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Application Process

Commercial Clients, click here to view the application process & guidelines.

Residential Clients, click here to view the application process & guidelines.

Residential: How to Apply


Click here to view our qualifying standards and complete application process. Our App Fee is $55, per adult applicant. Each adult must submit an application.


If you have no access to a printer, please call the office and you can schedule a time to come in and pick up a paper application.

Click here to open a new webpage that has the offline application packet. One packet is required from each adult, along with submitting your pet/no pet/service animal profile at, and certified funds in the amount of $55 delivered to our office location during normal business hours.

We’ll need your pet screening report, copies of each adults government issued identification, and legal/verifiable income – two months of paystubs or last years tax returns. Also, each applicant is required to complete a background check authorization. When complete packages are received, a holding deposit of $500 is due prior to application processing begins, then a determination made usually within 2-3 business days.


All residential applicants are required to complete the screening at Pet Screening, in association with your application to lease from Bell Properties, Inc. Whether you have a pet, no pet or a service animal, every application must include a pet screening.


All residents are required to carry renters insurance throughout their tenancy. Bell Properties, Inc must be listed as additional insured on your renters policy. Policy limitations must be at least $100,000.

To get started, complete the insurance application with our insurance partner, ePremium Insurance, here or use any company you know and trust. and upload their certificate of insurance to ePremium Insurance.


All completed applications must submit a holding deposit, pending the review of your application. Prior to application processing, all prospects must submit their holding deposit. One deposit per household is required: $500

After your application((s)one per adult)) are submitted, you’ll have 12 hours to submit a $500 holding deposit, that will go towards your security deposit – if you’re approved for the property. If declined, this holding deposit (minus application fee) will be returned. If you’re approved and you later decide not to move forward, you may loose a pro-rated portion of this holding fee, based on the number of days we held the property for you. Once you submit the application, you will immediately receive an email about how to pay the security deposit.


All prospects are required to independently verify their income, through our income verification partner ‘The Closing Docs’.

After submitting your holding fee, you’ll receive an email to confirm your banking details in our Application Portal. This is a vital element to the approval process.


The Bell Properties Resident Benefits Package (RBP) delivers savings and convenient, professional services that make taking care of your home second nature. Applicant agrees to be enrolled and to pay the applicable cost relevant to Property.

Your RBP may include:

  • Filter delivery: Changing filters is as easy as opening the front door. This service helps you save up to $250 per year and reduces the hassles of repairs. Opt in Credit Reporting, to help you build your financial future.
  • Utility concierge service: One call sets up utility, cable, and internet services – and makes sure you get the best price.
  • Resident rewards: Earn rewards and save on everyday expenses for the best rental experience you’ve ever had.
  • 24/7 online maintenance reporting: Makes reporting those pesky maintenance issues easy and fast, either online or by phone Online portal: Easy access to your account and documents.
  • Vetted vendor network: We may find the technicians, but you can feel safe knowing they’re reputable, licensed, and insured for every job.
  • And more . . .

View our full application process and approval guidelines here.

After submitting your holding deposit, expect to have a response to your application within 48 business hours.

We look forward to welcoming you to our great properties.