In this day and age where choosing the wrong tenant can cost a landlord thousands, to tens of thousands of dollars and legal fees; being diligent up front is a critical part of being a property manager.
Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) November 01, 2012
Many landlords are under the impression that tenant credit and criminal reports are not available to them or may be too difficult to obtain. Rentec Direct has just released a guide for landlords which shows how easy it is to obtain tenant screening reports as well as how these reports are available on the internet and have no costs to landlords.
This guide covers the important reasons why all landlords should screen prospective tenants, and explains some of the tragedies experienced by landlords who have skipped this vital step. Also included is a short three minute video showing an actual tenant screening in progress, giving a visual of just how quick and easy it is to run both credit and criminal reports. Next the guide explains just how landlords incorporate the entire tenant screening cost right into the application fee and how this has become standard practice nationwide. Finally, a closing discussion on the vital reports available and the benefits each report provides.
In this day and age where choosing the wrong tenant can cost a landlord thousands, to tens of thousands of dollars and legal fees; being diligent up front is a critical part of being a property manager. A landlord following this guide can spend as little as three minutes to save a lot of grief and money down the road.
The guide is freely available to all landlords online at Rentec Direct’s property management software blog.
About Rentec Direct
Rentec Direct provides property management software solutions to landlords and property managers. Rentec Direct advocates for efficient and cost effective tools for property managers to manage properties and tenants. Other popular services provided by Rentec include rental vacancy syndication to 20+ listing sites, and landlord ACH payment processing to streamline the process of recurring tenant payments.