Are your rental applicants using fake pay stubs?

In a previous post, I discussed the ease of getting a fake credit report and why you should always run your own screening reports for rental applicants. Credit reports are not the only fake documents that are readily available online. Fake pay stubs are also easily available for under $10.00. and are just 2 […]

A credit report alone is not sufficient for screening a tenant

I last wrote that you should never accept a credit report provided by the applicant due to easy online availability of fake credit reports. In this post, I would like to explain why even a valid credit report is inadequate by itself when screening a rental applicant. Credit reports do not contain enough information to […]

Why you shouldn’t use a credit report provided by a rental applicant

Here is a big reason why you should never use a credit report provided by the rental applicant for an application. It is quite easy to get fake one.  Simply by Google “Fake credit report” and fill out the on-line pdf. Here is a link to one of the sites so you can see for […]