If you’re a tenant searching for quality apartments or homes for rent in the Midlands, you’ve come to the right place!  As Columbia’s premier property management firm, we are licensed and uphold the standards for: Timely rent collection, accurate reports, prompt and cost-effective repairs, equitable handling of tenant concerns, Proper legal documents, Use of Fair Housing guidelines, Up-to-date information on available units, low application fees, quick response to problems, repair requests, fair and impartial treatment.

If you’re a tenant searching for quality apartments or homes for rent in the Midlands, you’ve come to the right place!  As Columbia’s premier property management firm, we are licensed and uphold the standards for: Timely rent collection, accurate reports, prompt and cost-effective repairs, equitable handling of tenant concerns, Proper legal documents, Use of Fair Housing guidelines, Up-to-date information on available units, low application fees, quick response to problems, repair requests, fair and impartial treatment.

BEFORE YOU APPLY

Please read the instructions before completing the application.

  • Applications will be processed in the order that they are received.

  • It may take up to three (3) business days to process your application.

  • Once processed, we will contact you to inform you of the outcome.

  • We keep applications on file for ONE month.

  • Application fees are charged prior to processing your application, and the fee is nonrefundable. you will be contacted by our application department on the status of your application.

  • The application fee is $99 per adult over the age of 18 who will be living in the residence.

  • If you need a “rushed” move-in, there will be an additional nonrefundable fee of $250 in order to expedite the process.

Our application includes a background check, credit check, previous rental history, verification of employment and income.

1. Income must be at least three times (3X) the rental amount.
2. No eviction filings in the past 10 years.
3. No unpaid balances due to previous landlords.
4. Credit score must be more than 575.
5. No unsatisfactory references.
6. No felonies in the past 7 years.
7. No foreclosure or bankruptcy filings in the past 7 years.

We do accept co-signers but only for students. Each student applying will have to have a parent co-sign on their behalf unless they meet the criteria to qualify on their own. Each student will need to complete an application with the parent as their co-applicant.

We do not allow pets in all of our properties. Please be sure to confirm that the home you are interested in allows pets before filling out the application since application fees are nonrefundable. A one-time $350.00 non-refundable pet fee for your pet must be paid before moving into the property. If your pet is a service dog, you will need to provide us with all of the proper registration paperwork for the dog. Breeds not allowed in any of our rental homes are: American Pit Bull, Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, Stafford Bull Terrier and American Bulldog.

  • You can pay your rent through your online portal set up for you when you move in, or you may also pay by check at our office. We do not accept cash.

  • Late fees are assessed starting the 6th day of each month with an additional charge beginning on the 10th. Returned checks or e-pay are also subject to late fees until the date they are fully paid.

  • You should submit a maintenance request in your tenant portal which is the same place you pay rent. All request should be submitted online unless it is an emergency in which case you should call in.

    The following are considered emergencies:
    – Property hazard (any hazard that may cause harm to the property or a person).
    – Fire, smoke or burning odor (call 911).
    – Flooding or running water that cannot be stopped or contained until the next morning. – No heat (if outside temperature is below 55 degrees).
    – No A/C (if outside temperature is above 90 degrees).
    – Any entry door that won’t lock or unlock. (Lock-outs are not considered an emergency! If it’s after hours, call a locksmith.)
    – Any unsecured entry where the resident’s safety is jeopardized.
    – Toilet is not working (if there is only one bathroom).
    – Refrigerator is not cooling.
    – A/C unit is leaking water.

    IMPORTANT! Any non-emergency call that is called in after hours as an emergency will be charged a fee of $75.

    • You are responsible for keeping sinks and toilets free of clogs.

    • Maintaining the HVAC system by changing filters on a regular basis (at least once every 12 weeks).

    • Checking circuit breakers and GFCI outlets (the ones with the little push-in breakers) before submitting requests.

    • Keeping garbage disposal free of foreign objects and using any reset button before submitting requests.

    Unnecessary maintenance calls or repairs that are the responsibility of the tenant will be charged directly to tenant!

  • Unless otherwise stated, the tenant is responsible for maintaining the yard which includes cutting the grass (2 times per month from May-November), edging, weeding yard, removing debris, keeping shrubs trimmed and gutters free of debris. We offer landscaping services to tenants who are interested. Speak with our property manager for pricing and quotes.

  • Utilities for City of Columbia for eletricity, water service and cable/internet services are as follows:

    sceg.com
    columbiasc.net
    timewarnercable.com
    att.com

Frequently Asked Questions

Kristin Van Sant

Property Manager
kvansant@themoorecompany.com
(803) 569-7555

BEFORE YOU APPLY

Please read the instructions before completing the application.

  • Applications will be processed in the order that they are received.

  • It may take up to three (3) business days to process your application.

  • Once processed, we will contact you to inform you of the outcome.

  • We keep applications on file for ONE month.

  • Application fees are charged prior to processing your application, and the fee is nonrefundable. you will be contacted by our application department on the status of your application.

  • The application fee is $99 per adult over the age of 18 who will be living in the residence.

  • If you need a “rushed” move-in, there will be an additional nonrefundable fee of $250 in order to expedite the process.

Our application includes a background check, credit check, previous rental history, verification of employment and income.

1. Income must be at least three times (3X) the rental amount.
2. No eviction filings in the past 10 years.
3. No unpaid balances due to previous landlords.
4. Credit score must be more than 575.
5. No unsatisfactory references.
6. No felonies in the past 7 years.
7. No foreclosure or bankruptcy filings in the past 7 years.

We do accept co-signers but only for students. Each student applying will have to have a parent co-sign on their behalf unless they meet the criteria to qualify on their own. Each student will need to complete an application with the parent as their co-applicant.

We do not allow pets in all of our properties. Please be sure to confirm that the home you are interested in allows pets before filling out the application since application fees are nonrefundable. A one-time $350.00 non-refundable pet fee for your pet must be paid before moving into the property. If your pet is a service dog, you will need to provide us with all of the proper registration paperwork for the dog.

Breeds not allowed in any of our rental homes are: American Pit Bull, Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, Stafford Bull Terrier and American Bulldog.

Kristin Van Sant

Property Manager
kvansant@themoorecompany.com
(803) 569-7555

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can pay your rent through your online portal set up for you when you move in, or you may also pay by check at our office. We do not accept cash.

  • Late fees are assessed starting the 6th day of each month with an additional charge beginning on the 10th. Returned checks or e-pay are also subject to late fees until the date they are fully paid.

  • You should submit a maintenance request in your tenant portal which is the same place you pay rent. All request should be submitted online unless it is an emergency in which case you should call in.

    The following are considered emergencies:
    – Property hazard (any hazard that may cause harm to the property or a person).
    – Fire, smoke or burning odor (call 911).
    – Flooding or running water that cannot be stopped or contained until the next morning. – No heat (if outside temperature is below 55 degrees).
    – No A/C (if outside temperature is above 90 degrees).
    – Any entry door that won’t lock or unlock. (Lock-outs are not considered an emergency! If it’s after hours, call a locksmith.)
    – Any unsecured entry where the resident’s safety is jeopardized.
    – Toilet is not working (if there is only one bathroom).
    – Refrigerator is not cooling.
    – A/C unit is leaking water.

    IMPORTANT! Any non-emergency call that is called in after hours as an emergency will be charged a fee of $75.

    • You are responsible for keeping sinks and toilets free of clogs.

    • Maintaining the HVAC system by changing filters on a regular basis (at least once every 12 weeks).

    • Checking circuit breakers and GFCI outlets (the ones with the little push-in breakers) before submitting requests.

    • Keeping garbage disposal free of foreign objects and using any reset button before submitting requests.

    Unnecessary maintenance calls or repairs that are the responsibility of the tenant will be charged directly to tenant!

  • Unless otherwise stated, the tenant is responsible for maintaining the yard which includes cutting the grass (2 times per month from May-November), edging, weeding yard, removing debris, keeping shrubs trimmed and gutters free of debris. We offer landscaping services to tenants who are interested. Speak with our property manager for pricing and quotes.

  • Utilities for City of Columbia for eletricity, water service and cable/internet services are as follows:

    sceg.com
    columbiasc.net
    timewarnercable.com
    att.com