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Objective Tenant Screening

Objective Tenant Screening

You may notice that we talk a lot about fair housing laws on this blog. There’s a good reason for that: violating the fair housing laws is a BIG deal, with BIG penalties. Making sure that you follow fair housing laws is one of the most important aspects of being a...
Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals

Emotional support animals are a big bone of contention with some landlords who really don’t want any pets on their properties. However, it’s important for landlords to understand that these animals are not considered pets, and are in fact protected by federal law. An...
Fair Housing – Children

Fair Housing – Children

Most people realize that discriminating based on things like race and gender are prohibited by law. However, we sometimes get requests from clients to not rent to people who have children. From their perspective, this is a reasonable request because they believe that...
Tenant Supplied Credit Reports

Tenant Supplied Credit Reports

If you’ve been a landlord for a while, you’ve probably encountered a tenant applicant who wanted to provide you with a copy of his credit report rather than you running a report yourself. The conversation usually goes like this: “I just had my credit...
Tenant Prospects in a Hurry

Tenant Prospects in a Hurry

If you’ve been renting properties for a while, then you’ve probably run into tenant prospects who call wanting to move in almost immediately. There are several reasons that you should be very wary of any prospective tenant who is in such a hurry:...