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How to Avoid Online Rental Listing Scams and Fraud

By on December 11, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
How to Avoid Online Rental Listing Scams and Fraud

A tight rental market has resulted in fewer vacancies and more competition during the rental search process. Prospective tenants are finding they need to be ready with a complete rental application, qualifying credit scores, a clean rental history, money down, and the decision to sign the lease and move immediately! Competitive rental markets have made […]

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Rental Scams – How to Spot Them and Stop Them

Rental Scams – How to Spot Them and Stop Them

The need for housing and the instability of some renters’ financial or criminal past can lead people to do whatever it takes to secure a rental property. Unfortunately, this means property managers regularly encounter lies and deception from future or current tenants. Would-be-tenants have the opportunity to deceive a trusting landlord even before signing a […]

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Rentec Direct is Combatting Listing Fraud

By on September 10, 2014 in News with 1 Comment
Rentec Direct is Combatting Listing Fraud

Recently there’s been an uptick of unsavory individuals posting fraudulent property listings on our service as well as other services such as Zillow, Trulia, etc. These individuals post fake rental listings in hopes to tempt unsuspecting renters into applying and paying them money to reserve the property. Unfortunately, many renters are so eager to get […]

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