Rental Application FAQ's

What happens if I lie on an application?


Simply put, you will be denied. We highly recommend that all applicants be as honest and upfront as possible. Owners are usually more lenient and may wave certain items when tenants are up front and honest with our leasing agents.

What is the cost of the application?
The cost of the application is $35 for any lease or occupant applicant that is 18 years of age or older.
What do you check when you process the application?
We run credit, criminal and eviction checks. We also verify employment, income and rental history.
When do you process applications?
Applications are processed only when we receive all of the following: Applications are processed only when we receive all of the following: ⦁ Confirmation all adults 18 and older have filled out the application⦁ Proof of income: 2 months or 8 weeks of paystubs⦁ Copy of driver’s license is received⦁ Photo of your pet is received Applications are not processed over the weekends or on holidays
What are your rental qualifications?

Please take the time to view our tenant selection policy 


I filled out the application online, where do I send my pay stubs and copy of driver’s license and social security card?

You can email them to or you can fax them to 1.816.232.9991

How long does it take to process an application?
Applications take between 48 – 72 hours to process. We run credit, criminal and eviction history, we verify employment and income and we verify rental history. Getting in touch with previous landlords and employers can take a couple of days.
If I get denied, do I get my money back?
If you are denied because you do not qualify, you receive your deposit back but not your processing fees.
How do I know if I have been approved?
Someone from our staff will contact you directly. 
How many applications do you run?
DFC operates on a first come first serve basis when running applications.
How long will you hold a property?
DFC will hold a property up to 30 days in most cases. However, this is a case by case basis as each of our owners has different guidelines on how long they are willing to hold a property.
Do you take pets? If so, are there any additional costs?

Yes, we do depending on the property owner. Some do not allow pets. Property Insurance Companies do not allow certain particular Breeds, either purebred or mixed.

Therefore, dogs fully or partially of the following breeds will be rejected: Akita, American Bulldog, Bullmastiff, Mastiff, Chow, Doberman, German shepherd, Husky. Presa Canario, Pit Bull, Siberian Husky, Staffordshire Terrier, “Wolf Dog”, Bull Terrier, Pit Bull Terrier, Rottweiler and any combination of these.

Tenants will be evicted for misrepresenting any of the above types of dog, as well as for being in possession of any poisonous, dangerous, endangered species or otherwise illegal pet. Our pet policies are strictly enforced, and any breach will be grounds for termination of your lease agreement at tenant’s expense.

⦁ There is a POSSIBLE pet deposit
⦁ There is a POSSIBLE pet rent or pet fee
⦁ There is a POSSIBLE pet application
⦁ Special consideration is given to “Service Animals” that assist a tenant with special medical needs (please provide proper documentation).

We require with your application a picture of each pet with you as the owner, that will be on the property.

Please have pet selfie photos ready when applying.
⦁ No Aquariums larger than 10 Gallons allowed.
⦁ No ferrets, reptiles or rodents of any kind are permitted as pets.
⦁ All birds must be confined in cages and not allowed to reside outside their cage.


I filled out an application, but you already accepted an applicant. Do I get my money back?

Yes, if we do not run your application we reimburse your money. It will take approximately 7 – 10 business days to return your funds.

I have a copy of my own credit report, can you use this one?
No. We obtain a new credit report for each applicant.