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 […]

The (not so good) trend in tenant behavior

   This              Not This I met with a group of  property managers and landlords from a neighborhood association that consisted of more than 150 duplexes built between 60 and 80 years ago.  What makes this neighborhood particularly interesting is that these homes were designed to look like single-family homes. There […]

Welcome to Our Blog

  For the past five years I have met with more than a thousand real estate agents and landlords regarding residential rentals and tenant screening. I have heard many horror stories and really good tips on keeping bad tenants out before the lease is signed while staying compliant with Fair Housing and Fair Credit regulations. […]