Jennifer Valentin

Hello! I am Jenny, the Maintenance Coordinator here at Auben as well as Benebu (Airbnb). As such, I am responsible for managing the maintenance on all our property rentals as well as our Airbnb’s and Commercial buildings in the Southeastern Region. I also work very closely with the Director of Project Management Pat Rider who also handles the renovations during vacancy.

At Auben we manage multiple markets including:

  • Augusta, Georgia
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Charleston, South Carolina

We are always in search of “a few good vendors” and hope that you are excited to become one of them! We currently have availability / openings for contractors in many genres.

Who We Are


To make our investors, ourselves, and our communities richer, one home at a time.


To be a leader in real estate investment and community building, while staying true to ourselves.

What We Do

Auben Realty specializes in real estate investment and offers the following services:
• Project Management
• Property Restoration
• Leasing & Property Management
• Investment Sales
• Real Estate Sales

Who We Need

Auben is currently searching for licensed, insured and committed skilled tradesmen in the following areas:

Appliance Repair




Foundation Specialist

Garage Door

General Contractors

Glass / Window Repair




Pest Control



Septic Company

Tree Removal

Vendor Expectations

General Auben Vendor Standards Include:

  • Charge a fair and competitive price
  • Assign great quality staff to projects
  • Respond promptly to client requests
  • Invoice accurately and timely
  • Scope and estimate project accurately

Expectations Include:

  • We expect our vendors to provide services in a timely and respectful manner.
  • We expect clear and prompt communication both with the office staff and the residents.
  • Only those services that the vendor is licensed and qualified to perform can be executed.
  • Invoices should be detailed, professional and completed in a timely manner.
  • We expect that the job site will be left clean and free of construction materials unless other arrangements have been made.

Vendor Requirements

To begin the process of becoming and Auben contractor,  you will need to do the following:

  1. Download the forms below (W-9 & Direct Deposit Form)
  2. Complete the forms to the best of your ability
  3. Scan or photograph them and attach to your completed application / information below
  4. Return the additional required documents (insurance / business license) via our online form

Required Information:

After you submit your documents, information and application, the Auben team will be in touch very soon, to confirm.

All vendors are encouraged to utilize direct deposit as a faster way to receive payment for completed work orders.

Download the following forms to complete attachments to the application below:

The W9

Direct Deposit Forms

Getting Started with Auben

Thank you for your interest in Auben! We are excited for you to join the team. Begin the application process by completing the application below (complete with your Business License, Iinsurance, W9 and Direct Deposit documentation). After submission our team will be in touch with an additional information needed or a WELCOME to Auben.

**No application will be accepted without all forms completed and attached.**

Welcome to Auben

Once you become a vendor, the process of receiving work orders and payments is simple!

Step 1

When a work order is submitted through our portal by a resident it will then be dispatched to you for completion.

Step 2

All work orders are sent via email with a detail description of the issue.

Step 3

Work orders will contain the residents contact informationmaintenance limit*, and if the resident has pets.

Step 4

Once a job is completed we expect the invoice to be in no more than 2 days after completion.


Payout is the 15th and 30th of every month.

*The maintenance limit provides you with a spending limit to get the repairs completed. If the work totals over the maintenance limit then a quote is to be provided (will need to be approved by the owner).

Ready to Apply?

Simply complete the digital application below, attach your documentation / forms and we will be in touch soon. Thank you for your interest in becoming an Auben vendor.

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