The Importance of a Tenant History Check

You are a landlord with an apartment to rent and have done all the basics: the apartment is clean and in good order, you have prepared a rental agreement, and you have placed an advertisement for the apartment. You show the unit to several interested and personable applicants and now have their rental applications, which might include letters of reference from previous landlords and proof of employment. Your work is not done, in fact it is far from over. What comes next is vital to discovering which of the applicants would make an ideal tenant. All the basic information supplied by the applicant must...