Being a landlord in today’s times can be challenging due to the potential consequences of dealing with a bad tenant. The eviction process, particularly through the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), can be time-consuming and frustrating when trying to remove a non-paying tenant efficiently. Moreover, advancements in technology have made it easier for individuals to create counterfeit documents, such as fake credit reports, employment letters, pay stubs, and work references. Given these circumstances, it is crucial to invest effort into thoroughly vetting prospective tenants. You might wonder how to navigate this situation when everything seems fake.
In a video discussing my approach to tenant vetting, I address these concerns by emphasizing the importance of third-party verification, akin to an investigation. In addition to standard vetting procedures, I employ the following strategies: