Do you check bank balances for applicants?

No – the only time we would check an applicant’s bank balance is if we need to check an applicant’s savings in support of an affordability assessment. For all applicants we check the validity of the bank account details the applicant provided. Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us […]

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Where can I found out more information about a CCJ?

From Registry Trust Limited here Sorry Jungle Property cannot provide details of County Court Judgments. Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us using the contact details here Please rate this article so we know how well it answered your question…

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Are references double checked by phone?

The tenant referencing company we employ use a combination of tools to collate date required for a tenant reference: Live data feeds e.g. from Equifax databases E-mail e.g. employers, accountants and landlords Telephone calls – e.g. follow-up responses/lack of response from employers, accountants and landlords The referencing company provide us with a live audit trail […]

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Why do you outsource tenant referencing?

Outsourcing tenant referencing is a common practice in the lettings industry. Jungle property require all our applicants provide comprehensive references (many letting agents will only require a sub-set of what we require e.g. credit score) and employ tenant referencing specialists to undertake this important task. As specialists, the tenant referencing company have the tools and […]

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What proof of savings does an applicant need to provide?

If an applicant wishes to provide details of their savings as proof of affordability, they must provide financial statements for a savings account covering the last 6 months that show no money has been withdrawn from that account in that period – providing bank statements for a current account, statements covering less than 6 months, […]

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How can someone who is receiving a pension prove their income?

By providing our referencing agent with a copy of your latest P60. A P60 should be issued by your pension provider shortly after the tax year finishes on 5th April. If your P60 is not received by 31st May each year you should contact your pension provider. Still not answered your question? We love questions […]

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I have provided pay slips do you need to contact my employer?

Yes – Pay slips can easily be falsified and may not confirm the following: Contracted basic annual income Whether the employment is temporary or permanent If there is likely to be a change in the contract/employment in the foreseeable future Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us using the […]

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The applicant has not been found on the electoral roll should I be concerned?

In isolation, the fact that the applicant has not been found on the electoral roll tells us very little about the applicant’s suitability for a tenancy. Considered alongside other referencing information this helps confirm the identifty and profile of the applicant e.g. does the applicant have any accounts (bank, utility etc.) open at the address […]

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