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How Trustworthy is a Credit Report Background Check?

When an employer or landlord runs a credit check on a future tenant or employee, they expect accurate information. Consumers also want to know that th...

Tenant Background Screening FCRA Compliance

Can a landlord run a background check without permission?

Keeping individual, multi-family or student rental properties safe, clean and rentable is just as important as having the rent paid on time. Landlords...

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Timing of an Adverse Action Notice: FCRA Compliance

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), employers, landlords and "end users of consumer reports" are required to notify applicants in writing if a...

Types of Background Checks Tenant Background Screening Employment Background Screening FCRA Compliance

Compliance Guide to Background Checks Including Forms and Templates

Since the beginning of the VeriFirst blog, the goal has been to provide an educational resource and assistance to employers and property managers. Com...

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Is it time to Review Your Tenant Screening Criteria?

As a property owner or landlord, your goal is to find a tenant who will not only pay on time but also care for your property. VeriFirst's goal, as a b...

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How Do Background Check Companies Get Information?

Employers and property managers rely on background check companies to provide current and accurate information before making the decision to hire or r...

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What’s with all the jargon? Background Check Terms and Definitions

As with any industry, terminology matters. Background check jargon can be challenging but it is helpful to have a basic understanding of some terms. A...

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Adverse Action Notice: Common Compliance Questions

When a background check on an applicant and/or current employee or tenant yields negative results, your next move seems obvious: Grab the next applica...

Tenant Background Screening Employment Background Screening FCRA Compliance

How to Obtain Applicant Consent and Authorization to Background Check

Background checks are becoming more common, not only for creditors and landlords, but for employers and people looking for roommates or babysitters. A...

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