Rental Scam Checker
Make informed rental decisions with our Rental Scam Risk Assessment, a service uniquely independent of landlord involvement. We thoroughly evaluate the risk of fraud in rental offers using both technology and expert reviews, based solely on information provided by you, the renter. This confidential and impartial assessment is perfect for those seeking certainty about a property’s legitimacy, especially when you prefer or need to proceed without landlord engagement.
Priced at €29.99 / £25.99 per assessment, our service offers the insights and assurance needed to navigate the rental market safely and confidently
Ready to secure your rental journey? Contact us to find the service that best fits your needs.
How We Protect Renters
We verify the identities of both landlords and renters. Our system identifies and flags false or modified IDs.Secureprop verify
Rent Escrow Accounts
We safeguard your rental payments in escrow, releasing them to the landlord only post-move-in.secureprop escrow
Property Risk Assessment
We assess every detail of your rental offer to identify risks and provide actionable security advice.secureprop Risk
WHY RISK ASSESSMENT MATTERS?
In today’s digital rental market, distinguishing legitimate rental offers from scams is challenging. Renters often face the dilemma of missing out on genuine opportunities due to uncertainty. This is where Secureprop’s independent risk assessment becomes vital. It empowers renters to confidently assess the legitimacy of rental offers, spotting potential red flags without requiring landlord involvement. Our service not only provides a detailed risk assessment but also offers guidance on rent scam safeguards, helping renters make informed decisions and proceed securely, even in situations where they would otherwise hesitate.
Transact on any platform
Our service simplifies secure renting: when you receive a rental offer, contact Secureprop before making any payment. We’re dedicated to preemptive fraud prevention and provide comprehensive support, including scam alerts and awareness across all platforms. Whether it’s a social media listing or a traditional rental site, we’re here to safeguard your transactions.
Our Tools and Services Protect Renters
Use on any platform including social media
Check any rental property offer
Pre-Rental Payment Protection
Confirm your Landlord’s Identity
Transact with Peace of Mind
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How Secureprop Verify Works
1. Finding your Rental
When you find a rental property and want to verify its authenticity, contact Secureprop at firstname.lastname@example.org before finalizing the agreement or making any payments. This proactive step ensures you move forward with confidence.
2. Risk Assessment
Upon receiving your request, we’ll collect necessary information from you and begin our assessment. We may request additional details during the process to thoroughly determine the risk. Typically, this review is completed within 24 hours.
3. Report and Recommendation
You will receive a comprehensive risk report from Secureprop detailing the fraud risk associated with the rental property.
The report includes recommendations, advice, and practical guidance, helping you make a well-informed decision. This report is confidential and provided exclusively to the renter.
Frequently Asked Questions
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