Leasing homes is not about hunting for renters. It's about finding the a solid renter.
Nesbitt investigates the prospective tenant’s past behavior. With that in mind, Nesbitt Realty and Management assumes the applicant’s future behavior will be the same. The applicant should demonstrate a history of being a honest, solid tenant while meeting your financial criteria. Our background checking process is founded on several pillars including:
- Tenant Screening – Nesbitt Realty 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.
- Income Verification – Our family-run operation verifies job status, prospects for continued employment, salary and job title. Depending upon the possible tenant's debt load, a tenant needs to earn at least 3 to 4 times the monthly rent in gross income to qualify for rental.
- Criminal Record & Evictions – Nesbitt Realty sees it's crucial to know the criminal and public court records of the applicant on every rental in Arlington County. Investors should be aware that the majority of other management companys do not look at court records.
If accepted, the applicant’s in-processing includes a lease, lease signing, collecting pro-rated rent, and providing the lessee with a copy of any association documents needed for disclosure and instruction on rules and regulations associated with the investment townhouse and community.
For a complete break-down our process, email Andrew Patton or read more here. We have these vital associations and memberships: National Association of Residential Property Managers, National Association of Realtors, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, and more. Nesbitt Realty & Management also acquires lessees through referrals from satisfied clients and other methods. To learn more about the full-list of what we do, email an agent today.
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