Will Nesbitt: Sorting Best Renters In Arlington, Virginia From Bad Applicants

The first step for us to spot a solid lessee is to advertise the listing to the public. But the second step is to find the the most suitable renter. Verifying the claims of prospective renters is one of the most essential duties of every rental property manager in 22204 in Arlington County.

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Nesbitt Realty check outs the potential renter’s past behavior. With that in mind, Nesbitt Realty assumes the applicant’s future behavior will be similar. The potential tenant should demonstrate a history of being a trustworthy, honest lessee as well as demonstrated financial capacity. Our background checking process is founded on several basic tactics including:

  • Tenant Screening – Nesbitt 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 tenant visits a investment residence, the agent takes an application. The application is accompanied by supporting documentation so that our tiny real estate company can verify and check out all information included on the application. The possible tenant pays for the cost of the background check at the time of application.
  • Landlord Reference – Nesbitt Realty utilizes public information, tax records and other research and verification to ensure that we're talking to actual owner about actual rental history of the potential lessee.

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

For a complete break-down our process, contact Will Nesbitt or read more here. Nesbitt Realty & Management also discovers renters through our local Multiple Listing Service and other methods. To learn more about the full-list of what we do, email an agent today. We have these necessary memberships and affiliations: Better Business Bureau, National Association of Realtors, National Association of Residential Property Managers, and more.

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$2,700 )-( 2 bed // 1 bath -|- 1 half-bath — 1,156 sqft ++ Arlington 22204 VA

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Will Nesbitt
Will Nesbitt
Nesbitt Realty is a family-operated family-owned business that appreciates the opportunity to serve your needs. Locals trust us because we offer the same services as the big companies but with a small-town touch. We have been ranked by consumers and clients as one of the top real estate agencies in Northern Virginia.