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How Long Does It Take to Get Approved for an Apartment?

If you’ve never applied for rental housing before, you may not know how the process works or how long it should take to get approved. Usually, it’s pretty straightforward. However, the process may differ a bit depending on your landlord or the property management company you’re working with. Today, we’ll go over how to apply, […]

Why Is a Rental History Report Important for Landlords?


Tenant screening is one of the most critical steps in the rental process. Without a good tenant screening procedure, you can easily end up with unqualified tenants who can’t pay rent on time or leave your property damaged beyond repair. Unfortunately, evicting such tenants takes more time, money, and effort than it’s worth. So, why […]

Top Ways to Show Proof of Income for Rental Applications

Screening prospective tenants is a tedious but necessary part of being a successful landlord. Nationally, the average eviction rate is around 3%. However, according to the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, post-COVID eviction rates could jump as high as 20% in the coming year. As job and income loss heavily weigh on renters’ minds, landlords […]

Evaluating Tenant Applications: Red Flags to Watch For


Investing in rental properties can be rewarding and a great way to build wealth. However, it’s not as simple as buying properties and placing tenants in them. Instead, you’ll want to choose high-quality tenants to live in your property. As such, landlords and property managers should look into prospective tenants’ backgrounds and learn more about […]

Benefits of Offering Online Applications and Tenant Screening


One of the main responsibilities of landlords and property managers is tenant screening. First, you’ll want to review a prospective tenant’s rental application, then begin the screening process. However, doing this manually can take up a lot of your time. As such, many landlords or property managers opt to streamline the process with online applications […]

Rental Application Mistakes for Landlords to Avoid


The initial rental application is one of the most important forms for landlords and tenants. However, knowing what to include on the application and knowing how to evaluate each applicant’s information is a crucial step in the process. Today, we’ll go over the importance of the rental application process and rental application mistakes for landlords […]

Understanding the Impact of Credit Scores on Rental Applications

Landlords or property managers run various checks on prospective renters during the tenant screening process. Aside from speaking to references and performing background checks, analyzing a tenant’s credit report is important. After all, a credit check can reveal a prospective tenant’s likelihood to pay rent on time each month. However, a good credit score doesn’t […]

What is the Fair Criminal Screening for Housing Act

What is the Fair Criminal Screening for Housing Act

Landlords should be no stranger to the laws and guidelines of the federal Fair Housing Act. These laws ensure that tenants in protected classes do not face discrimination throughout the housing industry. However, Fair Housing Laws are not the only regulations that owners must be aware of. While creating standard qualification and screening processes, rental […]

Top 15 Tenant Screening Questions Every Landlord Should Ask

Top 15 Tenant Screening Questions Every Landlord Should Ask

The rental application and subsequent tenant screening questions are a landlord’s first defense against troublesome tenants. That said, many landlords do not know what they can or what they should ask to secure the best occupant. After all, landlords must be mindful not to violate any Fair Housing Laws with their screening criteria. So, join […]

A Tenant’s Guide to the Rental Application Process

A Tenant's Guide to the Rental Application Process

Apart from the lease, a rental application is the most important document in the rental process. For tenants, having the required documents at the ready will help you jump on great listings in a competitive market. After all, having your first choice property swept out from under you is an awful experience. So, to boost […]