Southwestern Management And Realty Team

Tenant Newsletter — April 2016

This &  That!

Please remember—this is the time of year weeds like to spread and bloom.  If you see them, take a few minutes and pull to avoid a wonderful HOA violation.


Lease Renewals are constantly being sent out when leases are due.  When you receive the package, please take a moment, fill out and return to us as soon as possible. Yearly inspections have started.


Packages are only sent 1 time!


As you know, Goin’ Postal is charging anyone who brings in rent a $2.00 service fee.  This is their deal, not SMART, please don’t be upset with us. If you are in the area and would like to drop your rent, please do so.


Watering Restrictions: For March and April you can water 3 days a week.

Group A: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Group B: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Group C: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Group D: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Group E: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Group F: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday


Remember: work Requests MUST be in  writing.  

Rent Checks: Please make sure that your rent checks are made payable to SMART or Southwestern Management And  Realty


Are you tired of renting ?

Remember—SMART might have the house for you! We have capable agents who can find you the home of your dreams.

If you are thinking about buying, let me know and I can get you in touch with a SMART agent.

PDF Version of SMART Newsletter for Tenants — April 2016

SMART Rental Qualifications

The following are Southwestern Management And Realty Team’s (SMART) guidelines for renting a property through SMART. Each and every application will be reviewed by a member of SMART and could be adjusted depending on credit/income and the application itself. Please be truthful!

Rental Qualifications

  • Applicant MUST be 18 years or older and application fee is $65.00 per person and is non-refundable.


  • Minimum score of 650
  • No EVICTIONS in the past 5 years
  • No utility collections (gas, power, water)

Income Verification

  • Income MUST be 3 times the monthly rent for good credit 650+ and 4 times if applicant has poor credit but good income.
  • MUST be verifiable
  • MUST be with current employer for at least 6 months.
    **If self-employed—CPA financial statements and/or tax returns are acceptable.

Employment History

(you could be required to show proof if requested, paycheck stubs, etc.)

  • Verifiable employment history for the past 3 years
    **If self-employed/retired/not employed—can verify income with signed tax returns and/or bank statements.

Rental History Verification

  • Verify for the past 3 years
  • Must provide: Landlord Names, and phone number, email (if available) on the online application.

Criminal Background Check

SMART does check—Criminal, Sex Offender and Terrorist database

  • NO sex offenders
  • NO crimes—violent crimes, prostitution, domestic violence, possession of weapons or illegal drugs


MUST be 30 pounds & under & absolutely no violent breeds—ask SMART for the Pet Policy

  • 2 pets max
  • NO ferrets or snakes
  • NO Dangerous, poisonous or illegal pets
  • NO aquariums larger than 10 gallons

Emotional Support pets are NOT considered a Service Animal and not under ADA laws.