what is a good credit score for tenants

Landlord Guide: What Is A Good Credit Score For Tenants?

Updated February 2021 Credit scores are one of the primary factors used by many landlords to screen renters, but what is a good credit score for tenants? Understanding how credit scores can be used to screen tenants is important for landlords when reviewing rental applications. Choosing reliable tenants is an important foundation for your business;…Read More

Rental Application Fees

A Landlord’s Guide Rental Application Fees (50 States)

Updated August 2020 Rental application fees can create a lot of questions for landlords and tenants alike. Landlords understand the importance of collecting these fees, but they may be confused about what limits they must follow. Potential tenants, on the other hand, may not understand what the fees are or what they are used for….Read More

Best Online Tenant Screening Services

Best Online Tenant Screening Sites For Landlords

Choosing tenants is an essential part of your rental business. With the right tenants in your properties, your business will be better managed and more secure than if you are stuck with tenants that don’t align with your business model. Do you know how to choose tenants effectively? Do you take the necessary time to…Read More

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How To Ask The Right Background Check RFP Questions

Doing business is complicated. Keeping up with every area that needs attention can be overwhelming, and sometimes, it’s necessary to bring on help to get things done. As a business, knowing the right time to do this is an essential part of maintaining your profit margin. Many businesses and entrepreneurs working in the real estate…Read More

Everything That You Need To Know About HUD Occupancy Limits

Part of your job as a landlord is to ensure that your property is safe for tenants. All rental properties must be kept in a habitable condition. For many properties, that means that you have to ensure that you do not allow more than a safe number of people to live at the property. These…Read More

What Landlords Should Know About Renting To Sex Offenders

Understanding the complexities of housing and rentals laws is a big part of your responsibilities as a landlord. When you’re choosing whom to rent to among rental applicants, there are certain factors you are not legally allowed to use as part of your decision. Most landlords know that they cannot deny a rental application on…Read More

Tenancy Agreement

How To Check Tenant Credit Before Offering Your Property

If there’s one piece of advice that landlords need to remember above all other advice, this is what we would say: Always take enough time to properly review rental applications before you offer to rent your properties to any tenants! No matter how great a tenant might seem when you first meet them, there’s always…Read More

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How To Check Credit Score of Potential Tenant: 5 Best Methods

Ready to learn how to check the credit score of a potential tenant? Think you can simply log in online and have all the answers that you need in a just a few minutes? Don’t get too carried away with those kinds of daydreams! While running a credit check on a prospective tenant might seem…Read More

hud guidelines for screening tenants

All About The HUD New Guidelines For Screening Tenants

Screening tenants is one of the most important parts of what you do as a landlord. The process can often seem as daunting as applying for your first job or choosing which stock to invest your money into. And for good reason. Having the right tenants in your properties is an essential part of running…Read More

New Client Area for RentPrep Users

We’re excited to announce that as of January 31st, 2019 our new Client Area has been launched for RentPrep clients. You may also notice a new (and evolving) look for our website as well. We’ve been busy working on these updates behind the scenes over the past 13 months. You can access the new Client…Read More