Do I need an appointment? Do you take walk-ins?
No appointment is necessary to tour our community; however, it is always appreciated if you call ahead to make sure we are available to provide adequate time for you to tour and ask questions. Please arrive no later than one half hour prior to closing if you would like to tour the property. Everyone over 18 must have a valid photo ID to tour the community.
Why do your prices have ranges?
Our rental homes are priced individually based on the amenities and features.
What is the application fee and is it refundable?
Application fees are $75 per person 18 and older occupying the rental home. All application fees are non-refundable.
How do I apply?
Applications may be found under the floor plans tab of our property website, or you can stop in the office for a paper application during business hours.
Which utilities do I pay?
Residents are responsible for water, sewer, trash, gas, and electricity. Residents are responsible for setting up services in their name through Evergy (electricity), Kansas Gas (gas services), and the City of Valley Center (water/sewer) prior to moving in. Residents also pay a pest control fee each month to basic pest treatment.
What is the security deposit?
We do not have a security deposit. What we do instead is called a Credit Approval Fee. This fee is based on rental history, job history, and credit history. It starts at $250 and can go up to as much as a full month of rent.
When is my rent payment due? What day of the month am I liable for a late charge?
Rent is always due on the first and a $100 late fee is assessed on the 4th of every month (even Sundays and holidays). Rent must be in before midnight on the 3rd of the month.
How can I pay my rent?
You can pay rent by setting up your online account on our website. This allows you to use a bank account (no fee) or credit card (with fee) to make payments.
What kind of pets do you allow? How many pets may I have?
Up to 2 pets, cats, or dogs, are allowed. The Pet Fee is a one-time $300 non-refundable fee for the first pet, and $200 for the second pet. Pet Rent is $40/month per pet or $75/month for two pets. Breed restrictions apply, please contact the office or click on the Pet Policy tab on our website.
If I get a job transfer, can I break the lease?
Yes, if the lease buy-out fee has been paid. A 30-day notice is required before vacating your rental home, and the lease buy-out fee is $1500. Please make sure that you reference your signed lease agreement and confirm policies with your Property Manager as there could be unique circumstances.
If I am part of the military and receive deployment or reassignment orders, can I break the lease?
Yes, service members can break their lease without penalty in certain circumstances through the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Please contact the property manager as soon as possible in this situation. You will need to provide written notice and a copy of your military orders.
How can I refer a friend?
If you love our rental homes and want to refer a friend, please let our office know! We offer resident referral programs throughout the year and would love for your friends and family to join our community.
If something needs to be repaired in my rental home, how do I report it?
There is a person who might be staying with me for a while, is that permitted by the lease?
Yes, if someone is temporarily staying with you, please let the office know so we can accommodate for parking. If someone is permanently moving in, or staying longer than 2 days, they will need to fill out an application to be added to your lease agreement.
I will be moving out. What do I need to do?
We require a 60-day written notice, which you are responsible for, prior to move-out. If you need to move-out at the end of your lease term, please remember to come in 60 days prior to the lease expiring to provide your written notice.
Do you have cable/Internet services?
Yes, Cox is our preferred provider for cable/internet services. Contact the Leasing Office to get our representatives phone number.
Is renters insurance required?
Yes! We have partnered with a national renters insurance provider that offers a policy that meets our minimum requirements. For your convenience, you can enroll online at www.ePremiumInsurance.com or by calling 1-800-319-1390. If you enroll with ePremium, they will automatically send us your proof of coverage upon policy activation so there is nothing further you would need to do. If you elect to obtain coverage from another insurance carrier, you will be required to provide proof of this coverage to the leasing office and the policy must meet our minimum requirements of $100,000 Liability Coverage and $10,000 Personal Property Coverage.
Can I grill on the property?
Grills are not allowed to be stored or used on balconies or patios. If you have your own grill you must store it in a garage or storage shed and when in use you may grill on the ground level 10 feet from the building.
I am locked out of my rental home/garage. What do I do?
If you are locked out during business hours, you can come to the office to be let back into your rental home. If it is after business hours you will need to contact a locksmith company.