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  • Search Available Homes
  • Scheduling Showing(s)
  • Approval Criteria
  • Application Options
  • Application Fee(s)
  • Required Documents
  • You’re Approved!
  • Holding Fee
  • Lease Signing
  • Utility Activations
  • Scheduling MoveIn

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You can search our available homes via a list or a map. Click on any that interest you to see details, multiple pics, to schedule a showing and to apply online. Homes eligible for Section 8 and pets will be noted. Read More
All showings are easily scheduled online! Self-Showings may be available allowing you to see a home at your convenience. Otherwise you can schedule an Agent Showing online. Read More
We do not have any set criteria for approvals, we simply require you to provide enough information to convince us you will pay rent on time and take care of the home properly. Your application can be applied to any home we manage, but your income must be acceptable for the rent amount. Read More
You have multiple options to apply with us! Online is the fastest and easiest, but you can also download our application as a PDF and fill it out online or print it and fill it out. You can email or fax us the documents we require – we do not accept hand delivery. Read More
Our application fee covers our hard costs to obtain credit reports and background checks. The cost is $25 per person over 18 and living in the home (dependents exempt) and is under no circumstances refundable. Read More
We require a valid state photo ID, your most recent paystub & W-2 (tax return if self-employed) and your most recent bank statement. We do not accept screenshots or pages with blacked-out information. Read More
Once underwriting approves your application we send you a congratulations email with a sample lease and Holding Fee Agreement. The home is not yours until the agreement is signed and returned. Read More
We require a nonrefundable Holding Fee to reserve a home for you until your MoveIn. A home is marketed and up for grabs until both a signed Holding Fee Agreement and Holding Fee are received. Read More
For your convenience, leases are emailed to you for digital signature once we have an agreed upon MoveIn Date. This allows you to use the signed lease to arrange any utility activations. Read More
We recommend scheduling electricity and gas utilities to be turned on the day of Lease Signing or before. Water Affidavits are required to turn on water for homes in municipalities that offer them. Read More
Keys are turned over to you once all required funds are paid, utilities activated in your name and the MoveIn Checklist has been completed. We also video you pointing out the issues noted on the Checklist. Read More
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Search Available Homes

You can search our available homes via a list or a map. Click on any that interest you to see details, multiple pics, to schedule a showing and to apply online. Homes eligible for Section 8 and pets will be noted.

We try to give you as much information as possible on each home, so you don’t waste your time viewing unsuitable ones. In addition to the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, we include room sizes, basement and garage info, location, school district and more. You’ll also find numerous pictures to help you decide if you want to pursue a showing.

Scheduling Showing(s)

All showings are easily scheduled online! Self-Showings may be available allowing you to see a home at your convenience. Otherwise you can schedule an Agent Showing online.

We use technology to make scheduling a showing easy for you anytime of the day. Please note all showings are required to be scheduled online, our staff cannot do so for you.

Approval Criteria

We do not have any set criteria for approvals, we simply require you to provide enough information to convince us you will pay rent on time and take care of the home properly. Your application can be applied to any home we manage, but your income must be acceptable for the rent amount. So, tell us your story when you submit your application!

We perform full credit and background checks as well as checking sex offender lists. Convictions, evictions, bankruptcies and negative credit must be acceptably explained in writing. Verification of rent payments to your last two landlords are required.

All sources of income are accepted, including Section 8, but your voucher must cover the rent without any utilities included. Please check with your Caseworker for guidance.

We also require a bank or debit card statement for the most recent month.

All this information is used to determine a debt-to-income ratio. Ratios over 50% may require an acceptable cosigner.

Application Options

You have multiple options to apply with us! Online is the fastest and easiest, but you can also download our application as a PDF and fill it out online or print it and fill it out. You can email or fax us the documents we require – we do not accept hand delivery.

Please make sure to fully complete your application to avoid processing delays. This includes listing all occupants, pets and providing contact information for your last two landlords.

Application Fee(s)

Our application fee covers our hard costs to obtain credit reports and background checks. The cost is $25 per person over 18 and living in the home (dependents exempt) and is under no circumstances refundable.

Application fees can be paid online, directly to our bank account and by credit card via PayPal.

Required Documents

We require a valid state photo ID, your most recent paystub & W-2 (tax return if self-employed) and your most recent bank statement. We do not accept screenshots or pages with blacked-out information.

We do not make exceptions on our document requirements.

Once you turn in your information our underwriter may have questions or request additional information. Please submit requested explanations and additional information as quickly as possible for a quick approval.

You’re Approved!

Once underwriting approves your application we send you a congratulations email with a Sample Lease and Holding Fee Agreement. The home is not yours until the agreement is signed and returned.

This is the time to review our lease and ask any questions about it.

Holding Fee

We require a nonrefundable Holding Fee to reserve a home for you until your MoveIn. A home is marketed and up for grabs until both a signed Holding Fee Agreement and Holding Fee are received.

The maximum amount of time we will typically hold a home for a MoveIn Date, after the Holding Fee is paid, is two weeks. Holding Fees are not refundable except under specific circumstances.

Lease Signing

For your convenience, leases are emailed to you for digital signature once we have an agreed upon MoveIn Date. This allows you to use the signed lease to arrange any utility activations.

Again, please review our lease before signing it and ask any questions you may have.

Utility Activations

We recommend scheduling electricity and gas utilities to be turned on the day of MoveIn or before. Water Affidavits are required to turn on water for homes in municipalities that offer them.

We schedule turnoffs for all utilities on your MoveIn Date. So, it is in your best interests to make sure to schedule your utility turn-ons. We do not make exceptions.

Scheduling MoveIn

Keys are turned over to you once all required funds are paid, utilities activated in your name and the MoveIn Checklist has been completed. We also video you pointing out the issues noted on the Checklist.

On your MoveIn Date we will send a representative to meet you at the home to complete the MoveIn Checklist. We also video this to make sure there are no discrepancies in interpretation. You have two weeks after the Movein Date to send us an updated Checklist.