landlord referencing

landlord referencing

Looking for a new reference provider who will conduct more stringent checks…

17 May, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Hello, I hope you can help me. I’m a private landlord who has recently suffered a significant financial loss as a result of a tenancy gaining a lease that in my opinion they should never have been offered. One of your competitors completing the referencing on our behalf and the tenant seem to
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How do you ensure your database is as comprehensive as possible?

16 May, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii This is great oriented at Landlords and letting agencies as Experience and like does not really apply to tenants reference. What procedure do you have in place to ensure your database is as comprehensive as possible? How do you encourage all agencies and landlords to report to you how their current or past
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Tenant tries to frame Landlord for Car Accident!

16 May, 20161 Comments
A Tenant Referencing UK landlord member has recently shared their story with us regarding a rogue tenant they’ve uploaded onto the database, that we’d now like to share with you here:  ‘A tenant has just tried to ‘frame’ me and I thought about Paul who I know was stabbed by a tenant.   I’m currently suing
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Why do you need my national insurance number?

13 May, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii My reference is currently being processed, so I just wanted to know why you need my National Insurance number? Samii says At Tenant Referencing UK in order to proceed with your reference we need your National Insurance number because: It is proof of your identity, It proves your right to work in the UK. You
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Info on the referencing process that I can share with my applicant tenants

11 May, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Do you have any information on the referencing process that I can share with my applicant tenants please? Samii says Of course, and it’s great to hear that you want to be completely transparent with tenants on the referencing process. Hopefully you’ll be able to use the following to effectively communicate with future tenants: The
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Are you complying with EPC Legislation? Welcome to TR – EPC Certificates

09 May, 20160 Comments
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are needed whenever a property is built, sold, or rented and must be ordered for potential buyers and tenants before a property can be marketed for sale or rent. Those landlord and agents who fail to have an EPC within 7 days of marketing a property risk a penalty from Trading Standards. So at
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Nationwide increase maximum mortgage age to 85

09 May, 20160 Comments
Nationwide have announced that from this July they will be increasing the maximum age of mortgage maturity from 75 to 85. The move has come to meet the growing demand to get on the housing ladder, and will be available on all of Nationwide’s standard mortgages up to 60% LTV with a maximum loan size
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Tenant who murdered landlord with frying pan jailed for 21 years

06 May, 20160 Comments
A tenant who killed his landlord with a frying pan this time last year has now been jailed for a minimum of 21 years. Last month Bulgarian Nikola Zhulev was found guilty of killing his landlord Alan Gardner, after he was found dead at his bungalow in Balbeggie on April 24th last year. Zhulev, who
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ICO say UK Agents need to do more to protect tenants’ sensitive data

04 May, 20160 Comments
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have recently released their findings from an enquiry into the residential lettings and sales sector, which reveals that UK agents need to do more to comply with the data protection principles. Looking to gain a better understanding of the data handling practices, information risks and challenges that letting agents face,
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