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    Scott Mountain

    What is your pet policy?
    We welcome up to two furry friends, we do not have a 100 pound weight limit. There is a $250 pet fee per pet and $10 monthly pet rent per pet. Currently, the restricted breeds are Akita, Chow, Doberman, Pit Bull, Rottweiler, American Staffordshire Terriers, English Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Mastiffs, wolf hybrids or any other breed with dominant traits geared towards aggression. Dogs of other breeds mixed with any of the restricted breeds are not allowed.

    Do all of your apartments have the same finishes?
    All classic apartments have the same style. Black and white appliances, birch colored doors and cabinets. All upgrades are the same style of white paneled doors and cabinets, stainless steel appliances, chrome fixtures. 

    Do all of your apartments include washer and dryer?
    Yes, all apartment homes come with a full-size washer and dryer.
     
    Do you have garages?
    Yes, we do. It costs $125 a month to rent. 

    Do you have storage units available?
    No, we do not. There is storage on patios and balconies.

    What is the parking policy at Scott Mountain? 
    Must have permit or guest pass. 2 cars per household. We also have street parking available. 

    What is included in the rent price?
    The price shown on our website just includes your rent. All residents pay for electricity which is setup by you and placed in your name through Portland General Electric. Water and sewer is based on usage. Garbage is a flat fee of $13.25. We have a cap for water, sewer, garbage of $125.

    How do I setup electricity?
    Once you apply and receive approval, you will contact the local electric provider, Portland General Electric.
     
    Who is the provider for internet and cable in this area?
    You may choose the provider of your choice.

    What are the lease terms that are offered? 
    We offer lease terms from 4 to 12 months, with different pricing options for each term.

    What are the hours for the amenities?
    Residents receive 24 hour access to the fitness center. All other amenities are from dusk to dawn.

    What schools is Scott Mountain zoned for?
    Scott Mountain is zoned for Oliver P Lent Elementary, Woodstock Elementary, Athey Creek Middle School, and Franklin High School.

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    For Future Residents

    How can I apply for an apartment?
    Our application process is online and entirely paperless making the process smooth and efficient for you.  From our website, click Apply in the top menu bar or by choosing a floor plan, then unit, then clicking Apply Online.

    What if I’m not ready to apply? What other options are there?
    If you’re not ready to apply, click Email Us to send us your questions, or stop by to visit our community. Our pricing does change daily so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to lock in the current rate.

    How long do I have to move-in to my apartment? 
    You may apply to move-in starting the date the unit is available. The unit can be moved in to within fourteen (14) days afterwards.

    What do you look for in the application?
    We use third-party, independent screening service that views your credit, rental history, and employment history. They also complete a background check. 

    Do you have furnished apartments?
    We have one furnished apartment 2 bedroom 2 bath. 

    Does it cost anything to take a tour?
    Absolutely not! There is no charge to view our apartments and community amenities. 

    Do I have to make an appointment, or do you accept walk-ins?
    We offer self-guided tours, and you do not need an appointment.  

    Can I get a price reduction if I sign a longer lease or pay for rent a year in advance?
    We offer a variety of lease terms, and the prices vary based on the length of the lease. We do not offer a discount for paying a year in advance.

    What is the renters’ insurance policy?
    We require renter’s insurance with a liability protection minimum of $100,000 for the protection of our community.  We also recommend you obtain personal renter’s insurance for the protection of your belongings. We do offer Resident Indemnity Management insurance. Click here for more information.

    How accessible is the team at the local office?
    Our staff is available during office hours to assist you seven days a week! You can also email us anytime, and we’ll respond during office hours. All of our communities offer 24-hour emergency maintenance, as well–simply call us and a member of our service team will come out for emergency maintenance requests.


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    For Current Residents

    How do I receive packages?
    Packages are delivered to our office and available for pick up during business hours. 

    What fees will I need to pay if I have to break my lease?
    We require a 30-day notice to vacate and there is a termination fee equal to 1.5 month's rent. Please review your specific lease for details on the termination policy.  

    How do I pay my rent online?
    Visit your Resident Portal, and click Make a Payment. 

    How do I transfer to a new apartment?
    To transfer to a new apartment, please contact the office to discuss transfer options within the community or to another Cottonwood community. The transfer fee is $250.

    Will I be allowed to sublet my apartment?
    No, we do not allow sublets.

     

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    Cottonwood Residential Communities

    Where are other Cottonwood Residential communities located?
    We are located throughout the United States.Click here to see all of our communities. 

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