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Helpful Forms and FREE Resources

E-Renter wants to help you in every way we can to make the business of being a landlord an easy one! Listed below are some commonly used forms for landlords. You are welcome to download and use these forms for your leasing or rental needs. We've also included links to an E-Renter Glossary and other websites with useful information for landlords. Keep current with tenant screening news, and learn more about all aspects of being a property owner or manager with our blog.

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Frequently Used Forms:
Tenant Handout
for landlord use in explaining the E-Renter process
Rental Application
including authorization for E-Renter tenant screening
Consumer Report Disclosure
for informing tenants PRIOR TO OBTAINING A BACKGROUND CHECK what information will be obtained and used to make a decision to provide or deny residency. Washington State Landlords: this disclosure is now required by new laws effective June 7, 2012
Adverse Action Notice / Declination Letter
for informing tenant they have been declined for approval to rent the property. Washington State Landlords: this form has been updated to comply with new laws effective June 7, 2012
Check In Sheet
for use in reviewing with tenant the condition of the home or apartment, as well as any furnishings and other personal property included in the lease
House Lease
one version of a lease specifically for use in leasing a house
Apartment Lease
one version of a lease specifically for use in leasing an apartment
Request to Sublease
from tenant to landlord requesting permission to sublease to new tenant
Consent of Landlord to Sublease
landlord permission to sublease
Sublease
agreement between tenant and subtenant
Offer to Lease (Commercial Property)
given to landlord by tenant wishing to lease commercial property
Commercial Lease
for use when leasing commercial property
Request to Assign Lease (Commercial Property)
from tenant to landlord requesting permission to assign lease to new tenant
Assignment of Lease and Consent (Commercial Property)
agreement between tenant and subtenant, and including signed consent
Assignment of Lease (Commercial Property)
agreement between tenant and subtenant
Acknowledgment by Tenant (Commercial Property)
tenant acknowledgment of lease of commercial property
Renewal of Lease (Commercial Property)
for use with commercial property
Indemnity Agreement
general indemnity agreement that may be used between landlord and tenant
72 Hour Notice
given to tenant by landlord before reporting unfavorable information about credit or tenant performance

Tenant Screening News & Blog

The Importance of Understanding Your Own Lease - August 5, 2013
Where do you obtain your leases and other legal documents? Many landlords and property managers download them from the Internet, which is fine--but it's always best to have a lawyer who is versed in landlord-tenant law look it over before you sign...

Are Your Prospective Tenants Checking You Out? - July 25, 2013
Smart landlords and property managers do a very thorough job of screening tenant applicants. They check references and work places, former landlords and addresses. And of course, they have a background check and tenant credit check done. But how...

How to Tell When Lease Applicants Lie--or Hide the Truth - July 18, 2013
Out of any 10 lease applications, how many contain lies, omissions or truth-stretching? Unfortunately, many will. That's why landlords and property managers can't assume every applicant fills out an application truthfully. If you're lucky, the...

E-Renter Glossary of Terms:

Need clarification on some of the lingo? View our glossary for an explanation of key terms used by E-Renter.

E-Renter Tenant and Employee Screening Glossary

Useful Websites:

Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA)
text of the law

About.com
information about the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
nonprofit consumer information and advocacy organization

FreeAdvice.com Landlord Tenant Center
information, forms, and resources for landlords and tenants

NoLo Landlords & Property Management
Information, forms, and resources for landlords

Any forms or information provided by E-Renter USA, on this page or any other page of our site, is not intended to replace legal advice. You are advised to consult an attorney in your area, and to check all local and state regulations.


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