Frequently Asked Questions

  • Am I required to make my property available to Section 8?

    You are not required to make your property Section 8 available. However, we are able to process any and all paperwork necessary should you agree to rent to a tenant that will be using a Section 8 voucher. All Section 8 properties require an inspection by the Housing Department and will require some additional paper for their processing.
  • Are you licensed?

    YRG Property Services is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Pennsylvania. As such, we are an equal opportunity housing provider and follow all regulated Fair Housing laws.
  • Can I reach you after hours?

    Our Property Manager can be reached directly at: 717-208-7918x 128. This number rings to his cell phone after hours should you have any emergency or question. He can also be reached via email at:
  • Can you put the money directly into my account?

    Yes. Your online owner portal allows for contributions directly for your bank account. This should only be necessary should you wish to have a specific maintenance repair or upgrade made to the property that requires additional payment. YRG will work directly with our maintenance department or the contractor to process all payments making it a smooth and easy process for our owners.
  • Do I get to see the lease or sign it?

    Yes. Our Property Manager will provide you with an electronic copy of the lease prior to signing as well as a signed copy upon request. All documents are held in both paper and electronic copies for up to 3 years post tenancy.
  • Do you sell real estate too?

    Our sister company Younger Realty Group is our Real Estate Sales division of our company. This sector of our company handles all of the purchasing and selling aspects of investment properties. Should you be in the market to add additional properties to your existing portfolio or wish to liquidate your existing properties, Younger Realty Group can aid you in these services.
  • How and when do I get my checks?

    Our owners receive their profit checks on the 15th of every month. You will receive your monthly report along with your profit check at that time. We have found that our owners appreciate receiving their profit check within the same month rents are collected. Owner profits can be issued via check mailed to your address or via direct deposit into the bank account of your choice.
  • How is rent collection handled?

    Our office team works to collect rent from tenants at the beginning of every month. Tenants have the ability to Mail payment, Online payment, or Drop off their rent at our office which is conveniently located in the heart of Lancaster City.
  • How long of a lease do you sign?

    Our traditional lease is a 12 month (1 year) lease. With owner approval, we have signed shorter term lease on a case by case basis.
  • How much security deposit do you charge the tenant?

    We collect (1) month’s rent as a security deposit. This deposit cannot be used as final month’s rent and is processed no later than 30 days after the tenant has vacated the property.
  • How soon can you start managing my property?

    Upon signing of a management contract we can immediately begin managing your property.
  • What type of properties do you manage?

    We manage: Single Family Homes, Apartment Buildings, Duplexes, Townhomes, Home Owner’s Associations, Condo Associations and even vacation rentals.
  • What type of reports do I get and how often?

    With your Online Owner Portal, you’ll be able to see all invoices that are processed with your account as well as a monthly statement with all rent collected and charges for the account.
  • Who holds the tenant security deposit?

    YRG Property Services will hold the security deposit in an escrow bank account as per state law. These funds are not to comingle with any operating funds and therefore must be kept separate.