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RentScreener PRO for Property Managers combines both a secure online rental application with flexible screening options to create a full management system to handle inbound applications. Whether you're a small property manager, or have teams of leasing agents processing hundreds of applications per week, RentScreener has the perfect solution for your company.
We build software for property managers, and that's all we do. RentScreener is founded by former property managers and we have worked with hundreds of industry leaders to develop the perfect online rental application and tenant screening software. Our passion is to stay on top of the property management industry.
Your Application Online
We know that a boiler-plate, generic online rental application doesn't work for you. That is why we allow you to replicate your existing and trusted rental application online. Our team will help you turn your paper or PDF rental application into a secure online application.
The RentScreener application builder allows you to fully customize or re-create your existing rental application online. Choose which sections you need, pick which fields are required or optional, and include as many addenda as necessary. This is truly YOUR application.
See how it works:
- Document Upload
- Historical Timeline
- Payment Processing
The RentScreener document center makes it easy for applicants to upload any document required to process their rental application. Tenants can upload their documents while completing their application right from their computer or mobile device using the integrated camera.
Track what happened, when it happened and who did it with RentScreener's historical timeline. Every event that happens in our system is tracked including, status changes, notes, letters, application changes, and all communications with all parties involved.
With built in payment processing there is no need for a merchant account, payment gateway, high monthly fees, transaction fees, lengthly qualification process, chargebacks, refunds or other hassles. All of these services are included in our $5 processing fee charged to the applicant.
Costs and Payments Explained
There are no fees or costs for a property manager to use RentScreener Pro. You simply set your application price and a $5 processing fee is added to your applicants checkout process. This process fee covers the merchant fees, gateway fees, transaction fees, refunds, chargebacks, software, and website support. The application fees we collect are placed into an escrow account and remitted to you each week. ( How is the Money Handled? )
RentScreener Payments Explained
Costs and Fees Explained
There are no fees or costs for a property manager using RentScreener Pro. You set your own application price and a $5 convenience fee is added during the checkout process.
Who pays the convenience fee?
Typically the $5 convenience fee is paid by the tenant applying, however you can opt in your settings to have the convenience fee taken out of your escrow account balance.
Is the fee per applicant or application?
Typically the fee is per applicant, but this can be set in your RentScreener account settings according to your preferences.
Do I get my full application fee back?
Yes, you will receive the full amount that you set the application fee to as long as your settings are set to have the applicant pay the convenience fee. If you opt to pay the convenience fee, $5 will be deducted from your application fee during payout.
What does the convenience fee cover?
This convenience fee covers the merchant account fees, transaction fees, software and website support. This includes, chat support, phone and email support.
Where are the funds deposited?
The total amount (application fee and convenience fee) is deposited to an escrow account until all of your application fees are collected for the week.
Where can I reconcile monies?
A full payout report can be found in your RentScreener account under the accounting tab. This covers the amounts that were collected to date and also any payouts that were made to you.
When and how am I paid out?
At the beginning of each week, we provide a payout for your full application fee, not including the convenience fees for the applications you have received that week. You will receive a check by mail from the escrow account with a corresponding payout ID. The payout ID will correspond with your payout report in your RentScreener account.
At the beginning of each week, we provide a payout report detailing all charges received, all processing fees collected, all screening fees incurred, and refunds issued.
Notify and communicate with applicants quickly and easily with our integrated email messaging system. Instantly notify applicants and agents of any status change. Request additional information and track all communication with every user on the timeline. Save a phone call to the office by installing our application status checker on your website.
See how it works:
- Signatures & Addendums
Accept both signed and drawn signatures electronically. Apply signatures to the application and any addenda. Need applicants to initial certain terms? We can handle that too. Our electronic signatures work on any device.
Save more time with customizable letter templates. Notify your tenant of your decision with built in approval, denial, and adverse action letters. Create your letters in RentScreener, choose the appropriate letter for your decision and generate a PDF with the applicants name, contact information and property they applied for. Easy to print and mail.
From the data collection to the notifications, each part of the RentScreener system has been carefully designed and architected to keep the applicant's data secure. Define user roles and set specific permissions for agents that access your account.
Screening Made Easy
RentScreener has a variety of screening options to fit your companies needs.
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From a simple link or button on your website to a full listing level integration, we help you make it easy for applicants to find your rental application online.Property Integration
Ask about our marketing solutions that connect directly with your RentScreener account to accept applications at a listing level.Invite
Invite an applicant to apply directly through your RentScreener account. Enter their name and email and a message will be sent to them with a link your application.
- Tenant fills out app
- Receive Payment
- You enter app to be screened
- Gather additional details
- Tenant submits app w/ payment
Call us and speak with an application product specialist to answer any questions you may have.Call: 1-800-921-3638
Schedule a demo to talk to an application product specialist about your specific needs.Request Demo
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