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The latest screening resources and updates from our team.

Canadian Tenant Screening Credit and Criminal

Canadian Tenant Screening Due to Canadian privacy laws, Canadian Tenant Screening differs from tenant screening in the U.S. Canadians Buy in the U.S. Even with the strengthening of the U.S. dollar, foreign buyers purchase a large share of residential properties.  According to The 2016 Profile of International Activity by the National Association of Realtors, buyers

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Property Manager need a social security number

Does a Property Manager need a social security number? What if your tenant does not want to provide it?  Here’s some answers and ways to manage the issue. Ordering Background Checks Maybe you use a paper application, scan it and send it to the background screening agency.  Or maybe you input the information in a

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Credit Reports to Screen New Buyers

Tenant Credit Reports to Include New Information When using credit reports to screen new buyers, property managers and associations will soon see more information.  Homeowner Association (HOA) payments will be included on credit reports.  Sperlonga Data & Analytics, a credit data aggregator, announced an agreement to furnish homeowner association payment and account status data to

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Tenant Screening Services

Tenant Screening Services When researching tenant screening services, look for these 5 things. Identity Development Verifying the identity of the individual is the first step when searching an applicant’s financial and criminal history.  Identity development matches the applicant’s primary identification including: Names including aliases Date of Birth Address History Social Security Number Validation Credit Report

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Middle Names in Tenant Background Checks

Middle Name Now Required for Background Checks You have the name, listed on their application and passport, so what’s the worry?  Well, you may not have the right name.  For example, a married woman may have changed the middle name on her passport to her maiden name, her surname, based on marriage.  But she never

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Tenant Screening Record Requirements

  Tenant Screening Record Requirements Getting a tenant background screening report to complete a transaction is important.  Equally important, you need to be aware of tenant screening record requirements, especially if you have denied an applicant. Fair Credit Report Act The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that promotes accuracy, fairness and

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Paperless Online Tenant Screening

Paperless Online Tenant Screening Platform

What if you could manage your entire screening process from any device, at any time? Applycheck makes it easy with our Online Tenant Screening Platform. Online Tenant Screening Platform From application to payment collection, Applycheck manages your tenant screening in one easy-to-use online tenant screening platform.  The results?  Less hassle and a user friendly experience.  How

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Credit Score for Property Management

Let’s say you have an buyer or rental applicant for one of your managed properties. To increase the likelihood of regular HOA payments and to avoid problems, you want a credit score for property management requirements. But which credit score should you order? Tenant Credit Score for Property Management A credit score will evaluate your

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