How to Apply – Step Three: Apply

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Submitting an Application

Click the Apply Now or Pre-Apply button on your home’s listing page to create an account and complete our online application. Once submitted, we’ll review and contact you with the next steps of the leasing process!

There is a non-refundable $50 application fee for each person over 18 applying to lease a home with Invitation Homes. Any roommate information will be needed as part of the application.

Pre-Apply Process

  1. Pay the online application fee in full via credit card or bank account.
  2. Submit your completed application.
    1. We will inform you if any supporting documentation is needed, or if any submitted documentation needs verification. Be prepared to do so quickly so we can hold the home for you.
  3. An Invitation Homes representative will contact you with the application results within two (2) days and provide details on your next steps.
  4. Sign and submit your Holding Agreement and pay the non-refundable Holding Fee (depending upon market-specific requirements).
    1. Both the Holding Agreement and the Holding Fee are required within 48 hours of application approval notification.
    2. Your holding fee will be applied to your first month’s rent.
    3. Home availability dates are subject to change.
  5. Your agent will confirm the day your home will be ready to move in and send you the lease. You’ll have the opportunity to tour your home and confirm your desire to lease the home.

This begins a five-day plan to move you into your home:

  1. Within two (2) business days: sign and submit your lease and pay your initial security deposit.
  2. No later than five (5) business days, pay any remaining money due and your lease begins
    1. Home availability dates are subject to change.

Apply Now Application Process

  1. Pay the online application fee in full via credit card or bank account.
  2. Submit your completed application.
    1. We will inform you if any supporting documentation is needed, or if any submitted documentation needs verification. Be prepared to do so quickly so you can secure the home.
  3. An Invitation Homes representative will contact you with the application feedback or results within two (2) days and provide details on your next steps.
  4. Upon approval, you will have 48 hours to pay your initial security deposit online, initiating your lease agreement process.
  5. Sign your lease within 48 hours of receiving it.
  6. And your lease starts! Your lease start date must occur within 14 days of your initial application date.

Once you’re moved in, take a look at our Welcome & Move In Guide so you have everything you need to know about making our house your home.

Tips to prevent fraud

Lease and payments must be made in contract with Invitation Homes and through invitationhomes.com. Visit our Fraud Prevention Page for more information.

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