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Tenant Screening

Sign up for tenant screening and activate your screening portal.

With just an applicant’s email address, you can invite all of your applicants to apply.

Once an application is completed, it can instantly be shared with the landlord.

Screen tenants quickly and easily!

Choosing the right tenant is one the most important decisions you can make for your property. Tenant screening is a critical first step in ensuring that you find trustworthy, reliable, and quality tenants to fill your units.

This small up-front investment is more than a formality; it will help you avoid problems and hassles down the road. It will allow you to find tenants who will likely maintain the condition of your property, who will pay rent in a timely fashion, and be good neighbors. Red flags such as previous evictions or criminal troubles will be revealed.

Tenant screening also helps protect your legal liability by providing you with tangible data that can inform decisionmaking when choosing which applicants to offer a lease to. If you turn down an applicant based on their poor credit, eviction, or criminal history, you will be liability from legal action if they assert that you rejected their application unfairly. You will also help protect other tenants living on the property by ensuring that their new neighbor has been through a proper vetting process.

You can never be 100% sure that a tenant is risk-free, but proper screening helps reduce your risks substantially.

What is included

Each tenant screening includes:

  • Credit History Check, with score
  • Nationwide Eviction Notice Check
  • Nationwide Criminal History Check

These checks will provide information on potential tenants’ payment habits and histories, other legal names, evictions, payments for damages, foreclosures, employment history, etc., data that will help confirm the accuracy of the tenant application, and help you make an informed decision when offering a lease.

TrueRent also offers an easy-to-navigate Screening Portal, allowing you to keep your records on potential tenants organized and in one place. It only takes about 5 minutes to set up tenant screening and reports are available instantly.

Cost

Each tenant screening includes:

  • $25 per screening, paid by the applicant