Advantage Property Management was established in 2011 as a sister company to Hayman Properties.  Led by Carolyn Howard, Vice President of Operations, Advantage consists of highly skilled and experienced professionals capable of managing both office and multifamily properties.

In addition to property and on-site management, Advantage Management also offers:

  • Asset Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable
  • Cash Management (Reserve Account set-up for taxes & insurance)
  • Annual Budget
  • Quarterly Forecasting
  • Analysis daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, ad hoc (as requested)
  • Advantage can manage your rehab project
  • Advantage can also work with insurance companies to ensure your property has the correct coverage.

By utilizing their vast experience, the Advantage Management team can also develop creative and innovative ideas to increase your revenues.

 

Advantage Management Team

Carolyn Howard, Vice President Operations

Carolyn Howard CPM is the Regional Vice President of Operations based in Houston, Texas.  Ms. Howard has been involved in Residential and Commercial Property Management for over 30 years.  Carolyn’s experience includes real estate management, development, finance and acquisitions in locations across the United States.  Her previously experience includes Metric Property Management, TVO/EPT Management, Pinnacle and Guardian-Equity, LLC.

During her career, Ms. Howard has held the position of Regional Vice President of Operations at several organizations, managing in excess of 35,000 multi-housing units.  Most recently as COO, Carolyn created a platform for all aspects of management, marketing, investor reporting and asset renovation for a burgeoning owner/management organization.  Ms. Howard holds the Certified Property Management designation from the Institute of Real Estate and attended Edinboro State University.

Jessica Garcia, Property Manager 

Jessica Garcia, CAM is the Property Manager for Ravenwood Apartments in Houston, Texas.  Jessica has 12+ years of experience working in the multifamily housing industry.  She began her career in 2003 as a Leasing Consultant in a 1,752 unit property - within 2 short years, Ms. Garcia was promoted to Property Manager.  In 2010, Jessica obtained her CAM designation from the Houston Apartment Association. 

Spanning the years, Jessica's portfolio has grown to include success stories at several assets with low occupancy and in physical distress.  She successfully re-positionied the assets with well planned million dollar renovations and instituting a high qualifying criteria for prospective tenants.  Within a short period of time, Jessica was able to obtain 97%+ physical occupancy, low turnover and a substantially improved NOI.  Outside of the Ravenwood offices, Ms. Garcia is currently an active student at Bringham Young Universtiy, enjoys music and spending time with her family.

Starla Moore, Property Manager

Starla Moore, CAM is the Property Manager at Hayman Plaza in Houston, Texas.  Ms. Moore has been involved in property management for over 22 years.  Her vast experience includes acquisitions, property rehabilitation and repositioning properties.  Starla has worked in several states as a Regional Supervisor.  Her portfolio includes class A through D properties.  Invigorated by a challenge, Starla enjoys the research, dedication and processes involved in transforming, evolving and repositioning her properties into a higher classification.  While working at Berkshire Realty, Ms. Moore received the coveted Manager of the Year Award.  Her efforts have often been rewarded with honors acknowledging her dedication and exceptional high standards of excellence, and as a Property Manager, she demands the same high standards from her staff. 

Starla has authored articles for real estate industry publications and is viewed by her peers as a leader in the industry.   Ms. Moore holds a Certified Property Management certification from the Houston Apartment Association.

Brandy Collard, Property Manager

Brandy Collard is responsible for overseeing the Salt Lake City portfolio of commercial buildings.  Her previous experience of developing and operating several businesses have developed her hands on approach to managing and operating the buildings.  Customer service and her attention to detail are hallmarks found within Advantage Property Management and synonymous with Brandy's personal management style.
 
A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Brandy currently resides in Draper, Utah with her husband, two children and her dog.  Brandy attended both Salt Lake Community College and UCMT. Ms. Collard is also a talented self-taught artist who enjoys working with many mediums including oil and acrylic.  Her award winning murals grace many homes and businesses in Utah and California.  Brandy also enjoys spending time with her family snowboarding, traveling the world and exploring the great outdoors.

Lisa Baragosh, California Area Manager

Lisa is a native of the Los Angeles area whose real estate career began upon graduation in 2009 with Coldwell Banker in Beverly Hills.  Recognized as a member of one of the top producing teams for Coldwell Banker, her career continued to grow and prosper in the Los Angeles real estate market until 2013, when she moved abroad to serve as the Business Development Manager, and Lead Sales Negotiator for a boutique real estate investment firm in West London, UK.  During that time, she continued her education in interior design and architecture through the Chelsea Harbour School of Design.  Lisa now serves as the California Area Manager for Advantage Property Management.  Ms. Baragosh graduated from Loyola Marymount University with honors and a degree in Communication Studies.  She was also a member of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society and the Dean’s Honors List.

 

 

Contact

Houston 8866 Gulf Freeway, Suite 401
Houston, TX 77017
Phone: (713) 944-1901
Fax:

Los Angeles 11661 San Vicente Boulevard
Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 826-4905 ext. #112
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