When Does Guarantee End? / Giving Notice

Having a guarantor for a tenancy which is often a family member, is one of the best things to do when letting property as a landlord. However, when a tenancy, including an assured shorthold tenancy, goes into periodic, it is possible in cases for a guarantor to give notice. This article explains the position that the guarantor should give adequate notice, and we attempt to define "adequate".

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Tenant References and Guarantors

Landlords should interview prospective tenants carefully to assist in choosing one who will be trustworthy and reliable. Taking up references from a prospective tenant’s current or previous landlord, employer and bank can help to inform the tenant selection process.