Tenant Background Check Tips

Mar 21, 2012 Matt Roesly

Apartment owners and property managers handling large numbers of rental units constantly face the hassle and risks posed by unpaid rent, criminal behavior, and other adverse circumstances. Dealing with these problems is inevitable, particularly

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Security Deposit Alternatives: What are the options?

Jan 11, 2012 Matt Roesly

As a landlord traditional security deposits aren’t the only solution for protecting yourself and your property from accidental damage and unpaid rent.  There are security deposit alternatives to consider for replacing a traditional

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DOT Compliance: How to run a background check on a commercial driver

Nov 01, 2011 Matt Roesly

The Department of Transportation requires that a commercial driver background check be conducted on all new drivers.  The DOT requires verification of three years of employment immediately preceding the driver's current application for

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Tenant Screening: Best Practices for Avoiding Landlord Nightmares

Oct 03, 2011 Matt Roesly

Currently more people than ever are renting their residential properties. More people than ever are learning that it’s not easy to be a landlord. More people than ever are discovering the nightmares of being a landlord. If you have a

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10 Most Common Landlord Legal Pitfalls - And How to Avoid Them

Sep 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

Renting out property, especially residential apartments, presents its own unique legal challenges. Here are ten examples of common mistakes landlords might run into:   1. Failing to regularly check for health and safety, and for hazardous

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