Application Requirements and Qualifications :
Thank you for your interest in renting a property that is managed by Voepel Property Management. Your satisfaction is our number one priority, and our team is ready to make you feel at home.
Here is the list of the requirements, subject to applicable laws, but are not limited to, the following criteria:
Each person 18 years of age or older who will reside at the properties managed by Voepel Property Management must submit an online application in full, pay application fee, undergo the screening process, provide, and satisfy the below requirements.
Dependents, 18 years of age or older must submit an application, undergo a criminal background check, and provide the necessary documentation.
Completed application is a combined application of all the applicants over the age of 18 who will be living in the house. We process applications in full. The entire group application is subject to cancellation and application fees will be forfeited if one or more applicants in a group is missing after 48 hours.
The application fees must be paid online via credit card before submitting your completed application. Application fee is non-refundable.
Voepel Property Management reserves the right to keep an application on file for 30 days. After 30 days, applicants are required to re-apply.
All applicants must present a valid government issued photo identification card for each person 18 years of age or older.
Credit Score & History
A credit report will be obtained for each applicant. An unsatisfactory or insufficient finding will result in the requirement of an additional deposit, guarantor, or denial.
All screening reports are powered by Experian credit data. Effective March 29, 2019, credit pulls are a soft inquiry.
Applicants must have a verifiable gross income equal to or greater than 3 times the monthly rental amount.
Proof of Income (following documents clearly need to show the following data: employer’s name, applicant’s name, dates, and pay amount):
- Paystubs: Recent paystubs to reflect 2 months pay.
- Tax returns: Recent tax returns for the past 2 years
- An offer letter: Letter to include applicant’s name, salary, employer’s name, employment start date, and signature by employer’s representative.
- Bank statements: Recent 3 months of bank statements
Guarantor or a Co-signer may be accepted for Applicants who do not meet the required rent or credit.
The Guarantor or a Co-signer must:
- Submit an application.
- Meet all other qualifying criteria identified in this screening policy.
- Complete an application and pay the application fee.
- Have gross monthly income of five (5) times the monthly market rent.
- Sign the lease.
A criminal background check will be obtained for each applicant eighteen years of age or older. Criminal history and convictions may be grounds for denial.
Applicants must be able to provide at least 2 years of verifiable rental or residential history. We reserve the right to deny an application if we are unable to verify rental history.
Bankruptcies and/or evictions
Any open bankruptcies or discharges in the last 5 years may result in the denial of an application.
The occupancy standard per home is two (2) persons per bedroom- subject to local laws.
Rental Rates and Lease Terms
The rental rate quoted is associated with the home’s availability at the time of your application, move-in date, and lease term requested. Any changes to the time of your move-in date, or lease term may result in a different monthly rental rate. The standard lease term is 12 months. Other lease terms and rates may be available upon request but are not guaranteed. Once application is approved, leases to start within 14 business days.
Renter’s Insurance Requirement
Tenants are required to carry a minimum of $100,000 Personal Liability Insurance coverage. To satisfy this requirement, you must provide evidence of insurance coverage before move-in and maintain this coverage throughout the entire term of your residency. In addition, we require that you add Voepel Property Management as an “Interested Party,” “Party of Interest,” or similar language. Please see your lease for additional details about the insurance requirements.
Data and Communication
Upon applying for a home with Voepel Property Management, you understand and accept that we may collect, retain, use, transfer, and disclose personal information, such as the first name, last name, email address, and phone number of you or your occupants in the unit. We may collect, retain, and use that information, or disclose that information to third parties to, (a) operate the Property; (b) provide services consistent with the Lease; (c) collect debts; and (e) conduct and analyze resident surveys. By providing an email address or cell phone number, you consent to receive communications via e-mail, voicemail, calls, text, and/or any other means. Voepel Property Management will also conduct a periodic walk through of the interior and exterior of the property, which will be documented with photographs and shared with the property’s Landlord. By submitting an application for approval, you acknowledge and agree that this authorization is being made voluntarily. The permissions and consents granted herein apply to the owner of the property and the owner’s authorized agents/representatives.
Applicant Approval Acknowledgement
Applications will be screened on a first come, first serve basis. Applicant acknowledges and agrees that the criteria referenced above will be considered in the qualification process. Applicants who do not meet the requirements referenced above will be declined or be subject to additional requirements, including, but not limited to, additional fees, deposits, or providing a guarantor.
Application Costs effective as of August 2, 2023
The following funds must be collected prior to move-in:
Application Fee – A one-time, non-refundable $55.00 application fee per applicant,18 years or older, is due at the time application is submitted. A separate application is required for each applicant (and a co-signer, if applicable), 18 years of age or older.
Administrative Fee – A one-time, non-refundable $150.00 administrative fee. Once application is approved, Administrative Fee is due within 24 hours.
Security Deposit – The security deposit requirement is based on an individual’s application results but is equal to no less than 1 month’s rent. Once application is approved, Security Deposit or Rhino’s Security Deposit Insurance are due within 24 hours.
Rhino’s Security Deposit Insurance is an alternative to the security deposit. Renters pay Rhino a small fee, and a Rhino policy secures the home in case of damages or unpaid fees, such as unpaid rent. Click here for Spanish version flyer. Visit www.sayrhino.com for more information.
Pet Fees and Criteria effective as of August 2, 2023
Depending on the property, no more than two (2) pets are allowed per home, subject to the state, local and HOA regulations. Please see property description if pets are allowed.
Pets that are permitted are domestic dogs, domestic cats, caged domestic birds, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, aquarium animals limited to 20 gallons, small non-venomous reptiles, and small turtles. All pet fees are non-refundable.
Pet Fee – A one time, non-refundable $300.00 per pet. Pet fee is due 5 days prior to the move-in date.
Pet Rent – $35.00 per month, per pet.
Proper documentation is required for service and assistance animals. Breed restrictions, fee requirements, or costs associated with pets do not apply to qualified service and assistance animals.
Move-in Costs effective as of August 2, 2023
Pro-rated rents, utility fees (if applicable), and pet fees and rents (if applicable) are due 5 business days prior to the move-in date.
Please note, if move-in is scheduled on or after the 23rd of any month, the prorated rent for the first month, PLUS the following month’s rent is due upon move-in.
Fair Housing Statement:
Voepel Property Management is in compliance with all federal, state, and local fair housing laws. Voepel Property Management will not discriminate against any persons because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, disability, or any other specific classes protected by applicable laws.
If you have any questions, contact us today at 816-405-4845. We are excited to help you find your new home with Voepel Property Management.