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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE AN INDIVIDUAL LEASE?
Individual leasing means that each person is responsible only for their portion of the common areas and their bedroom. If your roommate transfers or moves out, you’re not responsible for their payment.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Copper Beech San Marcos includes: Extended cable, internet, washer & dryer, parking, access to all of Copper Beech San Marcos's amenities, and a wonderful staff that is there to help you anytime you need them.
DO YOU HAVE A ROOMMATE MATCHING SYSTEM?
Yes! If your student doesn’t have a roommate, we can find them one. Each resident will fill out a Roommate Matching form so we know what they are looking for in a roommate. During the summer, we spend weeks looking at these preferences and matching them up with the best person available.
WHEN ARE PAYMENTS DUE?
You have three installment payment options to pay the entire amount due under your lease—one installment, two installments, or twelve installments. If you choose to pay a single installment for the entire amount, that single installment is due August 1. If you choose to pay in two semester installments, those installments are due August 1 and January 1. If you choose to pay in twelve installments, the first installment is due on August 1 and the remaining eleven installments are due on the 1st of the next eleven months. Please note these are all installment payment options and not monthly rent.
HOW DO I QUALIFY?
There are a couple of ways to qualify for a lease. You may apply as a lease-holding resident and provide personal income equal to 3x the amount of rent or you may utilize a guarantor who provides the income portion to qualify.
HOW DO I MAKE A PAYMENT?
We accept payment via check, money order, or through the online system.
DO YOU ALLOW PETS?
Yes, we do! Please contact the office for breed and weight restrictions.
DOES MY LEASE PROVIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE, THEFT OR NATURAL CAUSES?
Copper Beech at San Marcos requires renter's insurance for all residents. We offer insurance coverage for $11.95 per month, but this does not cover personal belongings. We suggest getting renter's insurance for your personal belongings. It is generally inexpensive and will cover your personal belongings if something does happen.
WHAT IF I NEED TO BREAK MY LEASE OR DON'T RETURN FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER?
Each lease is binding and cannot be broken. If you can’t live at Copper Beech at San Marcos after signing your lease, you will need to re-let. Please call the leasing office for information on re-letting.
WHAT IF I NEED MAINTENANCE IN MY BEDROOM OR APARTMENT?
If you need maintenance, simply go to the resident portal on our website and fill out a maintenance request. You can also call or stop by the front desk. If it’s an emergency, please notify the front office immediately.
WHAT FURNITURE IS PROVIDED?
Copper Beech at San Marcos provides fully-furnished homes with a full-sized bed, large desk and chair, and dresser. The living area comes with a comfortable couch, chair, coffee table, and end tables. The kitchen comes fully equipped with energy-efficient appliances, a refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, microwave, and a washer and dryer.
Are leases for families with children available?
Yes. The property’s policy is included here for family occupants with a child(ren) under the age of eighteen (18) who is domiciled with (i) at least one parent, legal guardian, or another person having legal custody of the child under the age of eighteen, or (ii) the designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with written permission of such parent or other person. For family households with children, all household members age eighteen (18) or older must: (A) complete an application, and (B) sign the lease as a Resident. For family households with children under the age of eighteen (18), at least two (2) people will be permitted to occupy a single bedroom. If a family household with children under the age of eighteen (18) requires additional occupancy per bedroom, additional occupants may be allowed on a case-by-case basis based on factors including, but not limited to, the size of the bedroom(s) and unit, age of the children, configuration of the unit, any physical limitations of the property, and local occupancy codes. If the child occupant reaches eighteen (18) years of age during the term of the lease, the lease will be allowed to complete its term, but renewal will only be offered in compliance with the occupancy policy as stated. Child occupants who are under twenty-four (24) months at the time the lease is signed will not be counted under the occupancy policy for purposes of maximum occupancy but will be counted for subsequent leases if they reach the age of twenty-four (24) months during the term of the lease. The Landlord has the right to lease any empty bedroom(s). Families should contact the office directly regarding the application for family households, as this process varies from individual leasing and the required forms are not all available electronically.
HOW DO I RECEIVE MAIL AND PACKAGES?
Your mail will be delivered to your apartment’s mailbox located on the Copper Beech at San Marcos property. Packages will be dropped off at the office and can be picked up during normal business hours.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ON MOVE-IN DAY?
Please bring your first installment payment with any fees or deposits included; certified funds will only be accepted on move-in day. Additionally, please bring your vehicle information if necessary, proof of electricity account set up, proof of renters insurance coverage, and pet information if applicable.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO MY NEW APARTMENT?
We suggest that you bring: Bedding for a full-sized bed Toiletries Dishes/Cookware Decorations to make your new room feel like home
WHAT KINDS OF EVENTS DO YOU HAVE AT COPPER BEECH AUBURN?
Copper Beech at San Marcos hosts resident events ranging from pizza parties to Taco Tuesdays. Not only will there be free food at these events, but these are also a great way to meet new people, friends, and neighbors!
What if I don't have a Guarantor?
No Guarantor? No Problem, Property Name offers Leap as an option! Leap is a quick and easy process that fills in for a guarantor or parent co-signer. Leap's application is free online and takes around 5 minutes to complete. You will get a conditional decision within 30 minutes during normal business hours. Click here to apply or contact the office for more information.
EVERYTHING YOUR STUDENT NEEDS
We want your student to be successful throughout their career at Texas State University. At Copper Beech, we support their productivity by giving them a fully-equipped computer lab and a shared study space. We help them stay healthy with an on-site, state-of-the-art fitness center.
Copper Beech at San Marcos meets every need that your student will have while in college so they can succeed.
MOVE-IN DAY CHECKLIST
First installment payment with any fees or deposits included. Certified funds will only be accepted on move-in day. Vehicle information if necessary
Proof of electricity account set up
Proof of renters insurance
Pet information if applicable
Unlike many other apartments or rental houses, at Copper Beech, your financial responsibility is for only your studentʼs space. If a roommate transfers to another school or moves out, you donʼt have to worry about having to cover their portion
ON-SITE PROFESSIONAL STAFF
Our maintenance staff will always respond to your studentʼs maintenance issues quickly and professionally. Copper Beech at San Marcos offers 24-hour emergency maintenance as well so your studentʼs comfort is never affected.
AFFORDABLE FLOOR PLANS
Copper Beech at San Marcos offers four spacious floor plans so everyone can find one to suit their needs. We have spacious one-bedroom apartments and townhome-style two-, three-, and four-bedroom floor plans—all with private bedrooms and baths.
Copper Beech at San Marcos is a fully-furnished community. You can bring your own or utilize our modern pieces. Each student gets a full-sized bed, nightstand, desk and chair, and a dresser. The living area comes with a cozy couch, chair, coffee table, end table, and TV stand. The kitchen comes fully equipped with energy-efficient appliances, a refrigerator with icemaker, a dishwasher, and a washer and dryer.
If your student doesnʼt have a roommate, we can find them one! Each resident will fill out a Roommate Matching form so we know what they are looking for in a roommate. During the summer, we spend weeks looking at these preferences and matching them up with the best person available.
At Copper Beech at San Marcos, your student will create life-long relationships and connections that will make them even more successful post-graduation. Our staff plans monthly resident events to keep students involved. These range from pizza parties to karaoke nights, from resume building classes to gaming tournaments. We also keep our residents connected to events going on at Texas State University as well as events happening around town so they donʼt miss a thing.