What can Porchlight do for YOU?What we can do for YOU?

Touring Services

Rental Tours*

  • Thorough needs assessment and expectation setting by PorchLight Staff
  • Introduction to appropriate rental agent in destination market for accompanied rental tour
  • Qualified rental options based on Renter needs for any type of rental (house, condo, apartments etc.)
  • Guidance to overcome poor credit, lease break language, questions to ask before leasing
  • Support until a rental is identified
  • Rental links sent in advance when possible
  •           *broker’s fees may apply

Area/Candidate Tours
  • “Show off” city with focus on the interests of the Candidate
  • View properties that meet Candidate's criteria for perspective on housing and pricing
  • View neighborhoods, public transportation, cultural activities, shopping and restaurants

Settling-In Services (to include one or more of the following)
  • Area acclimation
  • School-finding and appointments
  • Escort to get Driver's License, apply for Social Security Card, set up a Bank Account, Purchase/Lease a Car
  • Learn about the new community - where to play ball, exercise; find dog parks, family fun activities, dance, music lessons, kid sporting activities and more

 

Non-Touring Services

Rental Resource™ - a self-guided tour
  • Unbiased research and qualified property choices*
  • Thorough needs assessment and expectation setting by PorchLight Staff
  • Locating any rental option (apartments, condos, single family homes, etc.)
  • Rental options until rental is identified
  • Rental Profile & Summary detailing rent, lease terms, amenities & more - SEE SAMPLE
  • Guidance to overcome poor credit, lease break language, questions, to ask before leasing
  •           *broker’s fees may apply

Lease Review
PorchLight's lease review highlights the items in the lease that the Transferee should be aware of. For specific verbiage or legal advice, please consult an attorney. For example:
  • Can the Landlord enter without advance warning?
  • Does the lease rollover on a month-to-month basis if a notice to vacate is not provided?
  • Is renters insurance required?
  • Is the security deposit refundable and does it gain interest?
  • How do I ensure I'm not held responsible for damages prior to my move in?

 

Free Rental Toolkit™ (self-help/online guide)

  • For Renters with no relocation benefit, information and guidance at no tour cost to Transferee*
  • Multiple web links to conduct self-search for apartments or private rentals
  • Links to area information, schools, etc.
  • Guidance to overcome poor credit, lease break language, questions to ask before leasing
  • Free agent support in 60 markets. Click here


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