Tenant Referencing for Landlords

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Tenant Referencing Services for Landlords

Choosing the right tenant from the start can eliminate the stress of late or missing rent payments and reduce the risk of damage to your property. FLS offers landlords a range of services designed to assist you in choosing the right tenant.

To further protect you from loss of rental income we also offer a range of Rent Guarantee insurance products.

Referencing services are provided to landlords on a pay-as-you-order basis and orders should be placed via our website.

Full Profile Referencing
Response time: Average 48 hours
  Insight Referencing
Response time: 4 working hours
We believe our Full Profile service does more than any other product available in the industry to minimise the risk of defaulting tenants. Our cost effective service provides the greatest depth of enquiry currently available to landlords in the UK and we aim to respond within twenty four to forty eight hours.

Each Full Profile includes:
  • Written verification of employment/income
  • Previous letting reference or home ownership check
  • Residency confirmation
  • Affordability calculation
  • Full credit history check including:
    • County Court Judgment (CCJ) search
    • Bankruptcy & IVA data search
    • Linked address checks
    • Electoral roll presence
    • Existing credit agreements
  • Application tracking with 24 hour online access
  • Easy to read comprehensive report by fax or email
  • Rent Guarantee Insurance Available
  • Order online or download application form
  Our Insight service has a response time of four working hours. All references are collected verbally by our trained operators and calls are recorded for quality control purposes. All references are taken up on outgoing calls to verified numbers.


This service is not suitable for self-employed, retired or overseas applicants and can not be used in conjunction with our Rent Guarantee Insurance.


Each Insight application includes:

  • Verbal confirmation of employment and income
  • Previous letting reference or home ownership check
  • Identity validation
  • Residency confirmation
  • Affordability calculation
  • Full credit history check including:
    • County Court Judgment (CCJ) search
    • Bankruptcy & IVA data search
    • Linked address checks
    • Electoral roll presence
    • Existing credit agreements
  • Application tracking with 24 hour online access
  • Easy to read comprehensive report by fax or email
£29.50 inc. VAT   £34.95 inc. VAT

Credit Check Plus
Response time: Instant Online Results
  Company Referencing
Response time: Within 1 working day
Our Credit Check service is ideal for situations when you require information quickly. You can choose between an online search with instant results or submitting an application form to us for a response in 1 working hour.

We will search the files of a leading credit reference agency to ensure that the applicant has not previously been insolvent, bankrupt or involved in any court proceedings for debt.

Each Credit Check includes:

  • County Court Judgment (CCJ) search
  • Bankruptcy & IVA data search
  • Linked address checks
  • Electoral roll presence
  • Existing credit agreements
  • Easy to read comprehensive report delivered online or sent by email
  • Order online or download application form
 

Letting a property to a company is not guaranteed income. In the current economic climate it is more important than ever to ensure that the company you let to is a good risk.

Is your customer likely to go out of business owing you money? Will a customer delay payments, costing you time and money as you chase the payments? A Company Reference Check can help you avoid these difficult situations.

Each Company Reference Check includes:

  • Confirmation of registered office, trading addresses and date of incorporation
  • Verification of business activities
  • Details of any previous names or subsidiaries
  • Full analysis of profit and loss account and balance sheet
  • County Court Judgment search
  • Verification of Director details
  • Easy to read comprehensive report sent by email
  • Order online or download application form
£9.95 inc. VAT   £14.95 inc. VAT