Kyra O'Rourke
1834 Central Avenue
Mckinleyville, CA 95519

Direct: 707-839-1897
Fax: 707-839-9360

Company Information
Cottage Realty

1834 Central Ave.

McKinleyville, CA 95519

As a Humboldt County Full Service Real Estate office, we are dedicated to providing up to date real estate information, keeping communication lines open and achieving results for all our clients. For us, it's about being the best property manager that provides knowledge, experience and expertise while helping our clients manage, buy or sell their properties. With our website, we hope to provide you with a complete real estate resource. You can search the Multiple Listing Service(MLS) for active properties, find out helpful tips on buying or selling a home, get information about property management services or rental properties, print out rental applications, view our local communities, and contact us directly.

Property Management Services

As an Independent Property Management Company, Cottage Realty provides residential property management and leasing services to Humboldt County property owners and tenants. If you are interested in having Cottage Realty manage a property, please feel free to contact us for a free consultation. We manage rentals in Mckinleyville, Arcata, Blue Lake, Trinidad, Bayside, Fortuna, Loleta, and surrounding communities. We offer housing near Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods.

Having Cottage Realty manage your property saves you time and money while you enjoy the income and tax benefits without the hassle of actual tenant management. Our services include: Reasonable fees, attracting qualified tenants, inspecting the property, negotiating rental rates, collecting & depositing rents, monthly accounting statements, arranging maintenance & repairs, marketing, keeping informed of Landlord-Tenant laws and enforcing compliance to leases.

Managing Costs

-For Full Management Services: A negotiable percentage based on gross collected rents.(Any additional services such as overseeing remodels, claims, etc will be negotiated prior to work to be done.

-For Once Time Placement: A Competitive flat fee.

-For Eviction Services: A negotiated fee.

Tenant Screening & Signing

*Cottage Realty carefully screens all prospective tenants. This includes verification of income, past rental references, a thorough credit check and when needed a co-signor.

*Once a tenant has been approved, a California Association of Realtors Lease Agreement is used which is clear and concise for all parties involved.

*Upon signing a lease, our policy is to collect a deposit plus the first months rent.

Accounting Services

We provide complete financial accounting to our clients each month. Our services vary depending on owners needs, but include:

*Collecting Rents promptly

*Paying Mortgages, Property Taxes, Insurance, Utilities and Maintenance.

*Providing Annual Tax Summaries.

*Arranging discounts with suppliers which we pass on to our clients.

*Paying monthly, quarterly or annual pay-outs to the owners.


We endeavor to attract the most qualified applicants for a property by utilizing a variety of marketing tools while limiting the cost to the owner.

*Web Sites for Rental Units


*24 Hour Free Rental List

*Media Coverage when necessary (paid by owner)



We arrange for work to be done on the property and hire competitive and skilled professionals.

Specializing In

For Humboldt County real estate, we specialize in selling residential fixer uppers, residential new construction, luxury homes, manufactured, multi-family units, land properties and REO's. Servicing areas such as: McKinleyville, Trinidad, Arcata, Blue Lake, Eureka, Fortuna, Ferndale, Rio Dell, & Willow Creek.


For those who are interested in selling a home, a seller will find little to fault with our company. We understand that selling a home can be difficult whether due to emotional attachment or financial hardship. We try to make the transition of selling a home as stress free as possible. Doing this by being involved, available and knowledgeable. Some of the services a seller receives are:

  • A full time office staff that are helping to make your transition as smooth as possible.
  • Up-to-date and creative marketing techniques.
  • Available for evenings and weekends.
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    Selling a home is a process and we help you to make that process as smoothly as possible, from tips about staging a home to moving. For more tips on selling your home, view our buyers/sellers tab. If your ready to meet with us, contact us at (707) 839-1897 or">


    When buying a home, it's important for buyers to have an experienced as well as dedicated professional working for them to find them their home.

    • Our office is determined to not only help you find a home, but educate buyers about the process as well.
    • As active full time agents, we are always looking out for our clients best interests, from finding the right lender to finding the right inspector.
    • Actively pursuing all possible leads to find the best home.

    For more tips on buying view our Buyers/Sellers tab. Ready to start looking, contact us at (707)839-1897 or">

Kyra O'Rourke
1834 Central Avenue
Mckinleyville, CA 95519

Direct: 707-839-1897
Fax: 707-839-9360

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