Question 1 – Is your apartment finder service free?
Answer 1 – Yes. Our apartment locator is completely free. We are licensed real estate agents who get paid commissions from apartment communities when our customers list us as their referral source.
Question 2 – If your apartment locator service is free, how do you get paid?
Answer 2 – We get paid a referral commission by the apartment that you choose. Just remember to write “My Only Agent” and your agent’s name on the guest card and lease application for the apartment. Then, please let us know where you leased. Although the apartment communities are glad to pay us commission, they are so busy that they might forget to let us know one of our customers signed a lease.
Question 3 – How soon should I start looking?
Answer 3 – You will probably want to get serious about looking 4-6 weeks before your move-in date. However, we can help you find and apartment for rent any time, even if you need to move today! Since most residents do not give notice until 60 days before they move out, you have to act fast once they do.
Question 4 – What are the normal qualifications to lease an apartment?
Answer 4 – There are 4 common items found on the application. 1) Income: most apartments will require to gross at least 3x the monthly rent. 2) Rental History: apartments look for renters that don’t have broken leases or evictions. 3) Criminal Background Check 4) Credit History.
Question 5 – How do I start my free apartment search?
Answer 5 – Simply fill out our on-line apartment guide search form for Austin apartments or Dallas/Fort Worth apartments. Or simply call us with questions or to schedule a free consultation. Within minutes, one of our apartment locators will get in contact with you to start the process. Our service is absolutely free because we get paid by the apartment communities if you lease and list us as your referral source on the rental application.