Category: Tenant Screening

Landlord Advice, Property Manager Advice, Tenant Screening

Common Questions from Savvy Renters

There are many articles and blog posts addressing the types of questions landlords should (and should not) ask prospective tenants. But renters will have questions of their own. Landlords can avoid being caught off guard by preparing answers to the following common questions from renters. “How long is the lease?” Landlords will want to consider […]

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Tenant Screening Systems

You’ve got a great rental property. You’ve taken some eye-catching photos and carefully prepared the space. You’ve analyzed the local market and set an appropriate rental price. You’ve advertised a rental listing and now you have tenants lining up to tour the property. But what’s the next step? How do you screen tenants from among the […]

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Should You Care About Your Tenant’s Source of Income?

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Most of us tend to do it without even noticing.  When either making conversation, reviewing a resume, or meeting someone for the first time, when we learn what a person does for a living, we immediately start developing thoughts and perceptions about the person.  We live in a society that places a great deal of value on […]

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Important Things to Consider Before Evicting a Problem Tenant

Not all tenants are the same. Some pay rents on time, others don’t. Some follow the rules specified in the lease, while others don’t. If you are managing a property as a landlord, you have to patiently deal with all kinds of tenants. But what if a tenant has become too intolerable to keep? Obviously, […]

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Have bad credit? Don’t Worry Because You Can Still Rent an Apartment

Bad credit can be detrimental to your chances of renting a decent apartment. Reason: the majority of landlords check a rental applicant’s credit report to ensure if he or she will be able to pay the rent on time, if at all. If you have an eviction or any other serious issues appearing on your […]

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