Steps to Renting from Realty Shop & Property Management

1. Schedule a showing

To schedule a showing, call or email our office during business hours at (910) 750-7780 or email Once received your information will be provided to our rental showing agent who will call and schedule your showing. You can also view the many photos available on each available property located on the rental tab.

2. Fill out an Application

Once you are ready to apply you can complete an application online by simply selecting the property you would like to apply for and then click “Apply Now” Please read all instructions before completing application.

3. Realty Shop & Property Management will now process your application

We will begin the screening process and results will be sent to the homeowner who will make the final decision on your application. Once approved or denied you will be notified.

4. Security Deposit

Once your application has been approved, you will receive notification along with a link to pay the deposit. Typically the deposit is equal to 1 month’s rent and will need to be paid within 24 hours of notification to remove the rental property from the market. The home remains on the rental market and showings will continue until the time the deposit is received.

5. Sign a Lease

Once the security deposit is received you will receive move in instructions along with a separate link from Docu-Sign to sign your lease electronically. Once all parties have signed you will receive a fully executed copy for your records.

6. Establish Utilities in Your Name

We will provide you the list of applicable utilities. It is your responsibility to ensure they are in your name on the day your lease begins.

7. Move in Day

Prior to your move in day all rental fees will need to be paid and lease signed. You will be notified the day prior of how to access your home to be able to go straight to the property upon your arrival. A move in inspection form will be left in the home for you to thoroughly complete and return to the management office within 7 days of your arrival.