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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September 06, 2017

New Restrictions on Credit Reports Effective Next Week

With September 15th just around the corner, you’ll want to prepare your staff for the next phase of the three credit bureau’s National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP). Aiming to improve the quality of their public record data, Experian®, Equifax®, and TransUnion® have been slowly rolling out the implementation of these standards in phases, with full implementation expected by March 2018.

September 05, 2017

Seattle Outlaws Multifamily Criminal Screening

On August 23rd, 2017 Ed Murray, the Mayor of the City of Seattle, signed into law an ordinance restricting the use of criminal background information for resident screening. Aiming to lower the...

August 03, 2017

New Credit Standards PHASE 2 is on the Horizon

On September 15th, 2017, the second phase of the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) will go into effect, and while you might be reeling from the first phase, it’s important to know what...

July 20, 2017

Myths and Facts about Credit Reports

Aside from a few tips on how to boost your credit score, not a lot of people know what’s true and false about credit reports. To be fair, even when you deal with credit every day, it can be...