- Tenant Screening
BREAKING NEWS: Landlords Left in the Dark as Connecticut Eviction Records Vanish!
As of February 20th, 2024, a crucial tool for landlords in Connecticut has vanished!
Tenant Screening: Finding the Perfect Renters in Connecticut
Finding good tenants can feel like searching for buried treasure – exciting, potentially rewarding, but undeniably tricky. You sift through piles of applications, hoping to unearth that rare gem of a renter who pays rent on time, respects the property, and makes your life as a landlord a breeze. But without the right tools, that treasure hunt can quickly turn into a frustrating excavation of questionable references and incomplete information.
Renting Made Easy: A Guide for Landlords
Owning a rental property can be a rewarding experience, but attracting the right tenants and ensuring a smooth transition is key. This guide delves into three crucial aspects for landlords: advertising your property effectively, preparing your house for rent, and welcoming new tenants seamlessly.
How to Run a Background Check on a Tenant
Conducting a background check on a potential tenant in Connecticut involves several steps to ensure you get a clear picture of their suitability. Here's some suggestions on how to run a background check a potential tenant:
How to Evaluate Prospective Tenants: A Comprehensive Guide for Landlords
Navigating the tenant screening process can be a daunting task for landlords. With a multitude of factors to consider, from income verification and credit checks to rental history and background verifications, ensuring you make informed decisions is crucial for safeguarding your property and maintaining a harmonious rental experience.
Important New Features & Updates from TenantTracks
2023 has been a busy year for TenantTracks! We've released many new features to benefit our users, improve our data and remain compliant as a tenant screening company in Connecticut.
New Open Access Feature: Create A Link For Applicants To Apply For Your Rental
Do you have a TenantTracks’ Open Access (OA) account and want to easily invite tenant applicants to submit a background check for your property? We’ve made it easier than ever to share a direct link with tenant applicants.
The Importance of Reporting Payment History of Non-Paying Tenants
As a landlord or property manager, one of the critical aspects of running a successful rental business is ensuring timely rent payments from tenants. However, dealing with non-paying tenants can pose significant challenges. It's crucial to establish effective systems to address these situations promptly and protect your financial interests. One effective strategy is reporting the payment history of non-paying tenants to TenantTracks.
Choosing the Best Tenant Screening Platform
The best way to learn who your tenants are before handing over the keys is to use a high-quality tenant screening platform that covers as many data points as possible. Let's talk about what to look for in a quality tenant screening report and why CTPOA endorses TenantTracks as a preferred tenant screening provider.
New Feature: How to Report Tenant Negative Performance
Wouldn’t it be powerful if we could flag rental applicants with information detailing their negative rental payment performance and alert future landlords? Now we can!
7 Reasons To Avoid Venmo, Zelle, & PayPal for Rent Collection
In this article, we'll cover 7 important reasons why you shouldn't use Venmo, Zelle, & PayPal for rent collection
Tenant Screening - Not the Time To Cut Corners
When you screen renters, you need the best quality data for your background check
Sample Criteria for Accepting a Tenant
Sample Criteria for Accepting a Tenant
Tenant Skips Out / Owes Money
What to do if your tenant skips out and owes you money
Are You Aware - Credit Reports Less Accurate
The need for a complete and comprehensive screening report to determine a perspective tenant's worthiness is more important as the Credit Bureaus react to a settlement they made with 31 States
FICO vs. Vantage Credit Score
FRAUDULENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS - A HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT FOR CONNECTICUT LANDLORDS
Collections Vs. Small Claims
Placing a tenant into collections or taking them to Small Claims Court. Which Option Is Best
CT Judicial Website - Not For Screening tenants
7 Facts You Need To Know about Screening Potential Tenants on the CT Judicial Website Why screening tenants on the CT Judicial website is unreliable.
10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
TenantTracks is celebrating our 10-year anniversary!
Your Compliance Required per the Fair Credit Reporting Act
All TenantTracks customers must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act...please read this memo
My tenant smokes Medical Marijuana…NOW WHAT?
Waiver of a Notice To Quit
Can a Written Lease Eliminate a Notice To Quit?
TenantTracks Helpful Tip
When processing a rental application always ask for a valid government issued photo identification card and not a driver’s license. It may be considered a discriminatory practice to require a driver’s license because some renters may have physical disabilities and never applied for a driver’s license.
Can a lease prevent a tenant from posessing a gun
Question: Does an owner have a legal right to insert a clause in a lease preventing a tenant from owning and possessing a gun on their property? Answer: Owners have a legal right to prohibit the keeping of firearms at your properties, just as you can prohibit tenants from keeping pets or parking oversize vehicles in your parking lots.
Fifth Circuit Slams the Door on Criminal Record Discrimination Lawsuit
Posted Thu, 2016-06-30 10:37 by Mark Fijman The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has rejected an unsuccessful job applicant’s claim that he was denied employment because of his criminal record.
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