- Credit History – The applicant's credit history informs us about the applicant’s current and past performance with regards to debts and other financial obligations. The applicant’s credit report also tells us their monthly debt and shows their previous addresses (which we compare to addresses listed on the application). An applicant must have acceptable credit to qualify.
- Application – After the prospective tenant inspects a rental, the agent takes an application. The application is accompanied by supporting documentation so that Nesbitt Realty can verify and investigate all information included on the application. The applicant pays for the cost of the background check at the time of application.
- Criminal Record & Evictions – Nesbitt Realty & Management sees it's crucial to know the criminal and public court records of the prospective renter on every investment home in The City of Alexandria. Landlords should be aware that nearly all other rental management companys do not look at court records.
Qualifying applicants is one of the most necessary duties of any Northern Virginia managing agent in The City of Alexandria. Nesbitt look ats the possible renter’s past behavior. With that in mind, Nesbitt Realty and Management assumes the applicant’s future behavior will be the same or similar. The applicant should demonstrate a history of being a honest, solid renter while demonstrated financial capacity. Our background checking process is founded on several elements including: