Throughout my life, I have lived in quite a few different places and have rented from many different landlords. Some of the relationships were good, professional and productive. There were, however, the tough, dishonest and unsavory interactions between me and my landlord.
I started renting when I was young and went in blind, not knowing exactly what to expect. I walked into lease agreements that were impossible to honor and had to deal with landlords that wouldn’t repair any of the problems that arose. If I had been lucky enough to use a tool like Tenantifycom, a lot of the difficulty and heartache would have been easily avoided. Now that I am older and looking to purchase my own home and possibly another property, the table has turned and I may become the landlord. Tenantify.com takes a lot of the worry and guess work out of establishing a successful rental agreement.
There are 4 basic steps to be aware of to help establish a good tenant-landlord relationship and here they are:
A tenant and a landlord are both human just like the rest of us. By, developing a casual business relationship, it makes it so much easier to approach any dilemma or problem that may arise before or during the rental time period. When I had personal issues with my landlord it made it difficult to get them to take care of, say, a leaking faucet or a problem with the air conditioner. I learned that it makes life so much easier on both the tenant and the landlord when a business relationship with respective boundaries is established. When the landlord is happy, the tenant is happy and vice versa. So, go ahead, get to know the ones that cash that monthly rent check.
2. Background Check and Rental History
Getting to know your landlord or tenant is essential in creating a good relationship that is problem free and productive. Of course, you can only get to know so much from what people will share. A background check and a rental history is a good way to see how responsible a person. Finding out if someone has a criminal background really does give insight into what kind of activities they are involved in as well as how responsibly they handle the situation. Also, retrieving information from past renters and tenants gives insight as to whether there was a pattern of late or short payments, how often they required repairs, damage that was done to the unity, etc. No one wants to be involved in a business relationship with someone that is a repeat offender or a continuously late payer.
3. Employment Verification
Employment verification makes sense as a requirement for a tenant to qualify to rent. If they are not employed, then how are they planning to pay the bills and rent. For landlords, trying to verify employment can be tricky, but with Tenantify.com, it makes the process much easier. Free to landlords, tenantify.com will gather employment information about a prospective tenant and gather the verification needed to ensure the landlord that the information provided is accurate and honest. It doesn’t hurt to get a second look to make sure that someone isn’t trying to throw us a fast one.
4. Income Verification
Much like employment verification, verifying a person’s income is highly important in a tenant/landlord relationship. Majority of people work and hold jobs to pay the bills, but there are some that receive money using other facets. Tenantify.com gathers bank account information securely from the prospective renter and verifies through the bank that the information is correct and thorough. With that information a tenant, as well as the landlord, can be comfortable in knowing that it is secure and safe through the tenantify.com website.
Finding a new home to rent can be difficult and pretty stressful. But, by preparing yourself and knowing what is to be expected, it makes it a bit easier. Information about your finances and employment isn’t something we all really want to share, but Tenantify.com is secure and the information is used only for verification purposes and nothing else. Whether you are a renter or tenant looking for a new place or a landlord trying to find an ideal tenant, following a few simple tips and informing ourself, a rental agreement can be a very fruitful relationship for both parties involved.
This post is sponsored by Tenantify.com and written by me. All statements and opinions are 100% my own.