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Property Management companies, real estate offices, and apartment buildings have come to rely on Data Screening to provide them with quick, accurate tenant screening reports. Credit reports, eviction records, and criminal records are some of the products that our clients request to make sure they are selecting good tenants for their properties and customers. Along with the tenant screening report, we also offer an Integrated Property Management Software Solution.

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Integrated Property Management Software Solution

A highly configurable online application form that offers you flexible Applicant Tracking tools. Features include:
  • Self-configurable legal disclosures/forms
  • Automated applicant communication
  • Automated Lease Agreements


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Credit Report

This report is for tenant purposes and comes from one of the three national credit repositories and meets compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). It also includes the applicant’s credit score. This information gives insight into the financial responsibility and spending patterns of the applicant. (instant report)

Tenant Score Card

The tenant score card takes the information you provided such as monthly rent and stated income combines that with information on the credit report to give you a pass/fail for the prospective tenant. The tenant score card can also make suggestions like “approve with a double deposit.” (instant report)

Criminal & Legal

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State Instant Criminal Records Search

This search is the same as the National Criminal Records Search but on the state level. State Criminal Records Search also includes National Sex Offender. This report should be used in conjunction with a County Criminal Records Check if a record appears. (instant report)

National Instant Criminal Records Search

A powerful high-speed multi-jurisdictional search of state and county criminal record databases, which currently includes over 115 million offense records quickly returning offender information in a condensed easy to comprehend format. National Criminal Records Search also includes National Sex Offender and the Office of Foreign Asset Control Search (OFAC). This report should be used in conjunction with a County Criminal Records Check. (instant report)

County Criminal Record

A physical search reporting the 7-year history of felony and misdemeanor court records in the county requested. Multiple counties may be selected, and the counties may be found by zip code entry. It is recommended searching the county of residence and/or prior counties of employment or education. A social security search is also recommended to establish the legitimacy of the address provided by the applicant.

When a physical search is performed, a correspondent from Data Screening will go to the courthouse in the county selected and pull a real-time file on the individual. (Turnaround 1-3 days)

County Civil Search

A non-criminal lawsuit by or against a person or company. County Civil courts are either upper or lower courts based on the dollar amount of the action. A civil search of court records for, but not limited to real estate liens or landlord complaints, fraud, embezzlement, and other civil actions.

This is an excellent product to run if something shows up on the eviction record to get additional information on the case. (Turnaround time 1-3 days)

Business Legal Search for Commercial Rental

Includes the following; a banking reference to verify funds, two business/vendor references to verify if they pay on time and a legal litigation court search. (Turnaround 1-3 days)

Eviction Records

Eviction records are ideal for running in conjunction with a credit report. A state search by name and address letting you know if a prospective tenant has been evicted from a former residence. (instant report)


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Social Security Verification

Determines whether the social security number provided by the applicant is of legitimate issue. By entering the social security number, the report generates all known users affiliated with that SSN, addresses, and dates of residency, which can help rule out a false identity. The report also helps verify previous addresses along with dates. A check fraud database can be added to this search. (instant report)

Employment Verification

Direct verification of employment claimed. Verification of dates of employment, job title, current salary, and other general comments. (Turnaround 1-3 days)

Landlord Rental Verification

A direct verification with the Landlord for a rental verification and payment history. (Turnaround 1-3 days)

Vendor Reference for Commercial Rental

Business reference on the current vendor that verifies their monthly invoice amounts and verifies they pay on time

Package Deals

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Package 1

Credit Report & Tenant Score Card

$15 per person

Package 2

Credit Report, Tenant Score Card & Eviction Record

$20 per person, one state

Package 3

Credit Report, Tenant Score Card, Eviction Record & State Instant Criminal Record

$34 per person, one state

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