West Pointe Commons apartment FAQ

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Apartment and townhome hunting can be both fun and challenging! Finding a townhouse that’s affordable, in a good location, and up to your living standards are just the first things you need to worry about when choosing the perfect apartment. Whether you’re a first-time renter, or you’ve been in the game for a while, you’ll want to ask some important questions before you sign a lease and collect your keys. We’ve put together the top twelve questions renters should ask property managers BEFORE signing a lease.

What are the lease terms?

6 to 12 month lease terms.

What does it cost to move in?

$35 application fee per adult, $199 lease initiation fee, & $300 standard deposit upon approval. Prorated rents & fees depend on the desired move-in date.

Are utilities included in the cost?

Residents are responsible for electricity through Xcel Energy & gas services through MidAmerican. Water, Sewer & Trash are paid in addition to your rent on the 1st of each month.

What's your pet policy?

We do allow up to 2 pets (dogs & cats only) per unit. There is a $200 non-refundable pet privilege fee & a $200 refundable deposit due at move-in, per pet.

What is your guest policy?

Guests are welcome on property, but cannot receive mail or occupy a unit for more than 2 nights.

Do you require apartment renters insurance?

Yes - We do require a $100,000 minimum liability policy. All other coverage limits are up to the resident(s). All leaseholders must be listed on a renter's insurance policy.

How do I pay the rent?

Rent can be paid in the office with check, cashier's check or money order. Online options include one-time ACH payments or recurring ACH payments. We do not accept cash.

How are repairs taken care of, especially in an emergency?

Our community has a dedicated maintenance technican, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM with 24/7 emergency maintenance line available for all residents.

Is there public transportation nearby?

There is not.

How often does rent go up? By how much?

Rental increases are provided at least 75 days in advance to a resident when their lease is ending.

What is the parking situation?

All townhomes at our community have an attached 2-stall garage, with driveway space for 2 additional vehicles. There is limited guest parking available near the office & pool.

Are there plans to update the building?

All community projects are evaluated on an as-needed basis, with notification being provided to residents in a timely manner.

Is there a penalty for breaking my lease?

Please contact the leasing office for any lease termination/takeover options.

What Special Features Do the Townhomes at West Pointe Commons Offer?

Each townhome at West Pointe Commons is equipped with modern amenities including fully-equipped kitchens, in-unit laundry hookups, central air, vaulted ceilings, and private balconies or patios. These features are designed to provide residents with comfort and convenience in their living spaces.

How Does West Pointe Commons Cater to a Community-Oriented Lifestyle?

West Pointe Commons fosters a strong community spirit by offering shared amenities like a sparkling pool, fitness center, playground, and clubhouse. These facilities not only enhance the living experience but also encourage interaction and engagement among residents.

What Makes the Location of West Pointe Commons Advantageous for Residents?

The central location of West Pointe Commons in Sioux Falls offers easy access to various attractions like Falls Park, Great Plains Zoo, and the Butterfly House & Aquarium. This proximity to key locations provides residents with both leisure and practical benefits, enhancing their overall living experience.

How Does West Pointe Commons Ensure a Hassle-Free Rental Process?

West Pointe Commons streamlines the rental process with clear terms, including a range of lease options from 6 to 12 months, transparent fees, and a straightforward application process. This approach is designed to make the transition to living at West Pointe Commons as smooth as possible for new residents.

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(605) 271-9222
7836 S Townsley Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed