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Steps to getting your new home or apartment at Bergman Rentals

  • 1 Please pick up a vacancy listing in our office.
  • 2 If you are still seriously interested, you will need to check out key ($20 refundable key deposit) to the units that you are interested in viewing. We check out key Mon-Fri Until 4:00pm and on Saturdays until 11:00. No overnight key checkouts are permitted.
  • 3 Once you have selected a unit that satisfies your needs, to Self-check make sure you satisfy all of the following: a) have Excellent Rental History: b) Always pay rent on time. c) Give advance notices. d) Kind to the property, inform landlord promptly of needed repairs. e) Reasonable on everything. f) Good references from past landlords of 5 years, g) Pay your bills on time.
  • 4 You are responsible for all your financial obligations. Make an income that is 3 times of the rent. Must be employed for at least the last 4 months.
  • 5 To place an application please bring. YOUR ID, PROOF OF INCOME, AND THE non-refundable PROCESSING FEE OF $35.00 in money order payable to Bergman Rentals.
  • 6 Once we notify you that your application has been accepted, The leasing agent will let you know the total amount needed to take possession of the unit; it includes the security deposit and full first month’s rent. Only money orders are accepted on move in. We do not accept financial assistance for the deposit or first month rent from any agency. You can pay your rent using your personal check after the third month.
  • 7 All units are furnished with stove and refrigerator. Many units come with water and air conditioning.

Acceptable proofs of income are the following

  • Two most recent original check stub
  • Direct deposit statement from your bank
  • Print out from Social Security (if you on disability)

During our application process we check and review the following: credit history and score, income verification (it must be three times the monthly rent), rentals reference and criminal background. We make our decision based on those four criteria. The processing time varies for each application but it typically takes 3-4 business days. NOTE: no move in monies will be accepted from third parties/help agencies.

Reasons that your application can be denied

  • Any felony
  • Drugs misdemeanor or any other misdemeanor at management discretion
  • Handwritten letters as proof of income
  • Previous landlord on your credit report
  • Utility bills on your credit report
  • Credit score below 600
  • Income not three times the monthly rent

Applications can be dropped off in person or faxed to 919 419 7451.

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