1 LONG TERM LEASE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS for Leases 6- Months or longer We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin. STEP 1: All adult occupants over age 18 MUST submit a completed/signed application along with the non-refundable application fees and lease fee by check or money order payable to International Golf Realty. Payment can be made online using a check or credit card at or delivered to our office. The application fees for each person over the age of 18, along with the pet application fee (if applicable) must accompany the application and include a photo of all pets, fish tanks, reptiles, birds, etc. If it s non-human and it eats and breathes, it is generally considered a pet and should be included on the pet application, unless legally not required. A non-refundable pet fee of $300 (minimum) is required for most furry friends. The $85 lease fee is only refundable if the application is rejected by Landlord or cancelled by Tenant before the lease is ordered. Tenants are encouraged to view the sample lease under - Renters Documents at Most documents can be found at Click Services, Rentals, and Rental Applications. to or deliver to 559 W. Twincourt Trail #603 St. Augustine, FL 32095, or FAX to (904) Incomplete applications, or applications without application fees will NOT be processed. Any special terms/conditions must be requested at the time the application is submitted for consideration. The leasing fee is only refundable if the application is denied or additional provisions required by Landlord for leasing are rejected by Tenant prior to lease preparation. Step 1 checklist: Completed and Signed Application for each person 18 + including Guarantors if credit score is less than 600 Completed Pet Application ($300 non-refundable Pet Fee for each pet will be required upon approval) Current Photo of all Pets Legible copies of Driver s License or other government issued id for all applicants (enlarged 50%) Proof of Income for all applicants whose income will be used to support income requirements (paystubs, tax returns, employment letter for new hires, disability, social security, pension, support, etc). $ 45 Primary Applicant processing Fee (MUST be 18 or older) non-refundable $ Co-Applicant Processing Fee ($45 x # of Tenants 18 or over) not-refundable $ Guarantor Processing Fee ($45 if Guarantor is required) non-refundable $ Pet Application Fee ($25 One Time Fee per application) non-refundable $ 85 Leasing Fee ($85 One Time Fee for initial lease) Refundable if Application is Rejected by Landlord $ Holding Deposit Due within 24 hours of approval (One Month s Rent x 120% = $ ) (Refundable if Application is Rejected by Landlord) $ Total Amount submitted with Application STEP 2: Upon receipt of the completed application and fees, International Golf Realty will perform credit, criminal, background, reference, and employment verification checks. Upon completion, the offer will be presented to the property owner for final approval. In some cases, additional requirements may be necessary pending the information obtained in the credit report, criminal background check, or the reference/employment checks. STEP 3: The applicant will be notified of approval or denial by telephone and/or within 2-4 business days (or sooner). If approved, applicants will be given 24 hours to submit the Holding Deposit (if not already submitted with application - payable by check or money order to International Golf Realty or online payment Failure to pay the holding deposit may result in another application being approved. A sample lease is available for review at On line payments can be made by check or credit card.
2 STEP 4: Upon receipt of the Holding Deposit, and approved application, an attorney drawn lease will be prepared and the Holding Deposit will be deposited in the bank. Our leases are prepared by an attorney at law to comply with Florida statutes. The lease will be ed to the applicant for signature. Tenants can contact the property manager to set a lease signing appointment if there are questions, or deliver the signed lease to IGR within 48 hours of receipt. STEP 5: After lease signing, your Holding Deposit will become your Security Deposit. Prior to occupancy, applicants will be required to pay the first month s rent and/or any pro-rated portion due, along with the non-refundable pet fee of $300 per pet (if applicable). The property condition report will be completed prior to occupancy by the property manager. Keys will be provided the first day of the lease, and Tenants will have the opportunity to inspect the property and complete an assessment prior to moving in. Tenants need to contact their property manager for a Saturday or Sunday move-in. RESIDENT SELECTION CRITERIA 1. Applicants must have a combined gross income of at least two and a half times the monthly rent. We reserve the right to require a guarantor if debt to income ratio is out of balance. 2. A minimum credit score of 600 is required, otherwise a higher security deposit or guarantor may be required. 3. A minimum of two years residential occupancy history is required. Previous rental history reports from landlords must reflect timely payments, sufficient notice of intent to vacate, no complaints regarding noise, disturbances or illegal activities, no unpaid NSF checks, and no damage to unit or failure to leave the property clean and without damage at the time of lease termination. 4. Self-employed applicants may be required to produce, upon request, 2 years of tax returns or 1099s, and nonemployed individuals must provide verifiable proof of income (social security, disability, pension, alimony, etc.) 5. All sources of income and employment must be verifiable and expected to last during the term of the lease. 6. Credit history and/or civil court records should not contain past due accounts, judgments, eviction filings, collections, and liens that are current. Applicants cannot be in an active bankruptcy at the time of application. 7. Criminal records must contain no convictions for crimes involving violence, assault or battery, drugs, firearms, felonies within the past seven years, and no sexual offenses ever. In the event a record comes back adjudication withheld, nolle prosse, or adjudication deferred, further documentation may be required and applicant may be denied on this basis. 8. No pets of any kind, with the exception of medically necessary pets for the benefit of the occupant(s), are permitted without (1) specific written permission of the landlord, (2) an addendum to the lease, (3) a non-refundable pet fee acceptable to the landlord and/or an additional pet deposit or additional security deposit. Fees and deposits are waived for medically necessary pets and must accompany proper documentation. Most communities have restrictions on pets which may include NO PETS (Avila), No Pets over 35 lbs. WGV), No Pets over 50 lbs. (The WGV and The WGV). Most communities limit the number of pets to two. It is the Applicants responsibility to review and comply with the community rules and regulations regarding pets. 9. Many communities do not allow vehicles with signage or work trucks/vans. It is the Applicant s responsibility to review the community rules before applying for a property and to comply with such guidelines. 10. The number of occupants must be in compliance with HUD standards/guidelines for the property being applied for. Any exceptions to our criteria will need to be submitted in writing to the rental agent for presentation to the landlord for consideration. If approval is then given for such exceptions, an additional security deposit, guarantor, and/or additional advanced rent payments may be required.
3 (Page 1) International Golf Realty accepts receipt of the processing fee as outlined in order to check income, rental, and/or home ownership history and credit for the property applied for. Wellqualified applicants can submit a holding deposit at the time of application, however, this does not guarantee acceptance of the application. Holding deposit funds should never be commingled with the application fee or rent, and are typically 120% of one month s rent unless there are issues with credit, income or background history. IGR reserves the right to request a higher deposit or guarantor. Holding deposits will be returned if Application is rejected by Landlord. I, the undersigned applicant(s), affirm that the information contained in this application is true and correct, and I authorize International Golf Realty to verify all information contained in this application. Misstatements, either false or incorrect, are reason for denial of occupancy. I also understand that if I rent from International Golf Realty and I fail to fulfill my obligations, International Golf Realty can submit a negative credit report reflecting my rental history to a credit reporting agency. This application remains the property of International Golf Realty. I, the undersigned applicant, authorize International Golf Realty to verify all information contained in this application and attachments provided and grant permission for my references, employers, and landlord s to provide information regarding my character, credit history, general reputation, personal characteristics, mode of living, and employment. If required, I give International Golf Realty permission to give my criminal and background check to the appropriate Home/Condo Owner s Association. Tenant understands that Owner carries no insurance for dogs or personal possessions of the Tenants and their guests. Tenants are encouraged to carry their own renter s insurance policy for maximum protection. Tenants are required to notify Landlord I advance, and carry renters insurance naming the Landlord as additional Insureds if Tenants have a water filled mattress. HOLDING DEPOSIT AGREEMENT: A Holding Deposit may be paid with this application, but is not a guarantee the Applicant will be approved. If an Applicant is denied, or application withdrawn prior to a lease being entered into, the Holding Deposit will be refunded in the same manner as received. Holding Deposits are due within 24 hours of Approval/Acceptance. If applicant is approved, but fails to enter into a lease agreement within 48 hours of lease being offered, applicant understands the property may be offered for lease to additional applicants. If applicant enters into a lease agreement, but fails to take possession after lease signing, the FULL Holding Deposit shall be forfeited to International Golf Realty in addition to any penalties as provided in the lease. This application is preliminary only, and in no way implies that a particular rental unit shall be available and in no way obligates International Golf Realty to execute a lease or deliver possession of the proposed premises. DATE: / / APPLICANT NAME: SIGNATURE: CO-APPLICANT NAME: SIGNATURE: CO-APPLICANT NAME: SIGNATURE: GUARANTOR NAME: SIGNATURE: Submit Completed Application and Fees to: International Golf Realty 559 W. Twincourt Trail #603, St. Augustine, FL Tel: FAX:
4 (Page 2) Tenants will NOT be accepted on a first come, first served basis. All prospective tenants will be screened, and a decision made based on the applicant s qualifications, desired lease dates, lease terms, pets, as well as information obtained in the criminal background/credit check. Rental Property Address: Requested Move-In Date: Lease Term or End Date: Rent Amount: $ Referring Agent: Primary Applicant Name: Co-Applicant Name: Guarantor Name: Co-Applicant Name: List First & Last Names of all other occupants and their relationship to you: Name: Age: Date of Birth Relationship Applicant affirms they have the Pets listed below Tenants affirm they have NO PETS List TYPES of all pets (dog, snake, fish, hamster, bird, etc.) you intend to keep on property. Pets must be approved in advance! Type of Pet: Breed: Age: Name: Current Weight & Male/Female Declawed/Crated Weight at Maturity Spayed/Neutered Vehicle Information - List ownership of cars, trucks, vans, trailers, boats, RVs, motorcycles, motor bikes, etc. Year: Make: Model: Color: State: Tag#: Commercial Vehicle / / /
5 PRIMARY APPLICANT: (Page 3) First Name: Middle Initial: Last Name: Nickname: Maiden name: Social Security #: Date or Birth: Driver s License #: State Issued: Home Phone: Cell Phone: Work Phone: Address: Please answer the following questions. Use a separate sheet of paper if necessary. Will you have any water-filled furniture? NO YES (If yes, Applicant agrees to pay for renter s insurance) Do you smoke? NO YES (If yes, Applicant agrees to smoke outdoors only) Have you ever declared bankruptcy? NO YES (If yes, County/State/Year ) Have you listed or sold your home as a short sale? NO YES (If yes, what is status? ) Has a foreclosure or lis pendens ever been filed against you? NO YES (If yes, attach details separately) Has an eviction ever been filed against you? NO YES (If yes, attach details separately) Have you ever been charged or convicted of a felony? NO YES (If yes, attach details separately) OWNERSHIP AND/OR LANDLORD HISTORY INCLUDE THE PAST 3 YEARS (Use separate sheet if necessary) CURRENT Address: Rent Own From (month/year): To (month/year): Current Rent or Mortgage Payment: $ If you own this property, do you intend to keep it? Landlord Name: Phone: Reason for leaving: PREVIOUS address: Rent Own From (month/year): To (month/year): Current Rent or Mortgage Payment: $ If you own this property, do you intend to keep it? Landlord Name: Phone: Reason for leaving:
6 (Page 4) PRIMARY APPLICANT S EMPLOYMENT: CURRENT Employer: Human Resources #: # of years employed: Supervisor s Name: Supervisor s Phone #: Work Address: Position: FT PT PREVIOUS Employer: Human Resources #: # of years employed: Supervisor s Name: Supervisor s Phone #: Work Address: Position: FT PT PRIMARY APPLICANT S INCOME: Supply documentation for all income $ Base Employment Income (per month) $ Average Monthly Bonus or Commissions: (this income is received weekly monthly quarterly annually other ) $ Pension Income (per month) $ Social Security Income (per month) $ Child / Spousal Support Income (per month) $ Disability Income (per month) $ Other Income (per month) (Specify) $ TOTAL MONTHY INCOME FROM ALL SOURCES LISTED ABOVE
7 (Page 5) CO-APPLICANT or GUARANTOR: First Name: Middle Initial: Last Name: Nickname: Maiden name: Social Security #: Date of Birth: Driver s License #: State Issued: Home Phone: Cell Phone: Work Phone: Address: Please answer the following questions. Use a separate sheet of paper if necessary. Will you have any water-filled furniture? NO YES (If yes, Applicant agrees to pay for renter s insurance) Do you smoke? NO YES (If yes, Applicant agrees to smoke outdoors only) Have you ever declared bankruptcy? NO YES (If yes, County/State/Year ) Have you listed or sold your home as a short sale? NO YES (If yes, what is status? ) Has a foreclosure or lis pendens ever been filed against you? NO YES (If yes, attach details separately) Has an eviction ever been filed against you? NO YES (If yes, attach details separately) Have you ever been charged or convicted of a felony? NO YES (If yes, attach details separately) OWNERSHIP AND/OR LANDLORD HISTORY INCLUDE THE PAST 3 YEARS (Use separate sheet if necessary) CURRENT Address: Rent Own From (month/year): To (month/year): Current Rent or Mortgage Payment: $ If you own this property, do you intend to keep it? Landlord Name: Phone: Reason for leaving: PREVIOUS address: Rent Own From (month/year): To (month/year): Current Rent or Mortgage Payment: $ If you own this property, do you intend to keep it? Landlord Name: Phone: Reason for leaving:
8 (Page 6) CO-APPLICANT or GUARANTOR S EMPLOYMENT: CURRENT Employer: Human Resources #: # of years employed: Supervisor s Name: Supervisor s Phone #: Work Address: Position: FT PT PREVIOUS Employer: Human Resources #: # of years employed: Supervisor s Name: Supervisor s Phone #: Work Address: Position: FT PT CO-APPLICANT or GUARANTOR S INCOME: Supply documentation for all income $ Base Employment Income (per month) $ Bonus/Commissions: (this income is received weekly monthly quarterly annually other ) $ Pension Income (per month) $ Social Security Income (per month) $ Child / Spousal Support Income (per month) $ Disability Income (per month) $ Other Income (per month) (Specify) $ TOTAL MONTHY INCOME FROM ALL SOURCES LISTED ABOVE
9 LEASE PET APPLICATION This Pet Application is made as a part of the Rental Application for the property located at: This is a Pet Application only and not approval for a pet. In order for the pet to be permitted on the premises, the pet must be fully approved by International Golf Realty, Inc., a Pet Addendum signed by Tenants and International Golf Realty, Inc. and all fees paid including but not limited to an additional security deposit, pet deposit, pet fee or additional rent as required by International Golf Realty, Inc. The Pet Application fee will NOT be refunded if International Golf Realty, Inc. does not approve the pet. I agree that there shall be no other pets, other than those listed on page 2 of the Rental Application, on the premises without the express written approval of International Golf Realty, Inc. Should I desire additional pets, I agree to apply to International Golf Realty, Inc. for approval, submit another Pet Application and obtain approval prior to pet occupancy and pay any fees required by International Golf Realty, Inc. I understand that any pet fee or pet rent is for the privilege of having a pet. In the event that my pet causes damage or destruction to persons or property, I agree that all costs of said damage or destruction shall come out of my Security Deposit and/or Pet Deposit. Should the Security Deposit or Pet Deposit be insufficient to cover the cost of any pet damage or destruction I agree to be financially responsible for damages above and beyond the amount of the Security Deposit. If the pet becomes a nuisance or causes damage or destruction to the premises or otherwise violates the terms of this Pet Application, International Golf Realty, Inc. may terminate the pet s right of occupancy and/or my lease agreement subjecting me to eviction. I understand that Management is under no obligation to approve my pet for occupancy. I understand the following pets will not be accepted under any circumstances without the owner s express written approval/acceptance: Doberman Pinscher, Pit Bull, Chow, Rottweiler, Staffordshire Terrier, Presa Canario, Akida, wolf hybrid, or Husky or any mix of the aforementioned breeds or any other breed or mixture thereof which International Golf Realty, Inc. decides not to approve. I do hereby certify the following and I hereby agree to the terms and conditions of this Pet Application form: My pet is well trained, is not dangerous to others and does not have a propensity to be vicious. My pet has never bitten, clawed or caused harm to another person or other pet, and it does not bark excessively when I am home or not home. No other landlord or person has ever complained about my pet or its behavior. My pet is not pregnant and will not become pregnant while we are residing on the premises. If my pet becomes pregnant, I will be in violation of this agreement and the pet and any offspring must be immediately removed from the premises. Printed Name of Primary Applicant Signature of Primary Applicant Date Printed Name of Co-Applicant Signature of Co-Applicant Date Printed Name of Co- Applicant Signature of Co- Applicant Date Printed Name of Guarantor Signature of Guarantor Date