Showings

Upfront Deposits

Joint vs Individual

Parking & Transportation

Pets

How Do I See a Charleston Townes Townhome?

We welcome you to stop by & visit our onsite model home anytime during business hours for a model home and community tour – no appointment necessary!  Normal business hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Saturday-Sunday 11am-4pm, however our hours are subject to changes, please visit our Facebook page to view our current hours before planning your visit.

Speak with one of our knowledgeable Leasing Assistants at (540) 434-5150 x120 for any questions you cannot find on our site.

How Much is Due at Signing?

The down-payment for Charleston Townes is $580, and the entire amount is due either at our General Leasing Day when you schedule a time to come back and sign your lease, or, if you were not present at our General Leasing Day, at your lease signing.

  • $30 – Key Fee* (non-refundable)
    • *If you are signing onto a home where 1+ tenants are staying (renewing), you will not pay the key fee.
  • $300 – Routine Systems Maintenance Fee (non-refundable)
  • $250 – Security Deposit (Refundable)

The $580 down-payment must be paid via check/money order ONLY. We cannot accept cash payments. Please make payments payable to Matchbox Realty.

 

Joint Account vs Individual Accounts

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As long as we receive a Guaranty of Lease from each tenant (essentially a co-signer), you will be liable for your 25% of the monthly rent instead of jointly/severally responsible for the full amount of rent each month.  Keep in mind that any damages/deductions are ALWAYS joint/several per the lease agreement.

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Free, Plentiful Parking for Residents & Guests!

Every resident gets a parking sticker, free of charge, upon move in. Each unit also gets 2 guest parking hang tags, that allow their guests to park anywhere in the Charleston lot. Residents and guests can also park across the street in the last row (closest to Lucy Drive) of the Valley Fitness parking lot.

Don’t have a car? Visit HDPT’s site for current bus routes.  There is a bus stop located directly by the community along Lucy Drive and another bus stop directly across the street on the corner of Lucy Drive and Reservoir Street.

Visit www.nextbus.com for all real time transit system information.

Photograph or the Charleston Townes parking lot.

Is Charleston Townes a Pet Friendly Community?

YES! The down-payment is $400: $200 is refundable if there are no pet-related damages at move-out; $200 is nonrefundable to deodorize & deflea the premises at move-out. The monthly pet rent is $25 for a cat or $35 for a dog. If you would like to get a cat/dog, we’ll need written approval from all your roommates (a simple email to the Property Manager is perfect!) before a Pet Lease can be signed.  Please keep in mind that aggressive breeds (Rottweiler’s or Pit Bulls) are not allowed. German Sheppard’s & Bulldogs are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Steps to Sign a Lease

We would be happy to have you! Ready to sign? Follow the steps below!

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Application

If you haven’t already please fill out an application online. There will be a $40 application fee due at the end. You can pay via debit/credit card. If you do not fill out an application, you cannot sign the lease agreement. EACH future resident must complete an application.

General Leasing Day

The 2018 leasing day is Friday October 12th beginning at noon on first come first serve basis*. You must have a minimum of TWO people to secure a townhome. Each resident will need:

a. A previously submitted application.

b. Check/Money Order for $580 (Made Payable to Matchbox Realty).

     If you are adding onto a group that is renewing your deposit and fees will be $550.

c. A government issued ID, such as a passport or driver’s license (NOT JAC card).

*Based on past years, a line will likely form outside prior to this time, so you may want to get here early, if you can!

Select your Home

You will be choosing your unit from our availability board, so if you have any preferences, please know them ahead of time (i.e. what area you would like to be on the property, if you prefer a bottom floor or mid-level entry unit, when you would prefer your lease to start & end, etc. Visit the community map to see all the Charleston Townes options.

Schedule a Signing Appointment

While in our office on Friday October 12th, your group will pick a time slot sometime the week of October 15th-19th to return to the leasing office and sign your lease. Please know before arriving on the 12th times everyone that will be on the lease is available for this lease signing appointment the week of October 15th-19th.

Leasing Video

Before your leasing appointment, everyone in your group must watch the leasing video. You will be quizzed to ensure you have watched the video.

Signing Appointment

Return to the leasing office at the date and time your group previously scheduled. If any additional roommates need included, they will need to have submitted an application and have all deposit and fees paid to sign the lease. Additional roommates can be added at a later time, but a minimum of TWO people are needed to sign a lease.

If your group misses the signing appointment, you will lose your townhome. It will be made available to anyone that did not secure a spot on October 12th.

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