Aamerican Rental FAQ'S

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Aamerican Property Management and Sales
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT QUALIFYING
In addition to the normal tenant/prospect requirements, we use two support guarantee mechanisms that allow us to set-up a secure tenant/landlord relationship when there are mitigating circumstances and a prospect does not meet our typical profile and we still want to rent to them.
 
I will be pleased to discuss our system add-ons, so-to-speak. They are standard and offered to all.
Why should I rent from your company?
    • How do I apply to rent?
    • Will I sign a lease?
    • Why should I rent from your company?
We are a professional, knowledgeable, and courteous property management company. We work very hard to provide the highest quality resident services you'll ever experience.
We use professional vendors (painters, handymen, plumbers, carpet cleaners, etc) to ensure that your unit is in good condition. We inspect the work performed to ensure that everything is ready before you move in.
We are available 24 hours a day to handle emergency maintenance repairs.
We provide detailed Move-in and Move-out Inventory forms for proper documentation of the condition of your rental.
All deposits that are retained by us are kept in a FDIC insured bank.
When you sign your lease, you have a meeting with your property manager to go over all parts of the lease to help ensure that everyone is aware of their responsibilities under the lease.
All our property managers are licensed real estate professionals according to state requirements.
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How do I apply to rent?
Check out our application guidelines to be sure you qualify, then complete our application form and submit it to us along with the application fee for the home you want. We'll process it and let you know the results.
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Will I sign a lease?
Yes, for most of our properties you will sign a 12 month lease that covers our responsibilities to each other throughout our tenancy. We will go over each part of the lease to ensure you understand it. After your application is accepted, your deposit is received, and your lease is signed, we'll hand you the keys to your home! .
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RESIDENT SELECTION CRITERIA
To guarantee compliance with the Federal Fair Housing Acts, a separate application is required for each applicant over the age of eighteen (excluding dependent children) who will reside at the property.
Realty Services Property Management Company does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or familial status. Realty Services adheres to all federal, state and local fair housing and equal opportunity laws.
Applicants will NOT be accepted on a “first come, first served” basis.
The following are Aamerican property Management's criteria for qualifying an applicant as a resident and must be included with the application:

1. Application must be fully completed, dated and signed.
2. Application must be reviewed at the time of submission to ensure we have all information needed to determine eligibility.
3. Applicant must provide proof of identity with photo (such as a state driver’s license).
4. Applicant must provide a social security number or be able to verify that no number has been assigned.
5. A landlord history with a minimum of four years to verify proven payment history and that the applicant has never been evicted.
6. Family size must be in compliance with the available unit per HUD guidelines.
APPLICANTS MAY BE DENIED OCCUPANCY FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:
a. Falsifying an application.
b. Incomplete application.
c. Poor rental history profile such as:
- Non-payment of rent
- Poor credit history within 5 years (such as delinquent real estate accounts from evictions, broken leases or utility bills)
- Joint bankruptcy or personal bankruptcy within the past 2 years or a bankruptcy that has not been discharged 
- A filed eviction (unless a stipulation was adhered to)
- A history of violence to persons or property within the last 5 years
- A felony within 7 years, a sexual predator or sexual offender
- A history of poor or unsanitary housekeeping
- A history of drug-related activity by any of the applicant’s household members
- A history of unruly or destructive behavior by resident or a member of the resident’s household.
d. If an arrest record exists within seven years, it is up to the applicant to provide written verification from the proper authorities as to the final disposition of innocence or that the case was dropped.
APPLICANTS MAY HAVE AN ADVERSE REACTION FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. No employment
2. Residential verification of less than 2 years
3. No credit history
All sources of income must be verified.
Criminal and eviction records will be verified by an independent company.
Any exceptions to these criteria must be submitted in writing to the rental agent for presentation to the landlord for consideration. If approval is given for such exceptions, additional security, co-signers, and/or additional advance rent payments may be required.
ID Requirements:
All residents that will be living in the unit over 18 years of age must have current picture ID at the time of applying for the unit.
Credit History:
National Credit ratings cannot be higher than a 3 on all trade lines. All collections against you must show paid. (Over a three rating means not more that 60 days past due.) No Credit History is OK.
Bankruptcy:
You cannot have filed bankruptcy in the last 18 months, and the bankruptcy has to have been discharged at least one year ago, from the date of application for a unit. Your credit history from the date of bankruptcy has to be perfect.
Eviction & Skip History:
No evictions or skip history in the last six years, No Exceptions!
Criminal History:
No citation or convictions in the last seven years for such crimes as Possession of Drugs with the Intent to Distribute, Rape, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Child Molestation, Burglary or Murder. No citations or convictions in the last year for such crimes as Possession of Drugs or Domestic Violence.
Incomes:
Single or Married: Combined income must be at least three times the rent on the unit they are renting.
Roommates: Each roommate must have an income of at least two times the rent on the unit they are applying for.
Employment:
You must have at least six months on the job. If less than six months on the job, then the previous employment has to be checked, and must be at least six months of employment on that job.
Rental History:
Must provide all information on your current and previous landlords for the last three years. Good rating from all landlords is a must!
Pets:
Pet policies vary from home to home. Most homes will allow one pet. No puppies or kittens. We have a pet agreement that must be signed saying you will be responsible for your pets and any damage that they cause. Additional deposits may apply.
Fair Housing:
It is unlawful to discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or familial status. We strictly adhere to this policy.
You may pick up an application at our office or call and we will fax one to you. We ask that you drive by the property then call our office for an appointment to view that property. Our screening process is usually completed in one day after our office receives your application. We must have the $30.00 screening fee before we can process your application.
Utility Information Guide (often provided with “Reservation Agreement”)

 

 

steve
Steve Neville 
Broker-Property Manager 

Aamerican Property Management 
144 Ocean Terrace
Indiatlantic Fl, 32903
Cell-321-693-8026
Fax-321-724-5380
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