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New Denver Law: Licensing for Rental Properties

The Denver city council has passed a law that requires all landlords to obtain licenses for their rental properties. Licensing requirements will take effect in 2023 for properties with multiple units and in 2024 for single-unit properties. Certain actions are required to obtain a license.

Rental Employment and Income Verification

Verifying a tenant’s income and employment is an essential part of the tenant screening process. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure you get the information you need as quickly as possible.

Ordering Multiple Reports on a Rental Applicant

Ordering Multiple Reports on a Rental Applicant

Keeping Driver Safety in Check

Driver safety is one of the main concerns for trucking companies today. Not only is it important for the protection of employees and other people on the road, but accidents can cost companies thousands of dollars.

What does it mean when a Tenant Credit Report says unable to score?

When you order a tenant credit report on a rental applicant there are different messages you may receive. This is your guide to make sense of those messages.

Tax on Rental Income

A successful business strategy is built on more than just income generation. For landlords, knowing and understanding the tax structure used on rental income can be an important way to increase the money they take home after taxes.

Reasons to obtain a PSP DOT Report on a Driver

The Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) through the FMCSA offers reports on individual commercial drivers’ history. PSP reports can be helpful in a variety of ways.

Tenant Screening Authorizations Best Practices

Screening a tenant—whether they have submitted a housing application or are renewing their lease—a signed authorization is required. Consumer reports, which can include credit reports, eviction history, and criminal history, can only be accessed under this law for a “permissible purpose.”

FMCSA’s COVID-19 Relief Extension and What it Means for Truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended a number of regulatory relief measures to May 31st, 2021. Among these is an exemption on hours-of-service regulations for truck drivers providing direct assistance to emergency efforts and an extension on permits and licenses up for renewal.

Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Tips for Landlords

The work of a building manager or landlord is never done, but certain times of year are more important for routine maintenance than others.

What the American Rescue Plan means for Property Managers and Landlords

In January, 1-in-5 American renters were behind on their rent. As the pandemic has continued, unpaid rents are adding up — collectively over $70 Billion by one estimate. This poses real challenges for landlords.

New Federal Mask Requirements Impact on Truck Drivers

Federal regulations now require face masks on commercial transportation, including aircraft, trains, ferries, and all forms of public transportation. This applies to operators as well as passengers, but does this apply to truck drivers?

Free Company Snapshot Search by USDOT Number

The Company Snapshot is a concise electronic record of a company’s identification, size, commodity information, and safety record, including the safety rating (if any), a roadside out-of-service inspection summary, and crash information.

What kind of Insurance do you need for your Rental Property?

Landlord insurance is like homeowner’s insurance in that it will protect you when wind, fire or another unavoidable act damages or destroys your rental. Many policies also cover the income that you would typically receive from your property while it is uninhabitable.

Driver’s License Format by State

When ordering Motor Vehicle Records, PSP Reports or CDLIS Reports it’s important to obtain a photo copy of the driver’s license as many states will not return a report if the Driver’s Name or License number do not match what is in their system.

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