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Frequently Asked Questions | YA Realty Residential

Frequently Asked
  • To begin the Application Process, please read the Application Instruction Sheet found on the Online Forms page of the website.

  • This form will have to be signed at the bottom and returned to us along with the other items listed.

  • Please contact us at Residential@YArealty.com or 309.454.2338 ext 504 for further details on how to provide the required documents.

Residential requirements are as follows:

For Apartments and 1 Bedroom Townhomes: Credit score of 575+

For 2-3 Bedroom Townhomes and All Houses: Credit score of 650+

No judgements, bankruptcies, or collections during the past two years (excluding medical debt).

No felonies within the past 7 years.

Income Verification: Gross monthly income must be equal to or greater than 3x the rent amount.

  • Security Deposit amounts vary based on the apartment.  
  • Please consult with a Leasing Agent to find out the Security Deposit owed for the particular unit you are interested in.
  • You will need to have been qualified through our Application Process before signing a lease.
  • Once qualified, you will be contacted by a Leasing Agent to discuss dates and details. The lease will then be sent to your email through DocuSign to be signed electronically.
  • The Leasing Agent will then instruct you on how to pay the security deposit.

The application fee covers our cost to run your Credit History and Criminal Background Check. This fee is non-refundable.

  • Some of our Residential Properties do allow pets.
  • If you are curious if the building you live in, or are interested in renting, allows pets, please contact a Residential Leasing Agent at Residential@YArealty.com.
  • They will tell you if your building allows pets, and if so, what the restrictions are.
  • There are fees and paperwork associated with pets.
  • Please contact us PRIOR to bringing a pet into your home. 

Unless your lease states otherwise, rent is due on the first of the month and will be assessed a 10% fee if paid after the first.

When looking to terminate your lease early, please contact a Residential Leasing Agent to explain your options. You may not sublet your unit without prior written consent from Young America.

To schedule a Residential Apartment Showing, please contact our office via:

  1. Calling (309) 454-2338 ext 504
  2. Emailing a Leasing Agent Directly at: Residential@YArealty.com
  3. Submitting the "Contact Us" form on the website

 

You will meet a Residential Leasing Agent at the particular property you are interested in seeing.

Showings typically take anywhere from 10-30 minutes depending on how many properties you choose to view.

Please browse our website to view apartment availability. You can also contact a Residential Leasing Agent at Residential@YArealty.com to further assist you.

March Specials

LIMITED TIME OFFER: New YA student residents save $250 and current student residents get up to $400 when renewing! View Now

We're at Festival ISU Today!

Come join us on the Quad!

The Student Division office will be closed today for the Festival.

Check out our newly acquired properties!

8 Ross Dr. (2 bedroom 1 bath $615)

&

6 Willedrob Rd. (2 bedroom 1 bath $599)

New Property to YA!

 

1505 Ensign | 2 bedroom 1 bathroom | $610/month

COVID-19 Information

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Virtual Tours

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ISU is back and so are we!

Our student office will be re-opening to the public for 

apartment showings starting June, 13 at 11AM.

Dorm Exemptions:

ISU Students are able to apply for DORM exemptions! 

MORE INFO HERE

Open Leasing

2021-2022 Leasing Information

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Open Leasing Information

Students, get 1/2 off your first rent payment!

Deal ends May 15th! Click Here

Super 2 Bedroom Units Are Ready To Lease!

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Student Renewals

Only 10 days left! Renew your lease now through Sept. 24 to get up to $400!

MAJOR SNOW EVENT:

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YA offices will be closed to the public February 2nd and 3rd.  Please stay home and stay safe!

Summer Internship Opportunity

Summer Maintenance Internship

$18.00 per hour

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Closing early 7/21!

We will be closing our offices at 3:30 PM on Thursday, July 21st. We will reopen at 8:30 AM on Friday, July 22nd! 

Student Department Fully Pre-Leased

YA Student Department is fully Pre-Leased for the 2022-23 school year. Please contact us for sublease opportunities. Open Leasing for 2023-2024 school year will be October 5th, 2022.

Student Office Closed 7/30

Our student office will be closed Saturday, July 30th due to the parking lot being resurfaced. We will re-open Monday, August 1st at 8:30 AM.

Festival YA 8/30

Join us at Festival YA!

Tuesday, August 30th from 11am-3pm

216 W. Mulberry (Kensington Suites)

Giveaways include: Bears Tickets, Cubs Tickets, Harry Styles Tickets, and more!

Front Office Closed 8/30!

Our student office will be closed to the public on Tuesday, August 30th for Festival YA!

Please contact our office by phone at 309-454-2338.

Come join us at 216 W. Mulberry! (Kensington Suites)

Last day to renew!

Today is the last day to exclusively renew your unit for the 2023-24 school year. After today, your unit could be signed for by others!

Come in today to renew your apartment, PLUS receive your choice of renewal incentive!*

 

*offer valid for student properties only

Contact us at 309-454-2338, or leasing@yarealty.com, for more information.