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Rental Requirements

Keller Williams Realty of Brandon

Guidelines and Standards for Leasing

 

It is Keller Williams Realty policy to actively pursue and offer equal housing for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, disability or any other federal, state and local laws regarding fair housing.

Keller Williams Realty is the broker/manager for the landlord, and is compensated for it’s services

A sample lease is available for your review.
 

PROCEDURES AND APPLICANT CRITERIA:  

Application fee is $60 per person. All adults 18 years or older must complete an application

If accepted, a $75 tenant processing fee, and if applicable, a $50 pet application fee will be collected at move in.
 

What are we looking for in a tenant?

Income-Gross income to rent ratio of at least 3 to 1

Verifiable residency history-going back at least three years

Evictions-No evictions within the previous 7 years

Credit history- applicants with lower credit scoring may be accepted with higher advance funds prior to move in.
 

Criminal background check- Any applicant with:
convictions of a felony of illegal manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance within the last 7 years,
OR, felonies resulting in bodily harm or intentional damage or destruction of property for example, “arson”, within the last 7 years,
OR, sexual related offences for any time period will not be accepted for residency.

Pets- The following pets will not be accepted: Rottweillers, Dobermans, Pit Bulls (A.K.A. Staffordshire Terriers), Bull Terriers, Wolf hybrids, German Shepherds, Chows, Presa Canarios and any others which may be listed in property owner’s insurance policy. (Service animals assisting residents and guests with disabilities are always permitted.

Occupancy Standard- Two (2) persons per bedroom plus one additional occupant is the occupancy standard. State and County regulations regarding sleeping arrangements will be followed

ID-We will need a copy of a valid, government issued identification to complete the application process

Have concerns? Please contact us prior to application to discuss.
 

DISCLOSURE 1: Pursuant to Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15,U.S.C. Section 1681, et seq., as amended by the Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act of 1996 if the Owner denies you residency or asks for additional security deposit, advance rent or a co-signer based on the information obtained from this application you may request a copy of your credit report from the credit reporting agency within 60 days of your denied application for residency. An adverse action letter will contain numbers for the credit reporting source being used by Keller Williams Realty.

DISCLOSURE 2: Pursuant to Florida law, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is required to maintain a list of sexual predators and sex offenders to enable the public to request information about these individuals living in their communities. Tenants who deem this information material should contact FDLE toll free at 1-888-357-7332, via e-mail at sexpred@fdle.state.fl.us, or via the Internet at www.fdle.state.fl.us/sexualpredators.

DISCLOSURE: 3: SCHOOL DISTRICTS At some point in the lease application process, you may be provided with information regarding the school boundaries for a particular property. School boundaries are subject to change. As a result, the information available to the Owner and the Realtor may not be accurate or current, even though it appears to be from a reliable source. If this information is important to you, contact the local school board directly to verify the correct school boundaries for the particular property you are intending to rent prior to signing a lease.

DISCLOSURE 4: Keller Williams Realty is not liable for any costs to tenant resulting from Foreclosure of Mortgage on rental property.