What do landlords look for in your Credit Report?

Asked by Trulia Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Tue Feb 5, 2013

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Suzie Marqua…, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Tue Feb 5, 2013
Your future Landlord will look at your payment history that shows you make your payments on time. They will get to see you in a nutshell. The credit report is a look into your financial history. I look at everything when I review a tenant for a property. If there are questions I will ask for an explanation. You should go through you credit report and dispute any issues that are not correct. It is rally not that hard to do. There is a great deal of information on the internet to help you. I hope I have helped.
Suzie Marquardt
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Robert Adams, Agent, Henderson, NV
Tue Feb 5, 2013
Higher the credit score the better obviously but mainly landlords are looking for evictions,any judgements from previous landlords, and whether or not you are paying your current bills.

Most good PM companies or LL will also use a background check program to check for criminal records etc as well.

Best Regards,
Robert Adams
The Adams Team at
Rothwell Gornt Companies
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Keith Jean-P…, Agent, East Brunswick, NJ
Tue Feb 5, 2013
Landlords want to see great credit scores, no defaults judgements, or late payments. If any of these appear on your credit report, be sure to have an explaination of each as many times the landlord will ask for this. Good luck with your rental search!
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