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Approve responsible tenants with credit reports.

How to interpret a renter's credit report

As a landlord, agent, or property manager, a credit report allows you to see the habits of a renter and prove their ability to make payments on time. Looking at their financial history, you can make an educated decision on whether you’ll be putting your property in the hands of a responsible tenant.

Credit reports allow you to protect yourself from risky tenants, but can be very confusing if you don’t know what you’re looking for. In this guide, we’ll walk you through how to correctly read and interpret a renter’s credit report.

Interpret Credit Reports. What's inside:

  • Easy-to-read diagrams
  • Tips on how to set appropriate credit requirements
  • Tips on how to rent to people with bad credit
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How to Interpret a Renter's Credit Report