tenant is using a fake ID
Identity theft is a growing problem so be sure to identify
your tenant by requesting official identification
who don’t intend to pay you
This is easy to avoid, simply use RealRenta’s Bad Tenant Check facility.
who use friends to pose as employers
This is quite common. Just call back the employer with more
questions so that you can verify that the person actually works there.
· Your tenant
is moving from overseas.
Another fairly common scam is when a prospective tenant from
overseas may say that their employer is paying all relocation costs. When the
amount is mailed to you it could be well over your asking price and the scammer
may ask you to reimburse them with the difference. Poor grammar and spelling
should be a dead giveaway.
tenant is overly eager to move in
This is not always an indication of a scam but be aware of
any tenants who want to move in before you have had a chance to perform all the
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Sunday, 8 September 2019