What is unique about your community?

Our floor plans are designed to be as unique as you are. Each room in all of the floor plans are different sizes, with each one having a stand-out feature such as having the largest square footage, most expansive closet or most distinctive room layout. For each apartment home, there are also specialized unit features to choose from such as wood, carpet, or tile flooring and upgraded options including dark cabinets, granite countertops and black appliances. Lastly, we are the only non-student housing community that offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms!

What are Lakeview Oaks’ monthly fees?

The following will be paid to the office in addition to your rent payment: 1. $25 valet waste charge that reflects in your total water bill. The rest of the water bill is made up of a $2.75 utility fee and the apartment’s water/sewer usage.

Do you have any special landmarks nearby?

Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, Florida Aquarium and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) are located nearby.

Do you allow pets?

At Lakeview Oaks, we love pets! We are one of the only communities in Tampa that allows “aggressive breeds” with a pet interview (80lbs max). Your furry friends can also enjoy our dog park located on the property.

Are There any fees/deposits for pets?

The pet fee will range from $250-$350, and pet rent will range from $25-45. Both pet fee and pet rent are dependent upon the age and weight of your pet. We do require the following documentation for pets: Recent vet paperwork, photo and for the addendum to lease, and a pet addendum to be signed along with a pet interview (if you have a breed of dog that is considered to be aggressive). If the resident has a five-gallon fish tank, there needs to be proof of insurance on the tank.

Does your property have access gates?

Yes, we are a 24-hour gated community. We also have a roaming guard from 6pm to 6am every night.

Do you require co-signer/guarantors?

The requirements to live here would be to make 3x or more the amount equal to 1 month’s rent, have a credit score above a 600 and a clear credit history. One resident can be approved on their own or provide a cosigner that meets the above requirements. If one cannot provide that, they may pay a deposit that is equal to 1 month's rent. Proof of income is required. Applicants can supply two recent paycheck stubs, a copy of their tax return, or a print out of bank statements to validate the monthly income given for the guarantor or self-approval process.

What are your fees/deposits?

1. Application fee: $50 per person due at signing. 2. Lease fee: $350 per apartment due at signing. 3. There is a $50 utility admin fee per apartment for turning on the water/sewer. It is a one-time fee due at the beginning of the lease term. It is due within 10 days of signing. 4. Deposits is equal to 1 month's rent or have an approved guarantor.

When is move-in day?

Please call our office for move in and move out dates.

Do you only offer 12 month leases?

We allow leases to end throughout the year depending on availability as short as 7 months.

Can I sign to lock in a lease, and have my roommate sign later?

Yes! You can sign/renew the lease yourself and have your roommates sign at a later date.

Are you close to USF/does the Bull Runner run nearby?

Yes we are about 1.5 miles from USF and about a five-minute walk to a Bull Runner stop on the other side of a neighboring community.

Do you have any kind of discounts?

Residents who are employed by the following are eligible for a preferred employer discount: Military, insurance companies, phone companies, city or state jobs (teachers/employees of local hospitals).

When does trash get picked up?

Valet waste picks up the trash on Sunday through Thursday nights.

Is renters insurance required?

No, however it is encouraged. Renters insurance is a policy you can purchase to protect your personal property as the management/landlords are not responsible for replacement to tenants. Replacement of your belongings if they are damaged, lost, or stolen could be covered. The Collier Companies does not promote any specific insurance coverage.

Do you allow subletting?

Yes. However, the resident will be responsible for finding his/her own sublet. Once someone has agreed to take over the lease, both parties will work with the leasing team to complete any necessary paperwork.