A Guide on Shortlisting Tenants

Many people think that they would be able to handle the process of renting out a property of theirs without any help but what they do not realize is that the process does not end once you get a tenant, it continues on and it includes dealing with the tenant throughout the term of the contract. It might not such be a problem most of the time but sometimes it becomes a headache when you get a tenant who likes to create problems. We have heard so many landlords or landladies complain about their tenants not paying rent on time, trashing the apartment, disturbing other occupants of the buildings and other things. Many people who have the money and awareness tend to hire Romford estate agents or agents from somewhere else who handle everything regarding the renting out of the apartment.

If you still think that you can handle the whole thing yourself and do not need to hire a real estate agent then we have prepared a guide that can help you in choosing a tenant. People say that don’t judge by the look of someone but many landlords so you can try that but we would suggest you to stick to something solid like our list of questions that you should ask the potential candidates.

Work Reference
It is necessary that you ask every tenant about their work reference as this will give you an idea whether they would be able to afford the rent or not and you can investigate their workplace to find out whether they are reliable or not.

Documents
The most important documents that you need from the tenant are the identification documents and once you get them, you should run them by your nearest police station to see whether they have a clean criminal record or not.