We are committed to providing safe, clean, and properly maintained homes to our residents. Here are some of the minimum standards we require of our managed Properties:

  • Property professionally cleaned and free of trash and debris, inside and outside.
  • HVAC system to be in good operating condition, with a new filter installed.
  • All mechanical elements including appliances operating as designed.
  • Caulking in kitchen and bathrooms shall be clean and free of mildew
  • Doors and locks all functioning properly—ideally 1 key that operates all locks.
  • Windows must open, close, and lock properly and window screens be in good condition.

Full Rent-Ready Requirements

In order to comply with both internal and state rental housing requirements, including the Rental Housing Inspection Program, every property must meet the below list in order to be considered ‘Rent-Ready’:


  • Professionally cleaned to ‘Hotel Room Clean’
  • Carpet professionally cleaned by a truck mounted vendor and looking fresh
  • All painted surfaces fresh with no mis-match touch-up areas and repainting must be done corner to corner.
  • All bedroom windows must have matching window coverings.
  • No personal property or items in the unit. This includes furniture, knickknacks, toiletries, shower curtains, Kleenex boxes, kitchen or bathroom items, soap dispenser, pictures, tools, cleaners etc.
  • No lawn equipment including mowers, tools, etc.
  • Garage floor swept/blown out.
  • No exterior trash or debris
  • Lawn cut and trimmed, weeds pulled.
  • Landscaping fresh and clean
  • Carbon monoxide detector installed on each level.
  • Smoke detectors installed in all bedrooms and common areas.
  • All light bulbs working and ideally matching.
  • Doors open & close smoothly and doorstops installed on all doors
  • Bathroom caulking must be fresh and free of any mildew
  • All mechanical components working as designed. Includes HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, kitchen appliances, laundry appliances, sump pumps, water softeners, sprinkler systems, swamp coolers, gas fireplaces, water filtration systems, etc.
  • Safety railings secure
  • Be free of any trip hazards inside or outside of the property.
  • All interior outlet plugs near water be protected by GFCI plug type.
  • Water heaters be double strapped.
  • Garage pedestrian door must have a functional self closing hinge installed.
  • Wood-burning fireplace(s), if operational, shall be clean of any debris and have a fireplace screen or heat-proof glass doors installed. If non-operational, the fireplace opening on the interior of the home shall be permanently sealed with an aesthetically pleasing material.

This list is meant to be a guide and used for best practice—providing clean, functional properties for our residents establishes a standard that we can expect them to maintain.