We strongly recommend you complete National Tenancy Database / TICA blacklist checks before approving any tenant (you can arrange this through PropertyNow).
You should also consider checking the ACCR criminal court attendance database and/or order full police background checks through PropertyNow, if you wish.
Most importantly, we recommend taking out Landlords Insurance – this covers you for theft, malicious damage, or loss of rent if the tenant stops paying. There are many different providers so make sure to shop around. Here’s two to get you started: