Monthly Archives: March 2014
Income requirements for renting Atlanta apartments will vary from community to community or from landlord to landlord. Minimum income requirements for leasing an apartment are in place to help renters be successful in their new home– with their ability not only to pay rent but also to buy groceries and to pay utilities. The JAMCO Properties, Inc. requirement, and industry standard, is a gross income of 3x’s the rental price. So, if the monthly rent is $600 for the unit you want, you will need a monthly income of $1800 ($21,600 annually before taxes).
Before you begin an apartment search it is a good idea to be aware of your income and spending habits because apartment community managers will run a credit and/or background check when you apply. Application fees are not a source of income for property managers but rather the application fee covers the costs third parties charge for running credit and background checks for the community. Again, these checks are done to help ensure a renter’s success in their new community.
Administration fees (admin fees) and security deposits are two additional costs a renter can be expected to pay before moving into an Atlanta apartment rental. Admin fees are non-refundable amounts and cover the cost of preparing and administering leases and paperwork done in the leasing office. A security deposit may be collected to make repairs for any unnecessary damages (outside of normal wear on the apartment). If the renter meets the requirements set out in the lease, all or part of a security deposit may be refunded when the tenant moves out of the apartment.
Minimum income requirements, application & admin fees and security deposits are all tools apartment communities use to help renters find the perfect fit. With a little planning, you can find more than a great place to live at one of JAMCO’s 21 metro Atlanta apartment communities. Most of our communities are now serving you with HALF OFF application fees and NO SECURITY DEPOSIT!
Metro Atlanta apartment residents have a couple opportunities to keep their New Year’s resolutions to get fit AND eat more bacon right around the corner from several JAMCO Properties, Inc apartment communities like The Woods at Southlake and Oak Run Apartments in Jonesboro, Georgia.
First, you can have your bacon and eat it too! The Bacon Chase 5K and 0.05K fun runs seek to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and include all you can eat bacon at stops along the course. The event takes place at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia just minutes from Hidden Pines at Tara Apartments. Registration fees offer runners these benefits:
- Unlimited bacon
-  One free Bloody Mary (must be 21+ years old)
- Signature Bacon Chase T-shirt
- Bacon Chase bacon-scented “bib”
May the odds be ever in your FLAVOR!
Then, on April 26th &27th Tough Mudder brings its fast paced event back to Atlanta where residents can experience heart-racing excitement. This year the event at Bouckaert Farm in Fairburn, GA is a nearby drive from Bradford Ridge Apartments in Riverdale.
Let no obstacle stand in your way!