Roommate Wanted in the Neighborhood just West of Woodward and North of 8 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220
One room available!
Move in as soon as you can.
Rent is $700 per month. Security Deposit is 1.5 months rent.
Please read the list of qualifications at the bottom of this post to see if you are eligible.
Very nice, quiet neighborhood in south Ferndale (easy street parking!)
20-minute walk to downtown Ferndale
4-minute drive to downtown Ferndale
9-minute drive to downtown Royal Oak
15-minute drive to Midtown Detroit and Wayne State University
18-minute drive to Downtown Detroit, the Riverfront, Campus Martius, etc.
Less than a mile away from multiple grocery stores (Ferndale Foods, Meijer, Western Market, Aldi)
Minutes away from cafes, bars, restaurants, gyms, yoga studios, and fun shops!
Close to all major roads and freeways: Woodward, I-75, I-696, 8-Mile
Who We Are:
One engineer for Ford (male). Very easy going and great to get along with!
I work from home and am able to set up my work space in my room to leave the common space open for relaxing.
My partner and I enjoy traveling and are out of town from time to time on the weekends and holidays.
I am 30 years old
I enjoy spending time outdoors--some of my hobbies include hiking, biking, yoga, live music, traveling, camping, and reading.
This is a respectful space, we do not bring the party home with us
3-bedroom / 1-bathroom single-family house
1,084 square feet
Fully remodeled and nicely updated over the past 12 months
Large open living room with a large east facing window (great for watching sunrises and morning coffee)
Newly renovated kitchen with brand new countertops and finishes
Common space is currently furnished and great for relaxing
A nice backyard to relax in with a deck and patio furniture coming soon
Free laundry located in the basement
Space in driveway & street for parking
All utilities are split 3 ways (gas, water/sewer, internet, electricity), which average out to approximately $58/month per person.
Security deposit of one and a half month’s rent due to secure spot. First month’s rent due on move-in.
Applicant must be non-smoker
*Must be clean and tidy*
If interested, please reach out with name, a social media link (Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn preferred), age, hobbies, occupation, etc.
Qualifications for Renting:
Thank you for your interest in renting one of our homes! Below is a detailed explanation of our application process as well as our standards for qualification.
Each person over the age of 18 who will be living in the home must complete and submit a separate application and processing fee. In order to qualify, each person must meet or exceed the minimum standards for qualification. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Applications containing false information will immediately be disqualified. Please expect 1-3 days for the application process. Processing the Application will include direct contact with employers, current landlord, previous landlords, friends, personal and professional references, law enforcement agencies, government agencies, consumer reporting agencies, public records, eviction records, and any other sources that may be deemed necessary. A consumer report will be used in the processing of all applications. Should the Applicant be denied or face other adverse action based on information received in the consumer report, the Applicant has a right to obtain a free copy of the consumer report, and to dispute the accuracy of the information it contains by contacting them.
Deposit to Hold
After approval, if tenant will not be taking occupancy within 24 hours, a non-refundable Deposit to Hold in the amount equal to one and a half month’s rent will be required within 24 hours to hold the room until a mutually agreed upon move-in date. The maximum amount of time a room will be held is 14 days. After all move-in requirements have been met and a lease for the property completed, the Deposit to Hold will transfer to the security deposit to be held throughout the tenant’s entire tenancy. If the Prospective Tenant fails to provide the Deposit to Hold within 24 hours of approval, the room will be offered to the next qualified applicant. Should the Applicant elect to pay the Deposit to Hold with their application (prior to processing), the Deposit to Hold will be refunded in full within 14 days if they fail to qualify.
After approval and before occupancy will be granted, Prospective Tenant must supply all the required move-in funds, including the security deposit, first month’s rent, and any other additional deposits and fees, and a lease must be executed and signed by all parties.
Applicants who do not meet minimum screening standards will not be approved.
Applicant must have current photo identification and a valid social security number.
Applicant's monthly household income must exceed three times the rent. All income must be from a verifiable source. Unverifiable income will not be considered.
Applicants must receive positive references from all previous landlords for the previous 5 years.
Applicant may not have any evictions or unpaid judgments from previous landlords.
Applicant must exhibit a responsible financial life. Credit score must be a minimum of 600.
A background check will be conducted on all applicants over 18. Applicant’s background must exhibit a pattern of responsibility.
Applicant must be a non-smoker.
At landlord’s discretion, compensating factors such as an additional security deposit or co-signer (guarantor) may be required for qualification if Applicant fails to meet any one of the above requirements. In the event of multiple applicants, tenancy will be granted to the most qualified, based on the above criteria.