How Does Nesbitt Check On Applicants In Fairfax County?

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Nesbitt Realty doesn't “sell” rental end unit townhouses. We market rental properties to the public to shop a good tenant. How do you find the a solid renter for your rental property in 22315? Qualifying applicants is one of the most essential duties of the successful investment end unit townhouse management services in Alexandria of a rental dwelling like 5952 Wescott Hills Way.


Nesbitt check outs the potential renter’s past behavior. With that in mind, our team assumes the possible lessee’s future behavior will be the same or similar. The applicant should demonstrate a history of being a top, solid renter while at the same time possessing the financial capacity to handle the rent. Our background checking process is founded on several fundamentals including:

  • Tenant Screening – Our local real estate company 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.
  • Criminal Record & Evictions – Nesbitt Realty sees it's essential to know the criminal and public court records of the applicant on every rental in Alexandria. Landlords should be aware that many other property managers do not examine court records.
  • Income Verification – Nesbitt Realty checks out prospects for continued employment, salary, job status and job title. Depending upon the applicant's debt load, a tenant needs to earn a minimum of 3 to 4 times the monthly rent in gross income to qualify for rental.

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 investment property and community.

For a complete break-down our process, get in touch with Will Nesbitt or read more here. Nesbitt Realty is fully authorized to manage rental residence in Virginia, and we have all necessary licenses and accreditation. We have these crucial affiliations: Virginia Association of Realtors, Better Business Bureau, National Association of Residential Property Managers, and more.

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with NesbittRealty.com Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.