Do I need an appointment? Do you take walk-ins?
No appointment is necessary to tour our community; however, it is always appreciated if you call ahead to make sure we are available to provide adequate time for you to tour and ask questions. Please arrive no later than one half hour prior to closing if you would like to tour the property. Everyone over 18 must have a valid photo ID to tour the community.
Why do your prices have ranges?
The prices will range on each floor plan depending on the updates done inside the apartment. Updated units may include newer flooring, countertops, kitchen appliances, lighting, and faucets.
What is the application fee and is it refundable?
Application fees are $45 per person 18 and older occupying the apartment. You may pay these online by credit card, a small fee will apply. All application fees are nonrefundable.
How do I apply?
Applications may be found under the “floor plans” tab of our property website, or you can stop in the office for a paper application during business hours.
Which utilities do I pay?
Heat and electricity are individually metered and billed directly to residents from Consumers Energy. Water, sewer, trash, and gas to heat the hot water is charged back to residents based on square footage and number of occupants in the home.
What is the security deposit?
Security deposits will vary depending on qualifying criteria.
When is my rent payment due?
Rent is always due on or before the first of the month.
What day of the month am I liable for a late charge?
Rent is always due on the first and a $60 late fee and concession charge back is assessed on the 4th of every month (even Sundays and holidays).
How can I pay my rent?
You can pay rent by setting up your online account on our property website. This allows you to use a bank account or credit card to make payments.
What kind of pets do you allow? How many pets may I have?
Up to 2 pets, cats or dogs, are allowed. A one-time fee of $200 for the 1st pet and $100 for the 2nd pet is assessed at the time of move in or acquiring the pet. Monthly pet rent is $20 per pet. Breed restrictions apply, please contact the office.
If I get a job transfer, can I break the lease?
Yes, a lease may be broken with a 60-day written notice and payment of the lease buy-out fee and concession charge back.
How can I refer a friend?
If you love Lakewood Apartments and want to refer a friend, please let our office know! We offer resident referral programs throughout the year and would love for your friends and family to join our community.
If something needs to be repaired in my apartment, how do I report it?
You may call the office, send an e-mail, or leave a message with the answering service. You may also submit work orders online if you are enrolled in our online services.
There is a person who might be staying with me for a while, is that permitted by the lease?
Yes, if someone is temporarily staying with you, please let the office know so we can accommodate for parking. If someone is permanently moving in, or staying longer than 7 days, they will need to fill out an application to be added to your lease agreement.
I will be moving out. What do I need to do?
We require a 60-day written notice, which you are responsible through, prior to move-out. If you need to move-out at the end of your lease term, please remember to come in 60 days prior to the lease expiring to provide your written notice.
Do you have cable/Internet services?
Can I grill on property?
We do not allow personal grills of any kind on the property. A community gas grill is provided for our residents use at the pool.
I’m locked out of my apartment/garage. What do I do?
If you are locked out during business hours, you can come to the office to be let back in your apartment. After hours a locksmith must be contacted.
I’ve lost my apartment and/or mailbox keys. What do I do?
If you have lost your keys, you may have new keys made at our office during business hours for a small fee.