Hawaii Life Long Term Rentals is the exclusive agent and representative of the property owner and does not, in any respect, have any fiduciary or agency responsibilities to the applicant. All federal, state, and local laws are followed and each application is processed without regard to the race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin of applicant. Our team of professionals are regularly trained and educated on the latest local, state and federal statutes pertaining to rental regulations.
General. Applications must meet the requirements of Hawaii Life Long Term Rental’s Guidelines.
Each applicant 18 years of age and older must complete a separate application and pay the application fee of $30 per individual, which is non-refundable.
Processing: Each application must be completed, signed, and fee paid before being processed. Additional applications will continue to be accepted until the approved applicant has signed the lease and paid the security deposit. A copy of any state or federal issued ID is required and will become a part of the completed application. Hawaii Life Long Term Rentals does not accept Co-Signors. Tenants must qualify by themselves, &/or with co-applicants.
Rental History. Applicant must have good rental references unless applicant has just sold their home. Relatives are not acceptable as rental references. Application may be denied for evictions, damages beyond normal wear and tear, illegal activity on premises, refusal to re-rent by previous landlord or a balance still owed to previous landlord.
Income: Application may be denied unless rent is no more than 45% of verifiable household income. Applicants are required to include a copy of their last two bank statements as proof
of monthly income.
Credit. All information showing on the credit report is subject to verification, including previous address and place of employment. Some items that are looked at are: late payment, tax liens, charge offs, repossessions, judgments and discharged bankruptcies. Any applicant who has an open bankruptcy will automatically be denied, however with the exception of applicants that have poor credit caused by a foreclosure of their home. Tenant must have proper documentation showing that the payment had significantly increased and was the cause of the poor credit. FICO scores under 650 will be denied.
Criminal Background. Automatic Denial to any Felony conviction less than 5 years from release. Felony convictions can be caused for denial, however, per Federal regulations; drug and alcohol use felonies can be waived with proper documentation. Regardless of conviction date, no applicant with a felony conviction for an act of violence, sex crimes, or illegal manufacturing or distribution of drugs will be accepted.
Pet Policy. Pets are considered only if they are allowed on the property (condo’s) and only after confirming with owner that they approve of a specific type of pet. If they do approve having a Pet a Pet Addendum must also be completed and signed along with the lease. When pets are allowed a Pet Deposit will be collected and can range from $300 per pet to a full months rent depending on what the Owner of the property requires. Service Animals need to be disclosed prior to the signing of the lease. Service Animals are accepted as per the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
We do not rent to potential tenants that have not personally viewed the property, or had someone they trust view it prior to accepting a rental application.