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