- Credit History – The applicant's credit history informs us about the applicant’s current and past performance repaying debts and other responsibilities. The applicant’s credit report also tells us their monthly debt and shows their previous addresses (which we compare to addresses listed on the application). An applicant must have acceptable credit to qualify.
- Criminal Record & Evictions – Nesbitt Realty sees it's vital to know the criminal and public court records of the applicant on every rental home in The City of Alexandria. Property Owners should be aware that many other managing agents do not scrutinize court records.
- Landlord Reference – Nesbitt utilizes public information, tax records and other research and verification to ensure that we're talking to actual property owner about actual rental history of the possible renter.
The first step for us to hunt for the best lessee is to advertise the listing to prospective renters moving to Northern Virginia. But the second step is to find the the right renter. Verifying the claims of applicants is one of the most critical chores of any local rental manager in The City of Alexandria. Our small operation examines the prospective lessee’s past behavior. With that in mind, Nesbitt Realty assumes the applicant’s future behavior will be the same or similar. The prospective renter should demonstrate a history of being a good, stable lessee while at the same time meeting our financial criteria. Our background checking process is founded on several elements including: