HCS Property Management/Home Guardians


5801 Soundview Dr Ste 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

(253) 857-7368
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HCS Property Management/Home Guardians - Gig Harbor, WA
HCS Property Management/Home Guardians - Gig Harbor, WA
HCS Property Management/Home Guardians - Gig Harbor, WA
HCS Property Management/Home Guardians - Gig Harbor, WA
HCS Property Management/Home Guardians - Gig Harbor, WA
HCS Property Management/Home Guardians - Gig Harbor, WA
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My family and I have been renting for over a year now from HCS. We like the property and the location, but I would no longer work with HCS if I had a choice.

Editorial review from Citysearch 11/17/2013

We rented through HCS for 3-years, and cannot say enough good things about our experience. The owners, Roy and Julie, were very responsive to all repairs that needed to be made. It is a balancing act keeping both tenant and landlord happy, and they did a wonderful job doing this. We honored their and the landlord's desire to maintain a clean and well-kept house, and they were very fair in dealing with us. HCS has my highest recommendation! more

Editorial review from Citysearch 10/9/2013

Highly Recommend.\r HCS has managed my rental property in Gig Harbor for the past 11 years. I was living overseas for the majority of that time, and was always confident that any and all issues related to the house or tenant's concerns would be tended to thoroughly and quickly.\r \r The house has not been vacant a single month in all those years, and several of the tenants stayed many years which I believe is a sign they felt they were in a good situation.\r \r Roy and Julie oversaw routine preventative maintenance and larger scale projects like replacing the substantial deck, plus tending repair requests by tenants.\r \r I give them the highest possible rating, and would recommend them to anyone looking for property management services. I also believe tenants looking for a property to rent could not find better management. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 8/25/2013

We are landlords who have been using HCS for over 12 years to advertise for renters and do the initial screening for us. We handle our own ongoing property management but we would not consider renters without going through HCS. Roy and Julie are professional and thorough, providing the lease agreement and other legal documents we need. They are direct, to the point and have a great deal of integrity. In the 12 years we've used them we've never had a bad experience with our tenants. The rent was always paid the the move out procedure has always gone well. We attribute that to the initial set up by HCS. We highly recommend them. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 7/14/2013

We rented a home in Cromwell area of Gig harbor through HCS. We found them to be professional, and easy to communicate with during any issue. The home we moved into was spotless, and when we left we made sure it was the same way. If you take of the rental like it was your own home, you will have no issues. Roy was very courteous and friendly. To lease a home from, or lease your home out... HCS is great. Thank you. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 4/11/2013

We had a very positive experience with HCS. Roy and Julie were great to work with and were so nice and friendly. Through them, we were able to rent an amazing house with a view for three and a half years which we couldn't have found on our own. We also came from out of state.The two times that we needed repairs for things that either broke or weren't working properly, they were very quick to respond. If you follow the rules of their contract, you will have no problems getting back your full deposit. We made sure the house was in the same if not better condition from how we found it. We were able to receive our full deposit back very quickly. We would have liked to continue to rent through them but couldn't because most of their properties are in Gig Harbor and we live in Tacoma. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 3/11/2013

This company is great! When we flew up from Southern California and were on our last day of house hunting with no luck and feeling quite frustrated and helpless, we saw a home that looked like might be a possibility and called HCS. The owners, Roy and Julie, put their heads together and found us the perfect place, a home that had not yet been listed and it was literally PERFECT for our family! I like how immaculate their properties are and their great and friendly customer service. Extremely helpful to us military families! Move out instructions were clear and Yes, we got our full deposit back...not too hard when you follow the move-out instructions. Would absolutely will being going through HCS again if we end up back in the area! more

Editorial review from Citysearch 3/11/2013

We were VERY surprised by some of the negative things we read about Roy and Julie. We think we are in a great position to comment on them because we have rented three houses from them over a period of 9 years, so that included three different properties and three different move-outs. Let me first say that their standards are indeed high, but not excessively so. They rent very nice properties, and it is their job to keep them that way. So when there is any sort of concern or problem, they were always extremely responsive and got back to us right away. If one vendor could not fix a problem, they would immediately get someone else who could. As you can imagine, over the course of 9 years, we had our share, and there was never once an issue of not responding and not getting the job done to our total satisfaction. As for the move-outs, as a renter, one needs to carefully note the problems in the house before signing the lease, just as one would before driving a rental car off the lot. And when you get the house, it is very clean, any problems are fixed, and they expect you to leave it that way or some of the deposit will be deducted. This included leaving with clean windows. The expectations in the contractual agreement are certainly not unreasonable, and are in fact industry standard. I would want them as both a tenant and a home owner for these reasons. I like the Tinders both personally and professionally. I recommend their business without hesitation. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 3/9/2013

I rented a home on the water from HCS Property Management while I was in Dallas. I found Roy and his people to be nothing but friendly and accommodating. They took care of the rental over the phone! Roy was always convenient by phone and took care of my one time septic problem within an hour. I couldn't have asked for anything more. The home was spotless when I moved in, and I left it spotless when I moved out 3 years later. My deposit was ready in an hour. I'd use them again and recommend them to anyone who asked me. \r Joe Wilson more

Know what you're up against! 5/9/2012

My family and I have been renting for over a year now from HCS. We like the property and the location, but I would no longer work with HCS if I had a choice. more

RENTER BEWARE!! 11/13/2011

Be very careful when renting with HCS. I made the mistake of renting with them and got burned. This is their MO... A very nice older couple with property management co rent out a nice home. Although they tell you that everything is perfect when you move in, you see that its not. Nothing unusual, but like any other rental property there are things that don't work, signs of where and tear to the house. Now a couple years later when you move out, they are always conveniently unavailable to meet you face to face. After you are gone, they say that things were perfect when they gave it to you and they take your deposit to ""bring the house to the same condition that you moved in"". We had had professional housecleaning every other week and when we moved out, window cleaning, carpet cleaning, yard care every week and over $800 spent on yard care to maintain the property over a 12 month period. After we were gone they still had the audacity to take $2000 from our deposit for ""touch up painting, repair the yard, and additional rent"" while all the work was being done. As an Army Officer who has moved 4 times over the last 8 years and rented many times, I never experienced anything like this. Watch out, they are not honest! more

HCS does not care 10/5/2011

HCS property managment company is dishonest. They were not truthful about their representation of the house we rented. It was not in the condition they had promised. The lease was different at our signing than what was discussed at the showing of the house we rented. Unfortunately, we were already commited to renting since we did not have the time to look at other homes. We cannot wait until our lease is over, we will be looking to purchase soon. The HCS owners are very intrusive and find every reason to phone and/or email with questions. Please, do your research before doing any business with them. more
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