Mill Valley Property Management for Luxury Rental Homes

Renting out a Mill Valley investment property isn’t as easy as it seems. There are laws, requirements, and market demands that always change. Professional property management can help you have a better investment experience.

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Foundation Homes can expertly lease, manage, and maintain your Mill Valley rental home. We understand California’s strict laws and we have systems in place to protect your investment from easy-to-make mistakes. Our broker is CCRM licensed and our team is armed with the practical information needed to operate a property efficiently, ethically, and profitably.

Downtown Mill Valley, Sycamore Park, Homestead Valley, Tamalpais Valley, Almonte, Strawberry…we lease, manage, and maintain rental property in all these communities.


Leasing Services in Mill Valley Can Lower Vacancy Risk

We work quickly to lease your home to the best possible tenant. We price it correctly, market it aggressively, and screen tenants thoroughly.

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Marketing, Screening, Leasing.

Strategic marketing includes online advertising, professional real estate networking, and an unbeatable local reputation. We quickly and effectively attract and screen high quality tenants for high quality properties.

Tenants and owners are happy when they use our leasing services. Here’s what Meghan said:

"I was introduced to Michael Kass at Foundation Homes when I saw an apartment I was interested in leasing. Right from the start, working with Michael was great! He was very responsive, knowledgeable about the leasing process, and able to answer all my questions! I like that they use automated texting to schedule viewing appointments, including reminders and a link to the application process. It was very easy overall! I would recommend working with Michael and Foundation Homes to anyone interested in a modern approach to leasing!"

– Meghan

Helping tenants find your home in Downtown Mill Valley, Sycamore Park, Homestead Valley, Tamalpais Valley, Almonte, Strawberry.

Peace of Mind When Leasing Your Rental

Our leasing process includes:

  • Online advertising
  • Communication with prospects
  • Showings
  • Tenant screening
  • Lease execution
  • Collection of move-in funds
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Free Consultation

We’ll access our quarterly rent studies and KPI’s as well as utilize our local expertise with the Marin County rental market to deliver a rental value that’s designed to earn you as much as possible on your investment while attracting the best possible tenants to your property.

We’ll ask for a few details about your rental home, such as its precise location, its square footage, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms it has, and what kind of condition you’d describe it as being in. Don’t take a guess at how much you think your property will rent for; get an accurate and reliable rental analysis from your Marin County expert property managers.

Rental Analysis Report

Mill Valley Property Management and Maintenance You Can Trust

The leasing process is just the start. With a tenant in place, we take care of everything from rent collection to lease enforcement to routine and emergency maintenance.

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Full-service Property Management

Our team provides luxury property management for rental and investment homes in Mill Valley, including Downtown and communities like Sycamore Park, Homestead Valley, Tamalpais Valley, Almonte, and Strawberry. We advise buyers purchasing an investment property, preparing, marketing, and selling investment homes in the area.

Katherine C. worked with us to rent a Mill Valley home and found our team to be positive:

"My family recently rented a home in Mill Valley, where Foundation Homes represented the homeowner/landlord. We've been long-time renters in Marin (15+ years) and have been shown several properties over the years by Christopher and his team, although this is our first rental with them. In our experience, Foundation Homes exceeds all expectations for professionalism, timeliness, and responsiveness. From the outset, Victor Mitrani was very professional and informative about the property, while also upfront with the requirements for a successful application. He and Christopher worked with us on our application, to ensure that we were attractive tenants to our prospective landlords. Their attention to detail speaks to their high level of service and their reputation. While the application process and minimum requirements with Foundation Homes are much more rigorous than with other brokers, it's obvious that this process is designed to ensure a successful match between landlord and tenant. Our experience with Victor and Christopher has been great. We would not hesitate to rent another of the properties they represent. There's a reason that most of the higher-end rentals throughout Southern Marin are listed with Foundation Homes: they do the job right. A quick comment about the negative reviews posted by other people: In a business where there are very often disputes and legal actions between landlords and tenants, Foundation Homes clearly works to minimize these issues. It seems that the negative reviews directed toward Christopher have come mostly from disgruntled tenants who left rentals in measurably worse condition than they found them. It's just the nature of the rental business that those who are called out for their actions are angry at being held accountable.”

– Katherine C.

View Our Available Mill Valley Rental Properties

"My family recently moved from out of state. We only had two days to find a rental house. We are so fortunate to have found Christopher Barrow. Originally, we had not considered living in Mill Valley, but Christopher opened our eyes to this fabulous town. He even picked me up at the ferry one day to show me a property that I wanted to see before making my final decision. Christopher is very responsive, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, and doesn't make you feel pressured at all. My sister is looking for a rental property in Marin and I recommended working with Foundation. I am confident that Christopher can find her a great place as well!”

– Heather A.

Rented Statistics

Eton Way, Mill Valley ~ $9500/mo 

Montford Ave., Mill Valley ~ $10,600/mo  

Longfellow Rd., Mill Valley ~ $7995/mo  

Throckmorton, Mill Valley – $8500/mo 

Services and Pricing

Tenant Placement Service 6.5% 6% WAITLISTED: Get on the list and be the FIRST to know when we reopen for new members.
Monthly Management Service Owner to DIY Manage Property 6%
Performance-Built Rent Analysis
Results-Driven Marketing
Finding Tenants Quickly
Tenant Placement Protection Program
Pet Inspection Upgrade
8-Point Applicant Screening
Professional Pet Screening
Up-to-Date, Detailed Leases
Move In / Move Out Photographed Inspections $795-$1195
Annual Property Inspection
24/7 Emergency Maintenance Response "Manage Magic"
Convenient Rent Payments
Rent Collection Process
Value-Oriented Ongoing Maintenance
Maintenance Guarantee
Monthly Reporting / Bookkeeping
Property Accounting and Compliance
Pet Damage Protection Program
Legally Compliant Property Management
Monthly Owner Statements
Eviction Process Handling $150/hr
Owner and Resident Portals
Easy Resident Maintenance Requests
Ultimate Landlord Protection Insurance: $18k Lost Rent Coverage** Coming 2022! Coming 2022!
Ultimate Landlord Protection Insurance: $50k Tenant Damage Coverage** Coming 2022! Coming 2022!
Ultimate Landlord Protection Insurance: $7k Eviction Cost Coverage** Coming 2022! Coming 2022!
Annual Performance Review $995
Landlord Protection Insurance: 50% Annual Premium Contribution!!** 50% Included
Up to 2 Years FREE Management!
MVP Club MVP Platinum
The Landlord Code Investor Club (Coming Soon!) Price Varies LC Gold LC Platinum

Where to Live in Mill Valley


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Follow the Golden Gate Bridge out of San Francisco and you’ll find yourself in Mill Valley. Some of the best neighborhoods are listed here:

  • Downtown Mill Valley, where you’ll have dining, shopping, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the area’s art and culture scene. 
  • Sycamore Park, where there’s lots of green space, several parks, and a real sense of community.   
  • Homestead Valley, a historic neighborhood dating back to 1866.   
  • Tamalpais Valley, with its incredible access to Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), Mount Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, Tennessee Valley and Muir Beach.
  • Almonte, a leafy and cozy neighborhood where self-care is a way of life.
  • Strawberry, with its unique and local shops and interesting new restaurants.

We Have Our Own Favorite Places!

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Here’s what our team recommends in Mill Valley:

Mt. Tamalpais (hiking / biking) 

Muir Woods (hiking / biking)

Muir Beach 

Downtown Mill Valley (shops, restaurants)

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Performance Built Management for Results-Driven Investors.

 With over $1 Billion in homes served since 2010, our experienced team understands the seasonal markets, up and down economies, the price points, the tenant pool, as well as the local vendors and contractors needed to help your investment thrive.  How can we help protect your property today?

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925 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Suite A, Kentfield, CA 94904


Marin Office: (415) 507-9600
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