As a landlord, you want the absolute best tenants that you can find. Our goal for you is to minimize risk and maximize profit. We provide tenant screening services and packages that will allow you to make the best tenant decisions. By using our vast network of resources we guarantee high-quality service with fast turnaround times. Let us help give you peace of mind about those that are renting your properties.
- Tenant Assured
Tenant Assured provides actionable intelligence derived from tens of millions of landlord tenant records, the largest compilation of its kind, delivering critical information not available through credit reports alone. Tenant Assured leverages a highly-sophisticated, proprietary heuristic matching engine technology and examines billions of name and address history records to develop a complete picture of an individual’s historical residential leasing behaviors, including past court actions, unlawful detainers, monetary judgments, a court ordered possession (evictions) and property damage claims. Turnaround time is instant.
- SS Scan and National Criminal Pointer
Provides names, addresses, date of birth, and aliases, including maiden names as revealed by our SS Scan. All discovered name variations are then automatically searched through our high-speed, multi-jurisdictional data repository. Per the FCRA, when using reports for employment permissible purposes, this search is only used as a locator search to provide locations of possible records and not the actual case information (must be verified). VeriCorp verifies any hits to complete this report. Combines multiple reports into one unique search. An extensive report that includes an instant multi-state search of criminal records. This search accesses over 400 databases and 200 million files containing criminal records from participating:
- State Repositories and Archives
- County Courthouses
- Administrative Office of the Court Records
- Sex-Offender Registries
- Department of Corrections (DOC) Files
- Traffic Violations and Infractions Involving Warrants
This report should not be the sole source of criminal information
Turnaround Time: Instant unless a criminal record is returned, the proofing process will take an average 1 business day.
- Tenant Credit with Credit Score
The Tenant Credit Report is an excellent way of determining the applicant’s previous payment history with other creditors. This information is gathered from the database of TransUnion, one of the largest credit reporting repositories in the USA. The report will show the credit payment pattern for the creditors the applicant has done business with, paid and unpaid collection accounts, monetary judgments, Federal and state tax liens, bankruptcies, and inquiry information. The FICO® Credit Score is a quick method for determining the applicant’s likelihood of paying their rent on a timely basis. T The FCRA specifies that credentials and an onsite inspection of the client’s business address must take place in order to obtain credit reporting information on prospective tenants. The inspection requires a one-time onsite inspection fee. Turnaround time is instant. Turnaround time is instant.
- County Criminal
We utilize a team of researchers to access criminal records directly from the nearly 3200 county courthouses throughout the country based upon the counties you request. Rather than using an aggregate criminal database, we use public access terminals at the courthouse or “hand pulled” criminal searches to directly examine county criminal felony and/or misdemeanor court records. Property managers should request the County Criminal Search for all counties the applicant has lived, worked, or attended school for the past 7 years. Based upon the applicant’s address history from the SSN Search, the County Criminal Search is considered the most accurate and comprehensive criminal background search. Some counties charge an access fee, which will be added to the cost of the report. Average Turnaround Time is 1-3 business days.
- Civil Records
These relate to non-criminal lawsuits by or against a person or company. County Civil courts are searching the Upper courts and are based on the dollar amount of the action. The dollar amounts will vary by state and/or county. Civil Search of court records for, but not limited to: Wrongful terminations, litigated worker’s compensation suits, personal injury suits, product liability suits, sexual harassment, fraud, embezzlement, judgments for nonpayment of goods, and litigation related to divorce, marriage and child custody and other civil actions. Federal Civil actions relate to Federal statutes and would include EEOC, EPA, Treasury or SEC fraud, Civil Rights, etc. Results are dependent upon exact name match. These reports will be primarily used by commercial property management companies. Turnaround time is 1-3 business days.
- State Repository
Accesses the statewide criminal repository for a given state, if available. Statewide Criminal Searches provide access to the public criminal records from the applicable state and may include felony, misdemeanor and/or traffic case information. The type of data and number of years of information will vary from state to state. It is important to know that not every county in a state reports at the state level, leaving voids. This report should not be the sole source of criminal information. Turnaround Time varies from state to state and averages 1-3 business days.
- Federal Criminal
Reports the records of crimes committed against Federal criminal laws. This information is not included on a county or statewide record, (i.e. bank robbery, interstate theft, kidnapping, etc.). This report is especially relevant for screening management and executive candidates for white-collar crimes. Federal Criminal results are name match only, and there are no additional identifiers available in these files
Turnaround Time: 1-3 days
- Employment Verification
VeriCorp’s staff will make a direct call to the applicant’s employer to verify dates of service, job title, job duties, performance, attendance, reason for leaving, rehire status and general comments. Average Turnaround Time is 1-3 days.
- Reference Verification
Relevant inquiries of personal or professional references, provided by the applicant, to obtain an assessment of your candidate.
Turnaround Time: 1-3 days
- MVR (Motor Vehicle Report)
Driving record, including offenses and citations, provided by the specified state in which the applicant holds a valid license. The data reported and the number of years included will vary slightly by state. Companies should order driving history reports for all employees who drive company or personal vehicles for business.
Turnaround Time: Varies state to state; the majority are instant
- Patriot with Terrorist Watch List
This service helps you meet federal Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identification requirements and helps impede terrorists by identifying individuals linked to terrorism or classified on government watch lists, improving compliance with the Patriot Act. An extensive report that includes information from the following data sources: Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons, OFAC Sanctioned Countries including Major Cities and Ports, Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories, Department of State Trade Control (DTC) Debarred Parties, U.S. Bureau of Industry & Security (formerly BXA), Unverified Entities List, Denied Entities List, Denied Persons List, FBI Most Wanted Terrorists and Seeking Information, FBI Top Ten Most Wanted, INTERPOL Most Wanted List, Bank of England Sanctions List, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI) – Canadian Sanctions List, United Nations Consolidated Sanctions List, Politically Exposed Persons List, European Union Terrorism List, and World Bank Ineligible Firms.
Turnaround Time: Instant
- Sex Offender - National
The national sex offender registry search is critical for professionals and volunteers who will interact with youth or work in childcare, education, healthcare and human services environments. The search includes sex offender registration records from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Guam & Puerto Rico. Please note that the types of crimes that require registration vary by state. Therefore, not all individuals convicted of a sex crime in one state may be included in another state’s registry.
Turnaround Time: 1 day