Background Checks
for the
Real Estate Industry

Safety Considerations When Hiring Agents, Appraisers And Contractors

People who work for or with the real estate industry are likely to enter customer’s homes, give people rides and have close interactions with the public. Before you authorize anyone to have such direct and personal access, it is imperative to address safety concerns with a criminal background check. Our reports include state, nationwide and federal criminal checks, plus searches of the national sex offender registry. Use these components to find out if the people you might hire have records you should know about before extending an offer.

Avoid Risk And Protect Your Investment

Many positions in the real estate industry require specific licenses and certification. Whether your company is hiring agents, contractors or other personnel, you should be certain they are eligible. Our background reports include Reference Verifications, License and Credential Verifications and other critical services. They show you if a person is qualified, and give you a concise overview of their past. Every person you hire is an investment. You’ll train and onboard each one, so it’s important to do everything possible to make sure they are suited for the job.

Annual Screenings

A lot can happen during the year. Your employees could go through experiences that can have a negative impact on your business. We recommend annual screenings for people in the real estate industry. Use them to see if someone who works for you has a new traffic violation or criminal record that might disqualify them from continued employment. Backgrounds Online makes it easy to manage annual screenings. We’ll schedule reminders, provide the necessary forms and documents, and provide a fresh overview of your staff each year.

FCRA Compliant Background Checks For The Real Estate Industry

Real estate agents and other employees have access to the homes of their customers. They are also likely to see sensitive data such as annual salaries, Social Security Numbers and other personally identifiable information. While it is critical to thoroughly screen candidates, it is equally important to make sure your screening processes are legal and FCRA compliant.

Backgrounds Online provides superior screening services that help ensure you are in full compliance with all relevant laws. Our reports only include information that can legally be used to make critical hiring decisions. Partner with us to experience superior service, customization and FCRA compliant reports for every position you need to fill.
Background Check
FAQ
for the Real Estate Industry
Can you confirm that my applicants have the necessary licenses for the job?
How do I sign my employees up for annual screenings?
Real estate agents often transport their customers. What's the best way to ensure they maintain a clean driving record?
If I've already hired someone, is it too late to run a background check?
Do I need to background check administrative personnel?
Backgrounds Online offers flexible, customizable screening packages for the real estate industry.

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