Effective tenant screening is an important tool for every landlord. You protect your property, your income, and your existing tenants when you know the background of those who apply.
The first step in protecting your rental property is doing a thorough tenant screening of every applicant. Cutting corners on your tenant screening could cost you thousands of dollars and countless headaches.
Data on credit reports can be used to verify applicant information and determine how responsible an individual is with employment, tradeline, collection, public record, child support history and inquiry information.
Renting based solely on an application or firsthand perception is not only misguided but dangerous. It is important to go beyond verification and screen for a criminal past.
One of the most important steps for tenant screening is checking for past evictions. This site offers several products that return evictions in most of the United States.
Use our drivers license scanner to automatically scan any driver´s license and automatically populate the application. The image is even stored for later identification in future transactions. The scan may also be used in conjunction with a multitude of verification products.
Verification of applicant information is critical and current laws even require a minimum of an OFAC Patriot Act Search on all transactions. Advantage Plus Credit Reporting Inc makes this easy with not only both instant and manual products, but also real-time products that validate or even correct data as you type.