About ApplyConnect's Tenant Credit Checks

ApplyConnect is the easiest and most secure way for landlords, real estate agents, and rental applicants to share a consumer credit, eviction, and criminal report for the purposes of screening a rental applicant. ApplyConnect was established in 2013 by Contemporary Information Corporation (C.I.C) to provide the same online tenant checks larger property management companies depend on to independent rental owners, landlords, and realtors, with smaller portfolios.

Unlike traditional tenant screening solutions that require a lengthy approval process filled with paperwork and on-site inspections, ApplyConnect’s consumer-initiated platform (verified by Experian) allows landlords and real estate agents like you to securely and quickly receive tenant screening reports at no cost. Since ApplyConnect’s online platform is built around the rental applicant initiating the release of their credit, eviction, and criminal data with you, our reports are processed in a matter of seconds and are available online 24/7.

About ApplyConnect's
Tenant Credit Checks

secure tenant credit and background checks

ApplyConnect is the easiest and most secure way for landlords, real estate agents, and rental applicants to share a consumer credit, eviction, and criminal report for the purposes of screening a rental applicant. ApplyConnect was established in 2013 by Contemporary Information Corporation (C.I.C) to provide the same online tenant checks larger property management companies depend on to independent rental owners, landlords, and realtors with smaller portfolios.

Unlike traditional tenant screening solutions that require a lengthy approval process filled with paperwork and on-site inspections, ApplyConnect’s consumer-initiated platform (verified by Experian) allows landlords and real estate agents like you to securely and quickly receive tenant screening reports at no cost. Since ApplyConnect’s online platform is built around the rental applicant initiating the release of their credit, eviction, and criminal data with you, our reports are processed in a matter of seconds and are available online 24/7.

How ApplyConnect Works

Getting started with ApplyConnect tenant credit checks can be accomplished in just three steps!

How ApplyConnect Works

Getting started with ApplyConnect tenant credit checks can be accomplished in just three steps!

Create Your Account

Simply complete a quick form and create an account! After filling out the short registration form and having your identity verified by Experian, you’re good to go. Not only is this process something that can be completed quickly, but it’s also free.

Invite Your Applicants

Invite your applicants to share their credit report with you. After creating an account, the applicant will then pay the $28.50 fee for the report (Paid for by the applicant by default), and give consent for it to be shared with you.

View, Print, and Fill That Vacancy

ApplyConnect reports are processed within a matter of seconds after the applicant has paid. You’ll receive an email alert when the report is available, and can be viewed easily from your account dashboard. Now you have all the tenant information you need to make an informed decision.

Create Your Account

Simply complete a quick form and create an account! After filling out the short registration form and having your identity verified by Experian, you’re good to go. Not only is this process something that can be completed quickly, but it’s also free.

Invite Your Applicants

Invite your applicants to share their credit report with you. After creating an account, the applicant will then pay the $28.50 fee for the report (Paid for by the applicant by default), and give consent for it to be shared with you.

View, Print, and Fill That Vacancy

ApplyConnect reports are processed within a matter of seconds after the applicant has paid. You’ll receive an email alert when the report is available, and can be viewed easily from your account dashboard. Now you have all the tenant information you need to make an informed decision.

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The ApplyConnect Perks

ApplyConnect is passionate about providing you with the best tenant screening information! Our tenant credit checks come chalk-full of comprehensive data to help you make informed rental decisions at an affordable (no cost to landlords or real estate agents!) price.

ApplyConnect’s tenant screening reports include:

A Full Experian® Credit Report

Each report includes a payment history on all real estate, installment, and revolving credit accounts, collection accounts, civil judgments, tax liens and bankruptcy, and prior names, addresses, and employment history.

A VantageScore® 3.0

Developed by the 3 major credit bureaus, VantageScore 3.0 is one of the best credit scoring models out there. With over 30 million more consumers than FICO, you can rest assured you’ll have reliable data to help you find your perfect tenants.

A Nationwide Criminal Background Check

With the best available criminal database scan pulling from over 790 million offenses using databases from across the U.S., you’ll be able to see if your applicants have any wants and warrants, is on the terrorist watch list, and more!

A Sex Offender Registry Search

Find out if your applicant is a registered sex offender within their state. A physical description and photographs will be displayed, when available.

A Nationwide Eviction History

See if your applicants have a past filled with evictions with our civil court search, scanning the nation’s largest eviction database with 36+ million unique records (no duplicates) including judgments and filings.

Alongside our tenant credit check and background reports, ApplyConnect landlord and realtor users have access to a suite of free leasing features. This includes our online rental application, automated decision letter (with accepted, conditional, denied and pending email templates), online rental payments, and tons of other free resources and tools.

The ApplyConnect Perks

landlord real estate agent tenant credit check

ApplyConnect is passionate about providing you with the best tenant screening information! Our tenant credit checks come chalk-full of comprehensive data to help you make informed rental decisions at an affordable (no cost to landlords or real estate agents!) price.

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A Full Experian® Credit Report

Each report includes a payment history on all real estate, installment, and revolving credit accounts, collection accounts, civil judgments, tax liens and bankruptcy, and prior names, addresses, and employment history.

A VantageScore® 3.0

Developed by the 3 major credit bureaus, VantageScore 3.0 is one of the best credit scoring models out there. With over 30 million more consumers than FICO, you can rest assured you’ll have reliable data to help you find your perfect tenants.

A Nationwide Criminal Background Check

With the best available criminal database scan pulling from over 790 million offenses using databases from across the U.S., you’ll be able to see if your applicants have any wants and warrants, is on the terrorist watch list, and more!

A Sex Offender Registry Search

Find out if your applicant is a registered sex offender within their state. A physical description and photographs will be displayed, when available.

A Nationwide Eviction History

See if your applicants have a past filled with evictions with our civil court search, scanning the nation’s largest eviction database with 36+ million unique records (no duplicates) including judgments and filings.

Alongside our tenant credit check and background reports, ApplyConnect landlord and realtor users have access to a suite of free leasing features. This includes our online rental application, automated decision letter (with accepted, conditional, denied and pending email templates), online rental payments, and tons of other free resources and tools.

You're Safe with ApplyConnect

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ApplyConnect uses bank-level security measures to ensure all personal information stays behind locked doors. We mask all sensitive data (like Social Security Numbers and tradeline numbers) and maintain top-tier encryption practices. ApplyConnect also maintains a Level 1 Experian Independent 3rd Party Assessment (EI3PA) certification and adheres to Experian’s strict identity verification protocols.

You're Safe with ApplyConnect

protect applicant and tenant sensitive data in rental housing

ApplyConnect uses bank-level security measures to ensure all personal information stays behind locked doors. We mask all sensitive data (like Social Security Numbers and tradeline numbers) and maintain top-tier encryption practices. ApplyConnect also maintains a Level 1 Experian Independent 3rd Party Assessment (EI3PA) certification and adheres to Experian’s strict identity verification protocols.

Trusted ApplyConnect Partners

ApplyConnect offers a revenue-boosting affiliate program with no strings attached. Affiliate Partners will be able to offer their landlord and realtor members and website visitors our unique tenant screening solution while gaining monthly royalties. Partners are able to earn 25% of each report purchased by an account that was set up through their partner website. Affiliate partnerships come complete with a co-branded website and a marketing toolkit to help generate interest.

Trusted ApplyConnect Partners

ApplyConnect offers a revenue-boosting affiliate program with no strings attached. Affiliate Partners will be able to offer their landlord and realtor members and website visitors our unique tenant screening solution while gaining monthly royalties. Partners are able to earn 25% of each report purchased by an account that was set up through their partner website. Affiliate partnerships come complete with a co-branded website and a marketing toolkit to help generate interest.

What's New with ApplyConnect?

Read up on the latest and greatest ApplyConnect updates on our blog! Alongside platform updates and news, the ApplyConnect Blog is home for rental housing legislative and regulatory updates, landlord and realtor tips and trends, and tons of free property marketing resources.

What's New with ApplyConnect?

Read up on the latest and greatest ApplyConnect updates on our blog! Alongside platform updates and news, the ApplyConnect Blog is home for rental housing legislative and regulatory updates, landlord and realtor tips and trends, and tons of free property marketing resources.