Should I Screen Rental Applicants? Many landlords find themselves trying to manage property without the right tools. The answer to the question, “Should I Screen Rental Applicants?” is always YES. Here’s why. Buying rental property is a huge investment. In some cases, it’s the biggest investment a person will make in their life. The biggest [...]
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FTC News – Tenant Background Report Provider Settles FTC Allegations that it Failed to Follow Accuracy Requirements for Screening Reportsadmin2021-01-11T15:04:26+00:00
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that AppFolio, Inc, will pay $4.25 million as part of a settlement over allegations the firm failed to follow reasonable procedures to ensure the accuracy of its reports about potential tenants. Property managers use AppFolio’s reports for tenant screening. Under the FCRA, companies that provide tenant screening background [...]
Finding Criminal History Background checks have become standard practice when leasing a property. In most cases, landlords have access to Credit Reports, Criminal History, Evictions, and much more. While some things are easier to find than others, criminal history still remains a mystery to most. Here are some common questions: -How is it searched? -Where [...]