- Be educated about rental applicant screening processes. Make sure you market the property according to Fair Housing regulations and make sure you follow the Fair Credit Reporting Act when evaluating applicants [reference Fair Housing link and FCRA link]
- Use good tools for tenant screening and background checks. A solid rental application that asks all the right information, supporting documentation, landlord references, a national background screener, part of industry organizations
- Make sure rental applications are compliant. Knowing compliance and putting it to practice
- Make sure online rental screening is compliant. Keep data secure, paperless is best
Rent Marketplace helps independent landlords and local property managers save time and money with our one-stop shop solution suite. With integrated online rental applications, tenant screening, state-specific leases and more, landlords can find and move in better residents faster, while going paperless.