Dear Prospective Tenant,
Applications will be processed in the order received and must be completed in order to process. A completed application includes proof of income as well as proof of identity. Complete application also means any occupant over the age of 18 years must submit a separate application. We will process the first qualified applicant(s). There is a non-refundable application fee of $65.00 per applicant. The application fee must be in the form of a money order or cashier's check made payable to Limestone Country Properties or submitted online with your online application. If we do not process your application due to processing an earlier applicant, your application fee will not be processed. In order to verify your application, it is your responsibility to provide us with information necessary to verify your application information.
When filling out the application, please make sure that you use your full legal name. We reserve the right to deny your application; if after making a good faith effort, we are unable to verify your information. When processing your application, it may take up to five (5) business days to process.
Each potential applicant at least 18 years of age must complete a separate rental application. Any omissions or falsification may result in rejection of the applicant or termination of the lease. The application shall become part of the rental agreement.
We require one (1) year of verifiable employment history from unbiased sources. If this requirement cannot be met, we may (at our option) reject your application. Present and/or previous employers will be contacted. We must be able to independently verify the amount and stability of your income (i.e. through paystubs, employer source contact or tax records). Business license, tax records, bank accounts or credit references may be required with self-employed or retired applicants. Income must be three (3) times the amount of the monthly rent amount of the lease.
We require two (2) years favorable rental history from unbiased sources. If blood, marriage, friendship or a personal relationship exists between you and the previous landlords, we may require (at our option) a qualified cosigner on your rental agreement. Present and previous landlords will be contacted.
We consider a number of factors: conduct as a tenant, prompt rental/mortgage payments, proper notice of termination and condition of property at move out when evaluating tenancy. Negative behavior (including unlawful acts, verbal or physical intimidation, or aggressive or disruptive behavior) on the part of the applicant, applicant's family and/or guests may disqualify an applicant. If you owned your previous residence, please furnish mortgage company reference and proof of ownership or transfer. This requirement may be waived if sufficient information can be obtained from the credit report.
We will only allow two roommates to occupy the property and each roommate must qualify separately. Each roommate is fully responsible for the entire rental payment, and each must execute all rental documents.
An unsatisfactory credit report may disqualify an applicant from renting the property; an unsatisfactory credit report is one that reflects a history of slow or bad payments, high balances on outstanding accounts or excessive negative public record data. A minimum score of 580 (on a scale of 300 to 850) is required for further consideration. Applicants will be disqualified if their credit includes negative rental related activity such as unpaid collections or bad debt charge-off from apartments/landlords.
A maximum of two (2) pets are permitted and is at the landlords' discretion. Applicant must execute an Animal Agreement before an animal is allowed in the property. Not all landlords allow animals on/in the property; therefore, all animals will need to be approved by landlord prior to processing the application and a picture of the animal(s) must be provided with application. Animal fees and/or animal deposits will be required as well as rental insurance to include pet liability. All applicants with animals must complete a Pet Screening Application.
If you have a pet(s) there is an additional per pet application charge which is administered by a third-party pet screening tool. You will be notified and email the link when your application is being considered. Do not process the pet application until you are emailed the link. Refunds of your pet application is not refunded by the third-party screener, nor will it be refunded by Limestone Country Properties. Service Animals Applicants with service animals or ESA will be required to fill out an animal application and will need to fill out a pet screening application.
Two (2) vehicles are permitted. Additional vehicles will need to be approved and will depend on the property's availability for parking and will require landlord's approval. Recreational vehicles, boat, jet skis, trailers etc. are not permitted and will need to be stored off premises.
Water furniture is not permitted above the first floor. Fish tanks will be considered up to a max of 20 gallons and will need landlord's approval.
Occupancy is limited to two (2) persons per bedroom. Children under the age of five (5) are not included as part of this restriction. We will hold a vacant property for approximately ten days (10) before the lease must start, however a lease must be signed, and the security deposit paid within two (2) days of acceptances.
You misrepresent any information on the application. If misrepresentations are found after the agreement is signed, your rental agreement will be terminated.
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It usually takes two (2) business days to process your application. You can help the process by letting your current landlord and employer know someone will be making inquiries. If information cannot be verified within three (3) business days, the application will be denied.