Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify to rent from River Rock Realty?

Please click here for information on how to qualify.

Does River Rock Realty manage any Section-8 properties or government rent payment aids?

No, we do not manage Section-8 properties or government rent payment aids.

Does River Rock Realty require a security deposit, and if so how much is it?

Yes, we do require a security deposit which is equal to one month’s rent payment.

Does River Rock Realty offer any rent to own or owner financed properties?

No, we do not offer any rent to own or financed properties.

Does River Rock Realty offer any short term leases?

No, we only allow 12 month leases.

Am I allowed to sublease my property?

No, River Rock Realty does not allow any tenants to sublease. Doing so would violate your lease.

When is my rent due?

Rent is due on the 1st of each month and late on the 6th. All late payments will be subjected to late fees payments.

Once I am approved, how long do I have to move in?

Once an applicant is approved they have 3 business days to pay the security deposit in full. Upon receiving the security deposit payment, the house will be held in the applicant’s name for 30 days. The new tenant can choose any time during those 30 days to move in.

Does River Rock Realty have an application fee, and if so, how much is it?

Yes, our application fee is $50 per applicant. All applicants 21 or older will need to fill out an application and pay the $50 application fee.

Does River Rock Realty allow pets?

Yes, as long as our homeowners agree, but a non-refundable fee of $400 is required. This covers the first pet. Each subsequent pet is $100 per approved pet. Max 2 pets.

What type of payments does River Rock Realty accept?

We do accept personal checks, money orders, cashier’s checks

How do I get my security deposit back?

Leave the property in clean condition. (Sweep all hard surface floors, vacuum all carpeted areas, wipe down all counters, cabinets, and/or elevated surfaces. Leave yard in well maintained condition (Mow lawn, weed-eat, and remove all trash and debris from yard area).

What if I have a maintenance issue?

Please call River Rock Realty, 334-290-5091 or complete a maintenance request form.

Once approved when can I sign my lease?

Once approved you will be prompted to pay the security deposit to hold the house. The lease can be signed anytime during the 30-day period, you must call our office and make an appointment at least 24 hours in advance before signing the lease. The first month’s rent or any prorated rent will be due at lease signing.

What if I elect not to renew my lease?

We will send you a lease renewal about 30-45 days before your lease expires, if you elect not to renew your lease we will need a 30 day notice to vacate in writing. This notice can be turned into our office or can be emailed to your property manager.