Frequently Asked Questions

Which floor plans do you offer?

501 on First offers studio, 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom + den, and 2 bedroom units.

What size are your apartments?

Studio units are 549 square feet; one-bedroom units range from 609 to 924 square feet; one-bedroom + den units measure 859 square feet, and two-bedroom units range from 1,021 to 1,313 square feet.

Are you running any specials?

​Occasionally we offer rent specials for new tenants! Please reach out today for availability!

What utilities do I have to pay for?

​Included in your monthly rent is high-speed Wi-Fi, water, sewer, trash, and recycling. The only utilities that Tenants are responsible for are gas, electricity, and renter’s insurance.

Is there an application fee?

There is a $35 application fee for the primary tenant and a $15 co-application fee

Are the apartments furnished?

The apartments are not furnished but we can furnish them at an additional expense.

How close are you to the Mayo Clinic?

​We are steps away from the downtown campus of the Mayo Clinic, with just a block away from skyway access, your downtown commute could not be easier! Please head to our location/neighborhood tab to learn more.

What is the smoking policy? Can I smoke in my apartment? Is there a designated smoking area?

Smoking is not allowed in units/on property. 

Is your community pet friendly?

​501 on First is a pet-friendly community with weight restrictions. Please contact the leasing office for more details.

Do the apartments come with a Washer/Dryer?

​All apartments include an in-unit washer and dryer.

What amenities are available?

​Our apartment homes offer a variety of community and in-apartment amenities to meet your particular needs, including our convenient location, private patios and balconies, controlled access entry, stainless steel appliances, and more!

Do the apartments have air conditioning?

Each apartment has their own individual heating and cooling unit

What kind of kitchen appliances are in the apartment?

​The kitchen appliances in the apartment are the stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, and microwave