by Remy Lacanaria
Posted on 2019-08-27 20:17:01
As a landlord, you have the freedom and allowed to choose the right tenant to occupy your rental property and make decisions based on legal business reasons.
Finding the right tenant for your rental property is not that easy. You have to consider certain factors to give you a better chance to find the most qualified applicants or prospective tenants before you could finally accept them as your residents.
It would be better to conduct property screening to applicants first before you make any decision. By screening an applicant, it will help protects you, your property, and the local community while adhering to the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The purpose of screening an applicant is to evaluate the probability that tenant can manage to follow the terms of the lease or rental agreement and helps you determine whether or not they are responsible enough to make rental payments.
Ways to find the right tenants:
The landlord may ask a standard set of questions to ask their prospective tenants who are interested to view the property. This may be considered the first step of the screening process. So, here are some of the few screening questions to be asked so you can evaluate their potential as a renter: