How Does Nesbitt Realty Find Possible Renters In Northern Virginia?

Photo of 3028 S Abingdon St #A1 Checking the backgrounds of applicants is one of the most important elements of every rental property manager in Arlington.

The first step for Nesbitt Realty to shop a dependable renter is to market your rental to prospective renters moving to Northern Virginia. But the second step is to identify the best renter.


Nesbitt Realty scrutinizes the potential lessee’s past behavior. With that in mind, our family operation assumes the potential renter’s future behavior will be the same. The applicant should demonstrate a history of being an honest, reliable renter and at the same time meeting your financial criteria. Our background checking process is founded on several elements including:

  • Income Verification – Our award-winning real estate brokerage establishes prospects for continued employment, job status, salary and job title. Depending upon the potential renter’s debt load, a tenant needs to earn not less than 3 to 4 times the monthly rent in gross income to qualify for a rental.
  • Tenant Screening – Nesbitt Realty & Management screens tenants with a combination of checking credit history, background, eviction, and criminal screening services as well as our own efforts to collect information needed to confirm and process the application.
  • Application – After the potential renter tours a rental property, the agent takes an application. The application is accompanied by supporting documentation so that Nesbitt Realty can verify and examine all information included on the application. The prospective renter pays for the cost of the background check at the time of application.

If accepted, the applicant’s in-processing includes a lease, lease signing, collecting pro-rated rent, and providing the renter with a copy of any association documents needed for disclosure and instruction on rules and regulations associated with the rental townhouse and community.

For a complete break-down of our process, contact an agent or read more here. We are licensed by Virginia and we are REALTORS® Nesbitt Realty also gets tenants through diplomatic networks and other methods. To learn more about the full-list of what we do, contact an agent today.

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