Landlords can find the perfect property, in the best location and at a good price, but with the wrong tenant(s), your investment can become a time consuming and expensive worry. A wrongly placed tenant could cause issues such as unpaid rent, disturbing neighbours and mistreating your property, including illegal activities such as cultivation of drugs.
With properties requiring a substantial outlay, tenant referencing is essential. Alan Boswell Group have partnered with a range of referencing providers who can to meet your specific needs, so whether your priorities are price, speed, service or product range, our partners have an option that will best meet your requirements, services include:
Please be aware though, that finding a good tenant is not always a guarantee that you will not incur issues in the future as even the best tenant’s circumstances can change through redundancy and ill health. So, we recommend protecting all tenancies with either Legal Expenses or Rent Guarantee.
Landlords who wish to purchase rent guarantee insurance must reference their tenant in order to purchase a policy.
Please see below our list of recommended providers:
RentProfile provides award winning tenant referencing for landlords with an average turnaround of one business day. The company has processed over 100k reports to date and has a Trustpilot score of 4.5 stars from over 1800 verified reviews.
Canopy offers a ‘hands-off’ tenant referencing service, delivering results quickly but without sacrificing thoroughness and quality. Using the latest technology including biometric ID verification and open banking we can verify Identity and affordability in minutes.
Tenancy360 is a one stop solution for tenant onboarding, taking tenants from the point of application, through thorough referencing, to the signing of signatures and collection of move in money.
We are here to save you time and money in your onboarding and renewals process, freeing up your time to win more business and focus on what really matters to your business.
Access to our full dashboard is entirely free for six months, then only pay a small fee per reference after this.
Our services include:
Vorensys offer class leading tenant screening services directly to letting agents and landlords and white label services to insurers, software vendors and property management portals.
Our services include:
Two types of tenant referencing available:
LetRef was set up in 2008 order to provide an exemplary service for letting agents and landlords, addressing all the errors the other referencing companies made and putting them right! They have gone from strength to strength and their client base has grown year-on-year due to their excellent reputation.
They carry out every reference check thoroughly and verify all information received, this ensures their many prestigious clients have the utmost confidence in them. Landlords receive detailed reports that build a picture of the potential tenant along with back-up documentation that verifies all references fully. They can also provide Enhanced AML checks with liveness verification (IDVT).
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