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Tenant FAQs

Answers to your common questions

How do I go about making application?
Just go to the details page of the listing you are interested in and select “Make Application” from there.  Be prepared to upload your photo id and last two paycheck stubs, showing year to date income, as well as anything else you would like to offer for us to consider in the processing of your application, like child support.

I already have a copy of my credit and criminal background, may I just supply you with those so I don’t have to pay an application fee?
Unfortunately, due to a number of reasons, we are unable to accept these documents.

I have a bankruptcy, will this hurt my chances of qualifying
Unfortunately, we are unable to consider applicants with open bankruptcies.

I’d like to speak to someone personally about my credit situation before making application and wasting the application fee unnecessarily. Is this possible?
Most Certainly!  If you don’t see the specific thing you are concerned about in our “Qualifications” page ,  feel free to call and ask.  However, we are not able to give you an approval or denial based on the verbal information you provide to us.  In other words, you have to decide whether or not to spend the application fee as it is non-refundable.

There will be three of us applying, we room together now, but one of us has bad credit; can we just apply with the other two?
Unfortunately, every adult who will be occupying the property must make application, regardless of income.  

What does it take to be approved with Principle Properties, Inc
We look at four categories for making application: credit, income verification and mortgage or rental payment history as well as criminal.  Please visit the “Qualifications” page of our website for more details.

What if I don’t have a driver’s license?
We do not require a driver’s license, only a state issued photo id.

Your qualifications page mentions utility collections must be paid prior to being approved. Can you give me an example of a “utility”?
Yes, in addition to the obvious like water and electric bills, we also consider phone, cable and internet as “utilities”. 

Other pre-application questions:

Are pets allowed?
Property owners determine whether or not pets are approved.  Check with us for the particular property you are interested in to see if they are allowed.  Please also refer to our “Pet Policy” to determine expense and restricted breeds.

Based on the Qualifications I am reading on the website, I wouldn’t qualify, may I get a cosigner?
Cosigners are welcome IF they qualify, live in the state of Georgia AND if the applicant’s reason for not qualifying are based on lack of credit or rental history, not because the applicants credit is bad.

Can you ask the landlord if they will provide lawn service? I don’t have a lawnmower.
There is rare occasion where the landlord provides lawn service.  Since all of our houses are single family homes, it is the responsibility of the tenant to maintain the lawn.  We will happily assist you in finding a lawn care service, at your expense.

I am looking to move in 6 months, can you hold this house for me?
We happily hold a house off the market for up to 30 days with an approved application and a reservation fee equal to one month’s rent.

Lease Questions

My lease expiration is coming and I want to move out. What do I do?
There is a special form for this purpose on our website.

My situation has changed and I need to get out of my lease, if you find a replacement tenant, will you let me out without penalty?
Unfortunately, we are required to uphold all the provisions of the lease, including early termination provision.  Please check your lease for the specifics of your contract.

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Principle Properties, Inc.
P.O. Box 39
Dacula, GA 30019

Phone:404-719-4229
Phone:404-719-4229

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Principle Properties, Inc.
P.O. Box 39
Dacula, GA 30019

Phone:404-719-4229
Phone:404-719-4229
Fax: 800-934-9288

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