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Screening

As a landlord, you have two main goals: To attract the right type of tenant and second, to keep that tenant happy in your property. If you successfully achieve these goals, you will enjoy more income and success from...
Tenant Screening If you ask an experienced landlord what their most useful online tool is, they're probably going to say tenant screening. Running a background and credit check on the people who want to move into your place is the easiest...
A credible background check by a reputable company could be the most important decision a landlord can make during the entire applicant screening process. Consider the case of a Utah apartment owner who didn’t bother to conduct a criminal...
Here at Rentler we offer a screening system we call Rentability™. Basically, it's the process both potential tenants and landlords go through before signing a rental agreement or contract. Sometimes is can feel weird to hand over all your personal...
What do you think is the cost of failure to screen tenants and use a proper rental agreement? Think it’s $100 dollars? a thousand dollars? I'm going to share a story about a landlord from back in 2006. By the...
It's safe to assume that, as a landlord, you want a tenant that's going to pay their rent, respect the property, and be a decent neighbor. There's no guarantee when they sign the lease, but pre-screening can be a...
Recently, a member called us about doing income and employment verifications. He was wondering if it was appropriate to ask for checks stubs. He was concerned about violating fair housing or getting into legal jeopardy. His questions about best...