England Landlord Guidance

Tenant References

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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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Taking a Guarantor

Tenants can default in the payment of rent and landlords may protect themselves by taking a guarantor. (more…)

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Forms

Application for Accommodation

Application for Accommodation

Product Code: F009 - for updates see the version history tab **NEW** We now have an online application tool for ...
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
Online Reference Check

Online Reference Check

Carry out an online tenancy assessment check (often referred to as a credit check)
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 ...

Questions and Answers (for this topic and country)

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

Tenants with Criminal Convictions

I know some landlord insurance policies do not allow tenants with criminal convictions. To protect myself, is it advisable to have a clause in the tenancy agreement to cover the following since ...

Agent withholding information from me

My letting agent called to say they had found a prospective tenant for my flat and would I be ok with them signing a tenancy agreement. I asked the agents to give me the name and profession of ...

Pitfalls of a company let?

We have some applicants who have applied for a tenancy but the references are not good e.g. Unable to provide proof of earnings, poor credit score etc. The director of the company some of the ...

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