Sutton Associates

Our Services

Tenant Screening

A tenant screening is a background check that provides landlords with the knowledge they need to rent to the right tenant.  

Tenant Screening Services

Performing a tenant screening can help to keep your property and other tenants safe. With our pre-made or custom designed packages we let you set the parameters for a viable tenant. 

 Credit History Report

Our credit report by TransUnion, provides an in depth look at the applicant’s credit history. Payment history, employment, and address history are provided through a SSN and Name match.

 Criminal & Civil History Records Search ​​

Sutton Associates has compiled a comprehensive database of criminal court records at the County, State, and Federal level to provide conviction information as well as matters presently before the court. Sex offender and nationwide database searches can also be provided.

 Eviction Database​

Renting can be a risk. Our eviction database search will determine whether a renter has had a prior eviction. Allowing you to maximize your profit with a renter you can trust.

 Employment Verification​

Check the accuracy of education or degree received and confirm previous employments.​

Tenant Screening Services

Finally, peace of mind for landlords

Bad renters can drain your time, cause problems, damage property and cut into profits. Protect your property by conducting a tenant screening. 

Protect Your Property

Tenant Scorecard

An intuitive, customizable, and easy-to-use tool for landlords to analyze and score tenant applicants. Users can accept or reject applicants based on the different criteria set up in the scorecard template. There are scoring recommendations based on two grades, recommended criteria, and co-applicant capabilities.

Why Choose Sutton Associates?

Consumer Protection

Sutton Associates operates in a controlled, regulated, and transparent process pursuant to the FCRA.  Background checks are only conducted with the applicant’s written consent. Our regulations protect your business.


Sutton Associates matches criminal records to applicants using a combination of identifiers including social security number, date of birth, alias names, driver’s license numbers, and past addresses.


Our professional background screeners yield fast response times, usually returning a background check within 12-72 hours.

Cost Effective

By hiring the right employee, businesses can reduce turnover, increase productivity, and reduce costs through training.