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  • Current and Former Addresses
  • Employment Confirmation 
  • Credit History (tradelines)
  • Credit Balances, Collections, Bankruptcies
  • Inquiries, Aliases, Tenant Records
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When to Pull a Credit Check on a Tenant?

The average Tenant credit score is 650, and the odds of getting a responsible tenant exceed 90%. However, when Landlords get Renters who pay late repeatedly, miss payments altogether, or damage the property beyond normal wear and tear, it can cost them an average of $11,000 per eviction. 

To attract and choose the right Renters, Landlords need a thorough, consistent, and reliable process to screen prospective new Tenants. Applying FrontLobby’s 7 Tenant Screening best practices can help Landlords lower their risk of a costly decision and feel confident about their incoming new Renters. Continue Reading

What is a Rental Credit Check?

A Rental Credit Check is typically used by a Landlord to evaluate a Renters likelihood to pay rent on time. They also reveal whether an applicant owes rent to any previous Landlords. 

Lending institutions, and Landlords, use your credit score to determine your credit worthiness. The idea is that the higher yor credit score, the more likely you are to pay your bills. In the lending world, this means it’s easier for you to get a loan, with a lower interest rate. In the world of renting, the higher your score the more favorably you’ll be viewed by Landlords. 

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What is Included on a Tenant Credit Report?

A Tenant Credit Report includes both credit score as well as an applicant’s financial history. A credit score is a numerical representation of a person’s credit risk at any given time. With Equifax, a credit score ranges from 300-850, and higher scores are viewed as more favorable. 

Landlords can find key pieces of financial information by performing a credit check on a Tenant during the Tenant Screening process, including, creditworthiness, typically based on credit score, payment history, outstanding loans, credit cards, or other debts, any accounts in collections as well as any public records, including bankruptcies and consumer proposals. 

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Jason R <br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">May 23rd, 2021 </span>
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May 23rd, 2021
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This will allow our great customers to build their credit score faster by paying rent in a timely manner during their tenancy. #propertymanagement #mb #realestate #bdnmb #multifamily
Candice R <br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">April 20th, 2022 </span>
Candice R
April 20th, 2022
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I'm asking my landlord to sign up for this currently!! I've been paying on time and in full for 3 years, I'd love it to go towards my credit score.
Bruce A<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">September 22nd, 2022 </span>
Bruce A
September 22nd, 2022
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Your services are admirable. FrontLobby provides a great service to any that might be lacking a credit record, and I would not hesitate to refer anyone to FrontLobby.
Kim C <br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">June 2nd, 2020 </span>
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June 2nd, 2020
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East Vista Management has recently implemented the services of FrontLobby to help tenants build their Tenant Record and the feedback has been incredible! #tenantrelations #creditrating
Sarah V<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">November 19th, 2021 </span>
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November 19th, 2021
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This is the best way to reward great tenants who pay their rent on time. This system is easy to use and is very effective at deterring non paying tenants.
Dainard Homes<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">May 11th, 2021 </span>
Dainard Homes
May 11th, 2021
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It has worked wonderfully for us, and our current tenants are excited to have their credit scores improving …. Former tenants paid their overdue amounts expeditiously ….
Tao Z<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">August 20th, 2022 </span>
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I was delighted that you guys have brought such a positive change to this industry to allow landlords and tenants to work together to build their great credit and future, while landlords feel much more secure.
Cory J<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">June 6th, 2022 </span>
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I've purchased a home and no longer rent.
Jeffery L<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">November 20th, 2021 </span>
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It totally works. A previous tenant paid the owing rent even though they have moved our as it is reported on their credit bureau.
Wyatt B<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">March 2nd, 2020 </span>
Wyatt B
March 2nd, 2020
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I am using this service and my tenants are all fans of having their rent reported to help build their credit. I haven't had any delinquent payments, but it certainly is an incentive for tenants to pay their rent.
Alex<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">May 25th, 2021 </span>
May 25th, 2021
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Thanks, it's already starting to work. The tenant reached out after disappearing for months.
Yoan<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">June 2nd, 2021 </span>
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I have subscribed to your service. I have seen an increase in my credit report the first months.
Sean M<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">March 6th, 2021 </span>
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March 6th, 2021
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I use it and love it. Since I added it to my tenants lease, they haven't been late once. Prior to this, they were late every month by roughly a week. God send!
Nikhil A<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">October 29th, 2022</span>
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I have built up a decent credit file by now that has enabled me to access all the credit I need. Thank you for your co-operation!
Bonnie W<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">January 31st, 2022</span>
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January 31st, 2022
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Intuitive platform for reporting lease payments (late as well as on time) plus easy to use tenant screening. This one package replaces two other subscriptions.
Douglas M<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">September 9th, 2022</span>
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September 9th, 2022
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One stop shop for screening and maintaining tenant financial responsibility.
Jagdeep G<br> <span style="font-size: 18px; line-height:15px; font-weight:300;">December 7th, 2022</span>
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December 7th, 2022
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I’m glad I signed up for FrontLobby as it made conducting background checks simple and automatic monthly rent reminders minimize rent payment issues.

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Landlord Credit Check FAQ

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We believe so, and so do our members.

We offer one of the first affordable Tenant credit checks that is delivered in under 5 minutes with all the information you need and none of the gimmicks.

Our Credit Checks for Landlords are a long-for Equifax credit report that include score. They also include all the other information you need to choose the right Tenant for your vacancy, you will find current and former addresses, employment confirmation, credit history (tradelines), credit balances, collections, bankruptcies, inquires, aliases and Tenant Records.

Yes, it’s perfectly legal for landlords to perform tenant credit checks on prospective tenants. However, landlords can only perform a credit check with an applicant’s consent. Landlords should be up-front with their requests to perform a credit check and obtain written consent.

To perform a credit check you will need the applicants full legal name, date of birth and current address. If the applicant has lived at their current address for less than 6 months, their previous address should be used. A SIN/SSN number should be added when available, but please note a consumer is not legally required to provide their SIN/SSN on their tenant application. Please enter as much information as possible and double check that everything is typed correctly, as the more information you can provide, the higher probability it is we can find the credit record.

For the most part these terms mean the same thing. You can read all about it in our help center here.

Tenant screening services are used by Landlords and Property Managers during the Tenant application process. Tenant screening typically includes rental references from previous Landlords, a Tenant background check, income and employment verification, and a Credit Report.

Through FrontLobby, housing providers of all sizes can screen applicants by performing a Credit Check. FrontLobby offers instantaneous, easy to read Equifax Credit Reports that include a credit score, current and former addresses, employement confirmation, credit history (tradelines), credit balances, collections, bankruptcies, and inquiries. When available, Credit Checks include a Landlord Credit Bureau Tenant Record which provides a verified rental payment history and the previous Landlords’ contact information that reported it.

Tenant screening services are available to Basic and Premium members, with pricing outlined on our Pricing Page. Before a Landlord can start Tenant screening, consent from a prospective Tenant is required, along with as a Tenant’s full name, date of birth and previous address.

FrontLobby’s Tenant screening service is trusted by Landlords and Property Managers who want an affordable, fast, easy to read Credit Report with no hidden fees, no mandatory subscription, and no added registration costs.

It is free and quick to create a FrontLobby account. FrontLobby provides an internal Recordkeeping platform with tools to report rental payments to Credit Bureaus, pull Credit Checks and recover debts.

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