Frequently Asked Questions by Potential Tenants or Renters:
The cost of the rent each month already accounts for the cost of the utilities, such as the electricity, water, and heating system, as well as the collection of garbage.
- Fill out and submit a rental application.
- Make sure you have the application fee ready.
- Prepare for credit and background screening.
- Justify your ability to make rent payments.
- Sign the lease agreement.
It will move along much more quickly if you include all the necessary documentation with your application. Please be sure to provide the following documents:
- Latest copies of pay stubs.
- Identification document (with a photo).
- A copy of any orders issued by the military.
- Documents attesting to the existence of additional sources of revenue such as Social Security, proof of disability, child support, and other relevant income documents.
- Copies of any final court judgments that may still reflect on your credit report, even if they have been paid.
- Returns on taxes for the past two years and bank statements for the previous three months. Note that this requirement is applicable only to self-employed renters.
To be eligible to apply for a rental unit, prospective tenants need to be at least 21 years old and in possession of a government-issued photo identification. Tenants who are younger than eighteen years old do not need to provide their own identification documents.
When determining whether or not an individual meets the income requirements, the incomes of all occupants are often added together.
The majority of houses and apartments that are available for rent do not allow pets of any kind, and even fewer accept animals of specific breeds, species, or sizes due to the existence of stringent pet restrictions.
It is up to the owner/landlord to decide whether or not they would accept the security deposit in installments. The landlord is responsible for making this decision as they are the property owners.
After the deposit has been paid, the lease agreement has been signed, and the property has been removed from the rental market, it is no longer possible to get a refund on the deposit. In the event that any damage is done to the rented property during the length of the lease, the tenant’s security deposit will be used to pay for the necessary repairs.
After you have been granted approval to rent the house and a deposit has been accepted, the vacant home can be held for you for up to ten days. However, this number can shift based on the specifics of the property.