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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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Sep 24, 2017 09:27 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I have a department that handles that part of the business.

Sep 25, 2017 05:08 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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If I were hiring an agent I would expect them to conduct every check possible, and if they asked me to do the check then they would be fired immediately.

Sep 24, 2017 09:34 PM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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Our office does credit checks, etc. Agents are not even allowed to see the credit reports of applicants.

Sep 25, 2017 05:13 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I do not get involved in property management any longer!

Sep 25, 2017 05:13 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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Credit reports and back ground checks.

Sep 25, 2017 04:46 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I don't do a lot of rentals BUT the 1 client I have does their own checking. BUT at our annual risk assessment meeting, a representative from RentVerify.com spoke to us,

Sep 25, 2017 08:38 AM
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Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert
E*Rae Realty - Austin, TX
Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction

National Tenant Network for background and credit checks

-verify past/current landlords and employers

-google stalk

Sep 25, 2017 08:12 AM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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 Do them all.  You don't want any regrets.

Sep 25, 2017 06:52 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I would recommend all of the above.  If it is still legal to do so, check references as well. 

Sep 25, 2017 06:51 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You have some good advice. 

Sep 25, 2017 06:33 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

A good backup is a Google search and check their Facebook and Twitter if they are on those platforms.

Sep 25, 2017 06:30 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Credit and criminal backgrounds, Landlord references, verify income and employment history, check personal references. A good background check can save you tons of headache and money down the road.

Sep 25, 2017 05:27 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

I leave that to the property manager...

Sep 25, 2017 04:27 AM
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Jenifer Kynor
TurboTenant - Fort Collins, CO
Tenant Screening, Landlording, Marketing

TurboTenant it is completely free to you as the landlord. You'll receive instant results for a full credit check, background check and eviction report. 

 

Please reach out if you have any questions I can answer for you! 

Sep 27, 2017 03:07 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

My property manager deals with those issues, not me.

Sep 27, 2017 06:55 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Our MLS offers: 

''Tenant Screening Services

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Sep 26, 2017 12:52 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't. I don't handle leases or tenants and don't know enough about this process to provide advice.

Sep 25, 2017 10:42 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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Credit, background and criminal. You need to know what you are getting.

Sep 25, 2017 02:43 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I always recommend they put their property with a prop mgmt company, sit back and accept a check every month!

Sep 25, 2017 12:44 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Financialand criminal, then a call to references

Sep 25, 2017 12:11 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Criminal, credit, civil, social media, physical inspections of current property (where possible).

Sep 25, 2017 10:04 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

our property management dept. also takes care of credit checks for the properties they manage...very thoroughly done...

Sep 25, 2017 09:43 AM
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Christine Kankowski North SD and Temecula
House Match Inc - Poway, CA
Excellent Sales and Property Management

I recommnt they use a property maanger who will do all the checks for them including calling past landlords. 

Sep 25, 2017 09:15 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

If you know what to ask for in the dialog phase, the rest verifies itself and weeds out quite a few. Relevant questions lead to the many answers needed

Sep 25, 2017 06:52 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

The proper way is all of them, credit, employment, criminal. Some landlords who rent in some areas rent to any and every one, then they wonder why they can not collect rent, have high turnover and have to evict on a higher average

Sep 25, 2017 05:51 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Credit, public record, criminal backround check

Sep 25, 2017 05:15 AM