Resident FAQ’s

Future Residents

There are 3 ways to apply for one of our beautiful properties.
  1. Apply online  (fastest and easiest)
  2. Apply in-person at our office
    • First Property Management 6441 Bonny Oaks Drive – Suite E Chattanooga, TN 37416)
  3. Apply onsite while viewing the property with one of our team members
There is a non-refundable charge of $35 per applicant to check income and credit.
  • Guarantors are considered in the same fashion as applicants and would also pay the same.
All applicants must provide the following, in addition to filling out the application:
  • Non-refundable deposit  ($35)
  • A copy of the their Driver License and Social Security.
  • Copies of their two most recent pay check stubs/direct deposit receipts
  • Copies of their last two month’s bank statements.
Before move-in, we require the following:
  • Deposit (the same as first month’s rent on approved credit, subject to conditions.)
  • One full month’s rent*
  • Other applicable fees  (pet deposits, garage deposits, etc…)
* A full month’s rent is required for the first month.  If move-in occurs during the month, the prorated rent will be applied to your second month
Income
  • Applicants must make 3.5 times the monthly rent in gross income.  That can come from one or more sources (people)
  • We  accept Housing Assistance Programs or Section 8 Vouchers on select properties.  They will be identified as accepting Section 8 in the property description.
Credit
  • No applicant can have an eviction, collection, or judgement from a previous landlord in the last seven years.
  • No applicant can have filed for bankruptcy within the last 12 months.
  • No applicant can have a felony conviction or misdemeanor conviction for narcotics or assault/battery.
We  accept Housing Assistance Programs or Section 8 Vouchers on select properties.  They will be identified as accepting Section 8 in the property description.
Generally, yes.  Every resident goes through our proprietary Resident Screening Process and decisions are made on a case by case basis.
Many of our properties are pet friendly (case by case basis).  There is a refundable pet deposit of $350 required per large animal. If you have questions regarding a specific property, please contact us for more information.
Feel free to contact us (423-475-RENT) with any additional questions.




Current Residents

Many of our properties are pet friendly (case by case basis).  There is a refundable pet deposit of $350 required per large animal. If you have questions regarding a specific property, please contact us for more information.
There are 3 ways to submit rent payments
  1. Paying your rent online through the Resident Portal (recommended)
  2. Mail your check/money order to our office
    • First Property Management 6441 Bonny Oaks Drive – Suite E Chattanooga, TN 37416
  3. Drop off payment at our office (you can leave it with our front desk or drop in in the rent slot on the office door).
Feel free to contact us (423-475-RENT) with any additional questions.