Tenant background checks are a way for landlords to screen prospective tenants, identify any potential red flagsand help them choose the best renter for their rental property. Background checkscan take place after a prospective tenant submits a rental applicationand are typically done along with a credit report.How much does it cost to run a tenant background check?
How much does a tenant background check cost? Application and screening fees are typically around $25 to $75 per applicant, and generally include the cost of a tenant background check and credit report, but the costs will vary depending on your jurisdiction and the service you choose.How do I get a background check in Minnesota?
The Minnesota Criminal History System (CHS) and, when authorized, the FBI's records are searched. Different types of background checks require different types of forms (see below) and different fees . Requests for background checks may be made in person at the BCA between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by mail:Why run a background check before renting a property?
Since a fee is typically required to run a background check, it’s an easy way to determine whether someone is serious about renting your property. A thorough screening process also indicates to the applicant that you value finding good, qualified tenants for your property. . Increasing the chance of finding your best tenant.