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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the administrative fee that I pay for move-in?

The administrative fee covers lease-set up, utility set-up, and other costs associated with move-in. 

What is the minimum expected income to apply?

In general, 3 times the rent in income is a minimum standard for applying. 

What is Rhino?

Rhino is a low-fee security deposit coverage program that covers your tenants needs for security deposit. Tenants will pay a $399 fee at move-in and make monthly payments on their coverage that range from $8-30/month. This is not a pro-ration of the deposit. The amount the tenant pays is, in general, considerably lower than what they would be paying if it was a pro-rated version of the security deposit. The tenant also has the option to reduce their total cost by paying the whole year in advance. 

What are my move-in costs?

Your move-in cost will be your first month's rent plus the administration fee, which is $399.

Is there a credit minimum?

620 is the preferred minimum score.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are allowed at most of our properties but we recommend checking with our leasing department. The pet fee ranges from $250-500 per pet depending on size. If your pet is considered an aggressive breed, you’ll be required to provide proof of a pet liability insurance policy. 

Do you guys allow short term leases? (less than one year)

At this point, we exclusively offer 1 year leases for our properties. 

How long does the application process take?

Our application process generally takes about 3 business days to complete. If you submit towards the end of the day, the process will normally start the following business day. 

What are my chances of getting approved?

Your chances of approval are based on the merits of your application. To find a list of common reasons someone might be declined, please visit our application on our website. To maximize the likelihood of approval, please be sure to submit your application with all requested documents to ensure a smooth and quick application process. 

Can I sign a lease term that is longer than one year?

At this point, we only offer 1 year leases. 

How soon can I move in?

As soon as your application is approved, all the documents are signed and the move-in monies are paid.

Leasing/Applications

How can I access information about specific listings?

Please visit our available rentals page for a list of our available listings. On each listing, you will find listing-specific information such as the availability date, rent price, and showing instructions. Press HERE to access. 

How can I set up a showing?

Please call (954) 779-6053 and dial extension 2. You may also visit the listing page for the specific rental on our website and select “Schedule a showing”. Press HERE to access. 

What is the administrative fee that I pay for move-in?

The administrative fee covers lease-set up, utility set-up, and other costs associated with move-in. 

What is the minimum expected income to apply?

In general, 3 times the rent in income is a minimum standard for applying. 

What is a security deposit coverage program?

Our security deposit coverage program is a low-fee security deposit coverage program that covers your tenants' needs for a security deposit. Tenants will pay a $399 fee at move-in and make monthly payments on their coverage that range from $8-30/month. This is not a pro-ration of the deposit. The amount the tenant pays is, in general, considerably lower than what they would be paying if it was a pro-rated version of the security deposit. The tenant also has the option to reduce their total cost by paying the whole year in advance. 

What are my move-in costs?

Your move-in cost will be (approx) your first month's rent plus the administration fee, which is $399.

I would like to know the status of my application

All applications are go through a screening process that might take 3 to 7 business days. The stages are:

  1. You submit your application online

  2. You receive a confirmation email with the link to pay the application fee

  3. You will receive a request to approve credit and background check

  4. Your employers and former landlords will be contacted for references

  5. If your application gets to this stage, you will be asked to attend a virtual interview with the property manager.

Can I know if an apartment has other applications in process? / I want to know if a unit is still available.

Yes, please call again at extensions 1 or 3.

Do you accept section 8?

Yes, we do. 

How can I apply for a rental?

Just submit the application here: 

https://mayfair.managebuilding.com/Resident/rental-application/new



Is there a credit minimum?

620 is the preferred minimum score.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are allowed at most of our properties but we recommend checking the listing description. The pet fee ranges from $250-500 per pet depending on size. If your pet is considered an aggressive breed, you’ll be required to provide proof of a pet liability insurance policy. 

Do you guys allow short-term leases? (less than one year)

At this point, we exclusively offer 1-year leases for our properties. 

How long does the application process take?

Our application process generally takes about 3-5 business days to complete. If you submit towards the end of the day, the process will normally start the following business day. 

What are my chances of getting approved?

Your chances of approval are based on the merits of your application. To find a list of common reasons someone might be declined, please visit our application on our website. To maximize the likelihood of approval, please be sure to submit your 

Can I sign a lease term that is longer than one year?

At this point, we only offer 1-year leases. 

How soon can I move in?

As soon as your application is approved, all the documents are signed and the move-in monies are paid.

Security Deposit Coverage Program

What is a security deposit program?

Our program is a low-fee security deposit coverage program that covers your tenants' needs for a security deposit. Your tenant will pay a $399 fee at move-in and make monthly payments on their coverage that range from $8-30/month. This is not a pro-ration of the deposit. The amount the tenant pays is, in general, considerably lower than what they would be paying if it was a pro-rated version of the security deposit. The tenant also has the option to reduce their total cost by paying the whole year in advance

Am I required to use this program?

Yes 

At what point should I sign up for the security deposit program?

After being approved, your tenant will be sent an invitation to sign up for their policy. 

Will my tenant be approved for Rhino?

After having their application accepted, you will be sent an invitation to sign up for a security deposit coverage policy. It’s not possible to be declined from the program. However, the application does impact the monthly payments, but it’s not possible to not be able to receive coverage.

What documentation will my tenant need to sign up for Deposit Program?

They won’t need to upload any additional/supporting documentation. They simply need to fill out the form. 

How long will it take to get back the terms of my Rhino Coverage?

Signing up takes as little as 5 minutes and you receive the results of your coverage back immediately. 

Can I have a guarantor and still use Rhino?

Yes, you can. 

If there are roommates, can I add two people to a policy for Rhino?

Unfortunately, no. At this time, your policy can only be associated with a single renter. 

Service + Maintenance 

What should I do to report an issue or repair needed in my unit?

We have different ways for you to report an issue:

Calling the Mayfair Central Line (954) 779-6053 ext. 4. 


You can also submit you request in our website: 

https://www.mayfairpropertymanagement.com/maintenance-request leave your contact info and we will call you back


Finally, you can send us an email at service@mayfairre.com


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