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    • fishpond
    • By fishpond 13th Mar 18, 11:07 AM
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    References
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    • 13th Mar 18, 11:07 AM
    References 13th Mar 18 at 11:07 AM
    New one on me.
    Prospective tenant has moved back to the U.K (x pat) from Spain in the last 3 months, how are their tenant references checked?
    Any idea's?
    Last edited by fishpond; 13-03-2018 at 11:15 AM. Reason: typo
    I am a LandLord, so there!
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    • Comms69
    • By Comms69 13th Mar 18, 11:09 AM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 11:09 AM
    • #2
    • 13th Mar 18, 11:09 AM
    New one on me.
    Prospective tenant has moved back to the U.K (x pat) from Spain in the last 3 months, how are their references checked?
    Any idea's?
    Originally posted by fishpond


    References in relation to what?


    What is it you want proof of
    • theartfullodger
    • By theartfullodger 13th Mar 18, 11:24 AM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 11:24 AM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 11:24 AM
    Last 6 months bank statements, Spanish & UK. Reference from wherever they have been living (relative, landlord) and proof of address (bank statements, council tax, other bills, electoral roll) , payslips etc etc etc. Benefit award letters.

    No electoral roll - no commitment to our democracy.

    Why did they move back ? What went wrong? (Nothing is a valid answer)

    Character references from 2 UK residents .

    You get all these, don't let tenant supply.

    Bleedin' ex-pats, coming back here, taking our homes.

    Usual Right2Rent checks.
    Last edited by theartfullodger; 13-03-2018 at 11:27 AM.
    • G_M
    • By G_M 13th Mar 18, 11:33 AM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 11:33 AM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 11:33 AM
    and/or UKK guarantor if references cannot be obtained.
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