December 29, 2017
The tenant screening process is your first and most important line of defense against the consequences of moving in the wrong tenants. With the uptick in eviction activity, proper screening can save you a significant amount of time and money down the road.
In addition to the increase in the number of evictions, more and more of those evictions are going to trial. Stephen Duringer, Esq., founder of the Duringer Law Group, one of the largest landlord tenant firms in California, specializing in tenant eviction advises his clients to screen prospective residents thoroughly, it is more important now than ever. His firm handles hundreds of evictions each month, including dozens of jury trials weekly, a marked increase over past years.