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Credit/background checks (by JKJ [MA]) Mar 12, 2019 3:45 PM
       Credit/background checks (by Johnny B. [MA]) Mar 12, 2019 4:02 PM
       Credit/background checks (by Still Learning [NH]) Mar 12, 2019 4:22 PM
       Credit/background checks (by JKJ [MA]) Mar 12, 2019 4:53 PM
       Credit/background checks (by Johnny B. [MA]) Mar 12, 2019 6:00 PM
       Credit/background checks (by razorback_tim [AR]) Mar 12, 2019 6:02 PM
       Credit/background checks (by moby [IN]) Mar 12, 2019 8:00 PM
       Credit/background checks (by moby [IN]) Mar 12, 2019 8:01 PM
       Credit/background checks (by myob [GA]) Mar 13, 2019 4:05 AM
       Credit/background checks (by Steve [MA]) Mar 13, 2019 6:18 AM
       Credit/background checks (by J [FL]) Mar 13, 2019 7:00 AM
       Credit/background checks (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Mar 13, 2019 9:01 AM
       Credit/background checks (by JKJ [MA]) Mar 13, 2019 2:38 PM
       Credit/background checks (by myob [GA]) Mar 13, 2019 3:09 PM
       Credit/background checks (by Gene [OH]) Mar 13, 2019 7:10 PM

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Credit/background checks (by JKJ [MA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 3:45 PM
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Iím sure almost all, if not everyone does some form of credit, background, and eviction checks. My question is does anyone use the credit, background, and past eviction check site listed at the top of this site? If so how do you like it? Is it user friendly, and through? What donít you like about it? If you donít use it what 1 do you use instead and why do you prefer it. --71.248.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by Johnny B. [MA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 4:02 PM
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I donít use this sites credit check, but you should be using masscourts .org to check eviction. --24.147.xx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 4:22 PM
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I use it. Easy to use after being inspected. You get a full trans union credit report. Iím not sure N.H. eviction/criminal appear. I believe you have to get that from each individual court. There is no centralized reporting in NH --24.61.xxx.xx




Credit/background checks (by JKJ [MA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 4:53 PM
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To Johnny B. [MA]. What court do you search in to look for past eviction, Iíve never used masscourts.org. Do you look under housing court, then what do you do search each county individually? Any instruction you could give would be greatly appreciated. --71.248.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by Johnny B. [MA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 6:00 PM
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JKJ - correct, select housing court and search each court division separately (there are 6 for housing court). I also search the district court locations that are in my area. Tenant issues can also end up in district court. The site is a great resource for screening. The only downside is when you are trying to research someone with a common name. Aside from actually going to the court house, Iím not aware of any ways to more accurately search common names. --24.147.xx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by razorback_tim [AR]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 6:02 PM
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I have used the reports from this site for many years and am very happy with the service. --70.178.x.xx




Credit/background checks (by moby [IN]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 8:00 PM
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I use the service on this site, I like it seems accurate. The evictions are hit or miss. Use your local courts for that. It is not user friendly, the login is flaky, because you go thru 2 sites to get there I think. --68.60.xxx.xx




Credit/background checks (by moby [IN]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2019 8:01 PM
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I need to add that customer service is great if you need them though!!! --68.60.xxx.xx




Credit/background checks (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 4:05 AM
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We've been using this site for years. We use to use a company called Tenant tr***** but found this site had more info. Before I claim this SITE as my favorite puppy let me say this. YOU need to combine your info. Toady's applicants are more tricky than ever. We recently came across a site on Cregs lists that would make several pay stubs for you and use your town and area to fabricate them. Cost 35.00.

For us we start with a court records check civil and than criminal. Next close inspection of their DV license. We use the address on the license to verify, through county records, where that address was and who owned it--. Someone applying for rental is almost always renting already. So the address is critical. Should everything check we than do the report and meld that into our decision. If the prelim stuff checks out the credit report will validate that.

AGAIN you have to work at it. It doesn't grow in the back yard and u just pick it. --99.103.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 6:18 AM
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JKJ, to add to what Johnny B said make sure you check the district & housing courts in all of the areas that they list as previous addresses on their applications as well as any addresses that show up on their credit report. --96.237.xx.xx




Credit/background checks (by J [FL]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 7:00 AM
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I use another another service, that I encountered before I'd ever heard of this site. --72.188.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 9:01 AM
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I use this site and I like it well enough. My only issue is that I have never had any applicant come back with anything, not even a traffic ticket, on the criminal background check, so I question how good that part of it is.

I had a company I liked a lot better, but there was an annual fee that they raised to a point that it was much too expensive for me with my minimal number of credit reports that I run.

There are years when I don't have any vacancies and can't justify several hundred dollars in membership fees.

That company would even catch expunged records on their criminal check. --98.146.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by JKJ [MA]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 2:38 PM
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Myob [GA] I know what you mean by you have to work at it, you canít just pick it up in the back yard. I had a couple looking to rent here a little while back, Credit report was very good, I had a friend run his name in MA for a criminal record and all came back good there, his references were good, his boss though, he talked this guy up like no tomorrow on how great of a guy he is and just went into way to much info I felt trying to ďconvince meĒ he was a great guy. but something about the guy, I canít put my finger on it , but I just didnít like something about him. Iím sure you guys/gals have just had a feeling about someone before you didnít like and didnít know why. My wife said Iím just paranoid. Well I dug deeper and found he held a plumbing license in RI, then from that found a RI address of his. He didnít list on his application that he had ever lived in RI. So I checked RI and ding ding ding. He had multiple arrests, drug arrest, warrants for failure to pay child support, warrants for felony larceny. And actually was arrested on a warrant a week or so before the showing. --71.248.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 3:09 PM
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As a LL you get the Gibbs gut feelings (from the NCIS show) JKJ MA let us all applaud you..... that's exactly what i'm saying you get a feeling.

I can't say HOW many times I've said to myself-- oh these people are the ones--- so many times it's embarrassing to admit and then get my hopes all dashed to heck when you find arrest after arrest and eviction after eviction-- they- tenants learn to lie very well. As a LL you have to whatever it take to root those lies out. --99.103.xxx.xxx




Credit/background checks (by Gene [OH]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2019 7:10 PM
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I use the credit check site advertised here and have been happy with the credit checks. I try to do my own criminal history checks before I run the credit checks. If I can't access the criminal history or am unsure I also run the criminal history check. I haven't had anything come back on the criminal history yet because I catch most of them on my own before I run a credit check. --99.165.xx.xxx



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