Tenant Referencing For Dummies

Tenant Referencing For Dummies

I used to get credits for uploading tenants … what’s happened?

20 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Hello, I used to get credits for uploading tenants which don’t seem to happen any more? Samii says Good Morning, Thank you for your email and welcome back to the site.  We used to run a credit based system as you know, where you would receive lifestyle credits for each tenant uploaded. These
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Does the green tick mean I should go ahead with their tenancy or is there anything else I should be waiting for?

17 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I’ve just received the Equifax financial report back. Does the green tick mean I should go ahead with their tenancy or is there anything else I should be waiting for? Samii says Thank you for highlighting this issue. At Tenant Referencing UK we try to make everything as clear and transparent as possible,
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How on earth is it possible to get a credit score as low as that?

14 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii We ran a credit check the other day, I wanted to please verify the result with yourself as I have never seen a score so low as 7?? Can I check what the scale ranges from, I thought it was 1-600?? I’m not even sure how on earth it would be possible to
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Is there a way I can register and pay for all the services over the phone?

10 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I’m really interested in joining your website, but I work long shifts and I see that you’re only open 9am-5pm and closed at weekends. So is there a way I can register and pay for all the services over the phone? Samii says That’s a valid point, as I’m sure many landlords out there are too busy
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What is the excess, if any, on your insurance policy for lost rent?

09 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii What is the excess, if any, on your insurance policy for lost rent? Samii says Feel free to read about our insurance policies here : http://rentsafeuk.co.uk/category/insurance-products/ If you would like to take an insurance policy on an existing tenanted property, then there is a 90 day excess. However, if you draw up a new
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What’s the difference between LandlordReferencing.co.uk and OpenRent?

03 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I’m just researching referencing companies and I just wondered what the difference is between you and OpenRent? Samii says First of all, OpenRent isn’t a referencing company; they are an online letting agent who outsource their tenant referencing from ‘Rent Now’. Tenant Referencing UK powered by LandlordReferencing.co.uk is compliant with the ICO and FCA
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Can benefit tenants be accepted for your rent guarantee insurance products?

02 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I would like to take out a rent guarantee policy with RentSafeuk.co.uk for a tenant on benefits, is this possible? Is so, what criteria must they meet? Samii says Yes, at Tenant Referencing UK tenants in receipt of benefits have a chance of being insured for RGI through Rent Safe IF they have a guarantor. Guarantors for benefit
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Can I use existing tenant references to take out your RGI policies?

25 May, 20161 Comments
Dear Samii I currently get rent guarantee insurance through another company who I’ve recently found didn’t pay out on a claim. I want to carry on with RGI, so is it possible to use my existing referencing reports to take out one of your policies? Samii says Yes, we can indeed. Insurance criteria (believe it or not)
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Rent to Rent Arrears Cover?

23 May, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Hello, I am starting a rent to rent business and the prospective Landlord we are speaking to wants to have a rent Arrears Cover. Could you confirm how this could work? My intention is to have one single AST per house, reference check each tenant and have a “Standard & Rent Arrears –
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