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?
Our apartment homes are priced individually based on the amenities and features.
What is the application fee and is it refundable?
Application fees are $50 per person 18 and older occupying the apartment. You may pay these online by credit card. All application fees are nonrefundable. The administrative/holding fee is $150. The hold fee is refundable with 72 hours of applying or if the application is rejected.
How do I apply?
You can apply online by finding the "Apply Now" button on the right-hand side of the main menu on our property website, or click HERE to apply now.
Which utilities do I pay?
There is a $35 monthly fee for water/sewer/trash that is paid with rent. You will also be responsible for gas and transferring electric into your name.
What is the security deposit?
Security deposits will vary depending on qualifying criteria. Our security deposit ranges from $500 to 1.5x your monthly rent.
When is my rent payment due? What day of the month am I liable for a late charge?
Rent is always due between the 1st and the 5th of each month. A $50 late fee will be applied to each account that has not paid rent before the 6th of each month.
How can I pay my rent?
You can pay rent by setting up your online account on our website. This allows you to use a bank account (no fee) or credit card (with fee) to make payments.
What kind of pets do you allow? How many pets may I have?
At Lakecrest Apartments, we welcome up to 2 pets per apartment, cats, dogs, or large birds. Each pet living in the apartment will then require a one-time, nonrefundable $350 pet fee. Monthly pet rent is $30 per pet per month. Breed restrictions apply. Read more about our pet policy HERE.
If I get a job transfer, can I break the lease?
There are lease break options. A written 60-day notice is required. Please contact our leasing team for more details regarding these options and other requirements.
If I am part of the military and receive deployment or reassignment orders, can I break the lease?
Yes, service members can break their lease without penalty in certain circumstances through the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Please contact the property manager as soon as possible in this situation. You will need to provide written notice and a copy of your military orders.
How can I refer a friend?
If you love our 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 3 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 written notice to vacate, which must be submitted at least 60 days prior to your lease end date.
Do you have cable/Internet services?
We partner with Xfinity for our community cable and Internet offerings. Please inquire with our office regarding any other cable/Internet providers.
Can I grill on the property?
Yes, you may grill using the charcoal grills provided in the common areas around the Lakecrest Apartments community. There are, however, no grills permitted inside your apartment home or on the balconies. There is no grilling permitted on the porches of deluxe apartment homes or townhomes.
I am 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 use the spare key set assigned to your apartment. You will be required to leave your ID or a personal item of value (such as a phone) with the office staff until you return with the spare key set. If you are locked out after hours you will need to call a locksmith, https://www.michianalocksmith.com/ is open 24/7.
I have 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. Fees apply.
Great location, very convenient to many locations. So far, fellow residents are friendly and courteous.- Anonymous
My experience here at lake-crest has been wonderful. I love the quiet environment & the living space is great- Anonymous
I am happy living at Lakecrest I have been here for a few years now. The maintenance team respond quickly to assist your needs- Anonymous
I am loving it so far. It’s so peaceful and calm out here. The leasing agent did everything to help me!- Anonymous
Great Place & Friendly staff. The Manager Rhonda is Very Professional & Super Nice !!- Google Review
I recently graduated from college and was looking for an apartment near my hometown. Location was a must when deciding on where I wanted to live. The location of these apartments are perfect and overall, the size of the apartments are perfect too- Google Review
5 Star Review: Apartment is clean, very happy with the size of it, management is better than what was reviewed in our experience. Maintenance is amazing! Guys that work on 2860 are outstanding and respectful, even offered to help move us in with heavy things. Negative reviews seem to be tenant based.- Google Review
5 Star Review: The office staff here is wonderful! I’m sure we were a major pain with all of the changing of our minds that we did.. but Morgan and Kathleen worked very patiently with us, answered our questions, and made sure we got exactly what we were looking for . I’ve been here for 2 years now and it really is a great community. Love the office staff!- Google Review
The staff is nice, great view of the lake from my apartment, conveniently located- Google Review
The apartments themselves are nice, the entrance doors can use some work though, as they are not opening from the inside at times. Pool is upkeep nicely- Facebook Review
5 Star Review: So far so good. I’m excited to be closer to everything and my friends and family. Looking forward to a new start in a great community. Everyone here is so helpful and friendly- Google Review
Just moved in, really love the location. The complex is very quiet.- Google Review
5 Star Review: These apartments are extremely enjoyable to live in. It’s always very quiet and the views are great! I’m so glad I moved here and wouldn’t change anything about it. They are very timely with work order requests and very nice. I would highly recommend moving here!- Google Review
5 Star Review: Moved in over a month ago, really enjoying it so far. Spacious apartment, great area to live, and the neighborhood is pretty quiet. Office and maintenance staff are both very helpful.- Google Review