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Resident Screening

Reduce expenses and protect your portfolio by selecting the applicants that best fit your rental criteria!

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Your Decision Based on Objective, Reliable Data

Turn your properties into the assets they are meant to be by substantially reducing your liabilities with qualified renters who meet with the standards outlined in your rental criteria. With objective, reliable data, you can unveil major and minor red flags you wouldn’t have originally caught, like a history of late rental payments. By consistently reviewing objective information about applicants and applying your written rental standards, you reduce the risk to your properties, communities, and cashflow.

As housing laws across the country make operating rental properties more challenging, CIC will help you find a healthy, legal balance between helping applicants find a home while mitigating risks. Using consistent rental criteria paired with CIC’s objective, data-based resident screening is one of the best ways you can confidently protect your business when filling vacancies.

Objective

Reduce your liabilities by making decisions about whether to approve or deny applicants that is fact-based and backed by a trustworthy consumer reporting agency – CIC.

Reliable

CIC has over 30 years of experience so you can rely on the information in CIC reports to be highly accurate and trustworthy when reviewing your applicants’ credit and background checks.

Fast

Every day your property sits vacant is a day you’re losing money! CIC helps to expedite your applicant review process by providing reports for you within only a few seconds.

How You Benefit from Fast, Accurate Resident Screening

Property Management Companies

As the gatekeepers for multiple properties, property management companies like yours are responsible for maximizing cashflow through high retention rates and minimal vacancy times. Selecting the perfect residents for your communities is of the upmost importance, and quality resident screening is the cornerstone to achieving this. Quality resident screening empowers properties with excellent, vetted credit, criminal and eviction data in record time. This makes it easier for your team to reduce the risk for you and your owner clients through informed data and fill those vacancies faster than ever.

With CIC, you can build up your communities with The Power of Decision and minimize the risk of leasing discrimination claims. CIC offers a solution to combine your tailored rental criteria with CIC’s powerful data solutions to ensure each of your property’s standards are being applied equally, every time.

Single-Family Rental Property Owners

Guard your investment properties from troublemaker tenants with your first line of defense – resident screening. By investing in resident screening, you protect your properties and your wallet from property damages, evictions, and other renter nightmares down the line. Accurate, high-quality, and legally compliant background check information on your renters can provide a more complete look into whether your applicants are the right fit for your property.

CIC understands that independent rental property owners value fast, accurate resident screening to fill their vacancies faster. That’s why we created our sister site, ApplyConnect, specifically for owners like you. ApplyConnect offers the same great resident screening data, completely online and within seconds. Landlords have the option to take on the cost of reports, or have their applicants pay, giving you the power of resident screening at no cost.

Apartment Associations

Add a profitable revenue stream that supports your association by partnering with CIC to help your members receive fast, accurate, and reliable resident screening. Apartment associations are an essential resource for the rental housing industry that property operators look to for support and resources to help manage their businesses successfully. Resident screening is an essential part of any successful property management portfolio, and associations have a unique opportunity to offer guidance and tools for how to effectively screen applicants.

Create a win-win by partnering with CIC to provide your members with The Power of Decision and generate an additional revenue stream for the association. CIC offers a referral program that returns a percentage of profits generated by members back to the association each month. Enhance your offers for members and increase your revenue for the association!

Public Housing Authorities

Public housing authorities are indispensable sources of safe, affordable housing to low-income families, seniors, and disabled individuals. You put your resident’s safety first by ensuring your communities are a secure and violence-free environment for the most vulnerable renters to thrive in. CIC helps housing authorities in counties like yours determine whether applicants are suitable for residence in their owned and/or manage communities, if they participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, or qualify for home-ownership programs through customizable background checks. Maximize your budget with CIC’s affordable and fast resident screening solutions that include in-depth, manual county court searches for the most up-to-date criminal background checks.

Software Providers

Help businesses make intelligent decisions with your software using the highest quality data solutions. CIC offers the largest database of eviction public records, nationwide coverage of criminal records, social security number tracing. All of this information paired with our uniquely one-of-a-kind Regulatory Matrix helps ensure local data restrictions are being adhered to. Partnering with CIC provides you and your clients with data at lightning fast speeds that you can truly rely on.

Data Solutions

tenant screening credit reportsGet a credit report directly from your choice of credit bureau, Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion. Each report comes complete with VantageScore or FICO* credit score, tradelines, address history, fraud search, and more. As an added benefit, RentBureau’s RentReveal rent payment history report is included with every Experian credit report at no additional cost.

* FICO available by request at an additional cost.

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tenant screening eviction recordsTake advantage of the largest nationwide eviction database with 36+ million records available – with no duplicates! Each eviction search looks for past court actions, unlawful detainers, monetary judgements, court-ordered possession, and property damage claims.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

tenant screening criminal reportReview if your applicant has a criminal past that may pose a risk to your property or community with our nationwide criminal history search. Each background check searches for felonies, sex offenses, wants & warrants, and more. Plus, CIC’s nationwide criminal database searches for alternative names (or aliases) applicants may have used.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

automated rental decisionReduce liabilities and expedite the leasing process by applying each of your property’s written rental criteria automatically on every report. CIC will apply your criteria to every applicant you request a credit and background check for, providing you with an easy Approved, Denied, or Conditional rental recommendation that will keep your leasing staff consistent with the company’s criteria.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

Software Solutions

CICTotal Manager

Manage your entire portfolio in one all-inclusive, online property management software. Our trademark resident screening is built into CICTotal Manager, alongside full accounting (with income & expense tracking), secure payment processing, property website builder and marketing tools.

ready2apply cic online rental apps

Online Rental Apps

Engage modern online renters with Ready2Apply, CIC’s inexpensive online rental application solution. With Ready2Apply, rental applicants are able to apply, submit online application payments, e-sign, and complete the resident screening process from the comfort of their home. You can take advantage of having your lease uploaded to save time with double-entry after approving applicants by having their information automatically populate the lease documents.

tenant screening integration

Software Interfaces

Keep screening simple by having our resident screening built-in to your existing property management software. CIC proudly integrates with top property management software to provide you the most reliable resident screening reports wherever it’s most convenient for you.

Resident Screening Packages

Credit Report

Full credit report from your choice of Bureau

CrossNet Profile

A credit report with nationwide eviction history

* Experian RentBureau RentReveal® report included for free on Experian Credit Reports

CrossNet Complete

Credit, Eviction and Criminal all in one!

CrossNet Decision

Your Rental Criteria Applied for a Decision!
Best Value!

The CIC Commitment

Since 1986 Contemporary Information Corp. (CIC) has been committed and passionate to delivering the highest quality data solutions. It’s our vision to create the power of decision through intelligent solutions. All of our data solutions are backed by a vigilant pursuit of perfection from our teams of FCRA certified researchers, compliance experts, software engineers, industry advocates, and visionaries focused on the future of data analytics. When you work with CIC you don’t just get a vendor – you get a partner.

See What Clients Have to Say!

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Resident Screening

rental housing tenant screening

Reduce expenses and protect your portfolio by selecting the applicants that best fit your rental criteria!

Your Decision Based on Objective, Reliable Data

tenant screening objective data

Turn your properties into the assets they are meant to be by substantially reducing your liabilities with qualified renters who meet with the standards outlined in your rental criteria. With objective, reliable data, you can unveil major and minor red flags you wouldn’t have originally caught, like a history of late rental payments. By consistently reviewing objective information about applicants and applying your written rental standards, you reduce the risk to your properties, communities, and cashflow.

As housing laws across the country make operating rental properties more challenging, CIC will help you find a healthy, legal balance between helping applicants find a home while mitigating risks. Using consistent rental criteria paired with CIC’s objective, data-based resident screening is one of the best ways you can confidently protect your business when filling vacancies.

Objective

Reduce your liabilities by making decisions about whether to approve or deny applicants that is fact-based and backed by a trustworthy consumer reporting agency – CIC.

Reliable

CIC has over 30 years of experience so you can rely on the information in CIC reports to be highly accurate and trustworthy when reviewing your applicants’ credit and background checks.

Fast

Every day your property sits vacant is a day you’re losing money! CIC helps to expedite your applicant review process by providing reports for you within only a few seconds.

How You Benefit from Fast, Accurate Resident Screening

Property Management Companies

As the gatekeepers for multiple properties, property management companies like yours are responsible for maximizing cashflow through high retention rates and minimal vacancy times. Selecting the perfect residents for your communities is of the upmost importance, and quality resident screening is the cornerstone to achieving this. Quality resident screening empowers properties with excellent, vetted credit, criminal and eviction data in record time. This makes it easier for your team to reduce the risk for you and your owner clients through informed data and fill those vacancies faster than ever.

With CIC, you can build up your communities with The Power of Decision and minimize the risk of leasing discrimination claims. CIC offers a solution to combine your tailored rental criteria with CIC’s powerful data solutions to ensure each of your property’s standards are being applied equally, every time.

Single-Family Rental Property Owners

Guard your investment properties from troublemaker tenants with your first line of defense – resident screening. By investing in resident screening, you protect your properties and your wallet from property damages, evictions, and other renter nightmares down the line. Accurate, high-quality, and legally compliant background check information on your renters can provide a more complete look into whether your applicants are the right fit for your property.

CIC understands that independent rental property owners value fast, accurate resident screening to fill their vacancies faster. That’s why we created our sister site, ApplyConnect, specifically for owners like you. ApplyConnect offers the same great resident screening data, completely online and within seconds. Landlords have the option to take on the cost of reports, or have their applicants pay, giving you the power of resident screening at no cost.

Apartment Associations

Add a profitable revenue stream that supports your association by partnering with CIC to help your members receive fast, accurate, and reliable resident screening. Apartment associations are an essential resource for the rental housing industry that property operators look to for support and resources to help manage their businesses successfully. Resident screening is an essential part of any successful property management portfolio, and associations have a unique opportunity to offer guidance and tools for how to effectively screen applicants.

Create a win-win by partnering with CIC to provide your members with The Power of Decision and generate an additional revenue stream for the association. CIC offers a referral program that returns a percentage of profits generated by members back to the association each month. Enhance your offers for members and increase your revenue for the association!

Public Housing Authorities

Public housing authorities are indispensable sources of safe, affordable housing to low-income families, seniors, and disabled individuals. You put your resident’s safety first by ensuring your communities are a secure and violence-free environment for the most vulnerable renters to thrive in. CIC helps housing authorities in counties like yours determine whether applicants are suitable for residence in their owned and/or manage communities, if they participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, or qualify for home-ownership programs through customizable background checks. Maximize your budget with CIC’s affordable and fast resident screening solutions that include in-depth, manual county court searches for the most up-to-date criminal background checks.

Software Providers

Help businesses make intelligent decisions with your software using the highest quality data solutions. CIC offers the largest database of eviction public records, nationwide coverage of criminal records, social security number tracing. All of this information paired with our uniquely one-of-a-kind Regulatory Matrix helps ensure local data restrictions are being adhered to. Partnering with CIC provides you and your clients with data at lightning fast speeds that you can truly rely on.

Data Solutions

tenant screening credit reports

Credit Reports

Get a credit report directly from your choice of credit bureau, Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion. Each report comes complete with VantageScore or FICO* credit score, tradelines, address history, fraud search, and more. As an added benefit, RentBureau’s RentReveal rent payment history report is included with every Experian credit report at no additional cost. * FICO available by request at an additional cost.

tenant screening eviction records

Eviction Records

Take advantage of the largest nationwide eviction database with 36+ million records available – with no duplicates! Each eviction search looks for past court actions, unlawful detainers, monetary judgements, court-ordered possession, and property damage claims.

tenant screening criminal report

Criminal History

Review if your applicant has a criminal past that may pose a risk to your property or community with our nationwide criminal history search. Each background check searches for felonies, sex offenses, wants & warrants, and more. Plus, CIC’s nationwide criminal database searches for alternative names (or aliases) applicants may have used.

automated rental decision

MyDecision Rental Recommendation

Reduce liabilities and expedite the leasing process by applying each of your property’s written rental criteria automatically on every report. CIC will apply your criteria to every applicant you request a credit and background check for, providing you with an easy Approved, Denied, or Conditional rental recommendation that will keep your leasing staff consistent with the company’s criteria.

Software Solutions

CICTotal Manager Software

Manage your entire portfolio in one all-inclusive, online property management software. Our trademark resident screening is built into CICTotal Manager, alongside full accounting (with income & expense tracking), secure payment processing, property website builder and marketing tools.

ready2apply cic online rental apps

Ready2Apply
Rental Applications

Engage modern online renters with Ready2Apply, CIC’s inexpensive online rental application solution. With Ready2Apply, rental applicants are able to apply, submit online application payments, e-sign, and complete the resident screening process from the comfort of their home. You can take advantage of having your lease uploaded to save time with double-entry after approving applicants by having their information automatically populate the lease documents.

tenant screening integration

Software Interfaces

Keep screening simple by having our resident screening built-in to your existing property management software. CIC proudly integrates with top property management software to provide you the most reliable resident screening reports wherever it’s most convenient for you.

Resident Screening Packages

Credit Report

Full credit report from your choice of Bureau

CrossNet Profile

A credit report with nationwide eviction history

CrossNet Complete

Credit, Eviction and Criminal all in one!

CrossNet Decision

Your Rental Criteria Applied for a Decision
Best Value!

* Experian RentBureau RentReveal® report included for free on Experian Credit Reports

The CIC Commitment

Since 1986 Contemporary Information Corp. (CIC) has been committed and passionate to delivering the highest quality data solutions. It’s our vision to create the power of decision through intelligent solutions. All of our data solutions are backed by a vigilant pursuit of perfection from our teams of FCRA certified researchers, compliance experts, software engineers, industry advocates, and visionaries focused on the future of data analytics. When you work with CIC you don’t just get a vendor – you get a partner.

See What Clients Have to Say!

Contact CIC!