RESIDENTIAL APPLICATION

Please print out and fill in application and submit with all additional documents to our office. Please look at the entire application to make sure that you have filled out all information. If information is withheld your application will be considered incomplete. Everyone over the age of 18 years old must apply. Take all documents to 1600 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA 94602. Office hours are from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday. Saturdays there is an after-hour’s mail slot you can place your information into as well.

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COMMERCIAL APPLICATION

Each commercial unit has its own qualification requirements. Please contact us for details. Please print out and fill in application and submit with all additional documents to our office. Please look at the entire application to make sure that you have filled out all information. If information is withheld, your application will be considered incomplete. Everyone over the age of 18 years old must apply. Take all documents to 1600 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA 94602. Office hours are from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday. Evenings and Saturdays there is an after-hours secure mail slot you can place your information into as well.

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RENTAL APPLICATION PROCESS AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Each adult (18+) who will be residing in the rental unit must complete and sign an application, provide all necessary supporting documents, including a government-issued photo ID, and pay the application fee. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Submit a $45 non-refundable application fee, payable to Advent Properties, Inc., for each application. This must be paid with Cashier's Check or Money Order. We take this in order to run the credit check. Personal credit reports from other agencies NOT accepted. Mail or personally deliver all documents to Advent Properties, Inc. 1600 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA 94602. There is an after-hours secured mail slot you can place your information into as well on front door of office. Please have documents secured together.

The application process usually takes three (3) business days after receipt of complete application, supporting documentation, and application fee.


  • One (1) applicant: 2.2 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable monthly net income is required. Two (2) applicants: 3.3 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Three (3) applicants: 4.4x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Four (4) applicants: 5.5 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Five (5) applicants: 6.6 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Net income is calculated by taking the applicant’s take-home pay and subtracting the monthly debt service as reported in the applicant’s credit report.
  • Verifiable monthly income must be documented by the most recent two (2) months pay stubs for the applicant. Offers of employment must contain initial employment day within thirty (30) days of application, and the total salary stated in the offer of employment will be discounted to 60% to calculate monthly income.
  • If cash reserves are used to qualify, the cash reserves amount must be equivalent to the above income requirements for the duration of the initial term of the tenancy. The cash reserves must be in the applicant's account(s) for a minimum of six (6) months. Only cash or cash equivalents will be considered (e.g., CDs, money market funds, etc). Retirement accounts are not considered unless the applicant is of age for penalty-free withdrawal.
  • Each applicant must have a minimum credit score of 661+ (based on VantageScore 3.0) to qualify. Note, some properties have different credit score requirements, please refer to the advertisement for actual requirement.
  • Each applicant must have two (2) years of established credit history in good standing (e.g. no delinquency, collection, or other negative remarks).
  • No prior Evictions on your record.
  • A positive (not neutral) landlord reference from the most recent two landlords is required.
  • If you have a pet, you must request a separate pet application from us and submit the completed pet application at the same time you submit the rental application.
  • If someone requests information on you or your rental history for law-enforcement, governmental or business purposes, we may provide it.
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