Tenant Referencing for Landlords

Choosing the right tenant from the start can eliminate the stress of late or missing rent payments and reduce the risk of damage to your property. Rentguard offers landlords a range of services designed to assist you in choosing the right tenant. Our referencing services for landlords include:

  • Online Credit Check
  • Full Tenant Reference
  • Company Reference Check

To further protect you from loss of rental income we also offer a range of Rent Guarantee insurance products.

Online Credit Check

Suitable for tenants & guarantors*
Response time: instant online or 1 working hour

Our Credit Check service is ideal for situations when you require information quickly. Simply enter the tenant’s details and receive instant confirmation that they are who they say they are and they have no CCJs or other negative credit history.

We will search the files of a leading credit reference agency to ensure that the applicant has not previously been insolvent, bankrupt or involved in any court proceedings for debt.

Each Credit Check includes:

  • County Court Judgment (CCJ) search
  • Bankruptcy & IVA data search
  • Linked address checks
  • Electoral roll presence
  • Existing credit agreements
  • Credit score
  • Easy to read comprehensive report delivered online or sent by email
  • Suitable for use with our 4 point check

*Please note that when guarantors are being checked for Rent & Legal Protection insurance purposes the Full Profile service must be used.

£10.95 inc. VAT per person - order online
Secure online payment at point of order

Full Tenant Reference

Suitable for tenants & guarantors
Response time: average 48 hours

We believe our Full Profile service does more than any other product available in the industry to minimise the risk of defaulting tenants. Our cost effective service provides the greatest depth of enquiry currently available to landlords in the UK and we aim to respond within 24 to 48 hours.

Each Full Profile includes:

  • Written verification of employment/income
  • Previous letting reference or home ownership check
  • Residency confirmation
  • Affordability calculation
  • Full credit history check including:
    • County Court Judgment (CCJ) search
    • Bankruptcy & IVA data search
    • Linked address checks
    • Electoral roll presence
    • Existing credit agreements
    • Credit Score
  • Application tracking with 24 hour online access
  • Easy to read comprehensive report by fax or email
  • Rent and Legal Protection insurance available

£29.50 inc. VAT per person - order online
Secure online payment at point of order

Company Reference Check

Suitable for company letting applications
Response time: 1 working day

Letting a property to a company is not guaranteed income. In the current economic climate it is more important than ever to ensure that the company you let to is a good risk.

Is your customer likely to go out of business owing you money? Will a customer delay payments, costing you time and money as you chase the payments? Rentguard Company Reference Check can help you avoid these difficult situations.

Each Company Reference Check includes:

  • Confirmation of registered office, trading addresses and date of incorporation
  • Verification of business activities
  • Details of any previous names or subsidiaries
  • Full analysis of profit and loss account and balance sheet
  • County Court Judgment search
  • Verification of director details
  • Easy to read comprehensive report sent by email

£19.95 inc. VAT per company - order online
Secure online payment at point of order

Get in touch

Tel 0333 000 0162
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Sat9:00am – 4:00pm
E-mail info@rentguard.co.uk

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