Frequently Asked Questions
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What is your pet policy?
Cottonwood West Palm is pet-friendly! There is a one-time fee of $250 per pet. Monthly pet rent is $25 per pet. Maximum 2 pets with 100lbs combined weight. Breed restrictions apply. Additionally, after the apartment application is approved, each animal must have an application completed on PetScreening.com. There is a non-refundable animal application fee of $25 paid directly to PetScreening.com. PetScreening.com will review the application and approve the animal, regardless if it's a pet or assistance animal..
Do all of your apartments have the same finishes?
All of our apartments include the same finishes with the exception of our cabinets. Cabinets may be espresso or white depending on the apartment home.
Do all of your apartments include washer and dryer?
Yes, all apartments include a full-size side-by-side washer and dryer.
Do you have garages?
Yes, we do have garages.
Do you have storage units available?
No, we do not have storage units.
What is the parking policy at Cottonwood West Palm?
Parking is first come first serve. There are parking spots inside our gate. Residents must provide vehicle registration to receive a parking permit to park anywhere within the gate, and visitors must park in visitor parking spots.
What is included in the rent price?
The price shown on our website just includes your rent. All residents pay for electric which is setup by you and placed in your name through Florida Power and Light. Water, sewer, and a utility admin fee are billed by our third party billing company 1st of month. Valet trash is also billed with rent and it is $25 monthly.
How do I setup electricity?
Once you apply and receive approval, you will contact Florida Power and Light at https://www.fpl.com/ to set up electric service prior to moving in. Provide them with your lease start date and address.
Who is the provider for internet and cable in this area?
Our cable and internet is provided by either AT&T or Google Fiber.
What are the lease terms that are offered?
We offer lease terms from 7 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. The pool is open daily dawn to dusk.
What schools is Cottonwood West Palm zoned for?
Cottonwood West Palm is zoned for Benoist Farms Elementary, Jeaga Middle, and Royal Palm Beach Community High School.
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
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 seven (7) 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?
No, we do not provide furnished apartments; however, you can reach out to a local rental company to rent furniture.
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
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
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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How do I receive packages?
Packages can be sent through any courier and are delivered to the Luxer package room located to the .
How do I send packages?
With our "Shipping Made Easy" process, you can ship packages by dropping them off in our leasing office. We'll hand them to the courier for you! Click here to learn more.
What fees will I need to pay if I have to break my lease?
We require a 60-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 Cottonwood West Palm as well as additional options if you are relocating out of the area. The transfer fee is $250.
Will I be allowed to sublet my apartment?
No, we do not allow sublets.
Where are other Cottonwood Residential communities
We are located throughout the United States. Click here to see all of our communities.