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1. Who is the Landlord of my Property?
Best Property Management is the landlord for your property.
2. What are the terms of my lease?
The terms of your lease are clearly stated on page one of the lease agreement.
3. Where do I pay my rent?
You can pay your rent directly to our office during normal business hours or you can pay through our web site. NO CASH ACCEPTED. Also, you may sign up for our Automatic Rental Bank Draft.
4. Why can’t I pay my rent in cash?
It is the policy of Best Property Management that we do not accept cash. It presents a safety concern for our tenants and office staff.
5. When is rent due?
Rent is due on the first day of each month.
6. When is rent late?
Rent is late after 11:59 pm the third day of each month.
7. Will I be charged late fees if my rent is late?
Yes, late fees are charged. You may find this information in your lease agreement.
8. What if my rent payment is returned for Insufficient Funds?
Tenant will pay Landlord $35.00 for each payment that is returned or not honored by the institution on which it is drawn for any reason, plus any late fees until Landlord receives payment in certified funds.
9. What happens if I can’t pay my rent?
Please be sure to notify our office immediately if something prevents you from being able to pay your rent & to explain your situation. If you do not, please know that we will be contacting you. To prevent an eviction from taking place, please be sure to always pay your rent on time and in full.
10. What happens if I have an unauthorized pet?
The Tenant will be charged an initial amount of $200.00 and $10.00 each day thereafter until the animal is removed. Tenant may not permit, even temporarily, any pet on the Property unless a Pet Agreement and Pet Deposit have been approved by the Landlord.
11. Who is responsible for the Utilities?
The tenant is responsible for all connections fees, service fees, usage fees and all other cost and fees for all utilities to the Property: Example: electricity, gas, water, wastewater, garbage, telephone, alarm monitoring systems, cable and internet connections.
12. Who can occupy the Property? What about Guest (family/friends)?
Occupancy will consist of the tenant or tenants and the occupants for which a residential application(s) has been completed and approved by the Landlord. Guest are not permitted to stay on the Property longer than 15 days without the Landlord’s written permission.
13. Are there parking rules?
Yes, you must follow City Code or Home Owner Association rules regarding parking. You may not have more than the certain amount of vehicles designated in your lease.
14. What is a “Move In Condition” form?
The “Move In Condition” form allows the tenant to document the condition of the property at the time of move in and must be returned to the Landlord within three (3) days. You could also email it to us.
15. I have a maintenance issue. How do I contact someone?
If it is during normal business hours, you can call the office. If it is an after-hours emergency, you will need to call the office. There you will either get a phone number from the recording or it will be answered by an after-hours answering service. You might also check your lease paperwork to locate the emergency maintenance telephone number for your property. If it is not an emergency, you can also submit a Service Request on our website that will be received during normal business hours.
16. Will I be charged a Trip Fee for my maintenance request?
You will only be charged a trip fee if the Landlord or Landlord’s agents have made prior arrangements with you, the Tenant, to access the Property and are denied or are not able to access the Property because of the Tenant’s failure to make the Property accessible. It is the Tenant’s responsibility to notify the Landlord or Landlord’s agents immediately if a scheduled repair has to be rescheduled.
17. Who is responsible for payment of Repair Cost?
In most cases the Landlord is responsible for any cost of repairs if the Tenant complies with the procedures for requesting repairs. In other cases in which the Tenant, an Occupant or any guest or Invitee of the Tenant causes conditions in which a repair of any kind will need to be completed, the Tenant is responsible for all payment of Repair Cost. Please see your lease for more detailed information.
18. When can the Landlord or Landlord’s agent access the Property?
The Landlord or Landlord’s agents may access the property at any time. In most cases the Landlord or Landlord’s agent will attempt first to contact the Tenant, but may enter the Property at reasonable times without notice to make repairs or to show the Property to prospective tenants, buyers, inspectors, fire marshals, lenders, appraisers, or insurance agents. This also includes surveying or reviewing the Property’s condition and take photographs to document the condition, make emergency repairs, exercise a contractual or statutory lien and/or leave written notices. Please see the lease agreement for more details.
19. Who are the Landlord's agents?
The Landlord's agents are people that represent the Landlord. These agents could be maintenance repair persons, real estate agents or any other persons that may be conducting themselves on behalf of the Landlord.
20. My lease is about to expire, what happens next?
You should receive a renewal notice at least 60 days prior to your lease expiration. The lease renewal will give you details of the actions required to renew your lease, including any changes. If you do not renew your lease by the specified date, the lease automatically renews on a month to month basis.
21. What if I do not want to renew my lease?
You must give a 60 day written notice before the expiration date to the Landlord that you will not be renewing your lease. Oral/Verbal notices are not sufficient under any circumstances. You will be responsible for all monies owed up to the end of the written notice.
22. When can the Landlord or Landlord’s agent start showing the Property after I give notice?
The Landlord or Landlord’s agents can begin to market, accessing and showing the property as soon as you give notice that you will not be renewing your lease.
23. What if I don’t want the Landlord or Landlord’s agent to show the Property until after I move out?
You may pay a “No Show Notice” fee equal to one month’s rent. This fee will be due on the day that you give notice. If the fee is not paid, the Landlord and Landlord’s agents have the right to market, access and show the property immediately.
24. Do you accept Chase Quick Pay?
Yes, we accept Chase Quick Pay. Please contact us for details.