1. Stability of employment – this will give you an indication of whether the tenant will be likely to stay for the nominated lease period and whether they will have the funds to pay for it.
  2. Good credit history – ability to pay the rent.
  3. Avoid over crowding – ask about the number of people who will be living in the property. Over crowding can cause excessive wear and tear.
  4. Proof of identity – ask the property manager to take a photocopy of a drivers license.