• Avoid a Landlord Nightmare: How to Properly Screen Tenant Credit

Avoid a Landlord Nightmare: How to Properly Screen Tenant Credit

  • 06/10/2019
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Hyatt Regency Lisle near Naperville 1400 Corporetum Dr, Lisle, IL 60532


  • For people who are not a member of CAREIA yet
  • This is for Members of CAREIA. An annual membership is $99 and allows entrance to the General Meeting and the CAREIA Library

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Avoid a Landlord Nightmare: How to Properly Screen Tenant Credit

With Jim Droske

Understanding credit will go a long way when it comes to picking the best possible tenants and Jim Droske has you covered!

Jim Droske is an expert in credit reports and credit scoring and has been in credit related industries for 28+ years including retail automobile lending for 12 years, mortgage lending for 9 years, and consumer credit repair for the last 8 years. He is the President at Illinois Credit Services, a State of Illinois Registered and Bonded consumer credit repair organization.

Illinois Credit Services has worked with thousands of consumers since 2009. He is the approved Lifelong Learning instructor for a quarterly, non-credit hour class (taught as needed) on Credit Reporting and Scoring at the College of Dupage. Also, Jim created and wrote a Continuing Education class on Credit and Credit Scoring that was approved by NMLS (National Mortgage Licensing Services) and is being offered in 7 states for mortgage originators CE credits.

As a Certified FICO Professional, Jim uses his real world experiences and extensive understanding of the credit, automobile, and mortgage industries to work with consumers to repair their credit and gain a better understanding of the credit system. Jim is a full member of NACSO (National Association of Credit Services Organizations) and has been hired as a Credit Expert Witness.

See you there! 

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Structured Networking (A) at 6:30 - 7 p.m.

Registration opens at 6:45 - 7:30 p.m.

Doors open | Open Library | Refreshments | Open Networking at 7:00 - 7:20 p.m.

Meeting Updates and Introductions at 7:20 - 7:30 p.m.

Speaker Presentation at 7:35 - 9 p.m.

Speaker Q & A at 9 - 9:15 p.m.

Close out at 9:15 -9:20 p.m.

Open Networking | New Memberships | Open Library at 9:20 - 10 p.m.

Event Ends at 10 p.m.


Cost: Admission is $15.00 for non-members. Free for members. No children under 15-years old allowed at this event. Cash, Check or Credit Cards accepted. You can always become a member of CAREIA for just $99.00 a yr.

New memberships can be accepted at this General Meeting. Cash, Check or Credit Cards accepted.

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**Attention Vendors: No Product Literature or Business Cards are allowed at our General Meetings or Networking Nights.


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