These free-to-use documents and templates can help landlords reference a new tenant. Every document is in an editable format, allowing you to easily tailor them to suit your own business process.
Use the tenant identity check letter to request the needed documents and establish a professional relationship with your tenant. Edit the document to request more documents as you see fit. Then keep a record of the documents you have checked using the tenant identification certificate.
Get a good picture of your prospective new tenant by asking their previous landlord about their experiences.
A tenant who is moving into rented accommodation for the first time might give the name of an alternative referee, such as an ex-employer, doctor or solicitor. Use the character reference request letter template to obtain confirmation of your tenant’s identity and suitability as a renter.
Confirm your tenant’s salary in order to be sure that they will be able to meet their rental obligations. You may also wish to check if your tenant is on a temporary or permanent contract and if they are under notice or in a probationary period. We have provided an employer reference request letter template for this purpose.
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