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LUXURY LIVING
at 500 Ocean

FAQ

Moving is a big deal and being prepared is important! Below is some info that we hope will answer the bulk of your questions. And if you have more? No problem. Contact us to set up a time to chat or tour.

Click here to view our Rental Qualifications. 


What can I expect to pay in addition to rent?

To reserve your apartment home, you can expect to pay the following:

  • Application fee: $150.00 per person
  • Administration fee: $350
  • Refundable security deposit: $500
  • Ask us about our alternative to traditional security deposits with our partner, Jetty

Bringing along your furry friends?

We have partnered with Pet Screening to ensure all pets and animals within the community are registered and properly screened. Your animals will go through the Pet Screening process.

Based on the Fido results from Pet Screening, the pet fees range from $300-400 per pet and the pet rent will range from $25-45 per pet.

All applicants, even with no pet households or assistance animals, need to complete our pet screening. Screening must be completed to continue your application. Start your screening process now if you haven't done so already. Click here to begin! 

Other fees to anticipate:

  • Amenity fee: $25/mo
  • Renters Insurance with a minimum liability of $300,000 is also required prior to picking up your keys. You’re welcome to purchase your own policy with your own provider, or work through our preferred provider. They offer policies that range from $13-17/mo.

If you require a storage unit, you can anticipate the following:

  • Small: $30
  • Large: $100

What utilities are covered?

Residents are responsible for all utilities, which are billed additional to rent. Electricity is set up through FPL.

Are you open on weekends?

We are currently open from 10am-4pm on Saturday.

What are your office hours during the week?

We’re available Monday-Friday 10am - 6pm

What are the closest public schools to your community?

Galaxy E3 Elementary School
Congress Middle School
Boynton Beach Community High School

What are the closest private schools to your community?

Gulf Stream School
Seacrest Christian School
Unity School

What is the shortest lease term offered?

7 months is the minimum lease term we offer.

What is the longest lease term offered?

The maximum lease term we offer is 14 months.

Does every apartment have in-unit washer/dryer? If not, what is the laundry set up?

Each apartment home features full-sized washers and dryers.

What are my options for cable and internet?

AT&T is the preferred provider at our community.

Is parking included?

500 Ocean offers a parking garage with one free assigned space per home. A second parking space is $50 a month. We also have two electric car charging stations.

Is there a credit check? What if I have a bankruptcy?

Your credit is run at the time of application. We are provided a simple approval or denial. Some denials may be able to be approved with a higher security deposit based on creditworthiness. Bankruptcies are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

What programs and partnerships does 500 Ocean offer to residents?

We are excited to announce our partnership with Union Credit Builder, a powerful program designed to help you build your credit and unlock new financial possibilities. By opting in to Union Credit Builder, your on-time rent payments will be reported to all three major credit bureaus—Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. Each month you make a timely payment, your credit score will receive a positive boost, helping you establish a solid credit history. Beginning January 17, 2024, residents can enroll here.