Why Live With IRET?

It’s where you’ll find more than an apartment, you’ll find a home. From our customer service to our modern amenities, you’ll find exactly what you need in the place you call home.


You Are Our #1 Priority


Great Service

We care about you and making sure you have a good quality home to live in. Our commitment to customer care is what sets us apart. Engaged management, 24-Hour maintenance and timely communication are what you can expect from IRET. We strive to make sure that your concerns are dealt with faster than anywhere else. Our job is to listen to your feedback and create a better home and community every day. We’re proud that many of our properties have been awarded the National J. Turner Awards for high customer satisfaction.


Pet Friendly Living


We Love Our Furry Friends!

We know that pets are your family too. That is why at IRET Properties, we offer pet friendly apartment living. All of our apartment communities are cat and dog friendly! We welcome you and your furry friends with open arms.


Petcentric Amenities

We want to make your pet-friendly living as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our pet-friendly amenities include dog parks where your furry friends can stretch their legs and washing stations to keep their coats shiny and clean. Some of our properties even organize meet-n-greets, yappy hours and other pet-friendly social activities.

While policies and amenities may sometimes vary from location to location, all of IRET Properties offer pet friendly apartments to have you and your pets saying “This Is Home”.



Some restrictions apply. Where permissible, pets are limited to one per rental lease and additional security deposits may be required. More detailed information is available with the Community Manager or Leasing Agent.


Package Receipt


It’s Easy To Get Your Packages!

Having packages delivered to your home has never been easier. We strive to make package delivery convenient and reliable. Whether it is our friendly office staff accepting and storing your packages for you or in one of our state-of-the-art package locker systems, it’s easy to get your packages any time of the day.



Please contact the leasing office at the designated IRET community to learn more about the package delivery service available.




79% Of Our Communities Are Smoke-Free

You want your new apartment home to be as healthy, safe and clean as possible. You’ll get just that at IRET properties, where 79% of our communities are smoke-free and every day we’re taking steps to make even more of our properties non-smoking. We strive to serve you in creating a home where you can breathe freely, find freedom for your allergies, rest safely knowing fire hazards are reduced and enjoy a litter free community.



Your new home will be a place where the health and wellness of you and your family have the space to thrive.


Green Living


A Better World for
Your Home

You care about taking care of the environment and your community. So do we! We’re implementing company wide green living initiatives to help you reduce energy and save money. And we’re committed to giving back to the community, so that the community you live is a vibrant place to live.



IRET Heroes Program

Active Military Personnel / National Guard / Firefighters / Police Officers / EMT’s 


Thanks For All You Do!

We want to help too!

The IRET Heroes Program is our way of helping those who help others! To show our appreciation for what you do on a daily basis, we are offering 5% off* each month’s rent up to $50.



How It Works:

  • The discount is 5% off the current market rate not to exceed $50.00 per month, current market rate is subject to change at any time.

  • There is no minimum lease term required, the discount may continue pending verification of eligibility for the duration of the lessee’s residence.

  • Proof of eligibility is required at application, lease signing, and renewal lease signing.

  • Participants of the IRET Properties Heroes Program must qualify under the same Rental Criteria as all other applicants.

  • All terms and conditions of the lease will apply.

  • The program is subject to change or may be terminated at any time.

  • If a resident notifies IRET Properties that they are eligible for the program following the commencement of their lease, the discount will take effect the following month. IRET Properties will not provide a discount retroactively.


Resident Referral Program


Choose Your Neighbors

At IRET, you have the opportunity to create your community. Our resident referral program allows you to refer others to be your neighbors and receive a referral bonus as a thank you gift.



How It Works:

  • The referral bonus is a one-time credit for the referring resident which will be applied to the rent account following the new resident’s move in date.

  • The bonus will only be paid if the referred resident is a new customer of IRET.

  • The referring resident must be mentioned as the prospective resident’s lead source upon their first showing, or upon their first significant contact with an IRET team member.

  • Bonus credit amount is dependent upon community. Contact your Community Manager or Leasing Agent for more details.


Frequently Asked Questions


Finding an apartment


What lease terms are available?

The ability to choose a leasing option that works best for you is essential to finding your new apartment. Rental lease terms differ depending on the IRET Community you choose. Multiple apartment layouts and community amenities also affect the type of leasing agreement available. For more details, please contact the leasing office of the community of your choice.


What appliances are included in an IRET apartment home?

Each of our apartment communities feature quality amenities that help transform an apartment into a home. Kitchens are centered around well-maintained appliances, including standard cook-top ovens and refrigerator-freezers. Microwaves, dishwashers, kitchen islands and washer-dryers are also standard features in many instances. For a complete list of appliances and amenities, please search the rental community of your choice.


Do IRET apartment homes include garages?

Your IRET Apartment Community features many on-site amenities designed to help you feel at home. Most communities offer on-site garages or garage-bay parking included with your monthly rent. In some instances where garages aren't included, renting a garage space can be an option.


Are furnished rentals or corporate suites apartments available?

Whether it’s a job-related relocation or the pursuit of education, we understand that a furnished rental apartment can sometimes create the home away from home you’re looking for. Many of our apartment communities offer fully furnished corporate suites for rent and we welcome any inquiry regarding the availability of furnished apartments, whatever your need may be. You can narrow your search results for furnished rentals by looking for, and/or sorting by the furnished icon displayed on the listings for communities offering furnished apartments. See all communities offering furnished rental apartments.

For more information about furnished or corporate availability, please contact the leasing office of the IRET Community of your interest.


Can I tour an apartment before I complete an application for it?

Absolutely. Prior to filling out an application, we encourage you to walk through your future IRET rental community. A tour allows you to view your prospective apartment home(or one similar in size and floor plan), meet the on-site staff, and experience the great amenities and services that each IRET Community offers.

To request a guided tour before you start renting, simply contact an IRET Community during regular office hours and ask for a member of our leasing team.


Where can I find more information about the area surrounding my new apartement?

IRET Apartment Communities are located in some of the Midwest’s most desirable locations. They are conveniently located near centers of shopping, transportation, dining, entertainment and many places of employment.

While exploring the community of your choice here on our website, click on the "Location" tab to see a map marking the apartment's location, as well as what’s nearby. We'll show you everything from nearby restaurants and banks, to cinemas, shopping, and golf courses in the immediate area of your prospective rental community.


Do you have any apartment homes for sale?

At IRET Properties, we direct our focus on apartment home rentals, and property leasing - not on sales. We pride ourselves on making your apartment more than just a roof over your head—we help you make it a home.


I have a pet. What is the best way to find a pet-friendly IRET Community?

Pets are welcome residents at many IRET Communities. Read our pet policy and restrictions here.


Resident support


How do I place a maintenance request?

We at IRET Properties are committed to providing high quality service for every resident in each of our apartment communities. Current residents can contact IRET Properties for maintenance support in the following ways:

1. For non-emergency maintenance requests, please fill out our Residential Maintenance Request form located in our Resident Portal.

2. For emergency maintenance requests, please click here for a listing of 24-hour support contact information for each apartment community.


How do I pay my rent online?

As a resident at IRET, you're invited to take advantage of our Resident Portal to enjoy the convenience of paying your rent online or submitting a maintenance request. Make one time credit card payments or take advantage of our automatic rent payment plan, IRET AutoPay. AutoPay is dependable, flexible, convenient and easy. You can have your rent payments made automatically from your checking or savings account. No more rent checks to write—no lost or stolen checks or delays in the mail!


How do I connect my utilities?

Appointments to connect utilities can be set up by phone after move in. The Community Manager will have a list of providers for the various utilities available in your area at the property office.


How can I refer a friend?

Our resident referral program allows you to refer others to be your neighbors and receive a referral bonus as a thank you gift. Stop by your Community Manager's office for details.


Investors real estate trust


Is IRET a publicly traded company? What is its stock symbol?

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE: IRET) became a publicly-traded company in 1997.


How do I find more information about investing with Investors Real Estate Trust?

Finding all of the information you need to become an investor with IRET is easy. Simply visit our Investor Relations Site to find a wealth of investor-related material including: the company's business profile, growth strategy, historic financial performance, and news announcements. Further inquiries can be directed to the Investor Relations Department at 701.837.4738 or toll free at 1.888.478.4738