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Qualifying For An Apartment: Credit Reports

Qualifying For An Apartment: Credit Reports

  A credit check is one of the background checks a landlord or management company will run on a potential tenant before allowing them to lease an apartment.  It helps landlords mitigate their risk and ensure that you can pay rent and not damage their...

Renting 101: The Application

What is on the rental application when renting for an apartment? Well, the Texas Apartment Association gives a great explaination.  The applicaiton will normally ask you for your current and past addresses, current and past employment, credit references, criminal...

Renting 101: Deposits

Deposits are a large portion of what you will be spending in up front costs of renting an apartment. The Texas Apartment Association divides the deposits into four main types. Security deposits A security deposit is money you pay in advance to offset the cost of any...

Qualifying For An Apartment: Public Records

There are four things that apartments are evaluating on any rental application: 1) Employment and Income 2) Credit History 3) Rental History 4) Criminal Background So that I can give you a thorough explanation, I’m going to take each of these in a separate blog post....

Qualifying For An Apartment: Rental History

There are four things that apartments are evaluating on any rental application: 1) Employment and Income 2) Credit History 3) Rental History 4) Criminal Background So that I can give you a thorough explanation, I’m going to take each of these in a separate blog post....