many people can I have on the lease?
A: A maximum of three (including the guarantor)
are your guarantor requirments?
A: Guarantors must be United States citizens, have a good credit rating,
and own property within the United States. Only one guarantor is necessary
per apartment regardless of the number of occupants.
Q: How much time does it take to process your application?
A: Applications can be processed and approved within a few hours,
provided that all required paperwork and application fees have been submitted.
Q: What paper work is required?
A: BenArt Application, Drivers License, Social Security Card,
W-2, Prior Years 1040,
Landlord Reference & 3-4 current paystubs
or a letter from
What standards are used to determine who is a qualified applicant?
A: In order to qualify, without a guarantor, prospective tenants
must make an annual base income of no less than forty times the
monthly rent. For example, if the monthly rent is $1,000 both applicants
combined must make at least $40,000 (40 X $1,000). In addition, both
applicants combined must also have a stable employment history and a
good credit rating. If each applicant does not meet these requirements,
a guarantor or extra security may be used in lieu of them.
Q: What type
of credit score do I need?
A: BenArt does not look for a specific
Q: How Much
Money is required for a security deposit?
A: As long as your credit is good, we accept a standard one
months rent & one
months security. If you have a guarantor, there will be an additional
Do you allow installation of washer or dryer machines in the apartment?
A: We only provide and allow laundry in the building.
What utilities are included?
A: All apartments include heat & hot water.
(Depending on the location others provide parking and gas)
Do you allow installation of Satellite TV or dish?
A: Standard Cable only
Do you allow subletting?
A: We do not allow subletting
Q: Can I put my company name in the lease?
A: We only allow personal names.
Q: Do you
Q: Do you allow short term leases?
A: No, our leases are 1 year only
Q: Do you charge a brokers
A: No. BenArt is soley a property management company.