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Please note that Rentalo.com only facilitates the exchange of information between you and the property owners. We strongly recommend that you ask for references until you feel at ease making the transaction. In addition, below you will find some tips on how to use the Internet to investigate the credibility of property owners.
> If this is the first time you are staying in this proeperty or dealing with this property owner, we highly recommend you read anti-fraud guidelines before transacting with property owners.
> Additionally, we also recommend you register your booking on our site via our “Worry-Free Lodging Guarantee”. This guarantee was designed by Rentalo to give you more peace of mind. When registering your booking with us, we will take the necessary steps to make sure you property your are staying is real and from a legit owner.
Tips for using the Internet to Investigate The Credibility of the Owner or Authentisity of a Property
2) Use WhitePages.com to verify the owner's personal information by doing a basic “People Search”. You may also try the “Reverse Phone Number”or “Reverse Address” tab. However, if your whitepaper.com searches don't turn up any results, please keep in mind that the owner may not show up if he is unlisted, only have a cell phone, or rent instead of own a primary home.
3) For a small fee, you can get public records of your potential property owner by run basic background check report using a site like: ussearch.com, intellius.com. You can also search Google using the keyword 'personal background report' to find more sources.
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