Blog Post Warning – Fraudulent Tenant Applications on the rise in Woodbridge and Dumfries!

Warning – Fraudulent Tenant Applications on the rise in Woodbridge and Dumfries!

Over the past 2 years, our credit reporting providers (TransUnion and RentScreener) have been advising us of the increased risk of fraudulent information being provided on tenant applications.  A recent TransUnion study has shown that during the pandemic, property managers h...
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Blog Post Immediate Move-In Requests - Red Flags!

Immediate Move-In Requests - Red Flags!

On December 23rd, our listing agent received a call from a prospective tenant requesting to view one of our managed properties that had painting in progress.  The property was scheduled to go on the market in the next few days.  The prospective tenant asked to view the ...
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Blog Post Involving the Landlord in the Application Decision Process

Involving the Landlord in the Application Decision Process

Because many of our landlords rely on incoming rent to pay their monthly mortgage, we feel it is important for them to be involved in the application vetting process.When we screen perspective tenants, we run a credit and criminal background search, verify employment/income, and ...
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Blog Post Strict Decisions Upfront Lead to Positive Results on Rental Payment Performance

Strict Decisions Upfront Lead to Positive Results on Rental Payment Performance

Over the past 9 years, we have placed over 700 tenants into our 350+ managed properties through our listing and vetting process. Only ½ of 1 percent of those tenants have been evicted. During the same time period, we began managing another 50 properties with tenants alread...
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