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3 Ways to Grow Your Credit Score While Renting

By on July 20, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
3 Ways to Grow Your Credit Score While Renting

When it comes to finding your dream apartment or home, a good credit score can open many doors–literally. Building your credit may initially seem like a task when saving and preparing for a future home purchase, but often doesn’t seem as high on the priority list if you are renting. However, whether you are renting […]

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Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

By on November 22, 2017 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
Are All Tenant Screening Reports Created Equal?

Ever notice that when you search for tenant screening on Google how every option you click claims to have the “best” reports?   With over 600,000 search results for “Tenant Screening”, how do you know which option really is the best and how do you know the reports you’ve ordered are accurate?   I’m going […]

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act – Guide for Landlords

By on September 22, 2017 in Education, Tenant Screening with 0 Comments
The Fair Credit Reporting Act – Guide for Landlords

The following article is from the Federal Trade Commission’s  guidance on Using Consumer Reports: What Landlords Need to Know. Landlords and property managers are legally allowed to review a rental applicant’s consumer reports and run a background check to determine if he or she will be a qualified tenant. Housing providers will use a variety […]

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