11 Tenant Background Check Service Reviews [Ultimate List for 2022]

Updated May 2022 Choosing a tenant background check service is not an easy task. Different screening options offer different levels of service, and the differences between the options that exist are not always obvious. But don’t worry; RentPrep has you covered with our tenant background check services reviews. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the…Read More

Is BeenVerified Legal For Tenant Screening? (RentPrep Guide)

Updated March 2022 Finding tools to make your work as a landlord more efficient is essential if you want your business to grow. However, it’s also crucial that any tools you use meet reasonable legal standards that must be followed during tenant screening. To that end, is BeenVerified legal to use for tenant screening? There…Read More

Tenant Employment Verification: What Questions To Ask

Updated March 2022 Screening is an essential part of your business as a rental property landlord, but what you do during screening is even more important. One of the most important aspects of screening is knowing what to ask a tenant’s employer when you are verifying their income, job, and other facts. Doing this ensures…Read More

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Doing A Background Check Without SSN From Applicant: How-To

Updated October 2022 As a landlord, you might be at a loss for what to do whenever a rental applicant doesn’t provide their Social Security number (SSN). After all, choosing the right tenant for your property requires tenant screening, and it’s not possible to do tenant screening without their Social Security number, right? That’s not…Read More

Guide: How To Run A Background Check On A Potential Tenant

Updated November 2020 For landlords, following the correct protocol when screening and selecting new tenants is essential. If you’re Googling, “How to background check a potential tenant?” you’re already off to a good start. That’s because not every landlord does a background check on a prospective tenant, and skipping the background check can leave you…Read More

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How To Rent a Property: 7 Exciting Steps to Rental Success

Stepping into the world of real estate investing and rental property management is a far-off dream for many entrepreneurial people. Now that you’re ready to pursue this dream, the chances are high that you’re a bit overwhelmed by everything that there is to take care of. And that’s completely normal, but there’s no need to…Read More

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How To Find Good Tenants: 5 Trade Secrets

Working as a landlord is like having a never-ending list of responsibilities. From collecting rent to cleaning out properties to managing bills, the list is always growing no matter how efficiently you work. And that work only becomes more complicated when you have to deal with problems caused by unruly or disrespectful tenants. Whether it’s…Read More

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How to Interpret Background Check Address History of Applicant

Updated: November 2022 When screening tenants for a rental it’s common practice to collect address history on the rental application and then compare that to the previous addresses on the background check. Sounds simple but if your screening service is not dedicated to helping their clients stay compliant and does not have FCRA Certified Screeners…Read More

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Mississippi Tenant Screening

There’s no doubt that Mississippi tenant screening is something that landlords across the state ought to know about. Because each state has all kinds of different rules and regulations, it’s very important for landlords to figure out what laws exist so they can follow them.  From Jackson and Biloxi to Hattiesburg and Gulfport, landlords that pay…Read More

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Connecticut Tenant Screening

Connecticut tenant screening is an integral part of finding qualified applicants that will make the best tenants. If you are a landlord in Connecticut who is constantly struggling to figure out how to keep your properties full and find tenants who pay rent on time and in full, this article is for you. Landlords in…Read More