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3 Reasons to Implement Strict Tenant Screening Policies

Friday, November 9th, 2018
3 Reasons to Implement Strict Tenant Screening Policies

As a property owner, manager, or leasing agent, it’s your job to make sure that only the most qualified applicants are approved. Comprehensive tenant screening is an essential part of this process.

As a property owner, manager, or leasing agent, it’s your job to make sure that only the most qualified applicants are approved. Comprehensive tenant screening is an essential part of this process. While applicants do fill out plenty of paperwork when applying for a rental property, not everyone is always forthcoming about things in their past that could paint them in a less than favorable light. Tenant screening looks at applicants’ financial and criminal history with an objective scope to ensure your property stays protected. (more…)

Essential Tenant Screening Tips

Friday, January 26th, 2018
Essential Tenant Screening Tips

You need to find out as much as you can to decide whether a potential tenant is a good fit for the property. For all of your tenant screening needs, call AIR Pre-Employment Screening Services.

As a landlord, property manager, or homeowner, your priority is to protect the property you’re responsible for. You need to find out as much as you can to decide whether a potential tenant is a good fit for the property. You can do this one of two ways: you can perform the process yourself and hope you don’t miss anything, or you can partner with a reputable, responsible background screening company. For all of your tenant screening needs, call AIR Pre-Employment Screening Services. (more…)

2 Important Questions about Tenant Screening Answered

Friday, September 15th, 2017
2 Important Questions about Tenant Screening Answered

According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Landlords who are conducting tenant screening must do so in a fair way, with reputable screening companies.

According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Landlords who are conducting tenant screening must do so in a fair way, with reputable screening companies. The purpose of the FCRA is to protect consumers from inaccurate screening results and gives them the ability to dispute results that they believe to be false. If a landlord wants to have tenant screening performed, they must follow FCRA guidelines. (more…)

The Importance of Pre-Screening Tenants

Friday, August 4th, 2017
The Importance of Pre-Screening Tenants

As a property manager or landlord, it is your job to make sure you choose the best tenants to occupy a property.

As a property manager or landlord, it is your job to make sure you choose the best tenants to occupy a property. Comprehensive tenant screening services will provide you with a detailed report of the tenant’s criminal record, history, credit score, eviction history, terrorism or sex offense charges, and so much more. (more…)

4 Things Every Landlord Needs To Do With Tenant Background Checks

Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Screening potential tenants is very important for the safety of everyone.

After obtaining the results of a tenant background check there are some seriously critical steps that need to be undertaken to ensure that you are getting a quality tenant to reside at your property. (more…)

Why Do Tenant Screening?

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Tenant screening is an important part of making sure that the right people are renting space from you. While we all want to think the best of people, being aware of any potential issues in advance is always the best policy. What types of things does a tenant screening include and why is it performed? (more…)

Questions to Ask a Tenants Previous Landlord

Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Before signing on the dotted line, make sure this tenant is someone you want in your rental property.

Just like a professional resume, many rental applicants can look great on paper only to find out they are not a very good applicant at all. The best way for you to avoid some potentially troublesome renters is to request a reference check from a previous landlord. This reference check will help you screen out trouble and to choose a tenant who will treat your property well. So before handing over the keys, let’s check out some questions you should ask the previous landlord while you are waiting for your tenant screening report to come back. (more…)

Tenant Screening: Six Questions to Ask Potential Tenants

Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Before signing on the dotted line, make sure this tenant is someone you want in your rental property.

From the first moment you speak to a potential tenant, you should begin your tenant screening process. This screening process isn’t just a background check and credit report, it is also questions that could reveal much more about your potential tenants than a report run by AIR Pre-Hire. These questions compounded by our reports will be able to avoid bad tenants from renting your property. Let’s take a moment to talk about some questions you should ask your potential tenants. (more…)

Tenant Screening Tips for Today’s Economy

Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Tenant screening services give you more confidence that you are renting to the right applicant.

In today’s economic climate, fewer and fewer people are looking for housing. With a smaller pool of prospective tenants to choose from, landlords often have to make difficult choices about who to accept as their new tenants. Many landlords turn to credit checks to determine the trustworthiness of applicants; however, this smaller pool of applicants often also has things like bankruptcy and foreclosures on their credit reports. Landlords are forced to decide whether to rent out their property without knowing the true trustworthiness of their tenants. Fortunately, tenant screening services do so much more than just a credit check, which leaves the landlord feeling more confident in their decision. (more…)

Tenant Pre-Screening: Five Questions to Ask Prospective Tenants

Monday, September 28th, 2015

If you’ve been in the rental business for some time, you’ve probably run across at least a few bad tenants. Evictions, having the police called out, and the clean-up involved with a trashed apartment are only a few of the potential issues that can give your rental company a bad reputation. However, many of those problems can be reduced or even eliminated altogether when you implement a good, consistent tenant pre-screening process.

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It will pay off in the long-term to have each and every tenant submit a rental application and authorize a criminal background check and credit report.

It can be tempting to try to fill those empty apartments as quickly as possible – after all, every empty apartment means less income for you – but it will pay off in the long-term to have each and every tenant submit a rental application and authorize a criminal background check and credit report. Keep reading to find out five questions to ask prospective tenants that can help you to separate the good from the bad! (more…)