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Rental Basics in 22203 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Apr 16, 2010
Delaine Campbell answered:
Applications are normally run for credit using the 3 major credit companies: TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax. A company can get a combined report or sometimes they just run one. A decision to rent is then normally made by the owner, property management company, or both. The information is presented to the "decision maker" and it's not just based on that but also on references, job history, employment, etc.
That is "in general" and is the rule of thumb.
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Thu Apr 15, 2010
Robin Silverberg answered:
This will depend on who you rent from. If it is through a realtor or managing agent, they most likely have an contract with a provider of tri-merged scores.
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