Tenant Screening at ClearScreening.com
As a landlord, owner or property manager, it is in your best interest to lease property to a responsible tenant. A responsible tenant will treat your property respectfully and pay their rent consistently over the life of the lease agreement. This gives you peace of mind knowing that your investment and your income are both protected. To minimize the risk of renting to a bad tenant, landlords and property managers must screen all applicants. Once you've set the standards for which your applicant should meet, ClearScreening can help you gather all the information needed to evaluate your potential tenants. From credit checks, criminal background checks and more, you'll be able to access information quickly and conveniently at ClearScreening.com.
Tenant Screening Reports
The tenant screening process can involve different types of reports. ClearScreening provides a range of reports to satisfy even the strictest of tenant screening processes. Available reports include:
Tenant Credit Report
ClearScreening partners with TransUnion to bring you a comprehensive and up-to-date credit report on any potential tenant. Each report lists an applicant's personal information such as their name, date of birth, social security number, present/past addresses, and current/previous employer. This report also includes all credit lines open with retail stores and financial companies as well as payment history and an applicant's FICO score. This is the most commonly used report for tenant screening as it can help you verify an applicant's identity as well as provide you information on whether or not an applicant pays their bills on time.
Criminal Background Report
Checking if an applicant has a criminal history is also a common tenant screening process. With ClearScreening you can quickly search for information on felonies, misdemeanors, sex offenses, DUIs and other offenses. Our search is comprehensive as you can run reports on a national, state or county level.
Evictions, Suits, Liens and Judgments
This report is useful if your potential tenant has little or no credit history or if you need to supplement your normal tenant screening reports with additional information. With this report, you will obtain public records for eviction filings, tax liens, civil suits and judgments. This report can provide a good snapshot of the prospective tenant.
Other than reports, ClearScreening also provides services such as employment verification. We can save you time by verifying a potential tenant's hire date, termination date, position and salary if available.
How to Obtain a Tenant Screening Report
Obtaining all reports needed for your tenant screening process is fast and easy. Just sign up for a membership with ClearScreening and you will be able to run searches for a multitude of reports as well as access other services. Membership is free and there is no annual fee or monthly report minimums. Our services are fast and cost-efficient. Start screening your applicants and be on your way to finding your ideal tenant today.
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