PROSPECTIVE TENANT REQUIREMENTS:
- Complete application online
- Pay a $100 application fee
- A security deposit equivalent to one month’s rent
- Proof of homeowners insurance required
- $500 pet fee if applicable
- Anything else required by the owner of the home
TENANT APPROVAL IS BASED ON A COMBINATION OF THE FOLLOWING:
- Positive rental history
- Background check
- Credit check
- Eviction check
- Employment verification
- Income verification
Questions & Answers
None of the properties we currently manage are enrolled in section 8 housing.
Properties are automatically held for the prospective tenants whom we are processing an application for. After the application is approved, the tenant has 24 hours to pay the security deposit and sign the lease to permanently hold the property until their move in.
All adults 18 years old and older must complete an application in order to complete background screening.
Applications are processed on a first come first served basis.
Applications are scored on a point system where verifiable criteria are given value and a tenant is approved when they meet the minimum score.
The amount of time required for a decision to be made depends on the quality of the information provided on the application and how long it takes for the applicant and current landlord to provide information and references.
Decisions are usually made within 2 business days of an application being received.
Application fees are non-refundable. Please contact our office if you have questions prior to applying.
Our typical security deposit is the same as one months rent for normal risk tenants. Once a tenant’s application is approved, the tenant has 24 hours to pay the security deposit and sign the lease or we will move on to the next applicant.
We recommend all tenants pay rent via our online portal. It aids in clear communication about payments between the tenant, property manager, and the accounting team. We do accept checks in person or by mail and they are subject to a convenience fee.
Please review our pet policy HERE
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We recommend all tenants to submit repair and maintenance requests via our online portal. Tenants are also provided a direct phone number to our maintenance call center that they can call or text 24/7/365.
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Leases are typically 12 months in length. Updated lease terms can be found on the available property details.
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If you’re ready to receive a free consultation with one of our expert property managers to find out how we can serve you, give us a call at 615-550-5565 or the link below!