Property Management
in Birmingham, AL

Top 24 Property Management Companies

Companies who earn the iPropertyManagement seal of approval have demonstrated a high standard of excellence for both owners and tenants in the field of property management.

Alabama

License #: 000081194

Shannon Waltchack

#1 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-977-9797
1616 2nd Ave S #100, Birmingham, AL 35233
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: N/A
Since 2005
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial properties that include office buildings, retail locations, industrial/warehouse sites, medical buildings, and land for development.
  • Manages more than 80 properties.
  • Offers full-service property management that includes expense management, negotiating rates and costs, preparing accounting, and reviewing records in alignment with market evaluations.
  • Offers an online portal powered by Investor Management Services software.

License #: 000098343

Mega Agent Rental Management

#2 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-267-1520
2635 Valleydale Rd #200, Birmingham, AL 35244
Areas Served Birmingham
1-10 employees BBB: N/A
Since 2011
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in managing and leasing individual rental homes in the Birmingham metropolitan area, Jefferson County, and Shelby County.
  • Offers rental management and association management services.
  • The staff is licensed real estate agents.
  • Rental management fees are one month’s rent to lease a vacancy and then 10% of the monthly rent collected and half of any late fees collected.
  • Lease renewals to the same tenants are a flat $250 fee.
  • To initiate property management services, an owner must place $250 in a maintenance reserve account for repairs, make sure the rental property is thoroughly clean, landscaping is in good shape, and any lawn mowed as necessary. Appliances need to be in good working order. Having a home warranty insurance policy is worthwhile.
  • There is no surcharge on third-party invoices.
  • Marketing includes placement of “for rent” signs on the property, listing in the Birmingham Area Multiple Listing Service, and online advertising on MegaAgentRentals.com, Realtor.com, Trulia.com, Zillow.com, and other websites.
  • Property management services include tenant selection, leasing, collecting rent/security deposits, processing late notices, handling tenant emergencies, routine maintenance needs, accounting, and preparing the owner’s statements.
  • Association management services include managing bookkeeping, performing compliance inspections, handling common area maintenance, processing architectural review submissions, managing meetings, responding to the board’s needs, collecting association dues, and handling all homeowners’ inquiries.
  • Uses Buildium software to provide online portals for the tenants and owners.

License #: 000101891

Birmingham Home Leasing

#3 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-259-1918
4000 Eagle Point Corporate Dr Ste 240, Birmingham, AL 35242
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 2014
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in rental homes.
  • Offers tenant placement service or full-service property management.
  • The fee for tenant placement is 50% of one month’s rent.
  • Tenant placement includes tenant pre-screening, self-service showings using a lockbox, and leasing. Listing on the MLS rental service is available for an additional charge.
  • The monthly property management fee depends on the age of the home. For homes up to 30 years old, the fee is $88 per month. For homes from 31 to 40 years old, the fee is $150 per month. For homes that are 41 to 50 years old, the fee is $200 per month. Properties over 51 years old have fees determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • It is the owner’s responsibility to prepare a property for renting.

License #: 000048107

Harbert Realty Services Inc

#4 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-323-2020
2 20th St N # 1700, Birmingham, AL 35203
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: N/A
Since 1991
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in office buildings, retail stores, industrial properties, and multifamily residential complexes.
  • Manages over 10 million square feet of commercial space.
  • Property management services for apartment communities include online resident screening, online/mobile leasing, online/mobile resident communication, online resident work requests, and in-house maintenance/repair services.
  • Services include evaluating income, expenses, and property conditions.
  • Income evaluations include comparing rents with market rates and average occupancy percentages.
  • Expense evaluation includes an analysis of the costs for repairs, maintenance, utilities, employees, taxes, and insurance.
  • Property condition evaluation includes estimating capital needs and the analysis of process efficiency.
  • Planning includes an income plan, an expense reduction plan, and a capital improvement plan.
  • Implementation and building transformation include planning execution, reevaluation, and benchmark measurement comparisons.

License #: ?

Barber Companies

#5 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-995-9119
27 Inverness Center Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242
Areas Served Birmingham
51-200 employees BBB: N/A
Since ?
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial properties.
  • Has over 200 commercial properties under management that include office buildings/parks, service centers, warehouses, shopping centers, retail outparcels, ground leases, and land development.

License #: 000025712

Southpace Properties, Inc

#6 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-326-2222
300 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N #900, Birmingham, AL 35203
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: A+
Since 1984
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial real estate.
  • Manages over two million square feet of commercial space that includes retail, office buildings, and industrial sites.
  • Services offered include asset management, building maintenance, financial reporting, construction coordination, and consulting.
  • Asset management includes recommendations about proposed sales, marketing strategies, and plans for capital improvements.
  • Maintenance services include supervising trusted third-party vendors and contractors for routine and preventative maintenance work such as electrical improvements, plumbing repairs, HVAC servicing, renovation projects, and landscaping.

License #: ?

Walton & Tower Real Estate LLC

#7 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-538-0462
2409 Acton Rd #137, Birmingham, AL 35243
Areas Served Birmingham
1-10 employees BBB: N/A
Since 2010
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in residential rental real estate.
  • Offers a lease-only service and full-service property management.
  • Lease-only services include marketing syndication, showings by licensed real estate professionals, and tenant screening with thorough background checks.
  • Property management services include complete tenant procurement, lease preparation, lease execution, application fee, security deposit, and rent collection.
  • Services also include property inspections, handling all tenant relations, move-out and clean-out services, along with maintenance of properties.
  • Offers online accounting of property income and expenses.
  • Offers an Owner Protection Program to guarantee the owner can draw payments on time, even if a tenant pays late. This program covers the cost of eviction if necessary and is included in the monthly management fee.

License #: 000004414

Rudulph Real Estate, Inc

#8 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-803-7368
3 Office Park Cir #107, Birmingham, AL 35223
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: A+
Since 1981
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in residential rental property.
  • Serves Birmingham and the communities of Alabaster, Chelsea, Homewood, Hoover, Mountain Brook, Pelham, and Vestavia.
  • Offers full-property management services that include advertising, marketing, screening of tenants, lease preparation, rent collection, accounting, and maintenance.
  • The leasing fee is 50% of one month’s rent.
  • Lease renewals are a flat fee of $250.
  • The monthly management fee is 10% of the gross collected rent to a maximum per month of $220 per rental unit. The agency keeps 100% of any collected late fees for late payment up to the 12th of each month. If rent is paid after the 12th with late fees, the owner’s share of said late fees is 90%.
  • The marketing fee is $20 per week for up to four weeks with a maximum charge of $80.
  • The company charges seven and one-half percent (7.5%) of the costs incurred in preparing a property for rent. This fee does not apply to the required move-in cleaning, carpet cleaning, and lock change costs.
  • Move-in and move-out inspections are included in the management fee. Additional inspections are $100 each.
  • There is no maintenance reserve required; however, the owner, when invoiced, must pay any repairs costing more than $500.
  • If an owner has a past due balance, there is a 2% monthly interest charge for said balances.
  • Direct deposit to the owner’s account is free. Paper checks are $5.
  • If a property sells to a tenant, the agency receives a 6% sales commission as a fee.

License #: 000093639

gkhouses

#9 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-940-6363
1701 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: A
Since 2005
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in managing rental homes for investors.
  • Full-service property management includes leasing, a property inspection with a report, an owner-only phone line, electronic statements and disbursements, management of all maintenance, a 24/7 tenant response system, rent collection, and handling all tenant relations.
  • Offers two programs for full-service property management, which are the gold plan and the investor plan (for owners who have two or more properties).
  • The gold plan has flat-fee pricing of $89 per month for each rental unit. Under the gold plan, the leasing fee is one-half month’s rent. The lease renewal fee is $200.
  • The investor plan has an 8% fee for the monthly collected rent for investors with two or more properties. Under the investor plan, the leasing fee is one-half month’s rent. The lease renewal fee is $150.
  • Optional services offered are an eviction protection plan for $200 per year, quarterly inspections for $65 per quarter, and bi-annual HVAC inspections for $150 each.
  • Uses Appfolio Property Manager software to provide an owner’s online portal and to let tenants pay rent and request maintenance services online.

License #: ?

Rising Tide Management

#10 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-208-9793
9 Office Park Circle, Suite 215 Birmingham, AL 35223
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 2013
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in the property management of residential rental units.
  • Uses Rent Manager software to provide an online portal for tenant’s maintenance service requests and for tenants to make rent payments.

License #: 000093524

TMI Real Estate

#11 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-985-1010
4524 Southlake Pkwy #16, Birmingham, AL 35244
Areas Served Birmingham
51-200 employees BBB: N/A
Since 2009
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in single-family rental homes, apartment complex management, and investor portfolio management.
  • Property management services include leasing and full-service property management.
  • Handles the need to get properties in rentable condition by coordinating and supervising the necessary maintenance, cleaning, repairs, and/or renovations.
  • Advertises and markets vacancies.
  • Shows properties to prospective tenants.
  • Qualifies applicants by thorough screening with background checks.
  • Handles lease documentation and executes lease signing.
  • Collects rent and is responsible for the financial management that includes deposits, bill paying, and monthly statements.
  • On-going property maintenance services include 24-hour emergency service, as needed.
  • Performs property inspections to enforce lease compliance.
  • Handle complaints, tenant relations, and rent non-payment issues.
  • Operates in compliance with local, state, and federal Fair Housing Laws.
  • Handles evictions and collections if necessary.

License #: 000084875

Engel Realty Company

#12 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-939-6800
951 18th St S #200, Birmingham, AL 35205
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: A+
Since 1905
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial properties and multifamily residential complexes.
  • Handles all day-to-day operations involved with property management of investment portfolios including taking responsibility for the financial, legal, social, economic, and physical needs of rental properties.
  • Manages a portfolio worth over 250 million dollars.

License #: 000099305

Decas Group

#13 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-982-5647
490 Wildwood Cir N Ste.170, Birmingham, AL 35209
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 2012
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in managing rental homes.
  • Requires an owner to fund a $300 maintenance reserve account.
  • Property management includes a market analysis to set the appropriate rent level in accordance with market conditions. Services include a pre-rental inspection to determine the work required to get the rental unit ready, followed by marketing efforts.
  • Management services include advertising vacancies, handling inquiries/showings, processing applications, lease signing, rent/security deposit collection, accounting, handling tenant relations, managing vendors for repairs, and processing evictions.
  • Tenant screening includes a credit check, employment verification, income verification, a criminal background check, and reference checks from previous landlords.
  • A tenant performance guarantee ensures that a tenant stays in the rental property for a minimum of six months or the tenant is replaced with no leasing fee.
  • Offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. The management contract may be canceled by giving a 30-day notice.
  • Uses Appfolio Property Manager software to provide online portals for tenants and owners.

License #: 000006215

Barrington Real Estate Co

#14 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-841-5593
1820 Pinson St, Birmingham, AL 35217
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 1964
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in apartments and rental homes.
  • Property management services include supplying rental applications and documents necessary to be in compliance with Alabama’s landlord/tenant laws.
  • Thoroughly screens all prospective tenants with background checks.
  • Handles all tenant relations.
  • Obtains bids and notifies the owner about any excessive expenses needed to make repairs on a rental property.
  • Ensures maintenance is done properly by trusted third-party providers.
  • Prepares accounting for all deposits, income, expenses, and disbursements with monthly statements.
  • A trust account is used for all collected rent and deposits that is subject to periodic auditing by the State of Alabama Real Estate Commission.
  • Disburses all tenant security deposit refunds with the required documentation.
  • Appfolio Property Manager software is used for the accounting system and to provide web portals for the tenants’ use and owners’ reports.

License #: 000003144

SPM Property Management

#15 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-933-1020
1103 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 1977
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in apartment communities.
  • Manages a portfolio of multifamily properties for private owners, which is valued at over $2 billion.
  • Develops and implements a marketing and leasing plan to maximize income.
  • Applies budget management with aggressive rent collection.
  • Reviews operating results and financial reports on a real-time basis.
  • Monitors regulatory compliance with the rules of affordable housing programs.

License #: ?

Watts Realty Company, Inc

#16 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-251-1267
1506 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: A+
Since 1906
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • This full-service realty company provides property management for commercial and residential properties.
  • Serves Birmingham, Bessemer, Center Point, Chelsea, Fultondale, Gardendale, Helena, Homewood, Hoover, Hueytown, Irondale, Moody, Mountain Brook, Pelham, Trussville, and Vestavia Hills.
  • Commercial property management works to maximize cash flow, provides regular maintenance, accounting, and reporting.
  • The leasing fee for residential rentals is one full month’s rent. Property management fees are then charged as a percentage of the monthly collected rent.
  • Property management for residential properties includes marketing, showing the property, maintenance, rent collection, accounting, managing vendor relations, handling all tenant issues, managing insurance, paying real estate taxes, and providing the owner’s monthly statement with year-end reports.
  • Uses Appfolio Property Manager software to provide web portals for tenants and owners.

License #: 000100832

REI Management Services, LLC

#17 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-433-9811
400 Century Park S, Birmingham, AL 35226
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 2012
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in single-family rental homes.
  • Manages close to 300 rental homes.
  • Offers full-service property management that includes tenant screening and placement, accounting, and ongoing maintenance.
  • The tenant placement fee is one month’s rent.
  • Lease renewals, by the same tenant, are half of one month’s rent.
  • The property management fee is 10% of the monthly collected rent with a minimum of $70 per month per rental unit. Discounts are available for owners of three or more rental properties.
  • Owners are required to deposit $300 into an escrow account for expenses related to maintenance and repairs.
  • Owner’s net distributions are made monthly on the 6th. Monies can be directly deposited or sent to the owner by mailed check.

License #: 000043771

Hubbard Properties Inc

#18 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-320-0203
2275 Green Springs Hwy Ste, Birmingham, AL 35205
Areas Served Birmingham
51-200 employees BBB: A+
Since 1979
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in apartment complexes and communities in Alabama.
  • Manages over 5,000 rental units.

License #: 000085699

Alabama Rental Managers

#19 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-824-5008
2084 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35244
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: A+
Since 2006
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Manages residential properties.
  • Specializes in residential single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums.
  • Manages over 700 residential units.
  • The staff consists of licensed REALTORS®.
  • There is no up-front cost to start property management services.
  • There is no advertising fee.
  • The leasing fee is one month’s rent.
  • The leasing services include photography of the rental unit, signage, advertising, marketing, accompanied showings, tenant screening, collecting first month’s rent/security deposit, lease execution, and coordinating the move-in with a new tenant.
  • Property management fees are 10% of the monthly collected rent.
  • Property management includes all the leasing services plus rent collection, maintenance, accounting, monthly account reconciliation, property inspections, and handling all of the tenants’ issues.
  • Uses Appfolio Property Manager software to provide web portals for the owner and tenants.

License #: ?

Sharp Realty & Management, LLC

#20 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-879-1995
400 Union Hill Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209
Areas Served Birmingham
1-10 employees BBB: N/A
Since 2005
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial retail space including shopping centers and restaurants.
  • Manages over two million square feet of commercial space.

License #: 000003497

Jemison Realty Co

#21 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-250-0036
2937 7th Ave S #106, Birmingham, AL 35233
Areas Served Birmingham
? BBB: N/A
Since 1906
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial properties and multifamily residential real estate.
  • Property management services include screening tenants, leasing, rent collection, building maintenance, accounting, and preparing monthly owner’s statements.

License #: 000003796

Red Rock Realty Group

#22 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-324-3383
1425 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S #100, Birmingham, AL 35205
Areas Served Birmingham
11-50 employees BBB: A+
Since 1934
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial properties and residential properties.
  • Has over 350,000 square feet of commercial property under management that includes office buildings, retail stores, industrial sites, medical offices, institutional facilities, and REO portfolios.
  • Management services are available for single-family rental homes, multifamily properties, apartment communities, and homeowners associations.
  • Property management services include market rent analysis, marketing, tenant screening, leasing, handling tenant relations, routine property inspections, and supervising maintenance.
  • Apartment community management includes property management services plus an on-site dedicated property manager.
  • Homeowners association management includes online association dues collection, maintenance, and association meeting management.
  • Uses Appfolio Property Manager software to provide web portals for tenants to pay rent and owners to get reports.

License #: ?

Arbour Valley Management

#23 best rated of 24 Birmingham, AL property management companies

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205-909-0060
242 Inverness Center Drive, Floor 2, Birmingham, AL 35242
Areas Served Birmingham
1-10 employees BBB: B+
Since 2005
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in multifamily properties.
  • Services offered include new development analysis, design, and lease-up.
  • Offers management of affordable-housing properties (bond projects, tax-credit financed, HOME-financed, and Section 8).
  • Additional services include rehabilitation and redevelopment project management, acquisition, repositioning, and due diligence consulting.

License #: 000105163

Graham Commercial Properties

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205-380-1076
110 Office Park Dr #200, Birmingham, AL 35223
Areas Served Birmingham
51-200 employees BBB: N/A
Since 2014
Residential
Commercial
Hoa
  • Specializes in commercial property management of office buildings, medical offices, retail, and industrial properties.
  • Manages over 11 million square feet of commercial space.
  • Property management services include taking full-charge responsibility to manage the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the rental properties, including after-hours emergencies.
  • Oversees all tenants’ maintenance requests.
  • Ensures all property expenses and invoices are reviewed, properly recorded, and submitted to the accounting department for prompt payment.
  • Performs regular inspections of buildings with written reports archived for future reference.
  • Oversees all tenant improvements and manages capital improvement projects.
  • Obtains competitive bids/discounted prices for operational maintenance work.
  • Prepares and distributes monthly financial statements and property management reports.

Birmingham vs Nearby Cities

If you’re searching for affordable housing in Alabama, the Birmingham area is a good place to look. The city’s median home value tends to stay well under $100,000, and it’s common for buyers to pay less than $100 per square foot even in the more desirable neighborhoods. The median listing price is known to drop below $100,000 at times, though it can also spike close to $200,000 when the market improves. These prices are similar to nearby cities like Tuscaloosa, Jasper and Talladega. Rental prices in this area tend to stay around $800 per month.

Birmingham Property Managers

A skilled property manager will apply their real estate expertise to handle the most stressful and laborious tasks necessary to manage rental property successfully. They can balance the books and inspect rental properties after tenants move out, and they’re pros when it comes to attracting suitable tenants to fill empty units quickly.

Birmingham Property Management Company Fees

You can expect to pay an experienced property manager up to 10 percent of the rent collected from your tenants. Most managers will also charge a leasing fee that covers the process of marketing and screening new tenants. You will need to cover operational costs and other services that aren’t included in the management fee.

Alabama Landlord/Tenant Laws

  • When setting a dollar amount for the security deposit, landlords in Alabama are limited to the rental rate for a single month.
  • Once a tenant vacates a rental unit, the landlord can take up to 35 days to return the security deposit.
  • Tenants are limited to $3,000 in damages when filing a lawsuit for the return of their security deposit.