Posts Tagged ‘Employment’

a woman filling out a rental application in front of an eager landlord.

Breaking Down the Rental Application Process

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Renting your first apartment is one of the biggest milestones of your adult life. Whether you’re coming straight from your parents’ house or transitioning from the dorms, this is certainly a big step towards becoming independent and learning how to make it on your own. But before any of that happens, you’ll have to fill […] read more

Close-up of a hand filling out a criminal background check request.

What Does a Tenant Background Check Cover?

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Tenant background checks make up a perfectly normal part of the rental process. Whether you’re signing a long-term lease or just a month-to-month agreement, most landlords will want to know if you’re trustworthy, financially stable, and free of a criminal past before agreeing to take you in. read more

Two Situations a Landlord May Request a Letter of Employment

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While a credit check is usually enough, a landlord might require a letter of employment. While this may be an uncommon practice, a landlord might require additional information regarding income. He has the right to be sure monthly rent can be paid punctually. There are two main reasons why a landlord might require a letter […] read more