“Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see”

Why customer service is so important from your tenant screening provider. Even with the best tenant screening providers, there are times when the applicant can try to game the system and requires additional investigation. Recently we were asked to take a look at the screening report of an applicant for a high end multi-unit rental […]

Fair Housing-Compliant Tenant Screening

Fair Housing compliance when screening tenants is so important on many different levels – legal, ethical, and business. However, it is not difficult to avoid problem tenants before the lease is signed and still be fully compliant with Fair Housing regulations. It is vital to set and clearly communicate your rental criteria and building standards […]

Stop Problem Tenants Before the Lease is Signed

Taking the first person showing up with a check is one of the worst mistakes you can make when considering a rental applicant. Many times this is the last money the landlord will see. And that is only part of the problem. Problem tenants can result in much more than just lost rents. There is […]