You’ll need to submit a lot of personal information to a landlord when you find a great apartment for rent, and that can be a challenging process. What’s a landlord looking for? What information can you submit to show you’re the best tenant for the space you want? And how heavily does your credit factor into the decision?
If you’ve ever wondered what potential landlords really think when they review your credit report with your rental application, read on. In addition to examining the data from Trulia’s Rental Resume tool, we consulted landlords and financial pros to understand the importance of that three-digit number — and how owners of rental units react when they see it.