Frequently Asked QuestionsWe hope this page is helpful to answer common questions, however, we also encourage you to reach out to our Leasing Team! We are at your service, and know the areas of Oak Lawn, Uptown, and Dallas very well. We would be happy to answer any questions you have about moving to Echo and Dallas in general.
APPLICATIONS & LEASING
How Do I Apply for an Apartment at Echo?
To begin, select your desired apartment on the Floor Plans page and then register for our online application. Then you can review our rental criteria, invite co-applicants, complete your application, and pay your application fees via Credit Card. Applicants must have a combined gross income of 3x the monthly rent. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions. We try to let you know your application results as quickly as possible, and most applications only take 1-2 business days.
What is the Application Fee at Echo?
The application is $75 per adult applicant. We also require $99 at the time of application to reserve and hold your apartment. This amount is fully-refundable should you wish to cancel your application within 24 hours, or should your application be Denied. When your application is approved, this holding fee amount can be put toward your deposit at move-in.
How much is the Security Deposit and Administrative Fee at Echo?
We require a $150 Administrative Fee at move-in. Once your application is approved, you will have the option between a $99 Non-Refundable Deposit Waiver or a $300 Fully-Refundable Security Deposit. If your application comes back as Low Accept or Conditional, an additional deposit will be required.
Do you accept Co-Signers at Echo?
Yes. Co-signers must complete an application and make 5x the monthly rent.
What Lease Terms are available at Echo?
We offer lease terms from 2-15 months. When your initial lease term expires, you may choose to renew your lease or continue on month-to-month. Please note that rental rates will vary by lease term.
Does Echo have Furnished Apartments?
No, Echo does not have furnished apartments available for rent, however we are happy to recommend furniture rental services to you and assist you with the decision process.
We are a pet-friendly community with a dog park and dog washing station! All pets must be accompanied on leashes when walking around property grounds. Guests and residents are responsible for immediately and responsibly cleaning up after their animals. We also require:
Maximum of 2 Pets per Home
$200 Non-Refundable Pet Fee (per Pet)
$200 Fully-Refundable Pet Deposit (per Pet)
$25/month Pet Rent (per Pet)
Breed Restrictions apply, and include: Pit Bull, Staffordshire Bull Terrier (American or English), Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, Chow, German Shepherd, Mastiff (Bull or Cane Corsos), Malamute, Husky, Presa Canario, American Bull Dog, Great Dane, Akita, Wolf Hybrid, and any hybrids, combinations, or mixes of the above.
What Parking is available at Echo?
Limited resident and guest parking in a controlled access two-story parking garage below the building. Residents may reserve one parking spot per lease holder up to two parking spots per apartment for $25 a month per parking spot. We also offer electric vehicle charging to our residents.
Does Echo require Renter's Insurance?
Yes. All applicants are pre-approved for rental insurance through ePremium. If you would like to use a different carrier (many companies allow you to bundle auto and renter's insurance), please consult the office so we can provide you with our minimum coverage requirements.
How late is the Gym open at Echo?
Our gym is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
What forms of payment does Echo accept for Rent?
Residents are encouraged to sign up for easy online payments through Echo's Resident Services website. You may access the website on a computer or mobile device, or download the RENTCafe app. You may pay rent via your Checking Account (ACH), Credit Card, Debit Card, or personal check. Please note that paying via ACH does not not incur a convenience fee.
No hidden fees here. If you have any budget concerns, please let us know so we can find the best apartment to fit your needs. We hope to provide our residents with all the information they need to make a confident rental decision.
Please note that Water, Sewer, billing (admin) fee and trash are billed separately but due with rent and Pest Control fees are paid by Management.
Residents are responsible to pay:
$70/month for Standard Cable and Fiber Internet with Spectrum
$25/month for Valet Trash Pick currently billed with water and sewer
$3/month for CWE Administrative Fee
$10-15/month for Renter's Insurance (estimate for ePremium or your preferred carrier)
Monthly Electric Bill, Paid by Resident to Provider of Choice
Monthly Phone Bill, Paid by Resident to Spectrum
Monthly Cable and Internet Bill, if Resident Elects to Upgrade Service
I must say this is one of the nicest complexes I have ever been too. The people are nice, and the property is very clean and well maintained!- V M., Google+
Super nice and extremely secure! Beautiful apartments.- Casey M., Google+
I've been living at The Echo for a year and I love it here. The location is convenient to major highways, shopping and nightlife.- Certified Resident, ApartmentGuide.com
From the day I toured the community, I have loved everything about this place! I was so surprised I could find such a nice apartment in the uptown/oak lawn area AND have it be so affordable.- Lauren C., Yelp
Some of my favorite amenities are the reserved underground parking, infinity pool, and the gym.- John L., Yelp
Location is perfect as it is walking distance to Kroger and many bars/restaurants and a short drive or Uber to Uptown.- Mark D., Yelp
The community thus far is great. Lots of young professionals, front office staff is helpful. The apartments are spacious and the property has lots of amenities that make it easy to live here without leaving your home to get stuff accomplished.- Resident, Apartment Ratings
It's been great so far, we moved back in March and love the convinces of the location. Working the industry I'll notice more then your average tenant and can say this staff ranks up there in communication, property maintenance, and running a great property. Highly recommend!- Resident, Apartment Ratings
Ever since moving into Echo in August, I have enjoyed the atmosphere, the helpful office staff, and my very own space. Echo is a wonderful complex, and I feel safe and comfortable here. It is close to so many restaurants and other activities which makes it a prime location to be in the area.- Resident, Apartment Ratings
Modern and well accommodated facility. My favorite amenity is definitely the art room!- Joey P., Google