Rental Policies and Guidelines
We are confident that we have just the rental you've been looking for. DJW, is the exclusive agent and representative of the property owner and does not, in any respect, have any fiduciary or agency responsibilities to the applicant. All federal, state, and local laws are followed and each application is processed without regard to the race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin of applicant
GENERAL: Applications must meet the terms set out below. Each applicant 18 years of age and older must complete a separate application and pay the application fee of $25.00, which is non-refundable.
PROCESSING: Applications are processed in the order received. As a representative of the property owner, we must act in their best interests and will choose the best application if more than one has applied. Processing will normally be completed within 24 hours; however it can take longer if a complication arises such as difficulties contacting your past landlords. A copy of applicant's driver's license or other federal issued ID is required and will become part of the completed application. All information on application is subject to verification. Applications will be denied if falsified. Once approved, each applicant must sign the lease and be fully responsible for the lease, rent or any fees due.
RENTAL HISTORY: Rental history is not mandatory for the applicant but is encouraged. Relatives are not acceptable as rental references. Application may be denied for evictions, damages beyond normal wear and tear, illegal activity on premises, refusal to re-rent by previous landlord or a balance still owed to previous landlord. References will be checked.
CREDIT: All information showing on the credit report is subject to verification, including previous address and place of employment.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND: Due to the importance of having a positive experience for everyone involved a criminal record verification is made on all persons over the age of 18 who will occupy the property. The application may be rejected for the following reasons which includes conviction of
- Illegal drug or gang involvement of any kind
- Any violent act against another person
- Vandalism, Arson, etc.
- Burglary or Criminal Trespass
- No felonies within the past ten years will be accepted.
PET FEE: This is determined on a case by case basis if the property owner agrees to allow a pet, applicant will pay an additional pet deposit usually $200 - $300. Cats should be spayed or neutered and declawed. We prefer no puppies and no kittens.
CONDITION: All units will be in clean and move in ready upon occupancy. If you see something that you don't like, or something that you would like added, please make your request during the application process, we will gladly present it to the property owner. If the property owner grants our request, the modification will be made prior to you taking occupancy or otherwise annotated on the rental agreement.
SECURITY DEPOSIT: The security deposit amount varies from property to property and must be paid in advance and must be paid by certified funds (money order, cashier's check, certified check.
SHOWINGS: To schedule an appointment contact us. We will gladly work around your schedule. Sorry, for the safety of our staff, no showings will be made after dark.
LEASE SIGNING: Once you are approved, you will be notified by phone and we will schedule a lease-signing appointment. All adults must sign the lease.
RENTS: Rents are chosen based on current market conditions. Owners also have a say so in the rent price.