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Renter’s Guide

Technology Enabled Service

Crown Property Management is your trusted source for your next home. With technology enabled service we are happy to provide our customers with:

  • Convenient electronic rental applications 

  • Fast tenant screening reports

  • Easy online rent payments & access to payment history

  • Online maintenance requests from mobile device or computer

  • Online access to important documents 

 

Utilities

For Your Convenience 

If you need to transfer utilities into your name as part of your lease agreement, we've provided a list below, with the contact information for our local utility companies.

Flathead Electric

City of Kalispell Water Department

City of Whitefish Water Department

NorthWestern Energy

Evergreen Water District

 

MINIMUM RENTAL REQUIREMENTS


  1. Income Qualification: Verifiable monthly income of at least 3 times the amount of monthly rent. Multiple applicants of the same dwelling may use their combined income to qualify.  Debt to income ratio of 35% or lower. 

  2. Credit Qualification: 680 or higher credit score. No bankruptcies, unpaid or excessive collections, no judgments paid or unpaid. We do not accept reusable credit reports. We will run a credit check. 

  3. Rental History: 2 years of positive rental history or mortgage payments. No prior evictions. We will run a prior eviction check. 

  4. Employment History: If income is derived from employment, we are looking for 2 years of good, verifiable employment history.

  5. Verifiable Personal References: You must complete the reference section on our rental application. 

  6. Criminal Background Check: After all other minimum qualifications have been met, we will run a criminal background check. The nature, severity, and recency of criminal convictions are taken into consideration, and the decision to approve or deny the application is based on an individualized assessment.   



Third-party guarantors will be considered for applicants who have no credit history or limited credit history. Third-party guarantors must submit an application, have a monthly income that is five times the monthly rent,  and must be a resident of the state of Montana and meet all other qualifications as given herein.