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Tenant Screening

Tenant screening is one of the most important jobs of a property manager or landlord.  Learn about how to do it right at the Rentec Direct blog.

New Full Credit Report for Tenant Screening

By on November 3, 2016 in Product Updates, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
New Full Credit Report for Tenant Screening

Rentec Direct now offers a New Full Credit Report for tenant screening and software clients. The New Full Credit Report from Rentec Direct provides a detailed view of an applicant’s credit history including FICO credit score, payment patterns and payment history, bankruptcies, liens and judgements, collection accounts, SSN validation and residence and employment information. The […]

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Introducing A New and Simple Credit Access Application Process

By on June 2, 2016 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Introducing A New and Simple Credit Access Application Process

Rentec Direct is pleased to announce that we have simplified the tenant credit report access application process. Property managers and landlords can now submit an online application to in order to gain access to credit reports for tenant screening. The simplified application allows you to click through the options directly from your computer without needing […]

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Tenant Screening For The Smart Landlord

Tenant Screening For The Smart Landlord

You worked hard to own an investment property or build a career around managing rental properties.  Why jeopardize your effort by renting to an unqualified tenant that could cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars in lost rent, property damage or evictions.   Maybe you’ve been lucky. Great tenants.  On-time rent payments.  Full security deposit […]

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Requirements For Keeping Credit Authorization From Rental Applicants

By on May 13, 2016 in Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Requirements For Keeping Credit Authorization From Rental Applicants

Landlords and property managers often use credit reports to verify a renter’s financial responsibility and to determine if the renter will be able to pay rent regularly and on time.  Rental property managers are able to legally access a potential tenant’s credit report if they get permission to do so first, typically through written consent […]

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Premium Tenant Screening Just Got More Affordable

Premium Tenant Screening Just Got More Affordable

For property managers and landlords with more than 50 units, you can now access premium tenant screening packages from Rentec Direct for only $15.00.  The premium tenant screening package includes a credit report, criminal records check, eviction search and social security number validation on your rental applicants.   Evictions are expensive and stressful. The best […]

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How to Create Written Screening Criteria

By on October 21, 2015 in Education, Tenant Screening with 2 Comments
How to Create Written Screening Criteria

One of your primary goals as a rental property owner or manager should include finding the most qualified tenant who will pay rent on time, follow lease terms, and take care of the property. And most importantly – you need to find this qualified tenant through legal avenues. Awareness of, and compliance with, Fair Housing […]

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Easy Access to Tenant Credit Reports

By on September 12, 2015 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Easy Access to Tenant Credit Reports

Credit reports provide legitimate means for a landlord to discern if a tenant will be able to pay rent on time each month, as seen with how they’ve handled past debts and expenses reflected in their credit history.   Due to the valuable insight credit reports offer property managers and landlords, credit checks have become an […]

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How to Avoid a Risky Rental Situation

By on July 29, 2015 in Education, Tenant Screening with 3 Comments
How to Avoid a Risky Rental Situation

Filling rental property vacancies is one of the many important, and time consuming jobs, every landlord must handle.  A good landlord will go to great lengths to find as many qualified applicants as possible in order to fill the unoccupied unit and start collecting rental income once again. A successful marketing program is bound to […]

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Tenant Screening Red Flags

By on March 11, 2015 in Tenant Screening with 3 Comments
Tenant Screening Red Flags

One of our favorite topics on the Rentec Direct Blog involves tenant screening – you can find lots of information on understanding screening reports, tenant interviews,  and rental resumes, within the Rentec archives. Landlords and property managers understand the importance of tenant screening to secure the most qualified applicant for your rental property.  Failing to do […]

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Feature Friday: Tenant Screening for the 21st Century

By on February 27, 2015 in Support, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Feature Friday: Tenant Screening for the 21st Century

Rentec Direct’s  tenant screening is the best tool in the industry to get you the info needed to make informed decisions on whether or not to accept a prospective tenant or deny them. Rentec’s credit and criminal background check are fast and easy to obtain, affordable, accurate, and provides a look at a person’s ability and track […]

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