Resident Screening: Tenant Background Check
Tenant background checks help landlords and property management companies optimize occupancy rates by using technology to help determine which applicants may qualify as tenants.
Tenant Background Check Services
Resident screening is not created equal. Proprietary databases, regularly updated public sources, and expert customer service combine to make First Advantage a leading choice for mitigating risk while remaining compliant with applicable laws.
Resident screening and tenant background check solutions give property managers, owners, and leasing agents access to screening reports to quickly and confidently review information that assists in qualifying prospective renters. Our focus is helping you move quality tenants through the process quickly, reduce the potential for bad debt, and promote safety within your community. Tenant background check services are designed to do just that.
Why First Advantage?
As a trusted resident screening partner to hundreds of properties, we value the trust our customers have placed in us. First Advantage is a team of talented professionals with years of experience in the residential applicant screening industry. We are a dedicated group of like-minded individuals, working together to drive technology and screening automation for property managers, owners, and leasing agents alike.
- Leverage our proprietary records’ database with millions of criminal records
- Detailed operational, benchmarking, and reporting data
- Rental histories, landlord, and utility debt histories for potential tenants
- Visibility and transparency in a rules-based, advanced technology model
- SkipWatch® scan with more automated fraud solutions
- Award-winning customer service available 7 days a week
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Residential Income Verification
A secure, user-friendly interface makes income verification a snap. Getting income information from prospective tenants is a good practice. Even better? Verifying their income. RightIncome™ serves up the vital income data while keeping it simple for both property managers and tenants to use.
Residential Identity Verification
An important component of resident screening, RightID™ uses government-issued IDs and applicant selfies to flag potential inconsistencies in the applicant’s identity. Leverage a convenient, mobile workflow – typically completed in under 2 minutes. Start Today!
- 95% of management companies have difficulties identifying and preventing fraud due to time constraints and lack of training on the ever-changing sophistication of “bad actor” methods.1
- 73% of fraud detected by property managers in the past two years was identified late – after move-in.2
1Forrester Study: Misunderstanding and Inconsistency: The State of Fraud in the Rental Housing Industry
2 Fraud Isn’t Jut Growing – It’s Changing (TransUnion.com)
Supplement your tenant background checks with support for tenant collections. When we search credit history, you have the option to select credit reports from any or all major bureaus, giving you the option to view credit bureau data for your applicants.
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