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11 of the Best Tenant Screening Services

Want to make sure you don't fall victim to a bad tenant or short-term renter? Then use one of these tenant screening services to vet those renters first.


[Updated: May 11, 2021 ] Dec 24, 2019 by Aly J. Yale

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Platform Screening fee Paid for by applicant or landlord? For long-term or short-term rentals?
RentPrep $18.95–$35 Either Long-term
SmartMove $25–$40 Either Long-term
Experian Screening Services $6.95–$14.95 Either Long-term
AppFolio $1.25 per unit, per month (minimum of $250) Landlord Long-term
TurboTenant $35–$45 Applicant Long-term
National Tenant Network Varies by location Landlord Long-term
Cozy $24.99–$39.99 Applicant Long-term
MyRental $19.99–$34.99 Either Long-term
AutoHost $1–$2 per reservation Landlord Short-term
LeaseRunner $10–$20 Applicant Long-term
TurnKey 18%–23% per booking Landlord Short-term

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