tenant referencing for dummies

tenant referencing for dummies

My agent uses another referencing company, can I use your referencing instead?

10 November, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii My agent uses another referencing company who don’t supply Tenant Histories.  I don’t feel that the referencing they offer is in my best interests, but I still want them to manage my properties. So is it possible for me to use your service as an ad-on to their basic referencing? Samii says Yes
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Can we have 4 different guarantors?

23 September, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I’m applying for a house-share with 3 friends and just wondered if it’s possible to have 4 different guarantors for the same property? Samii says Yes, it is possible.  Be sure to discuss this further with your landlord, as each guarantor will need to be referenced separately. Have you got a tenant referencing question? Then simply
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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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What is an AST?

05 August, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii What is an AST?… Samii says AST is short for ‘Assured Shorthold Tenancy’, which is the most common form of tenancy in the private rented sector. A tenancy can be an AST if all of the following apply: you’re a private landlord or housing association the tenancy started on or after 15 January
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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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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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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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