Applicant Information

Application Process

Applicant is urged to review the screening process and criteria to

determine if the requirements can be met. If any applicant needs

assistance in the application process, please advise the property


Non-English speaking applicants may provide an interpreter to assist. 

  • Each applicant over 18 shall submit a complete application that is legible and accurate.

  • Each applicant shall provide picture identification. 

  • Each applicant shall provide a social security number so that we may obtain a credit report.

  • An applicant screening fee of $40.00 per person (18 and over) shall be paid at the time of application.                                     

  • The application screening fee is to cover the costs of obtaining information on the applicant as the landlord processes the application for a rental agreement. 

  • The application fee is nonrefundable. However, if the landlord fills the vacancy before screening your application or does not conduct a screening for any reason, the applicant fee will be refunded. 

  • The demeanor and behavior of applicant during the application process will be considered. The property manager may require the presence  of all possible occupants for the application interview. 

  • If the application is denied in whole or in part on information received from a consumer credit reporting agency, the applicant shall be notified, in writing, of that fact at the time of denial. The name and address of the agency will be provided to allow the applicant to obtain a copy of the reports and correct any erroneous information. 

  • If accepted you must sign a rental agreement, which details your responsibilities as a tenant and ours as a landlord, within three (3) days. 

  • If accepted, you must obtain Renter's Insurance in the amount of $100,000.00 per occurrence listing McBride Properties, LLC as an Interested Party when allowed by law.

  • If accepted you must contact utility companies, set up accounts in your name and are responsible for payment of accounts.

  • Failure to meet the Application Criteria outlined below may result in the denial of the application or the requirement of an additional deposit. 

  • If two or more applicants apply jointly for a rental, all applicants must meet the screening criteria. 

  • Incomplete, inaccurate, illegible or falsified information may be grounds for rejection or termination of the rental agreement upon discovery. 


The applicant screening includes: 

  • Verification of income 

  • Rental References

  • Consumer credit report obtained by Trans Union 

  • Public record / criminal report

Fees may be charged during tenancy:

  • Late fee after the 4th of the month

  • NSF fee $25 plus bank charges

  • Smoke detector tampering fee $250

  • Pet Policy violation fee $250

  • No smoking policy violation $250

  • Early termination of lease fee equaling 1 1/2 times the monthly rent when applicable


Application Criteria

Income Requirement 

  • Applicant must have at least one year on their present job or in the same type of work or be able to show dependable income from another source. 

  • Applicant's total monthly gross income must be 3 times the amount of the rent (excluding overtime pay). 

  • The applicant must provide: 

        -  If employed, copies of at least two pay stubs 

        -  If self-employed, copies of last tax return 

        -  If other income, copies of retirement investment reports or other financial data that can prove

           source, amount, frequency and duration of income 


Rental History 

  • The applicant shall provide information necessary to verify rental or home ownership history for the past five years. Information obtained from those related by blood or marriage may require an additional security deposit

  • Tenant must have complied with the terms of their rental agreement, including but not limited to: 

        -  Timely payment of rent 

        -  No reports of disturbing neighbors 

        -  No damage to the property in excess of normal wear and tear 

        -  No violations of pet, smoking or landscaping policies

        -  Proper notice given when terminating tenancy 


 Credit Criteria 

  • Applicant must supply their social security number so that we may obtain a credit report

  • No evictions resulting in a judgement against the applicant in the past five years

  • No unpaid collections 

  • No unpaid judgments

  • No debts 60 days past due or more 

Public Record 

  • Convictions of civil and criminal activity may be evaluated. Any individual whose occupancy could constitute a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals or could result in physical damage to the premises will be denied.  Unacceptable criminal history includes drug-related crime, a person crime, a sex offense, a crime involving financial fraud, theft, forgery, or any other crime of a nature that would adversely affect the property, the Landlord, the health, safety or peaceful enjoyment of others.

The application will be denied under any of the following circumstances: 

  • We receive a reference from a present or previous landlord which reports that you: 

        -  were engaging in illegal behavior

        -  were hostile or made threats to the landlord or the neighbors 

  • We are unable to verify employer or other source of income. 

  • We are unable to contact and verify any references within two attempts 

  • Applicant misrepresented any information on the application for rental including incomplete information



  • Occupancy may not exceed two persons per bedroom 

  • Smoking is not permitted in or around dwelling 

  • Conducting any business activities including daycare is prohibited

  • Vehicle parking is limited to 2 vehicles

  • No campers, rvs, trailers, boats, watercraft or off road vehicles without prior approval

  • No vehicles shall be restored, repaired or rebuilt on the premises

  • Pet or other animals are not allowed without prior permission

  • No aquariums, pools, fire pits or trampolines without approval

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