3 Steps To Take When A Resident Gets A New Pet

Posted by Mallory on Jan 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Surprise! You just discovered that one (or more) of your residents got a new pet over the holidays. While the image of a new puppy or kitten popping out of a gift box is undeniably adorable, a new, unreported pet means added liability for you as the housing provider and more responsibility for your residents to care for your rental property. 

How can you mitigate the risk that comes with housing this new pet and pet owner? A pet screening and auditing platform, like PetScreening, can help. To better understand how it can help gauge your risk and reduce your liability, take a look at these three ways to hold your residents more accountable in your rental properties now and well into the New Year.

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Topics: Property Management, Pet Screening

Use Case Spotlight: Removing Breed Restrictions with Rich Properties

Posted by John on Dec 4, 2019 12:15:00 PM

Rich Properties

For over a quarter century, Rich Properties has devoted itself to building a reputation as one of the most respected developers in the Southeast region. With a diverse portfolio of over 3,000 luxury apartment homes, town homes, and condominiums in several thriving markets, Rich Properties has become a trusted industry leader in South Florida and beyond.

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Topics: Case Study

PetScreening Wins Top 10 Tech Startups to Watch at 2019 NC Tech Awards

Posted by Mallory on Dec 2, 2019 10:15:00 AM

PetScreening is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2019 winner of the Top 10 Tech Startups to Watch at the NC Tech Awards. Winners were recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Raleigh Convention Center, presented in conjunction with title sponsor Cherry Bekaert. This year’s event was attended by more than 750 leaders from across the state.

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Topics: Press Release

Appeasing the Anti-Pet and Pet-Free Resident

Posted by Pat on Nov 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Admittedly, pet owners can sometimes look through a narrow lens. Their pets are everything to them, and they often can’t fathom how anyone could see it differently.

But at a rental property, some residents are between pets, some choose not to own them and others simply don’t like them. Perhaps they experienced a dog bite when they were younger, have allergies to certain animals or have other reasons as to why they’d rather avoid them.

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Topics: Property Management

NC Tech's Top 10 Startups to Watch

Posted by Mallory on Nov 25, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The North Carolina Technology Association (NC Tech), the unifying voice for the technology community in North Carolina, held their annual NC Tech Awards gala in Raleigh this month to celebrate and honor leaders and innovators in North Carolina’s tech sector.

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PetScreening Announces Partnership With PooPrints

Posted by David on Nov 20, 2019 10:37:22 AM

PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and assistance animal validation processes at no charge, today announced it has partnered with PooPrints, the nation’s first and largest DNA waste management program.

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The Power of Digital Pet Audits

Posted by Mallory on Nov 19, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Unreported pets are a bigger problem than lost pet rent. They’re a risk to not only resident satisfaction, but also the safety of your residents. And that means they’re a risk to your apartment community, creating potential legal concerns and bad resident reviews. 

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PetScreening and S2 Residential Announce Partnership

Posted by David on Nov 5, 2019 2:15:16 PM

PetScreening, a first-of-its-kind screening platform that empowers property managers to outsource their pet risk assessment and assistance animal validation processes at no charge, today announced it has partnered with S2 Residential to implement its platform at more than 16,000 apartment homes spanning 43 communities.

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Topics: Press Release

Rentec Direct & PetScreening Team Up to Assist Pet-Friendly Property Managers

Posted by Mallory on Oct 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Rentec Direct, the highest-rated property management software, recently announced a new resource for pet-friendly property owners and managers. Powered by a collaboration with PetScreening, the only centralized pet-screening database, property owners and managers are now able to outsource their pet risk assessment and legally verify assistance animals at no charge.

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Topics: Press Release

Student Housing Trends in Pet Tech

Posted by Cole on Oct 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Student housing is both one of the most challenging and opportunity-rich verticals in the rental industry. The ages of students coupled with the involvement of their parents can prove to be higher maintenance in many ways. Since parents are typically the ones paying rent, they too need attention. With the proper planning and implementation of systems to mitigate issues these obstacles can not only be overcome, but can even transfigure into a competitive advantage for your company. 

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