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Tenant Application Process

Thank you for your interest in becoming a tenant of one of our properties. We look forward to finding you the right rental.

Please carefully review the information below prior to submitting your application. 

Equal Opportunity Housing

Family Owned Property Management, LLC is a committed, equal, and fair housing provider in full compliance with Fair Housing Act (FHA) requirements. We do not discriminate against persons because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

FOPM rental application

Application Procedure
(what you'll need before you begin)

Please have the following readily available for a smooth application process. 

1. Photo ID

2. Pay stubs or tax return if self-employed (proof of income 3x Rent)

3. 5 year Residential History (addresses and Landlord contact information)

4. References (personal and/or professional)

5. Vehicle information (make, model, and plate numbers)

6. Renters Insurance information(or Agency name that will provide it)

7. Credit card or Bank information for $45 application fee 

  • EVERY adult, 18 and older, that will be residing in the property for any length of time is required to submit an application and pay a nonrefundable application fee.  

  • Application processing takes 3-5 business days depending on responses from your employer, previous landlords, and references. 

  • While we make every attempt to work with each applicant, Credit Grade may impact Security Deposit and/or SD Alternative Program qualifications. 

  • Automatic application Disqualifications/Denials: 

    • Collections/Judgments to any Landlords in last 7 years

    • Collections/Judgements for any utilities in last 7 years

    • Evictions within the last 7 years.  

    • Any Late payments in last 12 months to lenders, mortgage companies, or landlords (excludes medical and student debt)

    • Drug or property related crimes in last 5 years.

    • Felonies in last 7 years.

    • Inaccurate/falsified information on application or in communication during screening process.

    • Incomplete applications including but not limited to residential history, employment records, petscreening profiles, and NO answers to company policy acknowledgement.

Lease Admin fee

$350.00 is required to be paid for every new lease regardless of number of applicants. 


Security Deposit

is dependent on credit, income, and other risk factors. We reserve the right to require higher deposits based on our risk analysis. 


Renters Insurance

You will be required to obtain renters insurance that has a minimum liability coverage of $100,000. You will also be required list FOPM, LLC as an additional insured on your renters insurance. This provides us notice in the event of a lapse in coverage. 


Pet Owners

Pets owners are required to provide health records and proof of liability insurance through PetScreening. There is a Non-Refundable Pet Admin fee of $275/pet and a monthly fee of $25 per pet. FOPM has a 2 pet limit per household. CCRs in certain HOAs may limit breeds as well as Owner homeowners insurance policies. If you have any potentially “aggressive” breeds please make sure to inquire before submitting an application to ensure compliance with HOAs and Owners insurance policy. 

Resident Benefit Package

All Family Owned Property Management residents are enrolled in the Resident Benefits Package (RBP) which includes HVAC air filter delivery (for applicable properties), utility concierge service making utility connection a breeze during your move-in, our best-in-class resident rewards program, welcome basket and binder of information on your property, smart lock system with code and phone app access, limited pest control services, identify theft protection, homebuyer assistance, and so much more! This is billed to every account monthly at $100/month.



Unless otherwise stipulated all utilities included but not limited to: electric, water/sewer, cable and trash are the responsibility of the Tenant. 


While we make every attempt to provide reliable and accurate information, however, we too are human. If any information such as square footage, school districts or neighborhood rules, pets, is important or would significantly alter your intent on renting a property please verify the information with our office as situations may change not providing us sufficient time to update listings and advertising.


Any information provided in any of our advertising DOES NOT constitute a written agreement or any guarantee of facts. 

Pet Screening

All applicants regardless of pet ownership are required to submit a PetScreening application. Follow the link below to submit your screening once you've placed your application.


No application can be approved before a PetScreening portfolio has been submitted. 

How To Apply?

Once you have collected all the information and documents listed above, please visit our available properties web page (link is below).

Once you've selected the property you'd like to rent from our list, click on the apply now button to complete the application process.

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