FAQ

    • What do I need to bring with me in order to tour and apartment?
      • Each individual over the age of 18 must show a photo ID to tour an apartment.
    • What are your fees and monthly charges?
      • The following fees and monthly charges apply. Charges are subject to change without notice. Additional fees may apply.
    • Application & Holding Fees
      • The following fees are due in full at the time of application and are required in order to reserve an apartment. We will only accept payment by check or money order for all application and holding fees.
    • Application Fee:
      • $40 per applicant.  Paid by applicant online directly to TransUnion SmartMove.
    • Security/Damage Deposit:
      • One month’s rent (refundable).
    • Other One Time Fees
      • Other Fees needed to lease a townhome may include, but are not limited to: Administrative Fees, Amenity Fees, and Refundable and Non-refundable Pet and Smokers Fees.
    • Monthly Recurring Charges
      • We currently accept personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders, or electronic banking payments.
      • Rent: Variable, rent per lease agreement.
      • Water, Gas, Electric, Trash: Variable, monthly charges vary based on individual usage and number of occupants.  All utilities are paid by the tenant.
    • Am I required to have renters insurance?
      • Yes.  Renters insurance is required for every new apartment lease.  Minimum coverage amount required is $100,000 in personal liability coverage.  You may use our preferred renters insurance company (visit our Resident Link page for more information), or you may secure coverage with any company you choose.  Proof of insurance must be provided upon move-in, listing all residents 18 and over on the policy.  Apartment home address and coverage dates must match address and dates on your lease.
    • Are pets allowed at the property?
      • Yes (less than 50 pounds at full growth) and not of certain aggressive breeds.  NOTE: Pet carpet damage deposit would apply.  Amount of deposit based on age and condition of carpet.
    • Are there specific pet apartments?
      • No
    • What pet types are allowed?
      • Maximum of two (s) Dogs and/or cats.  Cat, Neutered (written verification from veterinarian must be applied).  Dog, spayed or neutered, 50 lbs. or under at full growth.  Must be licensed and up to date on all shots (verification from veterinarian required).  Rottweilers, Chows, Pitt Bulls, Dobermans and other aggressive breeds of dogs are prohibited.  This applies to pure bred and mixed breed dogs that have similar physical and behavioral characteristics or lineage.
    • What is the maximum number of pets allowed per apartment?
      • There is a maximum of two pets allowed per apartment.
    • What is the pet weight limit?
      • 50 lbs per pet.
    • What is the pet age limit?
      • There are no age limits.
    • What breed restrictions do you have for dogs?
      • The following dog breeds (or mixes thereof) are expressly prohibited at this community: Dobermans; Rottweilers; Mastiffs/Bull Mastiffs; Great Danes; Chows; German Shephards; Akitas; Malamutes; Pit Bull Terriers; American Staffordshire Terriers; Yankee Terriers; and Wolf Hybrids.
    • What are the Pet damage deposits?
      • Variable pet carpet damage deposit depending on age and condition of carpet at move in (Refundable).
    • What is the non-refundable pet fee?
      • 50% pet deposit is non-refundable.  The remaining 50% deposit is refundable if there is no pet damage.
    • What is the monthly pet rent?
      • $35 per pet.
    • When is my monthly rent payment due?  
      • Monthly rent payment is due by the 1st of each month.
    • When is my monthly rent payment liable for a late charge?
      • Monthly rent payments are liable for a late charge on the 6th, of each month.
    • What is the late charge if I do not pay my rent on time?
      • You would be charged $100 on the 6th of the month.
    • What are the income and credit qualifications?
      • Your monthly income must be equal to or greater than three (3) times your monthly rent payment.
    • What is acceptable “proof of income” to sign a lease?
      • You must submit either a copy of your last two (2) paycheck stubs or a copy of your most recent W-2 form.
    • What lease terms are available?
      • We offer 12 month lease terms.
    • Do you offer short term leases?
      • No
    • What happens if I qualify for a townhome, but my roommate does not?
      • Each person must complete an application and will jointly qualify for the apartment. Individual credit scores may influence the required security deposit, or whether application is approved or denied.
    • What happens if I break my lease?
      • You will be responsible for the terms of your lease until such time a new tenant is found.
    • Can I change to a month-to-month lease plan after my first year?
      • Yes, however, there will be an additional fee of $100 added to each month’s rent.  A 15-day notice to vacate can be given by either party.
    • A friend would like to stay at my townhome for a month, is this allowed?
      • Yes.   However, they must first submit an application and undergo credit and criminal background screenings before they can be added to your lease.
    • Per the lease agreement, no one else may occupy the apartment for more than seven (7) consecutive days without prior written consent & no more than (2) occasions in any three month period.
    • Can I install a satellite dish?
      • Yes, however, specific rules do apply.  Most of the townhomes units currently have a satellite dish installed
    • Do you have any preferred employer discounts?
      • Yes. 5% discount on monthly rent for the following preferred employers”
        • Military personnel, Local (City of Pickerington) Fire and Police Department employees, Local (City of Pickerington) school employees and Hospital employees.
    • What is the size and layout of your townhome building(s)?
      • Our property features sixteen (16) side-by-side duplex townhome buildings containing 32 1456 SF two-story duplex townhomes units.  Each townhome also includes and additional 728 SF basement.
    • Does the property have reserved surface parking?
      • Yes.  The street space directly in front of the tenant’s premise is reserved for the tenant.
    • Does the property offer on-site recycling?
      • Not at this time.
    • What unique features do your townhomes offer?
      • Our townhomes feature a 728 SF basement, a large pantry and abundance of large closets/storage areas. Most of the townhomes also also offer wooded and rural views.  We also offer a walking path to the adjacent Pickerington Youth Athletic Fields.
    • Are gas grills permitted at your property?
      • Yes.
    • Where is your property located?
      • We are located off of State Route 256, behind the Pickerington Post Office.
    • Are residents permitted to paint their townhome?
      • Yes, however, some rules do apply.
    • Can I email the office if I need a repair in my townhome?
      • Yes.

 

 

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