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Would you rent to this ap (by LITX [TX]) Jun 18, 2019 9:54 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by razorback_tim [AR]) Jun 18, 2019 10:08 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by razorback_tim [AR]) Jun 18, 2019 10:08 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by S i d [MO]) Jun 18, 2019 10:09 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by RB [MI]) Jun 18, 2019 10:15 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by myob [GA]) Jun 18, 2019 10:39 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by DJ [VA]) Jun 18, 2019 11:38 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by WMH [NC]) Jun 18, 2019 11:50 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by Deanna [TX]) Jun 18, 2019 12:08 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by Jan [MO]) Jun 18, 2019 1:15 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by opm [OR]) Jun 18, 2019 1:49 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by David [NC]) Jun 18, 2019 1:56 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by myob [GA]) Jun 18, 2019 3:01 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by Pmh [TX]) Jun 18, 2019 5:42 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by 6x6 [TN]) Jun 18, 2019 8:00 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by LiTX [TX]) Jun 18, 2019 8:01 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by 6x6 [TN]) Jun 18, 2019 8:18 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by AllyM [NJ]) Jun 18, 2019 8:38 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by JKJ [MA]) Jun 18, 2019 8:40 PM
       Would you rent to this ap (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Jun 19, 2019 3:29 AM
       Would you rent to this ap (by Vee [OH]) Jun 19, 2019 2:04 PM

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Would you rent to this ap (by LITX [TX]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 9:54 AM
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Have an applicant that is looking at our 3 bedrooms and it is only for herself. She came to look at the place with another person that does not seem like they were even together. Something just does not seem right. She only had one landlord on her rental history and own her home before then. Her income is over 6k a month, a new job she started 5months ago. I asked for last 2months paystubs and she end up providing last year W2. She claimed she never had evictions or broken a lease, but one eviction pulled up 20 years ago. Maybe she have forgotten about that one.

Still waiting to hear back from the apartment on her reference.

I feel like I need to do more digging on this person. Would you guys rent to this person.

--47.32.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by razorback_tim [AR]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 10:08 AM
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You need to verify her current employment and income. If that checks out, I would consider her.

The eviction from 20 years ago - she may have forgotten about it - maybe it wasn't her. I might want more details on it, but 20 years ago is a long time.

Nothing else you've outlined would be a red flag to me. I rent 3 bedrooms to single people or only a couple on a regular basis. I also frequently have former homeowners rent from me - they are no longer homeowners due to divorce, relocation, or just not wanting the responsibility of maintenance. Also no big deal that she brought someone with her to the viewing and they didn't seem to be together. I would be more concerned if they seemed to be a couple. In today's world there's plenty of reasons to not go look at a house by yourself. --12.43.xx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by razorback_tim [AR]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 10:08 AM
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You need to verify her current employment and income. If that checks out, I would consider her.

The eviction from 20 years ago - she may have forgotten about it - maybe it wasn't her. I might want more details on it, but 20 years ago is a long time.

Nothing else you've outlined would be a red flag to me. I rent 3 bedrooms to single people or only a couple on a regular basis. I also frequently have former homeowners rent from me - they are no longer homeowners due to divorce, relocation, or just not wanting the responsibility of maintenance. Also no big deal that she brought someone with her to the viewing and they didn't seem to be together. I would be more concerned if they seemed to be a couple. In today's world there's plenty of reasons to not go look at a house by yourself. --12.43.xx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 10:09 AM
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I can't imagine ever "forgetting" being tossed out of your home. A person who is that forgetful will probably "forget" that rent is due on the 1st of every month. ;-)

This person seems disorganized and uncooperative. You ask for paystubs and she gives W-2s.

What's her credit report look like? Any bills she "forgot" to pay? --173.20.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by RB [MI]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 10:15 AM
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Behaviors are like Shadows. --184.53.x.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 10:39 AM
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You could find reasons (in your own mind) to deny everyone. Appears this is what your looking to do. Try to avoid getting in the I don't want anyone in my home groove. It does happen.

Process the app. Marry up credit report with app. W-2 is good but I need the most recent pay stub since your on a new job. Is the job the same field as what she had before? How old is this applicant-- she had her own home-- is that a negative-- and eviction from 20 years ago-- yea I trust those? NOT

If your leaning to this applicant then call and ask flat out-- are you intending on moving anyone else in? I question it because of the person with you when you looked. You will not be able to move someone in later with out approve of their app and rent increase of 70/100 so let's be clear and up front.

I'm getting carpal tunnel ROY. --99.103.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 11:38 AM
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I think you need to trust your gut and dig more. You are wise to be cautious.

I see problem with W2 vs current paystubs. You didn't ask how much she paid LST year, you need to know what her income is NOW - and verify her employment status. I say she's hiding something.

I can't image ever forgetting that you were evicted. Since it was 20 years ago, this applicant must be at least 40 or more years old - right? You must verify where she has been living for all that time. Just ONE rental? Maybe just one where she didn't get evicted.

Did you run credit/eviction record? (available through this site) I bet that will show you a lot.

(I just ran one yesterday on an applicant who stated an eviction in 2013 - which is OK for the rooming house, but forgot the one from 3/2019, and several others. MUST run these checks!)

--68.10.xxx.x




Would you rent to this ap (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 11:50 AM
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"started 5 months ago. I asked for last 2months paystubs and she end up providing last year W2."

What does last year's W2 have to do with a new job she started 5 months ago? --50.82.xxx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by Deanna [TX]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 12:08 PM
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"She came to look at the place with another person that does not seem like they were even together."

The reason for an in-person showing is to chat with the applicant and find out the stuff that doesn't come out in paperwork.

"Hi! I'm LITX. It's nice to meet you. And this is--? Nice to meet you. Will you be living here, too?" and then take the conversation from there. You can ask all sorts of prying questions in a friendly way--- and people will answer them, because they don't want to seem rude, or they want the chance to explain themselves/correct your misconceptions. If someone doesn't respond to your friendly chitchat with ease or friendliness, you can then analyze why they're being guarded or hostile. That's not to say people can't lie to your face-- but at least you can see them while they're doing it. --96.46.xxx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by Jan [MO]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 1:15 PM
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I don't think anyone forgets being evicted. She lied to you. She also didn't provide you with the paystubs you asked for. Instead, she took control of the situation herself by giving you a useless W-2 from last year.

I suspect she's playing you for a fool (or trying to). She wants to do things her way, not your way. That will continue if you rent to her. --144.191.xxx.x




Would you rent to this ap (by opm [OR]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 1:49 PM
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Have on your app.. list names and birthdays of anyone else that will live there or visit more than 6 days in 6 months --162.247.xx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by David [NC]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 1:56 PM
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if her income checks out, her previous landlord checks out, she makes 3x rent, and her credit score is good I'd probably rent to her. --71.217.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 3:01 PM
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Deanne and WMH always great posts and thought involved.

As Deanne shows you-- throw the hand grenade into the heap and let them stomp around and explain themselves. --99.103.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by Pmh [TX]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 5:42 PM
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I would not be concerned about 20 years ago. she may have wanted to forget about a bad time in her past. i suppose you have a list of criteria. which you will have to provide (in TX) you decline her. If she has the income and her credit score is fine then I would consider. am unsure of why she wants a 3 br hse for just herself. I would ensure your lease has clause of no other occupants permitted unless authorized. --70.119.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 8:00 PM
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Screen x3.

I agree with what others have said.

She may have been hoping that the eviction from twenty years ago was so far back that it would not show up.

She may be hiding something about the pay or she may be wanting to verify her annual income. --73.120.xx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by LiTX [TX]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 8:01 PM
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Yes when I asked she said she was staying w her friend that was there then on the application she listed staying w her aunt. Iím not sure why she canít keep her story straight. Figure if I give her a chance , I will need to take at lease 2 month deposit to be safe.

If she does move anybody else in we have a clause for $75 additional with approval.

Thank you for all the great advices. --47.32.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 8:18 PM
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Now that you mentioned that I would say she is trying to fool you and I would not rent to her. Too many discrepancies. --73.120.xx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 8:38 PM
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I'm feeling she has some folks she wants to bring in there that you wouldn't like. Might be getting room mates to help pay the rent. Get the pay stub and if it doesn't show up in a week find the next applicant. --173.61.xxx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by JKJ [MA]) Posted on: Jun 18, 2019 8:40 PM
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The fact that she looked at the house with someone and they didnít seem ďtogetherĒ wouldnít bother me. People especially women are/need to be careful this day in age. The past eviction from 20 years ago, maybe she forgot, maybe she didnít think youíd find out about it, either way you need to ask her about it. If it we me, I would verify her current income, ask about the eviction, and Iíd trust my gut and dig more until Iím satisfied. Trusting my gut saved me recently, trust yours. --174.192.xx.xx




Would you rent to this ap (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Jun 19, 2019 3:29 AM
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Applicants who have owned their own home instead of renting, their mortgage will show up on the credit report. I also call the listing agent who sold their house if that was recent.

No one forgets that they were evicted, but there is a very very small chance that a person could be evicted and not know it. Take a group of 4 roommates. One moves out, the rest get evicted later. The person who moved out before it happened will be named in the eviction. Service is at the rental, so they don't get notice.

Everyone clears out so it is over and no one does any more follow up.

I doubt that it happens very often, but it is vaguely possible. Not that I am accepting it s an excuse and that is a common tenant excuse concerning eviction on the record. --98.146.xxx.xxx




Would you rent to this ap (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Jun 19, 2019 2:04 PM
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Prolly spent sometime in prison, how could you have a w2 for a job that started 5 months ago and this is the 6th month of the year, you have a flop on your doorstep. --76.188.xxx.xx



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