Landlord

Anonymous

Landlord

Random question but if you've rented out a house, When selecting applications, through a property manager, how much information from the applications does the property manager give to the landlords?
Just applied for a rental and wondering how much the property manager passes on to the owners for selection?

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Anonymous

Our agent passed on just about everything ie application form, bank statement and references. The only thing they didn’t was our 100 point ID.

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Kat Smitheram

The key points my agent gives are

- ages of tenants (and any children)
- joint income
- employment/studies being undertaken
- any centrelink payments
- references (they follow them up then give me a brief) and anything pertinent
- ethnicity/visa if applicable
- any pets
- how long you have been at previous tenancies
- any breaches of agreements in previous tenancies

From this info I can normally get a fair idea if you can afford the property and likely-hood of looking after the place.

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Anonymous

Tenancy applications shouldn’t be given to the landlord it has all of your personal identification information. I personally find that being way too intrusive

I personally give the owner a run down of the applicant

Ages of occupants
Their employment (not the company)
The income
How long they have been employed for
And information I have collected from their rental references.
Rent paid
If they were on time
How the property was maintained
Etc
Owners sometimes ask about ethnicity

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