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You have taken the leap to become a landlord, choosing investment properties carefully and beginning to vet your potential tenants. One of the methods that you'll use to see the responsibility of the tenants is through a check of their credit. Credit checks reveal a lot of potential red flags: extremely high debts, late payments in the past, or past legal action can often be visible on the report.
As a landlord, it is your responsibility to ensure the rental properties you provide your tenants are safe and secure. Tenants are relying on you to take the necessary steps to provide the best security for their home.
When owning an apartment building or residential rental home, it is imperative that landlords or property managers choose a responsible tenant. A responsible individual that rents your property will be able to pay rent on time, care for the property and be pleasant to neighbors.
When owning rental property, it is important to conduct a quality background check on potential tenants. By doing so, you are eliminating the potential of renting your property to a criminal.
As a landlord, you want to find the best tenants for your rental property. To do so, you must complete tenant screening and background checks, trying to get to know the person you are considering. If you are new to the real estate rental industry, you may have no idea where to start when reviewing potential tenants.
If you work in real estate, you know the importance of tenant screening and rental credit checks. What you might not realize is there is another issue in real estate, and it’s a big one. It’s money laundering, and it’s hit Miami in a big way.
More people than ever are scheming on rental property owners and managers. Whether it's a serial delinquent payer or squatters bouncing from place to place, you need to have a system in place that protects you from such hazards.
When you’re a landlord, you need help everywhere you can drum it up. VerticalRent’s mission is to provide excellent services to landlords who could use some help.
Watch TV long enough in the evenings, and you will eventually see an advertisement for free consumer credit checks. Along with a fun jingle, there is usually reasoning behind why you should know your credit score. In the world of rental property and property management, you should also know your tenant's credit history.
Spring is in the air, and it's that time again—moving time! During the warmer months, you're likely to have an influx of prospective tenants. That's a good thing, but it's easy to get overwhelmed by the number of applicants.
Requirements for landlord’s running credit reports on prospective tenants continue to evolve. Credentialing is now required for all end users (landlords).
While the rental market may be stronger than ever, it is still important for landlords to exercise caution. Many people have been hurt by the economy and their credit scores have suffered the consequences.