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We have over 25 years of expertise in purchasing, selling, leasing, and managing residential and multifamily properties in Walloon Lake at Northern Michigan Escapes. And, we understand that your income property is much more than a simple investment because of our experience. This article helps you answer the question, “Who should I hire to manage my Walloon Lake property?” (Click here to see all Northern Michigan Waterfront Lifestyle Homes for Sale)

As property managers, we are responsible for explaining and clarifying all of your questions. However, the following are some of the most frequently asked questions by our clients and landlords:

Why should I choose Northern Michigan Escapes to handle my rental property? For over 20 years, we have been a team of Walloon Lake Realtors providing Property Management, Sales, and Leasing in Northern Michigan. We are well-known for:

Property management is a people-oriented industry. We’re a young, flexible, and open-minded group of real estate agents and property managers who are eager to help our clients.

Our property managers have an average of 15 years of real estate management expertise. Moreover, we are prepared to deal with any emergency.

Who should I hire to manage my Walloon Lake property?

We are a competent Property Management Company that will add value to your real estate investment at a reasonable cost. Property management services provided by  Northern Michigan Escapes make property ownership as simple as possible.

Monthly income and expense reports are provided by us. You can get them via email or ordinary mail, and they’ll always arrive by the 20th of the month. Here’s where you can learn more about our technology.

Attention to detail — It’s the little things that matter in property management. Our managers are meticulous: they pay attention to the smallest things while keeping the overall picture in mind.

Our Walloon Lake Property Managers have lived in Northern Michigan for a long time and are very knowledgeable about the Northern Michigan Real Estate Market.


We give what our clients and tenants require, when they require it, with no excuses. It’s that easy.

Do you provide service around the clock? Our clients and tenants can reach out to us during regular business hours. There is an emergency/security hotline set up after business hours to alert the property manager in charge in the event of an emergency. The property manager will quickly call both the owner and the tenant, depending on the scenario.

When my property manager is on vacation, what happens? We believe in team management at Northern Michigan Escapes. Our property managers are knowledgeable about all of Northern Michigan Escape’s properties. Rest assured that we will respond in the same amount of time. Please contact our references.

How do you go about collecting rent? Rent collection—without rent, there is no profit. The first of the month is rent due, and the fifth is late. Unless you specify differently, the eviction procedure will begin on the 7th. We make paying easy for your tenants by offering five payment options, including MasterCard, Visa, and auto-draft.


Communication is Key

How do you communicate with your tenants? Tenant retention, according to At Northern Michigan Escapes, is dependent on offering excellent tenant services. We strive hard to improve tenant comfort and foster positive relationships with them by:

  • Direct supervision with regular site visits
  • Communication in real-time
  • Quick and courteous resolution of tenant issues
  • Preventive maintenance and timely fixes
  • Being proactive when it comes to tenant issues

Employment Considerations

How are job openings handled? Our certified realtors work hard to display and market your home by putting e-flyers on a variety of websites as well as the MLS. To assist you in finding a suitable tenant, our realtors work with a large network of investors, real estate brokers, and clients. Our knowledge and analysis enable us to negotiate a favorable lease. Our realtors have decades of combined expertise and are well-versed in the Northern Michigan real estate market.

How do you go about choosing a contractor? We screen all of the contractors we work with. They must, among other things, have a solid reputation and provide warranties and references. We have a procedure in place that requires us to obtain bids before doing any work.

How does your firm deal with evictions? If the renter we placed causes an eviction, we will represent you for free. We will attend ALL hearings and file ALL relevant papers with the court, even if you are responsible for specific court costs. The filing fee is usually $95, and the amount is set by the courts. Our skilled team keeps you informed about any legal proceedings, including court dates, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you have any questions about our Northern Michigan Property Management services or would like a FREE Property Analysis, please contact us.