Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Florida

As a landlord is this legal to ask to fill up application free of charge by the potentiel tenant before i show the rental ? The appliation consist to past employer ,and past residence,referenes and s.s if necessary without obligation. Just the basic application.


Asked on 6/28/12, 5:01 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Alan Wagner Wagner McLaughlin, P.A.

You mean before you show them the lease agreement? Why wouldn;t you want to show them?

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Answered on 6/28/12, 5:20 pm

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

Generally, it is done after they see the rental and make offer to rent.

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Answered on 6/28/12, 6:19 pm
Lucreita Becude Lucreita D. Becude, P.A.

If you are going to run a credit report with the application - then yes charge the fee for the credit report. Surely you want to know what type of tenants you are leasing to.

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Answered on 6/29/12, 7:45 am

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