What is the Lead Questionnaire and how does it work?

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When renters show interest in your property, you need to evaluate each lead to see who might be a serious candidate. That is where TurboTenant’s Lead Questionnaire comes in.

Lead Questionnaire

To make your life easier as a landlord, TurboTenant can automatically send each lead who expresses interest in your rental on a 3rd party listing website a short questionnaire so you can learn more about them as a renter. We ask them about:

  • Contact Information
  • Employment Situation
  • Monthly Income
  • Desired Move-in Date
  • Number of people they will be living with
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Any questions they have for you

Once the renter completes the questionnaire, we will send you an email letting you know so you can review their information. If they seem like they could be a good fit, feel free to move forward with them - whether that is inviting them to see the rental or having them fill out a rental application.

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You’ll be able to assess different leads faster than ever, making sure you don’t waste your time on any renters that might not be a good fit from the get-go.

How does the Lead Questionnaire differ from the Rental Application?

The Lead Questionnaire is a short form that renters can fill out in a couple minutes. It gives you basic information about each lead to help you quickly weed out anyone who might not be a good fit.

However, the Lead Questionnaire is not a substitute for a rental application. TurboTenant’s Online Rental Application is an extensive set of questions that gather all the industry standard information you need to make a good decision. It is perfect for each renter you are highly considering renting to. Our rental application asks about:

  • Rental History
  • Past landlords (so you can get an automatic reference)
  • Specific employment details, including references
  • Proof of Income (uploading a bank statement or paystub)
  • Pet and vehicle details
  • And much more!

Along with our thorough credit, criminal, and eviction report, the rental application will help you rest easy knowing you’re renting to the right tenant!  

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