Nesbitt Realty: Sorting Ideal Tenants In Alexandria, Virginia From Bad Applicants

Leasing units is not about spotting renters. It's about finding the a good renter. Vetting prospective lessees is one of the most important responsibilities of every rental management company in Alexandria.

Alan Clerinx
Alan Clerinx
Andrew Patton
Andrew Patton


Nesbitt Realty look ats the applicant’s past behavior. With that in mind, Nesbitt Realty assumes the prospective renter’s future behavior will be similar. The applicant should demonstrate a history of being a trustworthy, top renter while at the same time possessing the financial capacity to handle the rent. Our background checking process is founded on several fundamentals including:

  • Credit History – The potential renter's credit history informs us about the possible renter’s current and past performance repaying debts and other responsibilities. The applicant’s credit report also tells us their monthly debt and shows their previous addresses (which we compare to addresses listed on the application). An applicant must have acceptable credit to qualify.
  • Criminal Record & Evictions – Nesbitt Realty & Management sees it's important to know the criminal and public court records of the applicant on every rental in Alexandria, Virginia. Landlords should be aware that most other managing agents do not scrutinize court records.
  • Income Verification – Nesbitt confirms prospects for continued employment, job title, job status and salary. Depending upon the possible renter's debt load, a tenant needs to earn a minimum of 3 to 4 times the monthly rent in gross income to qualify for rental.

If accepted, the potential renter’s in-processing includes a lease, lease signing, collecting pro-rated rent, and providing the renter with a copy of any association documents needed for disclosure and instruction on rules and regulations associated with the rental property and community.

For a complete break-down our process, email Nesbitt Realty or read more here. We have these necessary memberships and affiliations: Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, Virginia Association of Realtors, National Association of Residential Property Managers, and more. Our small operation licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and we are REALTORS®

Read more about our about rental management in 22314 in the City of Alexandria

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Stuart Nesbitt Kim Nesbitt Aubrey Nesbitt Julie Nesbitt Andrew Patton Alan Clreinx Ben Schulz Will Nesbitt
Stuart Nesbitt Kim Nesbitt Aubrey Nesbitt Julie Nesbitt Andrew Patton Alan Clreinx Ben Schulz Will Nesbitt

$1,450 -|- 1 bed // 1 bath )-( 0 half-bath | 671 sqft ++ 706 S Fayette St #12 Alexandria 22314 VA

Realtor Julie Nesbitt
Julie Nesbitt

We’re here when you need us. Our real estate agents love to help clients achieve their real estate goals! Our real estate agents appreciate the opportunity to be of service. Thanks for considering us to get the job done.

Alan Clerinx
Alan Clerinx

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