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[PART 2] Screening tenants: How to verify income and other items on a tenant application

part 2 Screening tenants How to verify income and other items on a tenant application

This post is part two in a series dedicated to tenant screening. Last week we talked about how to score a sample credit report, this week we are going to talk about verification. This is an important step in the approval process, because it proves that the information they put on the application is accurate. […]

[PART 1] Screening Tenants: How to score a sample credit report

Screening Tenants How to score a sample credit report part 1

Our focus lately has been on tenant screening, a VERY important topic! Last week we talked about outsourcing your tenant screening… And this week we’re going to talk about doing it yourself. There are pros and cons to doing it yourself, mainly: You get access to the actual credit report and credit score You can […]

How to process tenant applications and outsource tenant screening

How to process tenant applications and outsource tenant screening

Screening tenants is the most important thing a property manager can do! Almost every problem that a landlord may have to deal with can be traced back to poor screening. Good tenants pay on time, pay online, and take care of the property. They are easy to manage and don’t violate the lease or cause […]

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How to use a move-out checklist after a tenant vacates a rental property

How to use a move-out checklist after a tenant vacates a rental property

Turnovers can be a lot of work for landlords! Whenever a tenant moves out, there is a lot that needs to be taken care of: Getting keys back Re-keying and securing the property Transferring utilities Getting the property rent ready Handling and returning the security deposit Advertising Screening tenants and re-leasing the property Etc. If […]

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How a move out packet can save you hundreds of dollars when tenants move out

How a move out packet can save you hundreds of dollars when tenants move out

One of the most important forms that you can use in the property management industry is the move-out packet. Not only will this form save you money, but it will improve your turnovers. Since we started using this form, tenants consistently leave units in great shape with minimal maintenance needed. This results in higher deposit […]