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.
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.
Most landlords realize that tenant screening is only part of the formula for success as a real estate investor. Knowing how to minimize the amount that has to be spent in taxes at the end of the fiscal year while still operating within the tax laws is equally as vital to your success as a landlord.
Regardless of the size of your business, pre-employment screening is a necessary hiring practice to avoid lawsuits and costly hiring mistakes. Gone are the days of a simple reference check and a few phone calls to screen new employees.
Every employer must take the time to review and understand the complicated requirements of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. §§1681-1681u, et seq., when obtaining consumer reports and/or making employment decisions based on those reports.
Mandated by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act (CMVSA) of 1986, StarPoint Driver Screening’s CDLIS report supports the issuance of commercial driver licenses (CDLs) by the jurisdictions, and assists jurisdictions.
As a Property owner or manager, there is little more frustrating than a tenant who fails to pay rent as agreed. The situation is costly, time-consuming, and aggravating. Learn how to navigate non-payment issues with the credit bureaus.
What are the rules for how a security deposit can be used and how long does a landlord or property manager have to return a security deposit by law?
Learn about CDL disqualifications for a USA PATRIOT Act Offense.
Are you unsure if an SSN is valid or do you think a tenant gave you a fake Social Security Number? Learn how to find out the state and date range the SSN was issued.
Learn about CDL disqualifications and periods for Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Violations.
Download the Rental Income Spreadsheet Template to help you organize your rental income and expenses.
The security of your personal information is extremely important, especially when this information can be used for identity theft. Savvy identity thefts can use your driver's license to help obtain other information on you. Learn how to keep driver's license numbers secure.
Employers and corporations should check the driving history of their employees annually or semi-annually. This is particularly true for employers and corporations who hire employees that will be driving on behalf of the company.
A Credit Report can be a bit difficult to understand. Here is a breakdown of the terminology and common codes used in TransUnion credit reports.