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Editorial Library Category: Multi-Family & Property Management Topics: Tenant Screening Title: Screening Tenants Author: newsLINK Staff Synopsis: If you check out the reviews for everything from restaurants and movies to the next book you plan to read, it only makes sense to also screen tenants before allowing them to move into the apartment complex you manage. Editorial: Screening Tenants 4064 South Highland Drive, Millcreek, Utah 84124 │ thenewslinkgroup.com │ (v) 801.676.9722 │ (tf) 855.747.4003 │ (f) 801.742.5803 Editorial Library | © The newsLINK Group LLC 3 and classify the prospect as a new tenant as quickly and conveniently as possible. To stay on the correct side of the law with screening, you need to apply the screening criteria in a consistent way. In addition, the information you find has to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and cannot violate the potential tenant’s privacy rights. What happens if you do uncover negative information? It’s a good idea to double-check it. People make mistakes, and it is possible that the information you received is wrong. Sources: http://www.appfolio.com/blog/2012/11/top-5-property- management-mistakes-and-how-to-fix-them/ http://www.appfolio.com/blog/2011/04/choosing-the-right- tenant-screening-service/ http://www.appfolio.com/property-management/tenant- screening http://www.appfolio.com/features http://www.moneycrashers.com/screening-potential- tenants-questions-credit-background-check/ http://www.moneycrashers.com/property-management- companies-worth-cost/ http://www.tenantdata.com/downloads/Application.pdf http://www.on-site.com/resources/application.pdf Word Count: 1,221 Copyscape Clear Date: 07.07.2015

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