Logo_from_website Connecting Property Owners with Tenants for over 20 years. Logo Cara Thompson Call (561) 312-7894 Property Management Expert

Residential Property Management

for Palm Beach & Southern Martin Counties

We use a combination of traditional methods, advanced systems and direct field experience to create successful and long-term tenancies for investment property owners.

This, along with a strong dedication to professionalism, delivers a consistent and high standard of service. Read the Testimonials section to hear how our clients rate us.

The “3-M Philosophy” is at the core of a full-service program where our rental and management solutions really work for landlords.

Our office is centrally located in Palm beach County and we are within close physical proximity to all of our managed accounts for property inspections, meetings with the tenants, or emergency-related events.


Account Management

  • Rent Payment Processing
  • Monthly Owner Distributions
  • Monthly & Yearly Owner Statements
  • Invoice Processing for repairs, HOA Fees, taxes and insurance.
  • Rent Increase Analysis

Property Maintenance

  • Rent Preparation & Renovations
  • Tenant Repairs and Technician Dispatching
  • Vendor Estimates
  • Property Inspections
  • Pre and Post Condition Photos

Crisis Management

  • Insurance Claim Coordination
  • HOA Violation Resolution
  • Pre-Eviction & Eviction Assistance
  • Security Deposit Claims per Fl Statutes
  • Tenant Non-Compliance Resolution

Securing the Tenant

  • Rental Listing and Marketing via MLS and R.E. Websites
  • Comprehensive Tenant Vetting and Qualifying
  • Lease Preparation
  • Tenant Move-In Follow Through

Home Watch

  • Bi-Monthly or Monthly Property Inspections
  • Monthly Bill processing (i.e. lawn, pool, pest control services)
  • Hurricane Preparation
  • Elective or Required Maintenance
  • HOA Compliance

Tenant Management

  • Lease Enforcement
  • Security Deposit Claims
  • Online Rent Payments
  • Lease Renewals
  • Move-Out Fulfillment

Communication and Local Representation is key whether you live in the same county or in another country.

Our Online Owner Portals, Direct Deposit option and Online Operating Account Funding all make for easy communication with our owners and increase overall efficiency.


Our Close Physical Proximity, allows us to be your local Eyes and Ears and provide true peace of mind and fast response time to emergencies.

Many Out of State Landlords are not aware of the Florida Legal Statute requiring tenant deposits to be held in a separate Florida-Based bank Account. We’ve got you covered with our corporate escrow account designed especially for this purpose.

Customer Testimonials:

We Were Blessed

``We were blessed with the ideal property manager and realtor and knew we could trust you with any aspect of our property and business`` - G. Robinson, owner/landlord

Best Service

"Absolutely the best Management company I have used - Cara is exceptional."

J. Muskgrove/Landlord
I would strongly recommend

"I would strongly recommend to anyone buying investment property that they use Cara Thompson & The Rental Authority"

D. Montgomery, owner/landlord
looks beautiful

"The rent prep you handled looks beautiful. Thanks so much for all the work you have done, it's an amazing difference."

C.Smith, owner/landlord
outstanding assistance

"Thank you for your outstanding assistance!"

N. Ely, owner/landlord
Thank you for taking care

"Thank you for taking care of my property and my tenants."

A. Elsidawi, owner/landlord
I appreciate all the updates

"As always, I appreciate all the updates you provide and for persevering and dealing with a tough situation."

N. Lalli, owner/landlord
Thank you

"Thank you for all your time and efforts helping me resolve the recent troubles with my property."

U. Malquist, owner/landlord
wonderful to work with

"You were wonderful to work with on management and rentals over the years and especially with the challenging sale of our property."

E. Norman, owner/landlord

Cara Thompson

Property Manager & Realtor

On any given day I can provide owners with an accurate update or the latest events associated with their property. My clients don't have to talk to different departments about repairs, rent payments, lease renewals, etc. I'm in-the-know all the time and always accessible.

Cara Thompson

With over 20 years experience in the related fields of property management, rentals, real estate sales, and investment property ownership, Cara provides the valuable knowledge and guidance rarely found in one real estate professional.


She has received various achievement awards in the Property Management and Real Estate fields and is a graduate of Rutgers University. A native of New York City and long-time resident of New Jersey, she has made Palm Beach County her home for 25 years and currently resides in Jupiter.

Realtor Referral Program

Real estate sales and property management sometimes go hand-in-hand.

Feel confident knowing your client’s property management needs will be professionally handled and be rewarded with a $250 referral fee for each account secured. Even more importantly, we will always preserve and safeguard the special relationship between the realtor and their client in the even the property converts to a sale or re-rent.

What price do you put on peace of mind?

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