5 RED FLAGS YOU CAN’T SEE IN A TENANT BACKGROUND CHECK Consider the consequences of
property owners who do not take the time to properly screen their applicants. If they choose to rent based on feelings rather than facts and don’t run a tenant background check, they risk paying the price in the end. In addition to the information revealed on a person’s background check for tenants, there may be red flags that become apparent as you meet with the candidate and go over their application.
Many people prefer to rely on their instinct and intuition rather than take the time to do some research before making a decision. But when the wrong decision can end up costing you many thousands of dollars, not to mention the aggravation and sleepless nights it can cause, doing the appropriate research becomes vitally important.
renting your property to someone with a history of evictions for non- payment of rent or a habit of writing bounced checks. Or the effects of allowing someone who has a criminal record or several collection accounts to live on your property. What about a
terrorist or sex offender? It only makes sense that a
conscientious landlord would want to know everything possible about a prospective tenant before renting to them. But sadly, there are many
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