Tenant screening service made for property owners.

Select the package that best fits your screening needs.

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Online tenant screening for property owners

Criminal background reports delivered in minutes.


Our background checks scan millions of records.


Our reports match records to the offender.


Screen your applicant right away.


Reports delivered in minutes after the applicant verifies their identity.


Pay as you go — no memberships or subscriptions required.

Industry Leading

Our background checks are at the forefront of changes in the rental housing industry

Straightforward Pricing

Choose who pays and no hidden fees.

SmartCheck Plus

When you want a little more information on your potential tenant.


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SmartCheck Basic

Our basic screening includes our proprietary score and criminal background check.  

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Background Check Basic

Our basic screening includes our proprietary score and criminal background check.  


**The Criminal Report and Eviction Related Proceedings Report are subject to federal, state, and local laws that may limit or restrict SmartMove's ability to return some records. Certain jurisdictions may limit what records are eligible for return, click here for more information.

✝ Based on a 2016 TransUnion Survey:

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Choose your level of tenant screening service.

SmartMove® gives property owners the ability to select from 3 different packages based the level of screening you want.

See a fuller picture of your tenant.

Get criminal, eviction, credit and income information about your prospective tenant, all while protecting their information in a manner consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and applicable regulations.

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Convenient online process.

The process is quick and easy: completed entirely online and reports are delivered in minutes.

Be more confident when choosing a tenant.

Frequently Asked Questions:

The tenant screening service results that you receive are designed to comply with applicable laws. We update our solution to ensure that we comply with the latest regulations that govern consumer reporting agencies. That way you can be confident you are using a tenant screening service that is trusted and compliant.

If you choose “tenant pay,” then you will only have the top level of our tenant screening service to select from. The lower tiers are available only when you pay for the service.

The advantages SmartMove offers make it a valuable tenant screening service for independent owners and smaller management groups that may not need daily, weekly, or even monthly access to their screening solution. SmartMove offers cost-effective, web-based access to the same data and analytics used by the largest property management firms.