The information on a standard rental application is entirely supplied by the applicant. That means you cannot afford to take everything at face value. For example, if an applicant claims they earn $15,000/month in income, it is your responsibility to ensure accuracy.
There’s no getting past it; when looking for that perfect tenant, you need to go through the rental application process. When you look through lease applications on behalf of the landlord, you are responsible for vetting and properly screening applicants.
When you’re renting out property, at some point you will be sending out applications. Applicants need to fill them out. But why do you need one? For a safer renting process, you can review finished rental applications and make an informed decision on picking prospective tenants.
When looking through rental applications, sometimes you have no choice but to reject someone. Whether it be because of their credit score, eviction report, or something else, it can be tough to figure out how to send out a denied rental application letter.
So, you want to learn more about fire safety. In California, one of your major concerns are fires, so it’s normal to be concerned about property damage and the safety of your tenants.
On the topic of fires, there are many things to keep in mind: renter's insurance, fire safety procedures, and how to protect properties in a fire.
You wouldn’t let a stranger borrow a high-value item you possessed, so why would you let one live in your property? Obviously, these are two different scenarios, which is why it’s important to collect a standard rental application for any prospective tenant interested in your property.
As a landlord, it’s normal procedure to ask potential tenants to fill out a rental application. After all you are renting out property to them and they are essentially strangers to you. Because of this, it’s also common to run background checks on potential tenants.
Believe it or not, there is a difference between a pet, service animal, and an emotional support animal. According to the Fair Housing Act, landlords are required to make the appropriate accommodations to tenants who require “service and emotional support animals” to function on a day-to-day basis.
November 11th, 2018
As of Sunday November 11th, there are three major fires currently ablaze in California.
In an effort to provide relief for those victimized by the fire's fury, RentSpree will again be waiving application fees for victims who need to rent property as a result of forced evacuation and/or property damage from the fires.