5 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Lenders and credit granters use your credit score to figure out how likely you are to pay them back. Lower credit scores mean a higher risk of not being paid on-time, which means higher rates or security deposits for you. Higher credit scores provide added confidence that you will responsibly pay your rent or bills

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California Criminal Records Under Attack

A bill aiming to restrict landlords’ and property managers’ ability to factor in criminal records in their resident screening has surfaced in California. Although still in committee, this assembly bill has the ability to change the Californian resident screening process by allowing criminal records to be reviewed only after a conditional offer has been made.

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The Differences in Resident and Employment Screening Reports

In the background screening world, there are sizable differences between employment screening and resident screening – yet both are commonly referred to by job applicants and rental applicants alike as background reports. So, what’s really behind your resident and employment reports? We’ve got all the answers on what makes these two consumer reports so different,

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