Recognizing Fraud in Renting

Fraud in the Renting Industry It remains one of the top concerns for property managers because it is so common within the industry. Recognizing fraud in renting before it costs you thousands has become a major concern for property managers. So, what kind of fraud exists when it comes to renting? Types of Fraud Rental…

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What Landlords Should Look for in a Background Check

What a background check consists of As a landlord, it is important to understand what goes into a background check. Able Screening offers many services including employment screening, tenant verification, criminal history, a credit report, and marketing for your property. To understand what to look for in a credit report, first, you must know what…

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Screening Tenants During a Pandemic

How can you rent a unit during a pandemic? If it’s a problem to interact with people within breathing distance, how can you show them around the property? No matter the challenges that come with COVID-19, it has never been easier to start screening tenants, even amid a pandemic. Keep It Clean First, there is…

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Social Media Screening

Screening a potential employee is important to make sure the person you are hiring is who they say they are. Popular screenings right now include employment, credit, and residency, but what about where people most reside? Social media has become more popular every day for businesses. Just over the last 6 years, there has been…

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What is a good credit score?

A score of 700 or above is usually considered a good score. This of course depends on what you need it for. Remember that when you are screening a tenant, it is important to take other things into consideration, such as: Income Employment history History of late rent payments Previous relevant convictions Have any questions…

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What is a FICO Credit Score?

Learn About Your FICO Credit Score This credit score is based on information from your credit report. Your credit score is calculated using the information in your credit report. Since information often differs among your three credit reports, your credit scores based on those reports will also vary. The credit report range of scores is…

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Authorized User

Business reports for business screening

Did you know that if you are an authorized user on someone else’s credit card it will display on YOUR credit report? If the authorized user isn’t paying their bill, this will affect your credit score and report.

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Moving around too much

Did you know that moving from place to place will lower your credit score quite a bit. It is advised to use a permanent address when applying for credit if possible.

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