CHARLESTON HOME RENTALS, LLC IS A PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY COMMITTED TO CREATING PERSONALIZED AND PLEASANT EXPERIENCES FOR LANDLORDS AND TENANTS ALIKE SO THAT ALL PARTIES CAN BE HAPPY RENTING LONG-TERM.
The Charleston Home Rentals (CHR) team understands that peace of mind is a valuable thing, and that is why we consider our work so fulfilling. CHR grants us the opportunity to provide that sort of assurance to others.
We endeavor to provide the highest level of customer service to all of our clients and do so by fostering harmonious landlord-tenant relationships in which everyone's needs are met. Experience has shown that this approach results in happy tenants, long-term occupancy and limited vacancies.
Matt Manaker began providing Property Management services in 2005, and in 2006, he founded Charleston Home Rentals, LLC.
In 2009, brothers Matt Azar and Josh Azar joined the company, and in early 2014, Doug Azar and Ben Azar joined the company. The friendship between the Manakers and the Azars of over 30 years continues in a partnership that's equally successful and transfers a unique chemistry to the business of Property Management.
All partners take a hands-on approach and are involved in all facets of the business including Leasing, Property Management, Marketing, Owner and Tenant Relations, Property Maintenance and Business Development.
Matt Manaker was a Licensed Officer in the American Merchant Marine and graduated from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Matt worked in Public Finance for 10 years and held licenses as a General Securities Representative (Series 7) and a Certified Investment Advisor (Series 65). Matt currently holds a South Carolina Real Estate License, has received the REALTOR designation from the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS and is a licensed Property Manager-in-Charge.
Josh Azar graduated from College of Charleston and entered the Hospitality industry. Josh held senior management positions at resorts in Stowe, Vermont and Nantucket, Massachusetts. Most recently Josh was employed through Orient-Express as a Senior Manager at Charleston Place Hotel. Josh is a licensed Property Manager and currently holds a South Carolina Real Estate License.
Ben Azar has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Hartford and a Masters in Architecture from the Boston Architectural College. Ben practiced architecture for 13 years prior to joining Charleston Home Rentals. Ben currently holds a Connecticut Real Estate License and will be obtaining his South Carolina Real Estate License in the near future.
Haley Haines graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications and Leadership. Haley had worked in hospitality in Florida for two years before moving to Charleston to join the Charleston Home Rentals team as a Leasing Agent in July of 2015.
Ashley Sheffield has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She brings more than 8 years of customer service experience, including 3 years of experience in the hospitality industry, to the Charleston Home Rentals team. Ashley joined Charleston Home Rentals as a Leasing Coordinator in February of 2017.
James graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor’s degree double majoring in Accounting and Business Administration. James also obtained a Master’s degree in Accountancy, MAcc, from Auburn University. He has worked in public accounting in both audit and tax areas of practice for several years, and he is excited to be a part of the team as the Head Bookkeeper at Charleston Home Rentals.
Madison's interest in Accounting and Real Estate began to evolve while attending College of Charleston. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Art & Architectural History, she staged and photographed properties for local real estate agents. Soon after, the City of Charleston-Preservation, Planning, and Sustainability team recruited her, and she was able to diversify her industry knowledge by serving the B.A.R and investigating properties. Madison joined Charleston Home Rentals as an Assistant Bookkeeper in September of 2017.