Areas We Manage
Located at the center of Florida’s I-4 Corridor, we currently manage commercial and residential rental properties in the cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Auburndale, Clermont, Dade City, Ocala, Osteen, Mascotte, and Umatilla, as well as the counties of Polk, Lake, Marion, Pasco, and Volusia.
Meet Your Property Manager
Property management is just one of the many valuable services we offer to our real estate clients. I look forward to working with you to manage your real estate properties. I plan to be involved in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of your properties. It’s my job to ensure your property is taken care of and your needs are met, whether it’s electrical, plumbing, HVAC, cleaning, accounting, tenant relations, maintenance and repair.
Our pricing structure varies depending on the following factors:
- Age & condition of the building (expected maintenance issues)
- Distance (from office and other properties we manage)
- Our fee structure is typically broken down into two fees, a leasing fee, and a management fee
Our leasing fee includes:
- Assessing market rent amount
- Coordinating of the advertising for the property for rent
- Showing property to potential tenants
- Screening potential tenants
- Procuring lease
- Collecting security deposit
Our management fee includes:
- Collecting rent
- Notifying tenants with a pay or quit notice when they are late
- Assessing and collecting late fees
- Coordinating eviction
- Receiving and paying invoices
- Receiving maintenance request from tenants and dispatching professional, reliable, and fairly-priced subcontractors
- Performing regular inspections as well as move-out inspections
- Strategic long-term planning including recommendations for long-term maintenance issues, potential rent increases
- Monthly and year-end financial reporting to make your year-end tax filing as simple as possible
Meet Our Property Management Team
Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, CLS, CDP, CRX, FRICS, CRRP
Managing Director & Senior Advisor
Gary is a recognized subject matter expert on retail and commercial properties. His experience includes the complete spectrum of commercial real estate services. In addition, he is a successful real estate developer, investor, and group investment sponsor. From the early 1990s through 2004 Gary was the president and a member of the board of directors of Commercial Net Lease Realty, Inc. (NYSE:NNN) the industry leader in single-tenant corporate net-leased real estate. During that time he guided the company’s growth from less than $15 million in real estate assets to over $1.5 billion. Gary is recognized as the most accredited commercial real estate practicing professional in the nation. He a senior instructor for the CCIM Institute and a member of the board of directors of the CCIM Institute and the Education Committee and a sought-after expert in commercial real estate.
R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM
Managing Director & Senior Advisor
Todd is a well-known authority on commercial properties and land use in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro and surrounding areas. Also a principle with Real Estate Central Group, LLC, a residential real estate brokerage in Winter Haven, Todd has been active in East Polk County real estate for over 33 years. He is a second-generation real estate leader — his father having served as chairman of the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) in the early 80’s. Todd was recognized as the 2012 Florida Realtor® of the Year and was later elected as the youngest president of the organization, and continue in leadership roles. Todd brings substantial political and economic development expertise to the executive team, having served on the Polk County Board of County Commissioners for 8 years, and currently as president of the Central Florida Development Council.
Dan supports the management of the company’s commercial real estate properties. He is involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations of the properties, including accounting, tenant relations, and maintenance and repair. Dan also assists in the preparation of the annual budget, reporting, and financial performance of the properties he manages.
Tyler is an accountant working with the property management division at SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate. Tyler recently joined the brokerage after spending five years in the tax practice as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Birmingham, Alabama.
Linda serves clients with property management, leasing, and tenant representation needs and also analyzes properties for the firm. Linda brings diverse experience to the firm. She joined CBCSRD after working in a law firm in downtown Orlando, and recently passed her Florida bar exam. She also managed an accounting firm in Gainesville, Florida for four years.