Tenant’s References

How to Evaluate a Tenant’s References During Screening

How to Evaluate a Tenant’s References During Screening

Tenant screening is essential for securing the most qualified renters while taking the fewest risks. Part of your tenant screening process should be evaluating the references your applicants provide. It’s not enough to simply ask prospective tenants to list them on your rental application. You should also ask for contact information for the references and follow up with them. There’s no better way to get first-hand insight into a potential tenant than hearing from those who have worked closely with them. This means talking to current/former landlords and employers. These individuals can help you zero in on pieces of a…
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