Posts Tagged ‘screening’

Run Credit Checks For Only $9.95/Check (With Scores And No Annual Fees!)

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

You Can Join the Ontario Landlords Association for a Low One-Time Registration Fee and Start Running Equifax Credit Checks for Only $9.95/Check (No annual fees) To Find Great Tenants! 

With the current crisis going on it’s more important than ever for landlords to carefully screen your tenants. This always includes running a credit check to make sure your potential renters have a history of paying their bills.

When you join our landlord community you get multiple tools for you to succeed during good times and bad. For over a decade the Ontario Landlords Association has been helping small landlords succeed and getting our voice heard at last.

We also want to help tenants and want to have great communication between parties and a “win win” approach. The is why we have our Pay Your Rent Campaign where we encourage tenants to cooperate with their landlord.

Make Sure A Credit Check Is Part Of Your Screening Process

We were the first organization to promote credit checks for small landlords in Canada. We started this over a decade ago! Our partners are very reputable and you can run a check at discounted rates.

There Are Lots Of Great Tenants Out There Looking For a Great Landlord

Make sure running a credit check is part of your screening. And only for discounted prices  with no annual fees or hidden costs!

JOIN THE OLA FOR HUGE DISCOUNTS

When kindness doesn’t pay (Part 1)

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Why Landlords Must Protect Themselves From Their Own Good Intentions

June 1st, 2011

My tenants gave notice to move and I began showing the property to prospective new tenants.  One family came and were immediately interested.  Nancy, Teddy and their young daughter seemed very nice.  I was happy when she told me the “loved the place” as soon as they walked in.  I had the place looking good and it felt nice when they commented how beautiful it was. Nancy told me “You should have seen some of the places we looked at – they were awful!”  They said they wanted the place. (more…)

Top 10 List: Tenant Screening

Thursday, September 10th, 2009
  • Have the prospective tenant complete and sign a tenant application
  • Check Photo I.D. for all adult applicants
  • Credit checks on all adult applicants (any recent judgements?)
    Address and history match what was provided on the application?
  • References: Verify through Land Registry for “real landlord”
  • If they are local, drive by their current residence for a peek
  • Take Photos of the Unit Before they move in
  • Full Unit Inspection – Tenants Must Sign off
  • First and Last – No Personal Cheques, Guaranteed Funds Only!
  • Utilities in Tenants’ Name (where applicable) or no Key!