referencing questions

referencing questions

As a PhD student, please can you clarify some points regarding your referencing form?

07 September, 20161 Comments
Dear Samii I am a prospective tenant who has been asked to complete a referencing application with you. I am uncertain as to how some of the sections apply to my situation so am getting in touch to request clarification. I am a DPhil (or PhD) candidate at the University of Oxford, moving into a flat
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Do you use 30x Gross income or 30x take-home pay after taxes?

28 April, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Do you check Tenant affordability by asking them to provide you with six months’ payslips and six months bank statements?  When you check affordability do you use 30x Gross income or 30x take-home pay after taxes? Samii says It depends on their status. We request 6 from self-employed but minimum of 3 as
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Does a guarantor have to be a home owner?

27 April, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Does a guarantor have to be a home owner? Samii says No, in theory they could be renting their home. However they must be financially sound to support the tenant should anything go wrong, so they should be referenced in the same way as the applicant. There are two types of guarantor that DAS will accept for
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Referencing for tenants who’ve just arrived from another EU country – Do they qualify for RGI?

20 April, 20162 Comments
Dear Samii Please can you let me know whether you are able to carry out referencing for tenants who have just arrived from another country in the EU? Also, are they able to qualify for RGI? Samii says The problem we face is that a credit check is a required element of eligibility for RGI.
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Bank Statements / Financial Check Sample Report

30 March, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii My applicant tenant is concerned about fraud and reluctant to share their bank statements with your data processors. Is there any way around this part of the referencing procedure? Samii says At Tenant Referencing UK we use a secured connection and this is why we ask for these to be uploaded instead of being sent via
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