Who We Are

Stoker Residential Management is a locally owned, full-service, boutique property management company founded by Patrick Stoker, a Arlington  native and licensed real estate professional since 1999.

We specialize in providing high-quality, personalized service to our owners and residents alike. We are able to do so because we have intentionally chosen to keep our portfolio of managed properties small. We feel this choice allows us the best opportunity to respond to the needs and concerns of our owners and residents.

When residents are happy, they stay. When residents stay, income is steady and owners are happy. Crafting and nurturing this circle of happiness and trust is what we view as our primary task at Stoker Residential Management.


We want you to feel confident that you are getting the best price and value. Send us any legitimate competitor's written offer and we will beat it!


If you're not happy, let us know and we'll make it right. If we can't, we will credit you that month's management fee. If you want out of the agreement, you can cancel at anytime without penalty!


We will lease your property at a market rent, to a qualified tenant within forty five days, or you do not pay a leasing fee!


Here is an overview of how our property management service works:

  1. Property Consultation
    • Initial property consultation – This is a no obligation meeting at the property to address your needs, goals, and concerns. We also make recommendations on what need to be done to the property to ensure it leases in a timely fashion.
    • Rental valuation – We research the most current comparable's in your market and provide you the current market price for your rental.
    • Establish a timeline – Based on our meeting, we will give you a timeline of when you can expect certain goals to be accomplished including property turnover, advertising, & leasing.
  2. Turnover
    • Based on our initial meeting with you, we then contract out our preferred vendors to bid and perform the work needed to make the home "rent ready".
    • We oversee that the work is performed in a timely fashion and professional manner.
    • Once work is complete, we will pay for the work from your property account and keep accurate accounting records.
  3. Marketing
    • Take professional looking photos
    • Create a video tour
    • Create professional looking online advertisement
    • Ad sent to owner for review
    • Syndicate ad to all our preferred online advertising sites
    • Professional signage
  4. Showings
    • Agent showings
    • Regular property visits to spruce up vacant properties
  5. Tenant Screening
    • FICO Credit Score
    • Nationwide Eviction Search
    • Nationwide Criminal Search
    • Employment verification
    • Previous Landlord Reference Checks
  6. Lease Signing & Move In
    • Lease negotiations
    • Draft tailored lease agreement
    • Lease signing
    • Collect move in funds
    • Move in condition assessment
    • Move in condition photos
    • Post move in follow up with tenant
  7. Monthly Statements and Rent Deposit
    • Income/Expense Statements emailed each month
    • Monthly direct deposit of rents
    • 24/7 access to online owner portal
  8. Lease Renewal
    • Research market rent
    • Review tenant file
    • Execute renewal contract

Do you have a vacancy you need filled fast? Let the professionals at Good Life PM work their magic! Our Leasing Only service provides the following:

  1. Initial property consultation – This is a no obligation meeting at the property to address your needs, goals, and concerns.
    • Positioning the property – We make recommendations on what needs to be done to the property to ensure it leases in a timely fashion and for top dollar.
    • Rental valuation – We research the most current comparable's and give you our opinion of rental value.
    • Set a leasing goal – We set a target date for when we expect to lease the property, based on the market price and current market conditions.
  2. Professional looking photos
  3. Advertising – We list your property on many of the top rental websites!
  4. Signage – Professional signage created to solicit calls from interested renters.
  5. Prospect call screening
  6. Showing of your unit – One of our qualified team members will set appointments with qualified prospects to show your unit.
  7. Bi-weekly updates – You will be updated on the progress every Tuesday and Friday. More often if warranted.
  8. Tenant Screening- Once an application is received we screen the applicants for:
    • FICO Credit Score
    • Nationwide Eviction Search
    • Nationwide Criminal Search
    • Employment verification
    • Rental Reference verification
  9. Lease negotiations
  10. Prepare lease and guide you and new tenant through the leasing contract.
  11. Create Electronic lease packet which includes:
    • Lease document
    • Applicable addendums
    • Applications with Photo ID's



The monthly management fee includes the following services:

  • Our management systems, processes, and expertise
  • A dedicated, licensed property manager
  • Tenant’s questions answered and complaints resolved
  • Detailed notes kept on all tenant communication
  • 24/7 Maintenance coordination
  • 24/7 after hours emergency maintenance with a live person
  • Onsite property visits in emergency situations
  • Detailed notes kept on all repair issues
  • Before and after photos of repairs
  • Work orders and copies of invoices
  • Vendor management
  • Utilities management
  • Initial Property Evaluation with condition report (for occupied properties)
  • HOA communication and rules compliance (if applicable)
  • Lease violation enforcement
  • Tenant change management
  • Communication with neighbors
  • Posting of late rent and lease violation notices
  • Move in inspections
  • Move out inspections
  • Review tenant file for complaints, issues, & late payments
  • Complete a market survey of rents
  • Lease renewal review
  • Draft lease renewal offer and communicate offer to tenant
  • Execute renewal contract and share on owner and tenant portal
  • Deposit disposition
  • Deposit dispute resolution
  • Payment of recurring and non-recurring bills
  • Accurate monthly accounting
  • Monthly and year end property accounting
  • Year end statements for tax preparation
  • Direct deposit of monthly rent
  • Access to owner portal; make payments, store leases, view inspection reports


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