Is it legal to ask to view or inspect a prospective tenant’s current home?
I was wondering if it was legal to ask a prospective tenant to view their house. And then if a landlord or management company could deny an otherwise good candidate based on a refusal to inspect. I thought it could be a useful tool if there was a lack of rental history, or another otherwise disqualifying issue. Other people feel it is a red flag or even illegal.
Hi Jessica – real estate laws change from state to state. The best way to be sure what is legal in your state is to connect with a real estate lawyer to talk about the details of this idea. Best – Diana
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