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How to do a new credit check – “Tenant Invite”

Running a credit check is a vital process for landlords when it comes to screening potential tenants. It provides valuable insights into a tenant’s financial history and helps landlords assess their likelihood of paying rent on time. With SingleKey, you can easily and affordably run credit checks on your prospective tenants. Our platform offers a seamless and efficient process, guiding you every step of the way. Here is a walkthrough process for running a tenant report on SingleKey:

Step 1: Log in to SingleKey and select the Tenant Report option from the top menu. Then, click on “Order new report” on the top right corner of the page.

Step 2: Choose whether you would like to:

(A) Send an invitation to the tenant to fill out their information or

(B) If you already have the consent form, you can enter the information manually yourself.

Option A: If you choose “Create Invite” to send an invitation to the tenant:

Step 1: You will need to provide their 

  • Full name

  • Email address

  • Phone number. 

  • The consent to run a credit check will be obtained when the applicant fills out the form. 

SingleKey also provides an option to pick who pays for the credit check if desired. With this option, you can also make it mandatory for the applicants to include additional details such as landlord references, employment references, and proof of income

Step 2: Select any additional information that you would like to require tenants to upload, such as proof of income, identification documents, or references, under the “Required from tenant” tab.

Step 3: Enter the address of the rental unit. You can edit an address, If required as well. 

Step 4: Select who pays for the report and complete checkout. 

Additionally, you can customize the report invitation under “Account Settings” so that it is automatically applied to future credit check invitations. You can also choose whether or not to include a personalized message to the tenant.

Please find attached the link for more information on how to order a report:

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