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The Adverse Action – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com “Adverse Action” is defined as, a denial of employment or any other decision for employment purposes based in whole or in part on a consumer report that adversely affects any current or prospective employee. FCRA…

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Have a No Criminal Record Policy – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com Fair employment laws require that you only make hiring decisions based on role-related and business-necessity criteria. Therefore, you should avoid bright line policies, such as refusing to hire anyone with any type of criminal record….

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Applicant Consent – Screening Potential Employees

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com The first and most important step in employment screening is to obtain applicant or employee consent. You must make applicants aware that they will be subject to an employment background check, and the candidate/employee must…

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Where Do Real Estate Agents Go To Screen Their Lease Clients?

Written by Joe Killinger I have been in the real estate business for almost 30 years, when I originally started I worked in a residential real estate company in Los Angeles that handled mostly sales but also had a good…

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Most Common Employment Screening Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Successful companies all have one thing in common: hard-working, efficient employees. While you won’t always be able to determine which workers will fit best in their roles in your company, choosing the right screening service can help weed out undesirable candidates based…

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Not All Tenant Screening is Created Equally

You can’t always predict who will be a good tenant, but past behavior often indicates future behavior. Whether you’re a landlord, a property manager, or a real estate agent, you should be doing everything in your power to protect yourself…

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Newly Designed Website for theRRD Introduces Industry’s First Instant Tenant Screening for Real Estate Agents and Landlords

theRRD announces the launch of a new client-centric, easy-to-use website. Mobile friendly, the new website brings new products to the market, especially for real estate agents and individual landlords, including the Instant Tenant Screening and new membership packages. DALLAS, July…

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Property Management V.S. Self-Managing – How to Make the Right Decision for You

So you’re investing in some real estate and you want to manage it in the easiest and most cost effective way possible.  There are pros and cons to both that are worth exploring.  Everyone’s situation is different. Ask yourself the…

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Every Real Estate Investor Can Screen Tenants, not Just Corporations

Many small real estate investors are afraid to screen tenants for a list of reasons.  Some are afraid that they will be brought to court based on fair housing and anti-discrimination laws.  The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) also applies…

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Post Screening Denial Mayhem and How to Avoid it

You’re a responsible landlord.  You hate conflict so you dot your i’s and cross your t’s so that you can’t be reprimanded for any wrong doing.  You used proper and consistent procedures when screening your prospective tenants.  You compiled a…

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