Tag Archives: screening basics

Here are some Tenant Do’s and Don’ts

As your background screening partner, Advanced Reporting likes to keep tools and resources at your fingertips. Here is a helpful article for landlords and property managers regarding some tenant do’s and don’ts: Do’s and don’ts for nondiscriminatory tenant screening If you are looking Read More »

What is the difference between a SSN Trace, SSN Validation, SSN Verification and an Eligibility to Work verification?

Social Security Number (SSN)-based screening products can be some of the most confusing to navigate because there are many different types and they are all used at different times for different purposes. The following guide will break down the most common SSN-based products, what they Read More »

Credit Reports v. Consumer Reports

This is one of the most frequent questions concerns we hear from consumers who are diligent about protecting their personal information and credit history.   All personal credit reports are consumer reports as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), however not all Read More »

What is a background check?

To put it simply, background checks provide you with data to help you reduce your risks and make better quality decisions.   This information becomes a consumer or investigative consumer report under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when it is: about an individual, and could Read More »