Property Management Tips

Avoid Legal Restrictions In Your Resident Screening To Protect Yourself In the Industry

The rental housing industry is always changing. Even if current craziness was off the table, there were still rapid movements that made the laws vastly different from one coast to another. In California many things could be a protected class from hair color to clothing choices, while in New York City looking at eviction records

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How to Know the Data in your Resident Screening is Legal to Use

With rental housing laws constantly changing this way and that, becoming more complex and restrictive, picking an applicant within those laws gets complicated very quickly.  How is one person meant to keep up with every law shift, with every change differing from county laws to state-wide or Federal? It’s hard! That’s why we’re doing our

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How to Prevent Rental Application Fraud from Costing You A Lot of Money

How to Prevent Rental Application Fraud from Costing You A Lot of Money

According to Maslow’s hierarchy, finding shelter is one of those needs that people will do anything to meet. Everyone needs a place to lay their head and that vacant property looks pretty appetizing. Despite ‘everyone needing a place,’ not everyone meets the basic criteria needed to protect your property. The less ideal of an applicant,

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Can You Ask Someone Why They Lost Their Job in 2020?

When looking through piles of resumes, searching for the perfect person to fit your team, you have an image in your mind. They are experienced: specifically, someone who has worked in the rental housing industry before. They have a driver’s license, so they can get to all the properties with relative ease. They’re energetic, with

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The CDC’s FAQ Says More About How to File for Eviction

It seems like rental housing laws pop up in the blink of an eye. Since the sweat-inducing rental housing laws proposed in August, we’ve got plenty of updates. There are more answers to the industry’s most pressing questions surrounding the CDC’s eviction moratorium, and there are new state-specific changes regarding unlawful detainer forms, eviction appeals,

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