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The Advantages of Going With a Smaller Background Check Provider

There are a lot of things that can go wrong when you hire someone or get a new tenant. Thus, it's very important to run background checks on someone before you let them into your company or home.
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Why You Should Always Run a Background Check on Potential Renters

When you are looking at potential renters, it is so important that you perform a background check on them first. Here are three reasons why.
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Integration of Background Checks: 3 Distinct Traits of Professional Tenants

Professional tenants have creative strategies that enable them to circumvent the rental agreement. Here are some of the maneuvers professional tenants use.
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Why Should You Get Background Screening for Tenants?

When you own a piece of property and rent it out to tenants, it's very important to make sure that you have the right person living there. Learn more here.
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Learn Why the Proper Database Use for Background Checks Is Essential

Background checks are a useful tool for applicant decisions. Here are your responsibilities when it comes to the proper database use for background checks. 
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Integrating Technological Systems for Ease of Use

Technology enables some businesses to thrive while burying others in systems that only a few departments use. When it comes to hiring, we firmly believe that reducing the total number of technological systems involved—also known as touchpoints—makes…
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3 Tips for Investigating Someone Online

Whether you are trying to screen a potential tenant or employee, it can be difficult to find reliable information online. Although many people immediately think about using search engines to find out about someone, it can lead to lots of dead…
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Are You Violating the Fair Housing Act Inadvertently?

Screening tenants is an important task. It allows you to find the best tenants to work with and will pay the rent on time. It is important to perform background checks on potential tenants. Under the Fair Housing Act, you may inquire about their…

The Importance of Responsible Use Of Database Searches In Background Checks

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Background checks are often conducted during the hiring process for employees and in the application process for tenants. Prior to conducting a background check, the employer or landlord must inform the individual through a proper disclosure…
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What To Look For When Selecting A Background Check Provider

Background checks are one of the most important aspects of choosing an employee or a tenant. Property managers and employers have to make quick decisions on a regular basis. That is why choosing the right background check provider is so important. After…
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Rentals Shouldn't Be Risky Business: Limiting Liability with Background Checks

"Limitation of liability" is a pretty technical phrase. Once you get into corporate contracts, it's an insurance idea. Every bit of error may incur fees, penalties, or insurance payouts, but the aggregate amount of these costs has a ceiling. But…
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How to Make Tenant Background Checks More Useful

The last thing any real estate business needs is a bad tenant. It doesn't matter if you own apartment complexes with hundreds of units or if you're renting out a second house for the first time. Bad tenants cause destruction or they don't pay…