Why Rent From Us
Interested in renting a home from ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management?
ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. goes above and beyond to ensure that your rental experience exceeds your expectations. Our Tenant Specialists will work closely with you to find the perfect home for you based on budget and needs.
Once you become part of the ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. family, our team will provide you with dependable and reliable services, helping you with everything from maintenance issues to insider community info, to help ease the transition you to your new home.
ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. Office:
Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Please schedule an appointment by calling: 770-783-3737.
Equal Housing Opportunity+
We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.
All of our homes are supplied with a refrigerator, dishwasher, stove/oven, smoke detectors and a wireless security system that is monitored.
The resident is required to maintain the landscaping by preventing excessive growth of weeks, keeping grass cut, blowing and removing leaves and other yard debris. We can provide yard maintenance for an additional monthly fee.
ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. will consider pets on a limited basis. There is a $350 non-refundable pet fee per pet. We do not allow more than 2 dogs or more than a total of 3 pets. ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. may restrict certain dog breeds. We require all pets to be house broken, obedient, and socialized. Certain property owners do not allow pets on their property and that information will be clearly stated on the advertisement of the property.
The maximum occupancy is 2 persons per bedroom per household. We require the name of each occupant. You must be over the age of 21 to fill out an application.
The maximum number of vehicles is one per bedroom. Parking boats, RV’s, oversized trucks, trailers, etc. is restricted. We do not permit parking on the street. We do not permit parking on the yard. You must park your vehicles on the provided paved driveway or in the garage.
Smoking is not permitted on our properties. There is no smoking allowed in the home including all finished and unfinished areas, garages, and basements. There is no smoking allowed on the exterior of the home including garages, porches, decks, driveways, and yards. Our homes are 100% smoke-free zones.
- ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. leases are 12 months or longer.
- We do not offer month-to-month leases.
- Lease expirations must occur on the last day of the month.
- We do not end leases in August, September, October, November, December, or January.
- We do allow early lease termination with payment in full of balanced owed to the end of the lease term.
- The required security deposit is varied depending on your credit history and employment record.
- The security deposit, pet fees, and first months’ rent are due at lease signing.
Multiple Year Leases+
We do offer multiple year leases. We increase rent by 5% each year. We will not lock in the same rent amount for multiple years. Each year of the lease will have a rent increase.
Rent is due on the 1st of the month and late after the 3d. We charge a$100 late fee. If rent and late fee are not paid by the 6th, ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. will file a dispossessory action and the tenant will owe an additional $750 for the filing and court costs and a $250 administration fee.
Applicant must be 25 years of age and must provide a U.S. issued social security number, U.S. issued work visa or U.S. issued temporary residence verification.
ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. requires application to be filled out for credit check, criminal background check, and eviction report. All results must be found satisfactory before signing a lease. Application becomes property of ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management.. All reports are property of ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management.. The application must be filled out through our website.
There is a $55 non-refundable application fee for each applicant financially responsible for payment of the lease, and is due when application is submitted.
If the lease guarantor is not using the home as their primary residence, then the last 3 months of rent must be paid at the lease signing. The lease guarantor must make 4 times the rent amount to be approved as the guarantor.
Our 3rd party credit reporting agency evaluates credit and rental history to forecast performance. If an unsatisfactory result is found, a denial will be issued. We do not accept applicant supplied reports or reports supplied by any other parties.
Proof of Income+
Applicant must provide a copy of payment stubs for the last 3 months, copy of bank statements for last 3 months, and a copy of a W2 from the prior year. Any other sources of income must be verified as well.
We will procure an eviction report through our 3rd party reporting agency to help forecast rent payment performance.
We will obtain a criminal background investigation through our 3rd party reporting agency which will search public records for felonies and misdemeanors. If any are found, we will evaluate the record to determine if the applicant will be accepted.
Please provide an email addresses and phone number for communications with the ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. property managers.
Once your application is approved we can schedule a time to review and sign your lease. We conduct our lease signings online. Our representative will review each item in the lease as well as maintenance policies and procedures with you.
Move-in will be coordinated either on the weekend or in the evening after 6pm. No move-ins will be done during business hours on week days. We will meet you for your move-in walk-through and then you will receive your keys. You will not have access to your new home prior to that time. We will also do a move-in walkthrough prior to releasing keys. All fees and rent must be paid prior to your move-in date.
It is likely that the ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. property you are moving into was recently updated and renovated. It is not unusual that there be items requiring attention in a newly renovated home. Please use the maintenance request form on our website to submit a request for repairs and maintenance.
Do Not Call A Contractor+
ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. does not authorize you to call a contractor or have any work or maintenance done on the home you are renting besides minor maintenance and yard work. If you do hire a contractor, you will be responsible for the cost regardless of the situation. You will not be compensated in any way by ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management.. You must follow the maintenance procedures set forth in this document.
An issue that constitutes an emergency is one that threatens life, health, or property. If an emergency situation exists, please call 9-1-1 immediately and then report to us once the situation is under control. Some examples of emergencies include fire, flood, gas leaks, lightning strikes, fallen tree, storm damage, etc. Please use the maintenance request form on our website to submit a report.
When your system is out, submit your maintenance request using the form on our website.
If you have water leaking or pouring out, please turn off the water at the main water cut-off or at the street. Then submit the maintenance form on our website.
If you have a roof leak during the rain, please try to catch the water in a bucket or trash can as best you can. Clean up any standing water. Remember that electricity and water cause a dangerous situation. Then submit your maintenance request using the form on our website.
Routine maintenance includes items such as leaky faucets, appliance issues, water heating problems, electrical issues, door fit issues, broken window, garbage disposal repairs, broken fences, broken doors, broken garage door opener systems, pest-insect-rodent issues, or any other fit/finish issues, etc. Submit your maintenance request using the form on our resident portal.
We will schedule your maintenance call with our maintenance crews, service providers, and vendors. In some cases we will email you and set up a time window. In other cases, the vendor will call you directly to coordinate an appointment. We will do our best so schedule maintenance requests for emergency maintenance issues and major maintenance the next business day after receiving your online maintenance form. Routine maintenance items will be scheduled within a week of receiving the request. Always submit your maintenance request using the form on the Resident Portal.
The Resident is required to handle all minor maintenance under $150 including replacing light bulbs, unclogging drains, unclogging toilets, tightening loose screws, etc. If one of our service repair man has to come out to do the minor maintenance, resident will be charged a $150 fee.
The resident is required to maintain the landscaping by preventing excessive growth of weeds, keeping grass cut, blowing and removing branches and leaves, removing yard debris, and maintaining ground cover such as pine straw and mulch.
Resident Damage or Abuse+
If it is determined that the cause of the issue is due to abuse or misuse, it will be charged to the resident.
You will not be compensated
ALH|Podland Realty will not compensate a tenant in any way for any inconvenience incurred by any type of damage, emergency, maintenance, or repair. ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. will also not bear any responsibility for damage to tenants’ property as a result of flooding, fire, leaks, etc.
It is important for the tenant to have a renter’s insurance policy to cover contents in case of loss due to any issue. ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management. will not cover the cost of any lost items.