Q. What are the important criteria used to qualify for
renting a home?
A. Since we help many landlords, each
landlords may have a somewhat different standard for
tenant selection. Generally, landlords consider
the following factors:
Satisfactory credit history
Monthly income about three times the monthly rental
No outstanding judgments
No past rental evictions
Established history of credit since a past bankruptcy
Criminal record check
Present and former landlord references
All properties are offered subject to the Federal Fair
Q. How much does
it cost to use our services?
A. There is no
charge for our leasing staff to help you to find a home.
If you decide to submit an application to rent one of
our properties, there is a $40 per person charge for the
credit and application background check.
Q. How much does it cost to move into a rental home?
A. First months rent, plus a security
deposit equal to one months rent, and, if applicable, a
Q. The web page says no pets. How can I find out if an
owner will reconsider their stated preference?
A. At the time of submitting an
application for tenancy, you may request any exception
that you want the owner to consider. Sometimes, but not
always, an owner may reconsider their requirements after
reviewing your pets verifiable history, or a large pet
deposit, to cover possible damages. Pet restrictions do
not apply to assistive living animals.
Q. What other pet policies are there?
A. No property owners will approve an
occupancy for the following breeds of dogs:
You will be required to sign a statement attesting to
the fact that your pet has no history nor any known
incident of showing a threatening posture towards
Q. The home is available for rent now but we will not be
able to rent for three months. Will the owner hold the
home until we need it if we pay a deposit?
A. No, not with just a deposit. Owners
may be willing to hold a home for about 7 to 10 days
after the posted availability date, and then they
require that rent payments start.
Q. We will not be moving for a few months, so how can I
learn what homes will be available in the future?
A. Tenants are required to give a 30-day
notice of their intentions to move, so we seldom know
beyond 30 days which specific homes are going to be
available for rent. Since we property manage many homes,
there are usually several choices of rental properties
available. These homes are updated on our website on a
daily basis, so you may want to bookmark our site and
visit often as the time gets closer for you to select a
Q. There are some homes that I want to see, how do I
arrange to see them?
A. Many homes are occupied and
appointments will be needed to see the inside of the
property. You may drive by the property however, the
current occupant is advised not to allow any prospective
tenant access to their home without an appointment being
made by our leasing staff. Our leasing staff is
available 7 days a week to accommodate you.
Q. I saw a home listed by another company, can you show
lease it to me?
A. Our home site is updated on a daily
basis with all properties available on the market.
Sometimes a company might do an in-house listing but
chances are, we can contact that agent and show you the
property. It really is on an individual case