Tenant Frequently Asked Questions
Am I required to have renters insurance?Yes, it is required in the lease and we strongly suggest you to have it. It is inexpensive and will provide you with coverage that typically extends beyond simply insuring your personal belongings. Please call an insurance agent to ask about this coverage.
Benefits of renting from ERA Woody Hogg and Associates?
We pride ourselves in responding to tenants concerns and request in a timely manner.
We provide detailed move-in and move-out condition reports for proper documentation of the condition of your rental to insure no unnecessarily deduction is taken from your deposit.
ERA Woody Hogg provides an online rent payment service for your convenience.
All maintenance contractors must meet strict standards to ensure the highest quality of work is being done.
Our property managers are licensed real estate brokers.
We are members of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and therefore are held to a higher level of consistent and professional ethics.
Now that you know a little more about ERA Woody Hogg and Associates we hope you'll choose a property we manage. It will be the best housing decision you make.
How and when can I view the rental?
You can schedule a showing on this web site, by email or by calling our office and during limited weekend hours. We encourage all adults that will be leasing the house to be present at the showing.
You must call the office by 8 am the day before to confirm the appointment or we will consider the showing canceled.
How is maintenance issues handled?We need all requests to be in writing please state the problem clearly and in as much detail as you can They can be faxed, emailed or submitted through our website.
How much is the security deposit?
The deposit is usually equal to one month deposit however a larger deposit may be required if applications have adverse credit or other issues.
The pet deposit is 300.00
What about pets?Depending on the property pets are accepted the pets deposit is $300.00 we do have a pet addendum we use, the deposit is returned if no damage is done to the property. Some large dogs breeds may not be accepted, call if you need more information. The right to have a pet is a privilege and may be revoked with out terminating the lease agreement.
What are the lease terms, what if I want to break the lease early?
After the first year most leases go 2 month to 2 months with 60 day notice.
You can break the lease early; this is address in the tenant handbook page 4.
Once tenant gives notice we will market & start showing the property 30 days before the lease ends and we do expect tenant to be accommodating with showing, you will be give 48 house notice.
What if the rent will be late?
You will be charged a Late Fee per your lease which is 10% of the rent , and will be served the 5 day notice of rent default, ie. And Possibly begin the civil legal action to collect the rent and eviction process. However once we send you the notice of default this will allow you (5) additional days to bring your account to a zero balance.
What is the move in procedures?The days of the lease signing we will meet at the property go thru all the paper work, the lease, any addendums, do the move in inspection.
Where is your office located and what is the best way to contact you?
9137 Chamberlayne Rd, suite 100, Mechanicsville Va. 23116
Web address: erawoodyhogg.com
Direct Number: 804-427-5119
Our normal office hours are 8:30-5 pm Monday-Friday