Both property managers and private landlords can order tenant credit checks and criminal background reports. Once setup, you get immediate and direct access to the tenant's credit and criminal reports. Watch this short how to screen a tenant video to see how simple it is to screen your tenants.

Tenant screening can be used in the field on your phone or tablet!

basic tenant screening
Basic Screening
A Great Starting Point
  • Nationwide Criminal Search
    (includes criminal and DOC records where available)
  • Nationwide Sex Offender
  • Nationwide Inmate Records
  • SSN Validation
  • SSN Death Index Check
  • Previous Address Search
    (shows address history)
enhanced tenant credit and criminal screening
Enhanced Screening
The Positive Choice
  • Basic Screening,
  • Transunion Credit Report
    (the actual full tenant credit report as displayed in this sample)
  • FICO Credit Score
    (the industry's most relied upon scoring method)
premium tenant credit check
Premium Screening
The Professional Choice
  • Enhanced Screening,
  • Nationwide Eviction Search
    (produces eviction records matching tenant's info within the US court system across all states - indicates if other landlords have had to evict this tenant)
*Limited time special, only $9.45!

Screening report details

credit check and fico score

Transunion Credit Report + FICO Score
Instant results, cost $8.95
Instantly review the credit history of your prospective tenant. Property managers and landlords are eligible to receive tenant credit reports with a simple, no cost, setup. This tenant credit check shows you current and delinquent accounts, collections, monthly obligations, account balances, FICO credit score, and more. (see sample or more info)

state criminal records search

State Comprehensive Records Search
Instant Results, cost $6.00
Combines multiple sources of information in a single search. May include court-level felony and misdimeanor records, traffic records, dept of corrections data, and sex offender registry data.

tenant ssn validation report

SSN Validation Report
Instant Results, cost $3.95
An inexpensive way to ensure the prospective tenant is who they say they are. Checks death records for fraudulant SSN use and provides a full address history for the individual. (see a sample)

tenant bankruptcies, judgments, liens

Bankruptcies, Judgments, and Liens Report
Semi-Instant Results, cost $9.65
This tenant screening report covers bankruptcies, civil judgments, evictions, tax liens and small claims judgments filed at the county level for all 50 states. The State/County coverage varies and most counties are updated weekly. Liens reported are federal, state, and sometimes county tax liens. Most records are returned in less than a minute; however, sometimes a manual search is required which can take up to 1 business day.

tenant criminal records

Nationwide Criminal Records
Instant results, cost $8.75
The Criminal SuperSearch instantly produces a multi-state report of criminal records, which includes the District of Columbia. Each Criminal SuperSearch report contains the information you need, including felony and misdemeanor records, sex-offender records, inmate records, and arrest information. (see a sample)

county tenant criminal search

County Level Criminal Search
Results in 1-3 days, cost $9.90
We dispatch someone to the county court house to retrieve the most current criminal records for your applicant. A great way to verify a higher level report. Counties set their own pricing, so pricing may vary.

tenant eviction check

Eviction Search
Instant Results, cost $8.50
Provides nationwide eviction data for your tenant. Most records are returned in less than a minute; however, sometimes a manual search is required which can take up to 1 business day.

other tenant screening reports

Many More Reports Also Available
Rentec Direct provides you many additional reports beyond what is listed here. All reports are instantly available when you setup. Some examples of other available reports:

- Nationwide sex offender search
- Terrorist search (OFAC)
- State level sex offender
- State corrections
- See all available reports

* After completing credit application packet, you will receive a discount code for $20 off your first two premium reports. Your cost for a complete credit, criminal, and eviction report will then be only $9.45.
** Ala-carte pricing includes up to a 30% discount which is automatically extended to Rentec Pro and PM users.