Keeping Sex Offenders out of your Rental Unit

Oct 12, 2010 - 5:00 pm  |  By Comments Off on Keeping Sex Offenders out of your Rental Unit

Is a sex offender living in one of your units? How do you know? You may be checking your tenants credit score and possible eviction history, but you should consider conducting criminal background checks as well.   By ordering even an Instant Nationwide Criminal Database search you can verify whether your prospective tenant is a registered […]

Tenant Screening helps prevent neighborhood blight in recession

Dec 14, 2009 - 3:20 pm  |  By Comments Off on Tenant Screening helps prevent neighborhood blight in recession

According to a recent article on Fox, property owners in Memphis, Tennessee are watching their neighborhoods turn to blight as the properties around them fall into disrepair, become abandoned with overgrown lawns and attract squatters and criminal activity.  Some property owners say that the property maintenance is the responsibility of the tenants.   Dr. Phyllis Betts, the director of […]

Bad Landlords Making the news

Oct 7, 2009 - 3:16 pm  |  By Comments Off on Bad Landlords Making the news

A recent article in HeraldNet discusses a rise in bad landlords in Everett.   Due to the recession,  landlords have had their work cut out for them.  Cash strapped tenants are paying rent late or not at all, damaging property and skipping town.  Landlords are finding it hard to maintain property safety and grounds keeping, clean water and […]

The Importance of Screening Residential Tenants

Sep 1, 2009 - 3:00 pm  |  By 2 Comments »

The examiner.com posted a recent article about the importance of background screening residential tenants.    The article talks about the importance of running tenant credit reports, conducting reference verifications, and screening for criminal history.    The author C arlos Cooper applies some common sense advice about evaluating the results of the background check report.  For example, credit […]

The Importance of Tenant Screening

May 27, 2009 - 9:48 am  |  By Comments Off on The Importance of Tenant Screening

More communities are providing forums to help landlords and property owners understand their rights and help them engage effectively with their tenants.  Champlin Minnesota is the newest community to encourage this behavior, which a forum that occurred on May 14th, the second annual landlord forum.  In addition to discussing low interest loans for property repair, […]

Renters and tenants are victims of mortgage crisis

Sep 22, 2008 - 10:56 am  |  By 2 Comments »

Have you received an eviction notice even though you have paid your rent on time?  Chances are that the property owners are in foreclosure.  According to CBS, renters and tenants in Los Angeles are getting evicted in record numbers due to foreclosure by the owners of the property. 35,000 housing units are currently in default within […]

Tenant Screening Program helps Bite Crime

Sep 19, 2008 - 11:32 am  |  By Comments Off on Tenant Screening Program helps Bite Crime

Sometimes landlords and property managers can take a bite out of crime when they run criminal background checks on their prospective tenants.  In addition to running tenant credit reports for financial history, landlords are now running criminal records searches to make sure their tenants don’t have a history of violance or are currently out on […]

Chicago tenants may get protection against foreclosure evictions

Aug 15, 2008 - 6:03 pm  |  By Comments Off on Chicago tenants may get protection against foreclosure evictions

Chicago tenants who face eviction due to landlord foreclosure may receive some additional assistance from City Hall.  The plan is being put forth by the Chicao mayor Daley, which will provide up to three months of rent and moving expenses for tenants affected by the landlord foreclosure.  The new bill is also looking to expand […]

Rental housing program teaches responsible property management

Jun 27, 2008 - 10:31 am  |  By Comments Off on Rental housing program teaches responsible property management

The Ludington Police Department and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office conducted a rental housing training program for local property owners, rental homes, mobile home parks and apartment communities.  One of the most important topics they covered was how proactive landlord behaviors such as tenant background checks can prevent alot of problems. For example, participants learned one irresponsible or […]

SuperBad Tenants: a landlord nightmare

Jun 23, 2008 - 2:02 pm  |  By Comments Off on SuperBad Tenants: a landlord nightmare

Channel 34 news in binghamton New YOrk has a great story about a super bad tenant that wil make your head shake and your wallet cringe.  There’s a stereotype in our culture about bad landlords but not one about problem tenants.  There could be after reading this.  According to the article, it’s common for tenants to trash apartments, and […]

Next Page »

Looking for Employment Background Checks? Visit Corragroup.com, a leading global provider of pre employment screening solutions.

© 2017 tenantchecker.com All Rights Reserved.