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Renting Now for June 2010!

Q: How can I find out about the reputation of Schulhof Property Management LLC?
A: Contact the Marquette University Off-Campus Student Services Office at (414) 288-7281.

Q: How do I go about renting an apartment?
A: Schulhof Property Management LLC has a simple 3 step process:
Request a showing: Select the property(s) you would like to see in person and contact our office at (414) 933-1211 for a showing.
Apply: Fill out an application form and submit it along with your earnest money. The earnest money will hold your apartment until your references have been checked and the application process is complete.
Sign your lease: Once your application is approved, we will schedule a lease sign within 21 business days of approval notification. (out of town residents may sign via fax).


*All earnest money will be applied toward your security deposit. If you choose to withdraw your application at any time, the earnest money will be forfeited. If your application is denied it will be refunded.


Q: What is earnest money?
A: A deposit made to a lessor showing the lessee's good faith in a transaction. The earnest money will hold your apartment until your references have been checked and the application process is complete. Additional earnest money may be required for a specific property prior to lease signing. To see Lease's "Special Provisions" click here.

Q: What is the difference between earnest money and security deposit?
A: Earnest money becomes the security deposit, once the application is approved and the lease has been signed by both parties. If required, the additional earnest money would also be applied to the security deposit.

Q: Do you accept pets?
A: Only fish are allowed at all of our apartments.

Q: Should I get renters insurance? How do I get it?
A: Yes. All residents should get renters insurance. It is inexpensive and any home insurance agent should be able to assist you. If you need guidance, please contact our office.

Q: Do you accept pets?
A: Only fish are allowed at all of our apartments.

Q: Are any of your apartments furnished?
A: None

Q: How much is my security deposit?
A: Security deposits are equal to one full month’s rent. However, if an additonal earnest money is required, then the security deposit would reflect this additional amount.

Q: When will my security deposit be returned?
A: Security deposits will be returned within 21 days of the last day of your lease. Please give the office your forwarding address to help facilitate the process.

Q: Are the utilities included in the rent?
A: That depends on the property. Our office or the individual property information on our web-site will tell you about the building(s) you are interested in.

Q: How can I tell what utility costs might be?
A: You can get estimated costs from WE Energies at 1-800-242-9137. They can give you the highest, the lowest or the average bill for any address in the city.

Q: Do your apartments have internet?
A: Each unit/bedroom in every property has a phone/cable line. You will need to connect with a provider for service. Time Warner Cable appears to be the high speed internet choice among students. Contact them at (800) 627-2288.

Q: Is laundry available?
A: All of our properties offer on-site laundry.

Q: When is rent due and what if I am late?
A: Rent is due on the 1st of the month. If you pay after the 5th of the month, a $50.00 late fee will be incurred.

Q: What if my rent check bounces?
A: You will be charged an NSF fee in the amount of $50.00. If two checks fail to clear the bank in any lease period, we will no longer accept personal checks from you. Subsequent payments will have to be made by money order, cashier’s check, or certified check.

Q: Do you offer two-year leases?
A: We are always happy to consider a two-year lease term to any of our residents.

Q: Do you offer short term leases?
A: We prefer annual leases but will consider partial-term leases to balance vacancies during the off season. Rent rates for partial-term leases may be higher than full-term leases.

Q: What if I lose my keys?
A: Any lost keys require an immediate lock change at a cost of $65/per key, $75/2-keys or $100 for 3-keys (mailbox, apartment & entrance).