Apartments Berkley MI

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Oakwood Villa Apartments
(855) 299-7355
4120 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI
Heat & Water Included, Air Conditioning, Storage Areas, Laundry Facilities, Individual Entrances, Next To Beaumont Hospital, Courtyard, Heat & Water Included, Microwave, Laundry Facilities, Individual Entrances, Vertical Blinds

Kensington At Beverly Hills
(877) 496-9281
18335 W 13 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI
Disability access, Pets allowed*, Laundry facility, Dishwasher, Disposal, Patio/balcony, Fitness Center, Walk-in Closets, High-Speed Internet, Business Center, Covered Parking, Gated Community

Cranbrook Centre Apartments
(877) 893-9837
18333 South Drive
Southfield, MI
Individual balconies, Abundance of closet space, Spacious floor plans, Individual central air and furnaces, Smoke free building available, Double sinks in bathroom, Individual carport and ample quest parking, Community clubhouse, Sparkling swimming pool, 10 x 10 storage areas, Easy access to expressways, Membership to Fitness 19

Lincoln Towers Apartments
(877) 895-2259
15075 Lincoln St
Oak Park, MI
Awesome Floor Plans, Huge Closets, Spacious Bathrooms, Laundry on Each Floor, Balconies on Select Units, Swimming Pool, Fitness Center, Community Room, 24-Hr Maintenance, Convenience Store on Premises, Extra Storage, Cable Ready

Cranbrook Centre
(877) 523-9492
18333 South Drive
Southfield, MI
Cranbrook Centre offers you charm, style and personality in a quiet, serene setting with a relaxing atmosphere, boasting extra large rooms accented by lots of windows that give off an airy, roomy feeling. From the impressive boulevard entrance to the beautifully landscaped grounds and charming French Provincial architecture, Cranbrook Centre Apartments are distinctively different.

Cambridge Square Apartments
(877) 301-1160
27435 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI
Basement Storage, Individual Heat & Air, Cats Welcome, Controlled Foyer Entry, On-Site Management, Near I-696, Cable Ready, Park Like Setting, High speed internet available, Carports available, 6 and 12 month lease available, Large floor plans

Village Green Townhomes
(877) 497-2560
10811 W 10 Mile Rd
Oak Park, MI
Royal Oak / Ferndale location 5 minutes from I-696, 3-floor brownstones with 2 private entrances, Full-size side-by-side washers and dryers, Resort-class clubhouse & swimming pool, Hardwood floors and above-range microwaves, Central heating and cooling, Deluxe and Premium V.A.L.U. Added Luxury Upgrades, Lifestyle Director and social activities, Pet-friendly, Business Center with WiFi, Zero-edge swimming pool, Indoor Raquetball / Walleyball Court

Oaks On Lincoln
(877) 895-2520
25600 Briar Drive
Oak Park, MI
3 Bedroom Townhomes, Spacious Closets, Large Floorplans, Easy Freeway Access, Patios/ balconies, Sparkling Swimming Pool with Sun Deck, Central Air Conditioning, Intrusion alarms in all units, Washer & Dryer Hook-ups, Cable and Internet Available, Eat-in Kitchens, Premium appliances

Providence Green
(877) 894-7361
25500 Greenfield Road
Oak Park, MI
Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartment homes, Millions of dollars spent in renovation, Professional Management Staff, 24-hr maintenance staff, Spacious floor plans, Sparkling pool, Laundry in each building, Preferred employer program, Ownership Professional Management, Oak Park/Berkely School District, Internet Cafe Coming Soon!, Fitness Center now open

Country Corners Apartments & Townhomes
(877) 894-7976
30300 Southfield Rd
Southfield, MI
Heat and Water Included, Dedicated Maintenance Staff, Central Air, Storage Locker, Covered Parking Included, Microwave, Eat-In Kitchen, Call for Pet Policy, Formal Dining Room, Balcony/Deck, Free full service HealthClub membership, Heated Pool, Cable Ready, Clubhouse, Night Gatekeeper

Preparing the Necessary Pre Apartment Search Documents

By Julie Fishman

If you thought finding an apartment was a struggle, you are in for a treat, mon frere. Actually sealing the deal is half the battle, and in most cases it involves an infuriating mix of timing, luck, and favoritism. Fortunately, a little preparation and a light sprinkling of gamesmanship can give you the head start you need to nip all those other jokers at the finish line. Prepare your documentation beforehand and bring it with you when you visit apartments to put yourself on the leader board from the word “Go.” Next, make sure that any roommates have their things in order, as well. If anyone is out of town, you will need to fax all of the documents and have them sent back. In some states, these documents may need to be notarized (the same goes for guarantor’s forms, which are discussed below). Finally, try to buddy up with the super and doorman when you visit the apartment—they are on the front line and will know exactly the right time to strike.

What You'll Need

Gather these essential items below and bring them on apartment hunt outings.

  • Copy of Photo ID – Driver’s license or passport should suffice, even if the picture resembles a celebrity mug shot.
  • Letter of Employment – Must verify employment length, position, and salary.
  • Last 2 Pay Stubs
  • Copies of your Tax Return – Some places require just the past year, others require the past two years, so bring both just to be extra safe.
  • Most Recent Bank Statement
  • Copy of Previous Lease – Make sure the lease has the previous managing agent’s info and let’s hope there are no skeletons in the closet. If you did have a falling out with your last managing agent, pretend you spent the last few years at the ’rents.
  • Letters of Recommendation – In the absence of written notes, names and phone numbers of personal or business references should be enough.
  • Rental Application and Fee – The application will be provided by either the landlord, broker, or management company. Most often it is filled out on the spot, but occasionally it can be done in advance if there is a particular building or management company to which you are confining your search. The fee (about $50) is used to process the application and run a credit check.

Note that if a guarantor is involved, all of the above items will be required from them, as well.

Getting a Guarantee May Require a Guarantor

Most management companies require that a tenant’s income be above a minimum level, usually about 40-45x the monthly rent (income of roommates can be combined). For a $2,000/mo apartment that means you have to make between $80 and $90K. If you don’t stack this type of money (you’re not alone), you may need a guarantor to co-sign the lease. The guarantor agreement is provided by the landlord or management company and requires some basic personal and financial information. Signing it legally obligates the guarantor (usually a family member or close friend) to pay rent if you de...

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