Background Checks on Prospective Employees: Keep Required Disclosures Simple

If your company gets background information on prospective employees, it’s likely you’re covered by the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Before you get a background screening report, the law requires that you make certain disclosures and get a prospective employee’s authorization. Is it time for a FCRA compliance check?

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Investing in Yourself for Property Managers

Benjamin Franklin said “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest”, and for property managers who have a wealth of opportunity to grow with the multifamily housing industry, this quote has quite a bit of substance. While there are plenty of driven students who can’t find enough opportunities for learning, many people need some guidance and motivation to get back into the classroom after they have finished their primary education. There are plenty of different driving factors that make a person want to learn more about their craft, but it can sometimes to be difficult to find accessible options.

Depending on your level of interest, here are 3 fantastic opportunities to increase your multifamily credentials:

  1. Re-Introduce Yourself to Learning

Sometimes we can all use a ‘jump start’ to get back in the classroom, and what better way than by choosing what you want to learn, when you want to study it and being able to do so inexpensively.

Property Managers

ApplyConnect® Launches its Free Online Rental Application


ApplyConnect®
, the industry’s most advanced rental background screening solution for landlords and real estate agents, announces the addition of an online rental application to their services. Users are now able to to incorporate the free rental application into their prospective tenant’s background check invitation, streamlining the rental process to be paperless and easy.

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Recent Rental Housing Legislation That May Affect Your Business

Recently there have been changes throughout the country that can affect the way your business must work with applicants during the rental screening process.  If you are affected by any of these changes, be sure your policies are updated, or that you voice your opinion to oppose them before it is too late.

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Denying an Applicant: What Property Managers Need to Know

In a perfect world, anytime a tenant moved out, a new and equally perfect tenant would be waiting to move in.  A brief chat would suffice as assurance that the new tenant would be ideal for the community, a handshake and keys would be exchanged.

Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect world.

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Using Information from Data Brokers? Beware the FCRA and the FTC …

As sellers and Internet service providers gather increasing amounts of consumer information, the data broker industry has expanded. Identifying themselves as “market research” firms, data brokers buy, analyze, sort, aggregate, and resell public and non-public information and analytics about consumers to companies that use the data to target their marketing efforts.

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CIC’s Industry-Leading Resident Screening Now Available Through ResMan® Residential Property Management Software

CIC_logo_200x100CIC, the nation’s leading provider of resident screening for multifamily housing, is pleased to announce this week, integration with ResMan®, a product by Ensoware, LLC offering clients a cloud-based residential management application. CIC’s integration partnership with ResMan ensures clients benefit from a software solution that promotes growth for management and suppliers, as well as gives property managers the ability to make informed decisions with industry-leading screening solutions.

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