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  1. What kind of pets do you allow? Do you permit exotic pets?
    Our Community only allows cats. We do not allow exotic pets.
  2. How many pets may I have?
    You may have a maximum of two cats in your apartment home.
  3. Are there any deposits, special fees, or monthly charges to have a pet?
    We charge a one-time, non-refundable Pet Fee of $300 per cat and $20.00 per month per cat.
  4. What must I bring with me to tour an apartment?
    We require one form of government issued photo ID to tour an apartment.
  5. What are your fees and monthly charges?
    We charge an Annual Amenity Fee of $250.00 per year. We also charge the following fees: Application Fee - $75.00 for the first applicant and $25.00 for each additional person over the age of 18; CO Fee - $50.00; Month-to-Month Lease Fee - $100.00 (after fulfilling initial lease term); Lease Termination Fee – Penalty equal to two-month’s rent; Transfer Fee – mid-lease $450; NSF Fee - $50.00; Late Fee - $50.00; Corporate Application Fee - $100.00 plus $25.00 for each occupant over 18 years of age.
  6. What are the income and credit qualifications?
    The Income Qualifications start at $4350.00 per month for a 1-bedroom apartment and $5097.00 per month for a 2-bedroom apartment. A credit history depicting any of the following may be grounds for denial: a) Unpaid liens or judgments b) Bankruptcy, unless applicant can provide verification that positive credit has been re-established and maintained after three years of discharge. c) We use a statistically validated scoring model, which measures each applicants risk in terms of paying their monthly rent. The model takes into consideration many aspects of an applicant’s credit history and income to determine the amount of risk for that particular applicant.
  7. What is acceptable “proof of income” to sign a lease?
    We require one month of your most recent pay stubs to verify income.
  8. What happens if I qualify for an apartment, but my roommate does not?
    As long as the income for the approved roommate is sufficient to qualify for the apartment, the second roommate can be added as an occupant only ~ subject to an acceptable background check.
  9. Is my security deposit totally refundable?
    Security Deposits are totally refundable, however, before a refund is mailed back to you, outstanding charges including those from your account ledger or damages and cleaning charges for the apartment will be deducted. You will receive a complete accounting of the disposition of your Security Deposit, in writing within 30-days of the last day of your lease.
  10. If I get a job transfer, can I break the lease?
    Regardless of the reason, you may break your lease, however, early termination penalties will apply. The only exception is for Military personnel being transferred under Orders and a copy of these Orders are required.
  11. Can I change to a month-to-month lease plan after my first year?
    We do allow Month-to-Month Leases after the first year’s lease, however, we do charge an additional $100.00 MTM Fee.
  12. What utilities are included in my lease?
    Water, Sewer and Trash are included in your amenity fee.
  13. How long is the term of the lease?
    Initial Leases are for a minimum of one-year.
  14. Do you accept leases for short terms?
    Unfortunately, we do not accept short-term leases.
  15. Am I required to have renters insurance?
    Our Leases do not require that you carry renter’s insurance, however, we strongly recommend that you do so and you are advised that our insurance does not cover any of your personal loss and/or liability.
  16. Do you offer furnished apartments?
    At this time, we do not offer furnished apartments.
  17. Do you offer corporate apartments?
    We do not offer corporate apartments at this time.
  18. If something needs to be repaired in my apartment, how do I report it?
    Maintenance Requests are accepted in several different ways. 1) Call the office during normal business hours to report maintenance issues. 2) Go to our website, www.bristol-station.com to report maintenance issues. 3) E-mail, bristolstation@comcast.net. After-hour emergency maintenance issues should be called into the emergency call line. The number is provided to all of our valued residents.
  19. When is my rent payment due?
    Rent is due on or before the first day of each month regardless of the day of the week the first falls on.
  20. What day of the month am I liable for a late charge?
    Late charges are accessed at 5:00 PM on the close of business on the 5th of the month.
  21. Will you accept electronic payments from my bank?
    We do not accept electronic payments from your bank, however, you can go online to www.rentpayment.com to pay your rent. You can find a link to pay your rent on-line on our website also.
  22. Is there a place where I can pay my rent after office hours?
    We do have a rent drop-box in the vestibule of the Community Center.
  23. There is a person who might be staying with me for a while, is that permitted by the lease?
    The Leasing Office must be notified if you will be having a visitor stay so that they can be added to the parking list. However, if they will be staying for a prolonged period of time, they should be added to the lease, as occupants; pending a background check.
  24. Do you have reserved parking?
    We do not have reserved parking however ample spaces are available.
  25. I have a motorcycle, where can I park it?
    Motorcycles must be parked in the over-flow parking lot.
  26. My children live with me in the summer; do I need to notify your office when they arrive?
    Your children should be added to your initial lease as occupants of your apartment home.
  27. Can I install my satellite dish at my apartment?
    Direct TV is available (for an additional charge) to all of our Residents; each building is pre-wired for the service.
  28. Do you have cable services?
    Comcast is available (for an additional charge) to all of our Residents.
  29. Does the property have a fitness center?
    Yes, we have a state-of-the-art Fitness Center that is open for the convenience of our Residents 24-hours a day / 7-days a week.
  30. Does the property have a swimming pool?
    We do have a sparkling outdoor swimming pool that is open from Memorial Day until Labor Day.
  31. Does the property offer on-site recycling?
    We do have on-site recycling and encourage all of our Residents to participate.
  32. Are gas grills permitted at your property?
    Gas grills are not permitted in our Community, however, charcoal grills are provided at the Community Center from late spring through early fall for the convenience and enjoyment of our Residents.
  33. Is there any additional storage space available at your property?
    There is a small storage closet on the balcony of each apartment home.
  34. Are residents permitted to paint their apartment?
    Residents are permitted to paint the walls of their apartment in order to feel more at home, however, they must paint the walls back to their original color prior to vacating.
  35. Will you accept my delivery packages for me?
    We will be more than happy to accept your packages at the Leasing Office.
  36. Do you have a list of Preferred Employers?
    United States Military Personnel, Homeland Security Personnel, FBI Employees and Local and State Police Officers.
  37. Where do I register to Vote?
    You register to vote at Carteret Borough Hall at 61 Cooke Avenue, Carteret, NJ 07008.
  38. How is your property different from the competition?
    Bristol Station is a step above the rest by offering our valued Residents the Best LOCATION – ¼ mile from the New Jersey Turnpike and other major arteries of the state. Best VALUE and Best PRICE; Our newer Community offers a Security Gated Entrance, Ample Parking and amenities like no other; Beautiful Community Center, State-of-the-Art Fitness Center, Gathering Room with a Pool Table, Sparkling Out-Door Swimming Pool and so much more!
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