It has been a common problem that most landlords rent their property to the wrong people. Without proper background checking, we cannot tell if someone is eligible or not. And as a matter of fact, credit record is no longer enough for checking. We need criminal checking. Several tips can be applied to start it.
- First, come to the authorization like the police department. They do have all records of their citizens there. You can find out if they like to drunken drive their car, or if they have even more dangerous history. Sometimes, you will not get detail. But you can try by mentioning your purpose of getting the information.
- Second, when police department is hard to persuade, as always, we can try to investigate. We can come to your tenant closer people like family and friends or maybe colleagues at the office. Do it secretly so they will be willing to give even the oddest information. However, this can be hard sometimes, because several people tend to be really individual and their closest people even do not know much about them. It can be tricky for people from outside the country as well. Most methods we do our selves are tricky enough.
- However, we can try the third tips, contact professional. Sometimes, this step is necessary. Professional has the entire access, tools, and methods to get the information we need. Of course, they cannot give you all like professional detective, but they know enough for landlords. Several companies like My Smart Move are highly recommended to help. We practically cuts time and energy in gathering information and are still able to make the best and logical decision. Plus, this solution is a lot faster in getting result.
So try those tips, and make best decision for your property and your tenant choice.