References and Guarantors

Landlords should interview prospective contract-holders carefully to assist in choosing one who will be trustworthy and reliable. Taking up references from prospective contract-holders, current or previous landlords, employers and banks can help to inform the contract-holder selection process.

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Related Forms

Guarantor Agreement (Wales)

Download a guarantor agreement for Wales with updated terms for new occupation contracts and contract holders.

Application to be a Guarantor

A separate application for a guarantor.

Request for Reference from Previous Landlord

if you wish to take a previous landlord reference, this word template is suitable. It can be modified how you like.

Related Services

Online Application Form for Prospective Tenants

Guild subscribers can use our online application form for prospective tenants.

Tenant Referencing

We offer a tenant or guarantor assessment service similar to obtaining a credit check, and checks include a prospective tenant or guarantor assessment score, CCJ’s and bankruptcy.

Forms and Templates

Guild subscribers can download from our selection of around 150 forms an unlimited number of times. The popular forms are regularly updated as and when necessary.