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The latest screening resources and updates from our team.

Tenant Background Check

Tenant Background Check To obtain a comprehensive tenant background check on a prospective tenant or resident, it may be advisable to perform a county courthouse search in addition to a broad database search. There are many firms selling consumer information which have been derived from databases.  Databases have evolved to become great resources for criminal

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Screening tenants with a FICO Score

Screening tenants with a FICO Score Screening tenants with a FICO Score is a good practice.  A credit report is often requested by property managers or community homeowner associations when screening a prospective tenant or buyer.  Credit reports are an integral part of a background check but interpreting the data can be more difficult than

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Background Checks in a Florida HOA

Background Check Florida HOA When ordering background checks in a Florida HOA, the homeowners association should follow a prescribed policy. When a Florida Community Association is presented with a prospective resident or tenant, it is important to order a background check in accordance with policies already in place for the protection and general welfare of

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Screening Tenants with Pets in Miami

  Screening Tenants with Pets in Miami Property managers and owners are sometimes reluctant to rent to someone with a pet, fearing if the dog injures someone on their property, they may be held liable. A landlord can outline in their rental agreement whether they accept pets. If the rental agreement prohibits pets, the landlord

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Resident Screening

  Resident Screening Looking back on my own rental property history, I have had some great tenants while others made me want to sell the property as quickly as possible. Years ago, access to applicant information was not as readily available as it is today. Back then, I thought I was a good judge of

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Tenant Screening 5 Step Process

Tenant Screening  5 Step Process Between 2007 and 2013, there was a nationwide rise of 6.2 million tenants.  That’s a lot of new tenants each of which needed to be adequately and fairly selected.  It is best to create a systematic approach to tenant selection by utilizing a Tenant Screening report.  Tenants with a past

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