England Landlord Guidance

Tenant References

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Services

Tenant Risk Score

Tenant Risk Score

Use our Tenancy Assessment Service to obtain an assessment report (similar to a credit report) which is emailed to ...

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Forms

Online Reference Check

Online Reference Check

Carry out an online tenancy assessment check (often referred to as a credit check)
Application to be a Guarantor

Application to be a Guarantor

Product Code: F039 - for updates see the update history tab A separate application for a guarantor. This form is
Receipt for Payment from Tenant

Receipt for Payment from Tenant

Product Code: F052 A generic receipt document to be provided to a tenant for any payment received during a ...
Request for Reference from Previous Landlord

Request for Reference from Previous Landlord

Product Code: LT001 When a prospective tenant applies for a tenancy, it's always wise to take references. ...
Personal Character Reference Request

Personal Character Reference Request

Product Code: LT002 This document is suitable for requesting a personal or character reference from someone in ...
Employer Reference Request

Employer Reference Request

Product Code: LT003 A word template seeking an employers reference in respect of the prospective tenants ...
Trade Reference Request Template

Trade Reference Request Template

Product Code: LT004 If a prospective tenant who has applied for your property is self employed or a company let,
Solicitor or Accountant Reference Template

Solicitor or Accountant Reference Template

Product Code: LT005 Where a prospective tenant is self employed, obtaining references can be more problematic. ...
Successful Application Letter

Successful Application Letter

Product Code: LT010 Where a tenant has passed all the reference and credit checks etc. it is nice to let them ...
Application Accepted Subject to Conditions

Application Accepted Subject to Conditions

Product Code: LT011 After a prospective tenant has applied for a property, you may wish to accept the tenant but
Standing Order Form (Tenant to Landlord)

Standing Order Form (Tenant to Landlord)

Product Code: F034 - for updates see below Simple form for tenant to complete in order to set up a standing ...
Proposed Guarantor Covering Letter For Signing Guarantee Agreement

Proposed Guarantor Covering Letter For Signing Guarantee Agreement

Product Code LT127 It is always preferred that a guarantor be present at the same time as the tenant for signing

Questions and Answers (for this topic and country)

What do I need regarding references?

I'm dealing with the end of a tenancy and marketing my buy to let. Is there an 'idiot's guide' checklist on this site so I can ensure I don't overlook anything important? (more…)

Credit report: Linked addresses and Buy To Lets

I recently got my credit report and see some of my BTLs are included as "linked addresses". I have challenged this as I have never lived at the properties and do not want my credit score to be ...

New tenancies

Hi, I am showing prospective tenants around one of my properties tomorrow. Normally I just rent on a first come first served basis but this doesn't always go well! If several of the viewers like

References

I need to take up some references for a family. He has been living with his mother in law so has no previous landlord. Which other references can I get and are they worth having.

Rights a Landlord has to a Tenants proof of ID

Hi, If a landlord used an estate agent to sign up tenants and that estate agent asked the tenants to bring in their ID and application documents and used an independent referencing agency - Does ...

Collecting tenant information

Hello What is the best way to collect information on potential tenants for the tenant check? (more…)

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