What if I don’t want to pay for my residents’ cable and Internet service?
This does not obligate you to pay for the cable TV and internet service for your residents. That is one option, however even when residents pay for their own service, the cable provider is required to have you grant access to your private property to serve those customers. There is value to this access. Multifamily Utility Solutions will make sure you get the maximum value available to you.
Why do I need a cable access agreement when the cable company is already providing service?
There may already be an agreement in place, but in some cases, the original agreement has expired. In order to serve your residents, the cable company needs your permission to eb on your personal property. Please watch our information video for more information.
Why is electric and gas limited to certain states?
Electric and gas rates vary by state. Some states regulate these rates at the state level. Other states opt to deregulate these rates and allow the free market system and competition to keep the rates in check. In these “deregulated” states, there are numerous suppliers of electricity and gas and you have the ability to “shop” for these services. Our brokers assess your usage and current commitments to determine if these is savings to eb realized for your properties.
How much is Multifamily Utility Solutions service?
Multifamily Utility Solutions works on commission in most cases. For revenue generating services such a as cable and internet access agreements, MUS only gets paid if you sign an agreement and get payment form a provider. Then and only then will you pay MUS a commission. The commission is based on a sliding scale that decreases with the number of units you assign to us.
For electric, gas and solar, MUS is paid a referral commission from our brokers so the rate you are quoted is your only cost.
For RFP preparation and management, MUS would receive a commission based on your savings.
Our success-based business model only rewards us when our work benefits you.
How does the MUS service work?
Depending on which of our services you wish to utilize, the process varies but is very easy. If we are working to generate revenue from your cable and Internet access rights then we will require a short (2 page) agreement and Letter of Authorization (LOA) to negotiate on your behalf with the potential providers. After we have negotiated what we believe to be the best agreement, we will present it to you and then it is entirely up to you as to whether or not you accept the agreement. We DO NOT have the authorization to enter in to any agreement son your behalf – only to negotiate on your behalf.
For electric and gas services in the deregulated markets, there is no agreement. We simply need the most recent 12 months of utility bills for your property.
We know your time is valuable so we try to make the process as easy as possible!
How do I get started?
Let’s schedule an introductory call. These calls are less than 30 minutes and it gives us the opportunity to learn more about your portfolio and goals (buy and hold, fix and flip) as this impacts our strategy. And you the opportunity to get to know us and ask any additional questions you may have about our process.