Property Management

Property Management Expertise

How we make it easier for Property Management Firms to manage, maintain, and preserve their properties.

Advocate Roofing provides expertise in serving the property management market segment have a unique set of skills and expertise. They are well-versed in the complex needs of property managers and owners who oversee buildings with multiple units, such as apartment complexes, condominiums, and townhomes. Our contracting team is trained to handle large-scale roofing projects that require intricate planning and execution while ensuring minimal disruption to tenants’ daily routines. They have a deep understanding of building codes, safety regulations, and industry best practices, which enables them to deliver high-quality work that meets all legal requirements.

Our team at Advocate Roofing provides stellar project management and are also adept at communicating with various stakeholders. We understand the importance of keeping tenants, property owners, and managers informed about the status of roofing projects, timelines, and any potential disruptions.

We work closely with property managers to ensure that the project is executed in a way that minimizes inconvenience to tenants and preserves the building’s aesthetic appeal. Additionally, our team has experience working with a wide range of roofing types, including steep roofs, and can recommend the best option for a particular property based on its unique needs and budget. Overall, the expertise of Advocate Roofing in the multi-family housing market segment is vital to maintaining the integrity and longevity of buildings while ensuring the safety and comfort of their occupants.

The process for both Storm Damage and Traditional Replacement is the same.

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Frequently Asked Questions – Property Management

Q: What Experience should a contractor have?

It’s essential that a contractor have at least five years of experience. Understanding your local market is also necessary.

Q: Is the contractor properly licensed and insured?
Ensuring the contractor has the necessary licenses and permits is critical. Further, they should carry comprehensive liability insurance and workers’ compensation coverage.
Q: How do they handle project management/timelines?

A reputable contractor will have a clear plan for approaching the project.  They work with clients to ensure timing and alignment.

Q: What is their safety record? How do they prioritize safety?

Safety is paramount in any construction project. Inquire about their safety protocols, training programs, and past safety performance to ensure a safe working environment.

Q: Do they have a good relationship with their suppliers?
This is critical to success. No property owner wants their project liened because a contractor didn’t pay their supplier.
Q: What is their financial stability?

Related to question above. Request financial references or information to ensure they can handle your project without issues.

Q: How do they communicate with you during the project?
Effective communication is essential in any successful construction project. How do they keep their clients informed? How do they communicate any hurdles or project challenges?
Q: Can they provide written contracts and scope of work (SOW)?
Reputable contractors provide a contract and a related Scope-Of-Work document for any project. This will also include a change order process should an owner’s needs change during the project.
Q: What should I look for in a contractor’s portfolio of work?
Have they completed work that is similar to yours? Can they provide references for this work? Look at the level of overall quality, craftsmanship, and was the project delivered on time.
Q: Are they part of any real estate vendor or property management compliance networks?
Commercial contractors that work with compliance vendor programs (such as Net Vendor, RMIS, Vendor Café, and Real Page) understand how important it is to invest in compliance and safety for your project.

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