As a landlord or property management professional, you know that there are a lot of people out there
who are looking to commit fraud. Unfortunately, the rental market has become a hotbed for fraudsters
in recent years. Every day, we hear stories about landlords who have been taken advantage of by
But it doesn’t have to be this way! There are steps you can take to protect yourself from fraudulent
applicants. In this blog post, we’ll show you how our platform can help you identify fraudulent
applicants so you can avoid being the next victim of rental fraud.
What is Rental Fraud?
Rental fraud is when someone applies for a rental property using false or misleading information. Some
common examples of rental fraud include:
• Using a fake ID or Social Security number
• Providing false employment information
• Listing a false income
• falsely claiming to be a student
• Using someone else’s identity
• Submitting false references
• Committing identify theft
Fraudulent applicants often target landlords who are inexperienced or who are willing to overlook red
flags to fill their vacancies quickly. But no matter how experienced you are, it’s always possible to fall
victim to rental fraud. That’s why it’s so important to screen your applicants thoroughly and to use a
trusted platform like ours to help you weed out the bad apples.
How Our Platform Can Help
Our platform is designed to help landlords and property management professionals quickly and easily
identify fraudulent applicants. We do this by running each applicant’s information through our database
of over 500 million records. We also verify each applicant’s employment history and run a criminal
background check. If we find anything that raises a red flag, we’ll let you know so you can decide
whether or not to move forward with the application.
Don’t take chances when it comes to your rental properties! Use our platform to screen your applicants
and avoid becoming the next victim of rental fraud. With our help, you can breathe easier knowing that
your property is in good hands.