Drake Properties is a full-service property management company that
specializes in single family residential homes. Not only can we manage
your property but we can help you when it comes time to purchase another
investment property or sell one of your current homes.
We are a family owned and operated company with 30 years in the industry
serving the city of Riverside and surrounding communities. We, too, own
investment properties and know what it takes to balance business with a
personal touch and we believe you will notice the difference right away.
We personally handle every phone call that comes in–night or day, 7
days a week. We show properties ourselves and oversee maintenance requests
with urgency. This sets us apart from our competition.
MARKETING & ADVERTISING
Our extensive marketing and advertising program places your
property across top rental sites such as: Zillow, Trulia, Hotpads,
Apartments.com and many more. We also post your property to Facebook
and Pinterest and make a YouTube video. All of this at no cost to you.
We personally show your property to all prospective tenants ourselves.
We do not hand out keys in exchange for a driver’s license or deposit.
We conduct a thorough screening on potential tenants that includes:
credit and criminal background checks, national terrorist action list,
sex offender registry, employment and residential verification, and a
screening for bankruptcy and past evictions — at no additional cost to
you. We handle everything, from moving your qualified tenant in, to
rent collection, and all day to day affairs pertaining to your property.
We prepare the lease and all pertinent supplements necessary to protect
you and your interests. We use only California Association of Realtor
forms that have been reviewed by attorneys and are up-to-date on current
PROPERTY INSPECTIONS & MAINTENANCE
We conduct inspections upon move-in and move-out that include photo
documentation of the property’s condition. Additionally, we conduct
routine inspections every 6 to 12 months to ensure that issues are
addressed in a timely manner. Our trusted contractors conduct any needed
maintenance or repairs promptly, keeping your investment in excellent
condition and maintaining the value of your property.
Riverside Area Info
The city of Riverside is located 60 miles east of Los Angeles, in the
Inland Empire’s metropolitan area. Riverside is best known for its
acres of orange groves, Riverside National Cemetery, and the Mission
Inn. Today, the Mission Inn is a luxury hotel and spa and host to the
annual Festival of Lights. This is a 6-week event that draws more than
500,000 visitors from around the world. It features 5 million holiday
lights followed by a full fireworks display during the lighting ceremony.
Other attractions in the city include the Fox Performing Arts
Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, and the University of California,
Riverside. The city is also home to Riverside Community College and
California Baptist University. Both RCC and CBU are known for their
exceptional nursing programs and in total, nearly 50,000 students
call Riverside home.