Before you screen potential renters, you should have a set of requirements each renter must meet to help you make an objective decision about who to lease your property to. Keep in mind, there are local and federal laws you also must adhere to when screening applicants and selecting a renter.
Determining what qualifies a renter as good can vary from one location or landlord to the next. As a general rule of thumb, they should be in good financial standing, have a good credit score, and a good rental history. Some red flags may include past evictions or poor credit.
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