Nobody needs this much personal info.
What is happening with my data, and why do I NEED to provide it all to progress on my application? This isn't thorough, it's intrusive, and would be a gold-mine for data-mining.
- Very personal, largely irrelevant questions / requirements
- Extremely clunky to use, does not favour the tenant in the slightest
- Longest process (obtaining all the irrelevant information) I've ever been subjected to
- Extremely vague information on website that all point to 'give us your details and register interest' (for Estate Agents / Landlords)
- Actively avoiding applying for our favourite apartment just because of this form, the vague security claims made on website, and it seems, according to these other reviews, that I'm certainly not the only one.
Stupid System, sucks
Keep saying my friend's details not matched with my application while we applied as a group.
Who is the web developer and DBA of this sucking website product? Have you ever considered user experience and done enough testing?
Terrible. A waste of time.
Data overreach, not sure about the security of the data which would be gold for professional hackers. Sneaky system that asked a referee if I had a pet when I answered no on the form. The system cannot cope with an applicant who has been self employed for over 20 years.
A burden, makes difficult the rental application
Doesn't save all.the information, there are discrepancies I received an email confirming the application.but, when I had a look at it it was incomplete hadn't saved all the info. additionally, is mandatory to put mobile phones for previous real estates which is not easy as property managers provide in general the office Line and their email. Terrible form
Perhaps the most clunky online rental form. Certain sections wouldn't apply to the majority of people's situations. It disadvantages tenants, makes 3x the work and exists to data mine you.
Long, poorly thought out form.
This form has many loop holes in it when applying for tenancy. It also takes hours and hours to complete and isn’t responsive to certain answers: ie if living with family still requires you to submit a tenant ledger and will not submit unless provided. Avoid using this until they’ve fixed all the bugs and made it easier to use. It’s made applying for a single property take over 10 hours between the bugs, gathering all the redundant information required and then having other people fill in long irrelevant references.
Non existent support and invasion of privacy
Terrible system uses info from tenant options but doesn't let you add documents or anything. Will give them props for their inbuilt calendar but otherwise its a clunky system that doesn't allow you to clear out old properties or proceed without providing as much Information at a level 4 vetting clearance.
Worst application ...
Just completed an application and when I clicked submit - changed all the details to blank and asking for the whole information again even though these were saved. Requires too much information and unnecessary issues in completing them.
Clunky to use, and sofar the most un user friendly platform to apply for properties. It asks for impossible identification documents. If you don't hold a passport or receive Centerlink you cannot get 100 pts of id.
The amount of data requested in this process is disturbing. The 2Apply process REQUIRES more data than is necessary to achieve a home loan to PURCHASE A HOUSE. It goes above and beyond the data required for a landlord to be satisfied their potential tenant is bonified.
The biggest worry is the retention of data. I have received no notification the data is deleted on un/successful application. Therefore my data is in the hands of a private company and could easily be exploited for FULL identity theft or worse.
If a tenancy REQUIRED a 2Apply application I would not apply and would advise others to do the same.
What an absolute Sham of a platform
Just like everyone else has pointed out , this system is overly invasive with the information you need to provide. Mandatory irrelevant questions are plagued throughout ,breaches personal information and those linked to your profile.
It's very clear this system was purposely made with very unfair bias prerequisites to be considered a "suitable tenant"
Honestly, steer clear from using this platform , looking for a property is stressful enough , but mixed with using this application method you will wish you never bothered. Stick with 1 form as it's a much more fluent and much less invasive process in comparison.
I am surprised they have not been sued with these outlandish and unethical practices.
Weirdly and unnecessarily personal
This company will ask what your dog weighs and your emergency contact’s views on the “qualities” that would make you a good tenant. Very weird and unnecessarily personal - avoid if you can.
It takes hours to fill out an application because people from the same household have to answer the same questions over again, then you find out that half of the information hasn't been sent through to the agent anyway and they keep spamming your references to complete the information they've already provided. As others have also stated in reviews, how is it ok to ask for some of the detail that is being requested? Why are emergency contacts required for an application, it's not the actual lease?
Absolute rubbish. I don't know how businesses get away with selling such rubbish software.
Quick & easy process
I love how this process is so quick and easy. Simply just upload documents and fill in the required sections. There’s no back and forth signing, uploading and emailing as other methods would have. No delays, so simple and easy to use. Perfect!
Absolutely awful system
Absolutely awful system never have I ever come across a system so repetitive with questions that only Need to be answered by 1 person in the family house instead it wants the same information we all live in the same place with the same pets but yet you expect everyone to answer these questions over and over. Just everything about it is falsely advertised it is not easy. Unless you are 1 person applying is the only way it might be ok.. we had no trouble with another system that different real estate used it was very easy but this one is not. Some very unnecessary questions in there also.
Worse than 1form...
I thought 1Form was bad, then I had to use 2Apply to apply for a property. The questions are incredibly invasive (why does a property manager need to know my cat's weight, or my car's registration number?) and unlike 1Form, 99% of the questions are unskippable.
Easiest way to apply for properties - sooo easy and user friendly!!!
We used 2Apply through our new real estate agent and it was really quick and simple to complete the information - we could even upload info from our phone. We got confirmation we got the property on the same day!!! So brilliant - I wish all real estate agents used it
Unethical data collection everywhere - especially for your references
UNETHICAL as they come
Needs to take on community feedback to urgently address the unethical data collection from 2apply and over reaching questions.
Social media links are not necessary or ethical to ask for BUT THEY DO - it has nothing to do with applying for a rental application.
Emergency contacts are also NOT references and should not have to fill out a emailed form which also has questions on if they can be added to the mailing list, if they want a market appraisal on their property and are they looking to sell and want to be contacted
This platform is flawed in many ways, it does not consider individual circumstances, it requests linkages to your social media accounts such as Facebook, Instagram etc this really is unnecessary & has nothing to do with obtaining a rental property. You can provide above & beyond what is required in documentation to verify your identification however this is not enough to obtain the site’s five star rating. They also ask you to download an Equifax Credit Report for $24! We all know how unethical Equifax were in their previous credit reporting sc...ams in the past & were subsequently required to refund hundreds of customers for their incorrect credit reports! I was one of those customers at the time so guess I’ll suffice with 2Apply’s 3.5 star rating! Realestate agents & landlords should use their own means to investigate the worthiness of applicants & not rely on these robotic, in personalised software platforms.
Awful in every way
There is just no reason to need this much data. Evey person mentioned in your reference and rental history needs both an email and person mobile number.
I do not need to give you the email of my emergency contact, that defeats the purpose of an emergency contact. Not everyone at my work place is going to have a mobile they will want to be contacted on. They require all this data in order to sell it.
Questions & Answers
Specifically - What, if any, security measures are there for user data? On the website it states '2-step data protection with 'bank level' security, and when you click the icon, it redirects you to 'register interest' so someone can call up to convert another user.
The worst system ever to apply for property rent
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