FICO® Score 9 Now Available with CIC™!

We’re proud to announce that we’ve upgraded our Experian credit reports to include FICO® Score...

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How to Pick the Best Resident Screening Service for your Property

Finding the best resident screening service for your rental community is no easy feat. Beyond...

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Should Property Managers have Access to the Sex Offender Registry?

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Matsch ruled that Colorado’s sex offender registry law was...

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Optimizing the Tenant Screening Process

All properties aim to find quality residents, but few take the time create detailed property...

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Know your Credit Risk Score options: VantageScore® 3.0 vs. FICO® 8

Knowing your credit risk score (or “credit score”) and consistently trying to improve on that...

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November 03, 2015

Renters & Credit Trends Part 1: Credit Check-in

Anyone who has ever rented an apartment knows that a credit score is one of the most important qualifiers property managers use when making a decision to offer a lease to a prospect.

While renting and credit have always had a connection during the lease approval process, it wasn’t until paid-as-agreed rental payment history data was added to credit reports that renters could build their credit history after a move-in by paying their rent on time.

October 30, 2015

Myths and Facts about Eviction Records (video)

Previously we discussed the myths surrounding criminal records and now we’re doing the same thing with this 2 minute video about eviction records. See how many of these myths you are familiar with,...

October 29, 2015

ApplyConnect® Launches its Free Online Rental Application

ApplyConnect®, the industry’s most advanced rental background screening solution for landlords and real estate agents, announces the addition of an online rental application to their services....

October 23, 2015

Myths and Facts about Criminal Records (video)

Ever wondered whether you can use criminal records to help you decide on the best rental applicants? Have you been told that using criminal records is not permitted in your state? We have heard your...