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Could a ‘referencing passport’ really work?

16 November, 20160 Comments
Calls have been made for a new way of producing references for tenants, using a so-called ‘referencing passport’ that would be transferable between letting agents in order to save tenants money. The boss of easyProperty is now calling on the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) to back this initiative for ‘referencing passports’, as in England
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RGI for students / Tenant Alert Directory

17 March, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Can I take out rent guarantee insurance on a student tenant? Samii says In theory, yes. Just because they may not be working, as long as they can prove that they can afford to pay the rent, e.g. student loans, bursaries, etc then you shouldn’t have a problem obtaining RGI. For the most comprehensive letting insurance
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Referencing fees / Advertising property

15 March, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii A letting agent is trying to charge £25 to release a reference – can I continue without it? Samii says We understand that some agents do try to charge extra for releasing a reference. At Tenant Referencing UK we do not condone this type of practise, as it goes against the entire ethos
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