Looking to rent a place in Southwest Florida? Premier Property Management offers some of the best benefits around. From
great rewards for paying your rent on time to our online tenant portal where you can quickly make payments, we make things easy! We also offer 24/7 maintenance requests with live
updates, concierge services, and so much more.
Process and Application Disclosure
Processing and Time Frame
Processing an application normally takes between 1-3 hours by Premier Property
management. In some cases approval of homeowner associations, condo
associations, homeowners, or unforeseen circumstances may require some
applications up to 20 days prior to the move in date. You will be contacted
immediately upon determination of approval or denial. All adult applicants over
the age of 18 must submit a fully completed, dated and signed rental application
and application fee.
rental property will be held vacant for more than two days without a $600
deposit, unless approved by Premier Property Management.
• If you
decide to apply to rent one of our properties, there is a $150.00 per adult
application fee that is "non-refundable". This fee must accompany the
completed application form provided to you by our leasing agents. Incomplete
applications or applications submitted without the proper application fees will
not be considered and application fees will not be refunded for incomplete
leases are currently prepared by an Attorney at Law to comply with Florida
laws. If you are approved to lease one of our properties, there is a one-time
lease closing cost of $50.00 to cover our administrative cost and the cost in
preparing your lease.
Homeowner and Condominium Associations may require a separate application and
fees, you must also apply separately to such homeowners or condominium
association and remit whatever other application fee may be required. (Owners
may split the costs under certain circumstances).
receipt of your rental application and application fee, you can expect and
hereby authorize that we will:
1. Check your
2. Check the national
eviction database for any past evictions
3. Verify your
4. Verify your
previous landlord references
5. Complete a
national criminal background check
• We would
encourage you not to apply if you have bad references, have ever been evicted
in the past 4 years, or have a felony criminal record.
Co-signers may be considered on an individual basis.
• Once you
have been notified of your approval, you must place (at a minimum) a holding
deposit (by cashier's check or money order), equal to at least $450, within 48
hours of your approval notification. Once approved and payment of the holding
deposit is paid your holding deposit is non-refundable. In the event that you
fail to enter into the lease agreement or refuse to take possession of the
property on or before the lease start date, you shall forfeit these funds as
liquidated damages. Due to the high demand for rental homes, we will not hold
the property you applied for off the rental market for more than 48 hours
unless you provide the required holding deposit. If you do not comply with this
requirement, we may rent the home you applied for to someone else, and your
application fee is non-refundable.
applicants must see the interior of the property before an application can be
submitted (either in person or via internet). The property must be accepted in,
"AS IS" condition before an application can be accepted, except where
there is written agreement for maintenance or repair items form the management
team. Any such maintenance or repair request (if any) must be written and
included with your application as an addendum, signed by the leasing agent. If
your maintenance and repair request are acceptable to Premier Property
Management, then that agreement will be written in the lease or lease addendum.
Verbal representations are non-binding. In the event that the manager shall
receive two or more unrelated applications for the same property, the applicant
understands the manager may select the applicant desiring the property in
"AS IS" condition, over another applicant requesting maintenance or
repairs. In all cases, the application fee is Non-Refundable.
initial funds, the holding deposit - first months rent and security deposit
must be paid by cash, check, or money order payable to "Premier Property
Applicants must have a combined gross income of at least three (3) times the
monthly rent. Incomes must be verified before the lease signing. (applicant may
provide recent pay stubs) A minimum of two years residential history is
required. Rental history must be rated satisfactory or better, with no record
of evictions. We reserve the right to require a co-signer and/or a higher
security deposit. Co-signers are accepted at the managers discretion only, must
meet all requirements, and must reside in the State of Florida.
employed applicants may be required to produce upon request two (2) years of
signed tax returns or IRS 1099 forms. Non-employed applicants must provide
proof of income and or proof of funds.
history and/or Civil Court Records must not contain slow pays, judgments,
eviction filings, collections, liens or bankruptcy within the past three (3)
years. We will not provide you with the credit report or tell you of its
contents; however, we will provide you with the name of the credit reporting
agency so you may receive a copy from the credit bureau. We will ask questions regarding
the any items on the credit report. All information collected for the approval
or denial of this application is considered confidential in nature and for
company use only.
• If you
have been convicted of a felony within the past seven (7) years, this is cause
for rejection. Applicant must not have a felony record that was adjudicated
guilty or had adjudication withheld for the past seven (7) years, or any
conviction of any length of time for any drug related, sexual related, murder
related or arson related crime.
current photo ID documentation (driver's license, military ID, or State ID) is
rental history reports from previous landlords must reflect timely payment,
sufficient notice of intent to vacate, disturbances or illegal activities, no
NSF checks, and no damage to rental property or failure to leave the property
clean and without damage when you left the property.
occupancy standards are a maximum of 2 persons per bedroom, except for infants
under 4 years of age. However, some city and county municipalities and/or
homeowners associations prohibit more than two (2) unrelated adults to reside
in a single family dwelling unit.
• No pets
(with the exception of medically necessary pets) of any kind are permitted
without the consent of Premier Property Management and a pet addendum in the
lease document. An additional Non-refundable pet application fee of $250.00 per
pet may be applicable. Some properties may require higher pet fees or higher
rent amounts. If a higher pet fee or rent amount is required, you will be
notified at the time of the application. The following pets will not be
accepted under any circumstances, GERMAN SHEPHERDS, DOBERMANS, PIT BULLS,
CHOWS, and/or ROTTWEILERS.
Homeowner and Condominium Associations may require a separate application. If
so, you must also apply separately to such association and approval by the
homeowners or condo association is a necessary prerequisite to our approval of
deposits are security for faithful performance by tenants of all terms,
covenants, and conditions of the lease agreement and tenants may under no
circumstances utilize the security deposit for any rent due. Unless claimed due
to a breach of lease or damages, the security deposit is refundable when the
tenants move out of the property at the expiration of the lease term, except
that $175.00 of the deposit is non-refundable as a departure cleaning fee to a
local, licensed, vendor paid upon the closing of the lease agreement.
exceptions to these criteria will need to be submitted in writing to Premier
Property Management for consideration. If approval is then given for such
exceptions, additional security deposit, co-signers and/or additional
"higher" rent may be required.
rates quoted are the rental amounts due if paid on time, (on or before the 4th
of each month by 5:00 PM) otherwise; the rent is at least $50.00 more that
month and possibly higher if rents are severely delinquent.
will be released on the first (1st) day of occupancy as stated in the lease
agreement. Request for keys earlier must be accompanied with additional
pro-rated rent and must have Premier Property management’s prior
Maintenance and Repair - When you rent a home from our company, we strive to
ensure that all items are in good working order. Please report any maintenance
or repair request that needs immediate attention during your first 5 days of
possession of the rental unit.
Multiple Applications - It is entirely possible that Premier
Property Management may receive multiple applications from unrelated individual
applicants on the same property at approximately the same time. If such is the
case, we will process all applications for consideration as to what we (in our
sole discretion) deem the best applicant, which may not necessarily be the
first application received. In such cases, more than one applicant may be
approvable, however only one will eventually be approved. Because we represent
the best interest of the rental property, we will accept the best application,
which may not necessarily be the first application received. In order to
evaluate the various applications it is necessary for Premier Property
Management to expend time and cost in credit reports, criminal reports, and
other administrative cost. Hence, our policy that the application fee is
Non-refundable. If your application is approvable, but not the approved one for
the property for which you are applying, you may consider applying for other
available properties that we may have, without payment of an additional
Leasing Consultants – Premier Property Management
provides leasing consultants to grant you access to preview our properties, to
distribute rental information, applications, rental process and application
disclosures and contracts to lease our properties. Once your application is
submitted to a manager at Premier Property Management, the approval/denial and
negotiation process (if any) will be handled by the property manager in charge
of the property for which you are applying.
Process and Application Disclosure" is hereby made an integral part of
my/our rental application. I/we do hereby acknowledge that I/we understand and
agree to the terms of application and rental process as described herein. I/we
further acknowledge that I/we have seen and previewed the rental property (both
inside and outside) for which we are applying.