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Absentee Owner Services                                                                                 As an Absentee Homeowner we want to offer you an insured option to protect your Investment.  Knowing how best to care for your Lake Gaston home when you are miles away for extended periods of time can be challenging.  With the Absentee Owner Services program, Gaston Property Resources (GPR) assures absentee homeowners their property is being carefully monitored by an insured & bonded individual on a regular basis.
Upon enrollment, homeowners are assigned a dedicated and trusted representative to perform and report routine inspections and to address any concerns they may find.  An insured and bonded representative of GPR will remove indicators of absence (mail, brochures, etc.) and complete a thorough interior and exterior inspection of your property These inspections are customized to the homeowner’s needs and can be performed on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
Our Absentee Owner Services are customized to each owner's needs. All visits include:
• Exterior walk around of home & boathouse, including outside faucets                                 
• Check exterior for weather damage or break-ins
• Access lawn & landscaping for maintenance
• Check sinks & hot water heater for  leaks
• Ensure appliances are working properly
• Check smoke detectors and light bulbs
• Check air handler and heat pump, change filters
• Thermostats regulated seasonally
• Inspect for mold and mildew
• Flush toilets and run water in sinks
• Check for overall cleanliness
• Ensure security at each entrance point
 
Coordinate Vendor Work                                                                                   We are available to help the owner by making recommendations for vendors to perform various projects in the home and assist in securing quotes for those projects. We will be happy to meet with vendors as needed to complete work in your home. We will meet the contractors at the property and when the work is completed we will return to perform an inspection to ensure the property is safe and the work has been completed properly.
For homeowners who have their homes thru VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), HomeAway, AIRBNB or self-managed, GPR offers competitively-priced absentee support services.  Acting as your local representative GPR can assist in the process including Key Pick Up & Drop off Services, Emergency Response, Turnaround Cleaning Services, Toiletry and Supply Restocking, and Maintenance Support.  A representative of GPR will complete a thorough inventory and inspection of the property before and after each rental.
When the property is not being rented, GPR can continue to monitor your home with our signature Absentee Owner Services.  Additionally, GPR offers annual Landscape Services and Home Maintenance Contracts, ensuring your home is looking its best and being properly maintained in your absence.
 
Our Keyholder/Wait Services are designed to provide absentee homeowners with a secure way to have your key available for service in your absence or in case of emergency.  If a need arises an insured and bonded representative of GPR will oversee the entry and exit of service providers, cleaners, owner-approved friends, renters, etc.
Maintaining the highest levels of security, GPR will code your key and security codes, both of which will then be stored in a secured lockbox.
 
GPR provides Alarm Response Services, acting as the owner’s representative on behalf of the absentee homeowner in responding to security alarms.  A representative of GPR will report to the premises and relay findings to the homeowner.
 
COST: 
Absentee Homeowner, VRBO, HOMEAWAY, AIRBNB or Vacation Self managed, $200 per month all above services as needed. Owner will be invoiced monthly for all Vendor expenses including housekeeping & maintenance.
Annual Rentals Self Managed, $50/mo includes being your local point of contact for emergencies or maintenance issues, coordinating repairs services & bi-annual inspections.  Owner will be invoiced monthly for all vendor expenses including housekeeping & maintenance.