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The Cost of Not Screening Your Tenants

Particularly for first time landlords, tenant screening may seem like a waste of time – an unnecessary road block standing between you and your rent checks. Who needs a credit report or background check you’re not even prepared to interpret? You trust yourself to meet a prospective tenant in person and judge whether or not they’ll be a good fit, so why waste time and money running them throughRead more
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Understanding Background Checks: Interpreting Eviction and Criminal Reports

Why Background Checks Matter As a landlord, you’re loaning one of your most valuable assets, a home, to someone who is essentially a complete stranger. That’s a pretty big deal. And as much as you’d love to believe that all prospective tenants are perfectly good people who would never damage your unit (or your trust), it’s simply not the case. Past bad behavior too often indicates future bad behavior,Read more
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Hard Inquiries vs. Soft Inquiries: How They Affect You and Your Rental Applicants

When you rent your property to a tenant, they agree to pay you a certain amount of money in exchange for access to a living or working space. Rent is an obligation to pay money owed and, in this way, is just debt in another context. Understanding a renter’s history of paying past debts can indicate whether they will be able to pay the debt they owe to you.Read more
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Interpreting Your Tenant’s Credit Report: What You Should Know

After a lease agreement, a credit report is arguably the most important document a landlord can learn to handle. If a tenant has a history of late payments or defaulting on debt, he or she is likely to do it again. Fortunately, running a tenant screening report or purchasing a credit check is a pretty painless process these days. But that’s the easy part. Deciding whether or not toRead more
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Announcing Innago Tenant Screening

We are proud to announce a major new feature set on Innago: Online Tenant Screening. Powered by our partners at TransUnion, Innago Tenant Screening includes a full credit report, a national criminal database search, and an optional eviction check shared instantly in an easy to read and easy to manage format.*  Additionally, Innago will now allow you to create a customizable application that can be shared directly with prospectiveRead more

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