Rental Criteria for Seattle Consultant LLC



Tenant screening is one of the most crucial aspects of property management. A thorough background check is the most important element in determining whether or not an applicant may be a good tenant. Below is a detailed outline of the credit criteria North Pacific Properties requires to approve an applicant for tenancy:

Generally required information may include:

  • Applicant on-time for showing appointment
  • Positive picture ID
  • Completed application for every occupant 18 years and older
  • Applicant(s) able to pay complete deposit and rent deposit at time of lease signing

Income & Employment Requirements:

  • ·Proof of verifiable employment and/or verifiable source of income

Income for W2 employees can be verified by the following ways:

  •  2 most recent pay stubs
  •  Employee Reference contact and phone

Income for Self Employed individuals can be verified as follows:

  • 3 months of bank statements
  • Signed tax returns for the last 1-2 years to show predictable income
  • Adequate gross income to rent ratio; typically 3 to 1 (rent should not exceed 33% of your income)
  • No excessive debt which may impact applicant(s) ability to pay rent

Credit History:

  • Good credit history free of negative credit issues which may indicate an applicant is high-risk and/or indicates a pattern of payment delinquency
  • Applicants with charge-offs, unpaid debts, or a history of delinquent payments may be denied tenancy.
  • Applicants with credit scores beneath 700 may be denied. North Pacific Properties seeks tenants with mid to upper 700 credit scores.

Rental history information required may include:

  • Each rental applicant must be able to demonstrate a pattern of meeting their rental or mortgage obligations, leaving prior properties in good condition and not having a pattern of complaints from neighbors. Applicant should be able to provide references from previous housing providers(s).
  • If applicant has prior rental experience, good references from prior landlord(s)
  • No prior evictions on applicant(s) record

Pets on the Property:

  • If permitted by property owner, pets are allowed provided that prior permission has been obtained, and all required documents have been signed by both parties. All pets must be properly licensed if required by city or county law and you have a record of current immunizations.

A completed and signed application is required for each adult applicant. Photo ID must be presented for copy.

To expedite your application process, please provide your property manager (via email or fax) Verification of Income by providing your 2 most recent paystubs or job offer letter. Making sure we can get a hold of your landlord is very important as well.

Claims of Copyright Infringement & Related Issues (17 USC and 512 et seq.)

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. Anyone who believes their work has been reproduced in a way that constitutes copyright infringement may notify our agent by providing the following information:

         a. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the site;
         b. Identification of the material that you claim is infringing and needs to be removed, including a description of where it is located so that the copyright agent can locate it;
         c. Your address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address, so that the copyright agent may contact you about your complaint; and
         d. A signed statement that the above information is accurate; that you have a good faith belief that the identified use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf in this situation.
         Upon obtaining such knowledge we will act expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material. Please be aware that there are substantial penalties for false claims.

If a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, you may submit a counter notification to our agent. A valid counter notification is a written communication that incorporates the following elements:

         a. A physical or electronic signature of the poster;
         b. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
         c. A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification;
         d. Your name, address, and telephone number; a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of federal district court for the judicial district in which your address is located, or if your address is outside of the U.S., for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found; and that you will accept service of process from the complainant.
Notices of the foregoing copyright issues should be sent as follows:

By mail:

                           Northwest Multiple Listing Service
                           11430 NE 120th Street
                           Kirkland, WA 98034
                           United States
                           Attention: DMCA Designated Agent

By e-mail:
If you give notice of copyright infringement by e-mail, an agent may begin investigating the alleged copyright infringement; however, we must receive your signed statement by mail or as an attachment to your e-mail before we are required to take any action.

This information should not be construed as legal advice. We recommend you seek independent legal counsel before filing a notification or counter-notification. For further information about the DMCA, please visit the website of the United States Copyright Office at:

*The information contained herein, while collected from sources deemed reliable, is neither guaranteed nor warranted by the Seller, the agent Jaime Hernandez, nor Seattle Consultant LLC. Figures are taken directly from the King County’s assessor Records (K.C.A.R.). It is incumbent upon the prospective buyer to seek independent verification of all facts relative to lot sizes, interior square footage, zoning, and other issues material to their purchase or rent. Claims of Copyright Infringement & Related Issues (17 USC § 512 et seq.)